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Beware of ‘grandparent scam’ where con artist pretends to be a relative in distress

The following information was disseminated by the East Brunswick Police Department: In a typical Grandparent Scam, a con artist calls or emails the victim posing...

Firm will oversee cleanup at pump station

ABERDEEN - Members of the Township Council have authorized CME Associates to perform engineering services relating to the Strathmore area pump station at 30...

Monmouth County freeholders adopt $452M budget for 2020

The Monmouth County Board of Freeholders has adopted a $452.8 million budget to fund the operation of the county during 2020. The budget was adopted...

Monmouth County legislators call on Gov. to reopen state, county parks

One day after Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy ordered the closure of all state and county parks in New Jersey in the face of the...

Gov. announces postponement of June 2 primary elections until July 7  

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed Executive Order No. 120, postponing primary elections from June 2 to July 7 in response to the ongoing COVID-19...
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Online public library traffic to extensive digital selections, virtual programs soar in part to...

Public libraries across the state may not be physically open, but online offerings continue as traffic to extensive digital selections and virtual programs have...

All state parks and forests closed to help flatten the curve of coronavirus

To limit the spread of COVID-19 and to ensure social distancing, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) closed all state parks and...

Legal Services of New Jersey launches program for victims enslaved by human trafficking

Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ), based in Edison, has launched a major new statewide initiative to provide civil legal aid for victims in...

Ice Cream Emergency mobile truck offers home delivery to ‘celebrate in place’

Ice Cream Emergency mobile ice cream truck will offer a make-your-own sundae package for families at home so they can “celebrate in place.” The package...

Monmouth County reports positive cases reach 2,351 as of April 5

Monmouth County Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone and Freeholder Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley have announced that, as of 10 a.m. on April 5,...

News Briefs, April 8

Six Flags Great Adventure and Safari and Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, Jackson, have temporarily suspended operations and will open in mid-May, or as soon...

United Way of Central Jersey continues free VITA tax preparation using online platform

United Way of Central Jersey continues its free VITA tax preparation using a new online platform for households and individuals with an income of...

Take the #CensusSelfie challenge

New Jersey's response rate for the 2020 Census is only at 43%, with some counties as low as 20%, according to information provided by Advocates...

Swamp pinks face double threat

By Michele S. Byers In the wooded wetlands of southern New Jersey, tender buds of swamp pink flowers are popping from the ground like stalks...

Online activities will celebrate organ donation through NJ Sharing Network

NJ Sharing Network, the non-profit, federally designated organ procurement organization responsible for the recovery of organs and tissue in the state, will observe National...

Artists return to their New Jersey roots for a virtual exhibit 

The Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, is moving forward in an innovative way as museums and most businesses remain closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The museum...

Right at Home of Central New Jersey caregivers provide in-home care during COVID-19 crisis

As COVID-19 continues to ravage communities, local Right at Home of Central New Jersey employees are saving lives and helping to stem the spread...

Red Bank councilman teams up with First Lady to boost relief fund

RED BANK - Borough Councilman Hazim Yassin announced he has formed a coalition of more than 100 elected officials who have pledged to donate...
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