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Independent Datebook, Oct. 28

• Join the Unitarian Meetinghouse's Racial Justice Task Force and the Social Action Film Series at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1 for a live Zoom-based...

County officials announce ‘The Show Must Go On in Monmouth’

Monmouth County officials have announced the start of “The Show Must Go On in Monmouth,” a new initiative that has been created to support...

Deadline approaches for individuals to file for Senior Freeze checks

By Ellen Steinberg and Peter Humphreys With less than two weeks to go, the New Jersey State Treasurer’s office has extended the filing deadline for...

Community raises $50,000 to benefit Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore

In a great show of support during the challenging COVID-19 health crisis, community members came together on Oct. 6 to raise more than $50,000...

Burry authors book about Colts Neck historic sites

COLTS NECK – Monmouth County Freeholder Lillian Burry, who is a resident of Colts Neck, has announced the release of her first book, “A...

Monmouth County online surplus auction to be held from Oct. 24-27

The Monmouth County Board of Freeholders has announced that the 2020 Monmouth County fall surplus auction will begin at 9 a.m. Oct. 24 and...

Monmouth prosecutor announces arrest of 15 individuals for child sexual abuse materials

Separate investigations have netted 15 individuals who have been charged with possessing and/or trafficking child sexual abuse materials, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni...

Y Academy programs offer options for academic support, child care

RED BANK - When local school district administrators announced they would start the 2020-21 school year with a blend of in-person and remote learning...

DEA announces 19th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is holding its 19th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 24 at locations across the country. The nationwide...

Middletown launches program to assist operators of small businesses

MIDDLETOWN - Officials in Middletown have launched a program that will provide financial assistance to small businesses in the municipality that have been affected...

Voters asked to weigh in on legalized marijuana, tax credit for veterans, changing legislative...

While voters are focused on the presidential election and their own local elections, they will also be asked to weigh in on public questions...

‘Joker’ turns from comedy to horror, writing latest thriller from his Princeton home

Subhead: James S. "Murr" Murray of "Impractical Jokers" fame releases newest book, "Don't Move" It may not be impossible to spot one of your favorite...

Boheme Opera NJ offers podcast series

Boheme Opera NJ received an Emergency Federal CARES Act Award through the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, as well as a grant...

COVID’s impact: The ‘burbs’ are back, retail is changing

By Michele S. Byers Not long ago, experts who track New Jersey’s land use and development trends were putting the nail in the coffin of...

Free virtual seminar for first-time homebuyers set for Oct. 20

Chiquita Pittman, a top producing agent for RE/MAX Platinum, is partnering with the Puerto Rican Action Board (PRAB) to host a free virtual seminar...

Independent Business Briefs, Oct. 21

Steven Crane, the former owner of New York City’s Pó restaurant, has opened a café, Pyour Pour, in Little Silver. At Pyour Pour, Crane...

Monmouth news briefs, Oct. 21

The 18th annual RAT Rock Open Charity Golf Classic, benefiting LADACIN Network, was held on Sept. 29 at Jumping Brook Country Club, Neptune. Doug...

Independent Datebook, Oct. 21

• Temple Shalom, 5 Ayrmont Lane, Aberdeen Township, will host a blood and platelet drive from 2-8 p.m. Oct. 28 in conjunction with RWJ...
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