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All New Jersey child care center personnel required to be vaccinated by Nov. 1

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed Executive Order No. 264, requiring all child care center personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Nov. 1...

Holmdel officials will seek county funding for ‘connectivity’ project

HOLMDEL - The members of the Holmdel Township Committee have voted to apply for funding from the Monmouth County Municipal Open Space Grant Program...

New Jersey Film Commission touts premiere of ‘The Many Saints of Newark’

Tony Soprano will make his big-screen debut on Oct. 1 in the highly anticipated Warner Bros. feature "The Many Saints of Newark." Set in the...

In Frame: Aberdeen Day 2021

ABERDEEN - Throughout Aberdeen Township, residents, visitors and vendors gathered to celebrate the return of Aberdeen Day on Sept. 18. The town-wide event featured a...

Community members invited to Operation HOPE fundraiser

An equine-assisted therapy program directed by a Holmdel resident and a Freehold Township resident will host a fundraiser to assist rescue animals and the...

Warm air, more rain and more floods: the new normal

By Michele S. Byers New Jersey experienced its worst flooding in years on Sept. 1 when the remnants of Hurricane Ida dumped up to 11...

Department of Agriculture updates spotted lanternfly reporting procedure

New Jersey Department of Agriculture Secretary Douglas H. Fisher has announced that sightings of the spotted lanternfly can be reported by using the form...

Monmouth County Child Advocacy Center welcomes Surf to staff

The newest member of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office brings years of rigorous training, a relentlessly affable attitude and an unwavering commitment to service...

Monmouth County man admits falsely labeling international shipment of wildlife as ‘toys’

A resident of Farmingdale has admitted falsely labeling as “toys” a package containing 10 live rhinoceros iguanas that was destined for Hong Kong, Acting...

Monmouth County News Briefs, Sept. 22

Dove Hospice Services of New Jersey seeks compassionate volunteers to provide support to hospice patients and their families in Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset and Ocean counties. Hospice...

Independent Datebook, Sept. 22

• The Monmouth County Park System will present Navesink Brass in Concert at the Thompson Park Theater Barn, Lincroft, Sept. 25 from 5-6:45 p.m....

Gov. Murphy announces commitment to universal pre-K for New Jersey

Gov. Phil Murphy has announced that New Jersey will commit to providing universal pre-K to all families across the state over the next several...

New Jersey’s trails have many benefits for Garden State residents

By Michele S. Byers Are you ready to get out and hike this fall? New Jersey has hundreds of miles of public trails: long and...

Schools sign agreement for hospitality and sport business management majors 

Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, and the University of Delaware recently signed a new articulation agreement for the transfer of Brookdale Associate Degree Program in...

Holmdel residents file to run for seats on charter study commission

HOLMDEL - Five residents have thrown their hats into the ring to run for five seats on a charter study commission in Holmdel. Municipal Clerk...

Monmouth County asks for help in stopping spread of spotted lanternfly

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County has been receiving an increasing number of reports from concerned citizens about the spotted lanternfly. The spotted lanternfly...

Monmouth County News Briefs, Sept. 15

A Shrewsbury man has been criminally charged with embezzling more than $750,000 from the Colts Neck-based company he once worked for as an accountant,...

Monmouth County commissioners host 20th anniversary 9/11 memorial ceremony

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - The Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners hosted a memorial ceremony on Sept. 11 at Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook with those...
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