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JAR of Hope CEO will fight to save children’s lives on June 12

Jim Raffone, the founder/CEO of JAR of Hope, has been fighting for years to save children with a fatal disease called Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy....

U Text. U Drive. U Pay.

Law enforcement officers will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s UDrive. UText. UPay. Enforcement campaign. Through the entire month,...

Center Players ‘Off Stage’ will present ‘Meet the Oakleys’

Center Players “Off Stage” will present a virtual broadcast of “Meet the Oakleys” streaming April 10 at 2 p.m. The historical dramatization is produced...

Marlboro school board introduces $93M budget for 2021-22

MARLBORO - The Marlboro K-8 School District Board of Education has introduced a budget for the 2021-22 school year that totals $93.38 million. The budget calls...

Revised parental notification bill signed by Gov. Murphy

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a bill into law that requires law enforcement officers to provide written notification to the parent or guardian of...

Celebrate 50 years of organic farming

By Michele S. Byers When Mark Canright’s father, John, opened his organic farm in Somerset County in 1974, many customers did not know what “organic”...

Englishtown Police Department welcomes new officer

ENGLISHTOWN - A new full-time officer has been appointed to the Englishtown Police Department. On March 24, Borough Council members appointed Dylan McLearen as a...

Freehold Township officials to purchase lot for affordable housing

FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP - Municipal officials in Freehold Township are taking action to purchase a vacant parcel on Jackson Mills Road and to designate the...

Voters may be asked to approve Freehold Regional High School District referendum

Later this month, the members of the Freehold Regional High School District Board of Education may announce a plan to place a facilities improvement...

News Transcript Business Briefs, March 31

In recognition of its outstanding sales production and commitment to quality service, Century 21 Real Estate LLC recently honored Century 21 Mack-Morris Iris Lurie...

Monmouth County News Briefs, March 31

JAR of Hope, a foundation researching a cure for a fatal children’s disease called Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, has just received good news. The U.S....

News Transcript News Briefs, March 31

On March 19, the New Jersey School Counselor Association honored school counselors from throughout New Jersey at the annual “Counselor of the County” awards...

Tittel, advocate for state environmental causes, to retire from Sierra Club

Jeff Tittel, the director of the Sierra Club’s New Jersey Chapter, has announced he will retire as of May 1. According to a press release,...

News Transcript Datebook, March 31

• Congregation B'nai Israel, Rumson, will host a Zoom lecture about the origins of Esperanto titled "Esperanto: L.L. Zamenhof's Hopeful Language for Russia's Jews...

NAMI offers multicultural conversations about mental health awareness 

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of New Jersey (NAMI NJ) announced its 2021 webinar series, NAMI NJ Multicultural Conversations. NAMI NJ Multicultural Conversations, sponsored...

Senate approves legislation to spur countywide, K-12 school regionalization

On March 25, the members of the state Senate unanimously approved legislation sponsored by Democratic Senate President Steve Sweeney, Democratic Sen. Vin Gopal and...

Freehold Borough school board introduces 2021-22 budget; tax levy drops

FREEHOLD - The Freehold Borough K-8 School District Board of Education has introduced a $38.7 million budget to fund the operation of the district...

Freehold Borough officials reduce fee for restaurant operators in town

FREEHOLD - As the coronavirus pandemic that began in March 2020 continues into its second year, Freehold Borough officials have reduced the annual fee...
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