Tri Town News

Jackson officials honor former council president for service to community

JACKSON - The members of the Jackson Township Council honored Barry Calogero, a former council president, during a recent meeting. Calogero resigned from the council...

County officials launch Stigma-Free Monmouth website

The Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, in collaboration with the Division of Behavioral Health, has announced the launch of the Stigma-Free Monmouth website. The Monmouth...

Jackson to install handicap accessible doors at municipal buildings

JACKSON - Municipal officials will accept bids for a project to construct handicapped accessible entrances at certain public buildings in Jackson. During a meeting on...

Howell zoners OK building switch from warehouse space to administrative use

HOWELL - The Howell Zoning Board of Adjustment has approved an application that will result in the construction of a building for administrative purposes...

Business Briefs, Sept. 2

Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson recently launched its hiring season for Hallowfest to fill positions from Sept. 18 through Nov. 1. The theme...
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Suicide Prevention Month emphasizes self-care for mental health

By KRYSTAL NURSE The Sun Less restrictive COVID-19 measures have prompted more business reopenings, but with them come fear, anxiety and stress about living safely in...

The secret to managing pain without pain medication

Managing pain is a critical health issue today. Many people turn to prescription drugs and opioids that may lead to substance abuse or even...

Blood donors may receive socks, Sport Clips coupons

During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support children, teens and young adults battling...

Central Jersey Urgent Care, My InstaDoc earn accreditation from the Urgent Care Association

Central Jersey Urgent Care and My InstaDoc located in Ocean, Eatontown, Somerset, Browns Mills, Marlboro, Monroe, Howell and Green Brook have achieved accreditation through...

Tri-Town News news briefs, Sept. 2

The annual Howell Day and Green Fair community celebration has been cancelled for 2020, but is expected to return in 2021. The decision to cancel...

FRHSD changes course; will open with all-remote learning on Sept. 10

The Freehold Regional High School District will join the ranks of New Jersey school districts that will begin the 2020-21 academic year with an...

Gov. signs order allowing gyms, indoor amusement and water parks to reopen

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed Executive Order No. 181, which permits gyms and health clubs, as well as amusement parks and water parks, to...

Howell schools ready to welcome children back for new year

HOWELL - The Howell School District will begin the 2020-21 academic year on Sept. 10 by welcoming a majority of the students who are...

Center Players ‘Off Stage’ hosts virtual voiceover class

FREEHOLD - Center Players “Off Stage” will expand its current online programming of dramatic and musical events with an informational voiceover session for teens...

#SquashTheStigma through water balloon challenge

The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) is once again launching an online water balloon challenge in an effort to squash the stigma...

Gov. signs bill, eliminates title of ‘freeholder’ from county government

Say goodbye to the centuries-old title of freeholder in New Jersey county government. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy has signed Senate bill 855 into law and...

Indie Street Film Festival announces 2020 lineup, opening night drive-in movie

The Indie Street Film Festival (ISFF) has announced its 2020 film lineup, featuring one in-person screening and a fully online program to follow. The opening...

Grow crops, not solar panels, on New Jersey’s best farmland

By Michele S. Byers If there’s any doubt that New Jersey is the Garden State, visit a local farm stand or a farmers’ market. This...
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