Tri Town News

County clerk hosts high school student video contest about voting rights

Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is inviting all Monmouth County high school students to enter the county clerk’s annual elections and voting video...

Jackson council eyes purchase of tract for open space preservation

JACKSON - Municipal officials are seeking to purchase a 48-acre parcel in the Cassville section of Jackson and preserve the land as open space. If...

Jackson official urges residents to update voter registration info

JACKSON - Township Council Vice President Andrew Kern is asking Jackson residents to verify their voter information immediately. He addressed the issue during the...

Exhibit at cultural center will tell story of Red Bank native Count Basie

The T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center, 94 Drs James Parker Blvd., Red Bank, will open its doors and front lawn on Sept. 25 for...

Central Jersey residents feel shaking from earthquake

Residents of central New Jersey were awakened at about 2 a.m. this morning, Sept. 9, to shaking caused by a 3.1 magnitude earthquake. According to...

Howell woman apprehended in death of four puppies

A Howell woman has been apprehended after being charged with four counts of animal cruelty in June, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced. Tricia Jaccoma,...
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Girls on the Run offers virtual programs for fall season

Girls on the Run of Central New Jersey (GOTRCNJ)  is offering virtual and at-home programming options for girls in third through eighth grade for...

Tri-Town News news briefs, Sept. 9

A development application which proposes the construction of 549 single-family and multi-family residences has been carried indefinitely by the Jackson Planning Board. The application for...

Saving a rare and ‘picky’ wildflower

By Michele S. Byers One of the rarest wildflowers in New Jersey – and the entire northeastern United States - is American chaffseed (Schwalbea americana),...

Walk will help raise funds for research into deadly disease

Representatives of the JAR of Hope foundation will take a 260-mile "Walk For Their Lives" from Washington, D.C., to Old Bridge in October to...

‘Earth Day Every Day’ webinar series celebrates 50th anniversary of Earth Day

Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) will present a webinar series celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day: “Earth Day Every Day!” Formerly "Earth Day at Home,"...
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SAMHSA recognizes National Recovery Month with webinar series

National Recovery Month is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those...

Flemming, Chisholm, Borrelli run unopposed for council seats in Jackson

JACKSON - Martin Flemming, Steve Chisholm Jr. and Nino Borrelli are running unopposed for three four-year terms on the Jackson Township Council in the...

Billy Walton Band will stream live from Strand Theater

The Billy Walton Band will release its new album, "Dark Hour," on Harmonized Records on Sept. 4. Walton said, "We are all so proud of...

Howell school district will phase out French as World Language option

HOWELL - The Howell K-8 School District will phase out French from its World Language program. Bruce Preston, Howell's assistant superintendent of curriculum and personnel,...

Gov. signs legislation authorizing municipalities, counties to issue coronavirus relief bonds

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation (A-3791) which authorizes New Jersey's municipalities and counties to borrow funds to cover revenue shortfalls and expenditures caused...

Resources available to residents during National Suicide Prevention Month

HOWELL - With coronavirus-related increases being observed in anxiety, depression, suicide and substance use, September’s National Suicide Prevention Month campaign is more important than...

Fall allergies are upon us; take steps to ease symptoms

By Philip Pasternak, M.D. They’re back. … With rising counts of mold spores and ragweed pollen, so ushers in the sneezing, coughing and sinus congestion...
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