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New Jersey needs law to control invasive species

By Tom Gilbert What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but what happens in New Jersey yards and gardens often can't be contained - especially when non-native plants are...

Monmouth County News Briefs, Jan. 25

The Assembly Judiciary Committee on Jan. 19 cleared a bill sponsored by Assemblywoman Vicky Flynn (R-Monmouth) that would,...

What’s happening in nature during winter’s chill?

By Alison Mitchell New Jersey was quite frigid in December, but temperatures warmed as the new year arrived. So...

Middletown Sun and Tinton Falls-Eatontown Sun Datebook, Jan. 25

• New Jersey Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center, is conducting blood drives which are...

Monmouth County News Briefs, Jan. 18

The Monmouth County Park System is seeking entries into its Creative Arts Festival. This juried art show and...

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Chamber of Commerce announces 31st annual Spinnaker Award honorees

The Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce (EMACC) has announced the honorees for the Annual Spinnaker Awards 2023. Now in its 31st year, the Spinnaker...

Plastic bag ban, Save the Bees bill among 2022 environmental highlights

By Tim Gilbert The year 2022 will go down in history as one defined by many challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic dragged into its third year,...

Middletown Sun and Tinton Falls-Eatontown Sun Datebook, Jan. 18

• New Jersey Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center, is conducting blood drives which are open to the public. The following...

Gov. announces second extended deadline for property tax relief program

During his State of the State Address on Jan. 10, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that in concert with Senate President Nicholas Scutari and Assembly...

Health Sciences Institute graduates ready to begin nursing careers

The Health Sciences Institute, at the Brookdale Community College Nursing Pinning Ceremony on Jan. 3, recognized the accomplishments of 59 nursing graduates. Student speaker and...

CASA for Children of Monmouth brings hope to children in foster care

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children of Monmouth is looking forward to 2023 and the joy the new year will hopefully bring with...

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April Indoor Flea and Craft Market

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