month : 04/2014 58 results

County Offers Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day

Monmouth County will offer a Household Hazardous Waste Spring Disposal Day on Saturday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hazlet Public Works Garage on Union Avenue for county residents. “It is so important to properly dispose of hazardous waste,” said Freeholder Serena DiMaso. “We need to make every effort to keep waste out of our water supply and to extend the life of the landfill.” Items that are accepted include pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, solvents, thinners, ...

April 26 Is National Take Back Initiative Day

People who have unwanted or expired drugs in their medicine cabinets are urged to dispose of them properly. Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, most Monmouth County law enforcement agencies will take them as part of the National Take Back Initiative.  “Removing unused and unwanted medications from your medicine cabinet and destroying them appropriately is one way we can protect lives and the environment,” said Freeholder John P. Curley, liaison to the County’s ...

Fair Haven School District Appoints Writer

Earlier this year, Superintendent of Schools Nelson Ribon announced the appointment of Mary Ann Kampfe as press release writer for the Fair Haven School District.  Kampfe's appointment was approved by the Fair Haven Board of Education at the December 18, 2013 meeting. The Fair Haven School District is comprised of Viola L. Sickles School, located at 25 Willow Street, as well as Knollwood School, which is located at 224 Hance Road. Sickles School is comprised of grades pre-kinderga...

Catholic Charities Event Bids Farewell to Winter

Say goodbye to winter and hello to summer with Catholic Charities as they host Cheers to Summer! on Thursday, May 22 at the Spring Lake Bath & Tennis Club, Spring Lake, from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit Catholic Charities’ programs in Monmouth County. Cheers to Summer! will feature a marvelous gift auction and mega 50/50 raffle. Guests will enjoy cocktails, a dinner buffet, and dancing. Attire is country club casual; no jackets required. Tickets are $125 ...

Arbor Day Celebrations in Atlantic Highlands

The Atlantic Highlands Shade Tree Commission will be celebrating Arbor Day on April 25 by planting trees in honor of the brave “First Responders” of Atlantic Highlands.  The planting will take place at 10:30 a.m. at the entrance sign to the Atlantic Highlands Municipal Harbor.  Light refreshments will be served following the ceremony in the Senior Center Building, also located in the Harbor Complex.  It is the Shade Tree Commission’s honor to celebrate the ongoing dedication of ...

Easter Services in Atlantic Highlands

The Rev. Paul F. Rack will lead the annual Atlantic Highlands Community Easter Sunrise Service at 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 20 at the gazebo in the municipal yacht harbor. At 11 a.m., the First Presbyterian Church pastor will conduct the Easter "Day of Resurrection" celebration in the church at Third and E. Highland Avenues. All area residents are invited to attend both services. The pastor's sermon at the 11 a.m. worship service is entitled "The Ball Is in Our Court," using the New ...

Applications Being Accepted for Young Women’s Leadership Institute

Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande is now accepting applications for the Fourth Young Women's Leadership Institute - a program to mentor and guide young women to be leaders.  "This program is a great way to prepare young women in New Jersey to be tomorrow's leaders," said Casagrande, R-Monmouth. "Everyone in public life has an obligation to help the next generation take control of their own future in an effort to make themselves and our society a better place." The nonpartisan program will run ...

Atlantic Highlands Chamber of Commerce Business Networking Event

The Atlantic Highlands Chamber of Commerce is holding a Business Networking Event on Tuesday, April 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 68 First Avenue, Atlantic Highlands.  Light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public. The event will offer businesses and individuals an opportunity to get out, network, and enjoy light refreshments in a relaxing atmosphere.  The affair will give the community a chance to see this business mall and the many establishments that ...

Heroin Awareness Program Scheduled at Holmdel High School

The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, in conjunction with the Holmdel Police Department, will be hosting an important presentation about the rise in heroin use among young people over the past year and the dangers being faced by our children today. The program, entitled "Heroin: Are You Talking to Your Kids Yet?” is designed for both parents/guardians and their children, and will include first-person testimonial from a young adult whose life was disrupted by drug use. Monmouth ...

Community Easter Sunrise Service at Sea Bright Municipal Beach

A community Easter Sunrise service will be held on the Sea Bright municipal beach on Easter Sunday morning, April 20.  All are welcome.  Attendees are welcome to gather starting at 5:45 a.m.  The service is being sponsored by churches from Eatontown, Fair Haven, Little Silver, Oceanport, and Sea Bright.  A rain location is the First United Methodist Church of Sea Bright, across the street from the municipal beach at the corner of Church Street and Ocean Avenue.  Bagels and coffee will be ...