Voter Registration Deadline is October 14
The deadline is fast approaching for those wishing to vote in the November 4 general election. Registration must be completed by October 14, or 21 days prior to Election Day.
Residents may register at the Monmouth County Voter Registration Office, 300 Halls Mills Road, Freehold Township, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. On Tuesday, October 14 the office will remain open until 9:00 p.m.
You may also register at your Municipal Clerk’s office; call for the hours and the ...
Health Department Offering Flu Shots
The Monmouth County Health Department is offering flu shots to county residents at 16 flu shot clinics now through late October.
“Generally speaking, anyone over six months of age can receive the seasonal inactivated influenza vaccine,” said Michael A. Meddis, Monmouth County’s public health coordinator. “We strongly urge anyone at risk of flu-related complications to get the seasonal vaccine from the County Health Department or your health care provider.”
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Blessing of the Animals in Rumson
The annual Blessing of the Animals will take place at St. George’s-by-the-River Church, Waterman Avenue in Rumson on Sunday, October 5 at 2:00 p.m.
Each year, an increasing number of animal lovers and their pets attend this event. Last year, more than 80 participated to be individually blessed by the clergy of St. George's.
Bring your dogs (leashed ), cats, parrots, fish, turtles, hamsters, or whichever pet you choose to this happy and fun day. Rain or shine.
Everyone is welcome, ...
CBA Open House Scheduled for October 5
Christian Brothers Academy, 850 Newman Springs Road in Lincroft, invites interested families to their fall open house on Sunday, October 5 from noon to 3 p.m.
The open house will offer students and parents the opportunity to tour the campus; meet administrators, faculty members, coaches, and club moderators; and interact with current students. The event is also the first chance for prospective students (eighth graders only) to register for the entrance exam, which will be held on Saturday, ...
Calendar Project Artwork by Local Students on Display at Middletown Arts Center
In honor of the 350th anniversary of Middletown, students from twelve Middletown elementary schools reproduced their artwork from the annual “My Middletown School Year Calendar Project” on 4’ x 4’ mural panels, currently displayed at the Middletown Arts Center (MAC), located at 36 Church Street in Middletown. The mural panels have been on display since the Middletown 350 Parade on June 21 and will be relocated for display to Croydon Hall for Middletown Day on September 27.
The “My ...
Applications Being Accepted for NJ Agricultural Achievement Award
New Jersey residents who are entering their senior year in high school this fall and are planning a career in agriculture or science may apply for the New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award. One winner will be selected and awarded a scholarship to honor their achievements.
The New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award, sponsored by Dr. Amy Butewicz, a former New Jersey Equestrian of the Year, was started because of her desire to give back to the community. Worth $500, this scholarship ...
Annual 5K Canine Classic Run/Walk for People and Pups
On Saturday, October 4, the Purr'n Pooch Foundation for Animals will hold its Fourth Annual 5K Canine Classic Run/Walk Classic to benefit animal charity. The race begins at 8 a.m. seaside at Pier Village, One Chelsea Avenue, Long Branch. All are welcome to attend and dogs are required to run or walk on leash. One dog per handler/runner is requested. Pre-register at www.purrnpoochfoundation.org. Race shirts will be given to all pre-registered two-legged participants and are subject to availabi...
Brookdale’s Education Open Set for September 18
The Brookdale Community College Foundation’s 35th Annual Education Open Golf Outing will be held on Thursday, September 18 at Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club in Farmingdale.
The all-day event will feature driving range access at Eagle Oaks prior to a “mega” buffet brunch beginning at 10:30 a.m. The shotgun start for the full scramble tournament is set for 11:30 a.m. Golf carts and special gifts are included. Following an afternoon on the greens, golfers are free to enjoy a cocktail ...
Submit Your Italian Recipes for Middletown Arts Center Cookbook
The Middletown Arts Center (MAC) is having a weekend in autumn dedicated to the beautiful art and culture of Italy, but they need your help to do it! Do you have an amazing Italian-style recipe to share? Submit it to the MAC by October 1 to be published in their Savor the Arts cookbook!
Visit www.typensave.com and log in to submit your recipe. Use Log-In Username: MAC2014 and Password: fresh185.
Only 150 recipes will be printed, so don't delay! And don’t forget to attend the Middletown ...
Seventh Annual Mayor’s Ball in Atlantic Highlands
Mayor Frederick Rast and the Atlantic Highlands Community Events Committee (AHCEC) are excitedly preparing for the Seventh Annual Mayor’s Ball. This year, it will be held at the Beacon Hill Country Club, 8 Beacon Hill Road in Atlantic Highlands, on September 26 at 7:00 p.m.
In 2007, Mayor Frederick Rast III launched the Community Events Committee as a non–political effort to raise funds for community organizations. To date, the committee has donated over $100,000 to local groups.