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Prepare, Plan and Stay Informed!

  As the summer season officially kicked off on Memorial Day weekend, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders wants residents to be prepared for severe storms in advance. In the Northern Atlantic Ocean, May is usually the least active month, while September is the most active. “The hurricane season officially begins on June 1 and continues through the end of November. It is not too early to review how to prepare and react in the event of a severe storm,” stated Freeholder ...

New Exhibit – Presidents at the Monmouth County Shore

One hundred years ago this September, 25,000 people gathered on the grounds of what is today Monmouth University—then a private estate called Shadow Lawn—to see Woodrow Wilson officially accept the nomination of the Democratic Party for a second Presidential run. Wilson was following a popular tradition among American Presidents to retreat to our slice of the Jersey Shore to escape the heat and hubbub of Washington. On Sunday, June 26, a major exhibit opens at the Eden Woolley House. It ...

Eco-Elephant Family Flea Market

Ready to go on a treasure hunt?  Then head over to the Monmouth County Park System’s Eco-Elephant Family Flea Market on Saturday, June 18 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.  Held at Dorbrook Recreation Area, Route 537, Colts Neck, this event features a mixture of new items, furniture, antiques, novelties and more.  It’s also the perfect place to sell slightly used items. Vendor space is available to private citizens looking to sell unwanted items, commercial vendors offering “eco-friendly” ...

Fight the bite with Monmouth County!

With spring showers come more than just flowers. Ticks and mosquitoes are on the move and Monmouth County officials are reminding residents to be prepared. “Even though ticks and mosquitoes are two of the few things we don’t like about spring, it is not a reason to avoid the beautiful outdoors,” said Freeholder Deputy Director Serena DiMaso, who serves as the freeholder representative on the Mosquito Control Advisory Board. “Get out and enjoy the sunshine, plant in your garden and ...

Grand Re-Opening of the Sandy Hook Bay Marina

On Sunday, June 26th at 11:30 AM, Mayor Nolan and members of the Highlands Borough Council and representatives from the Highlands Business Partnership will cut the ribbon to celebrate the grand reopening of the Sandy Hook Bay Marina, a Bollerman Project, located at One Willow Street in Highlands, NJ. This redevelopment project represents one of the largest private investment reconstruction projects post Super Storm Sandy and qualified for a grant under the National Boating ...

World Subaru Presents The Third Annual Rook Run

World Subaru donated $25,000 to support The Valerie Fund, a nonprofit organization that specializes in providing comprehensive healthcare for children with cancer and blood disorders. All proceeds from the Rook Run are donated to the organization, which has a facility at The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch. Over $75,000 has been raised for the fall event so far, already surpassing the total raised at The First Annual Rook Run. There are over ...