The Atlantic Highlands Annual Fireman’s Fair
The Atlantic Highlands Fire Department will hold its annual Fireman’s Fair from 6 to 11 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, through Saturday, July 9 at the Atlantic Highlands Municipal Harbor.
The five-day, family style carnival features many attractions for all ages including a new amusement vendor, Majestic Amusements.
Majestic Amusements has proven over and over again to be the premiere ride vendor for carnivals in New Jersey, according to Ed Cetron, the department president.
The fair ...
100th Anniversary of Flag Day Celebrated at Twin Lights
Highlands schoolchildren speak about ‘What the Flag means to me’
The connection between the Twin Lights and the American flag is being celebrated this year with ceremonies, celebrations and the opening of the Seeing Stars exhibit at the newly renovated Twin Lights Museum. On June 14th, the Twin Lights Historical Society celebrated Flag Day in front of the lighthouse. Featured speakers included members of the Highlands Elementary School 4th Grade, as well as John Trontis, the Assistant ...
Henry Hudson Regional School Senior Awarded Eric P. Donoghue Music Scholarship
Henry Hudson Regional School senior Alexander J. Braswell has been awarded an Eric P. Donoghue music scholarship.
Three other area graduating high school seniors were awarded the scholarships earlier this month. They are Emily Welsh of North Middletown, a Middletown High School North graduate; Alysa Finnegan of Port Monmouth, who graduated from Mater Dei Prep, and Ryerson P. Shippee of Atlantic Highlands, a recent Red Bank Catholic graduate.
All four received financial awards ...
Annual 4th of July Celebration at Allen House
Gather with Monmouth County Historical Association for its historic celebration in honor of Independence Day with a public reading of the Declaration of Independence on Monday, July 4, at Allen House, 400 Sycamore Avenue, starting at 10 a.m.
Association President Linda Bricker will act as master of ceremonies. Mayor Donald W. Burden of Shrewsbury, Reverend Lisa Mitchell from Christ Church along with Church Historian Bob Kelly will also join in the festivities. The bells at Christ Church will ...
County To Hold Fight The Bite Forums To Discuss Zika
Mosquito-related issues key to combatting spread of the disease.
Monmouth County officials will conduct a series of public health forums this summer to discuss the latest information about the Zika Virus and mosquito-related issues. The forums are aimed at promoting the County initiative to join the campaign to Fight the Bite against mosquito-borne diseases like the Zika Virus and other diseases.
The public forums will be hosted by the Monmouth County Library and sponsored by the ...
County Clerk Seeks Nominations For History Awards
Monmouth County Clerk Christine Hanlon is seeking nominations for the Monmouth County Jane G. Clayton Award and the M. Claire French Award for Leadership in Historic Preservation. If you know someone who has gone above and beyond to preserve the history of Monmouth County, nominate that person by June 30.
“These Clayton and French awards are a great way to say ‘thank you’ to the outstanding individuals who have shown a true passion and dedication to Monmouth County history,” said ...
Monmouth County Fire Academy Graduations
The Monmouth County Fire Academy will graduate 33 firefighters from the Firefighter I program at a graduation ceremony at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21 at the Monmouth County Fire Academy, 1027 Highway 33.
The graduating firefighters are volunteers from 21 Monmouth County fire companies and one Middlesex County fire company. Monmouth County firefighters in Class 110 and Class 111 hail from Aberdeen, Belmar, Colts Neck, Deal, Eatontown, Englishtown, Freehold Borough, Keyport, Howell, Long ...