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  1. Family Promise of Hunterdon County honors volunteers at 'Appreciation' dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    Fifty-five of the most committed volunteers of Family Promise of Hunterdon County were honored for their service at a special Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on April 20. Each year, the agency pays special tribute to all its volunteers for their service because save the agency more than $500,000, about the cost of operating a fixed-site shelter. In addition, volunteers provide shelter, meals, companionship and most importantly, respect, for families who are in crisis.


  2. Mobile document-shredding program visits New Providence, May 9Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announces that its next mobile paper-shredding program for personal, confidential documents will be available on Saturday, May 9, at Alcatel/Lucent in New Providence. "Union County's mobile document-shredding service helps residents fight identity theft and eliminate clutter in their homes," said Freeholder Chairman Mohamed S. Jalloh.


  3. N.J. assemblyman's family of 6 escapes late night fireRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    FRANKLIN TWP. - Assemblyman Erik Peterson and his wife Jenni have four young children and a laundry list of hard-and-fast safety rules.


  4. 'New Jersey during the American Revolution' topic of May 30 conference in Clinton TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    What was daily life like in New Jersey during the American Revolution? How would life have been impacted? These are among the questions raised by The American Revolution on the Home Front, a conference organized by the New Jersey Historical Commission and The 1759 Vought House, A Revolutionary War Loyalist Homestead, at the Clinton Township Middle School, 34 Grayrock Road, on May 30. The Town of Clinton will be celebrating 150 years with a day-long Block Party; come spend part of the day learning about Clinton-area life during Revolutionary times 240 years ago and celebrating the April 2015 publication of "The American Revolution in New Jersey: Where the Battlefront Meets the Home Front," by Rutgers University Press.


  5. Learn basket weaving at Somerset County Senior Wellness CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Somerset County Freeholder Brian D. Levine, human services liaison, invites county residents age 60 and above to attend "The Art of Basket Weaving" Lunch and Learn opportunity on Monday, May 11, at the Senior Wellness Center, located at 202 Mt. Airy Road in Bernards.


  6. Somerset County announces May recycling drop-off/eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Somerset County Freeholder Patricia Walsh, recycling liaison, invites Somerset County residents to take advantage of the next First Saturday of the Month Drop-off event on May 2 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Somerset County Recycling Center, at 40 Polhemus Lane, Bridgewater, to clean up around their homes. First Saturday drop-off events enable busy residents to recycle tires, clean textiles and usual curbside items in one fell swoop, as well as help people in the community who are less fortunate by donating food items for a local food bank.


  7. FHS Students Raise Funds for Local OrganizationRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Freehold Regional High School News

    The H.O.P.E. Ambassadors Club at Freehold High School has donated nearly $1,000 to the Amistad Foundation in Freehold Borough over the course of the past four years. Students raised funds by selling P.R.I.D.E. Bracelets .


  8. State gets $137K settlement over aviation fuel in carsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    State officials say they reached a $137,000 settlement with three companies over the sale of aviation fuel that was pumped into motor vehicles at six New Jersey gas stations. The settlement includes $85,000 from Freehold-based Pasmel Property, which owns the six gas stations.


  9. Get Your Spring Plants From The MastersRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Monmouth County's annual plant sale in Freehold will offer tips and tricks to help you find your green thumb The sale, set for May 15 and 16 at 4000 Kozloski Road, Freehold, will have a large variety of flowers, trees and shrubs, including: An indoor Trash to Treasure sale will include gardening books, tools and collectibles, and members of the Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions and will offer free gardening talks throughout both days.


  10. $4.7M OK'd for Improvements on Major Morris County RoadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    One of Morris County's most heavily-traveled roadways is about to get a major facelift, thanks to millions of dollars in approved repair projects. The Morris County Freeholders gave the go-ahead on a $4.7 million project - $4.5 million of which comes from federal funds - to improve intersections along Sussex Turnpike, the roadway that runs through most of Morris County.


  11. A Weekend in Old Monmouth Museum TourRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Star News Group

    A self-guided tour of 40 historic sites sponsored by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders are open to the public. The Old Wall Historical Society invites all to visit its museums. For more details, check the county website,


  12. Don JamiesonRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    ... 'Love and Harmony' and 'Everyone's Business,' as well as making live performances on ABC's 'Good Morning America.' FREEHOLD, NJ - MAY 11: Don Jamieson attends the Rock N' Roll Heaven And Old Bridge Metal Militia Reunion & Superstorm Sandy Benefit ...


  13. Herd Steals Series from First-Place Middle TennesseeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Huntington News

    ... Va.) was hit-by-pitch to load the bases with no outs. After a strikeout narrowed the MU chances, sophomore (Freehold, N.J.) took over with one out and one runner on to earn his team-leading fourth save of the season. Marshall got on the scoreboard ...


  14. Middletown High School South Student Among Winners Of Law Day ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    State Superior Court Judge Lisa P. Thornton will present the winners with plaques during the Monmouth Vicinage Law Day Celebration. State Superior Court Assignment Judge Lisa P. Thornton, sitting in Freehold, will present McCoy and the other winners with plaques during the Monmouth Vicinage 2015 Law Day Celebration on May 1. The Monmouth Vicinage and the Monmouth Bar Association will hold the ceremony at 4 p.m. in the General Equity Courtroom, Hall of Records in Freehold.


  15. Manalapan Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    ... charged to the credit cards. The incident was handled by Patrolman Kevin Ruditsky. Around 5:05 p.m., a 27-year-old Freehold man went to Manalapan Police headquarters and reported that a 26-year-old East Windsor man harassed him on several different ...


  16. Freehold Man Indicted On Nine Counts In Heroin Distribution CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    William Forbes is accused of selling heroin near the Molly Pitcher Apartments and Vineyard Park. A second man was indicted on possession.


  17. Shark River Channels To Be Dredged By Fall, Despite Wall's Resistance, Officials SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    Dredging of channels in the Shark River could happen as soon as this fall, despite reluctance of Wall Township officials to get involved with the project. The Asbury Park Press is reporting that the New Jersey Department of Transportation's Office of Maritime Resources has provided local leaders with a timeline for dredging about 106,000 cubic yards of silt from the channels, according to a joint press release issued by a trio of state, county and municipal officials.


  18. A hands-on lesson in civics Students view county government from the insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Hudson Reporter

    Students got to learn about government by stepping into the shoes of officials who do the job every day Christina Skop did her best to keep order as chairman of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders during this year's Student Government Day on April 2. But like her counterpart in the adult version, she had to deal with the strong personalities of those who were serving as freeholders and other county positions. Each year, students from Hudson County Schools of Technology and County Prep High School take over various positions in county government for an annual lesson in civics, and by participating in the process, they experience from the inside how government works.


  19. Analysis: On town-hall stage, Christie's facts aren't always on targetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    ... town-hall-style meetings that he has paid more into the public-employee pension fund than any other governor. In Freehold on March 17, he said: "This year we proposed making a $1.3 billion payment to the pension fund. That will be the single-largest ...


  20. 1-2-3: Top county staff retiring this summerRead the original story

    Saturday | New Jersey Herald

    Sussex County Administrator John Eskilson said Friday he is retiring July 1 after 11 years as the county's top official. Eskilson confirmed his impending departure to the New Jersey Herald after County Counsel Dennis McConnell and Treasurer Bernard Re, in separate interviews, said they will be retiring on July 1 and Aug. 1, respectively.


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