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FROM THE DESK OF MAYOR PALMER Manchester Township Water Utility Eastern Service Area Customers Mandatory Lawn and Landscape Watering Restrictions Effective June 28, 2016 During summer months, customer demands for water increase dramatically due to lawn irrigation. Over the last
TOMS RIVER – Mark Kotzas, president of the Charity Resale Shop in Toms River, designates the proceeds of the shop to be donated to a various small charity every month. Past recipients include Children’s Specialized Hospital and Tina’s House Ocean
FARMINGDALE – The Historic Village of Allaire is hosting the 1864 version of baseball on June 25. The Monmouth Furnace Base Ball Club, based at the village in Allaire State Park, will take on another vintage team, the Chesapeake Nine
By Charles Daye HOWELL – With a moment of silence and a call for an end of living in fear, officials began the recent meeting of the township council reflecting on the national tragedy in Orlando and its horrific
By Jennifer Peacock They had to come. Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey, operating in Ocean County, opened a new office in Freehold to answer increasing demands for services for the elderly in Monmouth County. Though they opened their doors in
By Daniel Nee STAFFORD – The township council has introduced an ordinance correcting the zoning of a lot on Route 9 that will allow for the development of a commercial parcel in the Mayetta section. The lot line of Block
MANAHAWKIN – The Class of 2016 graduates toss their caps high at the closing of the commencement ceremony for Southern Regional High School. At left, Valedictorian Jordan Shinn, and Salutatorian Avila Reynolds. For more photos, follow Micromedia Publications on Instagram
By Jennifer Peacock Jackson Township graduated its senior classes at Liberty and Memorial June 16. The skies cleared just in time for both ceremonies to be held outside. “Today marks the beginning of the new history you will create. Your
By Judy Smestad-Nunn BRICK – It’s not easy for Beth Detata, 30, to communicate with non-family members because she is profoundly deaf and has cerebral palsy from birth, but there’s no question about how she feels about her canine companion,
BERKELEY – The Central Regional High School Class of 2016 was wide smiles as it took the Golden Eagles field for its commencement ceremony June 16. For more photos, follow Micromedia Publications on Instagram @micromediapubs.
MANCHESTER – The Lakehurst Manchester Soccer Association continues to see its fields and facilities victim to theft, vandalism and other destruction. Kathleen Peluso of the Lakehurst Manchester Soccer Association said it’s been just over 2 months since the last article
By Jennifer Peacock Providence granted Manchester’s graduating Class of 2016 a gorgeous late spring night June 15 on which to walk across the field one last time as a high school student, but always a Hawk. Principal Dennis Adams gave
Toms River South, North and East High Schoolers Celebrate Graduation Photos courtesy Toms River Regional Schools TOMS RIVER – Toms River Regional’s three high schools graduated 1,234 students with its June 20 commencement ceremonies. East and South were held outside
By Catherine Galioto TOMS RIVER – A plan to build a public boat ramp on Dillon’s Creek in Gilford Park is facing opposition from a private marina, a non-profit yacht club, several residents and the Borough Council of Island Heights.
By Bob Vosseller OCEAN COUNTY – The emotional wounds of the recent mass shooting that left 49 people dead at a gay nightclub in Orlando Florida were still fresh for those who attended a candlelight vigil on June 20. The
TOMS RIVER – Wondering what to do with the kids after summer camp is over? Good News! Toms River Youth Services is now offering an Extended Summer Camp Program. Days are filled with games, sports, arts and crafts and trips.
MANCHESTER – The driver of a dump truck that struck a utility pole Wednesday morning, causing live electrical wires to fall on his vehicle, escaped without injury after a nearby Manchester Township Police officer provided emergency instruction through his vehicle’s
By Jennifer Peacock MANCHESTER – After council narrowly approved, in a 3-2 vote, the Heritage Town Center Redevelopment Plan that received the Planning Board’s unanimous seal of approval, the mayor and council announced it had withdrawn the plan. June 20,
Read our story by Jennifer Peacock FROM THE DESK OF MAYOR KENNETH T. PALMER As you know, Manchester Township has been exploring development alternatives on the Heritage Mineral Tract. Recently, the Township Council passed Ordinance 16-022, approving a Redevelopment Plan
OCEAN COUNTY – The 35th Information Session will be held June 21 at the Little Egg Harbor Community Center in Little Egg Harbor Township to provide personal assistance for storm-affected homeowners participating in the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation and Mitigation (RREM)