Pick Up Your Pencils and Test Your Knowledge

By ELLEN CARROLL OK readers. Pay attention now. We’ve spent enough time binge-watching Netflix, cleaning out closets, making soup and shopping endlessly for toilet paper. Now, it’s time for a quiz. Stop whining and just do it. 1. What is the purpose of wearing a mask or face covering? A. To protect ourselves from the […]

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Freeholders Announce New Initiatives

Monmouth County officials said today (April 16) they are beginning to see a curve flattening with the coronavirus. Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone began the press conference today by giving an overview of the COVID-19 situation in Monmouth County and the trend of the daily numbers of new cases. “While we are beginning to see […]

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Winery Offers Free Bottles of Wine

The Clambake Wines, a Mantoloking-based wine label, is helping to give back. As a small business, the company will send two complimentary bottles of wine to customer’s health care workers of their choice  for every case of wine purchased (12 bottles). The company is making the offer as a way to thank them for their […]

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Primary Election Moved to July 7

This year’s Primary Election scheduled for June 2 has postponed until July 7 in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The executive order was signed by Gov. Murphy. The order includes the postponement of primaries for President, the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives, and county and municipal elections, as well as county committee […]

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County Provides List of Open Businesses

Freeholder Director Disagrees with Closing Parks The county has compiled a list of more than 750 businesses, including breweries and wineries, which are open and ready to serve the public. To access the list go to www.takeoutinmonmouth.com. The information was released today by Monmouth County Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone and Freeholder Deputy Director Susan […]

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Interfaith Neighbors Launches Emergency Fund

For more than 30 years Interfaith Neighbors in Asbury Park has been providing critical services to Monmouth County residents through their senior meal program, neighborhood revitalization initiatives, and homeless prevention rental and mortgage assistance programs. In response to the pandemic Interfaith Neighbors  has created an emergency fund to assist families and individuals experiencing financial distress […]

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County Historical Society to Gather First Person Impressions of Coronavirus

Citizens of the world are facing what many believe is an unparalleled pandemic, forcing unprecedented changes in the day to day life of every individual.  Monmouth County Historical Association has initiated a program designed to gather first person impressions of this tumultuous chapter in history from County residents, both adult and children, to be archived […]

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