Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Meetings will take place within the first week of the New Year.
With the final meetings of 2012 taking place this week, local government and school elected officials are announcing their first meetings of the New Year. Reorganization meetings typically take place during the first week of the New Year. The reorganization meetings are where newly elected officials are sworn into office so they can officially begin their duties. In Freehold Borough, the council will hold its reorganization meeting on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 at 1 p.m. in the Freehold Borough Offices. At the Freehold Borough reorganization meeting, Ron Griffiths will be sworn into office, replacing former Councilman John Newman. Councilperson Sharon Shutzer will also be sworn in for another term on the council. The Freehold Borough Board of …
Monday, December 3, 2012
A list of meetings, events, and activities, going on in Freehold this week.
Downtown Freehold will light the Freehold Borough Christmas Tree in front of the Hall of Records on Tuesday, Dec. 4. The tree lighting ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. and continue until 7 p.m. with music from the Rock N Roll Chorus and a special appearance from Santa Claus.
Friday, November 16, 2012
The following letter is from Freehold Township Mayor Anthony Ammiano and Committeeman-Elect Tom Cook.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Dear Freehold Patch, On November 6th, we had the honor of being elected to the Township Committee of Freehold Township. We wish to publicly thank the voters for their support and the confidence they have placed in us. It is humbling to represent such a fine community, and continue the tradition of outstanding local government. Freehold Township has always been a model of how local government is supposed to work. And while not perfect, Freehold Township has continually had a stable tax rate, outstanding services and a professional business approach to governing. We are committed to keeping our community the wonderful place it is to live, work and raise a family. Wishing you and your families a wonderful holiday season, Anthony J. Ammiano …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Grant comes from the New Jersey State Office of Emergency Management.
An additional step has been taken by the Freehold Township Committee to keep residents safe. At the Tuesday night Township Committee meeting, members passed a resolution that accepted funds for a Police/Emergency Management Grant from the New Jersey State Office of Emergency Management. The resolution states that by passing the resolution, the Committee is obligated to an “in-kind match”, which is explained as related training and materials. The resolution did not state how much aid was received, but through this grant it is believed that the Committee will be able to better serve the Township with it.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The Township Committee passed two resolutions that authorize the purchase of a leaf machine and the purchase and installation of plows and deflectors.
Freehold Township is gearing up for weather changes with the purchase of new equipment for the Department of Public Works. At the Freehold Township Committee meeting on Tuesday, present Committee members unanimously voted through two resolutions that authorize the purchase of a 25-cubic-yard leaf machine and the purchase and installation of seven plows and deflectors. According to each item’s resolution, the leaf machine will be purchased from Old Dominion Brush, a Virginia based company, for $34,947. The plows will be purchased and installed by Monmouth Truck Equipment of Shrewsbury, for $30,590.
Friday, July 27, 2012
Township Committee members cut the grand opening ribbon with Shido Martial Arts.
The largest martial arts school in the state has opened its doors in Freehold. Shido Martial Arts, located off of Asbury Avenue offers a range of classes from Tae Kwon Do, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and Kickboxing for students 4-years-old and older. The family owned facility which is a sprawling 14,000 square feet, opened earlier this year, but decided to hold a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, July 26 with Freehold Township Committee members and other local businesses. For more information about the state of the art facility, schedules, prices, and ‘No Bullying’ classes, visit their website www.shidomartialarts.com.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Township Committee passes resolution that opposes commuter tax for New Jersey residents who work in New York City.
The Freehold Township Committee is looking to protect the wallets of residents who work in New York City with the adoption of a new resolution. At the Tuesday, July 10 Township Committee meeting, the Committee adopted a resolution that opposes the proposed commuter tax on New Jersey residents who work in New York City. According to the newly adopted resolution, the Township Committee views the proposed commuter tax as an unfair burden during these economic times to anyone who works in the city while living elsewhere. The Committee's decision to oppose the proposed commuter tax sides with the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders decision and other New Jersey and Connecticut officials.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
At the March 27 Township Committee meeting April was named Autism Awareness Month.
In Freehold Township April is now known as Autism Awareness month. At the March 27 Freehold Township Committee meeting, Mayor Anthony Ammiano and the rest of the Committee presented John Redding, a Freehold Township resident, with an official proclamation that names April 2012 to be Autism Awareness Month. “I appreciate this,” said Redding after the presentation of the Proclamation. “The Mayor and Committee have done this year after year and they have been keeping up with it, and keeping the faith. It is a great honor to come every year and hear you issue the Proclamation.” The 2012 April Proclamation will be displayed in the lobby of the Freehold Township Offices during the month of April.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
The Freehold Township High School Girls’ Varsity Soccer team was presented with certificates of achievements at the March 27 Committee meeting.
The Freehold Township High School Girls’ Varsity Soccer team has been acknowledged for their hard work, passion and dedication. At the March 27 Freehold Township Committee meeting, Mayor Anthony Ammiano along with the rest of the Committee, awarded the girls team with a certificate of achievement. The certificate congratulated the girls on their titles of being the 2011 Shore Conference Champions, and for being ranked number one in the Asbury Park Press Shore Conference Top 10. The team made up of 24 girls was lead through their season under Varsity Coach David Patterson. The girls finished their season with a 14-2-3 record.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
A list of five things you should know for Tuesday, March 27.
According to the National Weather Service, today will sunny, with a high near 51. Overnight clouds are expected to move in and temperatures will drop for a low around 35. The Freehold Colonial boys tennis and track team will both be scrimmaging today. The boys tennis team will take on Red Bank Regional High School today at home. The boys will take the court at 3:45 p.m. The boys track team is on the road today. The team will travel to Rumson-Fair Haven High School and begin their meet at 3:45 p.m. The Freehold Patriot girls lacrosse and softball teams will both scrimmage on the road today. The girls lacrosse team will travel to Red Bank to face off against Red Bank Regional High School at 4 p.m. The girls softball team will also begin …