Sunday, October 28, 2012
Monmouth U., Brookdale and Georgian Court also closed
Due to weather conditions, Ocean County College in Toms River is closed Monday and Tuesday. Also, Georgian Court University, in Lakewood, and Brookdale Community College, in Middletown, will be closed on Monday and Tuesday. "If possible, residents should vacate on Sunday," Georgian Court states on its website. Monmouth University is also closed Monday and Tuesday. Ocean County College officials said they will decide tomorrow whether to close. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and Atlantic Cape Community College are closed Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Rowan University, and Rider University are also closing Monday and Tuesday. An open house at Rider on Sunday is canceled. Rutgers University is still open; its website does not …
Monday, August 27, 2012
Victim not identified by authorities
The first human case of West Nile Virus in Ocean County for 2012 has been confirmed by county health authorities. The county resident, who WOBM radio reported was from Toms River, was not identified by name or age. The person reported mild symptoms and has since recovered, officials said. The Ocean County case was the fourth human infection in New Jersey this year, said Daniel Regenye, Ocean County Health Department Public Health Coordinator. "People need to make sure they are either covered up to protect themselves from mosquitoes or use mosquito repellent, making sure to read the directions if applying to children," said Regenye in a statement. West Nile Virus is mainly transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito, officials…
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Search our interactive database to see how much your neighbors gave to Obama and Romney.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Patch has created an interactive database so you can see how much your neighbors are donating to the presidential campaign—and to which candidate they’re writing their checks. We’ve included communities across New Jersey, so if you want to see what the campaign contributions in nearby towns are like, go right ahead. The information in the database was downloaded from the Federal Election Commission’s website. The data is based on quarterly reports, and is current through July. The data will be updated in mid-October.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
New Jersey's governor is giving his State of the State address, outlining his goals for 2012.
Governor Chris Christie delivered his "State of the State Address" to the 215th Session of the Legislature and New Jersey residents at 3 p.m. Tuesday. In his address, Christie outlined his goals for the coming year and what he has accomplished his first two years in office. In his speech, he touched on hot button issues of education and pension reform and called for a 10 percent state income tax cut. For more details on Christie's speech, read our wrap-up article here. Patch live blogged the speech from 2:30 to about 5 p.m. You can read the minute-by-minute updates with commentary from Huffington Post Political Reporter John Celock in the attached blog. If you missed the live chat and want to leave a comment, please do in the comment …
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Handlin gives practical advice to public and small business owners interested in lobbying their government.
MANALAPAN - New Jersey Assemblywoman Amy Handlin gave out the keys to unlock government doors to anyone who came to listen at Monmouth County Library headquarters Sunday afternoon. Handlin, who represents District 13 (which includes Holmdel and Middletown), presented her new book "Be Your Own Lobbyist: How to Give Your Small Business Big Clout with State and Local Government", though her talk was more informative than promotional in nature. "For about 20 years, I've been helping small businesspeople and citizens who are completely frustrated with government, whether it's government in their town, or government in their county, or government in the state, or government at the federal level," said Handlin. "They find it extremely confusing, …
Sunday, February 6, 2011
Township's first period ambush stupefies St. John Vianney; confidence the winning ingredient for Pats.
WALL - Like the revolutionaries they're named after, the Freehold Township Patriots (4-11-3 overall, 1-6-1 Shore B) varsity ice hockey team navigated the ice swiftly and struck early to force a sleeping group of St. John Vianney Lancers (7-10-1 overall, 6-3-1 Shore B) into a 5-1 surrender in a Shore B matchup at Gold Coast Arena on Saturday evening. Senior Daniel Cohen scored two goals for the Patriots and freshman Adam Friedman finished with a goal and an assist. Chris Ellis scored the lone goal for the Lancers. Captain Matt Martin and Friedman led the surprise attack for the Patriots, scoring two quick goals within the game's first five minutes. Sophomore Matt Minski tallied another to put Freehold Township up 3-0 after the first period…