Examiner Datebook, July 6

• The Monmouth County Fair will be held from July 27-31 at the East Freehold Showgrounds, Freehold Township. Hours are 4-11 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. General admission is $8 per adult; children 17 and under are admitted free. Follow the Monmouth County Park System on social media. Upcoming fair contests will be announced on the park system’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages, offering an opportunity to win admission tickets and more. The fair is organized and presented by the Monmouth County Park System in cooperation with the Monmouth County 4-H Association. Details:
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Millstone officials adopt ordinance to fund capital improvements

MILLSTONE – The members of the Township Committee have appropriated $300,000 toward capital improvements in Millstone Township. During a meeting on June 15, committee members adopted an ordinance which will provide $300,000 to pay for improvements to a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system; renovations at municipal buildings, park improvements, security cameras and lighting on municipal properties; and the acquisition of public works equipment.
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Helping New Jersey towns tackle warehouse sprawl

According to an old adage, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Similarly, one should always “look before you leap.” In essence, plan ahead. That’s exactly the advice being given to New Jersey municipalities to help them deal with an onslaught of warehouse proposals.

Examiner On Campus, June 29

Bridget E. Fry of Allentown, a senior early and primary teacher education major in the University of Scranton, Pa., Panuska College of Professional Studies, has been named to the dean’s list for the 2022 spring semester. Ohio University Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education student Rebecca...

Monmouth County News Briefs, June 29

Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is seeking nominations for the Monmouth County Jane G. Clayton Award and for the M. Claire French Award for Leadership in Historic Preservation. Any individual who knows a person or an organization that has gone above and beyond to preserve the history of Monmouth...

Examiner Datebook, June 29

• DeBows United Methodist Church, at the intersection of Route 571 and Route 537, Jackson, announced that the Rev. Scott Clifton will begin his ministry at DeBows UMC on July 3. Individuals may visit for more information about Pastor Scott and DeBows UMC. • The Allentown Lions Club’s annual...

Bout Time closes stoutly for first career stakes victory in Goldwood Stakes

OCEANPORT – If trainer Cherie DeVaux had any doubts about whether Bout Time was ready for graded stakes company in four weeks, she no longer does. The 4-year-old filly took advantage of a stalking trip and fast early fractions to record her first career stakes win, rolling to a two-and-one-quarter-length victory in the $100,000 Goldwood Stakes at Monmouth Park on June 25, according to a press release.

Gov. Murphy announces back-to-school sales tax break

Gov. Phil Murphy, state Senate President Nicholas Scutari and state Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin announced they have reached an agreement on a back-to-school sales tax holiday as a part of New Jersey’s Fiscal Year 2023 budget. According to a press release from Murphy’s office, the sales tax holiday will...

Examiner News Briefs, June 22

An application that proposes the construction of an indoor recreation facility is expected to come before the Millstone Township Planning Board on July 13. Force 5 Holdings, LLC, is seeking preliminary and major site plan approval from the board to construct the facility on Farrington Boulevard. Attorney Peter Licata represents the applicant.

N.J. Department of Agriculture kicks off #JerseyFreshisBEST contest

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher has announced that the #JerseyFreshisBEST social media photo contest is underway. Share photos of Jersey Fresh farmers, farms, markets or produce with the hashtag #JerseyFreshisBEST and make sure to mention the farmer, farm or market name. Using the #JerseyFreshisBEST hashtag on Facebook,...