May 14 is the deadline; June 4 is primary day
FREEHOLD – The deadline is fast approaching for those wishing to vote in the June 4 primary. Registration must be completed by May 14.
Residents may register at the Monmouth County Voter Registration Office,
In either case, a driver’s license number or the last four digits of your Social Security number must be entered on the New Jersey Voter Registration form.
Save some time by downloading a copy of the New Jersey Voter Registration form, filling it out beforehand and taking it with you when you register. The form can be found on the
Contact the Monmouth County Voter Registration Office at 732-431-7780, or log onto www.visitmonmouth.com for additional information.
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ - On Wednesday, May 15, at the Strauss Mansion in Atlantic Highlands, veterans John Corbett and Cory James Newman will present an illustrated history of the 646th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron and the Highlands Army Air Defense Site. The program begins at 7:30 p.m.
In January 1958, nineteen year old US Air Force recruit John Corbett was assigned to the 646th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron in Hartschorne Woods Park, Highlands, NJ. On May 15, Corbett will discuss the work of the 646th in the Cold War Era defense of the New York metropolitan area. His talk will cover monitoring of all inbound air traffic, aircraft movements and identification, and aircraft control, including visual surveillance of incoming aircraft by fighter planes out of Suffolk AFB on Long Island and McGuire AFB in NJ. He will also discuss the disastrous collapse of the manned "Texas Tower 4" Radar Station 19 miles offshore in 1961.
John Corbett will be joined by historian and US Navy veteran Cory James Newman on the history of the 646th from 1948 - 1966 as well as the air defense of the New York metropolitan area from 1966 - 1974 by the Highlands Army Air Defense Site.
The talk, with refreshments, is part of the Historical Society's monthly Speaker Series. Programs are scheduled on the third Wednesday of each month from March to November, and are free and open to the public.
The Atlantic Highlands Historical Society is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to exploring, preserving, and sharing the history of Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey. The Strauss Mansion, home of the Historical Society, is listed on the National and New Jersey Registers of Historic Places, and is the only Queen Anne Style Victorian home open to the public in Monmouth County.
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ - Tickets are now on sale for Taste of Atlantic Highlands Trolley Hop, which takes place June 2, 2013, from noon to 5 p.m., in Atlantic Highlands, N.J.
This pay-one-price event includes trolley rides to and from 35 participating businesses; samplings of food, drinks, and cocktails; giveaways; door prize drawings; and a prize drawing for completing a certain number of stops on the route.
Ticket cost is $35 per person. There is no charge for children age 11 and younger; children 17 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Purchase admission tickets at any participating business listed on the Taste of Atlantic Highlands participant map, or through the Atlantic Highlands Chamber of Commerce website: http://atlantichighlands.org/events/taste
For more information on the event, visit http://www.atlantichighlands.org
Members of the RBR Buccaneer Athletic Foundation stand on the track and field they hope to light this September. Coming down the stretch to their goal, the group is holding a fundraiser on May 23 at The FIX in Red Bank with headliner Brian Kirk & The Jirks. Advance tickets are $ 50 a person, $60 at the door. To order tickets visit www.lettherebelights.org or mail a check to the Buccaneer Athletic Foundation, P.O. Box 51, Little Silver, NJ 07739.
Pictured above are (left to right) Don Chamberlain, Little Silver, Judy Bonanno, Shrewsbury, Cathy Reardon, Little Silver and Jodi and Scott Nevitsky of Little Silver. Not pictured were hardworking committee people Diane Davis, Debbie Juliano, Beth Lloyd and Anne Amato.
MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Chief of Police, Robert Oches, Middletown Township Police Department announces that all police patrols will be conducting vigorous enforcement action against underage drinkers.
One of the biggest problems in our society is substance abuse and alcohol is the most commonly abused substance. Young people are severely injured and killed as a result of accidents in which alcohol is a factor. Chief Oches wishes to remind all parents and teens that strict enforcement of all statutes governing underage drinking will be taken in an effort to safeguard the young people of our township.
All parents are requested to chaperon house parties very carefully in an effort to reduce this problem. Members of the police department are available to answer any questions parents may have and to assist any group in establishing an anti-alcohol program.