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IMAGE Late Openings in Monmouth County for Wednesday, Jan. 28
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
MONMOUTH COUNTY - Late openings for Wednesday, January 28, 2015 in and around Monmouth County: Children’s Center of Monmouth County, Neptune - Opening 1 1/2 hours late (Staff report at 10 am, students & adults at 10:30, Business office-normal... Read More...
IMAGE Howell Man Named in 17-Count Indictment Charging Sexual Assault of Child, Child Pornography
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
FREEHOLD, NJ - A Monmouth County grand jury returned a 17-count indictment Friday charging a Howell Township man with sexually assaulting a toddler and recording the attack, announced Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J.... Read More...
Leave the Snow and Ice at Home: It's The Law!
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Hamilton, NJ - Driving with a snow- or ice-covered windshield and windows, side-view mirrors or headlights invites a crash. Also incredibly hazardous is failing to clear ice and snow from your car’s roof, hood and trunk. These turn into dangerous... Read More...
IMAGE Menendez, Booker, Pallone Decry Administration’s Plan to Open Atlantic Ocean to Oil Drilling
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Wetlands along Barnegat Bay near the southern end of Island Beach State Park, New Jersey Lawmakers Stress Catastrophic Environmental and Economic Consequences of an Oil Spill near the Jersey Shore WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Robert... Read More...
IMAGE Middletown Police Identify Shoplifter with Assistance of Social Media
Monday, 26 January 2015
MIDDLETOWN, NJ - On January 22, 2015 Detective First Class Laurence Schachtel arrested Amanda Lind, age 21, from Sycamore Avenue in Tinton Falls, NJ, on two counts of Shoplifting as a result of an investigation into the theft of $725.00 of hygiene... Read More...

Columns

IMAGE Protest This Super Bowl Commercial
by Anne Mikolay
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Sunday, February 1, the New England Patriots will face off against the Seattle Seahawks in NFL Super Bowl XLIX. Football fans will tune in to see the... Read More...
IMAGE What’s that Flock in the Bay?
by Joe Reynolds
Sunday, 25 January 2015
This was a week of counting wintering water-birds. The other day I looked out onto New York Harbor and saw a large raft of diving ducks. I counted at... Read More...
IMAGE Just Sayin...
by Anne Mikolay
Sunday, 25 January 2015
While watching this month's news broadcasts, I have concluded the world is steeped in irony. This tendency to fore-go common sense and do the... Read More...
IMAGE Father Trying to Build Understanding
by Daniel J. Vance
Saturday, 24 January 2015
You won't find too many dads that love like this. Joseph Hernandez of Auburn, Washington, knew before his son's birth that his son would have a birth... Read More...
IMAGE My Encounters with Police Officers
by George Hancock-Stefan
Tuesday, 20 January 2015
During the past few months when there has been so much discussion about police officers, I started to think a lot about how I view police officers,... Read More...

Upcoming Events

MONMOUTH COUNTY TO HOLD 9/11 MEMORIAL CEREMONY

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS — On Tuesday, September 11, at 7:00pm the Monmouth County Park System will host a Memorial Ceremony at Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook, Atlantic Highlands, the site of Monmouth County’s 9/11 Memorial. The ceremony will be held rain or shine, and all are welcome to attend. Speakers are Freeholders John Curley and Lillian Burry. Parking will be available at East Point Plaza, 2390 Highway 36, Atlantic Highlands, and shuttle buses will be provided to and from the Memorial from 5-9pm.

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Photo Caption: Monmouth County’s 9/11 Memorial is located at Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook, Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey. The eagle sculpture, with a beam from one of the fallen World Trade Center towers, is set against views of New York City. The Park System will host a 9/11 Memorial Ceremony at Mount Mitchill on Tuesday, September 11 at 7:00pm. Mount Mitchill will be open with extended hours, 8:00am-11:00pm, from September 9-11, 2012.

Monmouth County’s 9/11 Memorial has three symbolic components: a timeline walkway to recollect the events of September 11, 2001; a stone base carved with the names, ages and hometowns of the 147 county residents who lost their lives that day; and an eagle sculpture with a beam from one of the fallen World Trade Center towers. Set against views of New York City, the memorial honors both the lives lost and the fearless display of heroism by rescue teams and citizens who responded to the tragedy. Monmouth County’s 9/11 Memorial was dedicated in 2005 and made possible through donations to Monmouth County’s 9/11 Memorial Committee.

Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook will have extended hours on Sunday-Tuesday, September 9-11, from 8:00am to 11:00pm, to provide the public with additional opportunities to visit the 9/11 Memorial.

For more information about the 9/11 Memorial Ceremony, please visit www.monmouthcountyparks.com or call (732) 842-4000, ext. 4312. For persons with hearing impairment, the Park System TTY/TDD number is 711. The Monmouth County Park System, created in 1960 by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is Monmouth County’s Open Space, Parks, and Recreation agency.