Monmouth County Legislator Looks for Ways To Bring Back Bees

Source: Two River Times Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling (D-11), the chairman of the Assembly agriculture and natural resources committee, supports giving closed landfills a second life as bee pollinator habitats. “We need to have pollinators for farming,” Houghtaling said after touring the Millstone farm of small commercial beekeepers Angelo and Anna Trapani. “So we have to […]

Somerset County Weekly Food Drive; Neptune Parkinson’s Disease Golf Benefit

Source: Central Somerset County Freeholder Deputy Director Patricia Walsh announced that the next “Buy One, Bring One,” better known as “BOBO,” food collection for county residents in need will be on September 20. “More than 20,000 residents in Somerset County are food insecure,” Walsh said in a statement. “Donations will help ensure food bank […]

Governor Murphy Deploys Enhanced Clean Water Effort for Newark Residents

Source: New Jersey governor Phil Murphy, mayor Ras Baraka, cabinet members, and local officials toured a bottled water distribution center in Newark and announced enhanced partnerships to promote access to clean water and conduct lead screenings for affected residents. Bottled water is being provided to Newark for distribution to impacted residents, sourced from emergency […]

Harmful Algae in Howell Reservoir; Old Bridge Children’s Dental Center Lauded

Source:; The Monmouth County Park System has confirmed that a “harmful algal bloom (HAB) is present in the Manasquan Reservoir in Howell NJ with levels quantified at or above the New Jersey Health Advisory Guidance.” In an advisory message posted online, park system administrators warned the public “not to drink or have contact […]