NEWS & EVENTS

Monthly Calendar

July 31, 2017

Celebrating a Milestone Birthday or Anniversary?
 
Mayor Susan Cohen and the Township Committee want to extend birthday and anniversary wishes to Manalapan Township residents age 80 and older, who have reached a milestone birthday or to those celebrating their 50th or more Wedding Anniversaries through a new milestone greeting card program! 

A card from the Mayor & Township Committee will be sent to Manalapan residents in honor of an 80th, 85th, 90th, 95th or 100th birthday or 50th, 55th, 60th, 65th or 70th Wedding Anniversaries.

Please provide us with the names, address and birth date or anniversary date of the individual or individuals to be honored at 732-446-8307 or Mayor@mtnj.org.

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November 01, 2017

Please be advised that on Monday, April 3rd Monmouth County will begin reconstruction of Bridge MN 28 on Dey Grove Road over the Manalapan Brook. 

The propsed project generally involves the reconstruction ot the existing bridge spanning the Manalapan Brook along Dey Grove Road. The bridge is located between Iron Ore Road and Bergen Mills Road. 

To complete the project, a full closure of the bridge will be necessary. The preliminary project schedule calls for the project to begin on or about April 3, 2017. All work is to be substantially completed on or about November 7th, 2017.

During the full bridge closure, there will be 2 designed detour routes - 1 for truck traffic (over 4 tons) and 1 for non-truck traffic. The truck traffic detour will be Iron Ore Road to Route 33 to Bergen Mills Road, with westbound truck traffic accessing Route 33 westbound via Dugans Grove Road and eastbound truck traffic accessing Iron Ore Road via the jug handle at the Route 33 / Smithburg Road / Iron Ore Road intersection. For non-truck traffic, the detour will be Iron Ore Road to Indian Path to Bergen Mills Road. 

Any questions on this project should be directed to the County Engineers Office at 732-431-7760.

Please follow traffic detours and drive safely. 

November 01, 2017

The Manalapan-Englishtown Community Alliance to Prevent Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (the Alliance) is offering to make presentations in our communities concerning drugs and alcohol. Our effort is to inform, educate and ultimately, help prevent substance abuse and addiction, that has affected our country, our state and our community. The Alliance will share information on current knowledge and trends of drug use and alcohol misuse in our community, share personal stories in an effort to help others avoid the same consequences and discuss ways to spot early use of drugs or alcohol and how to access help.   

We are offering this presentation to any group of persons in Manalapan or Englishtown, whether a neighborhood, a homeowner community, an individual business or business group, a sports association or individual team or any faith-based, parent-based, youth-based or school-based organization. We can host or we can come to you. 

For more information on these programs or to schedule a presentation please contact the Health Department at 732-446-8345 or health@mtnj.org.  Thank you.

November 01, 2017

The Township of Manalapan will be participating in the 22nd Annual Jersey Cares Coat Drive. 

The Coat Drive will take place from November 1st, 2017 - December 1st, 2017.  Please donate your gently used and old coats in the container located in the lobby of Town Hall at 120 Freehold Road/Route 522, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

These winter coats will be distributed to men, women and children in need
throughout New Jersey.

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November 01, 2017

Leaf collection this fall will be held on every Monday in November and December. All leaves must be placed in biodegradable compost bags. These bags can be purchased at the Public Works Department on Mondays - Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. The bags are sold in bundles of 5 for a cost of $2.00. You can also purchase these bags from local retailers. No leaves will be collected that are not contained in these biodegradable bags. 

Please place bagged leaves at the curb, not in the street, on the first day of each scheduled collection to insure you will not miss any of the collections. 

Brush and Tree Limbs are collected by the Garbage Company on the second refuse collection day of each week all year long.

Please use the following guidelines for brush and tree limbs: 

  • Tied securely in bundles

  • 4 foot maximum length

  • 50 pounds maximum weight

  • 2 bundle maximum each collection


Residents may take their leaves to the Recycling Center themselves. Our Recycling Center is located at the Public Works Yard: 207 Route 522 (Freehold Road). It is opened Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. It is also opened on the first and third Sunday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to noon.
 

November 09, 2017

If you are interested in a 2018 Volunteer Committee Appointment please fill out the attached application.

Volunteer Committees are listed on the second page of the application and information on each committee can be found under the Committee Tab on the Township Website

If you have any questions please email info@mtnj.org or call 732-446-8308

APPLICATION

November 10, 2017

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) reminds customers having difficulty paying their utility bills that they may be eligible for special financial assistance or energy efficiency programs that could reduce the amount of electricity they use.

Assitance programs available to New Jersey residents include:

  • Lifeline - Offers a cash grant to help people who meet the Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (PAAD) eligibility requirements, or who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI). For additional information call 1-800-792-9745.
  • Universal Service Fund (USF) - Helps residential customers maintain electric service by offering eligible customers a monthly bill credit, which is based on household income and energy usage. USF also could include utility account debt forgiveness. Those applying for USF also automatically apply for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). For more information, call 1-800-510-3102.
  • Weatherization - The instalation of home energy measures can help reduce energy bills. Weatherization programs include Comfort Partners, sponsored by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities. For additional information visit www.njcleanenergy.com and click on "Residential" or call 1-800-915-8309. Households that apply for USF or LIHEAP can also check a box on the application to request weatherization assistance. Additional information is available at www.energyassistance.nj.gov.
  • PAGE - An assistance program designed to help low-to moderate-income households who experience economic hardship and struggle to pay their electric and natural gas bills. For more information visit www.NJPowerOn.org or call 1-732-982-8710.
  • New Jersey SHARES - This program offers temporary financial assistance to people having difficulty paying their electric bills. The fund helps those who need assistance because of an illness, job loss or other problem that has created a financial crisis, but are not eligible for other income or age-based programs. For additional information call 1-866-657-4273 or visit http://www.njshares.org.

JCP&L residential customers looking for a convenient way to manage their electric bills can also sign up for the FirstEnergy Equal Payment Plan (EPP). With EPP, customers make consistent monthly payments to avoid seasonal highs and lows in their electric bills, To apply or learn more about other JCP&L programs, please visit www.firstenergycorp.com or call 1-800-662-3115.

November 23, 2017

Garbage will not be collected on Thursday, November 23rd since it is Thanksgiving Day. 

Friday, November 24th will be a regularly scheduled garbage and bulk collection day for those with Tuesday/Friday pick-up. Bulk collection for those with Monday/Thursday pick-up will be Thursday, November 30th. 

The Recycling Center will also be closed on Thursday (23rd) and Friday (24th) but will be open on Saturday, November 25th.

Happy Thanksgiving! 

November 23, 2017

Garbage will not be collected on Thursday, November 23rd since it is Thanksgiving Day. 

Friday, November 24th will be a regularly scheduled garbage and bulk collection day for those with Tuesday/Friday pick-up. Bulk collection for those with Monday/Thursday pick-up will be Thursday, November 30th. 

The Recycling Center will also be closed on Thursday (23rd) and Friday (24th) but will be open on Saturday, November 25th.

Happy Thanksgiving!