NEWS & EVENTS

Monthly Calendar

September 29, 2014 : 9 am

September 30, 2014 : 8 –9 :30 am

Presented by the Manalapan Township Economic Development Council

A Great Place to Grow Your Business

Tuesday, September 30th 8am to 9:30am in the Manalapan Township Courtroom

Guest Speaker - Milton Paris - Getting Ahead in Business

Complimentary Bagels and Coffee

RSVP - edc@mtnj.org or call 732-446-8308

September 30, 2014 : 9 am

October 15, 2014 : 8 –10 pm

The Manalapan Township Committee, together with the Economic Development Council has taken another step forward in their commitment to support local businesses.  ‘The Shop Manalapan 1st program launched on October 15th.  ‘The cards will be active for our residents and businesses beginning November 1st.’

The cards will then be available for pickup at the Administration Office at Town Hall beginning October 27th from 9am to 4pm. 

There is also a night distrubution on Thursday, November 7th from 5pm to 7pm.

 

The first twenty five charter members enrolled in the Shop Manalapan 1st program as participating merchants are the following:

 

Ace Aluminum

 

Alice Distributor’s

 

Allstates Restoration

 

Blinds on the Go

 

Bounty Alarms, LLC

 

Chocal8kiss

 

Club Metro USA (of Manalapan)

 

Coal Fired Pizza

 

Fabric Inspirations, LLC

 

First Class Floor Cleaning & More

 

Gold N Time Jewelers

 

Jeweled Studio

 

Joffe Family Chiropractic

 

King Remodeling

 

Kitchens by Torrone

 

Mezza Luna Restaurant and Pizza

 

New York Deli & Grill

 

Roman Chariot Auto Sales

 

Route 9 Shopper

 

Spare Pair Vision Center

 

The Place Nail and Day Spa

 

The UPS Store

 

Touch of Elegance Furniture

 

Tuscany Market

 

Villabate Pizzeria Restaurant

 

 

 

 

 

Additional businesses signed on are:

 

All Electric Services

 

Andee Plaza Pharmacy

 

Bagel World

 

Entertainment Extreme

 

Fix Your Phone Screen by JMS Installation and Repair Services Inc.

 

Law Offices of Diana Bogomolnik P.C.

 

Sal’s Gourmet Pizza

 

Union Hill Bagels

 

L and J Landscaping

 

 

‘The Township is very grateful to the original sponsors of the program Investors Savings Bank and Tuscany Markets’ said Deputy Mayor Jack McNaboe.

 

 

The Shop Manalapan 1st Program will promote local shopping while allowing card holders the opportunity to reduce their property tax bill.  Shoppers will earn property tax credits every time they provide the Shop Manalapan 1st Property Tax Reward Card at the time of purchase at a participating merchant.  The tax credits will be applied to the property tax bill or in the case of a renter, a rebate check will be issued.  Individuals who work in Manalapan, but are not property owners within the Township, can also secure a card to earn the rebate as well.

 

Businesses who are interested in becoming participating merchants can contact FinCredit, Inc care of Carmine DeFalco at cdefalco@propertytaxcard.com.

 

Residents should contact the Administration Department at 732-446-8308 or email EDC@mtnj.org for additional information or if they have any questions.

October 24, 2014 : 6 :30 –9 pm

Manalapan Park and Recreation is sponsoring its annual Monster Mania Event on Friday, October 24th.

The program will be held on the Manalapan Recreation Center basketball courts and is held rain or shine.

Suggested for ages 2 through 9; Haunted Trail may be too scary for younger participants.

Call 732-446-8355 for additional information

Manalapan Monster Mania

Friday, October 24

6:00 p.m. – Halloween Show

6:45 p.m. – Halloween Parade and Costume Contest

7:00 p.m. – Fright Fest and Haunted Trail

October 25, 2014 : 7 –11 pm

MAC cordially invites you to a HALLOWEEN MASQUERADE PARTY on Saturday, October 25th
at the Knob Hill Golf Club; 1 Shinnecock Drive, Manalapan, NJ 07726 -- 7PM to 11PM
Music-Dancing-Costume Contest-Prizes
3 Course Dinner-Cash Bar
Tickets: $39 per person
Please Make Entrée Choice: Chicken Francais; Carved Roast Beef or Tilapia

 

To make a reservations contact: Irene @ 732-446-8308 or email info@mtnj.org

Send checks made payable to: Manalapan Arts Council, attn: Halloween;

120 Route 522, Manalapan, N J 07726

Please note, no reservation can be confirmed without payment.

October 27, 2014 : 10 :17 am

Tax Payment Reminder

Fourth Quarter taxes are due on November 1, 2014. As per NJSA 54:5-67, the Township of Manalapan permits a 10-day grace period after which interest will accrue. Payments received in our office or in the drop box after 4:00 p.m. on November 10th will accrue interest charges calculated from the original due date of November 1st.

The Homestead Benefit Credit will not be applied to the fourth quarter tax.

Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. There is a tax payment drop box on the Tax Collector’s Office door which is available Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Payments left in the drop box after 4:00 p.m. will be considered received as of the next business day.

The Tax Collector’s Office will have extended hours on Thursday, November 6th, from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Property taxes can now be viewed and/or paid online at www.mtnj.org. Please visit the Tax Collector’s page and follow the link.

October 28, 2014 : 8 am

Please join the Manalapan Township Economic Development Council for a Continental Business Breakfast on Tuesday, October 28th at 8am in Town Hall.

The Manalapan Economic Development Council (EDC) has announced the formation of the Manalapan Business Association (MBA). This new group will focus its efforts on promoting and networking initiatives between new and existing businesses, based in Manalapan Township.  The EDC is assisting the business community in establishing the MBA, which will be organized and run by Manalapan business owners. During this meeting, a slate of officers shall be selected and a set of by-laws will be developed. 

The rules of the MBA are simple; if you are a resident of Manalapan and own a business either in town or out of town, or if you own a business in town, you are eligible to be a member of the Manalapan Business Association.    

We hope to see all of our business owners next Tuesday!

Mayor Jordan Maskowitz
Deputy Mayor Jack McNaboe
Committeewoman Susan Cohen
Committeeman Ryan Green
Committeewoman Mary Ann Musich

October 29, 2014 : 11 :43 am

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 Future Sanitation on the second refuse collection day of each week all year long.

 

Please use the following guidelines:

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 open Monday thru Friday from 8am – 3pm; Saturday 8am – 2pm. It is also open on the first and third Sunday of the month from 9am to 12 noon.

October 29, 2014 : 11 :45 –11 :45 pm

Trick or Treat at Town Hall

Friday, October 31, 2014 from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Manalapan Township will be hosting the annual Halloween Hullaballoo at Town Hall. Ghosts and goblins off all kinds can invade the Manalapan Township Municipal Building where they can visit every department and receive treats. Enjoy the Halloween fun with safe trick or treating for all resident children. The Municipal Building will be open from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Candy donations for this event are being provided by Wegmans.

October 30, 2014 : 11 :51 am

To All Manalapan Township Veterans:

The Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee- VAAC- of Manalapan Township will be hosting a Veterans Day Ceremony @ 11 am on November 11th 2014. The ceremony will take place at the Memorial Monument in the arboretum at Town Hall. The ceremony is opened to everyone. Immediately following the ceremony there will be a free breakfast to honor all Township Veterans. Veterans and a guest are invited to attend the breakfast in the township courtroom which will be set up for dining.

The VAAC members have successfully solicited contributions from local business to assist in making this event a success. Any additional local support from businesses or persons is greatly appreciated. Persons wishing to assist/help are also asked to contact the VAAC.

Please plan on attending an event that thanks those who served this nation when they were called upon to do so. Any Veterans with special needs are asked to contact the Manalapan VAAC in advance to arrange for those needs to be addressed. Anyone needing a ride to the event is also asked to call or email.

Please be part of the first of what is hopefully an annual event. In case of inclement weather the event will be moved indoors. Please send all inquires to JMcNaboe@MTNJ.org

Thank You

 Manalapan Veterans Affair Advisory Committee