February 22, 2017
The Manalapan Arts Council and Mayer Susan Cohen are pleased to announce the holding of the 9th annual Manalapan Township photo contest. The 2017 theme is "Silhouettes and Shadows". The Contest will be looking for pictures of any scene, object, event, people or activity that inforporates a silhouette or shadow. Each year's contest has been very successful as over 350 photos have been submitted in the past 8 years.
The contest is open to all Manalapan residents. Township residents can only enter one photo. Photographs must include a brief description (25 words or less) of the photo. Awards will be given as follows:
Prizes of $100 for 1st Place & $50 for Honorable Mention will be awarded in the following categories:
- 18 years & over (senior)
- 17 years & younger (junior)
People's Choice - the photo that receives most votes from the Manalapan Day (June 11th) display will also win a prize of $100.
As mentioned, all photos will be on display at the Manalapan Day community event on June 10, 2017 where the special "Peoples Choice" award will be given to the photo that garners the most votes that day from the visiting and judging public.
Photographs must be received by 4:30 PM on May 26, 2017. Photographs can be submitted by email to [email protected] (file must be less than 5mb) or dropped off at the Manalapan Township Health Department (photographic prints must not be larger than 5" x 7"). The full set of rules and the submission form are available online at the Township website - www.mtnj.org - or at the Manalapan Township Health Department. Please remember a submission form must accompany the photograph. Forms are also available on the Township web site or at the Manalapan Township Health Department.
For more information, please contact David Richardson in the Health Department at 732-446-8345.
April 03, 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.
April 13, 2017
The Shade Tree Committee and the Township Committee hosted a joint town hall meeting to discuss the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) and answer resident questions on this issue.
Those affected by this invasive tree pest have already received a letter from the Township Arborist with detailed information on how the EAB will affect Ash Trees throughout the Township.
Additional information is available on the Township website, including a map of those locations where Ash Trees are present.
Ash Tree Notice
Ash Tree Map Locations
Signs and Symptoms EAB
You may also find more information at
This website will give you details on what an ash tree looks like
April 22, 2017
Manalapan Township will be holding a paper shredding event for the residents of Manalapan. The event will be on April 22nd 2017, at the Franklin Lane Commuter Lot.
From 9:00 am – 1:00 pm or until the truck is full. This is a free service for Manalapan Residents only. Id's will be checked.
It is time for you to dispose of old documents and confidential files safely? Come to our mobile paper shredding event! Bring all old documents and confidential papers. Don’t become a target for identity theft.
All papers will be shredded on location (Franklin Lane Commuter Lot) in the mobile truck! The lot is located parallel with Route 9 North and is in the vicinity of the Gordon’s Corner Road and Route 9 Intersection. Right behind the Gordon’s Corner Road bus stop.
Remove all metals and binder clips from paper. No more than 100lbs of paper- approximately 4 boxes per person. This is a free service paid for with the State Recycling Grant.
Any Questions call 732-446-8404
April 24, 2017
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a SPECIAL MEETING of the Manalapan Township Zoning Board of Adjustment will take place on Monday, April 24, 2017, 7:30pm, at the Municipal Complex, 120 Route 522, Manalapan, NJ.
New York SMSA Limited Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless
Wireless Communications Facility - Use Variance-Prelim & Final Site Plan
By order of the Manalapan Township Zoning Board of Adjustment
Janice Moench, Secretary
Zoning Board of Adjustment
Date: April 4, 2017