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Green Team 10 –10 :30 am
Special Needs Council 7 –7 :30 pm
Zoning Board 7 :30 –8 pm
Utilities Committee 8 –8 :30 pm
WALK WITH JOE 10 –1 pm
Veterans Affairs 5 :30 –6 pm
Environmental Commission 7 :30 –8 pm
911 Candlelight Ceremony 6 :45 –7 :15 pm
Planning Board 7 :30 –8 pm
Rec Advisory Board 7 :30 –8 pm
Fire Prevention 8 –8 :30 pm
Shade Tree 7 :30 –8 pm
Community Alliance 7 –8 :30 pm
Zoning Board 7 :30 –8 pm
Memorial Garden 10 –12 pm
Veterans Affairs 5 :30 –6 pm
Historical Committee 7 :30 –8 pm
Economic Development 7 :30 –8 pm
Transportation Committee 7 :30 –8 pm
Board of Health 8 –10 pm
Planning Board 7 :30 –8 pm
Movie In The Park 7 :15 –10 pm
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Paper Shredding 9 –1 pm
September 04, 2019

The Manalapan Township Board of Health will be sponsoring a free rabies immunization clinic for dogs and cats on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Manalapan Recreation Center at the new Expansion Building by Field K and the Spray Park on Route 522 in Manalapan.  The best entrance to this area of the park is the western entrance as opposed to the main entrance.  All dogs must be on a leash and cats confined to carriers.

The Manalapan Recreation Center is directly across the street from the Manalapan Town Hall (Police Station) on Route 522 which is also known as Englishtown-Freehold Road. 

Please call 732-446-8345 if you have any questions.

September 06, 2019

County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon has announced that her office will offer free passport photos every Wednesday in September to those who apply for passports on the same day at the Monmouth County Clerk's two nationally recognized Passport Offices in Freehold and Neptune.

"Apply for a passport if you do not have one so you can be ready for anticipated or even unanticipated travel," said Clerk Hanlon. "It is also important to check the passport's expiration date because many countries require six months validity on a U.S. passport, therefore, residents who already have passports should check the expiration date and start the renewal process about two months ahead of time."

Please note that U.S. Passport processing time is currently 6 to 8 weeks for routine service and 2 to 3 weeks for expedited service.

For more information about the passport application process and our passport offices in Freehold and Neptune, please visit our website at www.MonmouthCountyClerk.com.

September 09, 2019

Influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Every flu season is different, and influenza infection can affect people differently. Even healthy people can get very sick from the flu and spread it to others. Over a period of 31 seasons between 1976 and 2007, deaths in the US from flu have ranged from a low of about 3,000 to a high of about 49,000 people. During recent flu seasons, between 80% and 90% of flu related deaths have occurred in people 65 years and older. Each year in the United States, an average of more than 200,000 people are hospitalized from flu complications of which 20,000 of those hospitalized are children younger than 5 years old.  "Flu season" in the United States usually peaks in January and the season can last as late as May. During this time, flu viruses are circulating at higher levels in the U.S. population. An annual seasonal flu vaccine is the best way to reduce the chances that you will get seasonal flu and spread it to others.

Getting a vaccine against seasonal flu is recommended for all persons age 6 months of age and older but they are particularly important for high risk groups, which include people aged 50 and older, those with chronic illnesses such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes, pregnant women, and children age six months to five years. In addition, people who live with or care for others at high risk for flu complications should be vaccinated to reduce the risk of infecting their families and co-workers.

Everyday preventive steps:

  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze—throw the tissue away after you use it.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after you cough or sneeze. If you are not near water, use an alcohol-based hand cleaner.
  • Stay away as much as you can from people who are sick.
  • If you get the flu, stay home from work or school. This will protect co-workers so that you do not make them sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth. Germs spread this way

For more information on flu prevention and flu clinics, please visit http://www.state.nj.us/health/flu or http://www.cdc.gov/flu.   Local health departments in Monmouth County will be offering many seasonal flu and pneumonia clinics during September, October and November.   Manalapan Township will be hosting the following 2019 seasonal flu shot schedule for residents age 12 and over. 

Thursday, October 17         10:00 am – 11:00 am           at Covered Bridge I Clubhouse

Tuesday, October 22           7:00 pm – 8:00 pm              at Manalapan Town Hall (will accommodate children)

Thursday, October 24         1:30 pm – 2:30 pm              at Manalapan Town Hall

Flu shots are $20.00 or free for seniors presenting Medicare Part B insurance cards.  For more information on fees or the locations, please call the Manalapan Township Health Department at 732-446-8345.

September 21, 2019

The Manalapan Community Alliance is pleased to announce the establishment of a Memorial Garden; a place of reflection for families of those who lost their battle with substance abuse.

The Mission of the Manalapan Community Alliance is to meet the need for comprehensive alcohol and drug abuse awareness planning and programming to create community level change.

For Information, please contact the Manalapan Township Health Department at 732-446-8345 or email at health@mtnj.org

Join us Saturday at 10am for this special dedication.

September 24, 2019

Road Closure Alert
County Road Paving Project

Please be advised that Main Street in Tennent from Rt. 522 to Millhurst Road will be CLOSED on September 24th and September 25th from 6am to 6pm each day by the County of Monmouth for paving.   We will have Police Officers on site all hours both days.  School buses and emergency vehicles will be allowed through the closure. 

Expect delays and use alternate routes if possible. 
Please drive safely.

September 27, 2019

Please join us for a fun movie night in the park. This will take place on Friday, September 27, 2019 at 7:15 PM at the Expansion Section of the Manalapan Recreation Center. The movie that will be showing is Zootopia.

This event is sponsored by the Manalapan Parks & Recreation Department. 

Bring a snack, relax and enjoy!
Don't forget something to sit on!

Flyer 

October 05, 2019

Saturday, October 5, 2019
Franklin Lane Commuter Lot
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Manalapan Township will be holding a paper shredding event for the residents of Manalapan.
The event will be on Saturday, October 5, 2019 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 please call 732-446-8404

Flyer 

October 12, 2019

The Manalapan MRC-CERT is sponsoring a fall cleaning of clothing and other household items drop off event on Saturday, October 12th, 2019 from 8:30 am -11:30 am at Manalapan Town Hall. If you are looking to clean out some closets, attics or basements, this may be just what you need and it will benefit the community too! The Manalapan MRC-CERT will receive a payment from a vendor for the items it collects. Here is a brief list of items that can be dropped off on October 12th:

  • Used men’s, women’s and children’s clothing including belts
  • Shoes
  • Purses
  • Stuffed animals
  • Linen – including towels, sheets, blankets
  • Bicycles
  • Baby strollers

Unfortunately, if it is not on this list it can’t be accepted.  Items that definitely cannot be accepted include pillows, books, toys, appliances or household items.

So, start gathering your unused, out of date items that you have from this list, store them safely and then bring them to Manalapan Town Hall on Saturday, October 12th, 2019 from 8:30 am-11:30 am.

The Manalapan MRC-CERT is a volunteer based organization that supports the Township’s emergency management and response agencies.  For more information about the MRC-CERT please contact the Health Department or visit them on-line at

www.facebook/manalapanmrc-cert.