NEWS & EVENTS
Email AlertsNovember 8, 2010
Sweetman’s Lane Closure
Monmouth County has advised us that on or about November 9, 2010, Sweetman’s Lane will be closed between Kinney Road and Oakland Mills Road. The road will not be passable as the bridge is being replaced. The construction project is estimated to take one year. Please plan an alternate route or follow the posted detours. For more information, please contact Aiman S. El-Tohamy, Monmouth County Engineering at (732) 683-8578.
The Manalapan Township Police Department reminds all drivers to be alert and cautious while operating a motor vehicle within a construction zone. Fines are doubled for any motor vehicle violations within a construction zone.
Pediatric Flu Vaccination Clinic
The last scheduled flu vaccination clinic in 2010 will be held on Tuesday, November 9th from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Manalapan Town Hall. This clinic will provide vaccinations to children age 6 months and above. Ample supplies of vaccine allow us to also offer this time for vaccinations to all persons – not just children. Please feel free to share this information with friends and family who you know who may be looking for a flu shot opportunity. The fee is $20.00 or free to Seniors who present Medicare insurance cards.
If you have any questions please call the Health Department at 732-446-8345.
September 24, 2010
2010 Monmouth County Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day - This program is for Monmouth County residents and institutions only. Identification is required. Schools and Municipalities must call (732) 922-2234 extension 10 to make special arrangements
2010 Date & Location - Upper Freehold, Saturday, October 2nd, 10 am - 3 pm, County Garage, Rt. 539 (South of Cream Ridge Golf Course)
Year-round service is available at our convenient Household Hazardous Waste facility in Tinton Falls. For your safety, appointments are required. Please call (732) 922-2234 for information. Hours are Monday to Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm and Saturday 7:30 am - 2:00 pm. (Closed for lunch 11:30 - 12:30).
Pesticides, Herbicides, Fertilizers, Solvents, Thinners, Corrosives, Cleaners, Pool Chemicals, Liquid paints, Varnishes, Aerosol Cans (full or partially full). Used Motor Oil, Anti-Freeze, Gasoline, Batteries (Household or Automotive) and Propane BBQ Tanks, All items must be in closed containers with original labels. Maximum amount accepted is 200 lbs. of dry material and/or 20 gals. of liquid. No containers larger than 5 gal each.
Lab Reagents, Concrete, Electronics, Car Tires, Explosives, Radioactive Materials, and Asbestos. No unknown or unidentified materials allowed! No commercial or industrial contributors! Businesses must contract privately for proper disposal.February 16, 2011
Manalapan Township Summer Recreation
Registration for the Summer Recreation program will be accepted beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 17th. The program is open to resident children currently in grades K-7. Program and registration information are available on the Township Website at WWW.MTNJ.ORG. Go to the Parks and Recreation page, then click on Summer Camp to get to the brochures.
New for this summer! 7th grade Travel Camp! This 5 week, all inclusive program is open to resident children currently in grade 7. Information for this program is also available on the Township Website.
Don’t delay! Space is limited!!
February 16, 2011
Manalapan Township 2011 Photo Contest
Manalapan Township will be holding its third annual photo contest. The 2011 theme is “ Celebrations” – a contest of pictures of celebratory events. The contest is open to all Manalapan residents. Photographs do not have to be taken in Manalapan. The photograph could be of any topic that in the photographers eyes is a celebration. Township residents can only enter one photo. Photographs must include a brief description (25 words or less) and the location, event of the photo.
For more information please contact Susan Lapkin in the Administration Office at (732) 446-8303 or David Richardson in the Health Department at (732) 446-8345.
January 11, 2011
Due to the impending snow storm, residents scheduled for Recycling Collection this Wednesday, January 12th will have their recycling collected on Saturday, January 15th.
Please place all recycling at the curb
the night before or prior to 6 am thru 6 pm.
January 6, 2011
Manalapan Township offering CERT training
The Manalapan Township MRC-CERT will be presenting the 20 hour FEMA endorsed CERT training starting on February 7, 2011. The introductory session will be held in Manalapan Town Hall starting at 7:00 pm on February 7th. The training sessions will use mostly Monday evenings and Saturday mornings in order to meet the training requirements. The training is free and prepares the participants to respond to certain emergencies. Pre-registration is not required but appreciated.
December 30, 2010
Christmas Tree Disposal
Manalapan Township will be picking up Christmas Trees on the following dates:
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Thursday, January 6, 2011
Monday January 10, 2011
Tuesday January 11, 2011December 14, 2010
Trash and recycling for Christmas Eve and New Years Eve
Waste Management will be picking up garbage on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve.
All garbage should be placed curbside the night before or prior to 6 am thru 6 pm.
Residents are allowed to have up to eight, 50 gallon containers curbside.
Please be advised that the Recycling Center will be closed Christmas and New Years Day!
November 23, 2010
Trash and recycling for Thanksgiving weekend.
For residents who have Monday/Thursday collection, trash will not be collected on Thursday November 25th. The next collection pick up will be Monday November 29th.
For residents with Tuesday/Friday collection, Friday, November 26th will be a normal trash collection.
Public Works recycling yard will be closed Thursday & Friday. Saturday the recycling yard will be open 8am – 2pm.
November 23, 2010
Little Soldiers Toy Drive
Manalapan Township will be participating in the Little Soldiers Toy Drive which collects toys for the children of deployed military personnel. Stars will be displayed at the Manalapan Township Municipal Building and we are encouraging residents to pick a star or two and return the gift to Manalapan Township Administration Department no later than Dec. 9, 2010.October 28, 2010
Manalapan Township’s Halloween Events
The Manalapan Monster Mania Halloween event is scheduled for today, Wednesday, October 27. Due to the weather, the program has been moved to the Kuschick Pavilion (parking lot 2 in the Manalapan Recreation Center).
The event is sure to be a hit with all of our young ghosts and goblins!
All Monster Mania activities are free of charge.
6:00 p.m. - Halloween Dance performance by Rising Star Dancers
6:20 p.m. – Halloween sing along by Miss Melissa’s Music for Aardvarks
6:35 p.m. – Halloween Show by Mad Science
7:00 p.m. – Halloween Parade and costume contest
7:00 p.m. – Fright Fest (games, crafts)
7:00 p.m. – “Fractured Fairy Tales” haunted trail
If there is inclement weather at 7:00 p.m., the parade will be canceled,
however all other activities will take place.
Halloween Hullaballoo at Manalapan Township Municipal Building
Friday, October 29, 2010
Safe Trick or Treating for Resident Children
Ghosts and goblins of all kinds will invade the Manalapan Township Municipal Building where they can visit every department and receive treats. Halloween is about fun and you never want anything to happen that would interfere with that enjoyment and that is why we offer a safe trick or treating environment for all resident children. The Municipal Building will be open from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.
Donations of candy for the Halloween Hullaballoo are being provided by Wegman’s and Foodtown.
October 25, 2010
The Township Committee has authorized the sale of surplus property which is no longer needed by the Township. The sale will take place on Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 10:00 am at the Department of Public Works Yard located at 207 Route 522 Manalapan.
For more information, please contact the Department of Public Works at (732) 446-8403.October 18, 2010
Fall Leaf Collection
We have expanded our leaf collection program this fall. Leaves will be collected every Monday in November and December beginning on November 1st. Leaves must be placed in biodegradable bags. Bagged leaves containing twigs, grass, brush, weeds or other debris will not be collected.
Bags can be purchased at the Public Works Department on Mondays-Fridays from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. These bags are sold in bundles of 5 for a cost of $2.00. You can also purchase these bags from local retailers.
Reduce waste and improve your soil. Learn about the practical tips of composting in a 45 minute presentation.
Fall 2010 dates & times for Monmouth County Residents are as follows:
Eatontown Boro Hall, 47 Broad Street, Eatontown
October 19 @ 7 pm
Manalapan Town Hall Court Room, 120 Route 522, Manalapan
October 30 @ 10 am
Deep Cut Gardens, 352 Rod Hill Road, Middletown
November 13 @ 10 am
Pre-Registration is required. Spaces are limited and open to Monmouth County residents only! Registration is required.
Please call (732) 431-7460
The Manalapan Township Committee is proud to announce that the public meetings of the Freehold Regional High School District Board of Education will now be airing on the Manalapan Township Television Network, Channel 77 Cablevision Subscribers or Channel 42 for Verizon Fios Subscribers. The meetings can be seen on the following days and times:
Sunday’s at 9:00 pm
Thursdays, 12:00 am, 6:00 am, 10:00 am, 2:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 9:00 pm
Saturday’s at 9:00 pm
The Township Committee would like to thank the Board of Education and district administration for their cooperation in this endeavor, as well as the Manalapan Township Television Network Volunteers.
For complete schedule of programs on Manalapan Township Television Network, please visit the Township website, http://www.mtnj.orgSeptember 22, 2010
Recycling in Manalapan is easy!
To learn how, when, and what to recycle:
Go to www.mtnj.org and click on “recycling schedule” (green button)
If you are not sure what to recycle or how to do it, be sure to watch
the latest episode of the award winning series “Green Matters in Manalapan” called
“Recycling Curbside in Manalapan”
created by town volunteers on the Manalapan Environmental Commission.
Cablevision channel 77
Verizon channel 42
Tuesdays at 12am, 12:30am, 6 am, 6:30am, 10am, 10:30am, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, 9:00pm, 9:30pm
Saturdays at 10am and 10:30am
Sundays at 2:00pm and 2:30pm
You can now mix all your recyclables together in one container!
Many new items are accepted including mixed paper, junk mail, paperboard, and cardboard.
You can collect all your recycling in a paper shopping bag and
toss the whole bag into a bin with a lid to put curbside on pickup day!
September 7, 2010
Manalapan Township EDC invites local business owners to attend a program on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at 7:00 pm in the Courtroom. Join us for two wonderful motivational speakers while you network with local business owners.
Guest speakers will be:
Ed Tseng (Motivational Speaker)
Performance Expert, Best-Selling Author & Keynote Speaker
“Ed Tseng will motivate and inspire you to win more at sports, sales or school He’s one of the country’s top experts in speak performance. Don’t miss him!”
Rob Gilbert, Professor of Sports Psychology, Montclair State University
Refreshments will be provided.
RSVP by September 25, 2010
Flu & Pneumonia Clinics
NOVEMBER 13, 2008
1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
NOVEMBER 14, 2008
COVERED BRIDGE I
9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
NOVEMBER 17, 2008
COVERED BRIDGE II
10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 446-8345
$20.00 FLU & $25.00 PNEUMONIA OR FREE TO SENIORS WITH MEDICARE PART “B” CARDOctober 3, 2008
Influenza: Facing New Global Challenges
Please join us for our Manalapan First Friday Presentation “Influenza: Facing New Global Challenges”. It will be presented by Sofia Jozil, Health Educator, Monmouth Public Health Consortium. The Presentation will cover current knowledge of pandemic and avian flu concerns as well as promote and stress seasonal flu vaccination. It will be held on Friday, October 3, 2008 at 10:00 am in the Court Room at Manalapan Town Hall.