Marlboro will seek funds for assessment of parcel

BY MARK ROSMAN Staff Writer MARLBORO — The Township Council has passed a resolution to seek funds from the state in order to perform an environmental assessment of property that municipal officials intend to acquire. The resolution authorizes the township to submit an application to the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for money from …

In the Service

Coast Guard Seaman Lauren K. Pfeifer, daughter of Shirley and Scott Pfeifer of Freehold, recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May. During the eight-week training program, Pfeifer completed a training curriculum consisting of academics and practical instruction on water safety and survival, military customs and courtesies, seamanship skills, first …

Officials approve change in retirement benefits plan

BY CLARE MARIE CELANO Staff Writer FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP — Municipal officials have adopted an ordinance that will change the retirement package benefits for any employee who is hired by Freehold Township after Jan.1, 2010. According to Township Administrator Thomas Antus, times have changed and the cost of offering paid lifetime medical benefits to retirees just …