Derby winners named

LAKEWOOD — Mayor Marta Harrison announced the winners of the annual Lakewood Recreation Playground Home Run Derby contest held at eight playgrounds and supervised by the recreation staff. The finals of the Home Run Derby were held at GPU Stadium. Jameer Crudup of D’Zio Park took the championship in the 9-11 age group, and Clifton …

Computer teachers sought for community school

Lakewood Community School is looking for computer teachers for the fall semester. Adults interested in teaching the following computer classes should contact the community school office immediately by calling (732) 905-3685: Microsoft Word, Print Shop, Desktop Publishing and Access. Knowledge of the subject matter and the ability to teach adults are prerequisites for the job. …

Purchasing agent named

JACKSON — The Township Commit-tee has unanimously adopted an ordinance creating a municipal purchasing department and has named Denise Hammerstone to lead that new department. The ordinance was adopted Monday. A public hearing drew no comment on the proposal. Mayor Joseph Grisanti said previously that a centralized purchasing department for a town the size of …

Community Bulletin Board

• A paper-making demonstration from the "Traveling Trunk Show" of the Howell Historical Society will be the topic at the general meeting at 8 p.m. July 27 at Howell Town Hall, Old Tavern and Preventorium roads. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served, and there is no charge. Details: (732) 938-2212. • Singin’ and Swingin’ …

Monmouth U. to host information session

Monmouth University, West Long Branch, will host an information session on July 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Samuel H. Magill Commons. The session will offer information on graduate and undergraduate programs that are currently offered through the five academic schools of the university — education; science, technology and engineering; nursing and health studies; humanities …

FTHS student to attend forum on medicine

Zakiya Chambers, 15, of Freehold Township will attend the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine in Washington, D.C., July 22-31. The forum is a career development program for high school students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership potential and an interest in medicine. In addition to visiting medical schools and clinical facilities, Zakiya will join 350 …

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JERRY WOLKOWITZ Megan Murchison of New Egypt holds her rabbit, Buffy. She is preparing for a 4-H exhibit at the Monmouth County Fair, July 25-29, in Freehold Township.