Theater season event calendars available

The New Jersey Theatre Alliance is currently offering free calendars of the professional theater season, with descriptions and performance dates of productions offered by the state’s 22 professional theaters. Also offered are "Theatre Samplers" for $70, which cover three plays at three different theaters. For more information, call the Theatre Alliance at (973) 593-0189 or …

Bulletin Board

VFW Bulletin Board VFW’s ‘Gold Star Luncheon’ Sept. 21 The Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary, District 6–Monmouth County, will hold its annual "Gold Star Luncheon" Sept. 21 from 1-4 p.m. at the Middletown VFW Post 2179, 1 Veterans Lane, Port Monmouth. The VFW and Auxiliary host the luncheon every year to honor the …

Auditions

Auditions Mighty Oak Players, the community theater of Monroe Township, will hold auditions for It’s a Wonderful Life Aug. 14 and 18 from 7-10 p.m. at Monroe Township High School, 1629 Perrineville Road, in the lecture hall (use main entrance). Callbacks will be Aug. 20-21. Needed are all ages, children through seniors. For directions, call …

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FARRAH MAFFAI Allentown resident Michele Macfarlan, 5, pets Cecil, a 4-month old thoroughbred, before he enters the ring at the Festival of Horses held Sunday at the Horse Park of New Jersey in Upper Freehold

Community Bulletin Board

Prescription drug discount program now available Community Bulletin Board Prescription drug discount program now available The Monmouth County Board of Freeholders has approved participation in a prescription drug discount program to benefit senior citizens and disabled residents. The annual registration fee is $20. The program is not a managed care program nor an insurance program. …

Professional forester helps officials mull tree removal

Expert recommendsconsulting Monroe By jane meggittStaff Writer Expert recommends consulting Monroe’s ordinance for guidance By jane meggitt Staff Writer UPPER FREEHOLD — The Township Committee continues to mull the positives and negatives of regulating how and when trees in the township can be removed. Professional forester Rick Benz gave a presentation to the Township Committee …

Upper Freehold officials air their growing pains

Plans for new building unveiled; facility expected to cost $1.2 million By jane meggittStaff Writer Architect’s rendering of planned municipal office building in Upper Freehold. Plans for new building unveiled; facility expected to cost $1.2 million By jane meggitt Staff Writer UPPER FREEHOLD — Officials say the township needs more space to conduct its business. …