Dodge Foundation comes to aid of arts groups

By gloria stravelliStaff Writer By gloria stravelli Staff Writer The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation has stepped up support of local arts groups to offset across-the-board decreases in state funding to the arts. Trustees of the Morristown-based Dodge Foundation recently approved a total of $5.2 million in arts grant payments to arts organizations throughout the state, …

Speedway’s summer effort gives boost to Toys for Tots

Correspondent By adam riback Speedway’s summer effort gives boost to Toys for Tots DAN SCHAFER Rick and Nancy Grosso, owners of New Egypt Speedway, Plumsted, display gifts donated by Plumsted resident Gene Stravinsky and others who attended the Toys for Tots Christmas in July event. PLUMSTED — New Egypt Speedway was recently home not only …

Kozloski Road extension

opens in Freehold Twp. By linda denicola Staff Writer FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP — The long-awaited Kozloski Road extension between Route 537 and Route 79 opened Monday. The signs are up, traffic lights are working, and a new, long ramp carries vehicles from Route 537 to the new road. Assistant Monmouth County Engineer Joseph Ettore said on …

Library to host ‘Team In Training’ info sessions

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s "Team In Training" (TNT) program is recruiting volunteers to help in the fight against blood cancers by raising funds as they train to run, walk or cycle in honor of local patients. Team In Training, an endurance sports training program, provides personalized coaching, group training and support, and the chance …

N.J. awards $399K for Clarksburg School work

Official says total project cost exceeds market value of building By alison granitoStaff Writer By alison granito Staff Writer MILLSTONE — The township recently received word that the state will pay $399,000 toward the overhaul of the historic Clarksburg School. At last week’s Township Committee meeting, Committeeman Cory Wingerter said the money, which will cover …