Land use changes draw objections in Millstone By louis c. hochman MILLSTONE — Property owners have until April 5 to continue stating their objections to an ordinance that could make their undeveloped lots non-conforming. The Township Committee on March 15 rejected on second reading an ordinance amending Millstone’s land use and development regulations, only to …

Fire company reaches out to community for support DENNIS SYMONS Hope Fire Company Chief Ed Tindall (l) and firefighter Richard Floyd (r) join Upper Freehold Township Mayor Richard Osborn (center) to announce the start of the company’s annual fund-raising campaign. By louis c. hochman UPPER FREEHOLD — The Hope Fire Company kicked off its annual …

Meeting will provide details on adoption Holt International Children’s Services, an inter-country adoption agency, is looking for families interested in adopting a child from overseas. The nonprofit organization will host an Adoption Information Meeting at 6:30 p.m. April 11 at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters, Symmes Drive, Manalapan. "The adoption picture has changed dramatically in …

Millstone teen puts focus on home numbering rules By louis c. hochman MILLSTONE — While Township Committee members have expressed concern over whether they will be able to enforce changes to Millstone’s house numbering ordinance, they now have help from a teen-ager who is working to ensure that homes in his part of town are …

J.C. Penney will not close any New Jersey stores The J.C. Penney Co. Inc. will not close any of its New Jersey department stores as it seeks to restructure after a fourth quarter net loss of 8 cents per share and to save $530 million. Several weeks ago, the J.C. Penney Co. Inc., Plano, Texas, …

Zelenak accepts superintendent’s post in S. Jersey By louis c. hochman M illstone Township Elementary School Principal Victoria Zelenak will leave her post in May to take a job offer in Port Republic, Atlantic County. Zelenak, who became principal of the school at its opening six years ago, announced this week that she will leave …

PERC hits Allentown with labor charge By bob fleming P ending litigation between Allen-town municipal officials and a suspended Allentown police officer has resulted in the issuance of an unfair labor practice charge against the borough by the state Public Employ-ment Relations Commission (PERC). Borough officials were notified last week the complaint was filed by …

Millstone-Roosevelt Little League der=0 bgcolor=”#D0D0D0″> Members of the A’s, in the Millstone-Roosevelt Little League Tee-Ball League, prove that it takes teamwork to field a ground ball during a practice on Saturday at the Little League complex, Millstone Township. JERRY WOLKOWITZ

Emergency response representatives, Allentown officials split on use of siren Mayor Stuart Fierstein By Bob Fleming ALLENTOWN — Borough officials and members of the local first aid squad and fire company have squared off on a Monmouth County Board of Health order to discontinue use of the borough’s warning siren for emergency calls. Representatives of …

Law keeps tabs on commercial uses MILLSTONE — The Township Committee has adopted an ordinance requiring continued certificates of occupancy for commercial sites, in hopes that it will be able to better keep track of business activities as properties change hands. Without discussion, the committee adopted the ordinance at its March 15 meeting. It requires …