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 …

Webmaster expected to update town’s page By louis c. hochman Staff Writer MILLSTONE — Residents who have been surfing to Millstone’s municipal Web page will soon see the first changes to the site in months, after a township resident takes over as its new webmaster. The Township Committee has chosen resident David Gregorio to be …

New panel charged with protecting watersheds By louis c. hochman Staff Writer MILLSTONE – The township has approved, after much discussion, the creation of a Watershed Management and Preservation Council. The Township Committee adopted an ordinance which creates the watershed council and adds two alternate members to Millstone’s environmental commission. The terms of the alternate …

Clothing recycling remains optional in Millstone code By louis c. hochman Staff Writer MILLSTONE — While newly introduced amendments to Millstone’s solid waste management ordinance make the rules for recycling in town stricter, the former recycling coordinator says the changes aren’t strict enough. Under the amended ordinance, presented for a first reading March 1, residents …

Local Democratic association to meet The Western Monmouth Democratic Association will hold its regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. March 16 at the American Legion, 162 W. Main St., Freehold. Elections, fund raising and campaigns are on the agenda. The meeting is open to the public and refreshments will be served. For more information, call (732) …

Millstone officials plan to put ordinances online By louis c. hochman Staff Writer MILLSTONE — Township ordinances will soon be available online, giving both residents and government officials quicker access to the laws that govern them. Millstone officials have met with the company that currently handles the township’s ordinance book about keeping copies of the …

Audubon Society plans Raritan Bayshore trip The Monmouth County Audubon Society will sponsor a field trip along the Raritan Bayshore March 18. Scott Barnes, teacher and naturalist at Owl Haven Nature Center, Tennent, will be the trip leader. Raritan Bay is a wintering and staging area for many species of ducks, such as Oldsquaw, Bufflehead …

It’s almost spring der=0 bgcolor=”#D0D0D0″> It’s almost spring and the birds are out — the Allentown High School Redbirds, that is. Members of the Allentown baseball team, including Scot Walsh-Riddle (foreground), loosen up during a preseason workout. JERRY WOLKOWITZ

Taxpayers face 14¢ increase By louis c. hochman T he 2000-01 Millstone Township school district budget will carry with it a 14-cent tax increase if it is approved by voters next month, and administrators say most of the costs contributing to the increase are out of their control. If the budget is rejected by voters …

Four candidates enter race for 3 seats By bob fleming JERRY WOLKOWITZ F our candidates, including three incumbents and one newcomer, are seeking election to the three available three-year seats on the Roosevelt Board of Education in next month’s annual school board election. Incumbents Sharlene Ellentuck and David Ticktin, completing their first terms on the …