I’d like to start by thanking all of the veterans who
have served our country. We should continue to recognize their sacrifices
throughout the entire year. It is because of their sacrifices we continue to
enjoy our freedoms. Let us also not forget the sacrifices made by their
Well, it seems as if fall is now officially here! After a
hot summer season, these cooler temperatures are a nice relief! I hope everyone
is enjoying the season and picking the perfect pumpkins. I have been staying
busy and I would like to take some time to share what I have been up to around
With Labor Day just
around the corner, I want to remind everyone that Labor Day does not mean
summer is over!
We are coordinating
with our shore Mayors to see which towns will be extending their beach season
with additional lifeguard coverage. Their plans will be published to our “Know
Before You Go “page, which can be accessed on www.visitmonmouth.com once available.
Small businesses located in Monmouth County can apply for grants of up to $10,000 starting on Monday, August 3, 8:00 a.m. at monmouthcountycares.com, Freeholder Director Tom Arnone and Deputy Director Sue Kiley announced during a press conference in Freehold this morning.
FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone issued the following statement regarding the reopening of indoor dining in Monmouth County:
“We are now halfway through the summer and restaurants’ doors remain closed for indoor dining. Restaurants had been prepared to welcome back customers inside on July 2, but then that was postponed indefinitely.
I hope everyone took advantage of the beautiful weather this weekend and visited our beaches and restaurants in Monmouth County!
With the holiday weekend approaching, I would like
to remind everyone to remain diligent in adhering to the social distancing and
safety guidelines implemented by the State.
Our restaurants and retailers – especially seasonal
– depend on strong summer weekends to keep their staff employed and businesses
open. It’s more important now than ever to support them while remaining safe.
Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger and Monmouth County Freeholder Director Tom Arnone issued the following statement:
When the State of New Jersey ordered our business community to shut down for a two-week quarantine period, we agreed that it was in the best interest to do so for the safety and well being of our residents, business owners and their employees. Now, ten weeks later, our small businesses remain shut down without any guidance from Trenton as to when they can reopen their doors, bring back employees and attempt to move forward in the wake of a significant loss of revenue.
Monmouth County Freeholder Director Tom Arnone wants New Jersey’s economy to reopen safely and he wants County officials, rather than the Murphy Administration, to regulate the reopening of restaurants and retail stores and to provide the safety guidance required.