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08/27/2015
COUNTY CLERK ANNOUNCES “ARCHIVES WEEK” EVENTS

Seminars and screenings lead up to Archives Day on Oct. 3 MANALAPAN, NJ – The excitement is building for the County Clerk’s 2015 Archives and History Day. Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon invites everyone to start the celebration early, beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters. “Archives Week is designed […]

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08/11/2015
HANLON ANNOUNCES VOTE BY MAIL REFORMS
County Clerk & Board of Elections to follow new protocols

FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon announced important reforms in how Monmouth County voters can apply for Vote By Mail ballots with the County Clerk and how the Board of Elections can receive voted ballots from voters. The reforms are effective immediately under a new law signed by Governor Chris Christie on August […]

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08/06/2015
VOTE EARLY; VOTE BY MAIL

Early voters can skip the line on Election Day FREEHOLD, NJ –Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is reminding residents that early voting is possible in Monmouth County! Early voters can skip the line on Election Day and vote by mail. Voting by mail is an available option for all registered voters. “The right to […]

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06/29/2015
COUNTY CLERK TO PRESERVE NATURALIZATION HISTORY

Records of 34,677 applicants for naturalization to be moved to Archives     FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon recently found a treasure trove of Monmouth County history when she came upon books documenting thousands of applications for naturalization that date back to the 1800s. “The books hold a tremendous amount of […]

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06/22/2015
COUNTY CLERK WARNS AGAINST SOLICITATIONS FOR OVERPRICED COPIES OF DEEDS

FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is advising Monmouth County property owners to be on the lookout for mail solicitations from private companies seeking to sell homeowners expensive certified copies of their property deeds. Depending on the company, the prices charged range from $79.50 to $89. “Instead, and for a very minimal […]

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06/19/2015
ARCHIVES RECEIVES AWARD FOR CIVIL WAR BOOKLET

Receives Kevin M. Hale Award from League of Historical Societies of NJ RAHWAY, NJ – Monmouth County Archives, a division of the Monmouth County Clerk’s Office, was honored with the Kevin M. Hale Booklet Award by the League of Historical Societies of New Jersey. “It is a great honor for the County to have one […]

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06/05/2015
COUNTY CLERK SEEKS CLAYTON AWARD NOMINATIONS

Award honors individuals dedicated to preserving Monmouth County history MANALAPAN, NJ – Monmouth County Clerk Christine Hanlon is seeking nominations for the Monmouth County Jane G. Clayton Award. If you know someone who has gone above and beyond to preserve the history of Monmouth County, nominate that person by June 15! “The Clayton Award will […]

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05/18/2015
HANLON CONFIRMED AS MONMOUTH COUNTY CLERK

TRENTON, NJ – Christine Giordano Hanlon was confirmed as the Monmouth County Clerk this afternoon by the New Jersey State Senate. “The nearly two months I served as Acting County Clerk have been incredible,” said Hanlon. “Being the County Clerk is an honor and I look forward to continuing to work hard for the residents […]

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05/04/2015
TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO REGISTER
TO VOTE IN PRIMARY
May 12 is the deadline; June 2 is primary day

FREEHOLD, NJ – The deadline is fast approaching for those wishing to vote in the June 2 primary. Registration must be completed by May 12. “Residents may register at the Monmouth County Voter Registration Office, 300 Halls Mills Rd. in Freehold Township, until 9 p.m. May 12,” advised Acting Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon. “To […]

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04/21/2015
SUMMER TRAVEL IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER
Apply or renew your a passport today

FREEHOLD, NJ- Although the start of summer is weeks away, now is the time to plan for summer travel. With summer break just around the corner, Acting Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon reminds everyone to check their passports. “As many countries require six months validity on a U.S. passport it is important to check […]

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