Due to Veterans' Day, leaves will be collected on Tuesday, Nov. 13.
Leaf collection in Manalapan Township is scheduled for every Monday in November and December, but since Veterans’ Day is being observed today, leaf pick up will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 13. All fallen leaves must be placed in biodegradable compost bags; leaves will not be collected if they are not in these bags. The biodegradable compost bags can be purchased at the Public Works Department of Manalapan on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please note that the Manalapan Township Municipal Building is closed today in observance of Veterans’ Day. Debris from the storm such as twigs, tree limbs, or should not be placed in these bags. Debris collection will be collected, they have just been delayed due to last week’s snowstorm. Please place …
No matter the calendar date, it is a day of remembrance and thanks.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Sunday is officially Veterans Day, a time to recognize and honor those who have served in our nation’s military. Have you thanked the veterans you know? This year, since Veterans Day falls on a weekend, it will be officially commemorated Monday, Nov. 12. The Treaty of Versailles, which ended World War I, took effect on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed "November 11" as the first remembrance of the end of the Great War: "To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the …