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Lincoln's Birthday: Schools Open, But No Garbage Pick-up

What's open, what's closed?

It's not a national holiday, but figuring out what's open and what's closed is still a consideration for Lincoln's Birthday.

schools are open. For President's Day, schools are closed Feb. 17 through Feb. 20.

However, garbage pick-up and recycling is canceled for the day. If you're regularly scheduled pick-up is Monday, it's moved to Tuesday. If you are scheduled for garbage pickup this week, it is one day later.

and are both open.

Mass transit is running on a regulary Monday schedule.

George February 13, 2012 at 12:17 PM
"If you are scheduled for garbage pickup this week, it is one day later." Isn't everybody supposed to have pickup this week? The question now is: Is recycling pushed back one day, too?
Karen February 13, 2012 at 12:17 PM
What about postal delivery?
Jim George February 13, 2012 at 12:21 PM
.. yes, recycling is one day later also .. I will have that problem next week because of President's Day .. my regular recycling day is Thursday, but it will be Friday instead ..
George February 13, 2012 at 12:32 PM
These ridiculous giveaways of tax dollars have to stop... Presidents' Day replaced Lincoln's and Washington's birthdays decades ago.
Rachel Tomasi February 13, 2012 at 02:15 PM
They're not the most carefully edited on here but I think they meant rather than that repetitive garble that if you're reg robo can pickup is mon it's Tues now and if you are scheduled for recyclables this wk it's a day later too?!
Bob Goodyear February 13, 2012 at 02:35 PM
Toms River Twp government offices are also closed today
. February 14, 2012 at 04:13 AM
I think the only place where Lincoln's birthday is a holiday is Toms River. You are right President's Day replaced both Washington and Lincoln's birthday except here with no garbage pick up.
Catherine Galioto (Editor) February 14, 2012 at 09:18 AM
Lacey Township also observed today as a holiday.
Craig February 14, 2012 at 12:58 PM
i was wondering why my garbage wasnt picked up. think the township will notice if i paint my recycable can black to match my garbage pail? getting recycables picked up every other week is terrible. if you miss one pick up then you sit on a months worth of recycables... ready to just stop recycling

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