Hard Surfaces Hurt Clean River Efforts

By John Burton | RED BANK — Paved roadways, parking lots and roofs, for the most part, are not the Navesink River’s friends. Storm water runoff carries all sorts of...

October 21, 2017 | comments

‘Life-Changing’ Improvement Comes to Rt. 537 & 34 Intersection

COLTS NECK – It’s taken nearly two decades of pushing for federal dollars and working with state entities, but construction to widen and reconstruct Monmouth County’s busiest, most trafficked intersection...

October 20, 2017 | comments

Holmdel Cracks Down, Fights Banks on Vacant Properties

By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – Holmdel officials are tired of banks neglecting abandoned properties throughout the town’s 18-plus square miles. With a new ordinance unanimously passed this week, the...

October 20, 2017 | comments

High School Football Action This Weekend: Week 7

By Jay Cook | If you weren’t at Rutgers University last Saturday evening, then you really missed quite a show. The doubleheader showcasing four undefeated Shore Conference teams did not...

October 20, 2017 | comments

From Fair Haven to Fashion Row

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez | Big things are happening for Fair Haven native Stephen Biga. The young designer is a creative force behind fashion designer BY. Bonnie Young’s Ready to Wear...

October 20, 2017 | comments

Veterans Services Office Eyed at Fort Monmouth

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski |  FORT MONMOUTH – Area veterans should soon be able to return to the familiar grounds of Fort Monmouth for a variety of services and assistance....

October 19, 2017 | comments

Old Gravestones To Be Repaired

By Rick Geffken | SHREWSBURY – If you’re whistling past Shrewsbury’s Christ Church graveyard next year, it won’t be out of superstitious fear. You’ll probably be reacting to the restoration...

October 18, 2017 | comments

Aspiring Designers Learn Skills in Little Silver

By Rebecca Roth | LITTLE SILVER – A black, lacy dress with a gold neckline and accent belt inspired by Coco Chanel. A 1930s-inspired flowy white gown with an off-the-shoulder, abstract...

October 17, 2017 | comments

Seeding Oysters In The Classroom

Forrestdale students get up close and personal with the filter feeders | By  John Burton | RUMSON — “How often does an oyster get to come into their classroom?” asked...

October 17, 2017 | comments

Village 35 Placed On Hold Until 2018

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – After a slew of dedicated meetings and long nights at town hall over the past year, Middletown’s contentious commercial development has been pushed back...

October 17, 2017 | comments

RBR’s Cochrane Chases Another Berth in Meet of Champions

By Tim Morris | RED BANK – Charlotte Cochrane and the Red Bank Regional girls cross country team are off to a fast start. After having very promising results during...

October 16, 2017 | comments

Family Promise Moves Homeless Day Facility To Fort

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | FORT MONMOUTH – A purchase and sale agreement is expected to be finalized this week transferring Building 501 in the Oceanport section of Fort Monmouth to...

October 16, 2017 | comments

Election 2017: Two Challenge Incuments for Middletown’s Township Committee

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – It’s been nearly a decade since a Democrat was elected to the Middletown Township Committee but that is not stopping a pair of first-year...

October 16, 2017 | comments

Haunted Woods, Moonlight Walks and Spooky Hayrides Await You

Creatures of the Night, a fun, interactive, non-scary, family-friendly hayride, takes visitors through Huber Woods Park in Middletown. Volunteers and staff members will perform harmless and educational skits for all...

October 15, 2017 | comments

In Shrewsbury, A Harvest Feast at the Community Garden

By John Burton | SHREWSBURY — The air is cooling and the summer gardening has been bountiful and now harvested. Let’s get together and celebrate! And that’s what those who...

October 14, 2017 | comments

Little Silver Entrepreneur Makes High School Sports His Business

By Christina Johnson | LITTLE SILVER – For three years, broadcaster Rich Chrampanis and a small team of multimedia journalists have been documenting high school sports in Monmouth and Ocean...

October 13, 2017 | comments

From Garden to Table, Expertly Paired with Wines

Wine is a living thing. It has a time of brash youthfulness, a span of optimal middle years, a graceful old age, and then is no more. A wine dinner...

October 13, 2017 | comments

Sandy Hook Lighthouse Gets Some TLC

By John Burton SANDY HOOK — The iconic lighthouse standing over historic Fort Hancock on Sandy Hook is undergoing some repairs to ensure its future. The National Park Service announced...

October 12, 2017 | comments

Longtime Two River Times Music Writer ‘Uncle Mike’ Dies

By John Burton | The Two River Times has lost one of its earliest and most influential voices. Michael Lisa, 68, who for many years wrote the rock and roll...

October 11, 2017 | comments

Fair Haven Takes Steps to Include Walk/Bike Plan In Its Future

By John Burton | FAIR HAVEN – Fair Haven has long been known as a place to walk and bicycle. Now, borough officials want to ensure it remains that way,...

October 11, 2017 | comments

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