Why Scouts Are a Good Activity for Kids

  By Rosemary Daniels Thinking about back to school activities for your child? If you have never been involved in Scouting, you may wonder why 11,169 girls and 6,181 in...

August 29, 2016 | comments

Fair Haven Serves Up Tennis Court Improvement Plan

By John Burton FAIR HAVEN – The public tennis courts at Fair Haven Fields on Ridge Road will get a sorely needed facelift, under a plan proposed at the Borough...

August 29, 2016 | comments

Fouratt to Move to N.J. Council on the Arts

By Joseph Sapia RED BANK – Monmouth Arts is looking to make a seamless transition as its longtime executive director, Mary Eileen Fouratt, moves on to take a job with...

August 29, 2016 | comments

A Midsummer’s Night Wine Dinner

Story and photo by Bob Sacks Summertime cries out for thirst-quenching white and rosé wines; certainly this summer’s oppressive heat and humidity, even more so, but die-hard wine drinkers will seek out...

August 29, 2016 | comments

Volunteers Help Red Bank Students And Schools Prep For September

Story and photos by John Burton RED BANK – It was a sunny summer Saturday in late August. A good day for a little community service. And that was what...

August 29, 2016 | comments

Planting Oyster Castles In the Bay

Ecologists Hope To Bring Back Reefs Story and photos by Joseph Sapia N.W.S. EARLE – A short way out on the 2.9-mile pier of Naval Weapons Station Earle were several...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Summer Becomes the Time for Top Athletes to Commit

By Rich Chrampanis National Signing Day is months away for high school athletes to sign a national letter of intent and make their college choices official, but more and more top...

August 28, 2016 | comments

A Woman’s Journey From Grief And Loss To Stephy’s Place

In 1935, my Irish grandfather bought a 2nd edition of Webster’s New International Dictionary. The inscription inked inside the volume’s well-worn cover says that it was “…bought for the help...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Encore For Fort Dance Hall

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski OCEANPORT – The sounds of revelry will fill the rafters once more at Fort Monmouth’s former Dance Hall after an extensive renovation and reincarnation by its new...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Sports Illustrated Recognition Is Highlight For South’s Sullivan

  By Jim Hintelmann MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP – It isn’t often that an area high school athlete gets recognized in a national sports magazine, but Middletown South high School senior softball...

August 28, 2016 | comments

A Rare Raven Took Summer Vacation In Atlantic Highlands

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The regulars that meet most early afternoons at the Municipal Harbor have not seen their friend in about two weeks. They...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Laborers’ Union Rallies For Transportation Trust Fund

Story and photo by Jay Cook RED BANK – In a showing of both solidarity and disappointment, unemployed workers suffering from a halt in construction throughout the state took peaceful...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Residents Pack Meeting To Hear Bonding Plan

Story and photo by Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – In a nearly four hour long public meeting Tuesday night, residents questioned borough officials about the three bond issues that will...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Tension Surfacing In Parking Garage Talks

By John Burton RED BANK – Mayor Pasquale Menna said he’s had enough with the organization overseeing the borough’s business district, over discussions of the long-debated parking garage. But the...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Power Line Project Sheds “Light” on the State’s Skim

The recent filing of the proposed JCP&L Monmouth County Reliability Project should serve as a wake-up call to all taxpayers in the state of New Jersey. The proposed 10-mile project...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Red Bank, Holmdel Challenge Hospitals’ Tax-Exempt Status

By John Burton Following in the footsteps set by a Morristown court case last year, both Holmdel and Red Bank are taking steps to challenge their hospitals’ existing tax-exempt status. Red...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Gilda Rogers: Changing What Needs to be Changed

By John Burton Gilda Rogers sees many roles for herself: artist, journalist, playwright and author, educator and entrepreneur. But there is one role, one hat she wears, that the work...

August 26, 2016 | comments

Meghan MacNeal and Craig London

Donald and Maureen MacNeal of Rumson are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Meghan Kelly, to Craig Richard London, son of Linda Lipka of Colchester, Connecticut. Meghan is...

August 26, 2016 | comments

Jennifer Tomaino and Joseph Hall

Jennifer Elizabeth Tomaino and Joseph Brendan Hall were married on the beach in Asbury Park, April 22, 2016, with a reception at McLoone’s Supper Club. The wedding was officiated by...

August 26, 2016 | comments

50th Wedding Anniversary: Jim and Carol Quirk

James F. and Carol Ann (Christopher) Quirk of Rumson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 20. The couple was married Aug. 20, 1966 by the Rev. Thomas C. McNally at...

August 26, 2016 | comments

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