Rock Review: Unsung Hero

By Chris Spiewak Most artists endeavor to see their name on a big marquee outlined with bright lights, but there are others who would rather remain a bit under the...

January 20, 2017 | comments

The Greek God in the Cul de Sac

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – There’s a storm blowing into town this week and its name is Diane. “Hurricane Diane” will be presented at the Two River Theater...

January 20, 2017 | comments

Little Silver Day To Return in 2018

  By Christina Johnson Little Silver – In this small borough of 6,000 residents, organizations like the Educational Foundation, the fire companies and the PTOs compete for sponsors in their...

January 20, 2017 | comments

New Preschool, STEM Curriculum at St. Benedict School

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst HOLMDEL – Parents will have another choice for preschool this fall when St. Benedict School opens its doors to 4-year-olds for the first time in the school’s...

January 20, 2017 | comments

How We Can Help The Navesink River Heal Itself

By Ben Lucarelli, Mayor of Fair Haven The announcement by the NJDEP that 553 acres of the Navesink River were being removed from the shell fish harvestable area triggered a conversation...

January 20, 2017 | comments

Red Bank Fire Department Reorganizes

By John Burton RED BANK – In the closing days of 2016 the borough’s volunteer fire department under went its largest reorganization in the department’s more than 140-year history. Christopher...

January 18, 2017 | comments

Sounding the Alarm On Hate Crimes

By Dale Daniels Recent months have seen a surge in unabashed racism and hate speech – including blatant antisemitism and attacks on Hispanics, Muslims, African-Americans, women, the LGBTQ community, as...

January 17, 2017 | comments

Red Bank Cops Start New Year With Fitness Goals

By John Burton RED BANK – “Our job goes from zero to 60 all the time,” said Red Bank Police Patrolman Jorge Torres about his work and the need for...

January 17, 2017 | comments

Local Businesses Write Checks To Back Up RAGE

By Jay Cook As costs mount, a citizens group passionately opposed to a controversial power line project proposed for eastern Monmouth County is supplementing its war chest with support from...

January 17, 2017 | comments

Burry Takes Helm As Freeholder Director in 2017

FREEHOLD – The new freeholder director of Monmouth County is Lillian Burry, and the freeholder deputy director is John P. Curley. The longtime freeholders were sworn in at the 2017...

January 17, 2017 | comments

SJV Scores Early To Hold Off Late Middletown North Rally

By Jim Hintelmann MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP – When the St. John Vianney hockey team jumped out to a 3-0 lead against Middletown North in the second period, it appeared that it...

January 16, 2017 | comments

Harvard-Bound Darnell Ready to Roll

By Jay Cook As a high school athlete, capturing that healthy balance between scholastics and athletics is key to success on and off the playing field. They are the two pillars...

January 16, 2017 | comments

Red Bank’s Sickels Declares for NFL Draft

By Rich Chrampanis Former Red Bank Regional Buc Garrett Sickels has made the decision to forgo his final year of eligibility at Penn State and declare for the 2017 NFL Draft. The...

January 16, 2017 | comments

Race Is On For Legislative Seats

By John Burton It seems as if the dust had barely settled on last November’s election and its results when candidates began announcing their hopes to run for some legislative races...

January 16, 2017 | comments

Springsteen Archives Headed to Monmouth University

­­­­­­   By Mary Ann Bourbeau WEST LONG BRANCH – Monmouth University will now be the official archival repository for Bruce Springsteen’s written works, photographs, periodicals and artifacts. The creation...

January 16, 2017 | comments

Parker Family Health Center Continues Mission

RED BANK – With a change in the ranking member of its staff, the work of Parker Family Health Center and the community’s need continue. The health center, which has...

January 13, 2017 | comments

Family Heritage Puts Former Casey on International Stage

By Jay Cook Of all the places that Tess Griswold thought softball could take her, Ireland surely was not on the list. Yet after recognizing her deep Irish heritage, the Red...

January 12, 2017 | comments

Lady Bucs Surprise at Holiday Tourney

By Jay Cook TOMS RIVER – After trying to get in the WOBM Christmas Classic holiday basketball tournament for years, the Red Bank Regional Buccaneers made a statement in their...

January 12, 2017 | comments

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