Public Invited to Weigh In Sandy Hook Fee Hike

By Liz Sheehan Public comments, which are due by Sept. 5, will play a major role in determining if the National Park Service (NPS) will put into place proposed increases in...

August 22, 2016 | comments

Atlantic Highlands Offers Jet Ski Docking At Harbor

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The borough has begun seeking renters for its new service – regular docking space for personal watercraft at the Atlantic Highlands...

August 22, 2016 | comments

German Grocery Chain Lidl Seeks Location In Hazlet

By Christina Johnson A European grocery store has its eye on the piece of Route 35 property currently occupied by the landmark Red Oak Diner. Lidl, which operates 10,000 grocery...

August 22, 2016 | comments

Volunteers Haul In the Harvest For Bon Jovi’s Soul Kitchen

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia COLTS NECK – Sitting in a vegetable patch, weeding around tomato plants on a muggy Saturday morning earlier this month, 10-year-old Ella Wilson belted...

August 22, 2016 | comments

Vintage Firehouse For Sale

By John Burton RED BANK – If you’ve ever wanted to own your very own firehouse, the Borough Council has one to sell you. The council is looking to sell...

August 22, 2016 | comments

Wave of Support Builds To Clean Up The Navesink

By Joseph Sapia The rally for the Navesink is well under way – with scientific testing of the river; private organizations working with state, county and municipal governments; and citizens...

August 22, 2016 | comments

Riverview’s Emergency Room Gets Addiction Counselor

By John Burton RED BANK – Riverview Medical Center will gain another resource at its disposal in addressing the continuing addiction crisis, thanks to a recent generous donation. The Tigger House...

August 22, 2016 | comments

Residents React To West Nile Virus Worry In Atlantic Highlands

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Borough resident Richard Stockton summed up what those studying mosquitoes know. “Mosquitoes have killed more human beings than any other animal...

August 21, 2016 | comments

Turn Down The Music At Night, Says Red Bank

By John Burton RED BANK – The downtown commercial district and other areas of the borough may get a little quieter. The Borough Council at its Aug. 10 meeting voted...

August 19, 2016 | comments

Headed to Brookdale: More NJT Buses, More Often

By Jay Cook LINCROFT – For Brookdale Community College students utilizing public transportation, kiss goodbye the days of painfully long bus trips and struggling to be punctual for that 8...

August 18, 2016 | comments

Local Filmmaker’s Journey from Monmouth Beach to Moscow

By James McConville MONMOUTH BEACH – Filmmaker Dylan Hansen-Fliedner, 24, grew up in a house across the street from the Atlantic Ocean. An upstairs window offered a glimpse of the...

August 17, 2016 | comments

Rock Review: In Good Hands With Scott Elk

Story and Photos by Chris Spiewak Music today is not all about a fancy website, or the perfect recording you made in your basement, or a spiffy photo shoot. It’s...

August 17, 2016 | comments

A Parent’s Dilemma: What to Put in the Lunchbox?

By Rosemary Daniels What do kids consider a healthy meal? “A turkey sandwich with plums – but not together,” says Grace, 8, from Fair Haven. Grace also offered: “My dad...

August 17, 2016 | comments

A Bit of Ireland Comes to Red Bank

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – Celtic Thunder is returning to North America for a 75-city tour, and the first stop is at the Count Basie Theatre on Aug....

August 17, 2016 | comments

Fruit Bowl Makers Riding A Wave

By Cassie Galasetti. Photos by Don Brahn Jr.   RED BANK – After Abby Taylor finished college with a degree in graphic design, she spent the summers bartending at D’Jais in...

August 17, 2016 | comments

Seeing the Raritan Bay In a New Way

By Joseph Sapia ALISON M. JONES grew up in Mountainville in Hunterdon County, with Rockaway Creek passing through. “It was cold, wrinkled toes and mossy rocks,” Jones said. The creek...

August 14, 2016 | comments

Mayors and DEP Partner On Navesink Pollution Solution

By John Burton SHREWSBURY – The state Department of Environmental Protection is calling on area mayors and community groups to help stem the tide of contaminates in the Navesink River....

August 14, 2016 | comments

“Disturbing” Drop In Overall Red Bank Property Value

By John Burton  RED BANK – The 2015 revaluation of all borough property has revealed a “disturbing” number, Mayor Pasquale Menna said. Last year’s court-mandated reval, completed last December, has...

August 14, 2016 | comments

Council Moves To Shore Up Historic Wardell House

By John Burton SHREWSBURY – While the Borough Council considers what to do with the historic Wardell House, something has to be done to keep it from deteriorating any further....

August 14, 2016 | comments

Schooner America Recalls Memories Of Its Historic Predecessor

By Art Petrosemolo More than a century and a half ago – exactly 165 years this month – the Schooner America sailed to England as an underdog competitor for the One...

August 14, 2016 | comments

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