Oceanic Bridge Study Rebooted

By John Burton RUMSON — It’s back to the drawing board, quite literally, for the Oceanic Bridge and its future. After years of discussion and scoping meetings conducted by various...

June 29, 2017 | comments

Fair Haven Plans For Police HQ, Community Center Upgrades

  By John Burton | FAIR HAVEN — “It’s not a matter of want. It’s a matter of need,” said Mayor Benjamin Lucarelli, speaking about plans to renovate and upgrade...

June 29, 2017 | comments

Trial Opens In Attempted Murder Case in Red Bank

By John Burton | FREEHOLD — Monmouth County Assistant Prosecutor Martha Nye stood before a jury in state Superior Court on Tuesday morning asking them to put themselves on a...

June 28, 2017 | comments

Middletown Teen Awarded ShopRite/Dove Scholarship

by Marie Soldo MIDDLETOWN – Three years ago in a Philadelphia hospital room filled with family and supportive get well cards, Emily Calabro was determined to win her fight against...

June 27, 2017 | comments

Goat Yoga for a Great Cause

Story and photos by Emma Wulfhorst  MIDDLETOWN — Under the cover of clouds last Saturday, nearly 75 people came to the Oasis TLC Trail Center, nestled just off Sleepy Hollow...

June 27, 2017 | comments

State Money Coming For Roadway Projects

Story and photos by Jay Cook AFTER THE HIGHLY-CONTESTED gas tax reinvigorated New Jersey’s depleted Transportation Trust Fund, local towns should soon see that money reinvested in their roadways. Gov....

June 27, 2017 | comments

Red Bank Parking Garage Proposals: Council Members Take Sides To Promote Their O...

Story and photos by John Burton RED BANK — The five development firms looking to have their vision selected for the White Street redevelopment project had a chance to make...

June 27, 2017 | comments

Business Booms When Insects Breed

  Story and photos by Jay Cook RED BANK – Wednesday marked the first official day of summer, and guess what that means? It’s not just barbecues or trips down...

June 27, 2017 | comments

Livoti’s Old World Market To Open Soon In Middletown

Story by Alex Mitsiopoulos  MIDDLETOWN – Livoti’s Old World Market will soon provide locals a taste of Italy as owner John Livoti, prepares to open his third and largest location...

June 26, 2017 | comments

Moms Work to Make Little Silver More Walkable

By Jenna O’Donnell | LITTLE SILVER—More bikes than usual lined the bicycle racks outside of the borough’s two schools on a recent Wednesday morning. The bicycles, up from three or...

June 26, 2017 | comments

The New Capelli Sports Complex: Nine Things To Know

  By Matthew Lobosco  || TINTON FALLS – A new opportunity for recreational, youth and adult sports is quietly developing at 1659 Wayside Road in Tinton Falls. With its first...

June 26, 2017 | comments

Bell Labs Innovation Lives On In Holmdel

  By Jenna O’Donnell | HOLMDEL – In the café at Bell Works – the historic former Bell Labs Holmdel complex – an old New Jersey Bell telephone booth sits...

June 26, 2017 | comments

Opioids – The Scourge of The Community

By John Burton | MIDDLETOWN — “We know how important addressing this epidemic is,” said Mary Ann Christopher, senior executive for clinical affairs for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of...

June 23, 2017 | comments

Monmouth County May Get Spotlight in Governor’s Race

By John Burton | MONMOUTH COUNTY — The one and only definitive takeaway from New Jersey’s June 6 primary election is that the next governor will be from Monmouth County....

June 22, 2017 | comments

Middletown Route 35 Traffic Island Development Approved

By Alex Mitsiopoulos and Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – Outdoor seating is a hot commodity during the summer season. A new retail development in the middle of Route 35 will...

June 22, 2017 | comments

Leonardo Marina Shows Off Its New Office Building

By Matt Lobosco | MIDDLETOWN – After years of fighting to recover from Super Storm Sandy, the Leonardo boating community took a huge step in its recovery from the storm....

June 21, 2017 | comments

Norman Peer: Father For All Times

By Gretchen Van Benthuysen | Norman and Joan Peer and their five children lived in a big house on Holly Drive in Little Silver overlooking Little Silver Creek where they...

June 20, 2017 | comments

Officials Try To Clear the Air on Cell Tower in Little Silver

By Jenna O’Donnell | LITTLE SILVER – It was standing room only on Monday night when several hundred Little Silver residents filled a school auditorium to ask their mayor and...

June 20, 2017 | comments

Highlands Seeks Church’s Property for New Borough Hall

By Jay Cook | HIGHLANDS – After working on a deal for nearly two years, the borough and the Diocese of Trenton have come to an agreement for Highlands’ purchase...

June 19, 2017 | comments

Ready, Set, Go! Third Graders Cycle To Their New School In Fair Haven

By John Burton | FAIR HAVEN – It was a welcoming, inspiring sight, and one that Fair Haven residents have come to look forward to as an annual tradition as...

June 19, 2017 | comments

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