New Cell Tower Raises Concerns in Little Silver

By Jenna O’Donnell | LITTLE SILVER – Concerned residents are urging borough officials to find a way to rid their neighborhood of a newly erected cellular tower many of them...

May 26, 2017 | comments

Drink Pink – Or Blush Or Gold Or Peach

By Tori and Sasha Sickles | Some summer trends never die – Ray Ban shades, Italian ice at Strollo’s Lighthouse, and the tropical sounds of Jimmy Buffet will live on...

May 26, 2017 | comments

Memorial Day Weekend Events In The Two River Area

By Alex Mitsiopoulos | Friday, May 27 The Highlands’ Memorial Day Parade will start at 1 p.m. at Huddy Park and end at Veterans Park. All are invited to the...

May 25, 2017 | comments

Avis Anderson – The Fixer

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen | Avis Anderson is a fixer. No, not the kind of fixer that lawyers hire who use legal loopholes to get a bad-guy client off, like...

May 24, 2017 | comments

Safety Of Proposed West Side Park A Concern For Some Residents

By John Burton | RED BANK – Not everyone thinks a West Side park at the borough’s former dumpsite is a good idea. “I don’t understand the logic of putting...

May 24, 2017 | comments

Sea Bright Gets A Library With Oceanfront Views

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – The borough’s new oceanfront library, with a deck overlooking the beach, will be completed by Memorial Day, 2018, according to project architect Kevin Settembrino....

May 23, 2017 | comments

Emotions Run High at Opening of Rehab Facility

By John Burton | SHREWSBURY — The traditionally quiet, sedate borough was anything but May 11 as some residents gave it to Gov. Chris Christie and loudly voiced concerns about a...

May 22, 2017 | comments

History & Art for ‘Chhange’: The Power of Individuals and Memory

By Tedi Pascarella | MIDDLETOWN – Remembering the past is often the only way to ensure a better present and future. In its 38th year – and fifth as a...

May 22, 2017 | comments

New Member Joins Monmouth Beach Commission

By John Burton | MONMOUTH BEACH – The reorganization of the municipal government on Tuesday saw a new member come on board for the governing body and a call from...

May 22, 2017 | comments

Undeterred By Losses, Leinsdorf Challenges Byrnes In Democratic Senate Primary

By John Burton | Joshua Leinsdorf is giving a run for elected office another try. The 71-year-old Atlantic Highlands resident and often independent candidate for various offices, said he’s taking on...

May 21, 2017 | comments

Black Flamingos Go Surfin’ On Broad Street

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | RED BANK  – To celebrate the release of their first full-length album, the surf music band Black Flamingos is having a record release show on...

May 19, 2017 | comments

Newcomer Wins Big In Monmouth Beach Election

By John Burton | MONMOUTH BEACH – A challenger taking on the three incumbent commissioners won the lion’s share of votes in the borough’s May 9 election. David Stickle, who...

May 19, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Birravino

By Bob Sacks | The party was in full swing as we opened the door and walked into Birravino on Riverside Avenue, Red Bank, on a recent Friday night. It sounded as...

May 18, 2017 | comments

Where Else Can You Get Chimney Cake?

By Jenna O’Donnell | LITTLE SILVER – When Angella and Denes Feher started serving chimney cakes from their food truck four years ago, their customers had questions about the hollow...

May 18, 2017 | comments

Port Belford Plan Ready To Set Sail

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – Anticipated plans for a cultural and commercial revival in one section of the township have finally come to fruition. Still reeling from damage incurred...

May 18, 2017 | comments

Rain Doesn’t Dampen Enthusiasm at Monmouth Park Opening Day

By Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO Despite rainy weather, 11,959 racing fans came to Monmouth Park on Mother’s Day to kick of the horse-racing season. Live racing continues on weekends in May and...

May 18, 2017 | comments

Mad Hatter Is Back Before The Local Board

By John Burton SEA BRIGHT – The Mad Hatter rebuilding project may have been approved but it has another day before the borough land use board. As ordered by state...

May 17, 2017 | comments

Harry Carson Leads Concussion Discussion Among High School Athletes

By John Sorce | RED BANK – Former National Football League (NFL) linebacker and lifetime New York Giant Harry Carson, 63, led a discussion on concussions among high school athletes...

May 17, 2017 | comments

Abandoned Boat In the Shrewsbury River

By Jay Cook | HIGHLANDS – Marked by three white plastic drums, a disintegrating hull and rails from the bow protruding above the surface, an abandoned vessel is sinking in...

May 16, 2017 | comments

Little Silver Shopping Center To Get A Facelift

By Jenna O’Donnell LITTLE SILVER – Plans to turn the borough’s dated Acme-anchored shopping center into a more modern and pedestrian-friendly downtown hub will soon be under way with a...

May 15, 2017 | comments

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