The Ivy League Connection

By Rich Chrampanis | Football recruiting can become a maddening process if an athlete is fortunate enough to get on the radar of college coaches. The lure of playing at...

November 19, 2018 | comments

Leafy Rumson Lauded For Green Efforts

By Chris Rotolo | RUMSON – Following Super Storm Sandy in 2012, Rumson’s Shade Tree Commission rolled up its sleeves to take stock of the borough’s critical infrastructure. The commission also...

November 19, 2018 | comments

With Help, Vintage Farm Truck Heads Back to Homestead

By Chris Rotolo | LITTLE SILVER – Parked behind a Citgo station and the G&S Auto Repair garage on Branch Avenue is a dented and dilapidated pickup truck with a spiderweb...

November 19, 2018 | comments

Bayshore Flood Control Project Progressing in Port Monmouth

By Chris Rotolo | MIDDLETOWN – The second and final phase of the massive $115 million Port Monmouth Flood Control Project is well underway, but the timeline for completion has been tentatively pushed...

November 19, 2018 | comments

RFH Students Face the World in New Art Project

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst | RUMSON – What kind of picture do you present to the world? That’s one of the questions two Rumson-Fair Haven High School teachers wanted their students...

November 16, 2018 | comments

34 Fair Haven Merchants Invite Visitors to ‘Shop Small’

By Christina Johnson | FAIR HAVEN – When SadieJames boutique owner Chelsea Delaney talks about last year’s “Shop Small” promotion in Fair Haven, she recalls she had to step out of...

November 16, 2018 | comments

Holiday Express Kicks Off 26th Season

Holiday Express, a nonprofit organization comprised of 2,500 volunteers, including 150 musicians, kicked off its 26th season Nov. 5 and will travel to 100 locations in 50 days, delivering music, food, gifts,...

November 16, 2018 | comments

Letter: Jersey Coast Heritage Museum Completes Mission

This is a letter of profound gratitude to all the founding members and supporters of the Jersey Coast Heritage Museum at Sandlass House. We started our journey two years ago...

November 16, 2018 | comments

Colts Neck Family Reheats ‘The Crockpot Cook-off’

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst | COLTS NECK – Gathering friends and family together for a party is nothing new. Asking everyone to bring a dish isn’t a novel concept either –...

November 15, 2018 | comments

Swartz Honored at Library 50th Anniversary Celebration

By Muriel Smith | SHREWSBURY – For Monmouth County Library Commission Chair Renee B. Swartz, having the children’s library at the Eastern Branch Library on Route 35 named for her...

November 15, 2018 | comments

Restaurant Review: MIA

By Bob Sacks | I don’t know why I hadn’t discovered Mia in Oceanport until recently, but it took just one dinner there for me – and my guests –...

November 15, 2018 | comments

Voting in Churches. It Doesn’t Bother Me, But is it Right?

Opinion contributed by Rik van Hemmen | The single polling station in Fair Haven is the Church of the Nativity on Ridge Road. At first glance it is quite a...

November 15, 2018 | comments

Shoprite Now Open in Shrewsbury

By Christina Johnson | SHREWSBURY ­­– By 11 a.m. Wednesday on its first day of business, more than 1,000 customers were inside the brand new ShopRite at 1151 Shrewsbury Ave., moving...

November 15, 2018 | comments

Andrea McArdle Returns To ‘Annie’

By Gretchen Van Benthuysen | RED BANK – If you want to feel old, go see Andrea McArdle in “Annie” in the Vogel Auditorium of the Axelrod Performing Arts Center...

November 13, 2018 | comments

Woods Hollow Race: Over The Hills, Through The Woods

  By Chris Rotolo | MIDDLETOWN – For 11 years straight, Bob Kennelly has been the fastest mountain bike rider to cross the open fields, trails and woodlands of Tatum...

November 13, 2018 | comments

In Survey, Residents Want Parks to Preserve Open Space

By Denise DiStephan | Like Bing Crosby sang, Monmouth County residents want “land, lots of land” in their county parks, along with preservation of forests, historic sites and landscapes. Those...

November 12, 2018 | comments

Celebrating The Beatles Classic Album 50 Years On

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | Monmouth University is hosting a four-day symposium to mark the 50th anniversary of the November 1968 release of the classic album “The Beatles,” popularly known...

November 10, 2018 | comments

Celebrating The Beatles Classic Album 50 Years On

By Mary Ann Bourbeau WEST LONG BRANCH – Monmouth University is hosting a four-day symposium to mark the 50th anniversary of the November 1968 release of the classic album “The...

November 9, 2018 | comments

Bon Jovi Memorabilia to Delight the Fans

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | Bon Jovi fans have until Nov. 10 to bid on items that have been listed at Steiner Auctions. The family of keyboardist David Bryan is...

November 9, 2018 | comments

Republican Freeholders ‘Win The Day’

By Chris Rotolo | Democrats won a prized U.S. Senate seat, maintained command of the 6th Congressional District and took full control of the governing body in Red Bank, but...

November 8, 2018 | comments

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