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

Monmouth Beach’s Borough Hall To Reopen Soon

By Liz Sheehan | MONMOUTH BEACH – After Super Storm Sandy’s floodwaters in October 2012 chased the town’s governing body from Borough Hall, town meetings were moved to the Monmouth...

June 19, 2017 | comments

Fair Haven Day 2017

First published in the June 15-June 22, 2017 print edition of The Two River Times.

June 18, 2017 | comments

Residents Aim to Shut Off Natural Gas Proposal

By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – Local residents are turning up the pressure on officials to oppose a natural gas project in a somewhat bucolic section of town. They question...

June 18, 2017 | comments

K-9 Hunter Credited With Drug Bust

By John Burton | RED BANK – A routine traffic stop by a borough police officer last Wednesday evening netted a significant amount of illegal narcotics, thanks to the assistance...

June 16, 2017 | comments

The Rise of the Home-Delivered Healthy Meal Service

By Angela Ciroalo |   Sharon Baron found herself eating too much sugar and as a result feeling uncomfortable. She decided she wanted to start eating healthier, but with four...

June 15, 2017 | comments

SUV Crashes Into Former VNA Building

By John Burton | RED BANK — A mid-morning crash of an SUV into the former Red Bank home of Visiting Nurse Association Health Group was continuing to snarl traffic...

June 15, 2017 | comments

Clinging Jellyfish Reappear

By Matt Lobosco | SHREWSBURY – For the second straight summer a rare yet dangerous species has been discovered lurking in New Jersey recreational waters. In resuming a study that...

June 15, 2017 | comments

Teens Switch Course on Environmental Projects

By Jay Cook | RED BANK – Before their high school graduation later this month, a pair of Fair Haven teens hope to leave a lasting mark on the river...

June 15, 2017 | comments

Trinity Hall Celebrates First Graduating Class

  By Emma Wulfhorst | LONG BRANCH – Family, friends, staff, and current students of Trinity Hall filled the seats of Monmouth University’s Pollak Theater on Sunday, June 4, to...

June 14, 2017 | comments

Oceanic Bridge Improvement Meetings: June 20, 2017

By Jay Cook | Two different public information sessions about the future of the Oceanic Bridge are set for June 20, where local residents can learn more about the conceptual...

June 14, 2017 | comments

Bill Aims to Modernize EMS Data Collection and Reporting

  By Jay Cook | Sweeping changes to the way that EMS first responders compile and transmit their recorded data is on the horizon, but some are asking, who will...

June 13, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Via 45

What if you had a couple of aunts who lived in the Italian countryside in a charming farmhouse, terrific cooks who went to the marketplace every day to pick and...

June 13, 2017 | comments

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