The Barbizon Mannequins – Live In Red Bank

Barbizon models took the Mannequin Challenge to a whole new level, posing in storefront windows throughout Red Bank on Nov. 27, 2016. The live “mannequins” rarely moved during the 1...

December 5, 2016 | comments

NJ Transit Officials Tour Proposed Power Line Corridor

By Jay Cook Over the past six months, local elected officials and residents have steadily fought to halt a controversial utility project planned to cut through Monmouth County. This week, they...

December 5, 2016 | comments

Monmouth Park Continues To Bet On Gambling

By John Burton OCEANPORT – rejection of last month’s gambling ballot referendum has Monmouth Park supporters continuing to look for ways to maintain the racetrack’s viability. And that viability continues...

December 5, 2016 | comments

Giving Voice to Aspiring Writers

By John Burton RED BANK – We all have a story. And we can all learn to tell that story – and others – while learning a little bit more...

December 5, 2016 | comments

Middletown Wins When We Can Reuse Vacant Buildings

Vacant or underutilized properties are a perennial problem for many municipalities in New Jersey. They are a drain on local budgets, a magnet for vandalism and often times, an aesthetic...

December 4, 2016 | comments

Ranney School Robotics Team Ranked 12th in the World

  By Elizabeth Wulfhorst TINTON FALLS – Ranney School’s Robotics Team 3815M, nicknamed “Spitfire,” currently holds 12th place in the VEX Robotics Competition world skills standings after a successful showing...

December 1, 2016 | comments

Rumson-Fair Haven Graduate Named 2017 Rhodes Scholar

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst FAIR HAVEN – Laura Courchesne, a 2013 graduate of Rumson-Fair Haven High School, can add another feather to her cap: Rhodes Scholar. On Saturday, Courchesne was one...

December 1, 2016 | comments

QuickChek Plan With Gas Station Before Zoning Board

By John Burton SHREWSBURY — The protracted development application to construct a convenience store and gas station on Shrewsbury Avenue continues to be opposed by a business competitor and is...

December 1, 2016 | comments

Last Fort Monmouth Properties Purchased By FMERA

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski FREEHOLD–As of 1:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, the United States Army no longer owns Fort Monmouth, or has any say in its future development. In a...

December 1, 2016 | comments

Hotel Proposal Back Before Red Bank Planners

By John Burton RED BANK –– A development proposal to construct a six-story hotel at the borough’s entrance is back again before the Planning Board, with board members expressing some...

December 1, 2016 | comments

Local Environmentalists Concerned About Trump Presidency

By Joseph Sapia The election of Donald J. Trump as president has some area environmentalists concerned, especially regarding climate change and drilling for gas and oil in the Atlantic Ocean....

December 1, 2016 | comments

Addressing Climate Change on The Local Level

By John Burton SHREWSBURY – The local members of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby are hoping to turn up the temperature for elected officials on the subject of climate change and steps...

December 1, 2016 | comments

Putting Their Neighborhood On The Map

By Jay Cook MIDDLETOWN – Motorists traveling on Route 35 were recently surprised to see a new sign pop up at Cresent Parkway, in the River Plaza section. It reads “Welcome...

December 1, 2016 | comments

Adoption Day Is the Happiest Day in Family Court

By Joseph Sapia Eight-year-old Kaylee of Middletown is “happy, loved and safe.” Those were the words of her soon-to-be mother, Beverly Geiger, 65.  Soon to be because Beverly Geiger was about...

December 1, 2016 | comments

Memorial Sloan Kettering Opens Its Doors in Middletown

By  By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – “A cancer diagnosis is difficult enough,” acknowledged Memorial Sloan Kettering’s José Baselga, M.D., Ph.D., Monday morning. “Traveling shouldn’t make it harder.” And that, in...

December 1, 2016 | comments

Restaurant Review: SeaGrass

We are in Ocean Grove and step into SeaGrass, a storefront restaurant. Next to the reception desk, we admire a large, all glass, saltwater aquarium. The high-ceilinged room displays big...

December 1, 2016 | comments

Once a Casey, Always a Casey

I recently read the article “Tailgating at RBC games: A Gathering of Generations” which I may say brought back a great deal of memories. I graduated from Red Bank Catholic...

November 30, 2016 | comments

Respect Is The Driving Force Behind Painted Blue Lines On the Road

By Joseph Sapia Blue center lines on roads have become somewhat of a trend in recent weeks to show support for the women and men in blue, the law enforcement...

November 28, 2016 | comments

Nightclub Noise Complaint Settled Out Of Court

By John Burton RED BANK – The dispute erupting over a noise complaint brought by a downtown resident against a Broad Street nightclub has ended, without the local judge having...

November 28, 2016 | comments

Students Explore the Night Sky in Broad Daylight

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst HOLMDEL– Seeing the night sky during a school day seems like an impossible task. But a gift from the Indian Hill Parent Liaison Group and the Village...

November 28, 2016 | comments

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