Rock Review: The Shining Stars of Downtown

  By Chris Spiewak |  Music is a powerful force. It cannot physically move mountains, but it can inspire and impel people to do great things. To those with music...

February 20, 2017 | comments

Bayshore Tea Party Plans Rallies To Show Support for President Trump

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – Local supporters of President Donald J. Trump plan on having their voices heard. The Bayshore Tea Party Group, the local chapter of the national politically...

February 20, 2017 | comments

Middletown Plans a New $20 Million Town Hall

By Jay Cook MIDDLETOWN – Penciled into the township’s to-do list in 2017: a complete overhaul to their 1 Kings Highway facility. On Feb. 10, Middletown Township posted a request...

February 20, 2017 | comments

Osprey Nests Vex Oceanport

By Jenna O’Donnell | OCEANPORT – The logistics of moving an osprey nest gave rise to a mix of amusement and vexation at a recent borough council workshop. For some time...

February 19, 2017 | comments

Residents Hope To Influence Village 35 Proposal

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – Bill Thomas lives in a residential development across from the proposed “Village 35,” a huge commercial and residential project on Route 35. He is...

February 19, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Bayroot

  The offer was irresistible; a chance to eat at Bayroot, a recently opened Lebanese restaurant in Shrewsbury, with friends who were experts on this cuisine, having enjoyed it both...

February 16, 2017 | comments

Eight Historic Buildings At Fort Hancock Have Suitors

By Liz Sheehan | MIDDLETOWN – After issuing the first lease on a building in historic Fort Hancock on Sandy Hook in Gateway National Recreation Area last year, the committee formed...

February 15, 2017 | comments

Oceanport Looks Forward To New Municipal Complex At Former Fort

By Jenna O’Donnell | OCEANPORT – On a sunny Saturday, Oceanport officials and residents toured several former Fort Monmouth buildings that are expected to house the borough’s new municipal complex. More...

February 15, 2017 | comments

NJ Fluke Fishing Industry in Flux

By Jay Cook | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – After a decision made last week aimed at protecting the Atlantic Ocean’s primary cash fish, New Jersey anglers now believe their industry is in...

February 14, 2017 | comments

Despite Concerns, Hotel OK’d For Busy Intersection

By John Burton | RED BANK – The Hampton Inn hotel, long considered a dilapidated property at the borough’s entrance, is a step closer to becoming a reality. But don’t get...

February 14, 2017 | comments

First Commercial Liquor License Granted in Little Silver

By John Burton | LITTLE SILVER — “The town said we want it, so here it comes,” said Mayor Robert C. Neff Jr., about the Borough Council’s action to accept a...

February 13, 2017 | comments

Frustrations Continue About Lack Of Parking

By John Burton | RED BANK – Business owners and residents again addressed the chronic downtown parking shortfall and its possible solutions this week, reaching no consensus but giving voice to...

February 13, 2017 | comments

Otto-Matic: Former Marine Mark Otto On A March For PTSD Awareness

By Jay Cook | RED BANK – If not for the clean-shaven face and military-style buzz cut, it wouldn’t be too farfetched to compare one local resident to a famous movie character...

February 13, 2017 | comments

Know The Snow Removal Rules In Your Town

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst | Two River area towns were blanketed in quite a bit of white this week thanks to a winter storm. It is important for home and small business owners to know their...

February 12, 2017 | comments

Trinity Hall’s Swimming Sensation

Story and photos by Jay Cook Not too many girls can say they have had the same high school experience as Caroline Gmelich. After coming to Trinity Hall as part of...

February 10, 2017 | comments

Saving Lives One Heart at a Time

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, according to the U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and...

February 10, 2017 | comments

In Show of Support of Muslims, Residents of All Faiths Gather at Middletown Mosq...

Story and photos by John Burton MIDDLETOWN – Marlboro Township Councilman Jeff Cantor felt he had to do something to respond to the recent presidential executive order travel ban on...

February 10, 2017 | comments

One House Can’t Become Two, Says Planning Board

By Liz Sheehan| SEA BRIGHT – Neighbors, some accompanied by their attorneys, came to the Jan. 24 meeting of the Unified Planning Board to object to the proposal to build...

February 9, 2017 | comments

Should Red Bank Declare Itself A ‘Sanctuary Town’?

By David J Pascale, Chair | Red Bank HRAC In light of the recent announcements by the President’s administration to “Build a Wall,” impose a “Travel Ban” and what seems...

February 8, 2017 | comments

Middletown Brainstorms Ways To Buff Up Route 36

By Jay Cook| MIDDLETOWN – Barren lots and bulky concrete structures mar sections of Route 36. “For 39 years I’ve been here,” said Howard Moore, an Ideal Beach section resident,...

February 8, 2017 | comments

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