A Vision for a Marina In Sandy Hook Bay

  By Liz Sheehan | SANDY HOOK – Is there a marina in Fort Hancock’s future? David Hoder, a civil engineer based in Fair Haven, presented that possibility at a meeting...

March 29, 2017 | comments

Eagle Scout Brings Lifesaving Devices to Little Silver

  By Jenna O’Donnell LITTLE SILVER – A well-placed automated external defibrillator, or AED, can save a life. Now, thanks to the work of one aspiring Eagle Scout, Little Silver...

March 29, 2017 | comments

What To Do If You See a Sick Seal on a Beach?

Commentary contributed by Joe Reynolds Presently, a young harbor seal is being treated at the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, NJ after it was found with injuries on March...

March 28, 2017 | comments

Local Filmmaker Tells Story of Highland Beach

By Rick Geffken Raised in Rumson, self-described “river kid” Chris Brenner never thought about becoming a filmmaker. Like most of his friends in the Two River area, he spent lots...

March 28, 2017 | comments

Energized GOP Prepares for 2017 Elections

By John Burton |  FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP — The battle lines are drawn and the troops have made their selection of this year’s warriors for the political struggles of the June...

March 28, 2017 | comments

Second Public Hearing on Power Line Project Wednesday

Large crowd expected Story and photos by Jay Cook | LINCROFT – After thousands turned out in late January for the first public hearing on a proposed powerline project, the...

March 27, 2017 | comments

Girls Encouraged to Consider Roles in Government

Story and photos by Jenna O’Donnell |  TINTON FALLS – On Friday, several dozen high school girls sat down and chose an issue they cared about, then stood up and...

March 27, 2017 | comments

Microbrewery Planned for Fort Monmouth’s Brewer Ave.

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski FORT MONMOUTH – It doesn’t have a name yet, but a new microbrewery and multiuse indoor/outdoor event space will soon be replacing Fort Monmouth’s former Dance...

March 26, 2017 | comments

Steinbeck Classic Comes to Holmdel

  By Mary Ann Bourbeau HOLMDEL – In 1785, the Scottish poet Robert Burns wrote a poem entitled “To a Mouse.” From that poem came the phrase, “The best laid...

March 25, 2017 | comments

Revolutionary Jersey Girls: Is There One In Your Family?

By Janice Hunold Is there a Revolutionary Jersey Girl in your family tree? Out of more than 6,000 New Jersey Daughters of the American Revolution Patriots claimed as ancestors by DAR...

March 25, 2017 | comments

Two Bodies Retrieved From Water at Channel Club Marina

MONMOUTH BEACH – The bodies of a man and woman were pulled the Shrewsbury River near the Channel Club Marina on Friday, March 24. On Saturday, they were identified as John...

March 25, 2017 | comments

All Earth Dwellers Invited to Environmental Day

By Jenna O’Donnell LITTLE SILVER – Earth Day is still a month away, but borough residents don’t have to wait until April to grow a little greener. The Little Silver Environmental...

March 24, 2017 | comments

Homegrown Campaign To Ban Plastic Bags in Little Silver

By Jenna O’Donnell LITTLE SILVER – A quest to reduce waste in Little Silver started with a trip to Alaska last spring. While exploring the region with her family, Jennifer...

March 24, 2017 | comments

Lee Carr: The Luck of the Irish

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen Opportunity always seemed to knock at Louis Carr Jr.’s door. You might even call it the luck of the Irish. Better known as Lee, the...

March 23, 2017 | comments

Five Things Towns Can Do To Keep The Navesink River Alive

Contributed by Rally for the Navesink • Watershed Mindfulness. Pass an annual town resolution about your commitment to a clean and healthy Navesink River. • Green-up and Beautify Your Town....

March 23, 2017 | comments

What’s With Those Bins?

By Jay Cook MIDDLETOWN – While Mother Nature has yet to turn the page on this year’s winter, the calendar says it’s almost time for spring cleaning. Some people are...

March 21, 2017 | comments

Sandy Hook Refugees, Long Ago But Not So Far Away

By Rick Geffken Remote and barren for much of its history, Sandy Hook hardly seems a welcoming place for refugees of any kind. Yet, during the Revolutionary War, it was home...

March 21, 2017 | comments

Letter: With Prospect of Power Lines Project, We May Have to Move

By Jen Aquino Last Sunday was the day I picked to sit down and talk to my seven-years-young son about the possibility of having to move because of JCP&L’s Monmouth...

March 20, 2017 | comments

No More Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge Closures Anticipated

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – After two nighttime closures for maintenance work, no more are scheduled for the 67-year-old Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge over the Shrewsbury River, said Laura Kirkpatrick,...

March 20, 2017 | comments

Rally for the Navesink Gains Momentum

By Rick Geffken Clean Ocean Action is hoping a rising tide of community engagement will lift the hopes of boaters, swimmers, oyster aficionados, and communities in the Navesink River watershed. The...

March 20, 2017 | comments

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