Enough With the Plastic: Historic Beach Sweep Numbers Alarm Environmentalists

  By Jay Cook  | SANDY HOOK – Although they’re technically not in the waste management business, Clean Ocean Action has been plenty busy cleaning beaches over the last three...

April 22, 2018 | comments

The Many Arts Of Atlantic Highlands

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – There’s a lot of culture packed into this small town and much of it can be found on First Avenue. The First...

April 20, 2018 | comments

CBA’s Kenney Makes History With Career Win #800

By Rich Chrampanis | BAYVILLE – To Marty Kenney, Saturday’s game against the Wall Crimson Knights at Central Regional’s home field as part of the Strike Out Autism Challenge was a...

April 20, 2018 | comments

Ridge Road Run Raises $120K For Mental Health and Wellness Organizations

By Chris Rotolo | RUMSON – When the group of student organizers at the reins of Sunday’s Ridge Road Run first began planning the event, they estimated that, if the...

April 19, 2018 | comments

Two River Politicians In The News

By Jay Cook | In the midst of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica personal privacy and data release scandal which has dominated the 24-hour news cycle in recent weeks, one...

April 19, 2018 | comments

Every Child Deserves a Chance To Play Sports, Say Founders

By Chris Rotolo | LINCROFT – “This stinks.” It was 28 years ago that Paul Hooker was taken aback by that retort. He was conversing with a girl who had...

April 19, 2018 | comments

Riverview Receives $5 Million Donation For Robotic Surgery

By Chris Rotolo | RED BANK – The Riverview Medical Center has received a $5 million donation to support the advancement of its robotic surgery program. Timothy J. Hogan, the...

April 19, 2018 | comments

‘Dock & Dine’ Idea Floated For Red Bank

  Options for Waterfront Marine Park Explored | By Jay Cook | RED BANK – What are some ways to spruce up Marine Park and bring more bodies into Red...

April 18, 2018 | comments

Iconic Filmmaker Kevin Smith Comes Home To Support FilmOneFest

By Chris Rotolo | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – If a kid from Highlands who worked at the Quick Stop can make it, so can you. It’s a sentiment that local icon...

April 17, 2018 | comments

Fair Haven Next to Try Recreational Pot Ban

By Jay Cook | FAIR HAVEN – Go ahead and add Fair Haven to the list of Two River-area towns taking a stand against the legalization of recreational cannabis inside...

April 16, 2018 | comments

Very Special Oyster Recovered From Navesink Riverbed

Small Discovery Could Mean Progress for Future Reef | By Jay Cook | RED BANK – Eastern oysters in the Navesink River have been elusive to environmentalists since disease wiped...

April 14, 2018 | comments

Family Ties, Struggles and a Taste of Ireland

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | RED BANK – “Dancing at Lughnasa,” the winner of the 1992 Tony Award for Best Play, is coming to Two River Theater beginning Saturday, April...

April 12, 2018 | comments

Letter: Reserve Handicapped Spaces For Those With Physical Disabilities

Opinion contributed by Carolyn Schwebel | I am strongly against the two current bills mentioned in the media that would expand accessible parking permits to new groups. As the current rules...

April 12, 2018 | comments

Ronnie Spector and the Ronettes Return to Red Bank

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – Although she hails from Long Island, Ronnie Spector has a longtime connection to New Jersey. It started as early as 1963 when she,...

April 12, 2018 | comments

Doctor’s Advice: Hypertension Is A Continued Threat

By James McGuinness, M.D. | The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have designated next month as National High Blood Pressure Education Month. This is intended to raise awareness regarding...

April 11, 2018 | comments

New County Homeless Shelter to Cost More

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | OCEANPORT – As 2017 drew to a close, Monmouth County was preparing to solicit bids from firms interested in building a modular, prefabricated adult emergency homeless...

April 11, 2018 | comments

Taking the Taboo Out Of Tummy Tucks

Advances in Cosmetic Surgeries and Procedures Attract Many By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez | There was a time when cosmetic plastic surgery was only spoken about in hushed tones. Nowadays the prevalence...

April 10, 2018 | comments

Rumson to Host ‘Rally For The Rivers’

By Jay Cook | RUMSON – Save the date: there will be a big celebration of the waterways encircling the Two River peninsula. A partnership between Rally for the Navesink and...

April 10, 2018 | comments

A Closer Look At The Water Bill

Commentary contributed by Dave Brackett | Have you ever wondered why your water bill seems so high, and more importantly, stays amazingly constant but occasionally dramatically higher? Isn’t it interesting...

April 9, 2018 | comments

What’s Causing the Flooding in Monmouth Beach?

By Jay Cook | MONMOUTH BEACH – Flooded roadways continue to plague residents since Super Storm Sandy wreaked havoc over five years ago. But what has caused the increase in flooding...

April 9, 2018 | comments

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