A Vigil Against Hate

RED BANK — It was planned in a rush last Saturday evening as events were continuing in real time, with the vigil for peace becoming a near-spontaneous outpouring of passion,...

August 21, 2017 | comments

For Guadagno, Property Tax Relief, Affordability Are Priorities

By John Burton | RED BANK — Her eight years serving as the state’s first lieutenant governor has given Kim Guadagno the appropriate perspective and experience to serve in the...

August 21, 2017 | comments

Invasive Plant Species Crowding Out Native Beachgrass

By Liz Sheehan | SANDY HOOK ­­– The American Littoral Society is asking local beachgoers to rid the beaches of an invasive plant which crowds out the native American beachgrass and...

August 20, 2017 | comments

Sea Bright’s Special Bus Stop

By Jay Cook | SEA BRIGHT – The revival of Sea Bright is well underway. Sure, the anticipated reopening of Donovan’s Reef and the ongoing work to replenish washed-out beaches got...

August 20, 2017 | comments

Two River Residents Asked for Input on Reducing Future Floods

By Jay Cook | Rising sea levels through the next century may have Two River area residents concerned, but now they can have a role in mitigating any future damages....

August 20, 2017 | comments

A Brand New Splash Pad and Playground Comes to Holmdel

By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – A new addition to Cross Farm Park is aimed to keep kids active and cool them down at the same time. An interactive baseball-themed...

August 18, 2017 | comments

An Interview with Liam Morris, Swimmer

Spotlight on Kids, by KidGooRoo | How long have you been swimming? I’ve been swimming for eight years. Tell us about your swimming career? I started swimming at my beach...

August 18, 2017 | comments

Oceanport Parents Organize Against Opioids

  By Jenna O’Donnell | OCEANPORT – A growing effort to combat opioid addiction in the local community began when the epidemic hit close to home. Betsy Schuff, one of...

August 18, 2017 | comments

North’s All Time Hoops Scorer Ready for Field Hockey in College

By Jim Hintelmann | MIDDLETOWN – Although she will play only field hockey at Mercy College (Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.) this fall, Middletown North’s Hailee Hallard’s biggest moment in high school...

August 17, 2017 | comments

Restaurateur Vows to Fight Sea Bright

By John Burton | SEA BRIGHT — The owner of Tommy’s Tavern + Tap said his lawsuit could easily be settled if borough officials just would pay his legal fees....

August 17, 2017 | comments

Dr. Swartz Bids Farewell

By John Burton | MIDDLETOWN — Affection and appreciation were the prescriptions as generations of patients, friends and family offered their gratitude and kind words for a long life spent...

August 17, 2017 | comments

Fort’s Suneagles Golf Club Sold

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | EATONTOWN – Fort Monmouth’s historic Gibbs Hall banquet center and the 18-hole A.W. Tillinghast-designed golf course that surrounds it have been purchased by Martelli Development...

August 17, 2017 | comments

Fort Facilities Director Retires

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | FORT MONMOUTH – Richard “Rick” Harrison, an Oceanport man who has played an important role in the revitalization of Fort Monmouth following its closure in...

August 16, 2017 | comments

Ocean Avenue Speed Limit Under Evaluation

By John Burton | MONMOUTH BEACH —Borough police are giving a hard look at pedestrian and motorist safety and getting some input from state transportation professionals. One part of the...

August 15, 2017 | comments

Big Man On Campus, Literally

By Jay Cook | RUMSON – Everything you need to know about Elijah McAllister’s wild ride over the past year can be summed up in one picture on his Twitter...

August 15, 2017 | comments

New Cell Tower Unlikely To Move, Special Counsel Says

By Jenna O’Donnell | LITTLE SILVER — Verizon does not plan to move a contested cell tower from behind borough hall – but a special counsel retained by the borough...

August 15, 2017 | comments

Holmdel Park to Expand With New Land Donation

By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – One of Monmouth County’s most lush, beautiful and expansive parks is about to grow even larger. Thanks to a gift by a landowner, about...

August 15, 2017 | comments

Back to School 2017: Preparing Kids

Snack tips, fashion trends and thoughtful advice on getting kids and teens ready for the return to the classroom.

August 14, 2017 | comments

Ferries, Trains, and Automobiles: The Untold Story of Commuter Students

By Emma Wulfhorst | For most students, going to school means taking a short ride in a car or school bus. But for a handful of Two River area students,...

August 14, 2017 | comments

Incoming Freshmen Learn Techniques to Handle the Stress of High School

LITTLE SILVER – Red Bank Regional High School has found a unique way to help students transition from 8th grade to high school – yoga. During RBR’s recent Summer Slam,...

August 14, 2017 | comments

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