Archive: 2011 October

Open Space Pays In Many Ways

By Michele S. Byers A newly-released study backs what open space advocates have long known:  preserving land bolsters both the economy and the environment. Southwick Associates, a consulting firm specializing...

October 28, 2011 | comments

Real Solutions

To the Editor: Like President Obama, Middletown’s Democrats want you to believe that we can tax and spend our way out of any predicament.  Unlike Obama, however, Middletown cannot print...

October 28, 2011 | comments

Red Bank Takes Another Step Toward States In Win Over SJV

By Jim Hintelmann LITTLE SILVER – Red Bank Regional, which had  won just six games from 2005-2009 before a 4-6 record last year, took  big step toward its first state...

October 27, 2011 | comments

Coupon Clipper

by Kathy Miele I was in the parking lot of the grocery store loading the last of my bags into the back of my car when my phone rang. “Are...

October 27, 2011 | comments

Harvest Hoedown For Hunger A Huge Success

The Red Bank Charter School held a competition to see which class could collect the most food to feed the hungry. The contest was part of the Harvest Hoedown for...

October 27, 2011 | comments

New Jersey’s “Other” Red Bank

by Maria Mullevey There’s an “other” Red Bank?  Yes, that’s correct, but this “other” Red Bank has little in common with the thriving hub on the Jersey Shore that is...

October 27, 2011 | comments

Red Bank Borough Council Candidates Debate The Issues

RED BANK — East Side and West Side. Republican and Democrat. The quality of borough water. And, of course, the ever-mentioned matter of quality of life issues. These were some...

October 27, 2011 | comments

Hubbard Avenue In Middletown Reopened

MIDDLETOWN — Hubbard Avenue, in the River Plaza section, which had been closed for more than a month since Tropical Storm Irene, has reopened to traffic. Monmouth County Freeholder John...

October 27, 2011 | comments

Finding Birds In Common Places

By Andrew Spears One of nature’s most spectacular gifts is that it offers us signs no matter where we are, beautiful affirmation that its virility pulses in an unstoppable rhythm...

October 27, 2011 | comments

West Side Gadfly Files Complaint Against Red Bank

Freddie Boynton hasn’t shied away from battles, having once been a boxer. He regularly spars, verbally, with borough elected officials. And now Boynton again is battling local officials and has...

October 27, 2011 | comments

NJ School Chief Visits Red Bank Primary School

RED BANK — Last Monday morning’s visit by the state’s Acting Commissioner of Education Chris Cerf to the district’s Primary School was seen by the local superintendent of schools as an...

October 27, 2011 | comments

Remembrance and Solace: Memoria Project In Highlands

HIGHLANDS — Ten years after the tragic events that inspired the artistic effort, the huge creative endeavor that is the Memoria Project has been permanently installed in Highlands. The dedication ceremony...

October 27, 2011 | comments

Holiday Gift Show Offers Unique Wares

The Fair Haven PTA will sponsor its fourth annual Holiday Gift Show 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, November 5 in the Knollwood School All Purpose Room, at 224...

October 27, 2011 | comments

Rumson-FH Clinches Division Title By Defeating Raritan With Strong Second Half

By Jim Hintelmann RUMSON –Holding on to a narrow 6-3 lead at the half, unbeaten Rumson-Fair Haven Regional erupted for three touchdowns in the third quarter, two by junior Connor...

October 27, 2011 | comments

Shore Cruises past RFH in SCT Semi-Final

By Ryan Fennell Holmdel – The top-seeded Shore Regional Blue Devils jumped out to an early lead in the Shore Conference Field Hockey Tournament semi-final game at Holmdel high school...

October 27, 2011 | comments

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