Archive: 2011

Parks Partnerships Must Place Public Trust First

By Michele S. Byers     GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE recently unveiled a plan to make New Jersey’s state park system pay for itself.  The need for park management funding has...

December 9, 2011 | comments

Writeathon for Human Rights

To The Editor: I am holding a local gathering for Amnesty International’s Annual Global Write-a-thon at Jamian’s in Red Bank from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 11,...

December 9, 2011 | comments

NJ a Tough Place To Quite Smoking

To The Editor: New Jersey ranks 41st worst in the country for the lack of help it offers citizens to quit smoking according to the American Lung Association’s “Helping Smokers...

December 9, 2011 | comments

County a Leader in Shared Services

To The Editor: The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Sheriff Shaun Golden are working hard to meet the demands for 9-1-1 communications as a shared service.We recently held...

December 9, 2011 | comments

Sorry, Mr. President

To The Editor: With the holiday season in full swing and the constant bombardment on television related to the Republican Presidential Nomination process I have made a decision.  I am...

December 9, 2011 | comments

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Remembering Pearl Harbor To The Editor: DECEMBER 7, 2011, marks the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the day that does in fact live “in infamy.” For on...

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MCAC Announces Art Program Awards

RED BANK) – The Monmouth County Arts Council (MCAC) is has announced its Local Arts Program Grant Awards for Fiscal Year 2012.  The mission of MCAC is to enrich the...

December 9, 2011 | comments

Sallee Tees To Re-Open Next Week

MONMOUTH BEACH — While Sallee Tee’s Grille had a tough time of it in the aftermath of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irene this summer, the restaurant will be back in business just...

December 9, 2011 | comments

Red Bank Coalition Launches Bilingual Health Program at Bodega

RED BANK – Shaping Red Bank, a coalition working to prevent obesity and improve health and well-being, introduced a bilingual consumer health program today at El Guero Grocery, a bodega...

December 9, 2011 | comments

Blue Christmas: The holiday season is anything but merry for many

By Lisa Girard The holiday season can be a happy time filled with family togetherness, parties, gift giving, special traditions and more. But for many, the period from Thanksgiving to...

December 9, 2011 | comments

Holiday Happenings

December 10 The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 800 from Bergen County and the Jewish War Veterans, Department of New Jersey, will host the...

December 9, 2011 | comments

Shrewsbury Rings In The Holidays

More than 300 people gathered at the municipal center as Shrewsbury Borough kicked off the holiday season on Saturday, Dec. 3 at the annual tree lighting celebration. The crowd enjoyed...

December 9, 2011 | comments

RFH Shut Down By Strong Matawan Defense CJ II In Final

By Jim Hintelmann PISCATAWAY – This time it was Matawan’s turn against Rumson-Fair Haven Regional in the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group II football playoffs. A year ago Rumson, after losing...

December 9, 2011 | comments

Red Bank Police Hold Toy Drive For Local Families

THE RED BANK PBA Local #39 is operating a toy drive, now through December 19th, with donors asked to bring unwrapped toys to the Red Bank Police Department at 90...

December 9, 2011 | comments

St. Agnes To Host Christmas Concert

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS — The St. Agnes Catholic Church’s 17th annual Christmas choral concert will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 11. The concert will consist of performances by the...

December 9, 2011 | comments

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