Archive: 2012 February

Time Is Of The Essence

By Patricia Florio THINGS FALL INTO perspective when the one you love has been stricken by illness. Ralph and I celebrated our 40th anniversary this past January 2012. A few...

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Public Opinion on Christie: Too Concerned With Political Future?

Public Opinion on Christie: Too Concerned With Political Future? By Patrick Murray Monmouth University Polling Institute GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE’S public job approval rating remains above 50 percent, but many New...

February 10, 2012 | comments

M Shanghai String Band And Carolina Chocolate Drops Present A Night Of Americana...

The M Shanghai String Band will open for the Grammy Award-winning trio Carolina Chocolate Drops on Friday, Feb. 17 at Monmouth University’s Pollak Theatre. Conceived in the basement of a...

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Separating EMS Bill Fact From Fiction

By Barbara Aras NEW JERSEY’S VOLUNTEER emergency medical services (EMS) community is grateful to Governor Christie for his veto of A2095. For the record, the New Jersey State First Aid...

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Brookdale Officials Approve a 2.53% Tuition Decrease

LINCROFT – Brookdale officials voted last night to approve the College’s proposed 2013 budget, which includes a 2.53% decrease in tuition rates, effective July 1, 2012. “In developing the budget...

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CBA Holds Off Second Half North Rally To Avenge Earlier Loss

By Jim  Hintelmann LINCROFT –  This time the roles were reversed. Last month, Middletown North played host to Christian Brothers Academy in an early A Division North showdown and played...

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Midd South Blanks Brick Memorial, 3-0

By Brian Deakyne WALL — The Eagles ice hockey team is good at a lot of things. Over the past month and a half, Middletown South has soared to the...

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Former RBC Star Guastella Helps Quinnipiac Stop Monmouth University

By Jim Hintelmann WEST LONG BRANCH – With family and friends looking on, including her high school coach, Joe Montano, Quinnipiac (Conn.) freshman Samantha Guastella, who played high school ball...

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RBC Skates Past TR North, 4-1

By Sean Simmons RED BANK—The Red Bank Catholic ice hockey team picked up an impressive 4-1 victory against Toms River North during Senior Night at the Red Bank Armory Ice...

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August Wilson’s ‘Jitney’ Takes Two River Theater Audiences On A Gr...

Some lessons take a lifetime to learn; some truths surface only after long struggle, and sometimes, getting to your destination requires a bumpy ride in a gypsy cab, on the...

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Scene on Film: ‘The Iron Lady’

 By Joan Ellis The critics haven’t warmed to The Iron Lady. Though Meryl Streep has won raves for her performance as Margaret Thatcher, the movie itself  has become as controversial...

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Art, Artisans and the Art of Sandwich Making

What better time than Valentine’s weekend to show your love for art.Why not join me at events on Saturday and Sunday that celebrate art, artisans and the art of sandwich...

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Neighbors Object To Size of Plan For Avaya Property

MIDDLETOWN — It was the objectors’ turn last Wednesday, as the township planning board continued to hear an application to construct a large, residential project in the Lincroft section of...

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Restaurant Redesign To Bring New Look To Broad Street

RED BANK — After a lengthy vacancy, the site formerly occupied by Ashes restaurant will re-open as restaurant and bar. The site has been vacant since July of 2010. The...

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So Who The Heck Is Linda Chorney?

IF THEY HAVE satellite TV at the Bottom Time bar in Micronesia, chances are they’ll be tuned in to the Grammy Awards this Sunday, Feb. 12. That night, Sea Bright...

February 10, 2012 | comments

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