Archive: 2012 April

FH Ordinance Changes Rec Commission To Committee

FAIR HAVEN — What’s in a word? Apparently, not much as far as the Mayor and Borough Council are concerned. But to others, one word does make a difference. The borough...

April 13, 2012 | comments

The View From The Bridge

By Susan M. Kennedy   YOU’RE DRIVING DOWN Route 36, heading east, cursing under your breath at each light you miss, which is all of them.  Shopping centers, gas stations...

April 13, 2012 | comments

‘Far Out’ At The Two River Theater: An Evening With Maureen McGovern

SINGER, SONGWRITER AND actress Maureen McGovern was in the vanguard of the post-World War II baby boom. As a young girl growing up in an Irish Catholic family in Ohio,...

April 13, 2012 | comments

Deal With Township Will Keep Middletown Swim Club Open

MIDDLETOWN — There is a reprieve for the Middletown Swim Club. The club, located at 214 Harmony Road, off of State Highway 35, will continue to operate for the coming...

April 13, 2012 | comments

FH Council Commends Quick-Thinking Crossing Guard

By John Burton   FAIR HAVEN — “We don’t get the respect we should as crossing guards, that’s for sure,” said John Furiato, who spends part of every school day...

April 13, 2012 | comments

Petula Clark Was Right About Downtowns!

By Michele S. Byers   DOES THE PROSPECT of paying $5 per gallon for gasoline make you wish you could walk instead? If so, a recent Monmouth University poll shows...

April 13, 2012 | comments

River Rats Offer Sailing Instruction

FAIR HAVEN – Summer is coming and once again local youngsters and adults will have the opportunity to learn to sail with the River Rats, an organization that has been...

April 13, 2012 | comments

Two River Towns See Spike In Burglaries

A RECENT SPATE of break-ins and burglaries has some residents wondering if such crimes are on the rise in the two rivers. One woman was recently arrested in connection with...

April 13, 2012 | comments

Healthy Choices, Healthy Communities: Prevent Underage Drinking

By Mary Pat Angelini Before one more high school student dies in an alcohol-related accident or another college student dies of alcohol poisoning or another family breaks up because of...

April 13, 2012 | comments

BCC To Host Yom Hashoah Holocaust Remembrance Day

LINCROFT – The Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education at Brookdale Community College is pleased to collaborate with the former Holocaust Remembrance Committee of Fort Monmouth to present...

April 13, 2012 | comments

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly: COA’s 2011 Beach Sweeps Report

SANDY HOOK – Clean Ocean Action released its annual Beach Sweeps Report at a press conference at the Seagull’s Nest last Wednesday. The Beach Sweeps Report provides an overview of...

April 13, 2012 | comments

The Man Behind The Pink Line

The Two River Times is a 2012 sponsor of “Paint The Town Pink, “a breast cancer awareness initiative sponsored by Meridian Health System. Each week through May 12, the TRT...

April 13, 2012 | comments

Health Insurance Costs A Headache For Two Rivers

AS LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES introduce their budgets for 2012, they all seem to be facing the same headache: the ever-increasing cost of health insurance premiums for government employees. LIke individuals and...

April 13, 2012 | comments

Sea Bright Hires Counsel In Its Fight To Cut School Costs

SEA BRIGHT — The Borough Council hired some additional help in its ongoing effort to curb the costs of sending public school students out of district. The council, at Tuesday’s meeting,...

April 6, 2012 | comments

Front Street Convenience Store Debate Continues

Owners want a 24-hour operation, neighbors disagree RED BANK — The owners of a convenience store expected to replace the Welsh Farms on East River Road and Spring Street want...

April 6, 2012 | comments

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