Archive: 2012 May

The Wayfarers: Walking The World

By Linda McK. Stewart It was London, 1983, the year when 39-year-old Michael West picked up his hat and walked out the door of a perfectly decent, center-city job. He...

May 18, 2012 | comments

The Time is Now to Watch Wildlife in New Jersey 

By Michele S. Byers When it comes to wildlife, New Jersey is well positioned. Not only does the Garden State have highly diverse geography – from the mountains of the...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Preserve Your Options; Preserve Your Newborn’s Cord Blood Stem Cells

By Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini Michelle Ciclese’s story could break every mother’s heart. Eleven years ago, when her son Peter was born, she was discouraged from saving his cord blood stem...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Summer, Tourists and Monmouth County: Perfect Together

By Thomas A. Arnone Look for the Monmouth County tent at this year’s Belmar Seafood Festival June 8 through June 10. County staff will be there to share information about...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Garden State Quality of Life Jumps

By Patrick Murray 7-in-10 residents say New Jersey is good place to live In its regular tracking of New Jerseyans’ satisfaction with life in their state, the Monmouth University Poll...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Hooray! The Oceanic Bridge Reopens

By John Burton RUMSON — It was all smiles and congratulations as local, county and state officials gathered on the Oceanic Bridge Friday morning to celebrate the completion of the...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Donating Blood Helps Save Lives, Type O Particularly Needed To the Editor: New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center (NYBC), is calling upon people in the...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Ashley Makes a Splash in Red Bank

TRT Style Editor Julie Davis and I were on a mission recently to buy new swimsuits for the season. Not just any swimsuit, but something eye-catching with great lines that...

May 17, 2012 | comments

Anchors Aweigh

Satchel Ryan, left, graduated last month from the Navy Officers Candidate School in Newport, R.I. The son of Denis and Stella Ryan of Rumson, he graduated in 2006 from Rumson-Fair...

May 17, 2012 | comments

The Sound of Music in Red Bank

Four Red Bank Regional (RBR) Visual & Performing Art students were selected to the prestigious All State Chorus. They are, from left, Courtney Ravelo and Vincent Martini, both of Union...

May 17, 2012 | comments

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