Archive: 2012 June

Jersey Born and Bred

By Art Petrosemolo Thoroughbred breeders working to keep industry viable in N.J. Spring is a special time for thoroughbred owners. Mares and their foals play in the paddocks of breeding...

June 28, 2012 | comments

Some Parking Patrons Perplexed by New Payment System

By John Burton RED BANK – The change in how people pay for parking in east side municipal lots has been taken in stride by some but for others, they...

June 28, 2012 | comments

Celebrate the Fourth with Fairs, Fireworks and Fun

By Anastasia Millicker While the skies over Red Bank, Rumson and Sea Bright will be quiet this Fourth of July holiday, towns around the Two River area will host a...

June 28, 2012 | comments

Two Private Gardens Available to Visit June 30 on ‘Open Day”

This year two Monmouth County gardens, one in Rumson and one in Spring Lake, are on the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday,...

June 28, 2012 | comments

About Town

MIDDLETOWN A family square dance will be held at Croydon Hall Senior Center, Leonardville Road, Leonardo, from 7:30 – 10 p.m. Friday, July 27. Couples and singles are welcome. Admission...

June 28, 2012 | comments

Rumson Student Barrels Ahead Eagle Scout Award Project

SANDY HOOK – The New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s (NJSGC) headquarters at Sandy Hook is now home to a new rain barrel installation project that resulted from a team effort...

June 28, 2012 | comments

Gaming Obsession

By Kathy Miele When my son Max was just a toddler, he played Sesame Street educational videos. As far as I was concerned, it was a fun way for him...

June 28, 2012 | comments

Monmouth County Courthouse to Reopen Tuesday

FREEHOLD –Testing of the indoor air of the Monmouth County Courthouse for a broad range of chemical compounds indicate all results are within normal ranges. Based on those results, the courthouse...

June 25, 2012 | comments

Transporting Unrestrained Animals as Cruelty Should Hit the Road

By Dr. Anthony DeCarlo The New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (NJVMA) recognizes that distracted driving is a significant problem that is noticed not only in the Garden State, but one...

June 21, 2012 | comments

Placing Focus on Child Exploitation

By Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini In April, 27 New Jerseyans were arrested for child pornography following a massive effort by the Digital Technology Investigations Unit of the New Jersey State...

June 21, 2012 | comments

On the Waterfront, at Last

By Michele S. Byers Imagine living a stone’s throw from a river but never seeing it or strolling along its banks. That’s what happens in older industrial cities like Newark,...

June 21, 2012 | comments

Creating a Generation of Readers

By Laysha Ward Across the country, some lucky students just learned that their school’s library was selected by Target for a School Library Makeover. At 32 different schools, students will...

June 21, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Keep Pets Safe in Hot Weather To the Editor: With scorching temperatures expected across many parts of the country over the next few days, I wanted to take this opportunity to...

June 21, 2012 | comments

RiverCenter Girls Night Out Called a Success

RED BANK — Red Bank RiverCenter held its first Girls Night Out on June 7 and expects the event to become a biannual gathering. The free night on the town...

June 21, 2012 | comments

Montessori Academy To Present ‘Harlequin’ June 23

RED BANK – The students of Little Silver’s Mastro Montessori will stage Harle­quin at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the Two River Theater, 21 Bridge Ave. The story takes...

June 21, 2012 | comments

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