Archive: 2012 July

Sowing the Seeds for a New Generation of Farmers

By Michele S. Byers Do you know who grows your food? Chances are, it’s a farmer nearing retirement. A U.S. Department of Agricul­ture study shows that the average age of the...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Monmouth County: The Jewish Newport of the Jersey Shore

By Sharon Hazard RED BANK – As part of its yearlong 75th anniversary celebration, Red Bank’s Eisner Memorial Library sponsored a presentation about Monmouth County called the “Jewish Newport of...

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Scene On Film: “The Amazing Spider-Man”

By Joan Ellis Welcome to the thinking man’s blockbuster.  The first scene grabs our attention without even a hint of pyro­technics and gives us instead a story soaked in science. A...

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Challenges to Protecting Children Highlighted in Penn State Report

By Rush L. Russell The new report from Penn State, led by former FBI Director Louis Freeh, highlights two of the greatest challenges in our collective efforts to protect children...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Found Around Town: Summer Sizzlers

By Julie Davis If this month’s 90-plus temperatures are any indication of what’s to come — we’re in for a seriously steamy August. Luckily, we’ve pulled together a list of...

July 20, 2012 | comments