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...

July 20, 2012 | comments

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...

July 20, 2012 | comments

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

Monmouth U. Donates $250,000 to W. Long Branch for Fire Truck

Monmouth University and the borough of West Long Branch are sharing the cost of a new $500,000 fire truck with the university committing $250,000 in payments of $25,000 each year...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Recycling Delivers both Economic and Environmental Benefits to New Jersey

By Bob Martin As we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the state’s milestone Mandatory Recycling Act this year, it’s time to re-energize the recycling movement in New Jersey and go...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Salon Confessions: The Dry Cut

RED BANK —You’ve probably heard of a dry haircut, where a stylist dries the hair and then snips away. Seems simple enough. But when you perform a dry cut the...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Senators Introduce Legislation Requiring Olympic Committee to Produce Uniforms i...

Following news that the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) outsourced to China production of opening ceremony uniforms for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team, nine U.S. senators introduced on Monday, July...

July 20, 2012 | comments

The Power of Jewelry

By Julie Davis Alex and Ani opens in Red Bank with a focus on glamour, positive energy and good conscience In 2004, Carolyn Rafaelian launched a jewelry line called Alex and...

July 20, 2012 | comments

County Fair Set for July 25-29 in Freehold

FREEHOLD – This year’s Monmouth County Fair is almost here. The fair will feature family fun with rides, entertainment, food and tons of fun exhibits. The Monmouth County Fair gates...

July 20, 2012 | comments

County Blood Drive Nets Needed Pints

FREEHOLD – One hundred nine people donated blood at Monmouth County’s summer blood drive earlier this month in an effort to help the Central Jersey Blood Center meet the current...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

2ND FLOOR Available for Children, Teens in Need of Assistance To The Editor: School is out, and thoughts of a carefree summer vacation dance in many parents’ heads. But the...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Red Bank Police Make Arrests in Two Assaults and Robberies

RED BANK — Borough police arrested four men and a woman last week and charged them with a variety of offenses arising from two robberies and assaults. Police alleged the...

July 17, 2012 | comments

Foundation Funds Mobile Apple Classroom for RBR

Little Silver – The Red Bank Regional Education Foundation recently presented the Red Bank Regional (RBR) Board of Education with a check for more than $28,000 to fund a mobile...

July 14, 2012 | comments

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