Archive: 2012 July

6th Motor Battalion Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary

By John Burton RED BANK – It was a gathering to “celebrate 60 years of truckin’ it like nobody’s business,” in the words of U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Peter Mahoney....

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Holocaust Center Nearing Completion

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – Con­struc­tion work for the most part will be completed by mid-August for a new facility to house the Center for Holo­caust, Human Rights and Genocide...

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Grand Slam Tennis… Where It All Began

By Linda McK. Stewart “Purely perfect.” Such was the modest assess­ment of famed architect Stanford White as he surveyed his newly completed triumph, the Tennis Casino at Newport, R.I. The...

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Highlands Stories Told in New Book

By Anastasia Millicker HIGHLANDS – In his fifth book about High­lands, John P. King let the people of the borough tell their own stories. Starting with a 1819 letter from...

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Skywatch For The Week of July 20-27, 2012

By Flo Higgins There is no more dramatic Astrological sign than Leo. They love the drama of living on the edge, the drama of chaos and, most of all, the...

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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...

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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...

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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

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