Archive: 2012 August

‘Drug Kingpin’ Gets Life Sentence

By John Burton FREEHOLD – A Matawan man has been handed a life sentence in prison for his role as a drug kingpin responsible for overseeing a major heroin distribution...

August 24, 2012 | comments

Dolphins Back in Navesink River

By John Burton RUMSON – They’re back for another summer in the Two River area. Dolphins have been spotted – and photographed – swimming in the Navesink River. During the...

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Skywatch For The Week Of August 24-31, 2012

By Flo Higgins Perfection is the name of the game for folks born this week. Virgo is always much happier when life is in order, it’s neat, and there is...

August 24, 2012 | comments

Jaeger to FH: Thanks for the Support

By Rick Malwitz FAIR HAVEN – When Connor Jaeger swam his preliminary 1500-meter freestyle race in the 2012 Summer Olympics, he had no idea about the support he had back...

August 24, 2012 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘The Bourne Legacy’ and ‘Watch’

By Joan Ellis The Bourne Legacy exacts a price: fear. Whenever we settle into a quiet, cerebral scene, the soundtrack explodes through the surround-sound speakers with an unearthly, ear-splitting noise...

August 24, 2012 | comments

Some RB Pre-K Students to be Bused Out of Town

By Michele J. Kuhn RED BANK – Come the start of the school year on Sept. 6, classes will be a bus ride away for most of the district’s youngest students....

August 24, 2012 | comments

Chinese Delegation Examines Brookdale-Rutgers Partnership

LINCROFT – An 18-member delegation of directors, deans, and faculty from Zhejiang College of Construction in Hangzhou, China, was welcomed earlier this month to Brookdale Community College’s main campus, here,...

August 24, 2012 | comments

The Beatles Plus Basie Equal Perfection

By Uncle Mike RED BANK – The Jersey Shore Rock-N-Soul Revue paid tribute on Friday, Aug. 17 to the post-Beatles careers of John, Paul, George, and Ringo by taking the Count...

August 24, 2012 | comments

9/11 Ceremony Planned, Longer Hours Slated at Memorial

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The Monmouth County Park System will host a memorial ceremony at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 at Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook, the site of Monmouth County’s 9/11...

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Summer 2012’s Net Result: Lots and Lots of Crabs

By John Burton RED BANK – Local waters are teeming with crabs this summer as enthusiasts are throwing in their nets and bringing up crustaceans that are large in number...

August 24, 2012 | comments

FH Store Celebrates 25 Years of ‘Where’s Waldo?’

FAIR HAVEN – If you’re in the borough and see children in red-and white striped buccaneer shirts frantically scurrying from store to store, pointing and carrying blue treasure maps in...

August 24, 2012 | comments

About Town

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Business Association is sponsoring its Sidewalk Sale Days on Friday, Aug. 24, and Saturday, Aug. 25. Local shops and businesses will be displaying products in...

August 24, 2012 | comments

Celebrate Appalachian Trail’s 75th Birthday with a Hike

By Michele S. Byers The Appalachian Trail, the granddaddy of American hiking trails, turned 75 on Aug. 14. Unlike many people, you can honestly say this venerable footpath is not...

August 24, 2012 | comments

Ryan’s Initial Impact: Presidential Race Remains Tight

By The Monmouth University Polling Institute The Monmouth University Poll finds little movement in the presidential horse race since our last national poll two months ago. The selection of Paul Ryan...

August 24, 2012 | comments

Tips for Parents: Starting the School Year Off Right with Your Child’s Teacher

By Joseph Tweed From Target to Abercrombie, back-to-school ads flooded the airways as families around the world gathered to enjoy the Olympic Games. As I watched, I was quickly reminded...

August 24, 2012 | comments

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