Archive: 2012 December

Storms Could Benefit Forest Biodiversity

By Michele S. Byers After more than three centuries of repeated cutting for timber, firewood, charcoal and conversion to rocky pastures, the forests in New Jersey’s Highlands (in northwestern New...

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Moving Forward After Your FEMA Letter Arrives

By The Federal Emergency Management Agency Hurricane Sandy survivors have many options for obtaining disaster assistance even if they receive a letter stating they have insufficient damage. The survivor has...

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RBR Community Struggles with Loss

By John Burton   Red Bank Regional High School is a community in pain, as its members struggle to come to terms with the sudden loss of a well-loved student....

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It’s ‘One Stop Shopping’ for Holiday Parties, Catered Dinner at Jacques

By Cort Smith As an anecdote to a pretty tough economy, Jacques Exclusive Caterers is promoting a special “cocktail party” this holiday season for home parties and businesses, says Lisa...

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FH Boy Learns to Help Others

By John Burton   FAIR HAVEN – We can all make a difference, at any age. We hear that time and again, but if you have any doubt just ask...

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Gov. Nominates Bauman to State Supreme Court

By John Burton   HOLMDEL – The name of a Monmouth County Superior Court judge is one of two being proposed by Gov. Chris Christie to serve on the state’s...

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A 60-Year Red Bank Institution to Close its Doors

By John Burton   RED BANK – Michael Yura’s memories of his parents’ business fill his entire life. Even as a very young child, Yura, now 40, remembers the time...

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Retreat is Not the Answer

By The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association Super Storm Sandy prompted a considerable outpouring of paper and ink on what should happen to the shattered shoreline in the wake...

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Two River Gardeners Help Decorate Drumthwacket

By Michele J. Kuhn FAIR HAVEN – What began  as a “three-ring circus” for Judy McMaster ended  more than six hours later as a graceful, elegant showplace filled with holiday...

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Ranney School Benefit Nets $10,000 for Holiday Express

TINTON FALLS – In what has become a time-honored winter tradition at Ranney School, the community again teamed up with the nonprofit Holiday Express during its fourth annual concert on...

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Seeking Help Post-Sandy is an ‘Opportunity to Build Strength’

 By Wendy DePedro   Emotional health resources are readily available in Monmouth County   Recent weeks have highlighted the strength and resiliency of thousands of Monmouth County residents as they...

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The Card is in the Mail

By Kathy Miele I was hunched over the coffee table with my address book in front of me, frantically scribbling names and addresses on envelopes, when Steven walked into the...

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RBR’s Rosen Selected to the All-Eastern Honors Band

LITTLE SILVER – Red Bank Regional (RBR) junior Matthew Rosen of Little Silver has achieved a notable accomplishment in his musical career with his selection to the exclusive All-Eastern Honors...

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Letters and Commentary

Art Helps and You Can Help the Arts To the Editor: In the month since Hurricane Sandy wreaked such devastation throughout our community in Monmouth County, New Jersey and New York...

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Elegance and Sparkle Wrapped up for the Holidays at Rumson China & Glass

By Cort Smith Rumson China & Glass owner Barbara Edwards doesn’t think that price should be a barrier to buying great gifts for the holidays. So, the store offers a...

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