Archive: 2012

Jewish Community Offers Ways to Help, Get Help After Storm

HOLMDEL – In response to Hurricane Sandy and the winter storm that followed, the Jewish Federation of Monmouth County and a number of Jewish agencies, organizations, congregations and chabads are...

November 16, 2012 | comments

CN PTO Fundraiser Nov. 16 for Those Impacted by Sandy

COLTS NECK – Members of the PTO will be holding a Hurricane Sandy Relief fundraiser from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at the Cedar Drive School. The event...

November 16, 2012 | comments

Beware of Scams While Recovering From Storm Damage

TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie, Attorney Gen­eral Jeffrey S. Chiesa and the New Jersey Division of Con­sumer Affairs have warned consumers to beware of home improvement scams and charity scams perpetrated...

November 16, 2012 | comments

M’town Works to Recover

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez   MIDDLETOWN – Two weeks after Super Storm Sandy roared through the Two River area leaving businesses and houses decimated and families displaced, township officials and residents...

November 16, 2012 | comments

Paying it Forward From Florida to Highlands

By Michele J. Kuhn   The municipal workers in Punta Gorda, Fla., know what it’s like to continue working as the community around you tries to recover from a disaster...

November 16, 2012 | comments

Ft. Monmouth Being Readied for Temporary Housing

By John Burton FORT MONMOUTH – The governmental wheels are turning to prepare housing at the former Fort Monmouth, officials said. After Governor Chris Christie’s announcement that suitable residential units at the...

November 16, 2012 | comments

Monmouth Museum to Hold Two Receptions Nov. 18

LINCROFT – The Monmouth Museum is holding two special events on Sunday, Nov. 18, to celebrate the holidays and the newest exhibit in the Becker Children’s Wing. A reception to...

November 16, 2012 | comments

RB Students to End Split Schedule Nov. 26

By John Burton RED BANK – With split sessions the order of the day for primary and middle school children, it appears their parents are taking the temporary situation in...

November 16, 2012 | comments

Long Process of Emotional Recovery Begins for Area Residents

By John Burton Recovery from the emotional impact of Sandy is expected to take a long time, according to mental health professionals. For many, life is beginning to return to...

November 16, 2012 | comments

Sea Bright Getting Ready to Rebuild with Help of Restaurateur

By Karen J. Irvine It’s almost a cruel joke that the catastrophic storm was named Sandy, because sand was one of rebuilding effort’s most formidable obstacles. But even in the...

November 16, 2012 | comments

Chhange at BCC Holds Grand Opening of New Facility

LINCROFT – The Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education (Chhange) at Brookdale Community College will hold the public grand opening from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18,...

November 16, 2012 | comments

Rebounding from Super Storm Sandy

By Scott D. Longfield   Walking around Monmouth Beach and Sea Bright you can’t help to be amazed at the cleanup progress that has been made in the aftermath of...

November 16, 2012 | comments

Ft. Monmouth to Be Used for Housing Those Displaced by Storm

By John Burton FORT MONMOUTH — Those who have been displaced and homes damaged and flooded will be able to look to the former Fort Monmouth site for temporary housing....

November 12, 2012 | comments

FEMA Opens Monmouth County Offices to Assists with Storm-Damaged Property Aid

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has established Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Monmouth County to further assist in local recovery from Hurricane Sandy. The locations are: Belmar Municipal Building,...

November 12, 2012 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘The Flat’

By Joan Ellis Doesn’t the richness of history lie in the footnotes? It’s there that we find the memories and stories that make our past come alive. These come in the...

November 9, 2012 | comments

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