Archive: 2012

Lt. Gov. Puts Spotlight on Childhood Cancer Research

LONG BRANCH – New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno joined staff, patients, families and supporters of the Valerie Fund Children’s Center at Monmouth Medical Center for a special event designed...

October 8, 2012 | comments

Whooping Cough: It’s More than Just the ‘100-day Cough’

By Dr. Teresa Liccardi   Dana McCaffery’s untimely death at 4 weeks old is immortalized on Facebook as Dana McCaffery—Whooping Cough Awareness. Tragically, this baby’s death and other infant deaths...

October 8, 2012 | comments

‘Change the Conversation’ Body Image Discussed at Monmouth University

WEST LONG BRANCH – Monmouth University is pleased to present the Diane Gooch Distinguished Visiting Lecture “Fasting Girls: Then and Now” with a question-and-answer session delivered by Cornell Professor Emerita...

October 8, 2012 | comments

Pier Village Goes Pink for October

LONG BRANCH – Pier Village has joined forces with Susan G. Komen For The Cure of Central and South Jersey along with RSI Bank and Monmouth Medical Center to focus...

October 8, 2012 | comments

Preserve New Jersey’s Historic Landscapes

By Michele S. Byers Calling New Jersey “the Crossroads of the American Revolution” isn’t just hype. Our state’s location between the British stronghold in New York and the young nation’s...

October 8, 2012 | comments

Positive Changes for Life in Monmouth County

By Thomas A. Arnone As the freeholder liaison to the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, and on behalf of The Board of Chosen Freeholders, we are pleased to report that...

October 8, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Public Invited to Blue Mass to Honor Law Enforcement, Emergency Workers To the Editor: Although I am retired from active service with the Middletown Township Police Department, I am still...

October 8, 2012 | comments

Peter Novello, Area Philanthropist, Dies at 58

By Rick Malwitz   Peter Jon Novello, who used knowledge gained as a successful businessman to provide financial guidance for schools, hospitals and com­­munity groups in Mon­mouth County, died Sunday...

October 8, 2012 | comments

Sea Bright Approves Cost for Beach Project

By John Burton SEA BRIGHT – After more than an hour of discussion and comments by the public, the borough council approved a $1.7 million bonding ordinance for its share of a...

October 8, 2012 | comments

In Red Bank, it’s ‘Elect to Check’ Time

By Michele J. Kuhn   Business owners collaborate to bring awareness to detectable cancers RED BANK – It was over a drink one evening between friends that the idea for a...

October 8, 2012 | comments

About Town

COLTS NECK The largest orchid auction in the tri-state region is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Colts Neck Fire House No. 1 on Route 537. More than 400...

October 6, 2012 | comments

A Day of Fun and Fond Memories in LS

By John Burton Jon Bitman remembered at softball tournament   LITTLE SILVER – It was a fun day but for many of those attending the Little Silver Men’s One Pitch...

October 6, 2012 | comments

It’s Girls Night Out Again in RB

RED BANK – The popular Girls Night Out event, a get-together for women for a night on the town, will be held from Thursday, Oct. 11, throughout the borough’s business...

October 6, 2012 | comments

Branding RB as ‘a Cool Little Town’

By John Burton   RED BANK – It’s time to freshen things up for the borough’s business district and Red Bank RiverCenter and a local advertising firm have been doing...

October 6, 2012 | comments

The Winemakers of Colts Neck

By John Burton   COLTS NECK – Janet Giunco has always liked wine. “I like it to drink and to collect it,” she said. Making wine, however, wasn’t something she...

October 6, 2012 | comments

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