Archive: 2012

Parents Angry over Dismissal of Holy Cross Teacher

By John Burton   RUMSON — A group of parents and students at Holy Cross School are still seeking answers about why a fourth-grade teacher was dismissed at the end...

June 15, 2012 | comments

Farm Bill Is No Small Potatoes to New Jersey

By Michele Byers When you hear “Farm Bill,” you probably think of huge corn, wheat and sugar subsidies. Now up for re-authorization for the first time since 2008, the Farm...

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Summer Transportation and Saving Money in Monmouth County

By Thomas A. Arnone It’s that time of year again, and activity within Monmouth County is busier than ever. Although Memorial Day is now behind us, I would like to...

June 15, 2012 | comments

Monmouth University Poll: U.S. Supports Some Domestic Drone Use

By Patrick Murray But public registers concern about own privacy With 30,000 drone aircraft expected to patrol the nation’s skies within a decade, the Monmouth University Poll finds the American...

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Helping Teens Make the Most of the Library

By Dr. Raymond J. Huntington In the digital age, it may seem that the days of the library being the primary place for school research are long gone, but libraries...

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Letters and Commentary

Middletown Township Committee Moves to Abandon Strong Pay-to-Play Rules To the Editor: On May 21, the Middletown Township Committee introduced Ordinance 2012-3060, which loosens the township’s pay-to-play rules and reinstates the...

June 15, 2012 | comments

Kids Run, Swim and Bike in Kelleher Triathlon

RUMSON – Hundreds of children crossed the finish line Sunday, June 10, in the third annual Kids Triathlon for Bob Kelleher at Victory Park in Rumson. Children, ages 9-14, swam...

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Young Boat Builders

Youngsters show off the vessels they built, called six-hour canoes, constructed during a session sponsored by Navesink Maritime Heritage Association on June 9-10. Teams of adults and teenagers built the...

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Tuition drops 2.5 percent at Brookdale, Beginning Next Month

LINCROFT – Effective next month, the Brook­dale Community College 2013 budget includes a 2.53 percent decrease in tuition rates. “In developing the budget for fiscal year 2013, we focused on...

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Junior League Honors Members For Service

By Anastasia Millicker The Junior League of Monmouth County (JLMC) held its annual dinner Tuesday at the Rumson Country Club Boat House celebrating the club’s past initiatives and welcoming the...

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Borough OKs 2013 St. Pat’s Day Parade

By John Burton RUMSON – Bagpipes, shamrocks and emerald green will be in order next March now that a small group of organizers has gotten permission to stage the borough’s first...

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Visitors Get a Taste of Atlantic Highlands

By Dexter Downey ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Judging by the feedback from merchants and visitors alike, the June 10 event Taste of Atlantic Highlands was a huge success and is putting...

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Jersey Fresh

By Anastasia Millicker Farmers markets have become a summer staple in the Two River area ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Kylie Read, 4, licked the powder from a doughnut off her mouth as...

June 15, 2012 | comments

False Distress Call Costs Taxpayers More than $330,000

By Anastasia Millicker SANDY HOOK – Monday’s hoax distress call about an explosion aboard a yacht was no joke for the U.S. Coast Guard or taxpayers. The more than $330,000...

June 15, 2012 | comments

Synagogue Proposal Meets Resistance

By John Burton LONG BRANCH – A proposal before the Zoning Board to construct a Jewish synagogue on a long empty West End property was met with disapproval by area...

June 15, 2012 | comments

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