Archive: 2013

12/31 – Officials Investigating Whether Body Found in Shrewsbury River is that...

HIGHLANDS – New Jersey State Police are investigating whether a body found near the Capt. Joseph Azzolina Bridge is that of a missing Highlands clammer. State Police received a call...

December 31, 2013 | comments

12/29 – Polar Bear Plunge Set for Jan. 1: A Balmy 33 Degrees Predicted, Four C...

ASBURY PARK – The Sons of Ireland Polar Bear Plunge began in 2003 as a group of mostly Christian Brothers Academy alumni having some fun on New Year’s Day has...

December 29, 2013 | comments

12/28 – American Littoral Society to Hold 35th Annual Dery Bennett New Year’...

HIGHLANDS – The American Littoral Society will hold at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1. its 35th annual New Year’s Day Beach Walk. Society members and staff will begin the hike...

December 28, 2013 | comments

12/27 – Start 2014 on the Right Foot with a First Day Hike

By Michele S. Byers If you’re one of millions planning to “turn over a new leaf” in 2014 with more exercise and “Vitamin N” – nature – here’s a great...

December 27, 2013 | comments

Happy New Year from The Two River Times

Our office will be closed on Jan. 1. The first edition for 2014 will be on Friday, Jan. 3. We wish all of our readers a joyful holiday season and...

December 21, 2013 | comments

12/20 – Lincroft Man Arrested, Charged with Armed Robbery of Pharmacy

MIDDLETOWN – Township police responded at about 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, to a report of an armed robbery at the Rite Aid Pharmacy located on Newman Springs Road in...

December 20, 2013 | comments

McConnell Sworn In as New Red Bank Chief

By John Burton RED BANK – The borough council, as expected, voted unanimously Wednesday night to appoint Police Capt. Darren McConnell as the department’s new chief. McConnell was sworn in...

December 20, 2013 | comments

Jacquie Lee Still No. 1 With Fans

By John Burton TINTON FALLS – Jacquie Lee may not have taken top prize as one of the finalists on NBC’s “The Voice,” but her manager said, “She won weeks...

December 20, 2013 | comments

Six Local Scouts Attain the Rank of Eagle

RUMSON – “When I immigrated to this country from Ireland and attained my first job, my manager was an Eagle Scout,” said Jennifer Gallagher. “I came to greatly admire this man,...

December 20, 2013 | comments

Middletown Announces Participation in SHRAP

MIDDLETOWN – Middle­town residents whose homes were substantially damaged by Super Storm Sandy may be eligible for up to $15,000 in federal grant assistance to help with living expenses through the...

December 20, 2013 | comments

Monmouth County Parks Offer Winter Fun

LINCROFT – Winter fun heats up when the temperature drops and snow flies in the Monmouth County Park System. Whether looking to fly down the sledding hill, strap on cross-country...

December 20, 2013 | comments

Freeholders Approve Open Space Grants to Towns

FREEHOLD – The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders approved grants totaling $2.3 million from the 2013 Monmouth County Open Space Trust Fund to improve park facilities in 13 municipalities....

December 20, 2013 | comments

7-Eleven Pulls Out of Proposed Red Bank Location

By John Burton RED BANK – After much sound and fury over plans to convert the Welsh Farms convenience store on East Front Street into a 7-Eleven, those plans are...

December 20, 2013 | comments

Commentary

Support for a Bill to Educate Students About ‘Winter Celebrations’ By Thomas A. Arnone During the Dec. 10 meeting of The Board of Chosen Freeholders, a resolution was passed regarding...

December 20, 2013 | comments

Tim McLoone: Nobody Ought To Be Alone on Christmas

By Michele J. Kuhn An organization that brings much joy and music to thousands of people each year can trace its roots to the loneliness of a young boy. “When...

December 20, 2013 | comments

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