Archive: 2013 February

Explore Nature Feb. 23 with County Audubon Society

The Monmouth County Audubon Society (MCAS) will sponsor a field trip, called North Shore Ponds and Puddles, on Saturday, Feb. 23, to several lakes and ponds along the county’s north shore...

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Committee Focuses on Fort Hancock Repair, Future Use

By John Burton SANDY HOOK – In what is expected to be a two- or three-year process, a citizens’ committee studying the future of Fort Hancock and its historic structures...

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Tax Preparation Help available at Monmouth County Library in 2013

For the past two decades, taxpayers seeking help with their income tax returns have found help at the Monmouth County Library. This year tax preparation assistance, offered by AARP Tax...

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LS Business Group Holds February Food Drive

LITTLE SILVER – The Little Silver Business and Professional Association (LSBPA) has announced its third annual community service project benefitting Lunch Break in Red Bank. The Have a Heart Food...

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Scene On Film: ‘Django Unchained’

By Joan Ellis Pulp Fiction was an exciting innovation; Inglourious Basterds was a masterpiece. But hasn’t Quentin Tarantino crossed the line in Django Unchained (wonderful title) by targeting American slaves with his love...

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Competing for Top Dog

By John Burton   Rumson resident has 3 dogs entered in prestigious show   RUMSON – Hondo can be imposing, when you first meet him. The large 3-year-old Leon­berger weighs...

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Purim Festival Feb. 24 at Congregation B’nai Israel

RUMSON – Looking for a place to celebrate Purim, the happiest of all Jewish holidays? Grab the kids and grandkids and head to the Purim Carnival at Congre­gation B’nai Israel...

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Skywatch For The Week Of February 1-8, 2013

By Flo Higgins One outstanding trait of the Aquarian born this week would certainly be their ability to stand out in a crowd. Because this fixed air sign does not...

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Brookdale’s Board Freezes Tuition for 2013-2014

LINCROFT – Brookdale Community College’s Board of Trustees has approved the college’s proposed the fiscal year 2014 budget, which includes a freeze in tuition rates for the 2013-14 academic year....

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The Declassified to Perform in Tower Hill Concert Series

RED BANK – Young instrumentalists from some of the nation’s top conservatories will present a concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at the First Presbyterian Church at Red Bank...

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RB Library Director Sees Challenges, Pleasures with the Job

By John Burton   RED BANK – Libraries continue to be an important component in the life of a community, says the borough’s new library director. Whether it be for...

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M’Town Gives Site to Nonprofit for Group Home

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – A local organization working with the blind, visually impaired and the developmentally challenged is moving forward with its plans to construct a group home in...

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Broege on Harpsichord at Middletown Library 

MIDDLETOWN – Harpsichordist Timothy Broege is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, at the Middletown Township Public Library, 55 New Monmouth Road. The classical concert is being...

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A New Year with a New Puppy Brings Fun and Challenges

By Vyolet Michaels and Jennifer Lieberman As 2013 begins, many of us have added or are thinking about adding a new puppy to the household. Whether you are feeling a...

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A Story from the Heart

By Michele J. Kuhn Gail Hague wants women to ‘take care of themselves,’ learn the signs of heart attacks   RED BANK – When Gail Hague arrived for work at Riverview...

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