Archive: 2013 March

New Pope Praised for Humility, Connection with those in Need

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez As Catholics through­­out the world welcomed the newly installed Pope Francis I, parishioners in the Two River area generally were pleased with the new pontiff’s humility...

March 22, 2013 | comments

Letters and Commentary

NJ Transit Thanks ‘True Partners’ for Help, $144 Million in Federal Funds To the Editor: Rebuilding in the aftermath of Sandy has truly been a team approach. I am grateful...

March 22, 2013 | comments

Gathering For Girl Scout Sunday

St. Leo the Great Church in Lincroft opened its doors and welcomed all local Girl Scout Troops to attend mass Sunday, March 10, in honor of Girl Scout Sunday. Local...

March 22, 2013 | comments

About Town

FAIR HAVEN The Garden Club of Fair Haven will meet at noon Wednesday, April 3, at the Youth Center on Fisk Road. The guest for April will be Karen Bussolini, a published...

March 22, 2013 | comments

How Restaurants Decide on the Price for Wine

By Charles B. Rubinstein Buy it and never count the cost; For one white singing hour of peace Count many a year of strife well lost … Sara Teasdale, Barter...

March 22, 2013 | comments

Say ‘I Do’ to the Red Bank Wedding Walk

RED BANK – Red Bank RiverCenter’s 2013 Wedding Walk is being held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 23, throughout the borough. The one-day event will introduce prospective...

March 22, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘The Gatekeepers’

By Joan Ellis If you are confused about the issues in the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, you are not likely to gain clarity from The Gatekeepers. What you will carry away is...

March 22, 2013 | comments

Skywatch For The Week Of March 22-29, 2013

By Flo Higgins Aries is the first fire sign in the Zodiac and, because it is ruled by Mars, Aries likes lots of action. They are outspoken, fast-moving people. If...

March 22, 2013 | comments

NJ State Youth Orchestra to Hold Free Concert at Holmdel Church

HOLMDEL – The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd will hold a free concert at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, featuring the New Jersey State Orchestra (NJSYO). The two groups...

March 22, 2013 | comments

Relief Center to Close: Other Organizations to Take Lead

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – Nearly five months after Super Storm Sandy pulverized the region, township officials are winding down the Croydon Relief Center with volunteers feeling the time is...

March 22, 2013 | comments

Monmouth Players Stage March 22-23 Sandy Relief Benefit

MIDDLETOWN – For nearly 60 years, the Monmouth Players never ceased to be proud of serving the Bayshore area as one of the preeminent community theaters.  Over those years, the...

March 22, 2013 | comments

Renovation Project to Include Stained Glass

By John Burton   Holy Cross gets sacred windows from closed church     RUMSON – When planning began for the renovation and expansion of Holy Cross R.C. Church, stained...

March 22, 2013 | comments

Sea Bright Businesses Continue Working to Reopen

By John Burton SEA BRIGHT – Steadily, if somewhat slower than the owners would like, businesses are coming back, rebuilding, restoring and working to get the borough’s downtown district up...

March 22, 2013 | comments

Fall in Love with the Pine Barrens

By Michele S. Byers When author John McPhee was researching his book The Pine Barrens in the mid-1960s, nobody knew exactly where this unique region started or ended. Its borders had...

March 22, 2013 | comments

A Glittering Celebration

Leonardo Jewelers of Red Bank celebrated the expansion and renovation of its 35 E. Front St. store on Friday, March 15. The centerpiece of the work is the store’s new...

March 22, 2013 | comments

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