Archive: 2013 March

Access to Sandy Hook Expected May 1

By John Burton SANDY HOOK — It’s been a rough few months as contractors, National Park Service staff and volunteers worked to restore the Sandy Hook national park to something...

March 8, 2013 | comments

‘Where Angels Play’

By John Burton First of 26 playgrounds honoring Newtown victims being built in SB   SEA BRIGHT — Twenty-six is the number. The number of victims of the Sandy Hook...

March 8, 2013 | comments

RB Schools to Get More Funding

By John Burton RED BANK – An almost 13 percent increase in state education funding for the 2013-14 school year for the Red Bank school district “will help us move...

March 8, 2013 | comments

Fellowship and Food

Lunch Break is celebrating 30 years and thriving   RED BANK – It was a frigid night in January 1983, when 35 people gathered at the Friends Meeting House in...

March 8, 2013 | comments

Ranney Students Present ‘Man of La Mancha’ Friday and Saturday

TINTON FALLS – Ranney International Thespian Troupe No. 630 presents Man of La Mancha, at 7 p.m. through March 9 in RSPA Panther Hall. The five-time Tony Award-winning show will...

March 8, 2013 | comments

About Town

Little Silver Twins Earn Boy Scouting’s Highest Award LITTLE SILVER –Twins Alex Jayme and Kyle Jayme Morris received Boy Scouting’s highest award at a Court of Honor Ceremony held Sunday,...

March 8, 2013 | comments

Business Beat

Rutgers’ Home Gardeners School Features Local Business Owner   MIDDLETOWN – For gardeners, it’s never too early to think spring and this month, those with a passion for plants will...

March 8, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘Oscar Nominated Short Films 2013’

By Joan Ellis Have you rushed to your nearest theater to see Oscar Nominated Short Films 2013? Of course not. It’s a given for all of us that a flawed distribution...

March 8, 2013 | comments

Skywatch For The Week Of March 8-15, 2013

By Flo Higgins Anyone born this week is officially a Pisces, but they are born on the cusp of Pisces and Aries.   This combination of the water sign, Pisces, and...

March 8, 2013 | comments

Proposed LS Winery May Sidestep Borough Approval

By John Burton LITTLE SILVER – The owner of a vineyard, who has been looking to establish a winery and retail operation there, is seeking to win county approval for the...

March 8, 2013 | comments

Groundbreaking in Sea Bright for First Playground for The Sandy Ground Project

By John Burton SEA BRIGHT — With the sun rising up over the Atlantic Ocean Friday morning, hundreds came out, including many local school-age children, for the groundbreaking of the...

March 1, 2013 | comments

Athletic Scholarships are a Long Shot, at Best

By New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletics Association It’s a long shot. Many high school student-athletes dream – often with encouragement or even prompting from families and coaches – of a...

March 1, 2013 | comments

Residents See Garden State Quality of Life Staying High

By The Monmouth University Polling Institute In its regular tracking of residents’ satisfaction with life in New Jersey, the Monmouth University Poll finds the current Garden State Quality of Life Index...

March 1, 2013 | comments

Area Towns Sue TRWA

By John Burton   Michael Gianforte, executive director of the Two Rivers Water Reclama­tion Authority (TRWA), believes the legal battle between the authority and about half of its municipal customers...

March 1, 2013 | comments

Housing for Sandy-Displaced Residents is Christie Administration’s First Order...

By Commissioner Richard E. Constable III In the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy, approximately 346,000 houses in New Jersey were left damaged or destroyed. While many New Jer­seyans have been...

March 1, 2013 | comments

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