Archive: 2013 May

RiverFest: The Kickoff

By Torri Singer RED BANK – Thousands swarmed the kickoff of RiverFest Friday, May 31 to welcome the summertime with food, friends, and music. The streets were packed at the...

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A Red Bank Weekend Of Food, Music and Family Fun

RED BANK – The Garden State’s largest free outdoor food and music festival opens the summer season tonight, May 31, and continues through June 1 and 2, as The Wells...

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Business Beat

OceanFirst Names Two Executive Vice Presidents   TOMS RIVER – OceanFirst Financial Corp., the holding company for OceanFirst Bank, has announced two executive vice president appointments. Joseph R. Iantosca and...

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Amanda Sadacca and Marc Avigdor

Leigh Amanda Sadacca and Marc Avigdor were married on Saturday, April 27, at the Pond in Central Park. The groom’s sister Juliette A. Portnoy, who is an officiant, performed the...

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Skywatch For The Week Of May 31-June 7, 2013

By Flo Higgins There is no sign in the zodiac that has more fun, talks more, writes more and loves more than a Gemini. They see the world through rose-colored...

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Scene On Film: ‘The Big Wedding’ and ‘In The House’

By Joan Ellis The Big Wedding. If you are hungry for a good movie on this holiday weekend, may I suggest that you avoid this one at all costs. You must...

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Looking at Wine as an Investment

By Charles B. Rubinstein Never invest your money in anything that eats or needs repairing. – Billy Rose   If one considers the purchase of wine as an investment in future drinking...

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Commentary

What’s the Buzz? Hummingbirds!  By Michele S. Byers Outside on a warm day, something buzzes past in a blur. A large bumblebee or sphinx moth, perhaps? How about a hummingbird?...

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RBC Flower Power

Members of the Red Bank Catholic National Honor Society (NHS) and the RBC Hot Topics Club delivered some welcome color over Mother’s Day weekend to homeowners impacted by Super Storm...

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County GOP Slate Faces Primary Challenge

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – The Bayshore Tea Party Group is not happy and is calling for change within Monmouth County government and those representing the area in Tren­ton, much...

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Lessons Learned to Be ‘Stronger than the Storm’

By John Burton In the more than seven months since Sandy battered the area, local officials have been learning a variety of lessons and incorporating them into policy and procedures...

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Dooley Foundation Gearing Up for Annual 3-on-3 Tournament

RUMSON – The Jay Dooley Memorial Foundation’s 3rd Annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will be held July 19-20 at Holy Cross School. The tournament features basketball games, jam-packed with laughter, camaraderie...

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Obama Boosts Summer at the Jersey Shore

By John Burton ASBURY PARK – The message of support for the shore, delivered under a rainy sky on a renovated city boardwalk by President Barack Obama and Gov. Chris...

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About Town

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS FilmOneFest presents I’m So Excited, with Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz, at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at Edwards Cinemas, 82 First Ave. Following the benefit screening there will be a...

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A Remarkable 100 Years

By Torri Singer SHREWSBURY – A high-heel wearing, bridge playing, French reading, convertible driving Carlotta Niles turned 100 years old on Monday, May 27, and it was quite the party....

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