Archive: 2013

10/3 Cycling Crash Proves Fatal for FH Man

By John Burton FAIR HAVEN — Cole Porter, who was critically injured participating in the Sept. 15 Tour de Fair Haven bicycle race, died last night at Jersey Shore University Medical...

October 3, 2013 | comments

10/1 – Forum in Red Bank Focuses on Hunger

By John Burton RED BANK – Participants in a forum on hunger and food insecurity in New Jersey conducted yesterday at the Count Basie Theatre said the message is clear:...

October 1, 2013 | comments

10/1 – Stretch of Monmouth Street Closed Until 6 p.m. Today

By John Burton RED BANK — The westbound portion of Monmouth Street at Pearl Street will be closed today until approximately 6 p.m. for road work, according to borough police.

October 1, 2013 | comments

10/1 – County Farm Board Hearing Wednesday on Proposed Little Silver Winery

By John Burton LITTLE SILVER – The Monmouth County Agriculture Development Board will continue Wednesday evening in Freehold to hear a controversial proposal to establish a commercial winery on Seven...

October 1, 2013 | comments

9/30 – Branch Avenue to be Closed Tuesday Until 1 p.m.

By John Burton RED BANK – Branch Avenue is expected to be closed between East Bergen Place and Spring Street on from 8:45 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday. The road...

September 30, 2013 | comments

9/30 – Army Corps Awards Bid for Beach Replenishment

FREEHOLD – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced it has awarded the fourth and final contract to replenish Sandy-ravaged beaches from Sea Bright to the Manasquan Inlet in...

September 30, 2013 | comments

9/30 – Rumson Council Meeting Canceled for Tomorrow

RUMSON – The borough council’s Tuesday, Oct. 1, workshop session, that was scheduled for 4:30 p.m., has been canceled.

September 30, 2013 | comments

9/30 – SPUR to Hold Oct. 5 Evening of Fine Wine and Craft Beer

LINCROFT – A special evening of fine wine and craft beer tasting paired with a selection of complementary cheeses will benefit the scholarship program of Special People United to Ride...

September 30, 2013 | comments

9/29 – Monmouth County Library Director to Retire After More than 40 years

FREEHOLD – Kenneth Sheinbaum, Monmouth County’s longtime library director, will retire from the County on Dec. 31 after more than 40 years. The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders recently...

September 29, 2013 | comments

9/28 – Harvest Home Festival Scheduled for Sunday at Longstreet Farm

HOLMDEL – The Monmouth County Park System’s Harvest Home Festival will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29 at Historic Longstreet Farm, Longstreet Road. Thes old-fashioned country...

September 28, 2013 | comments

9/27 – Fundraiser Tonight for 2-Year-Old Fair Haven Girl

FAIR HAVEN – The Knights of Columbus will be raising much-needed funds from 7 p.m. to midnight today for the family of Molly Richards, a 2-year-old Fair Haven girl who...

September 27, 2013 | comments

9/27 – Lace up Your Sneakers and Join the Mayor’s Wellness Walk Saturday...

RED BANK – The Mayor’s Wellness Campaign Committee will hold its 2nd Annual Community Walk, beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, in Marine Park with a 9:30 registration. The walk...

September 27, 2013 | comments

A Sad Day in Red Bank

By John Burton LONG BRANCH – Officers from what appeared to be every department in Monmouth County, wearing their dress uniforms, joined an overflow crowd of mourners Friday morning for the...

September 27, 2013 | comments

Skywatch For The Week Of September 27-October 4, 2013

By Flo Higgins If there is one sign in the Zodiac that leaves the impression of needing harmony and diplomacy, it is Venus ruled Libra. Libra does not want or...

September 27, 2013 | comments

Heading to School on Two Wheels

By John Burton In Fair Haven, riding bikes is a preferred mode of travel   FAIR HAVEN – The borough is a biking town. All the kids are doing it....

September 27, 2013 | comments