Archive: 2014

West Side Lofts Looking Pretty

      By John Burton   RED BANK – To the casual eye, it’s largely a construction project still under way, with the dust, and noise of machines and men...

December 19, 2014 | comments

A Coach for All Seasons and Reasons

      By John Burton RED BANK – Jim Portela, Red Bank Catholic’s head football coach, is happy with the team’s victory in the state championship earlier this month. But...

December 19, 2014 | comments

Red Bank Honors Our Lady of Guadalupe

    By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez RED BANK  – Residents came out bearing candles and flashlights for the annual procession of the Feast of the Our Lady of Guadalupe on...

December 19, 2014 | comments

Two Religions, One Happy Family

By Muriel J. Smith SHREWSBURY – Lisa and Jim Halpern love this time of year. They love all the celebrations that generally begin in November, either when older daughter Emily...

December 19, 2014 | comments

From The Editor: Benevolence Abounds in The Two Rivers

December 19, 2014 To The Readers For a few days in December, we can step away from our frenzied lives, spend hard-to-find, cherished time with friends and family, and take...

December 19, 2014 | comments

Middletown North Glides Over South 5-3

    By Jim Hintelmann MIDDLETOWN – Middletown North hockey Coach Matt Clemente went into the season with an optimistic outlook, and he has good reason for it. The Lions...

December 14, 2014 | comments

Shore Routs South Hunterdon 42-12

  By Jim Hintelmann   UNION – A major reason for the success of the Shore Regional football team this year has been its powerful running game and one of...

December 14, 2014 | comments

RFH Triumphs in Championship

        By Jim Hintelmann   UNION – When standout running back Charlie Volker missed part of the season because of a high ankle sprain and St. John...

December 14, 2014 | comments

Consider the ‘Gap’ Bridged

  By Vincent Landolfi, Jr. With their convincing win over No. 1-seed Delbarton, the Red Bank Catholic High School football team exorcised 38 years worth of demons, and captured its...

December 14, 2014 | comments