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Paying It Forward More Than Rewarding

By Muriel J. Smith | The Two River Times RED BANK – Their first names may be the same, both their hearts are big enough to explode and their never-ending...

December 8, 2015 | comments

Local Retailers Satisfied With Shopping Traffic

By Danielle Schipani One of the most anticipated times of the year for retailers is the Thanksgiving weekend. Many small businesses in the Two River area were excited to kick...

December 7, 2015 | comments

A Year Of Classic Photographs From Dorn’s

With its third annual calendar, Wheels & Wings, Dorn’s Classic Images (DCI) selected photographs that capture the Two River area’s good old days of planes, wagons, skates, classic autos, bikes...

December 7, 2015 | comments

Tickets Are On The Uptick in Red Bank

By John Burton RED BANK – “I’ve seen an uptick,” with the issuing of moving traffic violations and warnings in recent months, said Police Chief Darren McConnell. In part, the
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December 3, 2015 | comments

Salvation Army Volunteers Doing ‘God’s Work’

By Muriel J. Smith RED BANK – They may not all be out there in Santa outfits anymore, but the volunteers and employees of the Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign...

December 3, 2015 | comments

North Middletown Redevelopment Plan Introduced

By Wilson Conde Several Middletown residents expressed cautious support for the North Middletown Redevelopment Plan, but also raised some questions about some of its specifics, during a presentation of the...

November 27, 2015 | comments

Small Businesses Say ‘Shop Local’ Thanksgiving Weekend

Black Friday marks the start of the most wonderful time of the year for big retail merchants in the Two River area. Online sellers are eagerly anticipating Cyber Monday. But...

November 27, 2015 | comments

Zipf Knows Environmental Victories Temporary

The Navesink River and Ocean Zone Up Next By John Burton RED BANK – It was a good week last week for Cindy Zipf and her organization, Clean Ocean Action,...

November 25, 2015 | comments

Middletown Promotes Three Police Officers

MIDDLETOWN – The Middletown Township Police Department has promoted one officer to the rank of Lieutenant and two officers to the rank of sergeant. Interim Lieutenant Sean P. Sweeney has...

November 25, 2015 | comments

Homeless Shelter Returns To Oceanport

Serves Those In Immediate Need By Muriel J. Smith OCEANPORT – The temporary homeless shelter for ten men and ten women will re-open in Building 901, adjacent to where the...

November 25, 2015 | comments

RFH Upholds Controversial Books As Required, Not Optional, Reading

By Muriel J. Smith RUMSON – After hearing 40 minutes of reports from the education, policy and ad hoc committees on book selections for juniors and seniors, the Rumson-Fair Haven...

November 25, 2015 | comments

Red Bank Election Recount Affirms GOP Win

  John Burton FREEHOLD – Friday morning’s Red Bank Borough Council vote recount by the county Board of Elections may have changed the total numbers slightly, but the outcome remains...

November 20, 2015 | comments

Arrests in Murder of Red Bank School Teacher

FREEHOLD – Detectives for the Monmouth Prosecutor’s Office and Neptune City Police have charged three men—already in custody for unrelated charges—in the six-year-old murder of a Red Bank school teacher. Authorities...

November 19, 2015 | comments

Election’s Integrity Upheld, Despite Glitches

Recount in Red Bank Set for Nov. 20 By John Burton Despite assertions to the contrary, Nov. 3’s election and the tabulation of votes have run as expected by and...

November 19, 2015 | comments

Shrewsbury Mayor In Paris During Attacks

Deafening silence in his beloved city By John Burton It was a terrible ending to their French vacation for Mayor Donald Burden and his wife, Mary Lea, one which included...

November 19, 2015 | comments

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