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Murphy Steps Down Amid Controversy

Former Councilwoman Sharon Lee expected to fill vacancy. By John Burton RED BANK – “It’s time. I’ve had enough,” said veteran Borough Council President Arthur V. Murphy III, who has...

August 13, 2015 | comments

American Littoral Society Vigilant About Environment

By John Burton RED BANK – It’s not your parents’ American Littoral Society. The venerable environmental organization, established in 1961 has in recent years looked to expand its reach and...

August 13, 2015 | comments

Middletown Man Celebrates 105 Years Young!

By Jay Cook William “Austin” Clark, a Middletown resident since 1967, reached a rather remarkable milestone earlier last week, celebrating his 105 birthday on August 5. “There was nothing special,...

August 13, 2015 | comments

Father and Son Practicing Medicine 80 Years

Drs. Swartz believe in the personal approach MIDDLETOWN – The bond between Harry M. Swartz and his son, Stephen J. Swartz, goes beyond just the traditional, familial connections, sharing the...

August 13, 2015 | comments

Monmouth Park Honored on Senate Floor

AMERICAN PHAROAH WASN’T the only winner on Haskell Day. Sens. Joseph Kyrillos, Jennifer Beck and Steven Sweeney presented a special resolution on the Senate floor Thursday praising Dennis Drazin and...

August 13, 2015 | comments

Shore Protection Fund Could Double

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – Twenty-three years after the state Shore Protection Fund was established, prompted by a series of storms that devastated the state’s coastline, legislation has been...

August 13, 2015 | comments

Rescuers Retrieve Swimmer

UPDATE August 11 The swimmer, identified as 18-year old Kevin C. Searfoss of Rockaway, died at Monmouth Medical Center at 11 p.m., according to Sea Bright Patrolman Daniel Chernavsky. Original story:  SEA...

August 10, 2015 | comments

Middletown North Alumni vs Middletown South Alumni

MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP – On Saturday, August 15, graduates of Middletown North and South will meet on the field for a charitable alumni football game. Along with the players and coaches, there will...

August 10, 2015 | comments

Boater’s Body Recovered

MONMOUTH BEACH, August 10 – State Police have identified a boater whose body was recovered about two miles off Monmouth Beach Monday morning. John Forrester, 71, of Trenton was pronounced...

August 10, 2015 | comments

Hubbard’s Bridge To Close For 2 Weeks

The newly reconstructed West Front Street bridge, also known as Hubbard’s Bridge, will be closed to all motor vehicle traffic for two weeks beginning Wednesday, August 12 at 6 a.m. The announcement...

August 7, 2015 | comments

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