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Parade of Lights

On Saturday, June 13, the Navesink and Shrewsbury Rivers hosted Monmouth County’s first parade of lights, a festive procession of boats dressed up in multicolored, bright lights. Families spent the...

June 19, 2015 | comments

Rumson Prepares To Remove Trees Along Some Streets

RUMSON – Red Xs have been spray-painted on dozens of street trees along Center and Washington Streets, marking them for removal as the borough’s $1.3 million road improvement project gets...

June 12, 2015 | comments

Coming Soon to the Old Post Office: Pizza

SEA BRIGHT – Tommy Bonfiglio is passionate about pizza. And the kind of pizza he cares about is cooked in a coal fired oven, the kind he will soon install...

June 12, 2015 | comments

Students Create Cartoon Characters to Raise Awareness of Gender Stereotypes

Fair Haven – Students in grades 1 – 5 from across Monmouth County were invited to submit their original drawings and stories into the “If You Can See It, You...

June 12, 2015 | comments

High School Girl Collects 300 Dresses For 8th Graders in Need

With the increasing number of formal events for eighth graders and the growing price and extravagance of the dresses that girls wear, it can get overwhelming for a family to buy...

June 12, 2015 | comments

Friels Win Their Second Full Moon Regatta

Bernard Friel, Rumson, sailing with wife Andreé won four of five races to capture their second Flying Scot Full Moon Regatta June 6 at the Monmouth Boat Club. The Friels,...

June 12, 2015 | comments

Schultz’ MS Fundraiser at Count Basie Saturday

It didn’t seem like much at first – a little numbness in his foot. But in looking back, it marked a turning point in Steven Schultz’s life. Now, as he...

June 12, 2015 | comments

Fitness in the Park Returns for the Summer

RED BANK – “Take a nice deep breath; and inhale … and exhale.” A few weeks ago, the Community YMCA held its free summer fitness class in Riverside Gardens Park....

June 12, 2015 | comments

With Summer Volunteer Spots Filled, SPUR Taking Names For The Fall

LINCROFT, New Jersey – After a long career as an Internal Revenue Service agent, Les Neiman, 62, of Belford, decided it was time for something different. “I retired and was...

June 11, 2015 | comments

Little Silver Seeks To Replace Cellphone Tower

The Borough Council will be asking wireless providers, “Can you hear me now?” as it looks to partner for a new communications tower that would also provide additional cell service....

June 11, 2015 | comments

Monmouth Boat Club Favors Plan To Refurbish Clay Courts

RED BANK – The Monmouth Boat Club, which has occupied the same site on the Navesink River for 140 years, is standing behind a proposal to renovate the damaged clay...

June 11, 2015 | comments

Fate of Marine Park Aired

RED BANK – The public was given its turn to ask questions about the fate of the site of the now unusable clay tennis courts on Union Street next to...

June 7, 2015 | comments

Ed Asner Narrates Twin Lights Documentary

Highlands– The Twin Lights Historical Society, the friends group associated with the lighthouse, is putting the finishing touches on two long-term projects: a video documentary entitled “You Heard It Here...

June 7, 2015 | comments

Not A Surprise: American Pharoah Wins Belmont and Triple Crown

By Art Petrosemolo | I have been a thoroughbred race fan for what seems forever. My dad took me to Lincoln Downs and Narragansett in Rhode Island in the 1950s,...

June 7, 2015 | comments

Bell Works in Holmdel Has First Occupant: A Tech Company

HOLMDEL – A technology company with a history of working with the military, including Fort Monmouth, will be the first to occupy space at the former Bell Labs complex, now...

June 5, 2015 | comments

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