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Resident Thanks American Legion Post 143

To the Editor: Through your newspaper, I would like to thank everyone from American Legion Post 143 in Highlands for the wonderful benefit Fish Fry they held for my benefit last...

March 20, 2015 | comments

Driver Weighs in on Pedestrian Crossings

To the Editor, The pedestrian crossings are not clearly visible to drivers. In England the crossings are very wide and painted in zebra stripes so that the drivers can see...

March 20, 2015 | comments

Reader Reacts to Michael Gooch’s Letter

To the Editor: I have been so pleased with the change in tone that has accompanied the change in ownership of the TRT. The former owner, Michael Gooch, seemed to...

March 20, 2015 | comments

From the Desk of the Editor: After Winter, So Much to Look Forward To

To Our Readers, It really is all about community, and a bit about the weather. So many positive things are happening and the entrée of Spring today is just one...

March 20, 2015 | comments

Oil and Water Do Not Mix?

A federal government plan to allow exploration and possible future oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic Ocean, south of New Jersey, has Garden State environmental groups and some of...

March 20, 2015 | comments

Potholes a Problem

As if the long term bitter temperatures, icy roads and snow weren’t enough, now motorists have to try to avoid traversing into the tire-eating craters known as potholes. And although...

March 20, 2015 | comments

Safety and Fair Play at Issue with Uber Legislation

Technology has outpaced legislation when it comes to companies like Uber but Trenton has taken notice and is acting—whether Uber or its likeminded competition like it or not. Both the...

March 19, 2015 | comments

FEMA Oks $5.75M to Repair Lighthouse, Middletown Bridge

[singlepic id=1012 w= h= float=none] The federal government has approved $5.75 million in funding to repair serious Superstorm Sandy damage to the Bray Avenue Bridge in Middletown and the Romer...

March 16, 2015 | comments

Monmouth County's 1,115 Volunteers Honored

[singlepic id=1010 w= h= float=none] The Monmouth County Park System recently recognized its valued volunteers at the Hominy Hill Golf Course in Colts Neck. The Park’s 1,115 volunteers gave 27,657 hours assisting...

March 16, 2015 | comments

Fire Severely Burns Middletown House Thursday

About 75 firefighters from across Middletown Township rushed to help extinguish a house fire in a neighborhood off King’s Highway Thursday afternoon. Fortunately three occupants evacuated the house safely and...

March 12, 2015 | comments

Mater Dei Boosters Confident

NEW MONMOUTH – With well more than half its goal of $1 million raised to keep Mater Dei Prep open for another year, and another month left to attain the...

March 12, 2015 | comments

Greater Red Bank Safety Examined

RED BANK – Red Bank’s bustling sidewalks and streets are the result of a vibrant cultural and business community and part of a major state highway but there’s a serious...

March 12, 2015 | comments

Crossroads: Results of First Editorial Meeting About Pedestrian Safety in the Gr...

    IN PROGRESS: Mayor Pasquale Menna is asking the Borough Council approve a resolution that would allow the county engineer to study the traffic light at West Front Street and...

March 12, 2015 | comments

Uber Does Not Play By The Rules

It’s a brave new world even when you’re looking for a ride. Since 2010, first in San Francisco, California, and in 2013 in parts of New Jersey, getting home from...

March 12, 2015 | comments

Appreciation for TRT Reporter John Burton

Dear Editor Calendar: I am writing now to compliment your major reporter, John Burton, who almost single-handedly covers the area in front page articles. John has provided many of the...

March 12, 2015 | comments

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