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Rumson Wants 250 Homes Protected

By Madelynne Kislovsky For the first time, Rumson has a catalogue of its most historic homes. Rumson Mayor John Ekdahl and the Borough Council have put together a committee of...

November 13, 2015 | comments

One of Six Brothers Who Served Recalls World War II

By Muriel J. Smith Seventy-five years after World War II, Tony Bucco still remembers. He remembers living in Aberdeen and how he and all six of his brothers rushed out...

November 12, 2015 | comments

Major Safety Improvements in Red Bank

By Marion Lynch There’s progress in the ongoing efforts to improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists in the borough, with stepped-up enforcement of traffic laws and collaboration among, local, county...

November 12, 2015 | comments

Vast Majority Testifying Opposed To LNG Proposal

By Liz Sheehan and John Burton EATONTOWN – The majority of those in attendance at the final two hearings about a controversial deepwater liquid gas (LNG) terminal that would be...

November 12, 2015 | comments

By Last Count Red Bank GOP Ahead By Two

Democrat County Democrat Chair Blames County Bungle and Calls for AG Oversight By Marion Lynch While the two Republican candidates for Borough Council remain ahead, control of Red Bank’s governing...

November 12, 2015 | comments

Piping Rock Looking At New Turf

Some Residents Concerned About Possible Carcinogens By John Burton The issue concerning the borough’s Piping Rock Memorial Park is “its playability,” said Mayor John Ekdahl. “We’re wearing out the grass...

November 12, 2015 | comments

Vets Should be Remembered 365 Days A Year

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen Today is Veterans Day. Always observed on Nov. 11, there are parades and wreath-laying ceremonies to celebrate the men and women of the U.S. Armed...

November 11, 2015 | comments

Public Weighs In on Controversial Off-Shore LNG Facility

By John Burton EATONTOWN – It was down to the wire for the public to weigh in on a proposed liquid natural gas terminal for off the coast of Long...

November 6, 2015 | comments

Final Fate Of Red Bank Residential Project To Be Determined

Project Needs Numerous Variances from Zoning Board By John Burton RED BANK – The borough Zoning Board of Adjustment may cast the deciding vote for a project that could finally...

November 5, 2015 | comments

Unexpected Results in a Historically Low Turnout Year

By John Burton This year’s election wasn’t going to be much, with low voter turnout predicted and safe seats up for Assembly, county seats and locally. But those political prognosticators were...

November 5, 2015 | comments

GOP Takes Red Bank By 4 Votes

By John Burton RED BANK – Monday will tell the tale but for now, the Republicans have secured a majority on the Borough Council by four votes for the first...

November 5, 2015 | comments

Stamina and Spirit Fueled Recovery from Sandy

But many still suffering By Muriel J. Smith and Danielle Schipani Photographs may have told the story three years ago, but stamina, hope, and spirit have painted an entirely new...

November 5, 2015 | comments

Incumbents Ousted in Highlands

By Muriel J. Smith Two newcomers, running independently of each other, shocked the two incumbent council members with their upset victory Tuesday in the nonpartisan election held under the borough’s...

November 5, 2015 | comments

‘Quixotic’ Oceanport Mayoral Attempt Succeeded

Incumbent two-term mayor ousted by write-in candidate By John Burton In the topsy-turvy elections in an off-off year where nobody really expected much in the way of upsets but they...

November 5, 2015 | comments

Local Election Results – Nov. 2015

Updated 3 p.m., Nov. 4– The unofficial poll results for the Two River area. The results are considered unofficial until mail-in ballots and provisional ballots are processed and results certified...

November 3, 2015 | comments

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