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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

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

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