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From the Desk of the Editor: Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety Initiative

A weekly paper’s role is clear. It must be a part of its community. Not just a reflection of it, but right into its roots. You may not be able...

March 12, 2015 | comments

Town Journal: FilmOneFest, Bonsai Care, Irish Parades

MARCH 7 The Center for the Arts at Monmouth University will present “Girls Night: The Musical,” a “jukebox musical” at 8 p.m., at the Pollak Theatre. Tickets can be reserved...

March 11, 2015 | comments

Former TRT Owner Weighs in About Obama

Obama says Netanyahu speech had “nothing new” and Obama says he didn’t have a chance to watch Netanyahu speech. And Yet Obama somehow finds time to golf more than any...

March 11, 2015 | comments

RCDS Hoops for Horizons Benefit a Success

RUMSON – The annual Albert E. Martin Jr. Hoops For Horizons Basketball Tournament concluded another successful event Saturday at Rumson Country Day School. The tournament’s purpose is to raise money...

March 9, 2015 | comments

180 Turning Lives Around to Build Domestic Violence Shelter

180 Turning Lives Around, Inc. a private non-profit organization dedicated to ending domestic and sexual violence in Monmouth County, marked a milestone by holding a ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday to announce...

March 6, 2015 | comments

Looking Down The Barrel

HIGHLANDS – A piece of the Battleship New Jersey, BB62, is coming to Highlands, thanks to Gail Hunton and the Monmouth County Park System. One of the original 16” Navy...

March 6, 2015 | comments

Deputy Mayor Finally Wins Chili Cook-Off

COLTS NECK – When you entered Huddy’s Inn on Sunday afternoon, there was no question what day it was. With the aroma of cooking beans, beef, even venison and other meats,...

March 6, 2015 | comments

Port Authority Reneges But Park Going Forward

Monmouth County has acquired an additional nearly 90-acre land parcel for a county park—no thanks to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, according to those working on...

March 6, 2015 | comments

Marina Expansion Delayed But Predict Spring Opening

OCEANPORT – The long awaited rebirth of the former Fort Monmouth Marina on Riverside Avenue has hit a snag over red tape, official ownership, and an expansion that includes a restaurant...

March 6, 2015 | comments

Student Tweeting Scandal Part of a Broader Problem

MIDDLETOWN – While it may not necessarily be a sign of the times, recent events involving a Brookdale Community College student and his tweets shines on a phenomena that is...

March 6, 2015 | comments

From the Desk of the Editor: Outdoor Sports Opportunities Abound

To Our Readers, The majesty of the grandes dames of ice boating graced the Navesink River this week and the stunning Jack Frost, invited to compete by the North Shrewsbury...

March 6, 2015 | comments

PHOTOS: Car Crashes Through Cluck-U Chicken in Red Bank

RED BANK – A 71-year-old Holmdel woman drove her car through the window of Cluck-U eatery earlier on Tuesday, causing extensive damage to the location and minor injuries to some...

March 3, 2015 | comments

The Flaky Tart Bakery Finalist for James Beard Award

By Muriel J. Smith ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The Flaky Tart, the little bakery at 145 First Ave., and its owner, Marie Jackson, has been nominated for the fourth time and...

February 27, 2015 | comments

Sickles Hosts Annual Artists Weekend

LITTLE SILVER – Sickles Market’s greenhouse is featuring its Annual Artists’ Weekend this weekend 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 and Sunday, March 1. Each day approximately a...

February 27, 2015 | comments

Middletown Man Gets 30 Years for Frying Pan Murder

FREEHOLD – A Middletown man convicted late last year of killing his wife in their family home was sentenced on Thursday to a 30-year state prison sentence without parole. Patrick...

February 27, 2015 | comments

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