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2/26 – New County Park in Aberdeen OK’d by Freeholders

At today’s Monmouth County Freeholder meeting, the board passed Resolution No. 2014-0059 to allow the $10.6 million purchase of 87.88 acres of land in Aberdeen to be added to New...

February 26, 2015 | comments

Pedestrian Safety an Issue in Red Bank

RED BANK – It’s an inevitable and persistent conflict: a walking town with heavy pedestrian traffic within a community congested by cars. Red Bank, a cultural and commercial hub, has had...

February 26, 2015 | comments

From the Editor: Why We Sponsor St. Patrick's Day Parade

To Our Readers Did I ever mention my maiden name is Shaughnessy? It’s why St. Patrick’s Day is a Holy Day of Obligation of sorts and one of the many...

February 26, 2015 | comments

Zweben Family Exits But Shadowbrook Endures

By John Burton SHREWSBURY – Nothing is expected to change for the Shadowbrook catering facility under its new ownership, including its name. “The same reason everybody booked this place is...

February 26, 2015 | comments

Rescued Teen Lucky To Be Alive

MIDDLETOWN – The outcome for a 14-year-old township girl who fell into the frigid waters of Sandy Hook Bay could have been decidedly—and tragically—different, warned a member of the township’s Emergency...

February 20, 2015 | comments

From the Editor: In Frigid Monmouth, Pockets of Warmth

To Our Readers The historic recent cold snap gripping the area has been causing inconvenience, broken pipes, dead car batteries and real trouble navigating the simplest of tasks. But there...

February 20, 2015 | comments

Soccer Complex Proposed in Holmdel, But Not All Are Fans

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski      A new outdoor soccer complex is being considered for a large tract of land in Holmdel. The proposal is to create a complex of...

February 20, 2015 | comments

Fort Monmouth Not to Be Ebola Site

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski Fort Monmouth is not envisioned to be a treatment center for Ebola, and no medical treatment for it is contemplated to occur on the premises, Dept....

February 20, 2015 | comments

2015 Philanthropic Events

By Lynne Ward Feb. 15 – Monmouth County SPCA Valentine’s Brunch will be at 11 a.m. at McLoone’s Pier House at Pier Village, Long Branch. More info –> Feb. 21...

February 16, 2015 | comments

Two River People for the Week of February 13

[singlepic id=932 w= h= float=none] Photos from the Monmouth County Historical Association’s Red: A Ladies Valentine Evening; Taste in Red Bank’s 5th Annual Jersey Shore Premiere Events Business Networking Night to...

February 13, 2015 | comments

iCIMS Hosts Job Fair; Plans To Hire 150 Workers

By Christina Johnson MATAWAN – Know someone looking for a job? A fast-growing local technology company is seeking to hire 150 more people in 2015. On Thursday, Feb. 19, privately...

February 12, 2015 | comments

Oceanport Police May Be Evicted

By John Burton OCEANPORT – An apparent dispute between the Borough Council and the authority overseeing Fort Monmouth property redevelopment could leave borough police without a home in the near future,...

February 12, 2015 | comments

Mater Dei Prep Gets 2-Month Reprieve

  By John Burton MIDDLETOWN –Just four days after a startling announcement about the Catholic school closing, the Mater Dei Prep High School community rolled up its sleeves and got...

February 12, 2015 | comments

Governor Taps Hanlon As Monmouth County Clerk

  By John Burton Gov. Chris Christie has selected a long involved Republican activist to be the next county clerk. Now it’s up to the state Senate to offer its...

February 12, 2015 | comments

Rumson Trash Collection To Be Privatized

RUMSON – It won’t be borough-owned trucks or borough employees collecting trash and recyclables possibly as soon as May, but officials said service would remain the same if not improve with...

February 12, 2015 | comments

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