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To Honor Stacey Weathers, Friends ‘Pay It Forward’

By Danielle Schipani People are turning tragedy and their personal grief into acts of kindness and generosity, following the tragic death of Stacey Gregerson Weathers, 46, of Tinton Falls, who...

October 15, 2015 | comments

Required Reading Talks Continue

At Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School, Books Criticized and Defended But No One Wants Book Ban By Muriel J. Smith RUMSON – After nearly three hours of comments, conclusions, expressions, and...

October 15, 2015 | comments

Deal Tables Proposed Parking Policy – For Now

By John Burton DEAL — The borough Board of Commissioners isn’t moving forward on its controversial ordinance to drastically limit parking in the area of the borough beaches—for now. As...

October 9, 2015 | comments

Fighting the Heroin Epidemic

By Marion Lynch Lisa and Rick Stavola sat in the comfortable den of their riverfront home in Middletown last Saturday morning. Over the fireplace is a portrait of the eldest...

October 8, 2015 | comments

GOP Challenges Democrats Record at Red Bank Debate

Photo and story by John Burton RED BANK–It was a traditional clash of parties and perspectives as the Democratic candidates went face-to-face with Republican challengers for the 19th annual Candidates...

October 8, 2015 | comments

Deal’s Attempt to Limit Parking

DEAL – Whether the borough Board of Commissioners will vote on a controversial ordinance limiting public parking in the vicinity of the public beach now remains to be seen. But...

October 8, 2015 | comments

New Christ Episcopal Pastor Building a Flock

By Muriel J. Smith MIDDLETOWN – There’s a new spirit of revival, renewal, and excitement at Christ Episcopal Church on Kings Highway. But to its new pastor, the Rev. William...

October 8, 2015 | comments

Raised Houses Deterred Storm Damage

By John Burton “I think we all breathed some sigh of relief when (Hurricane) Joaquin went off to the right,” heading of f into the Atlantic Ocean, Clean Ocean Action...

October 8, 2015 | comments

Jetsun Cries Foul

By John Burton RED BANK – Jetsun Enterprises is pushing back against a borough official and the borough environmental commission about their opposition to their Marine Park proposal and may...

October 8, 2015 | comments

Donald Magee Dies

RED BANK – A memorial service will be held Wednesday for Donald E. Magee, 64, of Tinton Falls, who died Sunday at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank. With his father, Don...

October 7, 2015 | comments

Fire Investigation at St. Mary’s Grammar School

MIDDLETOWN – A fire that began in a large storage room at St. Mary’s Grammar School in the New Monmouth section is under investigation by the Middletown Township Fire Prevention office....

October 7, 2015 | comments

Fromagerie Abruptly Closes

RUMSON – David Burke’s Fromagerie restaurant closed its doors Monday, surprising patrons of the French-inspired landmark on Ridge Road. The iconic high-end restaurant, in business for more than 40 years,...

October 6, 2015 | comments

Dearborn Market Sold to Saker ShopRite Owners

By Christina Johnson HOLMDEL – It’s official. Dearborn Market, the landmark farm market on Route 35 in Holmdel has been purchased by the Saker family, which operates ShopRite stores across...

October 6, 2015 | comments

Farewell to Molly Maguire’s

Update Oct. 7:  Restaurateur Victor Rallo announced Wednesday night the new restaurant where Molly Maguire’s operated will be called Surf BBQ and award-winning pit master Billy Durney will be a consultant. “Everyone...

October 6, 2015 | comments

Falling Tree Kills Driver in Colts Neck

COLTS NECK – A tree fell on a woman driving a Ford Mustang convertible southbound on Route 34 Saturday afternoon, killing her. According to Colts Neck Police Chief Kevin A....

October 4, 2015 | comments

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