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Middletown South Captures First State Girls Basketball Championship

TOMS RIVER – The Middletown South girls basketball team almost blew a big lead in Sunday’s NJSIAA Group III championship game against Old Tappan at Pine Belt Arena, but the...

March 16, 2015 | comments

St. John Vianney Wins Final With Stunning Comeback

TOMS RIVER -St. John Vianney has won 16 NJSIAA Non-Public A girls basketball championships since it first became a state power in the early 1990s, but none could match Saturday’s...

March 15, 2015 | comments

Fire Severely Burns Middletown House Thursday

About 75 firefighters from across Middletown Township rushed to help extinguish a house fire in a neighborhood off King’s Highway Thursday afternoon. Fortunately three occupants evacuated the house safely and...

March 12, 2015 | comments

Mater Dei Boosters Confident

NEW MONMOUTH – With well more than half its goal of $1 million raised to keep Mater Dei Prep open for another year, and another month left to attain the...

March 12, 2015 | comments

Greater Red Bank Safety Examined

RED BANK – Red Bank’s bustling sidewalks and streets are the result of a vibrant cultural and business community and part of a major state highway but there’s a serious...

March 12, 2015 | comments

Crossroads: Results of First Editorial Meeting About Pedestrian Safety in the Gr...

    IN PROGRESS: Mayor Pasquale Menna is asking the Borough Council approve a resolution that would allow the county engineer to study the traffic light at West Front Street and...

March 12, 2015 | comments

Brookdale Students Hold Vigil For Slain Student

[singlepic id=977 w= h= float=none] MIDDLETOWN – Shock and sadness gripped the friends and families of Brookdale student Jeffrey “Jay” Michel over his death as they gathered Tuesday for a...

March 12, 2015 | comments

Uber Does Not Play By The Rules

It’s a brave new world even when you’re looking for a ride. Since 2010, first in San Francisco, California, and in 2013 in parts of New Jersey, getting home from...

March 12, 2015 | comments

Appreciation for TRT Reporter John Burton

Dear Editor Calendar: I am writing now to compliment your major reporter, John Burton, who almost single-handedly covers the area in front page articles. John has provided many of the...

March 12, 2015 | comments

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

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