Category: News

Swastika-Painted Stone Found in Highlands Public Park

By John Burton | HIGHLANDS – Swastikas and white supremacist rhetoric are not limited to recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, with one appearing in the borough over the weekend. An...

August 17, 2017 | comments

Ex-Shore Regional Admin Sentenced to Probation

By John Burton | FREEHOLD — A former business administrator for Shore Regional High School has been sentenced to one year of probation. Dennis Kotch, 41, Wall, received the probation sentence when...

August 17, 2017 | comments

Fort Facilities Director Retires

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | FORT MONMOUTH – Richard “Rick” Harrison, an Oceanport man who has played an important role in the revitalization of Fort Monmouth following its closure in...

August 16, 2017 | comments

Ocean Avenue Speed Limit Under Evaluation

By John Burton | MONMOUTH BEACH —Borough police are giving a hard look at pedestrian and motorist safety and getting some input from state transportation professionals. One part of the...

August 15, 2017 | comments

New Cell Tower Unlikely To Move, Special Counsel Says

By Jenna O’Donnell | LITTLE SILVER — Verizon does not plan to move a contested cell tower from behind borough hall – but a special counsel retained by the borough...

August 15, 2017 | comments

Holmdel Park to Expand With New Land Donation

By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – One of Monmouth County’s most lush, beautiful and expansive parks is about to grow even larger. Thanks to a gift by a landowner, about...

August 15, 2017 | comments

Back to School 2017: Preparing Kids

Snack tips, fashion trends and thoughtful advice on getting kids and teens ready for the return to the classroom.

August 14, 2017 | comments

Seastreak to Debut 600-Passenger Ferry

By John Burton | HIGHLANDS — Seastreak commuter ferry is planning to introduce a larger vessel, capable of holding additional riders, for its Highlands route. But that raises some questions for...

August 14, 2017 | comments

Back to School With Fun Trends

By Emma Wulfhorst | Send your kids back to school this season ready to conquer the classroom and look good while doing it. We’ve compiled a list of the best...

August 13, 2017 | comments

Sailboats vs. Cars: Frequency of Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge Openings Under Review

By John Burton | RUMSON — The U.S. Coast Guard is considering changes to the Rumson-Sea Bright bridge openings that may help improve traffic—but don’t expect any change for the...

August 13, 2017 | comments

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