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$40 Million Multiuse Project Brings Hope to Highlands

By Muriel Smith Back in the 1930s and 40s, the little bungalows on Locust Street in Highlands opened out to the wide open beaches along the Shrewsbury River, and kids...

February 7, 2015 | comments

Fundraising Efforts Under Way for Monmouth Beach Former CEO

By John Burton MONMOUTH BEACH – Despite everything he’s gone through, Jim Fuller is grateful. “I’m grateful I’m alive; I’m grateful for having a close family” who have provided him with...

February 6, 2015 | comments

From The Editor: Why Were There No Warnings of Mater Dei Prep Closure?

February 6, 2015 To Our Readers, The sudden and shocking closing of Mater Dei Prep in Middletown will leave a deep hole in the Monmouth County community. It was a...

February 6, 2015 | comments

Pastor Stuns Community with Mater Dei Prep Closure

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – A startling announcement this week is marking the end of an era, as Mater Dei Prep High School announced its plans to shutter its doors in...

February 5, 2015 | comments

Mater Dei Prep To Close In June

In a surprise announcement Tuesday, Mater Dei Prep announced that it will close in June — on its fiftieth anniversary. In a letter posted on the school website Tuesday, Pastor Jeff...

February 3, 2015 | comments

Is Mt. Mitchill Really The Highest Peak?

  By MURIEL J. SMITH With no offense to our friends from the Pine Tree State, it’s really about time they put that old argument about the highest land along...

February 3, 2015 | comments

Monmouth Beach Blaze

Firefighters from as far away as Neptune assisted the Monmouth Beach fire department in getting a fire under control and rescuing resident Jim Fuller early Wednesday morning, Jan. 21. According to...

February 3, 2015 | comments

Storm Results in Boom or Bust for Business

By Christina Johnson The hyped-up anticipation of Tuesday’s blizzard may have brought an avalanche of shoppers to supermarkets, liquor stores, but other Red Bank-area merchants were forced to freeze operations...

February 3, 2015 | comments

The Blizzard That Fizzled

By John Burton The snowstorm that threatened to be a “historic blizzard” didn’t pack the kind of wallop that was initially feared but that was all right with many who...

February 3, 2015 | comments

Photos: After the Snowfall, Two Rivers Digs Out

Though the blizzard did not turn out to be as bad as expected, there was still plenty of snow for Two Rivers residents to play in, and shovel, on Jan....

January 27, 2015 | comments

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