Category: News

Walgreen Application Still on Hold in Red Bank

By John Burton RED BANK – It’s back to the drawing board for the developers proposing to build a Walgreens pharmacy on Broad Street. Faced with the very real prospect...

January 24, 2014 | comments

Red Bank Gains Sweet Reputation

By John Burton RED BANK – In the “sweet spot” that has become the borough’s downtown business district there is a new addition. This one, its owners maintain, has a...

January 24, 2014 | comments

Mark Your Calendar in Green

  Kelly Corcoran, left, and Katie Baldwin from Daly Irish Dance demonstrate Irish step dancing during an event to discuss plans for the March 9 Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade....

January 24, 2014 | comments

Eatery Sates Fair Haven’s Cravins’

By John Burton FAIR HAVEN – Food should be fun. That’s what the owners of the recently opened Cravin Haven are aiming to ensure. “It’s about guilty pleasures,” said Matt...

January 24, 2014 | comments

Red Bank Parking Deck Idea Resurfaces

By John Burton RED BANK – Long-debated and argued – and for some too long neglected – now is the time to restart discussions of building a borough parking garage,...

January 24, 2014 | comments

Razing of Sea Bright Library Brings Controversy

By John Burton SEA BRIGHT – The recent demolition of the Sandy-damaged borough library on Ocean Avenue – even with plans for a new one in the works – has...

January 24, 2014 | comments

Doctors, Nurses Wanted for Uganda Medical Trip

HOLMDEL – Sylvia’s Children, a New Jersey-based nonprofit, is on the hunt for medical practitioners interested in a meaningful “voluntourism” opportunity. The organization is seeking professionals to tend to children in Uganda,...

January 24, 2014 | comments

Doyle Appointed to Library Commission

The Monmouth County Library Commission has welcomed its newest member, Peter T. Doyle of Atlantic Highlands. Doyle, a borough councilman, was sworn in to a five-year term as library commissioner...

January 24, 2014 | comments

Students Teach Others About the Legacy of Dr. King

SHREWSBURY – Three area high school students were recognized as essay winners and for humanitarian efforts at the 25th Annual YMCA Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast. The event,...

January 24, 2014 | comments

Monmouth County Historical Association to Hold 115th Annual Meeting

RUMSON – Monmouth County Historical Association will hold its 115th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the Rumson Country Club, 163 Rumson Road. Members of the association and the...

January 24, 2014 | comments

The Big Dig and the Big Chill

Two River area residents are digging out from more than a foot of snow that won’t disappear anytime soon  because very cold temperatures are expected to continue for the next...

January 22, 2014 | comments

Here We Go Again …Grab Your Shovel and Parka

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the area for Tuesday with possible snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches. The warning will be in effect...

January 20, 2014 | comments

Red Bank Fire Department Mourns Former Chief

RED BANK – Members of the Red Bank Fire Department helped honor 55-year member and former Libery Hose Company Chief John A. Abbatemarco as he was laid to rest on Monday....

January 20, 2014 | comments

Monmouth and Kimball Medical Centers Merging

By John Burton LONG BRANCH – The announcement of a planned merger means Monmouth Medical Center will be getting bigger, and, according to its representatives, better. The medical center is...

January 17, 2014 | comments

Iceboats at the Ready, Ice Needed

By John Burton RED BANK – Winter weather frequently doesn’t cooperate for the members of the North Shrewsbury Ice Boat and Yacht Club. “We’re praying” for cold weather, said Mark...

January 17, 2014 | comments

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