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Plans Withdrawn for Lifestyle and Bowling Centers At Fort

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | FORT MONMOUTH – Retail volatility played a role in a developer withdrawing from a “centerpiece” project of Fort Monmouth’s redevelopment. But the Fort Monmouth Economic...

March 7, 2018 | comments

It’s Not ‘What’ Makes You Happy – It’s ‘Who&...

By Dan Tomasulo, Ph.D. So, other than positive attitude and resilience, what else makes us happy? The surprising answer isn’t actually what, but who. Most people say they want to...

March 6, 2018 | comments

Holmdel Rec Survey Results Highlight Residents’ Wishes

  By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – Holmdel residents find time to visit recreation areas every week. They like hiking and walking trails. And on their wish list? More adult...

March 6, 2018 | comments

Librarians Wanted: County Hiring More Staff

By Chris Rotolo | The Monmouth County Library system is planning to hire about a dozen people to fill librarian and librarian assistant positions in 2018 following a bond referendum...

March 6, 2018 | comments

Tribute To Overlooked Red Bank Legend Opens This Fall

By Chris Rotolo | RED BANK – Near the edge of town sits a pile of bricks that are coated in 150 years of dirt, grime and the sands of...

March 6, 2018 | comments

Beleaguered Board Member Describes Public Pressure

By Chris Rotolo | OCEANPORT – Board member Meghan Walker was moved to tears at the most recent Oceanport Board of Education meeting. Her emotional display was not due to...

March 5, 2018 | comments

Oceanport Shelves Ex-Commvault Site For Its New School

  Disheartened members of the Oceanport Board of Education announce that they have removed the Crescent Place property from consideration for a new district school on Feb. 21. Photo by...

March 5, 2018 | comments

Step Lively at St. Patrick’s Day Parades and Celebrations

MARCH 4 The 2018 Belmar Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade, one of the largest on the Jersey Shore, starts at 12:30 p.m., rain or shine. This year’s Grand Marshal...

March 4, 2018 | comments

Big Brothers Big Sisters Altering Perspectives and Saving Lives

By Chris Rotolo | A life can change for the better simply with a shift in perspective. Such was the case for Chris McNamara, who was faced with the fight...

February 27, 2018 | comments

Middletown Takes A Position on Cannabis

  By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – With Gov. Phil Murphy on a mission to legalize marijuana within 100 days of entering office, some towns across the state are reacting...

February 27, 2018 | comments

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