Category: News

Brookdale College President Announces Potential Departure

Brookdale College President Maureen Murphy is a finalist for the position of president at Blinn College in Brenham, Texas. In an email to colleagues Friday, Murphy said she sought the...

April 24, 2015 | comments

Trinity Hall Lease Extended Without State Approvals

MIDDLETOWN – The township committee has agreed to allow Trinity Hall girls school to continue using a township-owned site, even though the state has yet to make the final call....

April 24, 2015 | comments

Owner of Fire-Ravaged Mansion Thanks Community

The following statement is from Tom Widener, the owner of the Rumson mansion known as Blithewald, which burned in a fire April 20, just days before it was to open as...

April 24, 2015 | comments

Fire at Blithewald Mansion in Rumson Ruled Accidental

The cause of the fire at Blithewald in Rumson Monday has been ruled accidental, following a joint investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, Monmouth County Fire Marshal and Rumson...

April 23, 2015 | comments

Designer Show House Event Canceled Following Devastating Fire at Blithewald

RUMSON – The show will not go on. Due to extensive fire damage at Blithewald, the location of the fifth bi-annual Stately Homes By the Sea Designer Show House event has...

April 21, 2015 | comments