Category: News

No Bank For Now

By John Burton FAIR HAVEN – It’s back to the drawing board for M&M Realty Partners, seeking additional time for its proposal to build an Investors Bank branch on River Road....

September 19, 2016 | comments

Rumson Looks To Buy Island Properties In The Navesink

By Joseph Sapia RUMSON – The borough is negotiating to buy two island properties in the Navesink River, which it says it could use to preserve open space, protect the...

September 19, 2016 | comments

Route 35 Village Proposal Postponed

By Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN – The township Planning Board has delayed hearing the Route 35 Village project – a combination of almost 340,000 square feet of commercial space and 350...

September 19, 2016 | comments

Monmouth Beach Takes Action To Lower Flood Insurance Rates

By Liz Sheehan MONMOUTH BEACH – A meeting on the draft Floodplain Management Plan for the borough held Tuesday night at the town’s Cultural Center drew residents who wanted to...

September 19, 2016 | comments

NJ Surfing Trailblazers Set To Reunite

Original Kiernan Surfers Popularized The Sport On The Jersey Shore By Jay Cook The year 1965 changed the way surfing was viewed on the Jersey Shore. Picture the scene: empty...

September 16, 2016 | comments

Middletown Switches To Paid First Aid Services For Daytime Calls

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – A change will be coming to township emergency services, as paid, professional EMS workers begin responding to daytime calls in the coming weeks. Daytime hours...

September 16, 2016 | comments

Who’s Running For School Board In Your Town?

At the Nov. 8 General Election, voters will choose candidates for various offices, including seats on the local and regional Boards of Education. The school board candidates of the Two Rivers...

September 15, 2016 | comments

Turning ‘Beach Sweep’ Trash Into Art

 Sandy Hook to Display Work by Local Environmental Artists   Story and photos by Joseph Sapia SANDY HOOK – Sculptures crafted from trash materials will be featured at Sandy Hook’s...

September 12, 2016 | comments

Pricey EpiPens Put Pressure On Consumers

By John Burton and Joseph Sapia As parents of some students prepare their children for the return to school, they will have to pack what could be a lifesaver for them...

September 12, 2016 | comments

Dorbrook’s Summer Sprayground Reopens To Squeals Of Delight

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia COLTS NECK – It is hard to shut down a good thing. And with only a few weeks left in the bathing season, the...

September 12, 2016 | comments

Lunch Break Invites Donors To Shop With Love

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez RED BANK – Lunch Break’s new campaign, “Shop with LOVE,” brings a cutting edge, whimsical feel to the ever-pressing need to stock the pantry shelves with food...

September 12, 2016 | comments

Holmdel Gives Go-Ahead On Turf Fields

By Jay Cook HOLMDEL – Officials took the next step for installation of new turf fields in town, despite a last-ditch effort by some residents to halt the proposal. On...

September 12, 2016 | comments

Bike Store To Close At Season’s End

By John Burton FAIR HAVEN – It’s been a good life these last 17 years for Bike Haven owner Cliff Wittenberg. But now faced with a prohibitive rent increase and...

September 12, 2016 | comments

Sandy Hook, Through The Eyes Of Photography Students

By Jay Cook SANDY HOOK – Abandoned houses, empty soldier barracks and overgrown nature. These were some of the subjects Montclair University photography students sought out on Sandy Hook during...

September 12, 2016 | comments

Oceanport Looks To Move Forward On New Municipal Complex

By John Burton OCEANPORT – The mayor and Borough Council want the public to weigh in on what appears to be the preferred plan for a future borough hall and...

September 12, 2016 | comments

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