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Fair Haven Celebrates National Night Out

FAIR HAVEN – Residents, police and emergency responders came out Tuesday night to celebrate National Night Out Against Crime at the Fair Haven Youth Center Families turned out for the event...

August 7, 2013 | comments

Monmouth University Names New Vice President for University Advancement

WEST LONG BRANCH – Monmouth University has announced that Jason Kroll has been named vice president for university advancement. Kroll, whose appointment is effective Aug. 19, brings more than 18...

August 6, 2013 | comments

Fish and Wildlife Division Assisting in Investigation of Dolphin Deaths

TRENTON – The state Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife is monitoring an unusually high number of dolphin deaths that have been reported over the past several...

August 3, 2013 | comments

39th Monmouth County Fair

This year’s edition of the Monmouth County Fair had more than 84,000 attendees over the five-day run that ended on Sunday, July 28. Animals of all shapes and sizes were...

August 2, 2013 | comments

Many Area Businesses are ‘SpotOn’

By Stephanie Manley SpotOn has been spreading in much of Monmouth County. Since March, SpotOn, a national loyalty program, has been bringing area businesses a service that focuses on smarter...

August 2, 2013 | comments

Red Bank Garden Yields Produce, Community Spirit

By John Burton RED BANK – The rocky road to establishing a community garden has yielded a harvest of involvement and cooperation for the gardeners and community. “I think this...

August 2, 2013 | comments

Township Administrator Recognized for Sandy Service

  Anthony P. Mercantante, Middletown township administrator, right, receives a state resolution and local proclamation from State Assemblywoman Amy Handlin and Mayor Gerard P. Scharfenberger. Mercantante was recognized for his...

August 2, 2013 | comments

Working to Help Animals

  Scouts from Daisy Troop 1662 in Fair Haven with members of the Palazzo family of Purr’n Pooch Foundation for Animals after presenting a $325 check to the foundation. The kindergartners...

August 2, 2013 | comments

A Common Chord

Mother and daughter bring children’s song to life after 70 years   By Torri Singer LEONARDO – Seventy years after she first wrote the song, “Wood­land Party,” May Becker and...

August 2, 2013 | comments

Sandy Hook Riding Herd with Goats

By John Burton SANDY HOOK – No kidding. They really are using goats to remove unwanted poison ivy and brush at Fort Hancock. Goat herder Larry Cihanek has been employing...

August 2, 2013 | comments

Count Basie Theatre Recipient of Two Grants

RED BANK – The Count Basie Theatre recently received $15,000 from the OceanFirst Foundation that completes a two-year grant cycle for arts and cultural institutions. The grant will be used...

August 2, 2013 | comments

About Town

EATONTOWN The Transition Monmouth reskilling series continues Sunday, Aug. 4, with a free composting demonstration by Debbie Lee of Green Quest. Composting is a key part of building sustainable, resilient...

August 2, 2013 | comments

United Way Holding Annual ‘Stuff the Bus’ Drive for School Supplies

United Way of Monmouth County’s annual Stuff the Bus school-supply drive will be held at five locations during the month of August to meet the growing demand for school supplies...

August 2, 2013 | comments

Doctor from Fair Haven Gets 57 Months in Federal Prison

TRENTON – A doctor who admitted writing illegal prescriptions for oxycodone was sentenced Monday, July 29, to 57 months in prison for participating in a conspiracy to distribute the medication...

August 2, 2013 | comments

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