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The Celebration Continues with Fireworks Tonight

While the official celebration of the Fourth of July is over, the holiday weekend (week?) continues today with several fireworks shows in the area. Towns where fireworks are scheduled for...

July 5, 2013 | comments

New Pastor Brings Creativity, Love to Little Silver Church

By Torri Singer LITTLE SILVER – Embury United Metho­dist Church welcomes the Rev. Dr. Grace S. Pak as their new pastor. Pak, who was ordained in 1995 and has served...

July 5, 2013 | comments

Silver Figures in Search of a Home

By Torri Singer MIDDLETOWN – It isn’t everywhere that a statue – one that is 9-feet tall – graces the lawn of a dentistry building, but now that artwork is...

July 5, 2013 | comments

Middletown Holds Groundbreaking for Nut Swamp School Fields

MIDDLETOWN – The Middletown Board of Edu­cation and Township Com­mittee gathered last week at Nut Swamp Elementary School to break ground on the first of two new artificial turf fields....

July 5, 2013 | comments

Coalition Trying to Save Historic Fortune House

By John Burton RED BANK – Peter Primavera is quite serious about the efforts being made by him and a coalition to save and preserve the T. Thomas Fortune House....

July 5, 2013 | comments

Mater Dei Prep Graduates 76

  Mater Dei Prep in Middletown graduated 76 seniors on June 4. The commencement took place at Mary Mother of God Church in Middletown. The valedictorian was Taralynn Zecchio and...

July 5, 2013 | comments

Saving the Bluefin Tuna – One Tag at a Time

By John Burton FAIR HAVEN – While John LoGioco has always loved fishing, he also has become equally passionate about conservation of tuna. LoGioco, a borough resident is the founder...

July 5, 2013 | comments

Monmouth County Historical Commission to Recognize Important Buildings

FREEHOLD – The Monmouth County Historical Commission is now accepting nominations for its annual preservation awards program that recognizes the efforts and accomplishments of residents in preserving buildings and other...

July 5, 2013 | comments

New Cantor/Director of Education at Congregation B’nai Israel

Rumson – Congregation B’nai Israel (CBI) has announced that Cantor Dov Goldberg has joined the synagogue as cantor/director of education. Goldberg comes to CBI from Portland, Maine, where he served as...

July 5, 2013 | comments

Kortney Challenge 2-Mile Run/Walk Scheduled for Aug. 11

OCEANPORT – The Kort­ney Rose Foundation (KRF) will hosts its 8th annual Kortney’s Challenge Two Mile Fun Run/ Walk on Sunday, Aug. 11, at Monmouth Park Racetrack. The event will...

July 5, 2013 | comments

Lafitte Foundation Raises $730,000 to Prevent Teen Suicide

COLTS NECK – The Charles Lafitte Foundation (CLF) raised $730,000 during its 10th annual Charity Golf Classic at Due Process Stables here on June 25 for the Society for the...

July 5, 2013 | comments

Fireworks Slated for Tonight in Celebration of Independence Day

Fireworks Slated for Tonight in Celebration of Independence Day Happy July 4th! Today we officially celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the birth of the United States...

July 4, 2013 | comments

7/3 – Meeting About Preserving Red Bank’s Fortune House Slated at 4 p.m. Tod...

By John Burton RED BANK – Members of a coalition working to purchase for preservation the T. Thomas Fortune House, 94 Drs. James Parker Blvd., will be holding a meeting...

July 3, 2013 | comments

Fireworks on Tap Tonight, Other Plans Changed for Celebration in Sea Bright

SEA BRIGHT – Today’s inclement weather has meant the Driftwood beach and cabana club is modifying its plans for what had been scheduled to be a daylong celebration, culminating with...

June 30, 2013 | comments

Kyrillos Recognizes Edgewater Beach Club's Return

  By John Burton SEA BRIGHT — Repaired, restored, renovated and expanded, Edgewater Beach and Cabana Club is back in business after Sandy and receiving state recognition and encouragement. State...

June 28, 2013 | comments

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