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Beach, Boat Barbecue Basics

By Karen J. Irvine Why does it seem like it has been such a long time for summer to arrive? I’m not sure exactly why, but all of my friends...

June 28, 2013 | comments

Fewer Swim Teams This Summer Due to Sandy

By John Burton SEA BRIGHT – Another effect from Sandy will be fewer meets and fewer swim teams for the area beach clubs this summer. Long a tradition for the...

June 28, 2013 | comments

Municipal Administrators Honored for Work

TRENTON – Eleven members of the New Jersey Municipal Management Associ­ation were among 34 borough, city, and township administrators from Monmouth County recognized in a joint resolution by the New...

June 28, 2013 | comments

Summer Rain Sets Up a Long Mosquito Season

FREEHOLD – Summer has only just officially begun, but already we have seen weeks of heat and record breaking rain storms – perfect conditions for mosquitoes. “We’ve had an abundance...

June 28, 2013 | comments

Oceanport Library Reopens July 1

OCEANPORT – The Oceanport branch of the Mon­mouth County Library will reopen on Monday, July 1, eight months after sustaining extensive flood damage during Super Storm Sandy. “The Monmouth County...

June 28, 2013 | comments

Author to Speak About Her Experiences as a Widow

By Stephanie Manley FAIR HAVEN – Becky Aikman, a former reporter for Newsday, experienced a tragedy no wife should ever have to endure – the loss of her husband. Aikman,...

June 28, 2013 | comments

BREAKING NEWS Power Restored to Almost All Red Bank Customers

By John Burton RED BANK —Only four Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) customers remained without electrical power by late Wednesday afternoon following an outage that occurred earlier this morning....

June 26, 2013 | comments

Authorities Investigating Death of Middletown Man from Gunshot Wound

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – Township police and Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office investigators are probing the death last week of a Leonardo man who died from an apparent gunshot wound....

June 24, 2013 | comments

The Late James Gandolfini During a Two River Area Visit

James Gandolfini, center, who died of a heart attack on June 19, during a vacation in Rome, is shown playing Tony Soprano during shooting of an episode of The Sopranos...

June 23, 2013 | comments

Tea for More than Two

Students from Saint James School in Red Bank recently hosted their first mother-daughter tea at McLoones’s Pier House in Long Branch. A group of 150 mothers and daughters enjoyed an...

June 21, 2013 | comments

Rumson Seniors Install Officers

  The Rumson Senior Citizens held its Spring Luncheon and Installation Friday, June 14, at the Oyster Point Hotel in Red Bank. Those inducted as officers were, from left; Joan...

June 21, 2013 | comments

It’s a ‘Golden’ Year for Monmouth Museum

By John Burton   MIDDLETOWN – Nestled on Brookdale Community College’s Lincroft campus, volunteers, a handful of paid employees and its ever-loyal collection of “friends” – diligently and quietly –...

June 21, 2013 | comments

Little Library a Big Plus for Highlands Readers

By John Burton   HIGHLANDS – Books and reading are important to Christine Mihok. When Super Storm Sandy blasted through Highlands last October, severely damaging the borough’s small, modest library...

June 21, 2013 | comments

Scavone Named New RiverCenter Executive Director

RED BANK – The board of the Red Bank RiverCenter didn’t have to go far to find its new executive director. James Scavone, an 11-year borough resident and the organization’s director...

June 21, 2013 | comments

Concerts, Fairs and Fireworks set for July 4th Celebration

By John Burton Fourth of July celebrations are not just limited to one day in the Two River area. In Atlantic Highlands the volunteer fire department will be conducting its...

June 21, 2013 | comments

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