Category: News

Branchport Avenue Bridge Repairs Extended

LONG BRANCH – Work to rehabilitate the bridge deck on the Branchport Avenue bridge, over Branchport Creek, has been delayed. “Despite the preconstruction testing and evaluation of the bridge, once...

May 24, 2013 | comments

Fair Haven Insurance Firm Grows Again

By John Burton FAIR HAVEN – A long operating independent insurance agency has continued growing with its acquisition of a Somerville agency. Boynton and Boynton, which has its main offices...

May 24, 2013 | comments

Two River Area Commemorates Memorial Day

By John Burton Memorial Day, that unofficial start of the summer season, is about more than picnics, the beach and mall sales, as Two River communities continue the tradition of...

May 23, 2013 | comments

Priest Arrested, Charged with Violating Judicial Order

By John Burton COLTS NECK – Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office investigators have arrested the Roman Catholic priest with a history of child molestation who became a lightening rod for controversy at...

May 21, 2013 | comments

The “F” Words – and Lots of Them!

By Maureen Bay Fashion: Jewelry reflects fashion. Some of us are slaves and some are ignorant or repulsed by that particular “F” word. I’ve seen what was considered to be...

May 17, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘The Great Gatsby’

By Joan Ellis Perhaps it’s time we stop insisting that a movie adaptation be faithful to the book. What’s wrong with directors building wildly different films on the bones of...

May 17, 2013 | comments

Still Time to Pink Your Ride!

By Donna Sellman We’re two weeks into Paint the Town Pink, and the pink hue throughout Mon­mouth and Ocean counties is brighter than ever. A few things are new this...

May 17, 2013 | comments

Serving Others at St. Thomas

By John Burton RED BANK – The Rev. Jacquelyn Rowe, who has recently taken over as rector of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, has spent her life serving others. “My heart...

May 17, 2013 | comments

RBC’s McCarthy Wins Four-Year Scholarship from Catholic U.

Veronica McCarthy’s favorite childhood memories all seem to revolve around community service, and the Red Bank Catholic senior has carried that spirit of serving others to all aspects of her...

May 17, 2013 | comments

A House Raising Experience

By John Burton Homes are literally rising along the Jersey Shore as owners work to restore their houses after the pummeling from Super Storm Sandy. It’s been a busy six...

May 17, 2013 | comments

DOT Investigating Changes to Riverside Avenue Crosswalk

By John Burton RED BANK – Municipal officials and a state legislator are hoping that bringing a long-standing traffic safety issue to the attention of state Department of Transporta­tion (DOT)...

May 17, 2013 | comments

FoodBank Collects More than 10 Tons of Food

The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties has reported its 2013 Monmouth County Food Drive, which included the Monmouth County Library’s Food For Fines program, collected 20,448 pounds of food...

May 17, 2013 | comments

Community Unity and Bike Blessing Festival

The Pilgrim Baptist Church of Red Bank hosted a Community Unity festival on Saturday, May 4, on the church’s Shrewsbury Avenue grounds.The event, which began with a parade from the...

May 17, 2013 | comments

Care to Give Council Gives Back to the Community

RED BANK – The Care to Give Council (formerly the Riverview Medical Center Auxiliary) is a dynamic and welcoming volunteer organization dedicated to working with Riverview Medical Center and Bayshore Com­munity...

May 17, 2013 | comments

A Caring Group

Celebrating Nurse’s Week are intensive care unit nurses from Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank. They also will be recognizing Critical Care Week from May 19-25. Pictured, from left, are:...

May 17, 2013 | comments

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