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Assemblyman Advocates For Shared Policing

By John Burton| Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon believes real and substantial tax savings can be had by municipalities simply abandoning the old model of policing in favor of a shared services style....

January 31, 2017 | comments

Inspired by Political Events, A Show Of Unity In Red Bank

By John Burton| RED BANK – It wasn’t just women who came to a rally at Riverside Gardens Park last Saturday. “More than 50 percent of our population is women,”...

January 31, 2017 | comments

What It Was Like To March In Washington, DC

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez | On Saturday I joined four friends from my Middletown-based book group – as well as 1 million others – to attend the Women’s March on Washington. We...

January 30, 2017 | comments

Turf Field Discussion Shifts To School Property Site

Story and photos by Jay Cook HOLMDEL – After deciding to put a turf field project up for a referendum vote last month, the governing body is looking to pull...

January 30, 2017 | comments

A Deep Dive Into The Navesink River

Story and photo by Rick Geffken LINCROFT – Rik van Hemmen loves the Navesink River area. Not only for its abundant scenic beauty and recreational opportunities, but also because its...

January 30, 2017 | comments

New Plans for An Old Church in Holmdel

Story and photos by Rick Geffken HOLMDEL – Old St. Catharine’s Church at 84 Stillwell Road, built in 1879, is going to get some TLC. On Wednesday, Feb. 15, the...

January 30, 2017 | comments

Reminders Appear Of Sandy’s Storm Surge

Story and photo by Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – Signs are popping up around the borough showing just how high the water rose during unforgettable Super Storm Sandy on Oct....

January 30, 2017 | comments

Mentoring One Child at a Time, Over Time

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez When high school senior D.J. accepts his diploma at Long Branch High School graduation this June, his family will be proudly watching. So too will be...

January 27, 2017 | comments

Effort To Bring Back ‘Friendship Forces’

By John Burton RED BANK – With relationships strained between police and communities of color throughout areas of America, here in Red Bank, county and local law enforcement, clergy, elected...

January 26, 2017 | comments

Guadagno Announces Run for Governor

By John Burton KEANSBURG – Could Monmouth County shape up to be the epicenter for the 2017 New Jersey gubernatorial race? It could, given this week’s announcement by Lt. Gov....

January 25, 2017 | comments

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