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‘Sea Bright Rising’ Disbands

By John Burton SEA BRIGHT – Nearly four years after it started first as a way to help those helping Sea Bright in the days after Super Storm Sandy and...

September 4, 2016 | comments

Route 35 Development Proposal Hearings Resume

By Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN – The Route 35 Village proposal resumes before the township Planning Board on Wednesday, but only the commercial aspect is expected to be on the agenda....

September 4, 2016 | comments

Planting Oyster Castles In the Bay

Ecologists Hope To Bring Back Reefs Story and photos by Joseph Sapia N.W.S. EARLE – A short way out on the 2.9-mile pier of Naval Weapons Station Earle were several...

August 30, 2016 | comments

Fair Haven Serves Up Tennis Court Improvement Plan

By John Burton FAIR HAVEN – The public tennis courts at Fair Haven Fields on Ridge Road will get a sorely needed facelift, under a plan proposed at the Borough...

August 29, 2016 | comments

Volunteers Help Red Bank Students And Schools Prep For September

Story and photos by John Burton RED BANK – It was a sunny summer Saturday in late August. A good day for a little community service. And that was what...

August 29, 2016 | comments

Encore For Fort Dance Hall

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski OCEANPORT – The sounds of revelry will fill the rafters once more at Fort Monmouth’s former Dance Hall after an extensive renovation and reincarnation by its new...

August 28, 2016 | comments

A Rare Raven Took Summer Vacation In Atlantic Highlands

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The regulars that meet most early afternoons at the Municipal Harbor have not seen their friend in about two weeks. They...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Laborers’ Union Rallies For Transportation Trust Fund

Story and photo by Jay Cook RED BANK – In a showing of both solidarity and disappointment, unemployed workers suffering from a halt in construction throughout the state took peaceful...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Residents Pack Meeting To Hear Bonding Plan

Story and photo by Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – In a nearly four hour long public meeting Tuesday night, residents questioned borough officials about the three bond issues that will...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Tension Surfacing In Parking Garage Talks

By John Burton RED BANK – Mayor Pasquale Menna said he’s had enough with the organization overseeing the borough’s business district, over discussions of the long-debated parking garage. But the...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Possible Legal Battle On Horizon Against JCP&L Project

By Jay Cook The Mayors of five municipalities directly affected by a powerline upgrade by Jersey Central Power and Light in Monmouth County are in the early stages of weighing legal...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Power Line Project Sheds “Light” on the State’s Skim

The recent filing of the proposed JCP&L Monmouth County Reliability Project should serve as a wake-up call to all taxpayers in the state of New Jersey. The proposed 10-mile project...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Veterans Community “Soldier On” Coming To Tinton Falls

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski TINTON FALLS – A veterans community, including housing for homeless vets, was a primary goal for the redevelopment of Fort Monmouth after its closure by the...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Red Bank, Holmdel Challenge Hospitals’ Tax-Exempt Status

By John Burton Following in the footsteps set by a Morristown court case last year, both Holmdel and Red Bank are taking steps to challenge their hospitals’ existing tax-exempt status. Red...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Gilda Rogers: Changing What Needs to be Changed

By John Burton Gilda Rogers sees many roles for herself: artist, journalist, playwright and author, educator and entrepreneur. But there is one role, one hat she wears, that the work...

August 26, 2016 | comments

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