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Love of Highlands and Flowers Celebrated This Valentine’s Day

By John Burton HIGHLANDS – Valentine’s Day is an important day for many, but most definitely for a florist. This year, it’s more important than ever for Nancy Burton. Burton’s...

February 15, 2013 | comments

LS Scouts Benefit from a ‘Good Turn’

By John Burton   LITTLE SILVER – The Boy Scout motto is to “Do a good turn daily” and scouts in the borough’s Troop 126 recently were on the receiving...

February 15, 2013 | comments

Resignation of Pope Takes Area Faithful by Surprise

By John Burton RED BANK – The decision this week by Pope Benedict XVI to tender his resignation had those exiting St. James Roman Catholic Church on Ash Wednesday reacting...

February 15, 2013 | comments

About Town

HOLMDEL The Rev. Dan Lanahan, O.F.M. will host a three-day mission “Awakening Our Faith in Challenging Times” beginning Monday, March 11, at St. Catharine’s Church, 108 Middletown Road, Holmdel. All...

February 15, 2013 | comments

Center to Offer Help to SB Residents, Businesses

By John Burton   SEA BRIGHT ­– Sea Bright Rising has hit a significant milestone and now is offering even more help from professionals in various fields to those impacted...

February 15, 2013 | comments

Holmdel Church Donates $1,000 to Lunch Break

RED BANK – Lunch Break, which last year provided thousands of meals, groceries and clothing to area residents in need, was the recipient of a $1,000 check from Good Shepherd...

February 15, 2013 | comments

SJV Students Make 26 Acts of Kindness a Priority

HOLMDEL – The Matthew 22 Initiative is a new Saint John Vianney High School program established to encourage students to respect one another. As part of the effort, the group...

February 15, 2013 | comments

Former Poet Laureate Pinsky at Monmouth U. Feb. 15

WEST LONG BRANCH – Robert Pinsky, the accomplished native son of the Jersey Shore, will return to his roots at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, when he appears at Monmouth...

February 15, 2013 | comments

Mary’s Place Reopens, New Partnership Formed

OCEAN GROVE – Mary’s Place by the Sea, the respite home for women with any type of cancer, has reopened after being closed for two months due to Super Storm...

February 15, 2013 | comments

County Fraud Squad to Centralize Sandy Complaints

By John Burton FREEHOLD – Monmouth County has instituted a new task force to help inform people about fraud associated with Super Storm Sandy and so they can easily report...

February 8, 2013 | comments

Seven Bridges Road Repairs to Be Completed in April

By John Burton LITTLE SILVER – Chalk up another problem caused by Super Storm Sandy as area motorists face the longer than anticipated closing of Seven Bridges Road – and...

February 8, 2013 | comments

Bayshore Hospital Gets $5 Million Gift, Largest Ever

HOLMDEL – Bayshore Community Hospital and Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations has received a $5 million charitable contribution from Janice Mitchell Vassar, whose sole desire, in her words, is to “make...

February 8, 2013 | comments

$10,000 Robin Hood Fund Grant Helps Thrift Store Rebuild

LONG BRANCH – Nearly three months after Super Storm Sandy devastated the Family & Children’s Service (FCS) Thrift Boutique is set to reopen Tuesday, Feb. 19, to the public. The...

February 8, 2013 | comments

FEMA Corps Helping Those in Need

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – Among those helping during the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy have been the young members of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s FEMA Corps. While home...

February 8, 2013 | comments

County Inmates Help Sea Bright with Sandy Cleanup

By John Burton SEA BRIGHT – There’s plenty to be done as the borough continues to work its way back after Super Storm Sandy and Mayor Dina Long is glad...

February 8, 2013 | comments

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