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Turn Down The Music At Night, Says Red Bank

By John Burton RED BANK – The downtown commercial district and other areas of the borough may get a little quieter. The Borough Council at its Aug. 10 meeting voted...

August 19, 2016 | comments

JCP&L Takes Next Step With Line Upgrade Project

By Jay Cook In an anticipated move last week, one of the largest utility companies in New Jersey moved forward in proposing a highly-disputed transmission line project through Monmouth County....

August 19, 2016 | comments

Headed to Brookdale: More NJT Buses, More Often

By Jay Cook LINCROFT – For Brookdale Community College students utilizing public transportation, kiss goodbye the days of painfully long bus trips and struggling to be punctual for that 8...

August 18, 2016 | comments

Local Filmmaker’s Journey from Monmouth Beach to Moscow

By James McConville MONMOUTH BEACH – Filmmaker Dylan Hansen-Fliedner, 24, grew up in a house across the street from the Atlantic Ocean. An upstairs window offered a glimpse of the...

August 17, 2016 | comments

Rock Review: In Good Hands With Scott Elk

Story and Photos by Chris Spiewak Music today is not all about a fancy website, or the perfect recording you made in your basement, or a spiffy photo shoot. It’s...

August 17, 2016 | comments

A Parent’s Dilemma: What to Put in the Lunchbox?

By Rosemary Daniels What do kids consider a healthy meal? “A turkey sandwich with plums – but not together,” says Grace, 8, from Fair Haven. Grace also offered: “My dad...

August 17, 2016 | comments

Got Your Back – To School

By Erin Croddick Avery We have all read the research that when starting a new routine, it takes 21 days to form a new habit. For this back to school...

August 17, 2016 | comments

Sprucing Up the Schools for September

By Rosemary Daniels While students are sunning, sleeping late and finishing last-minute summer reading, schools are tweaking, renovating and prepping to welcome students back for the new school year. Here...

August 17, 2016 | comments

A Bit of Ireland Comes to Red Bank

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – Celtic Thunder is returning to North America for a 75-city tour, and the first stop is at the Count Basie Theatre on Aug....

August 17, 2016 | comments

Seeing the Raritan Bay In a New Way

By Joseph Sapia ALISON M. JONES grew up in Mountainville in Hunterdon County, with Rockaway Creek passing through. “It was cold, wrinkled toes and mossy rocks,” Jones said. The creek...

August 14, 2016 | comments

Mayors and DEP Partner On Navesink Pollution Solution

By John Burton SHREWSBURY – The state Department of Environmental Protection is calling on area mayors and community groups to help stem the tide of contaminates in the Navesink River....

August 14, 2016 | comments

“Disturbing” Drop In Overall Red Bank Property Value

By John Burton  RED BANK – The 2015 revaluation of all borough property has revealed a “disturbing” number, Mayor Pasquale Menna said. Last year’s court-mandated reval, completed last December, has...

August 14, 2016 | comments

Council Moves To Shore Up Historic Wardell House

By John Burton SHREWSBURY – While the Borough Council considers what to do with the historic Wardell House, something has to be done to keep it from deteriorating any further....

August 14, 2016 | comments

Schooner America Recalls Memories Of Its Historic Predecessor

By Art Petrosemolo More than a century and a half ago – exactly 165 years this month – the Schooner America sailed to England as an underdog competitor for the One...

August 14, 2016 | comments

Historic Church Bell Will Ring Again

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – On Sept. 11, the 124-year-old bell at the Sea Bright United Methodist Church will once again ring four times, marking the time one of...

August 14, 2016 | comments

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