Category: News

Area Schools Revisit Emergency Plans After Conn. Tragedy

By John Burton It’s an anxious time for parents and educators, as they take stock of security at their schools and talk to children following the tragic shooting at a...

December 28, 2012 | comments

Ama Ristorante First Business to Reopen in Sea Bright

SEA BRIGHT – Ama Ristorante at Driftwood, the newly renovated restaurant on the Sea Bright oceanfront, has reopened. The restaurant was able to open its doors on Friday, Nov. 30,...

December 14, 2012 | comments

About Town

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS Auditions will be held for the Fifth Annual Sounds of the Highlands, Jr. on Saturday, Jan. 12. Singers, dancers, poets and instrumentals between the ages of 5 and...

December 14, 2012 | comments

RBR Community Struggles with Loss

By John Burton   Red Bank Regional High School is a community in pain, as its members struggle to come to terms with the sudden loss of a well-loved student....

December 14, 2012 | comments

FH Boy Learns to Help Others

By John Burton   FAIR HAVEN – We can all make a difference, at any age. We hear that time and again, but if you have any doubt just ask...

December 14, 2012 | comments

Gov. Nominates Bauman to State Supreme Court

By John Burton   HOLMDEL – The name of a Monmouth County Superior Court judge is one of two being proposed by Gov. Chris Christie to serve on the state’s...

December 14, 2012 | comments

A 60-Year Red Bank Institution to Close its Doors

By John Burton   RED BANK – Michael Yura’s memories of his parents’ business fill his entire life. Even as a very young child, Yura, now 40, remembers the time...

December 14, 2012 | comments

Two River Gardeners Help Decorate Drumthwacket

By Michele J. Kuhn FAIR HAVEN – What began  as a “three-ring circus” for Judy McMaster ended  more than six hours later as a graceful, elegant showplace filled with holiday...

December 14, 2012 | comments

Ranney School Benefit Nets $10,000 for Holiday Express

TINTON FALLS – In what has become a time-honored winter tradition at Ranney School, the community again teamed up with the nonprofit Holiday Express during its fourth annual concert on...

December 14, 2012 | comments

Seeking Help Post-Sandy is an ‘Opportunity to Build Strength’

 By Wendy DePedro   Emotional health resources are readily available in Monmouth County   Recent weeks have highlighted the strength and resiliency of thousands of Monmouth County residents as they...

December 14, 2012 | comments

The Card is in the Mail

By Kathy Miele I was hunched over the coffee table with my address book in front of me, frantically scribbling names and addresses on envelopes, when Steven walked into the...

December 14, 2012 | comments

RBR’s Rosen Selected to the All-Eastern Honors Band

LITTLE SILVER – Red Bank Regional (RBR) junior Matthew Rosen of Little Silver has achieved a notable accomplishment in his musical career with his selection to the exclusive All-Eastern Honors...

December 14, 2012 | comments

Cold, Snow Mean Fun Activities in the County Park System

LINCROFT – Winter fun heats up when the temperature drops and snow flies in the Monmouth County Park System. Whether you’re looking to fly down the sledding hill, strap on...

December 14, 2012 | comments

Holiday Events for Dec. 14-20

The Two River area has an array of concerts, shows, bazaars and other fun events for the holiday season. Here is a selection of events in the area this week:...

December 14, 2012 | comments

The Joy of the Season Exemplified by Holiday Express

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez LINCROFT – Special is a word that seems to apply every holiday season to a dedicated group of volunteers and musicians known as Holiday Express. The...

December 14, 2012 | comments

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