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Oceanport Man Charged In NYC Murder Mystery

By John Burton OCEANPORT – The son of a former mayor was the latest person arrested in connection with a body of a murdered man found in a makeshift grave...

December 19, 2016 | comments

Voters Reject $28.1 Million School Spending Plan

By John Burton SHREWSBURY – Borough voters sent a strong message of “no” to the Board of Education with the outcome of this week’s school referendum. Borough residents defeated the four-part...

December 19, 2016 | comments

Hotel Proposal Faces Pushback

By John Burton RED BANK – When the borough Planning Board reconvenes next Monday to again consider the Hampton Inn proposal, there will be a familiar face in the audience,...

December 19, 2016 | comments

Highlands Set To Demolish ‘Shorehenge’ In Days

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia HIGHLANDS – After more than a year of controversy, the Super Storm Sandy memorial – dubbed “Shorehenge” – is expected to be demolished within...

December 19, 2016 | comments

NJ Press Association: Stop Vengeful Christie From Hurting Local Press

By George White Chris Christie and the state legislature have formed an unholy alliance to punish newspapers, and it’s the public and the public purse that will also be the...

December 18, 2016 | comments

Traffic Fix Coming At Memorial Sloan Kettering Entrance

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – With the opening of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s new facility scheduled shortly, a potential traffic glitch appears to be getting fixed. The cancer treatment facility, located at...

December 16, 2016 | comments

Revitalizing Route 36: Middletown Invites New Ideas

By Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN – The township’s section of the Route 36 corridor has “unique challenges,” says Township Administrator Anthony P. Mercantante. Small lots, shuttered businesses and a stretch of...

December 15, 2016 | comments

Middletown North Lions Fall Just Short of Storybook Season

By Jay Cook It was so close to being a year for the history books for Middletown North football. In a season where the Lions again progressed leaps and bounds,...

December 15, 2016 | comments

Marine Sanctuary Proposal Quietly Recedes

Story and photo by Joseph Sapia A proposal asking the federal government to declare Sandy Hook Bay and part of its watershed a national marine sanctuary is no longer active....

December 14, 2016 | comments

Tommy’s Plan for Expansion, Outdoor Games Is Challenged

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT-Who knew that bocce and cornhole could generate so much controversy? Residents of the Nautilus Condominiums in the borough did, and are continuing to fight the...

December 13, 2016 | comments

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