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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

Late Night Noise At Issue In Red Bank

By John Burton RED BANK – It’s not just about the noise from neighboring Gotham night club, for Broad Street resident William Doehler, though he alleges that has reached an...

August 14, 2016 | comments

Simon Lake: An Inventor, Not a Destination

By Rick Geffken You won’t find Simon Lake on a Monmouth County map. Mister Simon Lake was the inventor of the submarine. If you’re familiar with his name and fame, you...

August 12, 2016 | comments

No Recent Reports Of Clinging Jellyfish

By Joseph Sapia There have been no reports of clinging jellyfish in the Shrewsbury River or elsewhere in New Jersey since early July, according to officials. The state Department of Environmental...

August 12, 2016 | comments

Kids Learn Tips On Rip Currents, Sharks

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia RUMSON – With swimmer Michael Phelps racking up gold medals for Team USA in the Summer Olympics, it may be interesting to know he...

August 12, 2016 | comments

Highlands Clamfest Offers Food and Fun

By Mary Ann Bourbeau HIGHLANDS – Young and old alike will be happy as clams when they discover all the food, entertainment and other fun events at the 22nd Annual...

August 11, 2016 | comments

Cop Serves As A Liaison To Latino Community

Story and photo by John Burton RED BANK – “It wasn’t easy. We didn’t have much,” said Sgt. Juan Sardo, with the Red Bank Police Department, remembering back when he...

August 8, 2016 | comments

A Clean Slate For Outdated Fort Monmouth Site

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski FORT MONMOUTH – One of Fort Monmouth’s largest structures, the Albert J. Myer Center located on the edge of the Camp Charles Wood Area in Tinton...

August 8, 2016 | comments

Referendum Voters Will Be Asked To OK $5.7M Bond Issue

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – The Borough Council unanimously approved a resolution at its Aug. 2 meeting that set Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., for...

August 8, 2016 | comments

Green Stewardship Award

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – An effort to improve water quality has earned the borough a “Blue Star” certification from a joint program run by Clean...

August 8, 2016 | comments

Working the Dream, Immigrant Business Owners Tell Their Stories

By John Burton RED BANK – The stories of immigrants are our stories whose families had arrived generations ago. Their dreams are our dreams; their hopes for their families are...

August 7, 2016 | comments

Two Turf Fields Envisioned For Cross Farm Park

By Jay Cook HOLMDEL – The idea of building a new sports complex in one of Holmdel’s largest recreational areas was kicked around at a township committee meeting last week....

August 7, 2016 | comments

Wesleyan Café Opens Door To The Silver Set

RED BANK – For the “Greatest Generation,” how about a little yoga, maybe drawing/painting lessons? Did you ever want to learn how calligraphy is done? Or, why not just some relaxation...

August 7, 2016 | comments

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