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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

Sewage Pumpout Boat Cleans The Bay For Free

Story and photo by Joseph Sapia There is a health risk and environmental risk to discharging sewage and other wastewater in Raritan Bay. But most people do not know that recreational...

August 7, 2016 | comments

Red Bank School Board President Stepping Down

By John Burton RED BANK – There will be another seat to fill among the nine-member borough Board of Education, in addition to those up for this November’s election. Current...

August 7, 2016 | comments

The County Library Is In Your Hands

By Joseph Sapia Even when traveling out of state, Rita Bender has been in touch with the Monmouth County Library – through an application on her mobile telephone. “It’s convenient...

August 7, 2016 | comments

Soccer Academy Facility Coming to Tinton Falls

By Kyle DePontes TINTON FALLS – A new era is set to begin in New Jersey Youth Soccer. The New Jersey Cedar Stars Academy  has broken ground on a new,...

August 3, 2016 | comments

Teachers With Interesting Summer Jobs

By Emma Wulfhorst STUDENTS DREAM OF summer vacation – the end of early mornings, tedious classes and homework – and they know exactly what they will be doing for the...

August 1, 2016 | comments

Henry Hudson Trail Segment Contractor Announced

By Joseph Sapia AN OCEAN COUNTY company has won a contract to restore an Atlantic Highlands section of the Henry Hudson Trail destroyed in 2012’s Super Storm Sandy. The Monmouth...

August 1, 2016 | comments

Lawsuit Claims Borough Worker Wrongfully Fired

By John Burton RED BANK – A former borough Public Works Utility employee who has been unsuccessful in getting borough officials to reverse his termination, has taken what he said...

August 1, 2016 | comments

A Wind Energy Area Off The Jersey Shore Coast?

By Joseph Sapia A comment period on the sale of leasing rights for a 127-square-mile wedge of the Atlantic Ocean east of Sandy Hook for windmill-generated electricity ends in early August....

August 1, 2016 | comments

County To Reopen Route 537 Through Fort Monmouth

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski FORT MONMOUTH – While plans are now in the works to reopen the portion of County Route 537 through Fort Monmouth known as the Avenue of...

August 1, 2016 | comments

Two Luxury Cars Stolen In One Night

RUMSON – Police are investigating reports of two vehicles stolen on the night of Wednesday, July 20. The unlocked cars were stolen out of the driveways of homes on Avenue...

August 1, 2016 | comments

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