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McConnell Sworn In as New Red Bank Chief

By John Burton RED BANK – The borough council, as expected, voted unanimously Wednesday night to appoint Police Capt. Darren McConnell as the department’s new chief. McConnell was sworn in...

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Jacquie Lee Still No. 1 With Fans

By John Burton TINTON FALLS – Jacquie Lee may not have taken top prize as one of the finalists on NBC’s “The Voice,” but her manager said, “She won weeks...

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Six Local Scouts Attain the Rank of Eagle

RUMSON – “When I immigrated to this country from Ireland and attained my first job, my manager was an Eagle Scout,” said Jennifer Gallagher. “I came to greatly admire this man,...

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Middletown Announces Participation in SHRAP

MIDDLETOWN – Middle­town residents whose homes were substantially damaged by Super Storm Sandy may be eligible for up to $15,000 in federal grant assistance to help with living expenses through the...

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Monmouth County Parks Offer Winter Fun

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

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Freeholders Approve Open Space Grants to Towns

FREEHOLD – The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders approved grants totaling $2.3 million from the 2013 Monmouth County Open Space Trust Fund to improve park facilities in 13 municipalities....

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7-Eleven Pulls Out of Proposed Red Bank Location

By John Burton RED BANK – After much sound and fury over plans to convert the Welsh Farms convenience store on East Front Street into a 7-Eleven, those plans are...

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About Town

Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean: Their Origins & Exploits   RUMSON – Award-winning journalist, author and lecturer Andrée Aelion Brooks will present “Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean: Their origins and...

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A Christmas Crime Scene

By Kathy Miele Steven and I were in the living room watching television when we heard our boys, Max and Alex, laughing hysterically in another room. We turned down the...

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Prown’s has Everything … Even a Calendar to Help Kids

By John Burton RED BANK – The newest edition of the Prown’s home im­prove­ment business’ annual calendar has a special resonance for David Prown. The 2014 calendar features images highlighting Red...

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