Category: News

Outdoor Classroom, Playground Being Built at B’nai Israel

By Meghan Loder RUMSON – The Congregation B’nai Israel is taking the everyday playground to new heights with its construction of an Outdoor Exploratorium. Last October, the congregation learned its...

June 20, 2014 | comments

Middletown Planners Deny Trinity Hall Application, School Will Appeal

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – After months of lengthy hearings and contentious back and forth between objectors and supporters, the planning board has denied the controversial application to construct a...

June 13, 2014 | comments

A Banner Summer for Fair Haven

By John Burton FAIR HAVEN — When Mayor Benjamin Lucarelli “just wanted to get banners that reflect Fair Haven life” in the borough, he turned to artist Michael Quon. He...

June 13, 2014 | comments

Shore House: Getting a New Start in a New Location

By John Burton LONG BRANCH — Shore House has a home. The organization, established to give a helping hand to the mentally ill, has found a permanent location, settling in...

June 13, 2014 | comments

Food, Fun, Fireworks on Fair Haven Day

FAIR HAVEN  – Fair Haven Day is back with a bang! Packed with games, activities and fireworks for all, it will be held Saturday, June 14 at Fair Haven Fields...

June 13, 2014 | comments

Recycling Wood Into Art

Story and Photos by Art Petrosemolo TINTON FALLS – A few years back, a friend suggested to retired Bell Labs engineer Blake Patterson that he might enjoy doing some woodworking...

June 13, 2014 | comments

A Floating History Lesson

By John Burton HIGHLANDS – Friday was a good day to sail the Shrewsbury and Navesink rivers, especially in a reproduction of an early 17th-century Dutch cargo ship. It was...

June 13, 2014 | comments

Ranney Celebrates Class of 2014 at 50th Commencement

  TINTON FALLS – Ranney School held its 50th commencement ceremony at Monmouth University’s Pollak Theater on Friday, May 30, for its 59 graduating seniors. More than 700 invited guests...

June 13, 2014 | comments

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June 6, 2014 | comments

Great Music Plus Fun Food Equals RiverFest 2014

Meghan Loder RED BANK – Despite starting off with some bad weather, it was a great weekend for this year’s edition of Riverfest in Marine Park. The festival, an unofficial...

June 6, 2014 | comments