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Vote on Mosque Property Additions to Come

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN — The township Planning Board could render its decision Wednesday, Aug. 1, on the plans to expand parking and construct a community center at a township...

July 27, 2012 | comments

Front Street to Get Makeover in August

By John Burton RED BANK — A particularly problematic stretch of roadway through the borough will be getting Monmouth County’s attention beginning in August. Front Street – from its western...

July 27, 2012 | comments

RBR Commercial Art Graduates Leave Visual Legacy to Library

LITTLE SILVER – Six senior commercial art majors from the Red Bank Regional (RBR) Visual and Performing Arts Academy created a giant lasting visual legacy that all visitors to the RBR...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Lessons Learned from June Water Emergency

By John Burton Last month’s water emergency for much of Monmouth County may have been something of a teaching moment for the water utility and governing bodies about how they...

July 20, 2012 | comments

About Town

LONG BRANCH The Ronald McDonald House (RMH) of Long Branch and New Brunswick will host its second annual Handbags for Hope, Twilight Cocktail Reception and Handbag Auction from 4 to...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Authorities Investigating Whether Proposed Casino Boat is Legal

By John Burton ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The simmering controversy over whether to allow a casino boat to operate out of the municipally operated harbor may be rendered moot by a...

July 20, 2012 | comments

6th Motor Battalion Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary

By John Burton RED BANK – It was a gathering to “celebrate 60 years of truckin’ it like nobody’s business,” in the words of U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Peter Mahoney....

July 20, 2012 | comments

Holocaust Center Nearing Completion

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – Con­struc­tion work for the most part will be completed by mid-August for a new facility to house the Center for Holo­caust, Human Rights and Genocide...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Highlands Stories Told in New Book

By Anastasia Millicker HIGHLANDS – In his fifth book about High­lands, John P. King let the people of the borough tell their own stories. Starting with a 1819 letter from...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Monmouth County: The Jewish Newport of the Jersey Shore

By Sharon Hazard RED BANK – As part of its yearlong 75th anniversary celebration, Red Bank’s Eisner Memorial Library sponsored a presentation about Monmouth County called the “Jewish Newport of...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Monmouth U. Donates $250,000 to W. Long Branch for Fire Truck

Monmouth University and the borough of West Long Branch are sharing the cost of a new $500,000 fire truck with the university committing $250,000 in payments of $25,000 each year...

July 20, 2012 | comments

County Fair Set for July 25-29 in Freehold

FREEHOLD – This year’s Monmouth County Fair is almost here. The fair will feature family fun with rides, entertainment, food and tons of fun exhibits. The Monmouth County Fair gates...

July 20, 2012 | comments

County Blood Drive Nets Needed Pints

FREEHOLD – One hundred nine people donated blood at Monmouth County’s summer blood drive earlier this month in an effort to help the Central Jersey Blood Center meet the current...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Foundation Funds Mobile Apple Classroom for RBR

Little Silver – The Red Bank Regional Education Foundation recently presented the Red Bank Regional (RBR) Board of Education with a check for more than $28,000 to fund a mobile...

July 14, 2012 | comments

AH Residents Voice Concerns About Casino Boat Proposal

By John Burton ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Harbor Commission Chairman Jane Frotton assured residents during the Tuesday, July 10, commission meeting that a proposal to permit a 180-foot three-tier floating casino...

July 13, 2012 | comments

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