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20 Indicted on Drug, Gun Trafficking

By John Burton FREEHOLD – A Monmouth County grand jury has handed down indictments against 20 individuals who, law enforcement charge, operated an extensive drug and firearms trafficking operation. The...

May 17, 2012 | comments

Council to Vote on 2012 Budget Calling For an Average Tax Increase of $56

By John Burton RED BANK – When the Borough Council votes to adopt the 2012 municipal budget on Wednesday, May 23, the tax increase property owners will have to shoulder...

May 17, 2012 | comments

Ladies Night Out

More than 150 women recently gathered at Branches in West Long Branch to celebrate Ladies Night Out, Monmouth Medical Center’s annual women’s health event. The free event featured health information...

May 17, 2012 | comments

Marking Pages with Bits of Life

By John Burton AH Librarian compiles book of found items ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Librarian Marilyn Scherfen has been working on a book of her own. No, it’s not a novel...

May 17, 2012 | comments

Solution For Tree Ordinance Dispute Suggested

By John Burton FAIR HAVEN – The Bor­ough Council seems to be making its way to another round on the future of a long-argued tree preservation ordinance. Borough Councilman Robert Marchese...

May 17, 2012 | comments

Continuing the Tradition

Story and Photos by Art Petrosemolo Cobbler Joe Montedoro trains grandson in the shoe repair craft SHREWSBURY – Cobbler Joe Montedoro says his grandson has good hands for the trade....

May 17, 2012 | comments

Superior Court Nomination ‘Dream Come True’ for Oxley

By John Burton TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie has tapped former Monmouth County sheriff and current county Republican chairman Joseph X. Oxley for a seat on the state Superior Court. Christie...

May 17, 2012 | comments

Local Merchants Happy with Friday Opening of Oceanic Bridge

By John Burton RUMSON – Wait for it. Do you hear it? There is an almost literal sigh of relief and a sense of excitement from local merchants now that...

May 17, 2012 | comments

MDE Home Loans

MDE Home Loans held its ribbon cutting May 8 at 26 Ayres Lane, Little Silver. From left: Danielle Mason, CFO of MDE; Stacy Barile, chair of Paint the Town Pink;...

May 14, 2012 | comments

Book Signing

Rumson Country Day School’s visiting author/cartoonist Marc Tyler Nobleman is the author of more than 70 books. Nobleman was welcomed to RCDS by Superman wall art for the “Boys of...

May 11, 2012 | comments

About Town

FAIR HAVEN The Garden Club of Fair Haven will hold its annual plant sale from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, May 11 and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday,...

May 11, 2012 | comments

High Expectations for a 40th Birthday

Someone once advised me to set my expectations low so I would never be disappointed.  Not being one to subscribe to that theory, I often imagine that holidays, vacations and...

May 11, 2012 | comments

Happy Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is hands down my favorite day of the year.  I get to sleep late and take a break from my usual motherly roles of cook, maid, taxi driver,...

May 11, 2012 | comments

And,They’re Off!

By John Burton Monmouth Park opens May 12 for its 67th season OCEANPORT – Those celebrating the start of a new racing season at Monmouth Park acknowledge, it’s been a tough...

May 11, 2012 | comments

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