Category: News

With Bocce Court Tossed, Tommy’s Expansion Plan Approved

By Liz Sheehan | SEA BRIGHT – After months of meetings, the Unified Planning Board approved the proposal Tuesday night for an expansion of Tommy’s Tavern & Tap. Residents of...

May 15, 2017 | comments

A Look Inside ‘Village 35’

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – A sprawling, untouched parcel of land in Middletown has been the center of conversation over planned development versus conservation for nearly two decades. Whether...

May 14, 2017 | comments

Red Bank Riverfest Dries Up

  By John Burton RED BANK — This summer season will boot up without one of the borough’s longest-standing events. Organizers of Riverfest have pulled the plug. The Eastern Monmouth...

May 13, 2017 | comments

Monmouth Park Racetrack Bets On Food & Drink

By John Burton OCEANPORT – The operators of Monmouth Park thoroughbred racetrack said it’s not just about horseracing and gaming; it’s now also about the food. In the five years...

May 13, 2017 | comments

Commentary: Keansburg – The Best Kept Secret

Contributed by Cliff Moore | Keansburg has more to celebrate this year than its Centennial. There are over 50 new events planned to take place this year on the beach....

May 12, 2017 | comments

Facelift Coming To Red Bank’s English Plaza

By John Burton | RED BANK — The downtown’s English Plaza area will get a facelift, thanks to a $500,000 zero-interest loan from the state. The state Department of Community...

May 12, 2017 | comments

More Local Police Outfitted With Body-Worn Cameras

By John Burton | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS — Police Chief Jerry Vasto told a story about a traffic stop he had while on duty a couple of years ago. It was...

May 11, 2017 | comments

The Truth About Heroin In Monmouth County

By John Sorce | WEST LONG BRANCH – The heroin epidemic in Monmouth County is real and it’s a threat, says former National Football League player Christian Peter. Peter, 44,...

May 11, 2017 | comments

Meridian Revives Plans For Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Facilities

By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – The largest health care system in Monmouth County is reviving nearly 20-year-old plans for two new facilities on currently vacant land on Route 35....

May 9, 2017 | comments

Rumson Letter Carrier Says Goodbye To Route, Hello To Retirement

By Jay Cook RUMSON – John Fossetta has been delivering the mail along the winding roads of Rumson and Locust for 30 years. To the people he greets on his...

May 8, 2017 | comments

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