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After Nine Hearings, Rebuilding Of Sea Bright Bar Approved

By John Burton and Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – A long and grueling process ended in ultimate victory for the owner of the Mad Hatter bar and restaurant and his...

July 11, 2016 | comments

Water Main Break Disrupts Holiday Weekend In Little Silver

By John Burton LITTLE SILVER – It was a surprising sort of waterless start to the long July 4 weekend for some borough residents with the rupture of a water...

July 11, 2016 | comments

On The Hunt For Clinging Jellyfish

By Joseph Sapia AS THE BOSTON whaler slowly cruised the murky green water off Monmouth Beach’s Columbus Drive, state scientist Gary A. Buchanan picked out a needle in a haystack...

July 11, 2016 | comments

Paid Parking Space Reduced In Sea Bright

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT- The Borough Council at its July 5 meeting approved the removal of 88 parking spaces from its paid parking system. The spaces, located on East...

July 7, 2016 | comments

Local Officials Pulling All Stops to Halt JCP&L Project

Story and photos by Jay Cook HAZLET – At a meeting attended by more than 600 people, leaders of 11 towns declared opposition to a $75 million power line proposal, citing...

July 1, 2016 | comments

Fourth of July Fireworks and Celebrations

This week will be prime time to enjoy the dazzling spectacle of lights in the night sky. Asbury Park Independence Day fireworks at 9 p.m. on July 4, on the...

July 1, 2016 | comments

“Transition Day” – An Enduring and Endearing Tradition

FAIR HAVEN – Third grade students at Viola L. Sickles School hopped on boards and bikes on June 13 as part of the traditional “Transition Day” celebration. The day started...

June 30, 2016 | comments

Two Highlands Officials Fall Through Floor Of Old Borough Hall

By Joseph Sapia HIGHLANDS – Two borough officials are recovering from injuries suffered when they fell through the attic floor of the former Municipal Building. The building had been closed...

June 30, 2016 | comments

Middletown Merges Development Hearings

Residential and Retail To Be Considered Together By Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN – When the township Planning Board resumes hearing the Route 35 Village proposal, it is to hear both the...

June 30, 2016 | comments

The Water Rose HOW High In Sandy?

Signage program aims to raise flood awareness By Joseph Sapia On a beautiful Shore day – sunny, about 75 degrees and breezy – various government officials came together to show...

June 30, 2016 | comments

Digging Up History on Sandy Hook

  By Allison Perrine SANDY HOOK – With the noonday sun beating down on them, a group of students from Monmouth University (MU) scraped the earth at the foot of...

June 30, 2016 | comments

Rally For a Cleaner Navesink

  By Joseph Sapia The state Department of Environmental Protection has begun what it calls a “comprehensive study looking at ways to address diminishing water quality” in the Navesink River....

June 30, 2016 | comments

Natural Gas Pipeline Proposed for Raritan Bay

  By Joseph Sapia The Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Company is proposing a $1 billion expansion of its natural gas distribution system between southeastern Pennsylvania and New York City, including laying...

June 30, 2016 | comments

From Assemblies to Chromebooks, Parent Volunteers Help Schools Fill In the Gaps

By Amy Byrnes What do you get at the end of the school year when you add up all those book fairs, Box Tops and ladies’ nights out that countless...

June 27, 2016 | comments

Marina Rebuilt To Be Stronger Than The Storms

By Joseph Sapia HIGHLANDS – During 2012’s Super Storm Sandy, James Bollerman’s 33-foot express cruiser was destroyed. Its name was “Overboard.” Bollerman, too, could have gone overboard – figuratively speaking....

June 27, 2016 | comments

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