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Campaigns Fueled by Army of Volunteers

  By John Burton They are the ones who carry the water, figuratively speaking, and do much of the heavy lifting – often quite literally – during the autumn political...

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A Facelift For Red Bank Boys & Girls Club

By Jay Cook RED BANK – The lives of over 200 children in the greater Red Bank area just became significantly better. Thanks to grants totaling nearly $100,000, key improvements...

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Popular Sea Bright Restaurant Seeks to Offer Games, Expand

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – Tommy Bonfiglio, the owner of Tommy’s Tavern + Tap on Ocean Avenue, wants to give his customers an outdoor space overlooking the Shrewsbury River...

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Fair Haven Race Focuses On Quality of Life

By John Burton FAIR HAVEN – Two veteran Republican incumbents are seeking re-election on Nov. 8, but with competition coming from two Democratic challengers. Republican incumbents Jonathan Peters and Rowland...

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A Rarity in Shrewsbury: A Contested Race

  By John Burton SHREWSBURY – This is an unusual year for borough politics. When voters go to the polls on Nov. 8 they will have two rows of candidates...

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Voters To Choose Two For Rumson Council

By John Burton RUMSON – This year there is a three-way race for the two full-term seats available for Borough Council. Two incumbents are seeking re-election with a seemingly perennial...

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Development and Power Lines Concern Middletown Candidates

By Jay Cook MIDDLETOWN–With a full slate of opponents this year, the incumbent Republicans in Middletown Township, Mayor Gerry Scharfenberger and Committeeman Kevin Settembrino, look to stay on the course...

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Highlands Voters To Elect Mayor

By Joseph Sapia HIGHLANDS – In the non-partisan race for mayor, Borough Councilman Doug Card faces former Mayor Rick O’Neil. In an interview, Card said the major issues in town...

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Candidates for Sheriff Zero In On Drug Abuse

By Joseph Sapia Both candidates for Monmouth County sheriff, Republican incumbent Shaun Golden and Democrat challenger Jeff Cantor, agree the most pressing issue in this race is heroin abuse. Golden,...

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Solomeno Challenges Peters For County Surrogate Post

By Joseph Sapia In the race for Monmouth County Surrogate, the voter choices are the incumbent who stands by her work or the challenger who wants to improve the office....

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