Category: News

‘Life-Changing’ Improvement Comes to Rt. 537 & 34 Intersection

COLTS NECK – It’s taken nearly two decades of pushing for federal dollars and working with state entities, but construction to widen and reconstruct Monmouth County’s busiest, most trafficked intersection...

October 20, 2017 | comments

Holmdel Cracks Down, Fights Banks on Vacant Properties

By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – Holmdel officials are tired of banks neglecting abandoned properties throughout the town’s 18-plus square miles. With a new ordinance unanimously passed this week, the...

October 20, 2017 | comments

Veterans Services Office Eyed at Fort Monmouth

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski |  FORT MONMOUTH – Area veterans should soon be able to return to the familiar grounds of Fort Monmouth for a variety of services and assistance....

October 19, 2017 | comments

Old Gravestones To Be Repaired

By Rick Geffken | SHREWSBURY – If you’re whistling past Shrewsbury’s Christ Church graveyard next year, it won’t be out of superstitious fear. You’ll probably be reacting to the restoration...

October 18, 2017 | comments

Seeding Oysters In The Classroom

Forrestdale students get up close and personal with the filter feeders | By  John Burton | RUMSON — “How often does an oyster get to come into their classroom?” asked...

October 17, 2017 | comments

Village 35 Placed On Hold Until 2018

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – After a slew of dedicated meetings and long nights at town hall over the past year, Middletown’s contentious commercial development has been pushed back...

October 17, 2017 | comments

Family Promise Moves Homeless Day Facility To Fort

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | FORT MONMOUTH – A purchase and sale agreement is expected to be finalized this week transferring Building 501 in the Oceanport section of Fort Monmouth to...

October 16, 2017 | comments

Election 2017: Two Challenge Incumbents for Middletown’s Township Committee

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – It’s been nearly a decade since a Democrat was elected to the Middletown Township Committee but that is not stopping a pair of first-year...

October 16, 2017 | comments

Safety Improvements Coming to Busy Shrewsbury Ave.

By John Burton | RED BANK —  Shrewsbury Avenue is a busy stretch of county road which can be tricky for pedestrians and bicyclists to navigate, but plans are in...

October 15, 2017 | comments