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Debbie Mans: Midwesterner with Jersey Sand in Her Shoes

By Joseph Sapia It may not be surprising that Debbie Mans, executive director of the New York-New Jersey Baykeeper group, grew up on the water. After all, she carries that...

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Sea Bright’s Seawall Saved More Than the Town

By Rick Geffken SEA BRIGHT – When the Rooney family moved to Sea Bright from Jersey City in 1962, their new home faced the sea wall holding back the Atlantic...

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Volunteers Catch the Local Ecosystem In Their Nets

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP – Joe Reynolds and helper Mitch Mickley walked a few yards out into the Raritan Bay on Sunday, a 50-foot seine stretched...

September 19, 2016 | comments

Monmouth Medical Receives $1 Million Gift

LONG BRANCH – Monmouth Medical Center has received a $1 million donation from the Tigger House Foundation to support the medical center’s response to the opioid overdose crisis, according to...

September 19, 2016 | comments

180 Turning Lives Around Looks for a Special Kind of Volunteer

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez HAZLET – There’s a special kind of person who becomes a Domestic Violence Response Team (DVRT) volunteer. A person ready to listen to victims’ stories, provide...

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Congressman Pallone Discusses Stance On Pot, Gambling and Power Lines

Story and photo by John Burton KEYPORT – U.S. Representative Frank Pallone Jr. believes the national media paint an inaccurate portrait of work he and his colleagues – on both...

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Hundreds Turn Out to ‘Never Forget’ Middletown’s 9/11 Victims

Story and photo by Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN – As he left the annual remembrance ceremony for the 37 township residents who were killed at the World Trade Center terrorist attacks...

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No Bank For Now

By John Burton FAIR HAVEN – It’s back to the drawing board for M&M Realty Partners, seeking additional time for its proposal to build an Investors Bank branch on River Road....

September 19, 2016 | comments

Rumson Looks To Buy Island Properties In The Navesink

By Joseph Sapia RUMSON – The borough is negotiating to buy two island properties in the Navesink River, which it says it could use to preserve open space, protect the...

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Route 35 Village Proposal Postponed

By Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN – The township Planning Board has delayed hearing the Route 35 Village project – a combination of almost 340,000 square feet of commercial space and 350...

September 19, 2016 | comments

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