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Msgr. Lowery Celebrates 40th Years of Priesthood

By John Burton RED BANK — For four decades The Rev. Msgr. Philip A. Lowery has dedicated his life to his faith and addressing the spiritual needs of those in...

June 5, 2016 | comments

Holmdel Names New School District Superintendent

HOLMDEL – The Holmdel Township Public Schools Board of Education named Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction, Robert McGarry, Ed.D., of Long Branch to serve as the school district’s newest...

June 5, 2016 | comments

AHES Challenge Drama Students Break New Ground in Theater

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Who says that 6th graders can’t produce their own musical? This year, the Atlantic Highlands Elementary School decided to change their annual musical production. In the early stages...

June 5, 2016 | comments

Type 1 Diabetes: Though There is No Cure – the Future is Bright

By Shannon Connelly When a person is diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, it can be overwhelming for their entire family. Right now, there is no known cause and no cure...

June 5, 2016 | comments

Deane Porter Art Show Features Students’ Finest Creations

RUMSON –An appreciative crowd enjoyed original work by talented students in Kindergarten through third grade at the annual Deane Porter School Art Show on May 19. “The annual Art Show is...

June 5, 2016 | comments

Mother Teresa Regional School To Celebrate 20 Years of Memories

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Mother Teresa Regional School will hold a celebration of 10 years of memories from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 5.  The picnic is open to all alumni,...

June 3, 2016 | comments

Middletown’s Mayor Shares Insights On Development

By Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN – Mayor Gerard P. Scharfenberger held court at the recent township Land Development Forum – combining thoughts on land-use planning, outlining development and answering questions. “Middletown...

June 2, 2016 | comments

TRT Mourns Flo Higgins, Skywatch Columnist

FLO HIGGINS, SKYWATCH COLUMNIST 1928-2016   Florence C. “Flo” Higgins, beloved astrologist and Two River Times Skywatch columnist since the newspaper’s beginning days, died on Thursday, May 26. Flo was...

June 2, 2016 | comments

Pledging Support To Local Farms Comes With Benefits

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen Bob Laurino was a little worried when the “For Sale” sign first was posted at historic Hockhockson Farm on Route 537 in Colts Neck. “When...

June 1, 2016 | comments

Navesink River’s Water Quality Under Review

By Joseph Sapia In recent years, outdoor users and scientists have pointed to the degrading water quality in the Navesink River. They point to various pollutants, including petroleum products, pesticide...

May 31, 2016 | comments

Members-Only Cigar Lounge Envisioned For Downtown Red Bank

By John Burton RED BANK – A members-only cigar luxury lounge and retail cigar shop is in the offing, contingent on the approval next month by the borough Zoning Board of Approval....

May 31, 2016 | comments

Route 35 ‘Village’ Proposal Goes Before Middletown Planning Boar

Meeting scheduled for June 1 By Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN – As the township Planning Board is about to begin hearing the development proposal, those living in the area of the...

May 31, 2016 | comments

Leonardo Woman Indicted In Accident That Killed Teen

By John Burton FREEHOLD – A county grand jury on Monday indicted a Middletown woman investigators say was responsible for the hit-and-run death of an Atlantic Highlands teenage girl last...

May 31, 2016 | comments

Awareness Is A Concern As Motorcycles Return To The Roads

  May is Motorcyle Safety Awareness Month By Jay Cook The old motorcycle adage ‘loud pipes save lives’ is considered by many riders to be gospel. But to motorcycle education...

May 31, 2016 | comments

Middletown’s Phil Murphy Runs For Governor

Democrat To Focus On Economy By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – It’s about a year-and-a-half away before New Jersey residents cast a vote for their next governor and probably quite a while...

May 31, 2016 | comments

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