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Remembering Judge Himelman

By John Burton | RED BANK – Speaking with those who knew William Himelman, Red Bank’s long-serving Municipal Court judge who died last week, certain words keep coming up: “fair”...

February 6, 2017 | comments

Rumson’s Relationship With Trees Is Blooming

By Jay Cook | RUMSON – After residents were dismayed by a borough streetscape improvement program that removed dozens of mature trees lining their streets in 2015, a borough commission has...

February 6, 2017 | comments

Twenty Eight Local Artisans Under One Roof

By Jay Cook| BELFORD – A Belford business is hoping to capture the Jersey Shore spirit by shining sunlight on its creative talent. Junction Boutique, located in the heart of...

February 1, 2017 | comments

Sheriff’s Officers to Sport Cameras

By John Burton | FREEHOLD – The Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office has begun equipping some of its officers with body-worn cameras. As of Jan. 12, 30 of the department’s officers, those...

February 1, 2017 | comments

A Light-Filled Library Of The Future

By Christina Johnson| HOLMDEL – For many years, Holmdel’s busy public library has been housed in a windowless basement of the Town Hall. Parking on the driveway circle can be...

January 31, 2017 | comments

First Residential Project At Fort Utilizes Historic Officers Housing

Story and photo by Laura D.C. Kolnoski| FORT MONMOUTH – Last week’s first significant property closure since Fort Monmouth was transferred to Monmouth County by the U.S. Army in November...

January 31, 2017 | comments

Assemblyman Advocates For Shared Policing

By John Burton| Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon believes real and substantial tax savings can be had by municipalities simply abandoning the old model of policing in favor of a shared services style....

January 31, 2017 | comments

Inspired by Political Events, A Show Of Unity In Red Bank

By John Burton| RED BANK – It wasn’t just women who came to a rally at Riverside Gardens Park last Saturday. “More than 50 percent of our population is women,”...

January 31, 2017 | comments

What It Was Like To March In Washington, DC

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez | On Saturday I joined four friends from my Middletown-based book group – as well as 1 million others – to attend the Women’s March on Washington. We...

January 30, 2017 | comments

Turf Field Discussion Shifts To School Property Site

Story and photos by Jay Cook HOLMDEL – After deciding to put a turf field project up for a referendum vote last month, the governing body is looking to pull...

January 30, 2017 | comments

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