Category: News

Group Energized to Bring History Alive

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen | The Monmouth County Historical Society, founded 118 years ago, doesn’t want to be an organization that lives in the past. “We don’t want to be thought...

April 27, 2017 | comments

New Generators To Power Emergency Shelters at Brookdale

By Jay Cook |  LINCROFT – In the event another major disaster like 2012’s Super Storm Sandy strikes Monmouth County, two buildings on Brookdale Community College’s Lincroft campus will be...

April 25, 2017 | comments

Retail Shopping Center To Undergo Redesign

By John Burton | FAIR HAVEN – The strip mall in the heart of the borough’s business district is getting a facelift. Following a three-hour meeting Tuesday night, the borough...

April 24, 2017 | comments

Manor Estate Added to ‘Weekend in Old Monmouth’ Tour

By Rick Geffken | TINTON FALLS – The restored 19th century home known as the Crawford House on Tinton Avenue will be open for public tours for the first time...

April 24, 2017 | comments

A Vibrant Arts and Cultural Center Marks 10 Years

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – To train commuters who pass by every day, it may be overlooked as just another building. But to local residents, the Middletown Arts Center...

April 24, 2017 | comments

Donovan’s Reef Reclaims Its Place in the Sun

By John Burton | SEA BRIGHT – It will really seem like summer again in 2017, as Donovan’s Reef, one of the borough’s longstanding al fresco hangouts looks to fully...

April 23, 2017 | comments

As Retail Changes, Downtowns Evolve

By John Burton | In 1964, singer Petula Clark told us that “Downtown” was where “The lights are brighter there/You can forget all your troubles, forget all your cares/So go...

April 21, 2017 | comments

Monmouth Conservatory Celebrates Spring and Joins Basie’s Programs

    By Jenna O’Donnell | RED BANK – When students at the Monmouth Conservatory of Music perform the music of famed composer Sergei Rachmaninoff this spring, they’ll also be...

April 20, 2017 | comments

Fair View Cemetery Seeks to Build A Crematorium

By Jay Cook |  MIDDLETOWN – One of the largest non-sectarian cemeteries in the state is looking to expand into the cremation business. Fair View Cemetery, located on a nearly...

April 19, 2017 | comments

As Retail Changes, Downtowns Evolve

By John Burton In 1964, singer Petula Clark told us that “Downtown” was where “The lights are brighter there/You can forget all your troubles, forget all your cares/So go downtown,...

April 19, 2017 | comments

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