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Watch Your Speed In Monmouth Beach

By John Burton MONMOUTH BEACH – This year the borough police department has been busy with traffic stops. They’ve written so many more summonses as compared to last year, police...

September 26, 2016 | comments

Power Line Opposition Is Charged Up

By Jay Cook Two state senators have recently thrown their hats in the ring, opposing a utility project that would run through the heart of Monmouth County. Along with them,...

September 26, 2016 | comments

Holmdel Superintendent Leads Singing Of National Anthem

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst Holmdel’s new superintendent added his voice to the discourse around the national anthem in an unusual manner. Superintendent Robert McGarry, a musician and former music educator led...

September 26, 2016 | comments

Fire Damages Monmouth Beach Cultural Center

By Liz Sheehan MONMOUTH BEACH – Once again, the Monmouth Beach Commissioners need to find a new place to do the public’s business. In 2012, Super Storm Sandy wrecked the...

September 26, 2016 | comments

Police Officer Files Suit After Alleged Retaliation For Whistleblowing

By John Burton RUMSON – A veteran borough police officer has brought suit against his department and the borough, charging he’s been the victim of retaliation for being a whistleblower....

September 26, 2016 | comments

Peace, Harmony, And Civil War In Middletown

By Rick Geffken MIDDLETOWN – For the past 16 years, Civil War reenactors representing the 3rd New Jersey Volunteers have held a weekend encampment at the Heath Farm in Middletown....

September 26, 2016 | comments

Local Police Step Up Security In Response To Bombings

By John Burton When events like last weekend’s bombings in New York City, Seaside Park and Elizabeth happen, it affects law enforcement’s thinking everywhere in the region. “When something like this...

September 26, 2016 | comments

Guilty Plea For Driver Of 2015 Fatal Hit And Run

By John Burton FREEHOLD – Toni A. Marletta’s guilty plea last week in connection with the death of 15-year- old Marissa Procopio in July 2015, is cold comfort to Marissa’s mother....

September 26, 2016 | comments

Black Lives Matter To Hold Rally In Lincroft

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – The founding member of the Asbury Park chapter of the controversial Black Lives Matter movement believes the group has been misrepresented and hopes Sunday’s scheduled...

September 26, 2016 | comments

Learning To Ride At Highland Farm

Story and photos by Art Petrosemolo ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – It’s early September at Highland Farm. Shannon Cunneff, the Farm’s manager and head instructor works with 9-year old Winter Tietjen and...

September 22, 2016 | comments

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