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Helping Children Grow

Day care center provides nutritious meals for young children By John Burton RED BANK – With the assistance of the federal and state Departments of Agriculture the staff of Monmouth Cay...

March 21, 2016 | comments

Owner Of Sandy-Damaged Sea Bright Bar Faces Battle To Reopen

  By John Burton SEA BRIGHT – It’s been a long process for Scott Kelly to reopen his Mad Hatter restaurant and bar after it was severely damaged in Super Storm...

March 21, 2016 | comments

Brookdale and NJ Transit Look to Extend Bus Routes to Campuses

By Joseph Sapia The president of Brookdale Community College and its liaison on the Monmouth County Board of Freeholders are asking NJ Transit to study the costs and benefits of...

March 18, 2016 | comments

Sandy Hook Repairs Continue on Sandy Damage

By John Burton SANDY HOOK – “Just like everybody else, it’s been really, really slow,” said Peter McCarthy, unit coordinator for Gateway National Recreation Area at Sandy Hook, as he...

March 18, 2016 | comments

More than 225 Vendors Expected at “Made in Monmouth” Expo

By Joseph Sapia For years, carpenters Brian Worland and Eric Matheny have been taking other people’s junk and turning it into treasures. “We just go out and find material to...

March 18, 2016 | comments

In Rumson, Waterfowl Artists Share Their Craft

  Story and Photos by Joseph Sapia RUMSON – The scene at the Forrestdale School gymnasium was for the birds. All hand-carved in wood or other material in the traditional...

March 17, 2016 | comments

Local Politicians Weigh in On Presidential Race

By John Burton Hillary? Trump? Ted? Current long shot John Kasich? Do many in Monmouth County “Feel the Bern”? It seems those who follow this stuff closely in Monmouth County...

March 17, 2016 | comments

Red Bank Group Helps Writers Of All Ages

Story and Photos by Joseph Sapia RED BANK – The name of the organization, Project Write Now, pretty much says it all. “It’s a very broad mission of making everybody...

March 17, 2016 | comments

Who Will Run On Red Bank’s GOP Ticket?

By John Burton RED BANK – The longstanding discord among Red Bank Republicans calls into question whether an incumbent will secure her party’s nomination for the borough council race for...

March 17, 2016 | comments

Red Bank Gets Street Smart

  By John Burton RED BANK – March is time for Red Bank pedestrians and motorists to get “street smart.” As reported in January, the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA)...

March 14, 2016 | comments

Gearing Up for the Wearing of the Green

Various St. Patrick Day Parades are happening in the upcoming weeks. On Sunday, March 13, Rumson holds its Fourth Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, beginning at 1 p.m. at Allen...

March 12, 2016 | comments

Middletown Youth Job Fair Aims to Help Kids Find Summer Jobs

By Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN – The township Community Affairs Council is looking for employers of high school-age youth to take part in the 25th Annual Youth Job Fair in April....

March 12, 2016 | comments

Holmdel Teen Named National Student Poet

By Joseph Sapia HOLMDEL – During a visit to the White House, Eileen Huang and a few other high schoolers got First Lady Michelle Obama snapping her fingers in admiration...

March 11, 2016 | comments

Upgrade Planned for Huber Woods Reptile House

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN – The Reptile House at Huber Woods Park is getting an overhaul to benefit visitors, workers and reptiles and amphibians making their home...

March 10, 2016 | comments

Slaughterhouse To Curtail Operations In Shrewsbury; Meat Processing To Continue

By John Burton Update: On March 10 the U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed that Catelli Brothers Veal and Lamb requested and received last week a voluntary withdrawal of inspection at its...

March 10, 2016 | comments

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