Category: News

Bird Watching, Without Stress

By Joseph Sapia Ever meet a serious birdwatcher? Birders can take a very disciplined approach to their watching and, in turn, this can be intimidating to outsiders or even novice...

February 11, 2016 | comments

Cover Up Your Neck, Dracula Is Coming To Town

By Mary Ann Bourbeau WEST LONG BRANCH – Get out the garlic and the wooden crosses. Count Dracula is making his way to Monmouth University on Feb. 11. Bram Stoker’s...

February 11, 2016 | comments

Little Silver Tennis To Enclose Outdoor Courts

  By John Burton LITTLE SILVER – The owners of Little Silver Tennis Club are undertaking renovations to their facility to accommodate an increase in demand from the sport’s youngest...

February 11, 2016 | comments

$2.5 M In Grants To Help Weather The Storms

By Wilson Conde and John Burton State administered grants totaling $2.5 million will be used for repairs of a Sandy-damaged marina as well as preparing some coastal communities to better...

February 11, 2016 | comments

Highlands Mayor Sues Council Members Over Attorney Dispute

By Joseph Sapia HIGHLANDS – Mayor Frank L. Nolan is suing three members of the Borough Council in a fight over who will be borough attorney in 2016. On Tuesday,...

February 11, 2016 | comments

RFH Looks Into Replacing Wooden Grandstand

By Christina Johnson RUMSON – Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School officials say it’s time to say goodbye to the home team’s aging wooden grandstand, and replace it with a new...

February 10, 2016 | comments

Navigating Through Cancer Treatment

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen   “You’ve got cancer.” Three little words that will rock your world as you sit in a doctor’s office getting your test results. It happened...

February 9, 2016 | comments

Monmouth Beach To Upgrade Its Bathing Pavilion

  By John Burton MONMOUTH BEACH – The borough is planning to do a little work to its beach bathing pavilion to coincide with a planned sea wall project. Borough...

February 9, 2016 | comments

Crowd Turns Out To Comment on Charter School Expansion Plan

RED BANK – The Red Bank Charter School has offered to slightly amend its expansion plan, but the deep and contentious divide that exists in the community was still apparent...

February 5, 2016 | comments

Sea Bright OKs Transfer of Riverfront Parcel to Resident

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – A parcel of riverfront land was transferred to an Atlantic Way resident who lives adjacent to the property. In a 4-2 vote Tuesday night,...

February 4, 2016 | comments

‘Rainbows’ Helps Kids Going Through A Tough Time

  By Joseph Sapia MONMOUTH BEACH – A giveback to the community by an area couple has evolved into a Monmouth County therapeutic support group for children that have had...

February 4, 2016 | comments

Sadness In Halls of Mother Teresa School With News of Impending Closure

Some Talk of Bringing the School Back, Or Going Charter By Joseph Sapia ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Mother Teresa Regional School, a Roman Catholic Diocese of Trenton elementary school, is winding...

February 4, 2016 | comments

Panel Sees Segregation, Financial Burden In Red Bank Charter School Plan

By John Burton RED BANK – A report issued by a group appointed by the mayor to review a plan to expand the charter school offers some strong objections, and...

February 4, 2016 | comments

Fort Monmouth Extends Global Outreach Through Federal Program

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski FORT MONMOUTH – Interest from two foreign entities has prompted the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA) to pursue inclusion in the “EB-5 Program” sponsored by...

February 1, 2016 | comments

Beam Him Up: William Shatner Comes to Count Basie

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – William Shatner has a certain charm about him, making a reporter feel as if her interview is the most important one he has...

January 29, 2016 | comments

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