Category: News

Court Mandates Judge Thompson To Step Down

Middletown-based attorney can continue private practice By John Burton Nine Monmouth County municipalities are without their usual judge with a rare judicial order removing the longstanding member of the bench,...

November 5, 2015 | comments

Incumbents Ousted in Highlands

By Muriel J. Smith Two newcomers, running independently of each other, shocked the two incumbent council members with their upset victory Tuesday in the nonpartisan election held under the borough’s...

November 5, 2015 | comments

‘Quixotic’ Oceanport Mayoral Attempt Succeeded

Incumbent two-term mayor ousted by write-in candidate By John Burton In the topsy-turvy elections in an off-off year where nobody really expected much in the way of upsets but they...

November 5, 2015 | comments

Republicans Win in Red Bank

By John Burton RED BANK – Republicans are so close to taking the majority of the Borough Council for the first time in a quarter of a century that they...

November 3, 2015 | comments

Local Election Results – Nov. 2015

Updated 3 p.m., Nov. 4– The unofficial poll results for the Two River area. The results are considered unofficial until mail-in ballots and provisional ballots are processed and results certified...

November 3, 2015 | comments

Voters Approve Liquor Sales in Little Silver

By Marion Lynch LITTLE SILVER – The borough’s long dry spell is about to come to an end, with voters approving the sale of the first-ever on-premise consumption liquor license....

November 3, 2015 | comments

New Diner Opens in Red Bank

By Madelynne Kislovsky RED BANK – With its retro color scheme, booths with miniature jukeboxes featuring tunes from Barbara Streisand and Tony Bennett, and a luncheonette counter with swivel stools, the...

November 1, 2015 | comments

VIDEO: Local Candidate Debate

On October 28, the League of Women Voters held a candidates’ debate at Monmouth County library headquarters in Manalapan. Incumbent John P. Curley and Democrat Carol Rizzo are seeking a seat on the...

November 1, 2015 | comments

TRT People Page Pioneer Joan Lucky Dies

By Judy Alvarez O’Gorman FAIR HAVEN – The Two River area lost a beloved icon of the social scene when Joan Lucky, 76, passed away peacefully at home on Oct....

October 30, 2015 | comments

Colts Neck Teen Gets 15 Years in Stabbing Death

John Burton FREEHOLD – An 18-year-old Colts Neck man was sentenced on Thursday to 15 years in state prison for stabbing a Colts Neck woman and stealing her car in 2013...

October 30, 2015 | comments

Halloween Events Friday-Saturday

By Madelynne Kislovsky Oct. 30, Highlands: Windansea is hosting a Halloween Bash with Chris Knoxx, Brandon Alex, and DJ Cati. Prizes for best costume. Starts 9 p.m., at the restaurant located...

October 29, 2015 | comments

Nov. 17 Rumson-FH Meeting To Determine Reading List

By Muriel J. Smith RUMSON – Recommendations and reports on whether “Cal,” by Bernard MacLaverty, and Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman will remain on the junior and senior...

October 29, 2015 | comments

LNG Port Hearings Nov 4, 5

By John Burton The local community has an opportunity to weigh in on the proposed and controversial liquid natural gas port off of the New Jersey and New York coast,...

October 29, 2015 | comments

$20M Count Basie Expansion

By John Burton RED BANK – The Count Basie Theatre’s proposed expansion will have a profound effect on the arts community, and businesses are positive about the long-term economic impact....

October 29, 2015 | comments

Marine Park Meeting Nov. 9

By John Burton RED BANK – All three proposals for Marine Park are out as far as the Parks Recreation Chair is concerned, as well as the criteria set up to...

October 29, 2015 | comments

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