Category: News

McCarter Pond Gets A New Lease On Life

By John Burton FAIR HAVEN – There will be life for McCarter Pond. The Borough Council has already taken steps to work on the pond, located on Fair Haven Road...

October 22, 2015 | comments

New Pavilion Honors Bayshore Super Sandy Survivors

HIGHLANDS – The borough is in prestigious company from all over the world and now in at least one record book with its new pavilion donated by Tilt-Up Concrete Association...

October 22, 2015 | comments

Photos: Soul Kitchen Chili Cook-Off

RED BANK – As they say at JBJ Soul Kitchen in Red Bank, “Hope is Delicious.” On Saturday, Oct. 10 they set out to prove it with the annual JBJ Soul...

October 18, 2015 | comments

Keeping Tiny Babies Warm and Comforted

By Muriel J. Smith Betty Anderson rocks. And she knits. And because she does both of these things every week, there are dozens of little babies who are thriving, happy,...

October 17, 2015 | comments

Trinity Hall Bids On Fort Monmouth Property

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – Trinity Hall, a private religious, secondary school for girls, which has been in a lengthy legal battle to construct a permanent campus here, offered a...

October 16, 2015 | comments

Mother, Two Sons Charged in Heroin Bust

MIDDLETOWN – Six people have been arrested on heroin charges, following a search warrant executed by Middletown Police Friday at a Rutledge Drive home. Among them was a mother and...

October 16, 2015 | comments

Mater Dei’s 50-Year Reunion

By John Burton ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Fifty years ago a young, fledgling Catholic school was sending its first young charges into the world. And now, half a century later many...

October 16, 2015 | comments

Fair Haven’s Vera Sansone Named CPC Director

By Muriel J. Smith If there’s any one person who is upbeat, enthusiastic, energetic, and more than capable of bringing the Children’s Psychiatric Center to even higher levels and offering...

October 16, 2015 | comments

Ocean Avenue Streetscape Plan

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – A new look is coming to the borough’s downtown, with back-in angled parking on Ocean Avenue. It’s part of a New Jersey Department of...

October 15, 2015 | comments

Photos: Zombie Walk 2015

The annual Asbury Park Zombie Walk took place on Saturday, Oct. 10 on the Boardwalk. Thousands of people gather dressed as zombies every year to attend the event. The walk...

October 15, 2015 | comments

First Rumson Female Police Officer Best Candidate

By Madelynne Kislovsky RUMSON – The borough has a new police patrol officer on its staff that brings the quote from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, “Though she be but...

October 15, 2015 | comments

Fate of Historic T. Thomas Fortune House Unsure

By John Burton RED BANK – The future of the historic T. Thomas Fortune House has yet to be settled, despite hope expressed last month by preservationists. The Vaccarelli family,...

October 15, 2015 | comments

To Honor Stacey Weathers, Friends ‘Pay It Forward’

By Danielle Schipani People are turning tragedy and their personal grief into acts of kindness and generosity, following the tragic death of Stacey Gregerson Weathers, 46, of Tinton Falls, who...

October 15, 2015 | comments

Monmouth Arts Council Honors Three

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – The arts matter and can be a part of everyday lives, believes Brookdale Community College President Maureen Murphy. When asked about it this week, Murphy...

October 15, 2015 | comments

Required Reading Talks Continue

At Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School, Books Criticized and Defended But No One Wants Book Ban By Muriel J. Smith RUMSON – After nearly three hours of comments, conclusions, expressions, and...

October 15, 2015 | comments

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