Category: News

Restaurateur Vows to Fight Sea Bright

By John Burton | SEA BRIGHT — The owner of Tommy’s Tavern + Tap said his lawsuit could easily be settled if borough officials just would pay his legal fees....

August 17, 2017 | comments

Dr. Swartz Bids Farewell

By John Burton | MIDDLETOWN — Affection and appreciation were the prescriptions as generations of patients, friends and family offered their gratitude and kind words for a long life spent...

August 17, 2017 | comments

Fort’s Suneagles Golf Club Sold

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | EATONTOWN – Fort Monmouth’s historic Gibbs Hall banquet center and the 18-hole A.W. Tillinghast-designed golf course that surrounds it have been purchased by Martelli Development...

August 17, 2017 | comments

Swastika-Painted Stone Found in Highlands Public Park

By John Burton | HIGHLANDS – Swastikas and white supremacist rhetoric are not limited to recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, with one appearing in the borough over the weekend. An...

August 17, 2017 | comments

Ex-Shore Regional Admin Sentenced to Probation

By John Burton | FREEHOLD — A former business administrator for Shore Regional High School has been sentenced to one year of probation. Dennis Kotch, 41, Wall, received the probation sentence when...

August 17, 2017 | comments

Fort Facilities Director Retires

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | FORT MONMOUTH – Richard “Rick” Harrison, an Oceanport man who has played an important role in the revitalization of Fort Monmouth following its closure in...

August 16, 2017 | comments

Ocean Avenue Speed Limit Under Evaluation

By John Burton | MONMOUTH BEACH —Borough police are giving a hard look at pedestrian and motorist safety and getting some input from state transportation professionals. One part of the...

August 15, 2017 | comments

New Cell Tower Unlikely To Move, Special Counsel Says

By Jenna O’Donnell | LITTLE SILVER — Verizon does not plan to move a contested cell tower from behind borough hall – but a special counsel retained by the borough...

August 15, 2017 | comments

Holmdel Park to Expand With New Land Donation

By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – One of Monmouth County’s most lush, beautiful and expansive parks is about to grow even larger. Thanks to a gift by a landowner, about...

August 15, 2017 | comments

Back to School 2017: Preparing Kids

Snack tips, fashion trends and thoughtful advice on getting kids and teens ready for the return to the classroom.

August 14, 2017 | comments