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Murphy Steps Down Amid Controversy

Former Councilwoman Sharon Lee expected to fill vacancy. By John Burton RED BANK – “It’s time. I’ve had enough,” said veteran Borough Council President Arthur V. Murphy III, who has...

August 13, 2015 | comments

American Littoral Society Vigilant About Environment

By John Burton RED BANK – It’s not your parents’ American Littoral Society. The venerable environmental organization, established in 1961 has in recent years looked to expand its reach and...

August 13, 2015 | comments

Middletown Man Celebrates 105 Years Young!

By Jay Cook William “Austin” Clark, a Middletown resident since 1967, reached a rather remarkable milestone earlier last week, celebrating his 105 birthday on August 5. “There was nothing special,...

August 13, 2015 | comments

Father and Son Practicing Medicine 80 Years

Drs. Swartz believe in the personal approach MIDDLETOWN – The bond between Harry M. Swartz and his son, Stephen J. Swartz, goes beyond just the traditional, familial connections, sharing the...

August 13, 2015 | comments

Monmouth Park Honored on Senate Floor

AMERICAN PHAROAH WASN’T the only winner on Haskell Day. Sens. Joseph Kyrillos, Jennifer Beck and Steven Sweeney presented a special resolution on the Senate floor Thursday praising Dennis Drazin and...

August 13, 2015 | comments

Holmdel Man Delivers Baby Girl at World Trade Center PATH Station

By Emma Wulfhorst August 13 – ON TUESDAY MORNING, August 4, at around 2:30am, the Port Authority Police Department responded to a call of a full-term pregnant woman in labor...

August 13, 2015 | comments

Shore Protection Fund Could Double

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – Twenty-three years after the state Shore Protection Fund was established, prompted by a series of storms that devastated the state’s coastline, legislation has been...

August 13, 2015 | comments

Rescuers Retrieve Swimmer

UPDATE August 11 The swimmer, identified as 18-year old Kevin C. Searfoss of Rockaway, died at Monmouth Medical Center at 11 p.m., according to Sea Bright Patrolman Daniel Chernavsky. Original story:  SEA...

August 10, 2015 | comments

Middletown North Alumni vs Middletown South Alumni

MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP – On Saturday, August 15, graduates of Middletown North and South will meet on the field for a charitable alumni football game. Along with the players and coaches, there will...

August 10, 2015 | comments

Boater’s Body Recovered

MONMOUTH BEACH, August 10 – State Police have identified a boater whose body was recovered about two miles off Monmouth Beach Monday morning. John Forrester, 71, of Trenton was pronounced...

August 10, 2015 | comments

Man Indicted for OD Death at Oxford House

FREEHOLD – A Monmouth County grand jury has returned a 2-count indictment charging an Avon-By-The-Sea man in connection with the October 2013 overdose death of 25-year-old Christopher L. Pesce at Oxford...

August 10, 2015 | comments

Hubbard’s Bridge To Close For 2 Weeks

The newly reconstructed West Front Street bridge, also known as Hubbard’s Bridge, will be closed to all motor vehicle traffic for two weeks beginning Wednesday, August 12 at 6 a.m. The announcement...

August 7, 2015 | comments

Obituary: Dylan Thomas Vassallo, 17, of Holmdel

Dylan Thomas Vassallo, 17, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at his home in Holmdel. Dylan was entering his senior year of high school at Christian Brothers Academy...

August 7, 2015 | comments

Swimmer’s Body Found Off Sandy Hook

SANDY HOOK – A body found in the water off Sandy Hook Friday early this morning has been identified as the 25-year old swimmer who went missing Wednesday night from...

August 7, 2015 | comments

Pharoah’s Weekend Morning Workouts a Hit

OCEANPORT, August 6 – Vincent Carlesimo, who was up early last Friday, looked across the racetrack, listening to the roar of the crowd and excitement that was running like electricity...

August 6, 2015 | comments

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