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Seeing the Raritan Bay In a New Way

By Joseph Sapia ALISON M. JONES grew up in Mountainville in Hunterdon County, with Rockaway Creek passing through. “It was cold, wrinkled toes and mossy rocks,” Jones said. The creek...

August 14, 2016 | comments

Mayors and DEP Partner On Navesink Pollution Solution

By John Burton SHREWSBURY – The state Department of Environmental Protection is calling on area mayors and community groups to help stem the tide of contaminates in the Navesink River....

August 14, 2016 | comments

“Disturbing” Drop In Overall Red Bank Property Value

By John Burton  RED BANK – The 2015 revaluation of all borough property has revealed a “disturbing” number, Mayor Pasquale Menna said. Last year’s court-mandated reval, completed last December, has...

August 14, 2016 | comments

Council Moves To Shore Up Historic Wardell House

By John Burton SHREWSBURY – While the Borough Council considers what to do with the historic Wardell House, something has to be done to keep it from deteriorating any further....

August 14, 2016 | comments

Schooner America Recalls Memories Of Its Historic Predecessor

By Art Petrosemolo More than a century and a half ago – exactly 165 years this month – the Schooner America sailed to England as an underdog competitor for the One...

August 14, 2016 | comments

Historic Church Bell Will Ring Again

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – On Sept. 11, the 124-year-old bell at the Sea Bright United Methodist Church will once again ring four times, marking the time one of...

August 14, 2016 | comments

Late Night Noise At Issue In Red Bank

By John Burton RED BANK – It’s not just about the noise from neighboring Gotham night club, for Broad Street resident William Doehler, though he alleges that has reached an...

August 14, 2016 | comments

Simon Lake: An Inventor, Not a Destination

By Rick Geffken You won’t find Simon Lake on a Monmouth County map. Mister Simon Lake was the inventor of the submarine. If you’re familiar with his name and fame, you...

August 12, 2016 | comments

No Recent Reports Of Clinging Jellyfish

By Joseph Sapia There have been no reports of clinging jellyfish in the Shrewsbury River or elsewhere in New Jersey since early July, according to officials. The state Department of Environmental...

August 12, 2016 | comments

Kids Learn Tips On Rip Currents, Sharks

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia RUMSON – With swimmer Michael Phelps racking up gold medals for Team USA in the Summer Olympics, it may be interesting to know he...

August 12, 2016 | comments

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