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Pharoah Selected for Fourth Position

By John Burton OCEANPORT – The 48th running of the William Hill Haskell Invitational marks a number of firsts for Monmouth Park and thoroughbred racing in New Jersey. This year’s race,...

July 30, 2015 | comments

Century Stables is On The Market

By James Romano COLTS NECK – Century Stables, one of the declining number of thoroughbred breeding farms in Monmouth County, is for sale. Located on County Road 537, the estate...

July 30, 2015 | comments

American Pharoah To Race Before Record Crowd

OCEANPORT – The waiting is over and New Jersey and the world will get to see reigning Triple Crown champion American Pharoah Sunday in the 48th renewal of the Grade 1...

July 30, 2015 | comments

American Pharoah Arrives In New Jersey

The most famous horse in America, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, arrived at Monmouth Park racetrack on Wednesday and immediately was treated to a cool bath. Observing were a handful...

July 29, 2015 | comments

Rumson Play Set Catches Fire

RUMSON – The borough fire department, with assistance from the Fair Haven department, quickly got under control a fire that destroyed a Sailer’s Way backyard play set Tuesday evening. According...

July 29, 2015 | comments

Garmany’s Founder Dies at 62

Laureano O. “Larry” Garmany of Colts Neck, the founder of Garmany’s in Red Bank, died Saturday at the age of 62 at  Jersey Shore Medical Center. Larry was born in Vazquez,...

July 28, 2015 | comments

Pluto Scientist Is a Brookdale Grad

  Matt Hill’s journey and passion have taken him from Monmouth County and Brookdale Community College to now studying the outer reaches of our solar system. Hill, 44, works as an...

July 27, 2015 | comments

Shore Protection Fund Hike Urged

SEA BRIGHT ­– More money is needed for coastal protection projects, believes the Jersey Shore Partnership, which is supporting legislation to support that work. “Now is the time for us...

July 24, 2015 | comments

Meet The Clerk of Scales, Steve Sousonis

At time former Monmouth Park jockey Steve Sousonis feels like a hotel concierge or club manager, at others a fitness trainer and advisor/mentor and even, occasionally, like the fix-it guy. After...

July 24, 2015 | comments

At the Haskell, Nothing Left to Chance

IF, AS EXPECTED, American Pharoah tops all comers in August 2’s Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park, it won’t be a surprise. And, for sure, it won’t be an accident. With...

July 24, 2015 | comments

Bike Paths Are Rolling Forward

Plans are moving forward to create a Two River bicycle route. Monmouth County freeholders, who had initially been resistant to the idea for cost and liability issues, and area mayors...

July 24, 2015 | comments

Progress In Pedestrian/Cyclist Safety

RED BANK – Progress is being made in improving pedestrian safety in the Two River area. At Monday’s gathering for The Two River Times’ “Crossroads” initiative, stakeholders were talking about...

July 24, 2015 | comments

Honoring ‘Miracle Molly’

The pool at Surfrider Beach Club in Sea Bright was peppered with purple swim caps bobbing up and down in the water as children on the club’s swim team and...

July 20, 2015 | comments

Hit-and-Run Victim, 15, Remembered

MIDDLETOWN – There was grief, of course, but also smiles and fond memories as those who knew and loved the late Marissa Rose Procopio-Quan came together this week to celebrate...

July 17, 2015 | comments

Robert Wood Johnson-Barnabas Merge

A MERGER BETWEEN two individual health care giants have them coming together this week creating what will be the one of the largest health care system in the nation and...

July 17, 2015 | comments

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