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Global Wines Complement Jersey Shore Cuisine

By Bob Sacks Recently, I was fortunate enough to be invited to a wine tasting dinner held by a group of fellow “winos” at the Belford Bistro in Belford. The...

June 23, 2016 | comments

Theater Review: ‘I Remember Mama’

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen Photos by T. Charles Erickson RED BANK — “I Remember Mama,” based on Kathryn Forbes’ “Mama’s Bank Account,” was adapted for the Broadway stage by...

June 21, 2016 | comments

Jim Truncer: Realizing the People Side of Parks

No one may know Monmouth County parks as well as Jim Truncer. And perhaps no one pays as much attention to detail to those parks as he does. While walking...

June 20, 2016 | comments

American Baseball, Played 1864-Style

Parker Homestead Hosts Vintage Game By Jay Cook. Photos by Ottie Lynne Paterson. LITTLE SILVER – Chants of “Moose, Moose, Moose!” roared out from the Monmouth Furnace Base Ball Club’s dugout...

June 19, 2016 | comments

Red Bank Council Finally Agrees on Budget

Story and Photo by John Burton RED BANK – It was a meeting of the minds for both sides of the political aisle as the Borough Council came to terms on...

June 19, 2016 | comments

Group Forms To Protect The Navesink River

By John Burton FAIR HAVEN – Brian Rice wants to work on improving the Navesink River and has support from neighboring communities. Rice and other like-minded individuals have re-established the...

June 19, 2016 | comments

Independents Seize Their Opportunity

More Seek Office Without Party Support By John Burton and Joseph Sapia Those seeking elected office don’t always fit neatly in the traditional political party molds — just ask Donald...

June 19, 2016 | comments

Calico The Clown Is Sticking Around, State Says

Iconic Sign May Be Moved Nearby By Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN – If the Shoppes at Middletown project comes to fruition, it appears the iconic Calico the Clown sign on Route...

June 19, 2016 | comments

Magnificent Mountain Laurel in Bloom

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia The other day, Monmouth County Park System workers at Huber Woods Park in Middletown took a telephone call from a woman, inquiring if mountain...

June 19, 2016 | comments

Public Comment Sought On Oceanic Bridge Work

By John Burton County, state and federal agencies are seeking public input for their study on future renovations and/or possible replacement for the Oceanic Bridge. County officials, in cooperation with...

June 19, 2016 | comments

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