Category: News

Joey Fields: Policing With Compassion

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen If you talk to Chris Melvin about his best buddy Joey Fields — they’ve known each other since they were 2 — you’d think he...

January 24, 2017 | comments

Two River Tastes: Fresh Year, Fresh Bites!

In this New Year, we reflect back on how grateful we are to have grown up with Sickles Market aka the original health food store in our backyard. With access...

January 24, 2017 | comments

Italian Market Looks to Open in Middletown

Story and photos by Jay Cook MIDDLETOWN – Livoti’s Old World Market has set its eyes on a 13,940-square foot space at The Marketplace at Middletown at New Monmouth Road, which...

January 23, 2017 | comments

Proposed Power Line Public Hearing On Wednesday

  Story and Photos By Jay Cook MIDDLETOWN –Proponents for more reliable electric power service and citizens deeply concerned about its effects on their lives will both get to air...

January 23, 2017 | comments

Little Silver Day To Return in 2018

  By Christina Johnson Little Silver – In this small borough of 6,000 residents, organizations like the Educational Foundation, the fire companies and the PTOs compete for sponsors in their...

January 20, 2017 | comments

Sheriff’s Officers To Sport Cameras

By John Burton FREEHOLD – The Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office has begun equipping some of its officers with body-worn cameras. As of Jan. 12, 30 of the department’s officers, those...

January 20, 2017 | comments

Red Bank Fire Department Reorganizes

By John Burton RED BANK – In the closing days of 2016 the borough’s volunteer fire department under went its largest reorganization in the department’s more than 140-year history. Christopher...

January 18, 2017 | comments

Red Bank Cops Start New Year With Fitness Goals

By John Burton RED BANK – “Our job goes from zero to 60 all the time,” said Red Bank Police Patrolman Jorge Torres about his work and the need for...

January 17, 2017 | comments

Local Businesses Write Checks To Back Up RAGE

By Jay Cook As costs mount, a citizens group passionately opposed to a controversial power line project proposed for eastern Monmouth County is supplementing its war chest with support from...

January 17, 2017 | comments