Category: News

West Side Lofts Looking Pretty

      By John Burton   RED BANK – To the casual eye, it’s largely a construction project still under way, with the dust, and noise of machines and men...

December 19, 2014 | comments

A Coach for All Seasons and Reasons

      By John Burton RED BANK – Jim Portela, Red Bank Catholic’s head football coach, is happy with the team’s victory in the state championship earlier this month. But...

December 19, 2014 | comments

Red Bank Honors Our Lady of Guadalupe

    By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez RED BANK  – Residents came out bearing candles and flashlights for the annual procession of the Feast of the Our Lady of Guadalupe on...

December 19, 2014 | comments

Two Religions, One Happy Family

By Muriel J. Smith SHREWSBURY – Lisa and Jim Halpern love this time of year. They love all the celebrations that generally begin in November, either when older daughter Emily...

December 19, 2014 | comments

Consider the ‘Gap’ Bridged

  By Vincent Landolfi, Jr. With their convincing win over No. 1-seed Delbarton, the Red Bank Catholic High School football team exorcised 38 years worth of demons, and captured its...

December 14, 2014 | comments

Charles Lafitte Foundation Invites Students to Participate in 2014-2015 Winter ...

National essay contest will award three winners with $1,000 for their school library and a Kindle Fire The Charles Lafitte Foundation (CLF) Kid’s Corner is hosting a special winter essay contest...

December 13, 2014 | comments

Lessons Learned from Pearl Harbor as told to MAST Students by WWII Sailor

          Story and Photo by Muriel J. Smith   SANDY HOOK – Charles Wiley, a sailor who served aboard ships in the Pacific arena during World...

December 13, 2014 | comments

Celebrating Miracles at Christmas

      By Muriel J. Smith Vic and Courtney Rossomanno and their three children will be celebrating their own little miracle this Christmas. And they know that miracle came...

December 13, 2014 | comments

Lincroft Man Found Guilty of Wife’s Murder, to be Sentenced Jan. 29

  By Muriel Smith FREEHOLD –  A jury of four men and eight women found 47-year old Patrick F. Allen guilty of first degree murder in the frying pan slaying...

December 13, 2014 | comments

Two River Champions: Red Bank Catholic, Rumson-Fair Haven and Shore Regional

    The champion Red Bank Catholic Caseys football team celebrate a win of the NSIAA Football Finals Sunday night, the first team to do so since 1976. But they...

December 13, 2014 | comments

Ten Fire Departments respond to Sea Bright Blaze

    By John Burton SEA BRIGHT – A strong but contained fire on Ocean Avenue Sunday evening into Monday morning left 10 residents displaced, destroying their apartments. The local...

December 13, 2014 | comments

Sen. Beck Keeping Watch on the Economy

    By Jody Calendar   EATONTOWN – Monmouth County’s economy is recovering at a faster pace than the state average and Fort Monmouth is considered the best recovery from...

December 13, 2014 | comments

Brookdale Community College Cuts Could be Delayed

  By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – There can be a way to mitigate some of the proposed extensive cuts and layoffs at Brookdale Community College, said Freeholder John P. Curley,...

December 13, 2014 | comments

Nor’easter Hits Shore Area in All the Usual Places

    Story by John Burton – Photos by Tina Colella   Flooding from Tuesday’s nor’easter that hit all the shore communities in Monmouth County was what those who live...

December 13, 2014 | comments

NAACP and Law Enforcement Look to Peaceful Summit

    Hope is to resolve any problems in community policing of diverse communities.   By John Burton Local chapters of the NAACP have opted to not have public displays...

December 13, 2014 | comments

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