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Oceanport Names New Administrator, Replacing John O. Bennett

by John Burton OCEANPORT – John O. Bennett, the former state legislator and embattled borough administrator, is moving on from that position. As anticipated since last November’s election, Mayor Jay Coffey and...

March 29, 2016 | comments

Piping Plover: A Small Bird with Big Issues

By Joe Reynolds With the arrival of spring comes the sight of piping plovers to the Jersey Shore. This small sand-colored shorebird has been signaling the coming of spring for...

March 29, 2016 | comments

Comments Sought on Claypit Creek

Story and Photo By Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN — The public has until Thursday, March 31, to comment to the state Department of Environmental Protection on a plan to make various...

March 28, 2016 | comments

Middletown’s Oak Hill, Nut Swamp Residents Air Concerns

  By Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN – They came with a variety of issues on their minds:  deteriorating roads, an over-population of deer, development, a neighborhood dispute. This was another session...

March 26, 2016 | comments

New Site Finalized for County Homeless Shelter on Fort Monmouth

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski OCEANPORT – A former Army security facility and an adjacent Quonset hut on three acres in the Oceanport section of Fort Monmouth will be demolished to...

March 24, 2016 | comments

Marine Sanctuary Proposal Is Floated, And Stakeholders Take Sides

By John Burton and Joseph Sapia On paper, the proposal by the Red Bank area-based group, the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association sounds simple: have the federal government formerly recognize a...

March 24, 2016 | comments

Chef Brings French Easter Tradition To Rumson

  Story and Photos by Art Petrosemolo There’s chocolate – and then there’s French chocolate, says French born chef Laurent Chavenet of the French Market in Rumson. Approaching its first...

March 24, 2016 | comments

Helping Children Grow

Day care center provides nutritious meals for young children By John Burton RED BANK – With the assistance of the federal and state Departments of Agriculture the staff of Monmouth Cay...

March 21, 2016 | comments

Owner Of Sandy-Damaged Sea Bright Bar Faces Battle To Reopen

  By John Burton SEA BRIGHT – It’s been a long process for Scott Kelly to reopen his Mad Hatter restaurant and bar after it was severely damaged in Super Storm...

March 21, 2016 | comments

Brookdale and NJ Transit Look to Extend Bus Routes to Campuses

By Joseph Sapia The president of Brookdale Community College and its liaison on the Monmouth County Board of Freeholders are asking NJ Transit to study the costs and benefits of...

March 18, 2016 | comments

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