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Age Does Not Slow Shrewsbury Woman

Carlotta Niles, 102, Is Just Back From Safari by John Burton SHREWSBURY – Members of the Maasai in Kenya, Africa, bestowed a name on Carlotta Niles when she visited their...

March 31, 2016 | comments

Colts Neck Country Fair Canceled for 2016

By Joseph Sapia COLTS NECK – For the first time in a quarter century, there will no Colts Neck Country Fair in the summer. The fair, generally held over four...

March 31, 2016 | comments

Red Bank’s ‘Couch to 5K’ Running Program Takes First Steps

by John Burton RED BANK – For Red Bank Parks and Recreation Director Charlie Hoffmann, the aim is simple: no matter how sedentary they have been, those who signed up for...

March 30, 2016 | comments

Women in Tech Panel Shares Lessons to Overcoming Challenges in the Industry

By Shannon Connelly What are the challenges facing women working in the largely male dominated technology industry? And, more importantly, how can women overcome these challenges? These were some of...

March 29, 2016 | comments

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

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