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New Apartments, Retail Coming to West Side Transit Hub

RED BANK – An expansive mixed use development project is now on track for the area around the NJ Transit commuter rail station. The borough Planning Board on Monday, Oct. 17...

October 24, 2016 | comments

Do Your Homework Before Giving To Charities

CAVEAT EMPTOR. Let the buyer beware. Consumers should do their homework before hiring a home contractor or purchasing a major appliance or new car. We know that. But the same...

October 24, 2016 | comments

Rail Rage: Utility Opposition Captures NJ Transit’s Attention

Story and photo by Jay Cook NEWARK – Instead of the usual Thursday morning commute, dozens of concerned Monmouth County residents made the trip to One Penn Plaza East in...

October 24, 2016 | comments

Officials Spar Over Downtown Lot Redevelopment

RED BANK – A long-protracted, large, downtown residential project may have moved a little closer to being realized with a narrowly split Planning Board decision. The borough Planning Board on...

October 24, 2016 | comments

Talks Stall Between Navy and Local Officials Over Rentals

By Joseph Sapia COLTS NECK – Frustrated with the idea of opening housing on Naval Weapons Station Earle to the general public, local officials are hoping U.S. Rep. (R-NJ) Chris...

October 24, 2016 | comments

Who Knew Bulldogs Could Surf?

By Jay Cook At the high school level, true passion comes out in its purest form. Teachers tirelessly perfect lesson plans, counselors familiarize themselves with students, and coaches teach for...

October 19, 2016 | comments

Jon and Tracey Stewart Take Ownership of Colts Neck Farm

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia COLTS NECK – Entertainer Jon Stewart and his wife, Tracey, are now the owners of the historic Hockhockson Farm, where they plan to open...

October 18, 2016 | comments

“Grown In Monmouth” Marketing Campaign Takes Root

By Joseph Sapia Seventeen farmers will begin using Monmouth County government’s new “Grown in Monmouth” logo, to tell their customers they are selling home-grown products. The copyrighted logo – with the words Grown...

October 18, 2016 | comments

The Bay Avenue Renaissance: Highlands Rebuild Nearing Finish

Story and photos by Jay Cook HIGHLANDS – There was no shortage of hardships in areas affected by Super Storm Sandy throughout the state; shorelines were left unrecognizable, residential districts...

October 17, 2016 | comments

Sea Bright Officials Secure In Use Of Metered Parking Fees

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – Could a court decision last month that ordered Belmar to place funds from increased beachfront parking fees into the account that is utilized only...

October 17, 2016 | comments

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