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Middletown School Budget Includes Hiring New Security Officers

  By Jay Cook  | MIDDLETOWN – On the heels of yet another fatal school shooting earlier in the day, this time in Maryland, Middletown’s Board of Education took steps...

March 29, 2018 | comments

Old Parker Homestead Given New Grants

By Rick Geffken | LITTLE SILVER – A group that operates Little Silver’s historic Parker House was recently awarded nearly $8,000 through two matching preservation grants, one which will be...

March 28, 2018 | comments

Independent Toy Stores Hope Service, Expertise Will Keep Them Busy

By Chris Rotolo | For Hobbymasters owner Lou Torisi, the announcement that Toys ‘R’ Us had filed for bankruptcy and would be liquidating its 800 stores around United States produced...

March 26, 2018 | comments

Red Bank Boro Schools Lash Out Over Latest State Aid Numbers

By Jay Cook | RED BANK – In his inaugural budget address last week, Gov. Phil Murphy proposed an increase of $283.6 million in state “formula” aid that goes directly...

March 26, 2018 | comments

Oceanport To Address Street Drainage Issues

By Chris Rotolo |  OCEANPORT – Officials believe the solution to Oceanport’s troublesome flooding issues is in clearing a system of storm drains that have needed attention since Super Storm...

March 25, 2018 | comments

‘March For Our Lives’ Planned For Red Bank

RED BANK – A march to bring awareness to gun violence could attract hundreds of people on Saturday, March 24 in Red Bank. “The Two Rivers Families – March for...

March 23, 2018 | comments

Fair Haven Transportation Plan Crosses the Finish Line

By Jay Cook | FAIR HAVEN – Walking and biking have long been prized in Fair Haven’s small, riverside community. And now active outdoor enthusiasts are expressing satisfaction that a...

March 23, 2018 | comments

Freeholders OK Probe Into Second Complaint Against Curley

By Jay Cook  | FREEHOLD – The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders has a decision to make: Release a second employee complaint against fellow Freeholder John P. Curley or...

March 22, 2018 | comments

Robots Make A Splash At This Year’s Makers Day

Story and photos by Michaela Boneva | MANALAPAN – New Jersey’s annual Makers Day on Saturday gathered more than 30 groups displaying their creativity at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters....

March 21, 2018 | comments

Middletown Residents Sue Township Over Redevelopment Process

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – A contingent of residents distressed about how 150-plus acres of land along Route 35 could be developed have taken a legal step they hope...

March 21, 2018 | comments

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