Category: News

Oceanport’s Write-In Mayor Prepares To Take Office

By John Burton OCEANPORT – Mayor-elect John “Jay” Coffey may have been the most surprised by his Nov. 3 election win. “I had only written a concession speech,” Coffey acknowledged,...

December 22, 2015 | comments

Family Resource Associates Gives Hope And Help To Families

by Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen Nearly 30 years ago Maire Merritt gave birth to her second daughter, Eileen, who has Down syndrome. “I knew nothing about Down syndrome or cognitive...

December 22, 2015 | comments

New Museum Will Highlight Laird’s Legacy

Story and Photos by Laura D.C. Kolnoski Lisa Laird Dunn is still making history – and America’s oldest blended Applejack. The ninth generation steward of Laird’s Distillery is turning an...

December 22, 2015 | comments

Dear Santa: Rotary Club Answers Wishes

By John Burton RED BANK — Santa Claus is answering the letters from children. Spoiler Alert: It’s not really Santa. But this holiday season members of the Red Bank Rotary...

December 17, 2015 | comments

Festive Ferry Trip Lifts Spirits of Sick Kids

HIGHLANDS – Dreams come true, at least small ones. And for one glorious afternoon on Saturday, they did, when Dennis and Linda McGinnis of Jason’s Dreams for Kids turned Seastreak’s...

December 17, 2015 | comments