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Volunteers Catch the Local Ecosystem In Their Nets

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP – Joe Reynolds and helper Mitch Mickley walked a few yards out into the Raritan Bay on Sunday, a 50-foot seine stretched...

September 19, 2016 | comments

Monmouth Medical Receives $1 Million Gift

LONG BRANCH – Monmouth Medical Center has received a $1 million donation from the Tigger House Foundation to support the medical center’s response to the opioid overdose crisis, according to...

September 19, 2016 | comments

180 Turning Lives Around Looks for a Special Kind of Volunteer

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez HAZLET – There’s a special kind of person who becomes a Domestic Violence Response Team (DVRT) volunteer. A person ready to listen to victims’ stories, provide...

September 19, 2016 | comments

Congressman Pallone Discusses Stance On Pot, Gambling and Power Lines

Story and photo by John Burton KEYPORT – U.S. Representative Frank Pallone Jr. believes the national media paint an inaccurate portrait of work he and his colleagues – on both...

September 19, 2016 | comments

Hundreds Turn Out to ‘Never Forget’ Middletown’s 9/11 Victims

Story and photo by Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN – As he left the annual remembrance ceremony for the 37 township residents who were killed at the World Trade Center terrorist attacks...

September 19, 2016 | comments

No Bank For Now

By John Burton FAIR HAVEN – It’s back to the drawing board for M&M Realty Partners, seeking additional time for its proposal to build an Investors Bank branch on River Road....

September 19, 2016 | comments

Rumson Looks To Buy Island Properties In The Navesink

By Joseph Sapia RUMSON – The borough is negotiating to buy two island properties in the Navesink River, which it says it could use to preserve open space, protect the...

September 19, 2016 | comments

Route 35 Village Proposal Postponed

By Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN – The township Planning Board has delayed hearing the Route 35 Village project – a combination of almost 340,000 square feet of commercial space and 350...

September 19, 2016 | comments

Monmouth Beach Takes Action To Lower Flood Insurance Rates

By Liz Sheehan MONMOUTH BEACH – A meeting on the draft Floodplain Management Plan for the borough held Tuesday night at the town’s Cultural Center drew residents who wanted to...

September 19, 2016 | comments

NJ Surfing Trailblazers Set To Reunite

Original Kiernan Surfers Popularized The Sport On The Jersey Shore By Jay Cook The year 1965 changed the way surfing was viewed on the Jersey Shore. Picture the scene: empty...

September 16, 2016 | comments

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