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Moon Tells of the Lives of Red Bankers

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez RED BANK  ­– It took countless hours of researching archives, interviewing residents and tapping memories to create the book “Legendary Locals of Red Bank,” published in...

August 29, 2014 | comments

Irish Setters Keep Middletown Woman On Her Toes

Story and Photos by Art Petrosemolo MIDDLETOWN – Anne Smith has two children and seven grandchildren but it is her four Irish setters, all from championship stock, that keep her...

August 29, 2014 | comments

Concours d’Elegance to Benefit Big Brothers, Big Sisters

HOLMDEL – Cars, kids and fashion take center stage this fall, as picturesque Hop Brook Farm again plays host to the annual Monmouth County Concours d’Elegance. Automobile collectors and aficionados from...

August 29, 2014 | comments

State Announces 236 More Post-Sandy Home Elevation Grants

TRENTON – The state has announced the distribution of 236 more federal Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) awards to assist homeowners with costs incurred in elevating their homes. The home...

August 29, 2014 | comments

39th NJ Clearwater Festival Set for Sept. 13

LONG BRANCH – The 39th Annual Clearwater Festival, New Jersey’s oldest eco-festival, will fill the oceanside Great Lawn from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, with music, song...

August 29, 2014 | comments

Brookdale’s Education Open Set for Sept. 18

FARMINGDALE – The Brookdale Community College Foundation’s 35th Annual Education Open Golf Outing will be held on Thursday, Sept. 18, at Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club in Farmingdale. The...

August 29, 2014 | comments

Monmouth Medical to Hold Seminar for Caregivers on Alzheimer’s

LONG BRANCH – Monmouth Medical Center, in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Association, will host a special three-part educational seminar on Living with Alzheimer’s Disease for the Caregiver: Middle Stage. The seminars...

August 29, 2014 | comments

Skimbash 2014 Slated for Sept. 6-7 in Sea Bright

SEA BRIGHT – The 11th annual SkimBash skimboarding competition returns Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6-7, at the municipal beach. The high-energy, exciting community event offers thrills for competitors and spectators...

August 29, 2014 | comments

Middletown Pays Tribute to Sept. 11 Victims

MIDDLETOWN – A silent tribute will be paid to Middletown residents, who died in the World Trade Center tragedy, with a wreath laying at 8:46 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at...

August 29, 2014 | comments

Effort to Bring Strings Program Back to RB Schools Raises $3,000 So Far

By John Burton RED BANK – The chance to again hear the music of young violinists and cellists coming from the district public schools is becoming more likely. The public...

August 22, 2014 | comments

It’s Fair Haven Firemen’s Fair Time

FAIR HAVEN – While some might be lamenting the impending end of summer, others are gearing up for the latest edition of the much anticipated borough firemen’s fair. The fair...

August 22, 2014 | comments

A Clean Slate

By Michele J. Kuhn RED BANK – As Crystal Hackett opened the large cardboard box in her classroom, her smile was wide as she pulled out the new, wrapped books...

August 22, 2014 | comments

‘Big Step’ for Fort Hancock

By John Burton FORT HANCOCK – The National Park Service is taking a major step toward looking for tenants to occupy and rehabilitate the aging historic structures at Fort Hancock...

August 22, 2014 | comments

Monmouth U Professor Publishes Book on Cemeteries

  WEST LONG BRANCH – Monmouth University anthropology professor Richard Veit and Cornell University archaeology professor Sherene Baugher have co-authored a new book, “The Archaeology of American Cemeteries and Gravemarkers,”...

August 22, 2014 | comments

So Long to Shoe Business

By John Burton RED BANK – The shop at 18 Broad St. has been a shoe store for a long time, but as of Tuesday, Aug. 26, the home of...

August 22, 2014 | comments

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