Category: News

Community Honors Life of Teacher Jonelle Melton

By John Burton RED BANK – Jonelle Melton, a victim of a brutal crime that took her away much too soon, touched the lives of many in her short life. And...

December 24, 2015 | comments

Lawmakers Propose Changes To Tax-Free Status For Hospitals

By John Burton The recent tax court ruling in Morris County and pending legislation in the state Senate have not-for-profit hospitals and municipalities figuring out their future relationship. Following a...

December 23, 2015 | comments

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