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Oyster Reefs Could Return to The Navesink

  State Approves Artificial Reefs for Research John Burton It didn’t go as far as environmental groups wanted, but recently approved state legislation may eventually allow for the return of...

January 29, 2016 | comments

Middletown’s Bayshore Gets Through Blizzard Without Major Floods

Story and photos By Wilson Conde MIDDLETOWN – Bayshore residents put their snow removal equipment to work Sunday following the first major snowstorm of the season, which dumped roughly two feet...

January 29, 2016 | comments

Who’s Cookin’ in Colts Neck? Branch library holds 3,000 cookbooks

Story and Photos by Joseph Sapia COLTS NECK – In the 1980s, Colts Neck-Atlantic Grange Library received an unusual gift: well over 2,000 cookbooks. The collection had belonged to township...

January 29, 2016 | comments

‘Grown in Monmouth’ Gains Strength In Numbers

  By Joseph Sapia

 Randy Peck has seen the landscape change since he began farming in 1979. He started out as a wholesaler. Now, Peck, who grows vegetables, nursery stock...

January 28, 2016 | comments

Future Uncertain For Concrete Pavilion

By Joseph Sapia HIGHLANDS – What will happen to the controversial Super Storm Sandy memorial sitting on borough property between Sandy Hook Bay and the Robert D. Wilson Memorial Community...

January 28, 2016 | comments

Red Bank Forum Is One-Sided In Charter School’s Absence

300 Hundred Attend on Eve of Blizzard By John Burton RED BANK – It was supposed to be an opportunity for both the charter school and public schools to make their cases...

January 28, 2016 | comments

Local Pet Stores Dispute Alleged Consumer Affairs Violations

  By Jay Cook The state’s newly amended Pet Purchase Protection Act is designed to create transparency between pet stores and customers. The law aims to give prospective pet buyers the...

January 24, 2016 | comments

Holocaust Survivor Brings Message Of Perseverance To Middle Schoolers

By Madelynne Kislovsky RED BANK – Hanna Wechsler would not be speaking of her perilous journey if it were not for her extreme tenacity and desire to survive. Wechsler spoke...

January 23, 2016 | comments

Safety Improvements Coming to Busy Belford Intersection

by Joseph Sapia

 MIDDLETOWN – Motorists and pedestrians can expect to see improvements at the Belford intersection of Leonardville Road and East Road in 2017. The traffic signal will be...

January 22, 2016 | comments

Starbucks Plans Drive-Thru Store For Route 35 Island

By Wilson Conde MIDDLETOWN – The Starbucks coffee chain is looking to build a second Middletown location on Route 35, near Tindall Road. The new store, if built, will be a...

January 22, 2016 | comments

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