In Fair Haven, Biking and Walkability To Continue As Priorities

By Chris Rotolo | FAIR HAVEN — At the borough’s annual reorganization meeting Tuesday, Mayor Benjamin Lucarelli predicted the potential future rehabilitation of the iconic Oceanic Bridge will be one...

January 10, 2018 | comments

New Year of Fitness: WEforum Sends a Message of Fitness

  By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez | The start of the new year is the perfect time to embark on a fitness routine. If you overindulged during the holidays – or...

January 9, 2018 | comments

Saluting the Smithereens’ DiNizio With a Basie Celebration

By May Ann Bourbeau | RED BANK – E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt chose the Jersey rock band the Smithereens to headline the opening of Little Steven’s Underground...

January 9, 2018 | comments

Highlands Optimistic In The New Year

By John Sorce | HIGHLANDS – Optimism was the recurring theme at the borough’s reorganization meeting on New Year’s Day. “Today’s an exciting day for me,” said Highlands Mayor Rick...

January 9, 2018 | comments

MAST Drill Team Marches To A First Place Finish

SANDY HOOK  – Cadets from the drill team of the Marine Academy of Science and Technology (MAST) Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) took first place overall at Manchester...

January 8, 2018 | comments

Democrats Back at the Helm in Red Bank

By Jay Cook | RED BANK – Now that the Democrats are in power on the governing body, they plan to influence the most important hire in the borough in...

January 8, 2018 | comments

Don’t Let Winter Keep You from Exercising Outdoors

By M. J. Alvarez | Scandinavians have a saying that deals with the low temperatures we have been experiencing in our area recently: “There is no such thing as bad...

January 7, 2018 | comments

Oceanport Looks to 2018, With Concern For Monmouth Park

By Chris Rotolo | OCEANPORT — At Monday afternoon’s reorganization meeting it was clear the mayor and six-member Borough Council will be focused on horse racing subsidies in the new...

January 7, 2018 | comments

The Navesink Freezes Over, And The Ice Boats Take Off

Photos by Bart Lentini | Story by Emma Wulfhorst | RED BANK—Over 100 local ice sailors from the North Shrewsbury Ice Boat & Yacht Club (NSIBYC) gathered in Red Bank...

January 6, 2018 | comments

Critelli Tapped As Next Holmdel Mayor

By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – An accord struck last year by Holmdel’s all-Republican governing body calls for an annual rotation of its elected officials to govern from the mayor’s...

January 6, 2018 | comments

Blizzard Brings Gusting Wind and Chill

By Christina Johnson | MONMOUTH COUNTY – Snow and blowing wind is having a major impact in Monmouth County today. Throughout the day, blizzard conditions from a so-called “bomb cyclone”...

January 4, 2018 | comments

2017 Two River Times All Area Football Team

Selected by Two River Times Sports Editor Rich Chrampanis and Sports Reporter Jay Cook FIRST TEAM OFFENSE QB: George Pearson, Mater Dei Prep QB: Haaziq Daniels, St. John Vianney RB:...

January 1, 2018 | comments

Restaurant Review: Dish

By Bob Sacks | It’s a tribute to a restaurant when the warm and friendly atmosphere it strives to create carries over to the patrons as well, and the entire...

December 30, 2017 | comments

New Holmdel Library Perks Include Spaciousness And Atmosphere

By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – Attention Monmouth County residents who haven’t stepped inside a library in a while. You’ll want to renew your card. After months of construction and...

December 29, 2017 | comments

Two Bayshore Towns Push for Opioid Education

By Jay Cook | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Ryan Fisher has been fighting drug addiction for almost his entire adult life. Growing up as a young man without his father in...

December 29, 2017 | comments

Tower Challenge Puts High Tech Students to the Test

By Jennifer Driscoll | The Principles of Engineering course at High Technology High School challenges students to solve real-world problems through hands-on experience – most recently by building 8-foot tall...

December 29, 2017 | comments

Kings Highway Traffic Light Progressing

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – All signs are pointing to the summer of 2018 as the completion date for an intersection overhaul in the Middletown Village Historic District. After...

December 28, 2017 | comments

Entrepreneurs Back New Semi-Pro Soccer League

By John Sorce | EATONTOWN – More than 100 people gathered on Sunday, Dec. 17 to celebrate the kickoff of FC Monmouth, a new Monmouth County-based men’s soccer team that will participate...

December 28, 2017 | comments

A Remembrance of Christmas Past

By Muriel J. Smith | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Christmas is a special time and many can cite a memorable celebration. Many residents at CareOne at King James recall decades of...

December 28, 2017 | comments

For Towns, Time to Reorganize

By Jay Cook | Not only does the calendar turn after the New Year, but so do the local governing bodies around the state. Incumbent and newly elected officials will...

December 27, 2017 | comments

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