Harbor Commission Hints at Beautification Efforts

By Chris Rotolo | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The sound of waves lapping up against vessels docked in the historic Atlantic Highlands harbor creates a sense of serenity. It’s a favorite...

August 30, 2018 | comments

Keeping Power Companies Honest

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – There are public policy programs for fresher air and cleaner drinking water, but a new advocacy group believes the focus should also be on...

August 30, 2018 | comments

Retail, Commercial Proposals Pitched for Former Fort Monmouth Commissary

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | FORT MONMOUTH – When Fort Monmouth closed in 2011, area veterans and active military personnel bemoaned the loss of the base’s Commissary and Post Exchange...

August 30, 2018 | comments

Basketball Under the Lights

Photos and story by George Mazzeo | RUMSON – Under the setting sun on the banks of the Navesink River, the cheers of excited parents and basketball fans can be...

August 30, 2018 | comments

Red Bank Takes First Steps to Welcome Medical Pot

By Jay Cook | RED BANK – After Gov. Phil Murphy took office earlier this year on the promise of expanding and legalizing marijuana, some Two River towns acted swiftly...

August 30, 2018 | comments

New County Homeless Shelter Construction Begins

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | OCEANPORT – Site work has started at a 3.1-acre location on the former Fort Monmouth where footings are being poured for a 4,500-square-foot temporary homeless...

August 29, 2018 | comments

Middletown Police Patrol Henry Hudson Trail On ATVs

By Chris Rotolo | MIDDLETOWN –The first time Anne Scheidermann heard the hum of an ATV engine coming up behind her during a bike ride last spring on the Henry...

August 28, 2018 | comments

A New Kind of Ballet Company Presents Shakespeare

Monmouth County’s first professional ballet company has been established at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center, led by Juilliard alum and Ocean Grove resident Gabriel Chajnik. Chajnik, a former dancer with...

August 27, 2018 | comments

Green Light Given To 150-Acre Redevelopment Plan

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – The township’s governing body unanimously approved an extensive 150-acre redevelopment plan for the famed Circus Liquors property along Route 35 earlier this week, paving...

August 27, 2018 | comments

Letter: Slow Down And Really Enjoy The River

Contributed by Rik Van Hemmen | The Navesink River is unique resource for the river communities. In researching my book on the historical use of the river, it was clear...

August 26, 2018 | comments

RFH Asks Voters For $12.6M Upgrade To High School

By Jay Cook | RUMSON – A special bond referendum will be held this fall asking Rumson and Fair Haven homeowners to spend $12.59 million in a “tax-neutral” proposal featuring...

August 24, 2018 | comments

Pop Warner Program In Need of Funds to Sustain Football Team

By Cassie Galasetti | Asbury Park Pop Warner president Teddy Wilson huddled his team together hyping them up for practice and their first game of the season Aug. 25. Currently...

August 24, 2018 | comments

Red Bank RiverCenter Works To Identify Vision

By Chris Rotolo | RED BANK – The vision statement that will inform the direction of Red Bank’s downtown business district hasn’t been determined yet, but the framework is in...

August 20, 2018 | comments

Money Missing From RFH Touchdown Club Fund

By Jay Cook | RUMSON – The nonprofit organization that raises funds for the Pop Warner and high school football programs in the borough and Fair Haven announced that money...

August 20, 2018 | comments

Little Silver Introduces Zoning Ordinances For Affordable Housing

By Chris Rotolo |  LITTLE SILVER – A special meeting concerning the borough’s affordable housing obligations settlement agreement was held Aug. 13, where five new ordinances were introduced. When a...

August 19, 2018 | comments

60th Annual Junior Sweepstakes Regatta

Photos by Patrick Olivero | This year marked the 60th annual Junior Sweepstakes Regatta. Hosted jointly by the Shrewsbury Yacht Club and Monmouth Boating Club, the regatta consisted of four days...

August 19, 2018 | comments

New Piping Rock Memorial Park Plan Gets Thumbs Up From Residents, Town

By Jay Cook |  RUMSON – Concerned East River Road residents and borough officials have reached common ground for the immediate redevelopment of Piping Rock Memorial Park after two months...

August 19, 2018 | comments

Fir Farm Hops Fest Taps into Brewing Community

By Chris Rotolo | COLTS NECK –Bob Clark can still recall his pride when he first ventured to a local brewery and was treated to an ale brewed from a...

August 18, 2018 | comments

Floods Wash Out Atlantic Highlands Streets, Trails

By Jay Cook | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – An intense thunderstorm rolled through the Two River area last week and destroyed businesses, ruined borough infrastructure and even caused a pair of...

August 18, 2018 | comments

After-School Programs Are Critical To Children’s Futures

By Cassie Galasetti | Melissa Halk, program manager of the All Stars Afterschool Program at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School in Asbury Park, is always excited when she greets the...

August 17, 2018 | comments

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