Monmouth Park Opens Gates, Confident About Future

By Jay Cook | OCEANPORT – Sound the trumpets: Monmouth Park is set to open 2018 as track officials are patiently waiting in the winner’s circle for a landmark ruling...

May 8, 2018 | comments

State Upholds Red Bank Charter School Extension

By Jay Cook |  RED BANK – Ongoing legal disputes challenging the Red Bank Charter School’s 2017 extension were resolved in April when the state’s top education official defended the...

May 8, 2018 | comments

Special Friends Dance The Night Away

By Chris Rotolo | Photos by Bart Lentini| RED BANK – Allie Resch, 30, is known by her family as someone who never has a bad day. So when she seemed...

May 7, 2018 | comments

Two River Theater Embarks on Expansion

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen |  RED BANK – The Two River Theater Company not only announced its 25th season, including two world premieres, it also revealed plans to break...

May 7, 2018 | comments

Flood Insurance Break For Sea Bright

By Chris Rotolo | SEA BRIGHT – Since Super Storm Sandy ransacked the borough in October 2012, rebuilding efforts have been well documented. And now they’ll be rewarded. Mayor Dina...

May 4, 2018 | comments

Experts To Probe Source Of Flooding Hot Spot

By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – When you have to break out the canoes just to get around after a rainstorm, then you know there’s a problem. For years, the...

May 3, 2018 | comments

Former County GOP Leader Dies; Monmouth U. Poll

By Jay Cook | Republican Stalwart William Dowd Remembered William Dowd, one of Monmouth County’s most visible and influential conservative figures over the past few decades, died earlier this week...

May 2, 2018 | comments

Rock Review: Rockit Science

By Chris Spiewak | Nearly 40 years after Neil Young wrote “Hey hey, my my, rock ‘n’ roll will never die,” founder and executive director Bruce Gallipani and his staff...

May 2, 2018 | comments

Oceanport Says No To Medical And Recreational Marijuana

By Chris Rotolo |  OCEANPORT – On the eve of “Weed Day,” an international holiday for cannabis consumption, the Borough Council took a stand against marijuana sales and production within its...

May 2, 2018 | comments

Simon Nynens On Life, Leadership and Fairy Tales

Simon Nynens was hired in 2006 to be vice president of nothing in particular at a local software company and eight years later became its president and chief executive officer....

May 1, 2018 | comments

Fort Microbrewery Plan Heading To Planning Board

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | OCEANPORT – The Loft at Oceanport has been chosen as the name for a new microbrewery, restaurant, coffee shop and entertainment complex expected to transform...

May 1, 2018 | comments

Owner Hopes $3.1M Restaurant Will Be Keansburg’s Crown Jewel

By Jay Cook |  KEANSBURG – Ritesh Shah knows a thing or two about being an entrepreneur. On a daily basis, he oversees orders and prescriptions at his five family-owned...

April 30, 2018 | comments

Getting Into Government

By Jay Cook |  High School Girls Encouraged To Consider Politics | TINTON FALLS – A new generation of civic-minded young women got to spend a day last week with political...

April 30, 2018 | comments

Personalized Appeal Yields Success for Red Bank Pubic Library

By Chris Rotolo | RED BANK – It was the most successful fundraising effort for the Red Bank Library Foundation, thanks to an added, personalized touch. Launched in 2013, the...

April 26, 2018 | comments

Shore Regional Warns About Dangers of Vaping

  By Chris Rotolo | OCEANPORT – PJ O’Connell can still recall scenes from his high school days, in particular the cloud of cigarette smoke that consumed him each time...

April 25, 2018 | comments

High Tech Students Tackle Food Scarcity With Math Modeling

By Michaela Boneva | LINCROFT – Students are forever wondering how math is relevant in the real world, for problems beyond science and engineering. Five High Technology High School students...

April 25, 2018 | comments

Letter: Middletown’s Ideal Beach Supports Beach Sweeps

Contributed by Sandra Vazquez | Tucked away in the North Middletown section of Middletown Township, along the Raritan Bay, is a beach called Ideal Beach and a community which refers...

April 25, 2018 | comments

Ziad Shehady Named As Red Bank’s Next Administrator

  By Jay Cook | RED BANK – In a move that officially turns the page on Stanley Sickels’ nearly four-decade career, Red Bank officials announced last week their appointment...

April 25, 2018 | comments

Curbing Feral Cats in Highlands

By Jay Cook | HIGHLANDS – Debralee Lang tiptoed through a barren Honeysuckle Lodge on Cedar Street, poking her head underneath a number of vacant, summertime bungalows while also peering...

April 24, 2018 | comments

Rumson Superintendent Leads Honest Discussion About Underage Drinking

By Chris Rotolo | RUMSON – According to superintendent Peter Righi, the April 16 Healthy Community Meeting and alcohol awareness seminar at Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School was about honest...

April 23, 2018 | comments

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