Simon To Lead New Asbury Charter School

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst COLTS NECK ­– Dan Simon announced he will be leaving his post as principal of Colts Neck High School at the end of the school year for...

April 7, 2017

Monmouth County and NWS Earle Embark on Land Use Study

By John Burton LINCROFT – A federally funded study just getting underway looks to see how the longstanding Naval Weapons Station Earle can continue meeting its mission and work with...

April 7, 2017

Backyard Chicken Coops Debated in Oceanport

  By Jenna O’Donnell | OCEANPORT – A measure to allow residents to keep backyard chickens has some in the borough crying “fowl” ahead of a council meeting to decide...

April 6, 2017

New Member Joins Fair Haven Council

  By John Burton | FAIR HAVEN — The Borough Council has a new member. With the departure of Democratic Councilwoman Aimee Humphreys from the six-member governing body, the council...

April 6, 2017

OPED: The Moral and Economic Benefits of Diversity in Schools and Society

By Louis Moore We are a nation of immigrants, and cultural diversity has always been a vital aspect of our society.  “Of every hue and caste am I, of every...

April 6, 2017

Monmouth County’s Feline Problem

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – In 2016, the township spent just over $44,000 on an issue many across Monmouth County believe is becoming more and more of a problem....

April 4, 2017

Two River Tastes: Those Who Can’t Lunch, Brunch

By Sasha and Tori Sickles | Brunch has become a beloved meal for different cultures, communities, and palettes. Especially for the residents of our Two River area. Instead of your...

April 3, 2017

Democrats Tap Their Candidates

By Liz Sheehan | SHREWSBURY – Preparing for an attack on the Republican control of county offices and state offices representing the county, Monmouth County Democrats gathered at the Church...

April 3, 2017

JCP&L Underscores Need for Power Reliability

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – To explain why it believes its proposed powerline project is necessary and would benefit Monmouth County, JCP&L officials point to a situation last August, when...

April 3, 2017

Fourth Graders Set Up Shop To Help Animals

Story and photos by John Burton | KEANSBURG – Teacher Barbara Leary believes her fourth grade class gets the best of all worlds with their fundraising activities. “They learn so...

April 3, 2017

Dune Grass Planting Draws Volunteers

By Ryan Gallagher |  LONG BRANCH – Volunteers hit the sand in some New Jersey coastal town on Saturday, not to build castles or get a tan, but to help...

April 3, 2017

Two Found Dead in Shrewsbury River

By John Burton | MONMOUTH BEACH – County and local law enforcement authorities are continuing their investigations surrounding the bodies found in Shrewsbury River last week, but foul play is...

April 3, 2017

Quon & Son: Father and Son Artists

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | RED BANK – Graphic artist Mike Quon has been creating visual communications and whimsical illustrations for years. In addition to his marketing and advertising work,...

March 31, 2017

Man Jumps As Flames Engulf Red Bank Home

By John Burton | RED BANK — Firefighters on Thursday afternoon battled a blaze that engulfed a West Side residence. Borough fire companies responded to a call that came in...

March 30, 2017

Restaurant Review: Fresh

When looking for a town with a nice selection of restaurants worth a trip, what comes to mind first? Red Bank? Asbury Park? However, there is a small town that...

March 30, 2017

Thousands Turn Out For Final Power Line Public Hearing

By Jay Cook | LINCROFT – Among the sea of red t-shirts, jackets, hats and signs were small, blue stickers, each handwritten with a different number. It was a description,...

March 30, 2017

Ranney Fencer’s Next Stop: Bulgaria

  By Jay Cook | TINTON FALLS – One of the most technical sports across the globe, fencing creates a one-on-one combat-esque experience almost like no other. In such a...

March 30, 2017

CBA Relay Runners Capture National Championship

By Jay Cook | LINCROFT – For the fourth time since 2011, the Christian Brothers Academy Colts have been crowned national champions in one of the toughest relays in indoor...

March 30, 2017

Reduce Stress by Rebooting Your Brain

By Jenna O’Donnell | RUMSON – A stressed-out lifestyle often has people scrambling for therapy, medication or any aid that might provide that much needed reset button. But a Rumson-based...

March 29, 2017

A Vision for a Marina In Sandy Hook Bay

  By Liz Sheehan | SANDY HOOK – Is there a marina in Fort Hancock’s future? David Hoder, a civil engineer based in Fair Haven, presented that possibility at a meeting...

March 29, 2017

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