In Highlands, Voting Results Announced In Local Tradition

By Jay Cook | HIGHLANDS – Forget the glitz and glam of election night, because in Highlands they do it their own way. There aren’t hundreds of supporters congested inside...

November 12, 2017 | comments

Election Results Reflect ‘Christie Effect’

By John Burton | Democrats won a high-profile legislative race and picked up municipal seats in Tuesday’s election, but it was the Republicans who continued to have a strong showing...

November 12, 2017 | comments

Balance of Power Swings To Democrats in Red Bank Election

By John Burton | RED BANK — As the results came in on election night, the crestfallen Republican candidates saw the writing on the wall pretty quickly. When the totals...

November 12, 2017 | comments

The MCHA Tracks Sandy, Five Years On

By Rick Geffken | The Monmouth County Historical Association (MCHA) welcomed a steady stream of visitors to its headquarters during an appropriately reminiscent rainy and windy day on Sunday afternoon,...

November 12, 2017 | comments

Children’s Hospital Rooftop Gets a New Look

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez NEPTUNE – An ongoing art project will make the view for pediatric patients at Hackensack Meridian Health K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital a little more enjoyable. Rumson...

November 11, 2017 | comments

Actor Reprises ‘Our Town’ Role 60 Years Later

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez | MIDDLETOWN – His costume size may be a few sizes larger, but when Lincroft resident and amateur actor Rick Makin takes the stage at the...

November 10, 2017 | comments

Monmouth University Students Fan Out For Day of Service

By Rebecca Roth | WEST LONG BRANCH – Over 500 students from Monmouth University came together bright and early on Saturday morning, Oct. 28, to lend a helping hand and...

November 10, 2017 | comments

Monmouth Beach Cultural Center Still Shuttered

By Liz Sheehan | MONMOUTH BEACH – No date has been given for the reopening of the Monmouth Beach Cultural Center at 128 Ocean Ave., which has been closed for...

November 9, 2017 | comments

A Little Bit of Nashville Comes to the Jersey Shore

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | ASBURY PARK – As a musician, Pat Guadagno knows where his strengths lie. “I’m not a songwriter,” he said. “I’m a performer and entertainer.” So...

November 9, 2017 | comments

Civilian Rentals Will Not Be Permitted at Colts Neck Base

By John Burton | N.W.S. EARLE — The U.S. Navy has abandoned a plan to rent housing to civilians at Naval Weapons Station Earle, much to the gratitude of area...

November 9, 2017 | comments

Despite No Results, Environmentalists Say Budding Oyster Program Is a Success

By Jay Cook | RUMSON – Although an elusive, water-cleaning bivalve was not discovered in Two River waterways this summer, environmentalists say their five-month-long search was not a failure. The...

November 8, 2017 | comments

The Results Are In

By Christina Johnson | RED BANK – New Jersey has a new governor. Middletown’s Phil Murphy, a Democrat, former Goldman Sachs executive and newcomer to elected office has beaten Republican...

November 7, 2017 | comments

Filmmaker Ken Burns: Bringing the Gift of History

By John Burton | LINCROFT — Ken Burns, noted documentary filmmaker of such works as the iconic multipart series “The Civil War” and the recently aired and much-lauded series “The...

November 7, 2017 | comments

New One-Stop Center Opens for Domestic, Sexual Abuse Victims

By Jay Cook |  FREEHOLD – A one-stop shop to aid domestic violence and sexual abuse victims has opened its doors in Monmouth County and is ready to start changing...

November 7, 2017 | comments

Five Years After Sandy, Keyport Historical Settles In New Home

By Rick Geffken | KEYPORT – Harry Aumack II recalled the frantic rescue operation the night before Super Storm Sandy hit his beloved Bayshore town. “Many of our residents, including...

November 6, 2017 | comments

Preliminary Decision on Power Line Project Nears

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – In less than two weeks, Office of Administrative Law Judge Gail M. Cookson will have everything she needs to make a preliminary decision on...

November 6, 2017 | comments

Election 2017: Candidate Murphy Holds Town Hall In His Hometown

By John Burton | PORT MONMOUTH — On the anniversary of Super Storm Sandy, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Philip Murphy held his 60th town hall meeting in the Port Monmouth section...

November 5, 2017 | comments

Middletown Schools Scrap Redistricting Plan

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – A proposal to redistrict over 500 students among nine Middletown schools was unanimously shot down by the Board of Education on Monday evening after...

November 5, 2017 | comments

New Real Estate Building Planned For West River Road

By Christina Johnson | RUMSON – The new real estate office building that will be built at the busy corner of West River Road and Bingham Avenue has been designed...

November 4, 2017 | comments

High School Football Regular Season Wraps Up

By Jay Cook | And it’s come down to this. Believe it or not football fans, but we’ve already reached the final regular season game of the 2017 high school...

November 3, 2017 | comments

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