Rumson-Fair Haven Grad Prepping for Lax World Cup

  By Jay Cook | FAIR HAVEN – After playing in championship games throughout
 high school and collegiate career, Fair Haven’s most accomplished lacrosse player is taking her talents to...

July 14, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: 26 West on the Navesink

  Location, Location, Location! With the picturesque Navesink River as the sparkling backdrop, and part of the setting sun visible through the three expansive glass door-walls on the night of...

July 14, 2017 | comments

Belford Boat Sunk, The First For New Artificial Reef

By Jay Cook | POINT PLEASANT BEACH – It’s rare that any news of a boat sinking beneath the depths is celebrated, but an exception occurred last week when the...

July 13, 2017 | comments

Sea Bright Gets Strict With Liquor Licenses

By Liz Sheehan | SEA BRIGHT – For the first time, the borough has placed conditions on renewing liquor licenses for restaurants and beach clubs. “Sea Bright, before this year,...

July 13, 2017 | comments

To Control Deer, Colts Neck Urges More Hunting

By Jay Cook | COLTS NECK – Elected officials say it’s time to crack down on the persistent problem of white-tailed deer overpopulation with the only guaranteed method they know:...

July 11, 2017 | comments

NJ Rep Brings Big Plans for Future

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen LONG BRANCH – Gabor and SuzAnne Barabas, the husband-and-wife team that founded the New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch 20 years ago, were driving...

July 10, 2017 | comments

Supreme Court To Review NJ Sports Betting Ban

By John Burton | OCEANPORT — It’s a little soon to pop the champagne cork, but supporters of Monmouth Park are welcoming a decision by the nation’s highest court to...

July 10, 2017 | comments

Vacant for a Decade, Route 35 Site Eyed for Daycare, Retail Center

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – The site of a long-vacant restaurant on Route 35 may be the next piece of township real estate headed for redevelopment. The Steak and...

July 9, 2017 | comments

Have You Seen That Mega Yacht Off The Hook?

By Jay Cook | RARITAN BAY – One of the most lavish and enormous yachts in the world has been enjoying a summer vacation in New York and New Jersey...

July 9, 2017 | comments

A Pharmacy Fills a Void On Red Bank’s West Side

By John Burton | RED BANK — There is a relationship that develops between a pharmacy, and its pharmacist, and the community it serves that goes beyond simply a business-customer one. And it’s been a long...

July 8, 2017 | comments

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

By Emma Wulfhorst | SHREWSBURY — People young and old, from different towns, states and even countries, gathered on the lawn outside the historic Allen House, 400 Sycamore Ave. on...

July 7, 2017 | comments

Father and Son Offer Ice Cream and Old-Time Memories

By John Burton | MIDDLETOWN – It’s about the memories as much as the ice cream for Mark Hinlicky. “I have these memories etched in my mind, as a kid,...

July 7, 2017 | comments

Remembering Middletown’s Public Information Officer, Cindy Herrschaft

Contributed by Middletown Mayor Gerard P. Scharfenberger | On June 28, the Middletown Township family lost one of its beloved members, Public Information Officer (PIO) Cindy Herrschaft to cancer.  Cindy...

July 7, 2017 | comments

Dining at the Jersey Shore’s Beach Clubs

By Eli Rallo | SEA BRIGHT – Where there’s a 3-mile stretch of beach, there’s a way. As the sun goes down on a summer evening over Sea Bright, the...

July 7, 2017 | comments

Jersey Shore Ball Players Enjoy Big League Experience

By Jay Cook | PHILADELPHIA – Not every baseball player is afforded the experience of playing in a Major League ballpark, but that dream came true for the 30-plus baseball...

July 6, 2017 | comments

Have Wine, Will Travel

By Bob Sacks | Ever wonder why some restaurants allow patrons to bring in their own bottles of wine (BYOB) while others do not; and some with a liquor license...

July 6, 2017 | comments

Federal Dollars Coming for Inconvenient Intersection

By Jay Cook | COLTS NECK – Long-sought relief for one of the more headache-inducing intersections in Monmouth County is on the way. The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders...

July 6, 2017 | comments

Holmdel Talks Affordable Housing with Residents

By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – Discussions over what impact affordable housing would have on New Jersey towns have been constant since 1975, and that conversation continued at this week’s...

July 6, 2017 | comments

Musicals and More at Spring Lake Theatre

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | SPRING LAKE – Gwyneth Fahy wanted to play the role of Annie for years, possibly more than anyone has wanted to play the spunky little...

July 6, 2017 | comments

‘Halftime With Don’

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen | DON DEVERS, A retired NFL player and widower, who now lives alone in a sparsely furnished apartment sleeping in an upholstered recliner and living...

July 5, 2017 | comments

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