Letters and Commentary

Re-Elect Our Rocket Scientist, Rush Holt, to Congress To the Editor: Last month, Rep. Rush Holt and Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen visited Princeton Plasma Physics Lab (PPPL) and announced that the...

July 27, 2012 | comments

Skywatch For The Week Of July 27-August 3, 2012

By Flo Higgins Leo is a fixed, fire sign that loves attention, so Leos cannot be ignored. If you think you can ignore a Leo, you have another thing coming....

July 27, 2012 | comments

Offering a Helping Hand

Vacation Bible School at Embury United Methodist Church in Little Silver was held during the week of July 9.  Each day during the week, the youngsters brought food and other...

July 27, 2012 | comments

Scene On Film: “Take This Waltz”

By Joan Ellis Take This Waltz is about love and infidelity, but that tells you next to nothing about what unfolds here. Let’s look at the bare bones before taking a...

July 27, 2012 | comments

About Town

RED BANK Former New Jersey Devils player Jim Dowd’s Shoot for the Stars Foundation will be holding its 15th Annual Shore High School All-Star Hockey Game at 5:15 p.m. Sunday,...

July 27, 2012 | comments

Shop, Rock and Stroll!

Red Bank holds its 58th annual sidewalk sale RED BANK – The borough’s business district will be filled with bargains and interesting finds during its 58th annual sidewalk sale sponsored...

July 27, 2012 | comments

Gillespie Named Agent of the Month

RUMSON – Linda Gillespie, sales professional with Resources Real Estate in Rumson, was named Agent of the Month for June. Gillespie is consistently a top producer for the company since...

July 20, 2012 | comments

RBR Commercial Art Graduates Leave Visual Legacy to Library

LITTLE SILVER – Six senior commercial art majors from the Red Bank Regional (RBR) Visual and Performing Arts Academy created a giant lasting visual legacy that all visitors to the RBR...

July 20, 2012 | comments

New Zealand Pinot Noirs Have a Lot Going for Them

By Charles B. Rubinstein New Zealand made a name in the wine world back in the 1960s when its sauvignon blanc came on to the market and was a hit...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Authorities Investigating Whether Proposed Casino Boat is Legal

By John Burton ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The simmering controversy over whether to allow a casino boat to operate out of the municipally operated harbor may be rendered moot by a...

July 20, 2012 | comments

At Long Lash

By Julie Davis Perfect lashes for summer – without the drip, run or smear Summer’s brutal heat and unbearable humidity may be your hair’s worst enemy, but it’s also your...

July 20, 2012 | comments

6th Motor Battalion Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary

By John Burton RED BANK – It was a gathering to “celebrate 60 years of truckin’ it like nobody’s business,” in the words of U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Peter Mahoney....

July 20, 2012 | comments

Holocaust Center Nearing Completion

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – Con­struc­tion work for the most part will be completed by mid-August for a new facility to house the Center for Holo­caust, Human Rights and Genocide...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Grand Slam Tennis… Where It All Began

By Linda McK. Stewart “Purely perfect.” Such was the modest assess­ment of famed architect Stanford White as he surveyed his newly completed triumph, the Tennis Casino at Newport, R.I. The...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Highlands Stories Told in New Book

By Anastasia Millicker HIGHLANDS – In his fifth book about High­lands, John P. King let the people of the borough tell their own stories. Starting with a 1819 letter from...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Skywatch For The Week of July 20-27, 2012

By Flo Higgins There is no more dramatic Astrological sign than Leo. They love the drama of living on the edge, the drama of chaos and, most of all, the...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Monmouth County: The Jewish Newport of the Jersey Shore

By Sharon Hazard RED BANK – As part of its yearlong 75th anniversary celebration, Red Bank’s Eisner Memorial Library sponsored a presentation about Monmouth County called the “Jewish Newport of...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Scene On Film: “The Amazing Spider-Man”

By Joan Ellis Welcome to the thinking man’s blockbuster.  The first scene grabs our attention without even a hint of pyro­technics and gives us instead a story soaked in science. A...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Found Around Town: Summer Sizzlers

By Julie Davis If this month’s 90-plus temperatures are any indication of what’s to come — we’re in for a seriously steamy August. Luckily, we’ve pulled together a list of...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Monmouth U. Donates $250,000 to W. Long Branch for Fire Truck

Monmouth University and the borough of West Long Branch are sharing the cost of a new $500,000 fire truck with the university committing $250,000 in payments of $25,000 each year...

July 20, 2012 | comments

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