High Expectations for a 40th Birthday

Someone once advised me to set my expectations low so I would never be disappointed.  Not being one to subscribe to that theory, I often imagine that holidays, vacations and...

May 11, 2012 | comments

Happy Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is hands down my favorite day of the year.  I get to sleep late and take a break from my usual motherly roles of cook, maid, taxi driver,...

May 11, 2012 | comments

And,They’re Off!

By John Burton Monmouth Park opens May 12 for its 67th season OCEANPORT – Those celebrating the start of a new racing season at Monmouth Park acknowledge, it’s been a tough...

May 11, 2012 | comments

Lady in Pink 

By Julie Davis Sally Harris, a six-year breast cancer survivor, gets a hot, new makeover Area towns have been awash in shades of pink as Riverview Medical Center’s sixth annual...

May 11, 2012 | comments

Awareness, Funds Raised for Suicide Prevention at RBR

By John Burton LITTLE SILVER — “You’ll be helping to save lives. You’ll be walking to save lives,” Grace Rumph, a freshman at Red Bank Regional High School, told her...

May 10, 2012 | comments

Want to Go Out and Play?

By John Burton Website launched to help match players with games Sometimes it’s tough to find people who want to shoot some hoops, play a little softball or toss around...

May 10, 2012 | comments

While Some Cancel, Other Towns Continue to Plan July 4 Fireworks

By John Burton While some communities in the two river area have decided to forego their Independence Day/Summer traditional fireworks, do not fear; there will be opportunities to see shells...

May 10, 2012 | comments

Truth Behind The Glam

New business grows from struggle with breast cancer By Michele J. Kuhn RED BANK – When it comes to the signature color for breast cancer, Elio Ventrella wishes there was...

May 4, 2012 | comments

Area Towns Painted Pink with Planned Special Events

Evening with Bill Rancic at Count Basie Theatre among highlights of Pink Week Paint the Town Pink festivities kick off Friday, May 4 with the Party for Pink. The event,...

May 4, 2012 | comments

Photos of Breast Cancer Survivors Used to Encourage Women to Schedule Mammograms

By Michele J. Kuhn FAIR HAVEN – It’s courage and inspiration that Maureen Bay sees when she looks at the faces and into the eyes of women – and men...

May 4, 2012 | comments

For Bob Lyttle, the Battle Against Breast Cancer is Personal

Car dealer learns about giving back to others from his family By Michele J. Kuhn KEYPORT – Bob Lyttle, owner of Tom’s Ford, is a firm believer in the need...

May 4, 2012 | comments

Skywatch For The Week of May 4-11, 2012

By Flo Higgins Security is the main need of a Taurus. They like having a bank account, a home and are involved with family. Because of this need a Taurus...

May 4, 2012 | comments

Scene On Film: “Darling Companion”

By Joan Ellis Darling Companion is a good news/bad news movie. Reasons to see it: nice idea, good cast. Reasons not to: promise unfulfilled. Who wouldn’t want to see a...

May 4, 2012 | comments

The Adult World Seen Through a Child’s Eyes Subject of Final Two River Theater...

Popular Before Play talk to be held prior to each performance RED BANK – Two River Theater Company concludes its 2011-2012 season with Alan Ayckbourn’s My Wonderful Day, directed by...

May 4, 2012 | comments

Eagles Defense Gives South 1-0 Edge Over North In Pitcher’s Duel

By Ryan Fennell Middletown – It took some old-fashioned small-ball from the Middletown South Eagles to squeak out a 1-0 win over cross-town and division rival Middletown North under the...

May 4, 2012 | comments

RBC Bats Silent In 7-0 MCT Loss To Manalapan

By Ryan Fennell Red Bank – It seemed one big inning would be all the Caseys needed to steal the lead, and the game, away from Manalapan last Friday in...

May 4, 2012 | comments

Mental Health Association Dinner to Feature Community Awards Winners

SHREWSBURY – Six area residents will be honored with special awards during the Mental Health Association of Monmouth County’s annual dinner. The dinner will be held from 6 p.m. to...

May 3, 2012 | comments

Monmouth Medical Center Hosts Geriatric Education Program

LONG BRANCH – Results from the most recent census shows more than 12 million Americans are between the ages of 75 and 94. With an estimated 77 million baby boomers...

May 3, 2012 | comments

Shore House Aims to Make a Difference in People’s Lives

By Mary Ann Bourbeau Members say sense of community, positive energy among highlights of program for those living with mental illness RED BANK – When Susan Sandlass’ daughter was diagnosed...

May 3, 2012 | comments

Lincroft Hand-Quilter Shares Her Skill at Ocean Grove’s Women’s Weekend

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez OCEAN GROVE – Terry Walsh, a Lincroft resident, will be one of the presenters at the Ocean Grove Women’s Weekend, May 4 – 6, at the...

May 3, 2012 | comments

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