English Handbells Ring Out in Red Bank

RED BANK – The Tower Hill Concert Series presents An Evening of Handbells at 7 p.m., Sunday, June 3, at The First Presbyterian Church at Red Bank, 255 Harding Road. 
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May 24, 2012 | comments

Oceanic Bridge Manned by New Tenders

By John Burton RUMSON – Changes at the Oceanic Bridge not only include its refurbishment but also who operates the drawbridge. As county and local officials convened Friday, May 18,...

May 24, 2012 | comments

We’re Off to See the Wizard

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – You may have followed the yellow brick road, defied gravity or eased on down the road but you have never experienced L. Frank Baum’s beloved story quite...

May 24, 2012 | comments

Rollin’ on the River

By John Burton Red Bank’s Riverfest brings fun, food and music June 1-3 to Marine Park RED BANK – Next weekend marks another traditional kickoff for the two river summer, with...

May 24, 2012 | comments

Skywatch For The Week Of May 25 – June 1, 2012

By Flo Higgins Certainly one of the favorite pastimes enjoyed by anyone born this week has to be asking questions. Because Gemini are bright, chipper and witty. They want to...

May 24, 2012 | comments

Scene On Film: “Hysteria”

By Joan Ellis How often are you delighted by both the story and the look of a comedy? In grand collaboration, director Tanya Wexler and writer Stephen Dyer have managed...

May 24, 2012 | comments

Moving Inside Out

By Lisa Girard Summer means a shift to patio and backyard living For those of us who love spending time outdoors in the summer, there are some great new products...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Cool Plants For A Hot Summer

By Mary Ann Bourbeau Area gardeners recommend plants, flowers that are heat and drought resistant Will the warm winter translate into a warmer-than-usual summer? Many people believe it will, but...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Myriad of Choices to Decorate your Garden

By Michele J. Kuhn Everything from classical to whimsical available at area merchants Looking to put a pig in your petunias? A fountain amongst the forsythia? Maybe an angel to...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Jersey Fresh

By Michele J. Kuhn Red, yellow or green, tomatoes grown in the Garden State are the best There’s just something about a Jersey tomato and picking one of those juicy...

May 18, 2012 | comments

The 2012-13 Season is set at Two River Theater Company

RED BANK – Two River Theater Company has announced an eight-play lineup for its 2012-13 season.
 The season will kick off in September with Suzan-Lori Parks directing her award-winning play...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Skywatch For The Week of May 18-25, 2012

By Flo Higgins The combination of determined, practical Taurus and the free spirited, intellectual Gemini is the joy of dealing with anyone born this week. Birthday people are officially Taurus...

May 18, 2012 | comments

The Wayfarers: Walking The World

By Linda McK. Stewart It was London, 1983, the year when 39-year-old Michael West picked up his hat and walked out the door of a perfectly decent, center-city job. He...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Hooray! The Oceanic Bridge Reopens

By John Burton RUMSON — It was all smiles and congratulations as local, county and state officials gathered on the Oceanic Bridge Friday morning to celebrate the completion of the...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Anchors Aweigh

Satchel Ryan, left, graduated last month from the Navy Officers Candidate School in Newport, R.I. The son of Denis and Stella Ryan of Rumson, he graduated in 2006 from Rumson-Fair...

May 17, 2012 | comments

The Sound of Music in Red Bank

Four Red Bank Regional (RBR) Visual & Performing Art students were selected to the prestigious All State Chorus. They are, from left, Courtney Ravelo and Vincent Martini, both of Union...

May 17, 2012 | comments

We The People

Benjamin Franklin, played by Sal Giacchi, a retired ad executive from Monmouth Beach (left), and John Adams, portrayed by Greg Schweers, a Sea Bright lawyer, attempt to convince Congress to...

May 17, 2012 | comments

Ladies Night Out

More than 150 women recently gathered at Branches in West Long Branch to celebrate Ladies Night Out, Monmouth Medical Center’s annual women’s health event. The free event featured health information...

May 17, 2012 | comments

Marking Pages with Bits of Life

By John Burton AH Librarian compiles book of found items ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Librarian Marilyn Scherfen has been working on a book of her own. No, it’s not a novel...

May 17, 2012 | comments

Continuing the Tradition

Story and Photos by Art Petrosemolo Cobbler Joe Montedoro trains grandson in the shoe repair craft SHREWSBURY – Cobbler Joe Montedoro says his grandson has good hands for the trade....

May 17, 2012 | comments

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