Fair Haven Native Justin Rugg Makes New York City Cabaret Debut

FAIR HAVEN – Fair Haven native Justin Rugg will make his New York City cabaret debut March 1 at The Duplex Cabaret Theatre. Titled “Predictable Heart: The Music of Justin...

February 24, 2012 | comments

Skywatch: Horoscopes for the Week of February 23 to March 1

By Flo Higgins Anyone born under the Zodiac sign of Pisces is without a doubt the most compassionate and sensitive of people. Because of their sensitive nature they often find...

February 24, 2012 | comments

Brookdale Community College Names Dr. Maureen Murphy As Next President

LINCROFT – The Board of Trustees of Brookdale Community College announced this week that Dr. Maureen Murphy, President at San Jacinto College South in Houston, Texas, has been named President...

February 24, 2012 | comments

Little Silver’s Parker Homestead Named To National Register

LITTLE SILVER — Federal officals recently notified the borough that the Parker Family Homestead has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The National Park Service, which oversees...

February 24, 2012 | comments

Community Offers Support To West End Fire Victims

LONG BRANCH — Friends, neighbors and community members gathered in West End Park on Saturday to offer their support to those who lost their homes and businesses as a result...

February 24, 2012 | comments

Lucarelli Named Mayor In Fair Haven

FAIR HAVEN — By a 5-0 vote last Monday, the governing body appointed Councilman Benjamin J. Lucarelli to fill the unexpired term of former Mayor Michael Halfacre, who left municipal...

February 24, 2012 | comments

Time To Vote For NJ’s Top Beaches

SANDY HOOK _New Jersey residents and beach lovers will once again be asked to help rank the state’s favorite shore destinations in the Fifth Annual New Jersey Top Ten Beaches...

February 24, 2012 | comments

The General From Shrewsbury

ACCORDING TO THE 1930 Federal Census, a family with the surname Graves lived on Sycamore Avenue in Shrewsbury, on block 171-176. The census listed it as a private home with...

February 24, 2012 | comments

Midd North Comes Up Short In Title Bid, Falls To Colts Neck In Semi’s

By Ryan Fennell Middletown – Middletown North’s run at the Shore Conference title was stopped in its tracks on Wednesday night when the Cougars of Colts Neck handed down a...

February 23, 2012 | comments

Midd South Cruises Past Wall, Heads To Handchen Cup Finals

By Brian Deakyne WALL — With their future opponent in attendance, Middletown South did not disappoint. The top-seeded Eagles had no trouble in advancing to the Handchen Cup finals, where...

February 23, 2012 | comments

Rotchford OT Goal Sends RFH to First Dowd Cup Final

By Brian Deakyne RED BANK — In the midst of the madness around them, Rumson-Fair Haven forwards Hunter Rotchford and Brian Robinson didn’t take note at who scored the game-winning...

February 23, 2012 | comments

Carlos Rodriguez Named Executive Director Of Food Bank

The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties appointed Carlos M. Rodriguez as the organization’s new executive director. Robert P. Brown, chairman of The FoodBank’s board of trustees, welcomed Rodriguez.  “I...

February 23, 2012 | comments

Scene on Film: Oscars 2011

By Joan Ellis 2011 brought us the usual mix of good, bad, and indifferent movies that were linked, inexcusably, by interminable barren stretches. There were far too many weeks when...

February 23, 2012 | comments

Middletown Business Association Hosts Feb. 29 Networking Event

The newly-formed Middletown Business Association (MBA) will host a “meet and greet” style networking event on Wednesday, Feb. 29 at Two River Community Bank, 1250 Highway 35 South, Middletown, beginning...

February 22, 2012 | comments

Mommy, I’m Bored!

[private] There’s an alternative to television on a wintry Sunday afternoon—it’s called good old-fashioned creativity  By Julie Davis We’ve been pretty lucky in 2012. Mother Nature has given us a...

February 21, 2012 | comments

Silver Anniversary Is Golden For Red Bank’s Chetkin Gallery

by Lisa Girard Stroll into Chetkin Gallery on Red Bank’s Wharf Avenue and you’ll enter a world of classic, timeless beauty. The Madison Avenue-style gallery, which is celebrating its 25th...

February 21, 2012 | comments

Found Around Town: Wall Candy

Create interest in any room with this eclectic selection of wall confections   by Julie Davis Walls are a blank canvas, begging to be adorned. Left bare, they’re simply an...

February 21, 2012 | comments

Masters of Their Craft: Three women, three art forms, all at the top of their tr...

  By Lisa Girard Monmouth County, known for its miles of sandy beaches and cozy communities, is also mecca for the arts. Three local women have been recognized for artistic...

February 21, 2012 | comments

Family And Children’s Service Names New Chair

Little Silver resident Debbie O’Donoghue was recently named chair of the board of directors of Family and Children’s Service (FCS), Monmouth County’s oldest non-profit social service agency, succeeding Dolores Klein...

February 17, 2012 | comments

RFH Girls Indoor Wins NJSIAA CJ Group 2 Title

Toms River – On February 7, in Toms River, the Rumson Fair Haven High School girls’ indoor track team won, for the first time in school history, the NJSIAA Indoor...

February 17, 2012 | comments

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