The Ketchup King of Shrewsbury

By Sharon Hazard   In the mid-1800s, Shrewsbury, New Jersey was on course to becoming the ketchup capital of the world with the business headquarters located on Sycamore Avenue.  As...

January 27, 2012

Monmouth Loses Big Lead And Falls To Robert Morris In Overtime

By Jim Hintelmann WEST LONG BRANCH –When Monmouth University came out in the second half Saturday against Robert Morris with a torrid display of three-point shooting by Dion Nesmith and...

January 27, 2012

On A Wintry Day in RB, Soup is Super

RED BANK — Bread may be the staff of life as the old proverb goes. But, boy, that cup of soup — especially on a cold day — can brighten...

January 27, 2012

FH Mayor Nominated For State ABC Post

By John Burton   FAIR HAVEN — If the Governor gets his way, former Mayor Michael Halfacre will be heading to Trenton for a new job. Governor Chris Christie on...

January 27, 2012

Two River’s Joe Kyrillos Files For U.S. Senate Run

JOSEPH M. KYRILLOS Jr., a 20-year Republican veteran of the state Senate, has hopes of moving from Trenton to Washington, D.C. next year. Kyrillos, who represents the 13th Legislative District,...

January 27, 2012

Bahrs’ Marine Models Catalogued by RBR Students

Story and Photo by Art Petrosemolo PHOTOGRAPHS, PAINTINGS AND models can link us to the past.  In the maritime industry, an accurate model can bring the era of sail alive,...

January 27, 2012

Shore Reg. Holds Off Strong Challenge From Mater Dei Prep

By Jim Hintelmann MIDDLETOWN TOWNHIP – Having scored one of the season’s biggest upsets with a 42-40 overtime shocker over Rumson-Fair Haven Regional last week, Shore Regional kept the momentum...

January 27, 2012

Rumson Zoners Hear Amended Plan For Holy Cross Church Expansion

RUMSON — Representatives for the Church of the Holy Cross will appear before the zoning board on Monday seeking approval for amendments to the renovation and expansion plan the board originally...

January 27, 2012

The Year Of Samples

By Kathy Miele I was on one of my marathon phone calls with my sister, Liz where we talk about everything and anything. While I was chatting with her I...

January 27, 2012

Deep Cut Orchid Show Brightens A Winter Weekend With The Brilliant Colors Of Sum...

Thousands of orchids of all colors, sizes and shapes will be featured at Deep Cut Orchid Society’s 15th Annual Orchid Show, Thursday, Feb. 9 – Sunday, Feb. 12 at Dearborn Farm...

January 27, 2012

From the Wine Cellar: Wine Prognostications 2012

“The future cannot be predicted, but futures can be invented.” Dennis Gabor, Inventing the Future (1963) “A New Year’s resolution is something That goes in one year and out the other.”...

January 27, 2012

Skywatch: Horoscopes for the Week of January 27 – February 3, 2012

By Flo Higgins People born this week often feel like they are different from others – so different that they sometimes feel like social misfits. Because they dance to the...

January 26, 2012

Scene on Film: ‘A Dangerous Method’

By Joan Ellis A movie that tackles a controversial aspect of historical figures takes a big risk. A Dangerous Method takes the risk but succeeds primarily in making us curious...

January 26, 2012

Tom Chapin And Friends Coming To Atlantic Highlands

The Atlantic Highlands Arts Council will host a special concert  at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 11 featuring an afternoon with Tom Chapin and friends Michael Mark and John Cobert...

January 26, 2012

Alyson Cavalere and Charles Karoly

On a beautiful August evening, four days before the Jersey earthquake and one week prior to Hurricane Irene, Alyson Cavalere and Charles Karoly were married overlooking the sea, at an...

January 26, 2012

Stephanie Margaret Checton and Bryan Jeffrey Palumbo

Stephanie Margaret Checton and Bryan Jeffrey Palumbo were married on October 22, 2011 at Holy Cross Church, Rumson. Reverend Michael Manning performed the ceremony. Meghan Checton, sister of the bride,...

January 26, 2012

Two River Travel: Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

by Art Petrosemolo Sure, it’s touristy, but there is something for everyone in Lancaster County, Pa., and it’s only little more than two hours away. During late spring, summer and...

January 23, 2012

Two River Travel: Off-Season Is Perfect For A Getaway To Newport

For a truly unique Newport experience, there is no better place to visit and stay than the Rose Island Lighthouse. by Art Petrosemolo Jersey shore residents often find it difficult...

January 22, 2012

Lets Go: All Aboard the Glacier Express

Like transport designed for royalty, its eight coaches gleaming red and silver, looks like a creation by Cartier or maybe Tiffany, never ever to be mistaken for commonplace commuter conveyance....

January 21, 2012

‘Mary Todd Lincoln’ To Address Historical Association

The Monmouth County Historical Association will hold its 113th annual meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at the Thompson Park Visitors Center, 805 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft. A brief business meeting...

January 20, 2012

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