Letters and Commentary

Consider How Fish Feel When You Catch Them To the Editor: People around the country were shocked by X-ray images showing a 3-foot fishing spear piercing a teen’s skull and...

June 28, 2012 | comments

Area High Schools Hold Graduations

WEST LONG BRANCH – One-hundred-and-sixty-nine students graduated Shore Regional High School on June 20 at Monmouth University. The valedictorian was Chelsey Rae Henderson. The salutatorian was Abigail Reinhard. Both delivered...

June 28, 2012 | comments

Sisters Academy of New Jersey Graduates 16

ASBURY PARK – Sisters Academy of New Jersey on June 13 graduated 16 students in its Class of 2012. The graduates spent four years at Sisters Academy sharpening their scholastic...

June 28, 2012 | comments

Heartfelt Send-off for Mrs. Davis

By John Burton Red Bank teacher lauded for nearly 34 years of caring RED BANK – Calvary Baptist Church started to fill up about 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 23,...

June 28, 2012 | comments

Rumson Country Day School Graduates 49

The Rumson Country Day School held its graduation ceremony Friday, June 8, for 49 eighth-graders. On the dais was RCDS Headmaster Chad B. Small; commencement speaker and Meridian Health President and CEO...

June 28, 2012 | comments

What to Do When There’s No Kaboom

By Anastasia Millicker “When the kids were younger, we used to see them [the Kaboom! Fireworks} but not every year… I live in Belmar now so I guess I’ll stay...

June 28, 2012 | comments

Two River Pride Takes Center Stage

By John Burton RED BANK – Borough Councilman Edward Zipprich had a message for the younger audience members participating in last week’s celebration of Two River Pride. Zipprich, who is...

June 28, 2012 | comments

CN Fair All Set for 21st Year

By Anastasia Millicker COLTS NECK – The Colts Neck Country Fair will bring the Old West to the township Friday and Saturday, June 29-30, offering both new and old attractions including...

June 28, 2012 | comments

Jersey Born and Bred

By Art Petrosemolo Thoroughbred breeders working to keep industry viable in N.J. Spring is a special time for thoroughbred owners. Mares and their foals play in the paddocks of breeding...

June 28, 2012 | comments

Some Parking Patrons Perplexed by New Payment System

By John Burton RED BANK – The change in how people pay for parking in east side municipal lots has been taken in stride by some but for others, they...

June 28, 2012 | comments

Celebrate the Fourth with Fairs, Fireworks and Fun

By Anastasia Millicker While the skies over Red Bank, Rumson and Sea Bright will be quiet this Fourth of July holiday, towns around the Two River area will host a...

June 28, 2012 | comments

Two Private Gardens Available to Visit June 30 on ‘Open Day”

This year two Monmouth County gardens, one in Rumson and one in Spring Lake, are on the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday,...

June 28, 2012 | comments

Rumson Student Barrels Ahead Eagle Scout Award Project

SANDY HOOK – The New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s (NJSGC) headquarters at Sandy Hook is now home to a new rain barrel installation project that resulted from a team effort...

June 28, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Keep Pets Safe in Hot Weather To the Editor: With scorching temperatures expected across many parts of the country over the next few days, I wanted to take this opportunity to...

June 21, 2012 | comments

RiverCenter Girls Night Out Called a Success

RED BANK — Red Bank RiverCenter held its first Girls Night Out on June 7 and expects the event to become a biannual gathering. The free night on the town...

June 21, 2012 | comments

Area High Schools Hold Commencement Exercises

LINCROFT – Christian Brothers Academy graduated 233 students on May 24 at Brookdale Community College. The valedictorian was Michael Baynell. The salutatorian was Christian Korwer. Officiates of the ceremony included:...

June 21, 2012 | comments

A Taste of Highlands

By Anastasia Millicker 20 restaurants and other shops to offer food, drink and fun June 23 HIGHLANDS – The first Taste of Highlands tour will be launched Saturday, June 23,...

June 21, 2012 | comments

FH Celebrates

By John Burton Parade, party and fireworks mark borough’s 100th FAIR HAVEN – It was all beaming smiles and clear sunny skies, hot dogs, music and fun as the crowds...

June 21, 2012 | comments

Ranney School Graduates 62

By John Burton WEST LONG BRANCH – The 62 graduates of the Ranney School Class of 2012 were hailed by commencement speakers as exemplary role models who will be moving on to...

June 21, 2012 | comments

Monmouth County Prosecutor Nominated for Superior Court

By John Burton FREEHOLD – A black robe may be in the near future for the Monmouth County prosecutor. Listed among the slate of eight nominees Gov. Chris Christie had announced...

June 21, 2012 | comments

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