Scene on Film: ‘Albert Nobbs’

By Joan Ellis Albert Nobbs is a curiously uncomfortable experience precisely because it is beautifully acted by all hands. Director Rodrigo Garcia deposits us directly in the culture and class...

February 16, 2012 | comments

With Advances in Efficiency And Cost-Saving Rebates, Keeping Your Home Warm Is E...

Is your home so drafty that you can feel the winter’s chill? Does that old furnace in your basement burn a hole in your checkbook without heating your house? There’s...

February 16, 2012 | comments

From The Wine Cellar: For Conservatives And Liberals, Wine Is Always Right

By Charles B. Rubinstein “If a conservative is a liberal who has been mugged, a liberal is a conservative who’s been arrested.” Thomas Wolfe, 1900-1938 About a month ago I...

February 16, 2012 | comments

Brookdale Art Exhibition Features Works By Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern

The Center for Visual Arts (CVA) Gallery at Brookdale Community College will host “objex.desire,” a solo exhibition by Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern through Feb. 29. The show includes recent original prints, sculpture...

February 16, 2012 | comments

Save the Date

Red and White Affaire The Monmouth County Alumnae Chapter (MCAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is celebrating its 21st Annual Red and White Affaire’ on Saturday, Feb. 18 with...

February 16, 2012 | comments

For One Red Bank Family, Fireworks Cancellation Is A Tragedy

By Beth Ann Visceglia     I WAS DEVASTATED by the recent news that the Red Bank fireworks have been cancelled for 2012, but I’m not surprised. I had a...

February 16, 2012 | comments

Red Bank Cancels Fourth of July Fireworks

  Red Bank Cancels Fourth of July Fireworks RED BANK —The committee organizing the annual KaBoom! Fireworks on the Navesink display announced today it has canceled its plans for the...

February 14, 2012 | comments

Fast-Moving Fire Destroys Block of Stores in Long Branch

  LONG BRANCH – More than 100 firefighters responded to a report of a fast-moving fire in the West End section of Long Branch on Monday. According to Assistant Long Branch...

February 13, 2012 | comments

Business Beat

Theresa “Tracy” Julian joined the law firm of Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper P.C. as a litigation attorney in the firm’s Red Bank office. Tracy’s practice is concentrated in commercial...

February 10, 2012 | comments

M Shanghai String Band And Carolina Chocolate Drops Present A Night Of Americana...

The M Shanghai String Band will open for the Grammy Award-winning trio Carolina Chocolate Drops on Friday, Feb. 17 at Monmouth University’s Pollak Theatre. Conceived in the basement of a...

February 10, 2012 | comments

CBA Holds Off Second Half North Rally To Avenge Earlier Loss

By Jim  Hintelmann LINCROFT –  This time the roles were reversed. Last month, Middletown North played host to Christian Brothers Academy in an early A Division North showdown and played...

February 10, 2012 | comments

Midd South Blanks Brick Memorial, 3-0

By Brian Deakyne WALL — The Eagles ice hockey team is good at a lot of things. Over the past month and a half, Middletown South has soared to the...

February 10, 2012 | comments

Former RBC Star Guastella Helps Quinnipiac Stop Monmouth University

By Jim Hintelmann WEST LONG BRANCH – With family and friends looking on, including her high school coach, Joe Montano, Quinnipiac (Conn.) freshman Samantha Guastella, who played high school ball...

February 10, 2012 | comments

RBC Skates Past TR North, 4-1

By Sean Simmons RED BANK—The Red Bank Catholic ice hockey team picked up an impressive 4-1 victory against Toms River North during Senior Night at the Red Bank Armory Ice...

February 10, 2012 | comments

August Wilson’s ‘Jitney’ Takes Two River Theater Audiences On A Gr...

Some lessons take a lifetime to learn; some truths surface only after long struggle, and sometimes, getting to your destination requires a bumpy ride in a gypsy cab, on the...

February 10, 2012 | comments

Scene on Film: ‘The Iron Lady’

 By Joan Ellis The critics haven’t warmed to The Iron Lady. Though Meryl Streep has won raves for her performance as Margaret Thatcher, the movie itself  has become as controversial...

February 10, 2012 | comments

So Who The Heck Is Linda Chorney?

IF THEY HAVE satellite TV at the Bottom Time bar in Micronesia, chances are they’ll be tuned in to the Grammy Awards this Sunday, Feb. 12. That night, Sea Bright...

February 10, 2012 | comments

Middletown Residents Protest Plan To Sell Swim Club

MIDDLETOWN — A large number of residents came to the township committee meeting Monday night to protest a plan to close and possibly sell the Middletown Swim Club. Despite objections...

February 10, 2012 | comments

Hard Times Behind Suicide In Red Bank

RED BANK — Mark Gibson’s family has lots of questions about what went wrong. Gibson had lived in Red Bank for more than 15 years, had worked at a good...

February 10, 2012 | comments

Skywatch: Horoscopes for the week of February 10 – 17

By Flo Higgins People born this week are known as cusp babies and have a combination of Aquarius and Pisces. They combine the unique formula of the Aquarian with the...

February 9, 2012 | comments

Social

Archives