Letter: What Is Sen. Beck’s School Funding Position?

Opinion by Mark Engel Sen. Jennifer Beck’s recent campaign flip-flops are giving me whiplash. On school funding, Beck has been relentlessly attacking her district-mate Assemblywoman Joann Downey, spreading proven lies...

August 31, 2017 | comments

Raisin in the Sun, Two River Style

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | RED BANK – To celebrate its first production of “A Raisin in the Sun,” the Two River Theater is hosting a Raisin’ the Roof Block...

August 29, 2017 | comments

Atlantic Highlands and County Mull Traffic Fixes

By John Burton | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS — A resident-drafted plan intended to offer some traffic and parking relief for the borough’s First Avenue doesn’t have county officials’ support. “I’d say...

August 29, 2017 | comments

Solar Eclipse Captivates

By Jay Cook and John Burton | HOLMDEL and SANDY HOOK – For the thousands of people who turned out locally to experience Monday’s cosmic milestone, it was more than...

August 29, 2017 | comments

Hotel Seeks To Expand on Holmdel Border

By Jay Cook | HAZLET – A nationally recognized hotel chain is looking to expand its brand behind an existing hotel on Route 35, effectively creating a hub of lodging...

August 28, 2017 | comments

RiverCenter Wants Voice In Parking Solution

By John Burton | RED BANK — Discussions over parking and proposed solutions have passions – as well as frustrations – running high among members of the business community and...

August 28, 2017 | comments

Bridge Replacements Coming to Historic Section of Middletown

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – Plans to reconstruct what the county calls two “structurally deficient” and “functionally obsolete” bridges and culverts along one of Middletown’s oldest roadways are in...

August 26, 2017 | comments

Holmdel Firehouse Sale Closes Door on Century-Old Company

By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – Any talk about the future of Holmdel Fire Company #1 was doused last month after the defunct independent company officially sold its longstanding southern...

August 25, 2017 | comments

Sea Bright Delights in Presence of More Piping Plovers

By Liz Sheehan | SEA BRIGHT – Piping plovers, the federally threatened and endangered shorebirds, are enjoying their summer on the borough beachfront. According to Christina Davis, an environmental specialist...

August 25, 2017 | comments

Letter: Holmdel’s Housing Obligation

Opinion contributed by Pradeep Jhanjee At the August 8th Holmdel Township Committee (TC) meeting the public became privy to the township’s estimate of Holmdel’s Fair Housing obligation. The governing body believes...

August 24, 2017 | comments

Library Builds Local High School Yearbook Archive

By John Burton | RED BANK — Within the pages of our high school yearbooks are our futures, our dreams and hopes. Looking back allows us to see who we...

August 24, 2017 | comments

Habitat’s Ramps & Rails Program Has Heart

By Jenna O’Donnell HIGHLANDS – With a big smile, Ann Parker rocked on her wheelchair in the living room of her home and remembered the day a coworker suggested she...

August 23, 2017 | comments

Fort Monmouth’s New Coworking Space

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | OCEANPORT – Providing viable, cost effective professional office space for emerging entrepreneurs has been gaining momentum here. Usually found in metropolitan areas, such temporary “co-working”...

August 23, 2017 | comments

Playing for Mom: Ranney Hoops Player Running Memorial Tournament

By Jay Cook | RUMSON – The game of basketball meant everything to Theresa Autino and her son, Chris. It didn’t matter if he was playing in Tinton Falls for...

August 23, 2017 | comments

Shrewsbury Runner Battles To Return to Marathons

By Tim Morris | SHREWSBURY – Marathon runners are tough. Shrewsbury’s Tracey McGee took toughness to a new level when she ran in and finished the 2016 Boston Marathon despite...

August 22, 2017 | comments

Val’s Celebrates 75 Years as Rumson Classic

By Bernadette Hogan | RUMSON – Val’s Tavern of Rumson celebrated its 75th anniversary on Saturday night with over 300 friends and neighbors throughout the day and into the night....

August 22, 2017 | comments

Asbury Park Surf Music Festival Grows

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | ASBURY PARK – The Asbury Park Surf Music Festival has grown in four years from a few hundred people to a four-day event with educational...

August 21, 2017 | comments

Police Investigate Murder-Suicide In Holmdel

By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – The deaths of a married couple in one of the newest, upscale developments in Monmouth County is believed to be the result of a...

August 21, 2017 | comments

A Vigil Against Hate

RED BANK — It was planned in a rush last Saturday evening as events were continuing in real time, with the vigil for peace becoming a near-spontaneous outpouring of passion,...

August 21, 2017 | comments

For Guadagno, Property Tax Relief, Affordability Are Priorities

By John Burton | RED BANK — Her eight years serving as the state’s first lieutenant governor has given Kim Guadagno the appropriate perspective and experience to serve in the...

August 21, 2017 | comments

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