Back From Syria, Sea Bright Man Tells of Fighting Islamic State

By John Burton | SEA BRIGHT – As Syria continues to swirl in chaos and death, there is a little-told story of the war, one in which a Sea Bright...

July 31, 2017 | comments

Yes, You Can Go To The Beach For Free

  By Liz Sheehan | MONMOUTH BEACH – While beachgoers heading to and from the beach on a recent Sunday all looked the same – laden with chairs, towels and...

July 28, 2017 | comments

McNamara’s Ride From One-Year Starter to D-I Commit

By Jay Cook | RED BANK – Emmett McNamara is far from the athlete he was this time last summer. Maybe the sole similarity is his towering 6’6” height –...

July 28, 2017 | comments

Flags Guide Marine Home For Final Time

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen | COLTS NECK – Holly Morgan was leaving the home of a friend she had been visiting on Raleigh Pass when she noticed people arriving...

July 27, 2017 | comments

After 36 Season, Mater Dei Prep Coach Hangs Up Cleats

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst | MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP – Long-time Mater Dei Prep softball coach and math teacher Jeanne Dickinson has always appreciated numbers. And the numbers associated with her are impressive...

July 27, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: The Bonney Read

The Jersey Shore has never suffered from a shortage of seafood restaurants; many carrying picturesque names like The Clam Hut, The Lobster Shanty, and Joe’s Crab Shack, meant to evoke...

July 27, 2017 | comments

Red Bank Merchants Circle Round, Looking for Way Out Of Parking Problem

By John Burton | RED BANK — An evening of discussion concerning the borough’s parking situation once again pointed to the divide that apparently continues to exist between the business...

July 25, 2017 | comments

Oceanport Looks to Sell Former Boro Hall

By John Burton | OCEANPORT — The now vacant borough hall will likely become new homes for residents. Mayor John “Jay” Coffey said the Borough Council will soon move forward...

July 25, 2017 | comments

Stormin’ Norman Seldin: The Man, The Music, The Legend

  By Chris Spiewak | Like most parents, Helen and Paul Seldin of Fair Haven, both classically trained musicians, wanted the best for their son Norman. They got him started...

July 24, 2017 | comments

Car Crashes Onto Doorstep of 300-Year Old Building

By Jay Cook | SHREWSBURY BOROUGH – One of the area’s oldest historical buildings may have had its most undesirable visitor in its 300-plus year history last weekend. At about...

July 24, 2017 | comments

Private Marina, Trailer Park Eyed for Redevelopment

By Jay Cook | HIGHLANDS – Still recovering from damages caused by Super Storm Sandy five years ago, the borough is taking steps to possibly upgrade a pair of forlorn...

July 24, 2017 | comments

Middletown North’s Ed Jones Steps Down As Girls Basketball Coach

By Jim Hintelmann | After over 40 years of coaching girls basketball, in which he won 459 games with three different teams, Middletown North’s Ed Jones announced his retirement from...

July 22, 2017 | comments

College Application Tips Every Student Should Follow

By Emma Wulfhorst Summer is finally in full swing, which means beach days, pool parties, and no more school work—or so you thought. Applying to college can seem like the...

July 22, 2017 | comments

Keansburg Murder Shakes Community

By John Burton KEANSBURG — A small group of people, largely Keansburg residents but not exclusively, quiet and somber – as if in a house of worship – stood in...

July 21, 2017 | comments

Summer Flounder Season Saved By Feds

By Jay Cook | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Go ahead and enjoy that sigh of relief, New Jersey fishermen. After months of back and forth over what regulations would be placed...

July 21, 2017 | comments

Internship Program Keeps Talent In New Jersey

All 27 summer interns at iCIMS, a software tech company, gather for the company wide “College T-Shirt Day.” iCIMS actively recruits New Jersey college students in an attempt to keep...

July 20, 2017 | comments

Expansion of School Parking Lot To Improve Traffic Flow

By Jenna O’Donnell | LITTLE SILVER – The traffic woes of many Point Road School parents may be eased this September as the borough and board of education work together...

July 20, 2017 | comments

Faulty Pipe May Have Been Source of Highlands Beach Pollution

By Jay Cook | HIGHLANDS – For several weeks this hot summer, two local borough beaches on Sandy Hook Bay have been closed due to high levels of pollution by...

July 20, 2017 | comments

Rumson Welcomes Marine Researchers

  By Danielle Schipani   | RUMSON – For 10 years, the borough has granted Monmouth University use of its municipal boat launch to access the Navesink River and Atlantic Ocean...

July 19, 2017 | comments

Sea Bright Restaurant Owner Sues Mayor and Council

By John Burton | SEA BRIGHT — The owner of Tommy’s Tavern + Tap has issues with the Sea Bright mayor and governing body and is taking them to court....

July 18, 2017 | comments

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