Fair Haven Cleanup Dedicated To The Fallen

By John Burton | FAIR HAVEN – It may have meant giving up some free time or a little sleep Sunday morning, but for a group of Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High...

May 1, 2017 | comments

Builder Sues For High-Density Rentals at Holy Family School Site

By John Burton | HAZLET – A “builder’s remedy” lawsuit involving the former Holy Family School property and the township’s requirements for affordable housing continues to drag on in the...

May 1, 2017 | comments

Oceanport Pool to Open Under YMCA

By Jenna O’Donnell | OCEANPORT – A popular pool at Blackberry Bay Park will reopen this summer, run by the Community YMCA. The Oceanport Borough Council voted unanimously during the...

May 1, 2017 | comments

Middletown Planners Seek More Info On Crematorium

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – After nearly two hours of back-and-forth discussion on Monday evening, the township zoning board decided more information was necessary for a crematorium proposal at a...

April 30, 2017 | comments

Recent Studies of Sportfish in the Navesink River

By Clyde L. MacKenzie Jr. | During May and early June, local sportsfishermen can catch bluefish, striped bass and weakfish in the Navesink River, but the fish are not present...

April 28, 2017 | comments

Theater Review: “The Women of Padilla”

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen | Tony Meneses new play, “The Women of Padilla,” is about eight women who are married to eight brothers who are away fighting an unknown...

April 28, 2017 | comments

Students Take the Wheel In Driving Campaign

  By Elizabeth Wulfhorst || RED BANK – With distracted driving month in full swing, members of Red Bank Catholic’s (RBC) Hot Topics Club are once again partnering with Sansone Jr’s...

April 27, 2017 | comments

What Should Go Here? Red Bank Residents Get to Plan a Park

By John Burton | RED BANK – “We wanted to open this up to the public and say, ‘This is a blank space. What do you want here?’” said Borough Councilman...

April 27, 2017 | comments

Secrets & Sabotage: Hands-on with the Nazi Enigma Machine

By Ben Forest | “Everything written about World War II before the 1970s is basically wrong. The breaking of the Enigma machine code changed the course of the war,” Tom Perera,...

April 27, 2017 | comments

Group Energized to Bring History Alive

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen | The Monmouth County Historical Society, founded 118 years ago, doesn’t want to be an organization that lives in the past. “We don’t want to be thought...

April 27, 2017 | comments

New Generators To Power Emergency Shelters at Brookdale

By Jay Cook |  LINCROFT – In the event another major disaster like 2012’s Super Storm Sandy strikes Monmouth County, two buildings on Brookdale Community College’s Lincroft campus will be...

April 25, 2017 | comments

Retail Shopping Center To Undergo Redesign

By John Burton | FAIR HAVEN – The strip mall in the heart of the borough’s business district is getting a facelift. Following a three-hour meeting Tuesday night, the borough...

April 24, 2017 | comments

Manor Estate Added to ‘Weekend in Old Monmouth’ Tour

By Rick Geffken | TINTON FALLS – The restored 19th century home known as the Crawford House on Tinton Avenue will be open for public tours for the first time...

April 24, 2017 | comments

A Vibrant Arts and Cultural Center Marks 10 Years

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – To train commuters who pass by every day, it may be overlooked as just another building. But to local residents, the Middletown Arts Center...

April 24, 2017 | comments

Donovan’s Reef Reclaims Its Place in the Sun

By John Burton | SEA BRIGHT – It will really seem like summer again in 2017, as Donovan’s Reef, one of the borough’s longstanding al fresco hangouts looks to fully...

April 23, 2017 | comments

“Greenery” Is the Color of the Year

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst | An avocado. A Granny Smith apple. A freshly mown lawn. Nature provides a bounty of beautiful greens for our visual enjoyment. And green is a color...

April 21, 2017 | comments

As Retail Changes, Downtowns Evolve

By John Burton | In 1964, singer Petula Clark told us that “Downtown” was where “The lights are brighter there/You can forget all your troubles, forget all your cares/So go...

April 21, 2017 | comments

Monmouth Conservatory Celebrates Spring and Joins Basie’s Programs

    By Jenna O’Donnell | RED BANK – When students at the Monmouth Conservatory of Music perform the music of famed composer Sergei Rachmaninoff this spring, they’ll also be...

April 20, 2017 | comments

Fair View Cemetery Seeks to Build A Crematorium

By Jay Cook |  MIDDLETOWN – One of the largest non-sectarian cemeteries in the state is looking to expand into the cremation business. Fair View Cemetery, located on a nearly...

April 19, 2017 | comments

Everybody’s Dad Pitches In to Help the Arts

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | LONG BRANCH – Many people know Dan Lauria as the father in the Emmy Award-winning television show, “The Wonder Years.” Others recognize him from TV’s “Pitch”...

April 19, 2017 | comments

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