CBA Seniors Win National Chess Title

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst | For the second time in three years, Christian Brothers Academy (CBA) seniors have won a national chess championship. The CBA seniors captured the 2017 Grade 12...

December 22, 2017 | comments

A Dog’s Life

By Chris Spiewak | Although most musicians begin their career when they are young, it’s never too late to get started. Perhaps when the children are older and a little...

December 21, 2017 | comments

Give the Gift of Theater This Year

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen | The thing about giving theater tickets as a holiday gift is you never have to worry about sizes. Even better is seeing that look...

December 20, 2017 | comments

Fort Monmouth Chairman Resigns

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | FORT MONMOUTH – The chairman of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA) has a parting message about job creation and economic development in New...

December 20, 2017 | comments

Red Bank Mayor May Face A Challenge in 2018

By John Burton | RED BANK — The race for the mayor’s office, at least on the Democratic side, may have gotten more competitive with a possible contested June primary...

December 19, 2017 | comments

Sandy Hook Drowning Victim Identified

By Jay Cook | SANDY HOOK – An early morning drowning last week on one of Gateway National Recreation Area’s many beaches was ruled accidental, local authorities said. On Dec....

December 19, 2017 | comments

Senator-Elect Gopal Prepares To Take Office

By John Burton | TINTON FALLS —With the election behind him, it hasn’t been any less busy for state Senator-elect Vin Gopal as he prepares to take office early next...

December 18, 2017 | comments

Curley Censured over Complaints of Alleged Sexual Harassment

By John Burton and Jay Cook | FREEHOLD — “Brash.” “Brusque.” “Independent.” “Bully.” These were some of the terms members of the public used last week to both show support...

December 16, 2017 | comments

A Night of Food, Wine, and Friends

By Bob Sacks | For me, one of the joys of drinking special wines is to be able to share them with friends, in order to enjoy the experience together;...

December 15, 2017 | comments

TRT Girls Basketball Preview of 2017-2018 Season

By Jay Cook | Colts Neck Head Coach: Steven Jannarone, 1st Season 2016-2017 Record: 13-12 Division: “A” North While he might be fresh to the girls basketball scene, new Colts...

December 15, 2017 | comments

TRT Boys Basketball Preview of 2017-2018 Season

By Rich Chrampanis and Jim Hintelmann Christian Brothers Academy Head Coach: Geoff Billet, 11th season 2016-2017 Record: 16-10 Division: “A” North A 16-10 mark is usually cause for celebration for...

December 15, 2017 | comments

Gifts for the Adults in Your Life

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst | Thinking outside the box is a must when buying gifts for the the person you think already has everything. Here are some unique gift ideas from...

December 15, 2017 | comments

New County Emergency Homeless Shelter Advances

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski |  OCEANPORT – The new Monmouth County adult emergency homeless shelter to be built on borough property on the former Fort Monmouth should be ready for...

December 15, 2017 | comments

Commuters Get Some Relief At Exit 109

By Jay Cook LINCROFT – Whenever commuters to and from New York City can catch the slightest of breaks, it’s appreciated. That was the feeling on Monday morning at the...

December 14, 2017 | comments

Nurses Lend A Helping Hand to Hurricane Victims

By John Burton | HOLMDEL – It might have meant losing some hard-earned and much-needed vacation time, but for three emergency department nurses, and for those who were receiving the...

December 13, 2017 | comments

Scanning Middletown’s Open Space

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN –Middletown is the largest municipality in Monmouth County, but when it comes to the amount of land set aside for open space, how does it...

December 13, 2017 | comments

Enchanted by the Universe, deGrasse Tyson Shares His Passion

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | ASBURY PARK – Neil deGrasse Tyson’s future was sealed at the age of 9 when his parents took him and his siblings to the Hayden...

December 12, 2017 | comments

Public Weighs In On Oceanic Bridge Future

By John Burton | RUMSON — The Oceanic Bridge represents more than just a structure to carry one across a body of water – it is very much part of...

December 12, 2017 | comments

It’s Freezing Out. Who Wants To Surf?

By Charles Hoffmann | Hat…check. Gloves…check.  Scarves…check. Wetsuit? Check! It’s bitter cold on the beach and the wind is howling. The flags are whipping loudly. Deal beach is nearly empty, with the precious...

December 11, 2017 | comments

It Never Gets Old: Monmouth County Archives & History Day

Story and photos by Rick Geffken | MANALAPAN – Resembling an alumni homecoming weekend crowd more than a conference of academics, several hundred Monmouth County historians and authors recently gathered...

December 11, 2017 | comments

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