Sen. Joseph M. Kyrillos Jr.: A Portfolio Life

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen | Joe Kyrillos, 57, was calm, cool and collected for his so-called exit interview with The Two River Times the day after he walked out...

January 24, 2018 | comments

Lightbridge Academy Center Coming to Shrewsbury

SHREWSBURY – Lightbridge Academy in Shrewsbury, NJ broke ground on construction on Dec. 22 at 445 Shrewsbury Ave, at Harvard Way. The academy is being opened by Greg and Dina...

January 24, 2018 | comments

New Apartments Popping Up in Matawan and Aberdeen

By Patrick Ralph | Several new housing developments are springing up across Aberdeen Township and Matawan Borough, courting potential residents to come live in the northern tip of Monmouth County....

January 23, 2018 | comments

Turnpike Authority To Unveil New Plan for GSP Exit 109

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – A new plan to smooth out the knotty traffic problems at Garden State Parkway Exit 109 will be unveiled to the public on Wednesday. That...

January 21, 2018 | comments

NFC Title Game On The Brain At Sea Bright Council Meeting

By Chris Rotolo | SEA BRIGHT – The National Football League will see the NFC Championship decided on Sunday in Philadelphia, but the opening salvo of this anticipated meeting between...

January 21, 2018 | comments

Remain Awake, MLK Day Speaker Urges

By Chris Rotolo | RED BANK – Are you awake this morning? It may appear to be a simple question to those who weren’t in attendance at the Pilgrim Baptist...

January 20, 2018 | comments

Phil Murphy Sworn In As New Jersey Governor

By Jay Cook | As Gov. Philip D. Murphy recited the oath of office earlier this week before the same bible President John F. Kennedy used nearly 50 years ago,...

January 20, 2018 | comments

Broadway Vets Teach Song and Dance to Students

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | RED BANK – There’s always something interesting going on at Phoenix Productions. Next up are the School Holiday One Day Master Classes on Jan. 15,...

January 17, 2018 | comments

Outdoor Hockey, Military Appreciation Make for a Special Night on the Ice for SJ...

By Chris Rotolo | MIDDLETOWN — As John Gelatt left the ice following a St. John Vianney victory over local parochial rival CBA on Jan. 3, he was swept up...

January 17, 2018 | comments

Colts Neck Introduces New Mayor, J.P. Bartolomeo

By John Sorce | COLTS NECK – A standing-room crowd of about 200 friends, family and community members packed the Colts Neck Court House as the township’s governing body held...

January 16, 2018 | comments

DiMaso’s Open County Seat Up for Grabs

By Jay Cook | FREEHOLD – As former Monmouth County Freeholder Serena DiMaso this week took her second oath of office in as many years, her departure from the county...

January 16, 2018 | comments

Shrewsbury Begins 2018 With Optimism

By John Sorce | SHREWSBURY – About 65 residents were on hand for Shrewsbury’s annual reorganization meeting at Shrewsbury Municipal Center on Jan. 2 as Erik Anderson and Kimberly Doran...

January 15, 2018 | comments

New Atlantic Highlands Council Wants To Welcome Millennials

By Jay Cook | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – With a new wave of businesses and modern mixed-use housing stock adding flair along First Avenue, members of Atlantic Highlands’ now majority-Democratic governing...

January 15, 2018 | comments

Mayor Stephanie Murray to Lead Middletown in 2018

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – Stephanie Murray will once again serve as Middletown’s mayor in 2018. Speaking inside a bustling, packed courtroom at 1 Kings Highway on Jan. 7,...

January 14, 2018 | comments

Sea Bright Begins New Year With Full Agenda

By Chris Rotolo | SEA BRIGHT – The Schwartz is with Sea Bright. While being sworn in as a new councilman at Sea Bright’s annual reorganization meeting on Saturday morning,...

January 14, 2018 | comments

Stripped of Cherished Duties, Curley Blasts Freeholders

By Jay Cook | FREEHOLD – Embattled Monmouth County Freeholder John P. Curley wasted no time as he laced up his gloves last week to publicly scold his county colleagues,...

January 13, 2018 | comments

Local Leaders Oppose Oil Drilling In Atlantic Waters Off Jersey Shore

By Chris Rotolo | A recent off-shore drilling plan proposed by President Donald Trump’s Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, could open up a vast percentage of the United States’...

January 13, 2018 | comments

Soccer Training Center Opens On Red Bank’s West Side

By John Sorce | RED BANK – A brand new 5,000-square foot training facility dedicated to soccer training is now welcoming enthusiasts in the West Side business district. Elite Sports...

January 12, 2018 | comments

Red Bank Regional Encourages Female Engineers and Coders

LITTLE SILVER – Like many schools across the county and the nation, Red Bank Regional High School (RBR) recognizes the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs in...

January 12, 2018 | comments

Shore’s Birdsall Hopes to Translate Soccer Success to the Track

By Tim Morris | A champion on the soccer pitch and on the track, Shore Regional’s Hannah Birdsall sees a common thread linking the two sports. “In both you have...

January 12, 2018 | comments

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