Red Bank PD Hosts “Coffee With a Cop”

By John Burton | RED BANK – It was an opportunity to get your morning caffeine jolt and maybe ask borough police a question, or raise a point or two about police...

April 14, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Brando’s Citi Cucina

  It was cold, windy and raining heavily; not an ideal night to venture out, but walking into Brando’s Citi Cucina on Main Street in Asbury Park recently, the cordial...

April 13, 2017 | comments

Sea Wall Plan Can Move Forward

By John Burton |  The long-delayed protective sea wall project will proceed in both Sea Bright and Monmouth Beach, following last week’s ruling by a state Superior Appellant Court. The court...

April 12, 2017 | comments

Red Sneakers March For Allergy Awareness

      By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez It’s every parent’s nightmare: your child mistakenly eats something that contains an allergen resulting in his death. One family’s tragedy has resulted in...

April 11, 2017 | comments

YMCA Expresses Interest in Running Oceanport Pool

By Jenna O’Donnell OCEANPORT – A longstanding borough pool may reopen under new management this summer after two potential operators expressed interest in running it at a council meeting last...

April 11, 2017 | comments

What About My House Value?

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – Some residents who reside along the rail line are growing concerned that the proposed 10- mile long JCP&L transmission line could zap their home...

April 11, 2017 | comments

Just Three Chicks Want to Start Something New

  By Gena Ansell-Lande RUMSON – With Easter just around the corner, three friends are hoping to inspire families to start a new holiday tradition. Last year Rumson residents Jennifer Diehl,...

April 8, 2017 | comments

Hot Sauce, Reclaimed Wood and Beach Glass

Made in Monmouth Expo Is Saturday | By Jay Cook | Over 250 different businesses and hundreds of shoppers will show their wares at OceanFirst Bank Center at Monmouth University on...

April 7, 2017 | comments

Simon To Lead New Asbury Charter School

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst COLTS NECK ­– Dan Simon announced he will be leaving his post as principal of Colts Neck High School at the end of the school year for...

April 7, 2017 | comments

Monmouth County and NWS Earle Embark on Land Use Study

By John Burton LINCROFT – A federally funded study just getting underway looks to see how the longstanding Naval Weapons Station Earle can continue meeting its mission and work with...

April 7, 2017 | comments

Backyard Chicken Coops Debated in Oceanport

  By Jenna O’Donnell | OCEANPORT – A measure to allow residents to keep backyard chickens has some in the borough crying “fowl” ahead of a council meeting to decide...

April 6, 2017 | comments

New Member Joins Fair Haven Council

  By John Burton | FAIR HAVEN — The Borough Council has a new member. With the departure of Democratic Councilwoman Aimee Humphreys from the six-member governing body, the council...

April 6, 2017 | comments

OPED: The Moral and Economic Benefits of Diversity in Schools and Society

By Louis Moore We are a nation of immigrants, and cultural diversity has always been a vital aspect of our society.  “Of every hue and caste am I, of every...

April 6, 2017 | comments

Monmouth County’s Feline Problem

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – In 2016, the township spent just over $44,000 on an issue many across Monmouth County believe is becoming more and more of a problem....

April 4, 2017 | comments

Two River Tastes: Those Who Can’t Lunch, Brunch

By Sasha and Tori Sickles | Brunch has become a beloved meal for different cultures, communities, and palettes. Especially for the residents of our Two River area. Instead of your...

April 3, 2017 | comments

Democrats Tap Their Candidates

By Liz Sheehan | SHREWSBURY – Preparing for an attack on the Republican control of county offices and state offices representing the county, Monmouth County Democrats gathered at the Church...

April 3, 2017 | comments

JCP&L Underscores Need for Power Reliability

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – To explain why it believes its proposed powerline project is necessary and would benefit Monmouth County, JCP&L officials point to a situation last August, when...

April 3, 2017 | comments

Fourth Graders Set Up Shop To Help Animals

Story and photos by John Burton | KEANSBURG – Teacher Barbara Leary believes her fourth grade class gets the best of all worlds with their fundraising activities. “They learn so...

April 3, 2017 | comments

Dune Grass Planting Draws Volunteers

By Ryan Gallagher |  LONG BRANCH – Volunteers hit the sand in some New Jersey coastal town on Saturday, not to build castles or get a tan, but to help...

April 3, 2017 | comments

Two Found Dead in Shrewsbury River

By John Burton | MONMOUTH BEACH – County and local law enforcement authorities are continuing their investigations surrounding the bodies found in Shrewsbury River last week, but foul play is...

April 3, 2017 | comments

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