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

Top 10 Local Sports Stories of 2017

Compiled by The Two River Times Sports Staff The calendar has turned and it’s time for the Two River Times sports team to head to the winter sports season and...

January 11, 2018 | comments

Looking Forward to a New Year on the Shrewsbury and Navesink

By Jay Cook | Officials, environmentalists and residents living and working along the Navesink and Shrewsbury rivers have made their New Year’s resolutions, aimed at enhancing and protecting the Two...

January 11, 2018 | comments

Restaurant Reviews: Best Dishes of 2017

By Bob Sacks | What dishes did I eat over the last 12 months that were memorable, so tasty or unusual that I still recall them vividly? That’s not an...

January 10, 2018 | comments

In Fair Haven, Biking and Walkability To Continue As Priorities

By Chris Rotolo | FAIR HAVEN — At the borough’s annual reorganization meeting Tuesday, Mayor Benjamin Lucarelli predicted the potential future rehabilitation of the iconic Oceanic Bridge will be one...

January 10, 2018 | comments

New Year of Fitness: WEforum Sends a Message of Fitness

  By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez | The start of the new year is the perfect time to embark on a fitness routine. If you overindulged during the holidays – or...

January 9, 2018 | comments

Saluting the Smithereens’ DiNizio With a Basie Celebration

By May Ann Bourbeau | RED BANK – E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt chose the Jersey rock band the Smithereens to headline the opening of Little Steven’s Underground...

January 9, 2018 | comments

Highlands Optimistic In The New Year

By John Sorce | HIGHLANDS – Optimism was the recurring theme at the borough’s reorganization meeting on New Year’s Day. “Today’s an exciting day for me,” said Highlands Mayor Rick...

January 9, 2018 | comments

MAST Drill Team Marches To A First Place Finish

SANDY HOOK  – Cadets from the drill team of the Marine Academy of Science and Technology (MAST) Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) took first place overall at Manchester...

January 8, 2018 | comments

Democrats Back at the Helm in Red Bank

By Jay Cook | RED BANK – Now that the Democrats are in power on the governing body, they plan to influence the most important hire in the borough in...

January 8, 2018 | comments

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