Fort Facilities Director Retires

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | FORT MONMOUTH – Richard “Rick” Harrison, an Oceanport man who has played an important role in the revitalization of Fort Monmouth following its closure in...

August 16, 2017 | comments

Ocean Avenue Speed Limit Under Evaluation

By John Burton | MONMOUTH BEACH —Borough police are giving a hard look at pedestrian and motorist safety and getting some input from state transportation professionals. One part of the...

August 15, 2017 | comments

Big Man On Campus, Literally

By Jay Cook | RUMSON – Everything you need to know about Elijah McAllister’s wild ride over the past year can be summed up in one picture on his Twitter...

August 15, 2017 | comments

New Cell Tower Unlikely To Move, Special Counsel Says

By Jenna O’Donnell | LITTLE SILVER — Verizon does not plan to move a contested cell tower from behind borough hall – but a special counsel retained by the borough...

August 15, 2017 | comments

Holmdel Park to Expand With New Land Donation

By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – One of Monmouth County’s most lush, beautiful and expansive parks is about to grow even larger. Thanks to a gift by a landowner, about...

August 15, 2017 | comments

Back to School 2017: Preparing Kids

Snack tips, fashion trends and thoughtful advice on getting kids and teens ready for the return to the classroom.

August 14, 2017 | comments

Ferries, Trains, and Automobiles: The Untold Story of Commuter Students

By Emma Wulfhorst | For most students, going to school means taking a short ride in a car or school bus. But for a handful of Two River area students,...

August 14, 2017 | comments

Incoming Freshmen Learn Techniques to Handle the Stress of High School

LITTLE SILVER – Red Bank Regional High School has found a unique way to help students transition from 8th grade to high school – yoga. During RBR’s recent Summer Slam,...

August 14, 2017 | comments

Avoiding the ‘Summer Slide’

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez | RED BANK – School children from low-income families face a special challenge during the summer, when classroom learning stops. Educators call this the summer slide....

August 14, 2017 | comments

Seastreak to Debut 600-Passenger Ferry

By John Burton | HIGHLANDS — Seastreak commuter ferry is planning to introduce a larger vessel, capable of holding additional riders, for its Highlands route. But that raises some questions for...

August 14, 2017 | comments

Take Back The Snack

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst | While growing kids are always ravenous, back-to-school time presents its own particular set of issues when it comes to eating. Early morning wake-up calls, lunch when...

August 14, 2017 | comments

The Most Essential Back To School Gift Is You

By Dan Tomasulo | A good teacher or parent is like a good gardener. Your job is to find the inherent qualities of something that needs to thrive – and...

August 13, 2017 | comments

Keep the Focus on Education by Keeping Children Healthy This School Year

By Rajiv Prasad, M.D. | As the lazy days of summer come to an end and parents and children start picking out backpacks and first day outfits, there are several...

August 13, 2017 | comments

Back to School With Fun Trends

By Emma Wulfhorst | Send your kids back to school this season ready to conquer the classroom and look good while doing it. We’ve compiled a list of the best...

August 13, 2017 | comments

Sailboats vs. Cars: Frequency of Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge Openings Under Review

By John Burton | RUMSON — The U.S. Coast Guard is considering changes to the Rumson-Sea Bright bridge openings that may help improve traffic—but don’t expect any change for the...

August 13, 2017 | comments

Frank Talk About Opioid Abuse Among Youth

By John Burton | FAIR HAVEN – Put aside those notions of the Rumson-Fair Haven “bubble,” says Fair Haven Police Patrolman William Lagrotteria. The truth of the matter is opioid...

August 11, 2017 | comments

Sketch Released of Woman Found Dead In Sea Bright

By Jay Cook | SEA BRIGHT – The New Jersey State Police (NJSP) has released a composite sketch of the deceased female body found washed up at a borough public...

August 10, 2017 | comments

Middletown Growth – Officials Talk About Town’s Future

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – Middletown Mayor Gerry Scharfenberger said last week that his town is in a “unique position.” Throughout New Jersey, the issue of redevelopment is a constant...

August 10, 2017 | comments

Three New Senior Communities

By Alyssa Gautieri | Within the last six months, three senior living communities have announced they will plant stakes or open in Monmouth County. While in different stages of development, the...

August 9, 2017 | comments

Local Lawyer Takes Racetrack’s Sports Betting Case To U.S. Supreme Court

By John Burton | LITTLE SILVER — The future of Monmouth Park could rest in the hands of lawyer and Two River area resident Ronald J. Riccio as he prepares...

August 8, 2017 | comments

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