Raising High the Roof

By Rick Geffken | RUMSON – Homeowners in the Two River area expect to get 30 years of use, more or less, from their roofs. Once the roof becomes unsightly or...

September 24, 2018 | comments

Middletown Fire Dept. Volunteers To Get Death Benefit

By Natalie Anzarouth | MIDDLETOWN – A new township-funded death benefit incentive has been established for eligible members of the volunteer fire department. Local legislation establishing a death benefit in...

September 21, 2018 | comments

Oysters, Canoeing and Cleaning Up The Waterways

  OH, OYSTERS! FILM AND PANEL DISCUSSION ASBURY PARK – On Saturday, Oct. 20, the American Littoral Society is hosting Oh, Oysters! A Celebration of Re-Oystering New Jersey’s Waters to...

September 21, 2018 | comments

In Highlands, Detox Center’s Proposed Site Prompts Questions

By Chris Rotolo | HIGHLANDS – A hearing for a detoxification center proposed for construction in the borough’s central business district was almost halted before it even got started. During...

September 21, 2018 | comments

Fall Should Be All About The Apple

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst | Lately pumpkins have been getting all the love, turning up in everything from traditional breads and pies to those ubiquitous lattes and even salsa and pasta...

September 21, 2018 | comments

Bridge of Books Nears 1 Million Giveaway Mark

Story and photos by Natalie B. Anzarouth | RED BANK – The air at Red Bank Primary School was filled with anticipation on the morning of Sept. 13. On what...

September 21, 2018 | comments

Ash Trees, Agriculture Face Threat From Two Invasive Insects

By Chris Rotolo | MONMOUTH COUNTY – The infestation of the emerald ash borer is coming to Monmouth County trees near you. According to experts in the field, there’s little...

September 21, 2018 | comments

Here Come the Hurlers

By Chris Rotolo | MIDDLETOWN – They call the ancient game of hurling “the fastest game on grass.” On Sept. 29, fans will see just how fast that can be...

September 17, 2018 | comments

Pad Sites Planned for Middletown Municipal Complex

By Chris Rotolo | MIDDLETOWN –A unique aspect of the township’s municipal campus is its location just off state Highway 35. In their plans to completely upgrade the 57-year-old town...

September 17, 2018 | comments

For 66 Years, An Agency of Volunteer Attorneys

By Ayodele Oladeji | From a surprisingly small office located within the Monmouth County Probation Services building on Route 66 in Ocean Township, attorney Valerie Hemhauser helps people seeking legal...

September 15, 2018 | comments

More Liquor Licenses at the Fort, Assembly Members Move to Bell Works

Murphy Says Yes To Fort Monmouth Liquor Licenses After arriving at his desk earlier this summer, Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law Aug. 17 allowing for more liquor licenses at...

September 11, 2018 | comments

Sept. 1 Blaze Sparks Discussion of Fire Safety in Holmdel

HOLMDEL – After a Saturday morning fire destroyed a home and injured two fire fighters, the township is announcing plans to evaluate its fire department personnel and procedures. According to...

September 11, 2018 | comments

Saturday In the Park

HOLMDEL – This year marked the 25th annual Saturday In The Park “Women Taking Steps to Help Women” 5k & Kids Run. Hosted by the Jersey Shore Running Club at...

September 10, 2018 | comments

Remembering 9/11 with Solemn Commemoration

  Atlantic Highlands | Monmouth County Park System will host its annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony at 8 a.m. Sept. 11 at Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook. Held at the site of...

September 10, 2018 | comments

Newly Rebuilt Playground and Sea Walk Open in Cliffwood Beach

Photos by Patrick Olivero | ABERDEEN – The Aberdeen Sea Walk at Cliffwood Beach was recently unveiled. Reconstruction of the Sea Walk began last fall. The new half-mile trail (which...

September 10, 2018 | comments

Questions Raised About Waterfront Tract Dedication

By Chris Rotolo | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – What exactly does it mean to “dedicate” land? That question was hashed out by a housing developer and borough planners at an Aug....

September 10, 2018 | comments

Questions Raised About Waterfront Plan Dedication

By Chris Rotolo | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS –What exactly does it mean to “dedicate” land? That question was hashed out by a housing developer and borough planners at an Aug. 29...

September 10, 2018 | comments

Red Bank Mulls Potential Marijuana Dispensary Zones

By Natalie B. Anzarouth | RED BANK – Now that the borough has indicated it is open to welcoming medical marijuana facilities under the New Jersey Compassionate Use Marijuana Act,...

September 10, 2018 | comments

Bill Aims To Save NJ Horse Racing

By Chris Rotolo | OCEANPORT – Not even Triple Crown-winner American Pharoah charging down the home stretch to a victory at the William Hill Haskell Invitational could lift Monmouth Park...

September 10, 2018 | comments

Red Bank Human Rights Advocates Urge Respect at Rally

By Chris Rotolo RED BANK –When he was practicing law on the social justice front, Rabbi Marc Kline spent the better part of a decade in Columbia, South Carolina, where...

September 10, 2018 | comments

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