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

Quon & Son: Father and Son Artists

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | RED BANK – Graphic artist Mike Quon has been creating visual communications and whimsical illustrations for years. In addition to his marketing and advertising work,...

March 31, 2017 | comments

Man Jumps As Flames Engulf Red Bank Home

By John Burton | RED BANK — Firefighters on Thursday afternoon battled a blaze that engulfed a West Side residence. Borough fire companies responded to a call that came in...

March 30, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Fresh

When looking for a town with a nice selection of restaurants worth a trip, what comes to mind first? Red Bank? Asbury Park? However, there is a small town that...

March 30, 2017 | comments

Thousands Turn Out For Final Power Line Public Hearing

By Jay Cook | LINCROFT – Among the sea of red t-shirts, jackets, hats and signs were small, blue stickers, each handwritten with a different number. It was a description,...

March 30, 2017 | comments

Ranney Fencer’s Next Stop: Bulgaria

  By Jay Cook | TINTON FALLS – One of the most technical sports across the globe, fencing creates a one-on-one combat-esque experience almost like no other. In such a...

March 30, 2017 | comments

CBA Relay Runners Capture National Championship

By Jay Cook | LINCROFT – For the fourth time since 2011, the Christian Brothers Academy Colts have been crowned national champions in one of the toughest relays in indoor...

March 30, 2017 | comments

Reduce Stress by Rebooting Your Brain

By Jenna O’Donnell | RUMSON – A stressed-out lifestyle often has people scrambling for therapy, medication or any aid that might provide that much needed reset button. But a Rumson-based...

March 29, 2017 | comments

A Vision for a Marina In Sandy Hook Bay

  By Liz Sheehan | SANDY HOOK – Is there a marina in Fort Hancock’s future? David Hoder, a civil engineer based in Fair Haven, presented that possibility at a meeting...

March 29, 2017 | comments

Eagle Scout Brings Lifesaving Devices to Little Silver

  By Jenna O’Donnell | LITTLE SILVER – A well-placed automated external defibrillator, or AED, can save a life. Now, thanks to the work of one aspiring Eagle Scout, Little...

March 29, 2017 | comments

What To Do If You See a Sick Seal on a Beach?

Commentary contributed by Joe Reynolds | Presently, a young harbor seal is being treated at the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, NJ after it was found with injuries on...

March 28, 2017 | comments

Local Filmmaker Tells Story of Highland Beach

By Rick Geffken Raised in Rumson, self-described “river kid” Chris Brenner never thought about becoming a filmmaker. Like most of his friends in the Two River area, he spent lots...

March 28, 2017 | comments

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