Oceanic Bridge Improvement Meetings: June 20, 2017

By Jay Cook | Two different public information sessions about the future of the Oceanic Bridge are set for June 20, where local residents can learn more about the conceptual...

June 14, 2017 | comments

Bill Aims to Modernize EMS Data Collection and Reporting

  By Jay Cook | Sweeping changes to the way that EMS first responders compile and transmit their recorded data is on the horizon, but some are asking, who will...

June 13, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Via 45

What if you had a couple of aunts who lived in the Italian countryside in a charming farmhouse, terrific cooks who went to the marketplace every day to pick and...

June 13, 2017 | comments

Broadway Comes to the Jersey Shore

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | DEAL PARK – The Axelrod Performing Arts Center aims to grow from a community to a regional theater. That goal was evident with the recent...

June 13, 2017 | comments

New Multisport Synthetic Turf Facility Opens in Croydon Hall

  By Alex Mitsiopoulos MIDDLETOWN – Lacrosse and field hockey players can rejoice as the new $1.8 million multisport synthetic turf facility at Croydon Hall has opened to the public....

June 12, 2017 | comments

High Hopes for Navesink River Oysters

By Jay Cook | RED BANK – The future health of the Two Rivers now hinges upon a seasonal summertime delicacy. Plans to attract live oyster baby oyster larvae, known...

June 12, 2017 | comments

Little Silver Residents Organize Against Verizon Tower

By Jenna O’Donnell | LITTLE SILVER – Amid concern from the community over a 95-foot cell tower that recently went live in the center of town, borough officials and residents...

June 11, 2017 | comments

No Surprises in Primary Election

By John Burton | There were no surprises on Tuesday. This year’s primary election found those up and down the ballot who were predicted to win, winning, mostly by safe...

June 11, 2017 | comments

Fort Hancock Committee On Hold

By Liz Sheehan | FORT HANCOCK – The Fort Hancock 21st Century Committee was established by the US Department of the Interior in 2012 to look into ways to restore...

June 9, 2017 | comments

Monmouth Arts Continues to Paint a Colorful Picture

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | RED BANK – Monmouth Arts, the county’s official arts agency, is dedicated to promoting a vibrant arts community that enhances the quality of life for all...

June 7, 2017 | comments

Turning His Passion Into a Business

By Jay Cook | FAIR HAVEN – John Croddick has been a passionate card game aficionado for years. Since the days of playing Dungeons and Dragons with a bevy of...

June 7, 2017 | comments

Arts Hub Emerging at Fort Monmouth

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | FORT MONMOUTH – Six former Army barracks buildings in Eatontown will be converted into a diverse arts community following approval last month of a purchase...

June 6, 2017 | comments

Hispanic Teens Reach Out To Help Their Own – Quietly

By John Burton | RED BANK – They are young and hopeful for the future, but they worry about that future for their families and their community. They are looking...

June 6, 2017 | comments

New Shore Regional Surf Team Will Hit the Waves

    By Jenna O’Donnell | WEST LONG BRANCH – A group of Shore Regional students are making waves at their high school and they’ll soon be riding them, too,...

June 5, 2017 | comments

GOP Freeholder Candidates Face Some Challenge in Primary

By John Burton | This year’s primary ballot will have more than the party line of Republican candidates for GOP voters to select, not just for governor but for freeholders...

June 5, 2017 | comments

NJ Summer Flounder Season Hits a Snag

  By Jay Cook | Efforts to compromise on what New Jersey representatives believe are draconian recreational fishing regulations were sunk last week, meaning the summer flounder season could potentially...

June 5, 2017 | comments

Donovan’s Reef Finally Reopens

  By John Burton | SEA BRIGHT – It was a busy day last Friday at the newly rebuilt Donovan’s Reef, as it prepared for its long-awaited reopening. Contractors worked furiously,...

June 2, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Hotel Tides

  Looking for a rich serving of history along with your dinner? If so, the restaurant at the Hotel Tides, on a quiet side street in Asbury Park, will fill...

June 1, 2017 | comments

The Writers’ Tale: A Room of Their Own

By Eileen Toomey | The high ceilings, brick walls and exposed ductwork make you feel like you are in a loft in Brooklyn, not a writing studio in Red Bank....

June 1, 2017 | comments

Mad Hatter Approved Again But Still Faces Legal Challenge

By John Burton | SEA BRIGHT – It was déjà vu all over again last week for both sides involved in the Mad Hatter project. The borough land use board...

June 1, 2017 | comments

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