Mid-Atlantic Data Portal Offers Maps and Resources for Ocean Planning

By Jenna Moldaver | POINT PLEASANT – The Mid-Atlantic Ocean Data Portal is a publicly available online tool that consolidates data and provides visual representations of ocean resources. It can...

September 8, 2018 | comments

As Popularity of Pickleball Grows, Organizer Sees Big Future in Red Bank

By Chris Rotolo | RED BANK – Lured by the excitement of America’s fastest growing paddle sport, onlookers lined the fencing surrounding the Red Bank YMCA’s open-air courts this past...

September 7, 2018 | comments

A Legal Charade

Opinion contributed by William Kastning | Charade is defined as an absurd pretense intended to create a pleasant or respectable appearance. Or to put in in terms of the most...

September 7, 2018 | comments

Observation Deck Planned in Monmouth Beach

By Chris Rotolo | MONMOUTH BEACH – After the completion of a protective seawall on the beachfront, construction of an outdoor observation deck is anticipated to begin in the spring....

September 6, 2018 | comments

Developer Unveils Public Access Plans For Waterfront Tract

By Chris Rotolo ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The developer seeking to build 21 homes on 7 acres of bayfront property says he wants residents to know he has no plans to prevent public...

September 5, 2018 | comments

One Final ‘Thank You for Your Service’

By Rick Geffken | As we mourn the passing of former Vietnam prisoner of war and U.S. Sen. John S. McCain, lesser-known heroes are also being put to their final...

September 4, 2018 | comments

Two Sides To Every Great Story

By Hope Daniels | Many of us have heard the old expression, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” and the hidden gems collecting dust on the bookshelves at some...

September 3, 2018 | comments

Not Your Father’s Magic Show: Champions of Magic Bring a New Type of Illusion

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | RED BANK – On the heels of their sold- out shows in London’s West End, the Champions of Magic are coming to the Count Basie...

September 2, 2018 | comments

The Lasting Lenape Legacy on the Navesink

By Rick Geffken | Hundreds of years before the Oyster Point Hotel and Marina was built on the banks of the Navesink, a band of Lenape feasted on those succulent...

August 31, 2018 | comments

Harbor Commission Hints at Beautification Efforts

By Chris Rotolo | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The sound of waves lapping up against vessels docked in the historic Atlantic Highlands harbor creates a sense of serenity. It’s a favorite...

August 30, 2018 | comments

Keeping Power Companies Honest

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – There are public policy programs for fresher air and cleaner drinking water, but a new advocacy group believes the focus should also be on...

August 30, 2018 | comments

Retail, Commercial Proposals Pitched for Former Fort Monmouth Commissary

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | FORT MONMOUTH – When Fort Monmouth closed in 2011, area veterans and active military personnel bemoaned the loss of the base’s Commissary and Post Exchange...

August 30, 2018 | comments

Basketball Under the Lights

Photos and story by George Mazzeo | RUMSON – Under the setting sun on the banks of the Navesink River, the cheers of excited parents and basketball fans can be...

August 30, 2018 | comments

Red Bank Takes First Steps to Welcome Medical Pot

By Jay Cook | RED BANK – After Gov. Phil Murphy took office earlier this year on the promise of expanding and legalizing marijuana, some Two River towns acted swiftly...

August 30, 2018 | comments

New County Homeless Shelter Construction Begins

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | OCEANPORT – Site work has started at a 3.1-acre location on the former Fort Monmouth where footings are being poured for a 4,500-square-foot temporary homeless...

August 29, 2018 | comments

Middletown Police Patrol Henry Hudson Trail On ATVs

By Chris Rotolo | MIDDLETOWN –The first time Anne Scheidermann heard the hum of an ATV engine coming up behind her during a bike ride last spring on the Henry...

August 28, 2018 | comments

A New Kind of Ballet Company Presents Shakespeare

Monmouth County’s first professional ballet company has been established at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center, led by Juilliard alum and Ocean Grove resident Gabriel Chajnik. Chajnik, a former dancer with...

August 27, 2018 | comments

Green Light Given To 150-Acre Redevelopment Plan

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – The township’s governing body unanimously approved an extensive 150-acre redevelopment plan for the famed Circus Liquors property along Route 35 earlier this week, paving...

August 27, 2018 | comments

Letter: Slow Down And Really Enjoy The River

Contributed by Rik Van Hemmen | The Navesink River is unique resource for the river communities. In researching my book on the historical use of the river, it was clear...

August 26, 2018 | comments

RFH Asks Voters For $12.6M Upgrade To High School

By Jay Cook | RUMSON – A special bond referendum will be held this fall asking Rumson and Fair Haven homeowners to spend $12.59 million in a “tax-neutral” proposal featuring...

August 24, 2018 | comments

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