Restaurant Review: Marandola’s

By Bob Sacks | A slice of Manhattan’s Little Italy has taken root on Main Street in Bradley Beach since Marandola’s opened last June. This classic Italian restaurant serves large portions...

June 27, 2018 | comments

Bridge Renaming, 911 Service Fees, Be Sure to Move Over

By Jay Cook | Bridge To Be Dedicated to Longtime Senator After representing Monmouth County residents in Trenton for 30 years, Sen. Joseph M. Kyrillos Jr. will have a bridge in...

June 26, 2018 | comments

Realty Office Was Targeted By Former Resident, Police Say

By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – A former township resident, who police accuse of intentionally starting two fires and firing a BB gun at Holmdel locations of Neuhaus Realty Agency over...

June 26, 2018 | comments

Fight To Preserve Last Piece Of Undeveloped Bayshore Property Is On

By Chris Rotolo | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS –A recent Monmouth County Board of Recreation Commissioners meeting was overrun with more than 100 motivated members of Neighbors for Waterfront Preservation (NWP), a community...

June 26, 2018 | comments

From Classrooms to Mushrooms, Science is Flourishing

By Lily Marten | TINTON FALLS – Why just teach science when you can live it on the weekends, too? This is the life of KC Sullivan, a Middletown High School...

June 25, 2018 | comments

Helping to Preserve Strauss Mansion’s History

By Chris Rotolo  | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The historic Strauss Mansion has overlooked the borough’s bustling downtown area for 125 years. The Atlantic Highlands Historical Society (AHHS) is marking the...

June 25, 2018 | comments

Rumson’s Piping Rock Memorial Park Gets a Reboot

By Jay Cook | RUMSON – Piping Rock Memorial Park, one of the borough’s most active open spaces, will be redesigned this summer with plans to remove the existing tennis courts...

June 25, 2018 | comments

What Will Sports Betting Mean to Oceanport?

By Jay Cook |  OCEANPORT – As hundreds of New Jerseyans placed their first legal sports bets at Monmouth Park Racetrack’s new state-of-the-art sports book Thursday, Sabino Portella was preparing...

June 24, 2018 | comments

Monmouth Park Leads the Way for NJ Sports Betting

By Jay Cook | OCEANPORT – Gov. Phil Murphy placed the first legal sports bets in New Jersey history June 14, but 35-year-old Woodland Park resident Rob Chompsky owns a...

June 24, 2018 | comments

Beacon Hill Country Club Earns Eco-Friendly Badge

By Chris Rotolo | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The game of golf is played among natural beauty, and Beacon Hill Country Club is doing its part to preserve and enhance its...

June 24, 2018 | comments

Detox Center Plan In Downtown Highlands Meets Resistance

By Chris Rotolo | HIGHLANDS – About 90 borough residents flooded a council meeting last week to go on record with their objections to a detox center’s plan to move...

June 23, 2018 | comments

Water Witch Coffee Offers Blend Of Art And Culture

By Jenna Moldaver | HIGHLANDS – “Water Witch is like this vortex,” said Valerie Browning, owner of Water Witch Coffee. “All these creative people just come toward it.” When waiting...

June 21, 2018 | comments

Holmdel Teen Stars in Phoenix’s ‘In The Heights’

By Jenna Moldaver | RED BANK – Sarah Coleman, a sophomore at Red Bank Catholic and a Holmdel resident, will be performing in a lead role in Phoenix Production’s revival...

June 21, 2018 | comments

Hospital Group Seeks Fort Monmouth Site

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | TINTON FALLS – The RWJBarnabas Health organization, the largest health care system in New Jersey, is taking steps to purchase a 36.3-acre parcel at Pearl...

June 21, 2018 | comments

Local Pickles, Paintings and Pets Offered At Weekly Market In Bell Works

By Lily Marten |  HOLMDEL – Artisans, farmers, entrepreneurs and more gathered at Bell Works May 30 for the first indoor Fresh Farmers Market of the season, an event that...

June 20, 2018 | comments

RFH Lax Teens Facing Off For Suicide Awareness

By Jay Cook | FAIR HAVEN – To his friends, Pierce Jarck was as big a lacrosse fanatic as there was. When he wasn’t practicing for his club or high...

June 20, 2018 | comments

Report Highly Critical of Red Bank Operations

By Jay Cook | RED BANK – A newly published report commissioned by the borough slams Red Bank’s “ineffective” and “dysfunctional” municipal operations. The 42-page-long assessment entitled the Management Enhancement...

June 20, 2018 | comments

Educating the World One Child At A Time

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez | Four or so times a year, Alex Paulus leaves his home and family in Switzerland and – armed with suitcases of school supplies, children’s clothing and...

June 20, 2018 | comments

Effort To Encourage, Empower Women At Maser Consulting

By Chris Rotolo | RED BANK – Maser Consulting PA, a privately owned consulting and engineering design company, is taking steps to encourage women in male-oriented engineering and consulting organizations,...

June 19, 2018 | comments

In Highlands, Electric Bikes Power Scenic Tours

By Chris Rotolo | HIGHLANDS – The owner of Kranky Cycles is hoping for a wave of outdoorsy customers who want to take a spin on something different: an electric...

June 19, 2018 | comments

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