Tag: highlands

Sandy Hook Refugees, Long Ago But Not So Far Away

By Rick Geffken Remote and barren for much of its history, Sandy Hook hardly seems a welcoming place for refugees of any kind. Yet, during the Revolutionary War, it was home...

March 21, 2017 | comments

World War I-Era Ordnance Found Along Jersey Shore

By Jay Cook | Over 300 pieces of military-grade ordnance, each no larger than a pocket-sized ChapStick, were recovered along beaches in three Shore towns, and ultimately disposed of safely. The beach...

March 19, 2017 | comments

Irish Sports on the Jersey Shore

A Q&A with the Jersey Shore Gaelic Athletic Association By Jay Cook | Mary Beth Glaccum is the founder and chairman of the Jersey Shore Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), one of...

March 14, 2017 | comments

Know The Snow Removal Rules In Your Town

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst | Two River area towns are seeing a lot of snow with this winter storm. It is important for home and small business owners to know their town’s snow removal...

March 14, 2017 | comments

Dreaming Of The Sunny Beach? Towns Are Selling Beach Badges

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – A recent spate of surprisingly warm weather may have some local residents looking for ward to summertime, and the local beach. For those who...

March 13, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Il Lago Italian Restaurant

Walking into the recently opened Il Lago in Highlands is a bit surreal. This venerable building was the home of the incomparable Bay Ave. Trattoria from 2005 until Super Storm...

March 11, 2017 | comments

St. Patrick’s Day Events

Save the date!  MARCH 9 Irish band Caladh Nua Internationally touring group makes music with song, and playing fiddle, guitar, banjo, tin whistle, bodhran, viola and entertains with humorous stories...

March 9, 2017 | comments

Landmarks in Atlantic Highlands and Navesink Win Grants

Story and photos by Rick Geffken | Well-known and beloved Two Rivers area landmarks, the All Saints’ Memorial Church and the Strauss House Mansion, were recently awarded separate grants by...

March 3, 2017 | comments

Cook Off Kicks Off St. Pat’s Celebration

HIGHLANDS – It may not immediately remind you of the Wearing of the Green, but the Highlands Chili Cook Off this weekend is meant to whet the appetite for the...

February 28, 2017 | comments

Cleaning Up the Navesink River

By John Burton | RED BANK – As the work continues to alleviate Navesink River contamination, The Two River Times is offering its support. “If everyone pulls together we can...

February 27, 2017 | comments

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