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Is Mt. Mitchill Really The Highest Peak?

  By MURIEL J. SMITH With no offense to our friends from the Pine Tree State, it’s really about time they put that old argument about the highest land along...

February 3, 2015 | comments

Volunteers Pitch in to Repair Highlands VFW Post

By John Burton HIGHLANDS — The continuing recovery of this hard-hit borough took another step forward as volunteers took on work at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6902. “It’s...

November 15, 2013 | comments

Mayors Muse About Getting Back Home

By John Burton Super Storm Sandy was a bipartisan storm, displacing both Republican and Democratic mayors, whose homes were damaged it the storm’s wake. Like so many of their constituents,...

October 25, 2013 | comments

Second Highlands Home Falls While Being Elevated

By John Burton HIGHLANDS – Borough officials have been in discussions with state Department of Community Affairs representatives about the circumstances surrounding the falling of the second home being elevated...

September 20, 2013 | comments

Question Remains: How to Protect Highlands?

By John Burton Meeting to be held in October HIGHLANDS – Mayor Frank Nolan knows something has to be done in the borough to prevent it from further flooding and...

September 13, 2013 | comments

State, Federal Officials Looking into Highlands House Fall

By John Burton HIGHLANDS – Federal and state agencies are continuing their investigations into what caused a Locust Street home to fall while being elevated. The home and two neighboring...

August 30, 2013 | comments

Concert to Benefit Sandy Ground Project Sept. 8

HIGHLANDS – One of the most Super Storm Sandy-devastated towns along the Jersey Shore will be rocking and rolling on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 8, as the iconic Southside Johnny, Bon...

August 30, 2013 | comments

FEMA Increases Funding to Reimburse Area Towns

By John Burton Area towns hit by Super Storm Sandy and still working to return to normal are going to get a little extra federal help. The Federal Emergency Management...

June 28, 2013 | comments

Little Library a Big Plus for Highlands Readers

By John Burton   HIGHLANDS – Books and reading are important to Christine Mihok. When Super Storm Sandy blasted through Highlands last October, severely damaging the borough’s small, modest library...

June 21, 2013 | comments

Help for Highlands Arrives by the Hundreds

By John Burton HIGHLANDS – Saturday was a day of giving and grateful receiving for scores of volunteers and borough residents and business owners as they continue the arduous task...

May 3, 2013 | comments

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