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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

Highlands to Zumba its Way Toward Mammogram Awareness

By Michele J. Kuhn HIGHLANDS – Combine fun and camaraderie with exercise and the opportunity to make women aware of the necessity of mammograms and what do you get? You...

April 26, 2013 | comments

Volunteers to Pour Into Highlands Saturday to Help Town Rebuild

By John Burton HIGHLANDS – Saturday is all about helping friends, fellow business owners and maybe total strangers who are in need after what Super Storm Sandy has wrought. That’s...

April 26, 2013 | comments

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