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Highlands Voters To Elect Mayor

By Joseph Sapia HIGHLANDS – In the non-partisan race for mayor, Borough Councilman Doug Card faces former Mayor Rick O’Neil. In an interview, Card said the major issues in town...

November 7, 2016 | comments

The Bay Avenue Renaissance: Highlands Rebuild Nearing Finish

Story and photos by Jay Cook HIGHLANDS – There was no shortage of hardships in areas affected by Super Storm Sandy throughout the state; shorelines were left unrecognizable, residential districts...

October 17, 2016 | comments

The Story of the Hartshorne Family Dates Back to 1676

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia One of the first things many of us will learn from a new Monmouth County Historical Association exhibit is that we have been saying the...

October 16, 2016 | comments

Ship Aurora: A Treasure For Sandy Hook Wreck Divers

By Jay Cook HIGHLANDS – That old saying “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” for the most part, rings true. Yet for three local scuba divers, that adage could...

October 10, 2016 | comments

Towns Seek Open Space Grant Funds For Public Projects

  By Joseph Sapia Twenty-three municipalities are competing for funds through the 2016 Monmouth County Municipal Open Space Grant Program. The money can be used in a variety of ways,...

October 2, 2016 | comments

Munich Madness Returns to Highlands

  By Mary Ann Bourbeau HIGHLANDS – The beer garden will be bigger and better at the 16th Annual Highlands Oktoberfest, which will be held in Veterans Park from 2...

October 1, 2016 | comments

Who’s Running For School Board In Your Town?

At the Nov. 8 General Election, voters will choose candidates for various offices, including seats on the local and regional Boards of Education. The school board candidates of the Two Rivers...

September 15, 2016 | comments

Highlands Mayoral Race Candidates Named

By Joseph Sapia HIGHLANDS – Two candidates, both with borough governing experience, have filed to run for mayor in the Nov. 8 general election. Councilman Doug Card faces former Mayor...

September 12, 2016 | comments

Public Invited to Weigh In Sandy Hook Fee Hike

By Liz Sheehan Public comments, which are due by Sept. 5, will play a major role in determining if the National Park Service (NPS) will put into place proposed increases in...

August 22, 2016 | comments

Henry Hudson Trail Segment Contractor Announced

By Joseph Sapia AN OCEAN COUNTY company has won a contract to restore an Atlantic Highlands section of the Henry Hudson Trail destroyed in 2012’s Super Storm Sandy. The Monmouth...

August 1, 2016 | comments

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