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Highlands, Feds Reopen Talks of Unpopular Floodwall

  By Jay Cook | HIGHLANDS – One of the last Jersey Shore towns still recovering from Super Storm Sandy made strides earlier this month to revisit a contentious $120-million...

February 1, 2018 | comments

Highlands Optimistic In The New Year

By John Sorce | HIGHLANDS – Optimism was the recurring theme at the borough’s reorganization meeting on New Year’s Day. “Today’s an exciting day for me,” said Highlands Mayor Rick...

January 9, 2018 | comments

Two Bayshore Towns Push for Opioid Education

By Jay Cook | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Ryan Fisher has been fighting drug addiction for almost his entire adult life. Growing up as a young man without his father in...

December 29, 2017 | comments

Bayshore Trail Finally Reopens

  By Jay Cook | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – After nine months of construction and over $1 million worth of repairs, the 1.25-mile-long Bayshore Trail section of the Henry Hudson Trail...

November 28, 2017 | comments

In Highlands, Voting Results Announced In Local Tradition

By Jay Cook | HIGHLANDS – Forget the glitz and glam of election night, because in Highlands they do it their own way. There aren’t hundreds of supporters congested inside...

November 12, 2017 | comments

Election 2017: Five Compete for Two Open Highlands Seats

By Jay Cook | HIGHLANDS – With the five-year anniversary of Super Storm Sandy around the corner, each candidate running in this year’s election said it’s time for Highlands to...

October 24, 2017 | comments

Overdose and Addiction, And Those Left Behind

By John Burton | HIGHLANDS — For Caitlin O’Neil, Aug. 31 seemed like an appropriate time to share the story of her late boyfriend – and to spread the word...

September 10, 2017 | comments

Habitat’s Ramps & Rails Program Has Heart

By Jenna O’Donnell HIGHLANDS – With a big smile, Ann Parker rocked on her wheelchair in the living room of her home and remembered the day a coworker suggested she...

August 23, 2017 | comments

Swastika-Painted Stone Found in Highlands Public Park

By John Burton | HIGHLANDS – Swastikas and white supremacist rhetoric are not limited to recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, with one appearing in the borough over the weekend. An...

August 17, 2017 | comments

Seastreak to Debut 600-Passenger Ferry

By John Burton | HIGHLANDS — Seastreak commuter ferry is planning to introduce a larger vessel, capable of holding additional riders, for its Highlands route. But that raises some questions for...

August 14, 2017 | comments

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