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Marine Sanctuary Proposal Quietly Recedes

Story and photo by Joseph Sapia A proposal asking the federal government to declare Sandy Hook Bay and part of its watershed a national marine sanctuary is no longer active....

December 14, 2016 | comments

Attempts To Rescue a Jersey Shore Landmark

By Jay Cook Hidden in the shadow of the Highlands Bridge, the average beachgoer might be surprised to know they drive by one of the oldest houses on the Jersey Shore...

December 12, 2016 | comments

Holiday Happenings

The Two River area will be the site of a wide variety of holiday happenings during the next few weeks.  ONGOING EVENTS Kids under 12 ride free on NY Waterway...

December 8, 2016 | comments

Fall Signing Day Recap

Congratulations to our local athletes who have signed national letters of intent to play their sport in their chosen college or university. CHRISTIAN BROTHERS ACADEMY CROSS COUNTRY & TRACK Drake...

November 18, 2016 | comments

Highlands’ Concrete Gazebo To Be Dismantled

By Joseph Sapia HIGHLANDS – The borough is now working with a contractor on setting up a date to remove the controversial Super Storm Sandy memorial that sits on the...

November 18, 2016 | comments

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

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