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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, 2016 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...

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

The Search for Highlands World War II KIA

Story and photos by Rick Geffken It’s easy to miss the small white stone nestled between the flagpoles at Veterans Memorial Park in Highlands. The hill rising near the Shrewsbury River...

August 1, 2016 | comments

The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of History

By Rick Geffken When Sallie Adams and Tom Kaiser starting looking around Monmouth County for a new home in 1994, they were less interested in its rich history than in...

July 7, 2016 | comments

Local Officials Pulling All Stops to Halt JCP&L Project

Story and photos by Jay Cook HAZLET – At a meeting attended by more than 600 people, leaders of 11 towns declared opposition to a $75 million power line proposal, citing...

July 1, 2016 | comments

Ethnic Eats in the Two River Area

By Allison M. Perrine. Photo by Anthony V. Cosentino If you’re looking to experience cultural cuisines but may not be able to afford the time or money for international travel,...

June 30, 2016 | comments

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