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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

Two Highlands Officials Fall Through Floor Of Old Borough Hall

By Joseph Sapia HIGHLANDS – Two borough officials are recovering from injuries suffered when they fell through the attic floor of the former Municipal Building. The building had been closed...

June 30, 2016 | comments

Digging Up History on Sandy Hook

  By Allison Perrine SANDY HOOK – With the noonday sun beating down on them, a group of students from Monmouth University (MU) scraped the earth at the foot of...

June 30, 2016 | comments

Marina Rebuilt To Be Stronger Than The Storms

By Joseph Sapia HIGHLANDS – During 2012’s Super Storm Sandy, James Bollerman’s 33-foot express cruiser was destroyed. Its name was “Overboard.” Bollerman, too, could have gone overboard – figuratively speaking....

June 27, 2016 | comments

Tilt-Up Concrete Pavilion To Come Down

By Joseph Sapia HIGHLANDS – Mayor Frank L. Nolan and the Borough Council are awaiting paper work from bidders before awarding a contract to demolish and remove the controversial Super...

June 13, 2016 | comments

Nautical History Unearthed Under Highlands Bungalow

By Jay Cook It is not everyday that a piece of history is discovered underneath someone’s house, let alone holding that house up. But this odd occurrence was a reality...

June 5, 2016 | comments

Highlands Inlet Cafe Marks 50 Years on The Waterfront

  By Joseph Sapia HIGHLANDS – Instead of being born into the business, the Inlet Café was more or less born to Robin and Doug Lentz. “We didn’t choose this...

June 2, 2016 | comments

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