Tag: Middletown

Local Filmmaker Tells Story of Highland Beach

By Rick Geffken Raised in Rumson, self-described “river kid” Chris Brenner never thought about becoming a filmmaker. Like most of his friends in the Two River area, he spent lots...

March 28, 2017 | comments

Energized GOP Prepares for 2017 Elections

By John Burton |  FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP — The battle lines are drawn and the troops have made their selection of this year’s warriors for the political struggles of the June...

March 28, 2017 | comments

Second Public Hearing on Power Line Project Wednesday

Large crowd expected Story and photos by Jay Cook | LINCROFT – After thousands turned out in late January for the first public hearing on a proposed powerline project, the...

March 27, 2017 | comments

Girls Encouraged to Consider Roles in Government

Story and photos by Jenna O’Donnell |  TINTON FALLS – On Friday, several dozen high school girls sat down and chose an issue they cared about, then stood up and...

March 27, 2017 | comments

Lee Carr: The Luck of the Irish

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen Opportunity always seemed to knock at Louis Carr Jr.’s door. You might even call it the luck of the Irish. Better known as Lee, the...

March 23, 2017 | comments

What’s With Those Bins?

By Jay Cook MIDDLETOWN – While Mother Nature has yet to turn the page on this year’s winter, the calendar says it’s almost time for spring cleaning. Some people are...

March 21, 2017 | comments

Sandy Hook Refugees, Long Ago But Not So Far Away

By Rick Geffken Remote and barren for much of its history, Sandy Hook hardly seems a welcoming place for refugees of any kind. Yet, during the Revolutionary War, it was home...

March 21, 2017 | comments

Letter: With Prospect of Power Lines Project, We May Have to Move

By Jen Aquino Last Sunday was the day I picked to sit down and talk to my seven-years-young son about the possibility of having to move because of JCP&L’s Monmouth...

March 20, 2017 | comments

World War I-Era Ordnance Found Along Jersey Shore

By Jay Cook | Over 300 pieces of military-grade ordnance, each no larger than a pocket-sized ChapStick, were recovered along beaches in three Shore towns, and ultimately disposed of safely. The beach...

March 19, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Haldi Chowk

Nothing is more exciting than trying a new food or cuisine with which you have had little or no exposure and discovering you really like it. Such was the experience...

March 16, 2017 | comments

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