Tag: Oceanport

Memorial Day Weekend Events In The Two River Area

By Alex Mitsiopoulos | Friday, May 27 The Highlands’ Memorial Day Parade will start at 1 p.m. at Huddy Park and end at Veterans Park. All are invited to the...

May 25, 2017 | comments

Undeterred By Losses, Leinsdorf Challenges Byrnes In Democratic Senate Primary

By John Burton | Joshua Leinsdorf is giving a run for elected office another try. The 71-year-old Atlantic Highlands resident and often independent candidate for various offices, said he’s taking on...

May 21, 2017 | comments

Rain Doesn’t Dampen Enthusiasm at Monmouth Park Opening Day

By Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO Despite rainy weather, 11,959 racing fans came to Monmouth Park on Mother’s Day to kick of the horse-racing season. Live racing continues on weekends in May and...

May 18, 2017 | comments

Harry Carson Leads Concussion Discussion Among High School Athletes

By John Sorce | RED BANK – Former National Football League (NFL) linebacker and lifetime New York Giant Harry Carson, 63, led a discussion on concussions among high school athletes...

May 17, 2017 | comments

Monmouth Park Racetrack Bets On Food & Drink

By John Burton OCEANPORT – The operators of Monmouth Park thoroughbred racetrack said it’s not just about horseracing and gaming; it’s now also about the food. In the five years...

May 13, 2017 | comments

The Truth About Heroin In Monmouth County

By John Sorce | WEST LONG BRANCH – The heroin epidemic in Monmouth County is real and it’s a threat, says former National Football League player Christian Peter. Peter, 44,...

May 11, 2017 | comments

Oceanport Says No To Backyard Chickens

By Jenna O’Donnell | OCEANPORT – After hearing arguments for and against backyard chickens, officials decided against an amendment to existing rules that would have allowed residents to have them....

May 4, 2017 | comments

Builder Sues For High-Density Rentals at Holy Family School Site

By John Burton | HAZLET – A “builder’s remedy” lawsuit involving the former Holy Family School property and the township’s requirements for affordable housing continues to drag on in the...

May 1, 2017 | comments

Oceanport Pool to Open Under YMCA

By Jenna O’Donnell | OCEANPORT – A popular pool at Blackberry Bay Park will reopen this summer, run by the Community YMCA. The Oceanport Borough Council voted unanimously during the...

May 1, 2017 | comments

Group Energized to Bring History Alive

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen | The Monmouth County Historical Society, founded 118 years ago, doesn’t want to be an organization that lives in the past. “We don’t want to be thought...

April 27, 2017 | comments

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