O’Connor Ends Successful Athletic Career at RFH

By Jim Hintelmann RUMSON – While Rumson-Fair Haven Regional is a great academic high school at the Shore, the Bulldogs are also among the best in football and basketball. And...

March 21, 2019 | comments

Ranney Wins First Ever State Basketball Title

By Rich Chrampanis TOMS RIVER – It should have been a joyous celebration with hugs and loud screaming. That’s the norm when a team wins a state basketball championship, especially...

March 19, 2019 | comments

There’s a Breath of Spring (And New Names) for Two Rumson Restaurants

Story and photos by Eileen Moon Two of Rumson’s landmark restaurants are greeting spring with a fresh direction and a reaffirmation of their strong connections to the community. At Ridge...

March 20, 2019 | comments

Theater Review: ‘The Source’ at New Jersey Rep

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen In the New Jersey Repertory Company’s excellent, nicely staged, absorbing world premiere “The Source,” a newspaper mogul calls a late-night meeting with two of his...

March 19, 2019 | comments

Atlantic Highlands Couple Killed Crossing Route 36: Belford Man Charged With DWI

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – A Middletown man has been charged with DWI and reckless driving following the crash that killed an Atlantic Highlands couple attempting to cross Route 36 Friday night,...

March 19, 2019 | comments

Little Silver Takes Step Toward $3M Sidewalk Plan

LITTLE SILVER – There is a plan afoot to repair and upgrade some sidewalks in town. After months of discussion, the borough council is preparing to introduce a $3 million...

March 21, 2019 | comments

Riverview Medical Center Begins Renovation Project

RED BANK – Hackensack Meridian Health Riverview Medical Center has begun a 10-month private room renovation project that will expand its second floor inpatient unit. The new nursing unit will...

March 20, 2019 | comments

Despite the Rain, It Was a Grand Day for a Parade

By Eileen Moon RUMSON – It was a Level 2 on the Fliuch Scale last Sunday when the seventh annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade set off from the top of...

March 19, 2019 | comments

Three Men Found Guilty in Brutal Killing of Red Bank Teacher

By Philip Sean Curran FREEHOLD – A Monmouth County jury convicted three men March 12 of killing a Red Bank Middle School teacher inside her apartment in 2009 during a...

March 22, 2019 | comments

Red Bank Dreams What Marine Park Could Be

RED BANK – The public could one day be lacing up skates and enjoying new seasonal activities along the Navesink River if a recently unveiled concept plan for Marine Park...

March 20, 2019 | comments

‘Vietnam Aftermath’: Holmdel Filmmaker Explores PTSD in Aging Veterans

By Rick Geffken A new film about the hidden effects of a war most Americans would like to forget is garnering a host of awards in film festivals around the...

March 19, 2019 | comments

College Scales Back Campus Plans at Fort

Borough officials remain wary the larger plan by developer KKF University Enterprises, LLC, may resurface in the future.

March 15, 2019 | comments

Loss To Colts Neck Fails To Dim Great Season For Bucs

By Jim Hintelmann COLTS NECK – An otherwise highly successful girls basketball season for Red Bank Regional (20-7) came to a disappointing finish Saturday when the Bucs dropped a 43-34...

March 16, 2019 | comments

Restaurant Review: Heirloom Kitchen

Worth the trip from the Two River area to eat at Chef David Viana's Old Bridge restaurant.

March 15, 2019 | comments

SJV’s Peterson Wins First Wrestling State Title in School History

By Rich Chrampanis ATLANTIC CITY – Dean Peterson stood at the edge of the red carpet in the spacious Boardwalk Hall bouncing up and down. The Saint John Vianney wrestler...

March 15, 2019 | comments

Bringing Disney Characters and Their Music to Life

By Mary Ann Bourbeau ASBURY PARK – The Little Mermen have made such a splash in Asbury Park that the Disney cover band is returning to the House of Independents...

March 12, 2019 | comments

It’s Spring Musical Season at Two River High Schools

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst The Two River-area high schools’ award-winning performing arts programs are gearing up for the spring season. This year’s performances, taking place throughout March and April, include both...

March 12, 2019 | comments

Four Ways to Break Harmful Patterns in a Relationship

By Dan Tomasulo, Ph.D. When something isn’t right in a relationship it is usually because a pattern of behavior has become irritating. But your partner’s pattern is only half of...

March 14, 2019 | comments

Physicians Encourage HPV Vaccine for Youth

By Jenna O’Donnell Dear parents, doctors would like you to consider an effective cancer vaccine for your children that promises to protect them throughout their lives. The catch? This is...

March 13, 2019 | comments

Modernizing Oceanport Schools Could Cost Millions

OCEANPORT – Professionals say it could cost borough taxpayers more than $40 million and several years to transform two aging neighborhood schools into modern learning facilities. Nearly 40 residents gathered...

March 15, 2019 | comments