Streaking CBA Gets Impressive Wins over RBC and Freehold Township

By Jim Hintelmann LINCROFT – High school basketball coaches always want to see their teams go into the postseason playing their best ball of the season, and certainly that is...

February 14, 2019 | comments

Sailing on New Ice

Photos by Patrick Olivero RED BANK – While the deep freeze that engulfed the region made life difficult for many, one positive was the return of a great Two River-area...

February 13, 2019 | comments

Sea Bright Borough Tackles Affordable Housing

SEA BRIGHT – The governing body is planning to meet the state-mandated affordable housing obligation within the borough. At Tuesday night’s meeting, the Sea Bright Borough Council passed an ordinance...

February 15, 2019 | comments

Country Rock Band Reunites and Delights Loyal Fans

By Mary Ann Bourbeau ASBURY PARK – Kinderhook was often referred to as the greatest unsigned Jersey band of the 1970s because, despite their popularity, that long-awaited record deal always...

February 12, 2019 | comments

The Navesink River Is Getting Cleaner, Say Advocates

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen The Navesink River water quality has improved so much it is on track to meet or exceed its 2020 restoration goal, according to Rally for...

February 13, 2019 | comments

Monmouth Day Care Center Celebrates 50 Years

Story and photos by Chris Rotolo RED BANK – Heidi Zaentz shared hugs with generations of families Friday afternoon at the Monmouth Day Care Center.  She shook hands with government...

February 8, 2019 | comments

Red Bank Catholic Honors a Fallen Casey

Students stood in respect for Pfc. Jamie Riley, a 2015 graduate of Red Bank Catholic.

February 7, 2019 | comments

Scharfenberger To Run For State Assembly

FREEHOLD –After mulling over a State Assembly run for an opening in the 13th District, Monmouth County Freeholder Gerry P. Scharfenberger has officially thrown his hat into the ring. The...

February 7, 2019 | comments

Fair Haven Soldier Dies in Army Training Exercise

Pfc. Jamie R. Riley, 21, a native of the borough, died from injuries sustained in a training exercise.

February 2, 2019 | comments

Artist vs. Designer In Mike Quon Retrospective

By Mary Ann Bourbeau WEST LONG BRANCH – Mike Quon considers himself fortunate to have had two successful careers – one as an artist and the other as a graphic...

February 7, 2019 | comments

Shadowbrook Holds a Big Sale in Preparation for Renovations

Click through the slideshow using the left and right arrows above. Photos by Patrick Olivero SHREWSBURY – As part of a $3 million plan to renovate the classic Shadowbrook into...

February 5, 2019 | comments

Local Activist Urges Women to Be ‘Fearless’ to Achieve Equality

By Denise DiStephan LINCROFT – When Gilda Rogers spoke at a local church about how women’s rights activists inspired her, she made it clear why it matters to women’s continuing...

February 6, 2019 | comments

Henry Hudson Trail to Extend Into Downtown Freehold

FREEHOLD – It could soon be possible for bikers and hikers to travel along the Henry Hudson Trail right up to the county’s landmark Hall of Records, in the heart...

February 4, 2019 | comments

Historical Association Welcomes New Leader

Sharp Walton left her most recent position in Philadelphia as executive director of the mansion and estate Glen Foerd on the Delaware.

February 2, 2019 | comments

Theater Review: Two River’s ‘Noises Off’

From the moment you walk into the theater, scenic designer Charlie Corcoran’s two-story set screams farce.

February 1, 2019 | comments

Not Your Run-of-the-Mill Ballet: Jungle Book Takes Stage at Axelrod 

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | DEAL PARK – East meets west in a world premiere musical coming to the Axelrod Performing Arts Center. From Feb. 2-10, the Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater...

January 31, 2019 | comments

Coming Together In Celebration of MLK Day

Click through the slideshow using the left and right arrows above. By Patrick Olivero RED BANK – Residents and community leaders came together at the Pilgrim Baptist Church on Shrewsbury...

January 29, 2019 | comments

Quenton Nelson: Meeting the Hype and Then Some

By Rich Chrampanis An offensive lineman is supposed to be an anonymous soldier on the front lines of the battles on the gridiron. The only kind of air time a...

January 30, 2019 | comments

In Highlands, 3 Honored for Saving Man’s Life In Bike Race

HIGHLANDS – In a heartfelt letter to three good Samaritans who helped save her husband’s life during a cycling event in September, Kathleen McGraw said she struggled to find the...

January 31, 2019 | comments

Fort Monmouth 2019 Forecast: More Growth, More Jobs

More parcels will be offered, construction will commence and new ratables can be expected throughout Fort Monmouth’s 1,127 acres during 2019.

January 30, 2019 | comments