Be Wary of Holiday Scams, Officials Warn

By Chris Rotolo | COLTS NECK – This time of year brings out the best in people. And sometimes the worst. At a presentation at the public library Wednesday, security expert...

December 3, 2018 | comments

Middletown South Edges Rival North in Defensive Battle

By Jim Hintelmann | It was the coldest Thanksgiving Day in years, with temperatures in the mid-twenties and a wind chill in the low teens, but football rivals Middle- town...

December 1, 2018 | comments

Caseys Defense Delivers at MetLife to Win State Title

By Rich Chrampanis | EAST RUTHERFORD – The numbers usually don’t lie, but when it comes to Red Bank Catholic’s 14-10 Non-Public Group 3 state championship win over Mater Dei...

December 1, 2018 | comments

Christmas Caramels to Kick Off the Season

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst | The gift-giving season is upon us. Don’t panic. Over the next four weeks in our Holiday section we’ll give you relatively easy recipes for making delicious...

November 30, 2018 | comments

Rumson’s Revenge: RFH Stuns Somerville 42-35 to Win CJ Group 3 Title

  By Rich Chrampanis | SOMERVILLE – Alex Maldjian is used to a heavy workload in the Rumson-Fair Haven backfield, but the senior got a season’s worth of work in...

November 29, 2018 | comments

Hit the Lights, It’s Holiday Time

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | HOLMDEL – Pack up the family and head on over to PNC Arts Center for the Magic of Lights display, where admission is charged by...

November 28, 2018 | comments

Indian-Americans Celebrate Diwali Festival of Lights

Photos by Patrick Olivero | TINTON FALLS – Indian cuisine, performances and presentations took place Saturday, Nov. 17 to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights and New Year. Red...

November 26, 2018 | comments

Highlands Seeks to Guide Mobile Park Redevelopment

By Chris Rotolo | HIGHLANDS – From its vantage point above the shoreline, the Shadow Lawn Mobile Village property provides a scenic view overlooking Sandy Hook Bay. Ten of its...

November 26, 2018 | comments

Behind the Scenes at ‘The Nutcracker’

 Photos by Bart Lentini For 37 years, The Performing Arts Ensemble has gathered together young dancers and children chosen by audition to put on a large-cast, fully staged production of...

November 26, 2018 | comments

When Temps Drop, A Refuge For the Homeless

By Christina Johnson | RED BANK – For homeless people living under bridges, in cars, or in the woods, a wintery nor’easter or freezing cold snap can be deadly. But...

November 26, 2018 | comments

New Fort Monmouth Rentals Filling Up

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | OCEANPORT – As a new generation of companies and workers comes to former Fort Monmouth for new opportunities, so too have families seeking a place...

November 26, 2018 | comments

Family Thankful For Sister’s CPR Skills

By Chris Rotolo | RED BANK – Last November, Theresa and Steve Taylor were sitting on a bus headed to New York City for an evening of live music when...

November 26, 2018 | comments

For 35 Years, A Place To Rent Furnished Suites

SHREWSBURY – Par Excellence Furnished Office Suites is celebrating its 35th anniversary in business. The firm offers private fully furnished suites for rent with services, at a monthly, daily or...

November 25, 2018 | comments

Undefeated RBC Blanks Pope John XXIII To Reach NJSIAA Non-Public 3 Title Game

By Jim Hintelmann | RED BANK – While the North Jersey Non-Public football powers seem to be the dominating teams, there are plenty of other talented teams also in the NJSIAA...

November 25, 2018 | comments

Black Friday Football Rivalry Bigger Than The Game

By Chris Rotolo | Thanksgiving may be about friends, family and feasting. But for those in the Two River area who like to get out and throw around a football,...

November 24, 2018 | comments

The Food Emporium Cuts Prices at Marlboro Shopping Center

By Chris Rotolo | With a new reduced pricing strategy in place, The Food Emporium invited customers to come take a second look inside the store, their first one in...

November 21, 2018 | comments

34 Fair Haven Merchants Invite Visitors to ‘Shop Small’

FAIR HAVEN – When SadieJames boutique owner Chelsea Delaney talks about last year’s “Shop Small” promotion in Fair Haven, she recalls she had to step out of her shop. “Last...

November 21, 2018 | comments

Brandon Dirden Brings August Wilson’s Wisdom And More To Two River

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen | For now, Brandon J. Dirden is an actor who also directs plays. But maybe not for long. He might be transitioning into a director...

November 21, 2018 | comments

Rock Review: Bright Future for The Dirty Shine Band

Taking chances is something most people do, whether it’s buying a lottery ticket or taking that new job hundreds or thousands of miles away. Virtually all creative people take chances...

November 21, 2018 | comments

New Plans for McConnell Tract

By Chris Rotolo | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – New development plans have emerged for the McConnell Tract, a 7-acre parcel along the Sandy Hook Bay that is eyed for a batch...

November 21, 2018 | comments

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