Get One, Give One: Christmas Tree Farm Supplies Holiday Cheer for Troops

At the Fir Farm, customers can purchase Christmas trees for military families.

December 10, 2018 | comments

Band Shell Approved for Dublin House Patio

A band shell is approved for Red Bank Dublin House Temple Bar, near the White Street lot.

December 10, 2018 | comments

On Your Mark, Get Set, Decorate!

By Hope Daniels |   As the mad holiday dash to bedazzle your home with tinsel, lights and ornaments reaches full speed, we spotted some unique trimmings to help make...

December 9, 2018 | comments

County Launches Online Cultural and Heritage Tours

Monmouth County is offering local history buffs an early holiday gift. The County Division of Planning has announced the launch of its Cultural and Heritage Virtual Tour series, an interactive...

December 7, 2018 | comments

A Bounty of Nutcrackers

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez RED BANK–Whether you’re a fan of sugar plums, Arabian dancers or Clara or the Nutcracker prince himself, there are plenty of places to catch the classic...

December 6, 2018 | comments

Art Created by Survivors of Domestic Violence Comes to Hazlet, Wall

  By Denise DiStephan | Art created by women and children who are survivors of domestic violence, with the guidance of Middletown-based art therapists, will soon be on display at two...

December 6, 2018 | comments

Restaurant Review: Anjelica’s

By Bob Sacks | Why would people go out to dinner the night before a big Thanksgiving Day feast? Why aren’t they home cooking? Going easy on the calories before...

December 5, 2018 | comments

Red Bank Retailers Cultivate Customers By Offering Unique Experiences

By Chris Rotolo  RED BANK – To stay in business these days retailers have to provide an experience the internet can’t compete with, says Walt Flanagan, the manager of Jay...

December 4, 2018 | comments

Historic Speakeasy Prepares for 100th Anniversary of Prohibition

By Chris Rotolo | RUMSON – Murphy’s Tavern on Ward Lane, which came to life as a secluded gin-mill speakeasy, is preparing to mark 100 years since Prohibition. The saloon, located...

December 3, 2018 | comments

In Oceanport, New Historian Researching Old History

By Rick Geffken | OCEANPORT – When Frank Barricelli attended his hometown Borough Council meeting this month, he merely wanted to ask the assembled officials to consider appointing a borough...

December 3, 2018 | comments

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