It’s Deer Hunting Season In Some County Parks

  By Denise DiStephan | It’s deer hunting season in New Jersey and that means there will be some hopeful hunters staking out spots in certain wooded Monmouth County parks...

November 5, 2018 | comments

Storied Red Bank Theater Takes New Name

By Chris Rotolo | RED BANK – The rumble and hum of construction equipment on site is an illustration of the $27 million renovation and expansion initiative reshaping the Count...

November 4, 2018 | comments

Halloween Hackathon at Bell Works

Photos by Cheryl Auditor |  On Saturday, October 27, iCIMS, a global provider of talent acquisitions solutions, hosted its first Halloween Hackathon at its headquarters located in the historic Bell...

November 3, 2018 | comments

Vigils Held to Honor Pittsburgh Victims

By Natalie B. Anzarouth and Chris Rotolo | TINTON FALLS – In a time marred with fear, pain and uncertainty for many, it was a night of hope and unity...

November 2, 2018 | comments

Theater Review: Wolf at the Door

By Gretchen Van Benthuysen | In a remote part of Mexico a bride of less than a year is about to give birth. Her handsome husband, she has discovered, is...

November 2, 2018 | comments

Weekend Nor’easter Pummels Two River Area

By Chris Rotolo | Some low lying locations in the Two River area saw some of their worst flooding since Super Storm Sandy and Hurricane Irene during last weekend’s nor’easter,...

November 2, 2018 | comments

Freeholder Hopefuls Meet at Forum

By Denise DiStephan | Monmouth County freeholder candidates running for two available seats expressed views on taxes and shared services at a forum Oct. 24 at the county library in...

November 2, 2018 | comments

Family Law: Who Has the Right to Keep Fluffy After the Divorce?

By John P. Paone, Jr., Esq. and Victoria E. Paone, Esq. | Americans have a love affair with pets. According to a recent survey, “three-fourths of Americans in their 30s...

November 1, 2018 | comments

Candidates for 4th Congressional District Talk Issues in Lincroft

By Chris Rotolo | LINCROFT – Congressional hopeful Josh Welle was eager to cross paths with U.S. Rep. Chris Smith once again. As Welle explained it during an Oct. 18...

November 1, 2018 | comments

Annual Shrewsbury 5K Benefits Local Education

Photos by Patrick Olivero | SHREWSBURY – Sunday, Oct. 21 marked the 24th annual Shrewsbury 5K Classic, an event which featured a 1-mile Shrewsbury Community Run/Walk and a 5K race...

November 1, 2018 | comments

Six Vie for Three Seats on Middletown Township Committee

By Chris Rotolo | MIDDLETOWN – Three Democratic Party candidates running for Middletown’s Township Committee say they will bring in more transparency and community input to local government. Their opponents,...

November 1, 2018 | comments

‘Strategic Thinking’ Is Behind Hill Wallack Expansion Into Red Bank

  RED BANK – When New Jersey law firms choose to expand, the obvious move is into New York or Philadelphia, or one of the state’s law firm hubs, like Newark...

November 1, 2018 | comments

River News: Storm Surge Solutions, Surf Contest, Submarine Inventor

By Chris Rotolo | Army Corps Extends Storm Surge Plan Timeline Following months of public pushback, the U.S Army Corps of Engineers announced it would extend the timeline of its...

October 30, 2018 | comments

Fair Haven’s Halloween Parade

Photo by Patrick Olivero |  FAIR HAVEN – The borough held its annual Halloween Egg Hunt and Parade Oct. 21 at Sportsmans Field, across from Knollwood School. Dinosaurs, superheroes, Disney...

October 29, 2018 | comments

Handlin Forgoing Re-election Run To Pursue New Career Venues

By Denise DiStephan | Amy Handlin, a Republican who was reelected to her District 13 Assembly seat in 2017, is not running for re-election in 2019 when her two-year term...

October 29, 2018 | comments

Red Bank Candidates Meet at Forum

By Chris Rotolo | RED BANK – On several occasions during the municipal candidates forum Tuesday, a few residents said the theme could be “a borough divided.” It was a contentious...

October 29, 2018 | comments

Letter: Stevenson Park Plans

Opinion contributed by Suzanne and Blanchard Hiatt | With secrecy until recently the township council and planners of Middletown have been entertaining a major soccer field proposal to transform Stephenson...

October 27, 2018 | comments

Restaurant Review: Teak

By Bob Sacks | There’s a party going on in Red Bank and you’re invited. Just call Teak, a Pan-Asian eatery on Monmouth Street and make a reservation for dinner....

October 26, 2018 | comments

Patrick Murray: A Pollster for Our Time

By Eileen Moon | At this time of year it’s not unusual to receive a call from a polling organization seeking input from registered voters on the upcoming elections. Not...

October 26, 2018 | comments

Rand Hubiak: The Art of Storytelling

By Chris Spiewak | Music composition can be as simple or as complex as one desires. Early rock ‘n roll songs were frequently simple three-chord arrangements, ala “Johnny B Goode”...

October 26, 2018 | comments

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