Deep Cut Orchid Society Holds Annual Show Feb. 11-14

By Joseph Sapia HOLMDEL – If attending Deep Cut Orchid Society’s annual show, be careful. It could be the start of an addiction – orchid collecting. That is what happened...

February 11, 2016 | comments

Bird Watching, Without Stress

By Joseph Sapia Ever meet a serious birdwatcher? Birders can take a very disciplined approach to their watching and, in turn, this can be intimidating to outsiders or even novice...

February 11, 2016 | comments

Cover Up Your Neck, Dracula Is Coming To Town

By Mary Ann Bourbeau WEST LONG BRANCH – Get out the garlic and the wooden crosses. Count Dracula is making his way to Monmouth University on Feb. 11. Bram Stoker’s...

February 11, 2016 | comments

Little Silver Tennis To Enclose Outdoor Courts

  By John Burton LITTLE SILVER – The owners of Little Silver Tennis Club are undertaking renovations to their facility to accommodate an increase in demand from the sport’s youngest...

February 11, 2016 | comments

$2.5 M In Grants To Help Weather The Storms

By Wilson Conde and John Burton State administered grants totaling $2.5 million will be used for repairs of a Sandy-damaged marina as well as preparing some coastal communities to better...

February 11, 2016 | comments

Organic Eatery Comes to Red Bank’s West Side

  By John Burton RED BANK – Another new eatery in Red Bank. Been there…done that…right? Well, no you haven’t with Kitch Organic, for a couple of reasons. In a...

February 11, 2016 | comments

Highlands Mayor Sues Council Members Over Attorney Dispute

By Joseph Sapia HIGHLANDS – Mayor Frank L. Nolan is suing three members of the Borough Council in a fight over who will be borough attorney in 2016. On Tuesday,...

February 11, 2016 | comments

RFH Looks Into Replacing Wooden Grandstand

By Christina Johnson RUMSON – Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School officials say it’s time to say goodbye to the home team’s aging wooden grandstand, and replace it with a new...

February 10, 2016 | comments

Navigating Through Cancer Treatment

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen   “You’ve got cancer.” Three little words that will rock your world as you sit in a doctor’s office getting your test results. It happened...

February 9, 2016 | comments

Monmouth Beach To Upgrade Its Bathing Pavilion

  By John Burton MONMOUTH BEACH – The borough is planning to do a little work to its beach bathing pavilion to coincide with a planned sea wall project. Borough...

February 9, 2016 | comments

Review: Ada’s Latin Flavor

  Ada’s Latin Flavor   RATING: Good We have seen aprons with “Hug the Cook” emblazoned across the front, but other than being embraced by our mothers, we had never been hugged...

February 8, 2016 | comments

Shannon Corsi: Blazing Her Own Trail

By Chris Spiewak RUMSON — There’s more than one way to attend the 58th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles this month. And Rumson Fair Haven High School student Shannon...

February 6, 2016 | comments

Signing Day 2016: Shore Athletes Make College Choices Official

By Rich Chrampanis  |Every Signing Day ceremony follows the same formula. The school logo is draped over a desk with a pen and scholarship papers front and center. An athlete...

February 5, 2016 | comments

Crowd Turns Out To Comment on Charter School Expansion Plan

RED BANK – The Red Bank Charter School has offered to slightly amend its expansion plan, but the deep and contentious divide that exists in the community was still apparent...

February 5, 2016 | comments

Sea Bright OKs Transfer of Riverfront Parcel to Resident

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – A parcel of riverfront land was transferred to an Atlantic Way resident who lives adjacent to the property. In a 4-2 vote Tuesday night,...

February 4, 2016 | comments

‘Rainbows’ Helps Kids Going Through A Tough Time

  By Joseph Sapia MONMOUTH BEACH – A giveback to the community by an area couple has evolved into a Monmouth County therapeutic support group for children that have had...

February 4, 2016 | comments

Super Bowl 50: A Special Day For NFL Officials Too

  By Art Petrosemolo The Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos will face off Sunday in California for historic Super Bowl 50. Thousands of fans will spend upwards of $1,600...

February 4, 2016 | comments

Sadness In Halls of Mother Teresa School With News of Impending Closure

Some Talk of Bringing the School Back, Or Going Charter By Joseph Sapia ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Mother Teresa Regional School, a Roman Catholic Diocese of Trenton elementary school, is winding...

February 4, 2016 | comments

Panel Sees Segregation, Financial Burden In Red Bank Charter School Plan

By John Burton RED BANK – A report issued by a group appointed by the mayor to review a plan to expand the charter school offers some strong objections, and...

February 4, 2016 | comments

Fort Monmouth Extends Global Outreach Through Federal Program

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski FORT MONMOUTH – Interest from two foreign entities has prompted the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA) to pursue inclusion in the “EB-5 Program” sponsored by...

February 1, 2016 | comments

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