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Articles Posted October 2012

  • Dr. John Griffith

    Ranney Chooses New Head of School

    TINTON FALLS – The Ranney School Board of Trustees has unanimous­ly accepted the recommendation of the Head of School Search Committee to appoint Dr. John Griffith as Ranney School’s fourth Head of School. Griffith is expected…

  • Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace and Famke Janssen in Taken 2.

    Scene On Film: ‘Taken 2′

    By Joan Ellis Taken 2 opens with scenes of gentle warmth before plunging suddenly into unrelenting violence. The mayhem is entirely physical – guns, knives, grenades and fists all used to carve and pummel victims,…

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    Beaujolais: A Versatile Food Wine

    By Charles B. Rubinstein Three rivers bathe Lyon: the Rhône, the Saône and the Beaujolais” – Anonymous French saying   There was a time that the third Thurs­day of November was looked forward to by those in…

  • Carla Gizzi, owner of Carla Gizzi Jewelry and Home on West Front Street in Red Bank, discusses the changing nature of selling antiques in the borough.

    RB Antiques Weathering Changes

    By John Burton RED BANK – The antique business has long been a draw for the west side of the borough, rivaling such locations as Lambertville and New Egypt, attracting shoppers from far and wide,…

  • At Home with Mark Twain

    By Linda McK.Stewart   “Don’t let schooling interfere with your education.” So spoke America’s favorite humorist, Samuel Clemens (1835-1910) who took Mark Twain as his pen name. Although his output was voluminous, much of it still…

  • Loudest Cricket Ever

    By Kathy Miele No matter where you stood in the house you could hear the shrill call of the cricket. My son Alex and I met at the top of the basement stairs both of…

  • Mayor Pasquale Menna (center) joins residents and borough employees for the Mayors Wellness Campaign.

    Fitness Highlighted in RB

    By John Burton RED BANK – When residents see the mayor and council members during municipal functions, they’re usually in business attire but during a recent Saturday morning it was all shorts and T-shirts. The…

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    Letters and Commentary

    Nov. 15 BCC Program to Look at Past to Change Future Behavior To the Editor: As a member of the Ally group at Brookdale Community College that promotes tolerance for all genders, I have become increasingly…

  • About Town

     ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS Michael Scherfen, a local watercolor artist, will be showing and discussing his paintings, ranging from portraits to local and European landscapes, at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5 at the Atlantic Highlands Public Library.…

  • Taking a SPUR riding lesson at the Sunnyside Equestrian Center on Pacha is Olivia Stack. Volunteer Emily Socha is sidewalking on the left, and instructor Stephanie Hunt is on the right.

    Riding Tall in the Saddle

    By Michele J. Kuhn MIDDLETOWN – The Sunnyside Eques­tri­an Center is a place of great calm punctuated with moments of pure joy and accomplishment. The center, located in the Monmouth County Park System’s Sunnyside Recrea­tion…