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  • Red Bank Stores Looking Forward to Black Friday

    By Jason Lockhart THERE ARE SEVERAL stores in downtown Red Bank that plan to extend their hours on Thanksgiving Weekend. With Black Friday being the official kickoff day for holiday shopping. Some independently-owned retail stores…

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    Monmouth University Puzzle Project Raises Money for Autism

    Monmouth University’s Student Activities Board and the Center for the Arts are sponsoring the Puzzle Project, a collaborative group art exhibition to raise money for autism awareness. Participants are invited to purchase a 24 x…

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    Caputo’s Bakery Makes Sweet Magic in Long Branch

    Just about anyone familiar with Long Branch knows Caputo’s, a traditional made-from-scratch Italian bakery that has been making life sweeter for area residents since 1960. The first Caputo to settle in Long Branch was Joseph…

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    Middletown Salutes Veterans

    MIDDLETOWN – Flags were flying high on Sunday as members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2179 and the Mayor and Township Committee hosted the township’s 54th Annual Veterans Day Parade Community groups, scouts and…

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    A Bridge To Literacy

    On November 5th, the Bridge of Books organization accepted a donation of $5,000 and 2,000 books from the Charles Lafitte Foundation to assist with their effort to provide books to children who may not otherwise…

  • Ten Years After 9/11, Lessons Remain Unlearned, Says Kean

    Ten Years After 9/11, Lessons Remain Unlearned, Says Kean By John Burton WEST LONG BRANCH — The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks left deep scars in America but we still have not learned the lessons of…

  • Zebu Forno Makes a Move

    By John Burton RED BANK — Look for Zebu Forno in a new location in about a month. Finding it shouldn’t take too long as the café is moving just three storefronts on Broad Street.…

  • NJ First Lady Mary Pat Christie accepts the 2011 New Jersey Christmas ornament created by families participating in 180 Turning Lives Around's Amanda's Easel program. Looking on are Amanda's Easel Coordinator Cynthia Westendorf (l) and Anna-Diaz White, exeutive director of 180 Turning Lives Around.

    A Visit From Mrs. Christie

    New Jersey’s First Lady Mary Pat Christie paid a visit to the area on Wednesday to accept the 2011 New Jersey Christmas Ornaments created by children participating in 180 Turning Lives Around’s Amanda’s Easel program.…

  • Traffic Stop Leads to Heroin Arrest

    MIDDLETOWN _ Patrolman Darrin Simon stopped a 2010 silver Toyota Corolla on Leonardville Rd. for various traffic violations on November 7 at approximately 3:40 p.m.. The driver who was identified as Tracy Montalvo, age 40…

  • Hazlet Fire Commissioner Stole Death Benefits

    By John Burton FREEHOLD — A former Hazlet fire commissioner pleaded guilty recently to fraudulently obtaining tens of thousands of dollars in death benefits intended for families of deceased firefighters. Anthony Ciavarro, 45, the former…