March 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Congressional caucus to focus on coastal issues

A bipartisan caucus has been formed in the U.S. House of Representatives to address coastal community issues such as storm protection, tourism and environmental preservation. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. More...

Teens tell of post-Sandy journey in photo exhibit

An exhibit set to open this weekend focuses on the journeys of 10 teens from Monmouth and Middlesex counties as they discover hope and healing in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy. More...

Cabanas, surf camp planned for Long Branch beaches

LONG BRANCH — Beachgoers will be offered new amenities during the 2015 summer season, including rental lockers, umbrellas, cabanas, chairs and a surf camp for children. Business Administrator Howard Woolley Jr. More...

New housing authority projects near capacity

LONG BRANCH — Both of the Long Branch Housing Authority (LBHA)’s most recent redevelopment projects will soon be completed and ready for tenants. More...

Monmouth Medical Center launches Picture My Smile Photography Program

The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, recently launched Picture My Smile, a program that empowers chronically ill pediatric patients ages 6 through 17 to express their voice through the art of More...

Letters

Christie is not the man for the presidency

As a 70-year-old, conservative, selfemployed Vietnam veteran, I feel I must share my anger with regard to Chris Christie. He is a fake, wannabe politician. More...

Opinion

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A flowering plant is buried in the snow in the Kendall Park section of South Brunswick. More...

Sports

Bulldogs enter states as Shore Conference champions

Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School’s boys basketball team will look to carry its February undefeated streak into March as it heads into the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group II tournament. More...

Area wrestlers stand out at Region 6 tournament

It was a strong weekend for the area’s top wrestlers. More...

CBA’s Ferro takes 3,200 title at indoor Meet of Champions

The state indoor track and field season concluded with Christian Brothers Academy (CBA) standout Blaise Ferro capturing his second straight NJSIAA Meet of Champions (MOC) title. More...

Bulletin Board

- Fundraiser to support Fair Haven PTAThe Fair Haven PTA will hold its major fundraiser, Vegas Night, from 6-11 p.m. March 7 at Branches, 123 Monmouth Road, West Long Branch. More...

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Rumson-Fair Haven High School’s Brendan Barry steals the ball from Neptune’s Sean MacMillan during the Feb. 25 Shore Conference Tournament semifinal played at Brookdale Community College. The Bulldogs won and advanced to the Feb. More...

Budget keeps state aid flat

Gov. Chris Christie seeks to maintain flat levels of aid to municipalities and school districts in his fiscal year 2016 budget despite making the largest-ever pension payment in New Jersey history. More...

Community’s massive support helps reopen flooded Arc center

LONG BRANCH — Thanks to an effort that raised more than $100,000 toward renovations, The Arc of Monmouth’s Work Opportunity Center (WOC) was able to reopen its entire building to the general public on Feb. 25. More...

Kastning: Land must be preserved as build-out nears

MIDDLETOWN — At the current pace of development in New Jersey, the Garden State is at risk of being built out within the next 30 years, making land preservation a critical issue for residents, according to a conservation official. More...

Reduce your risk for colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both the United States and Canada. More...

Bulletin Board

Schools announce child find program

The school districts of Monmouth Beach, Oceanport, Sea Bright and West Long Branch, including Shore Regional High School, are seeking to identify and evaluate children age 3-21 who may be experiencing physical, sensory, communication, cognitive or so More...

Temple to host vocalist in concert

Congregation Torat El will host a concert starring Lisa Sherman at 8:30 p.m. March 21 at 301 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst. Doors open at 8:15 p.m. Sherman is a dynamic, energetic vocalist who performs a vast array of musical songs. More...

Talk on New Jersey inventions set for March 10

The Township of Ocean Historical Museum will sponsor guest speaker Linda Barth, who will discuss New Jersey inventions at 7:15 p.m. March 10 at the auditorium of the Board of Education offices at 163 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst. More...

Arts / Zest

Urinetown

TOP PICK

Monmouth University’s Department of Music and Theatre Arts presents the musical “Urinetown,” running March 4-12 in Woods Theatre. More...

Business

BUSINESS BRIEFS

The law firm of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman has announced the creation of the Legal Studies Education Scholarship. More...

Discover a world of adventure at Ranney Summer Programs

BACK TO BUSINESS

With more than 30 years of experience in fun- and friend-filled summer adventures, Ranney Summer Programs are a favorite of families in Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex counties. More...

Eatontown considers tax break for shopping locally

EATONTOWN — Borough businesses would benefit from a program that rewards residents for shopping locally, according to officials. More...