February 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Super Pet Expo

Paul Lowenstein of Washington Township is led by his mastiffs (l-r) mom Emmy, dad Nate and son Tank at the Super Pet Expo, held at the New Jersey Exposition and Conference Center in Edison on Feb. More...

Court date set for sports betting appeal

OCEANPORT — The fate of New Jersey’s multi-year pursuit of legalized sports betting currently lies in the hands of a dozen federal judges who are slated to hear the case later this month. More...

Columns

Sore eyes, OK car?

Q&A

Q: In the equation of how much weight to give to various aspects of a vehicle when you’re car shopping, how important do you think looks should be? If you find a vehicle that meets every need but is butt-ugly, would A: More...

Best used cars for teens under $15,000

It’s worth spending a few extra dollars to obtain a safer car for the kids

It’s not easy handing over the car keys to a teen driver with a freshly minted license in hand. More...

Sports

Mater Dei boys basketball team turning heads

MATER DEI

Mater Dei Prep’s boys’ basketball team is plowing through its schedule this season and turning heads in the process. More...

Andrews wants to remain focused on running strong

Robby Andrews’ motto for this year is “less is more.” The nationally ranked 1,500-meter runner from Manalapan wasn’t referring to his training. He was talking about his focus. More...

Caseys’ girls look to close regular season on high note

Red Bank Catholic (RBC) High School’s girls’ basketball team will look to bounce back after just its fourth loss as it enters the final week of the regular season. More...

Couples share secrets of wedded bliss

Reminders of love flourish during the month of February. Hearts, roses, chocolates and cards are all reminders surrounding the celebration of Valentine’s Day. As the calendar approaches Feb. More...

Long Branch suspends 8 cops for not working

A group of Long Branch police officers working the midnight shift have been reprimanded for what is being deemed by city officials as not working while on duty. More...

Homelessness still a problem in Monmouth County

Despite down numbers on the annual point-in-time survey of the homeless, it is unlikely the problem is actually decreasing. More...

Bulletin Board

Time-banking workshop slated

The Long Branch Free Public Library will host a free workshop on time banking from 4-6 p.m. Feb. 17 at 328 Broadway. The program is open to the public, and families are welcome. Light refreshments will be served. More...

Stephanie Evanovich to speak March 15

Stephanie Evanovich, a New York Times best-selling author, will discuss her new book, “The Total Package: A Novel,” at 7 p.m. March 15 at the Barnes & Noble bookstore at Monmouth Mall, 180 Route 35, Eatontown. More...

Library to offer computer classes

The Long Branch Free Public Library will host free Microsoft Word and Excel classes from 4-6 p.m. Feb. 17 and 24 at its Career and Technology Center at 328 Broadway. The Word class will be held Feb. 17, and the Excel class on Feb. 24. More...

Obituaries

Frank Pallone Sr. dies at 92

Long-time public servant Frank J. Pallone Sr. has passed away at the age of 92. The former World War II tail gunner, sergeant, police detective and father of Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-Middlesex, Monmouth) passed away on Feb. More...

Angelina Brock

Angelina “Jean” Brock, 78, of Colts Neck, passed away on Feb. 2 at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. She was born in Monmouth Junction, where she lived before moving to Colts Neck in 1958. More...

Business

BUSINESS BRIEFS

Homewood Suites by Hilton has announced the opening of its newest hotel at 4 Industrial Way East, Eatontown. More...

Circle of Excellence Awards presented to 111 Gloria Nilson & Co. Realtors

Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate announces 111 of its more than 700 sales associates have distinguished themselves in the New Jersey real estate community by earning 2015 N.J. More...

Weichert ranked No. 2 by Entrepreneur Magazine

For the second year in a row, Weichert Real Estate Affiliates Inc. has been ranked the No. 2 traditional real estate franchise and the No. More...