March 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Zone changes proposed for West End

A proposed zoning change in Long Branch’s eclectic West End neighborhood would allow mixed-use development, which was previously not permitted. More...

Bestt new--carr engiines fforr 2015

I t’s not an easy task, but automakers have been hard at work developing automotive engines that maximize both a vehicle’s performance and fuel economy, via an array of advanced technology that includes turbo- or supercharging, direct fue More...

Letters

Repurpose fort as medical marijuana depot

Unfortunately, Fort Monmouth has not been a very enticing place for new businesses in 2015, especially considering the only news all winter was the fact that it was approved as an Ebola quarantine site. More...

Columns

Total recall? Q & A

It seems like every time I turn on the TV I hear about another recall. Is there any way to find out how many vehicles have been affected? And how does that compare to years past? Maybe I’m just hypersensitive, but it seems like way more recently. A: More...

Sports

5K in tribute to Long Branch’s fallen officers

The Jersey Shore Running Club will hold its 24th Celtic Tribute 5K run at 11 a.m. April 4 at the Great Lawn near McKinley Avenue in Long Branch. More...

Baseball Season has Arrived

Baseball season has arrived in New Jersey. High school teams will swing into regular-season action on April 1. MATT DENTON More...

St. Rose stops Lancers in TOC semifinals

A fearless freshman sank the St. John Vianney High School girls basketball team’s bid to return to the NJSIAA Tournament of Champions (TOC) finals. More...

Bulletin Board

- Shrewsbury Chorale plans open rehearsalThe Shrewsbury Chorale is inviting all interested local singers to participate at its open rehearsal 7:45-10 p.m. March 31. More...

Central New Jersey springs to life

With spring break approaching, children and teens in central New Jersey can stay busy with activities ranging from roller coasters to theater matinees. More...

Dress Our Vets eases transition into workforce

RED BANK — Military veterans transitioning back into civilian life and the workforce are often in need of support services, including a wardrobe suitable for the workplace. More...

Olympiad competition sparks interest in science

Dozens of middle and high school students filled the grounds of Middlesex County College in Edison with goggles and experimental designs in tow, but it wasn’t for a standard science fair. More...

Bulletin Board

Employment-training program available

The Faith Based Initiative Group Inc. (FBIG) will hold open registrations for a paying employment-training program that will begin April 1 and run until June 30 at 1201 Springwood Ave., Unit 105, Asbury Park. Registration ends March 31. More...

Open house for sailing instruction April 12

FAIR HAVEN — The River Rats will hold a Sail Training Open House from 1-4 p.m. April 12 at the Fair Haven Youth Center, 35 Fisk St. More...

Library has programs for all in April

The Long Branch Free Public Library has set its April programs for children, teens and adults. All programs are at 328 Broadway unless specified otherwise. More...

Arts / Zest

Teen Arts Festival inspires artistic spontaneity

A rt isn’t always meant to be permanent; sometimes the most lasting works are gone almost as soon as they’re created. More...

Business

County grant funds repairs to Oceanport boat ramp

OCEANPORT — The Blackberry Bay Park boat ramp is slated to receive muchneeded repairs. The Borough Council voted in favor of awarding a contract for the boat ramp rehabilitation for $317,117 to Marbro Inc. More...

Tax help available through April 15

The Long Branch Free Public Library at 328 Broadway will offer free assistance with filing both paper and electronic tax returns through April 15. More...

Coldwell Banker named Platinum Award winner by Cartus Broker Network

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, N.Y. has been named a Platinum Award winner by the Cartus Broker Network. More...