November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Sea Bright opts for temporary firehouse

A temporary firehouse will be installed on the driveway of the Sea Bright Fire and Rescue headquarters, which was damaged during superstorm Sandy. More...

Red Bank dedicates circle to ‘trailblazing’ mayor

Members of the community paid tribute to the “Eleanor Roosevelt of Red Bank” as a sign was unveiled at Marine Park in honor of an early trailblazer for women in politics. More...

Cancer patients to have day at Manalapan spa

The Women’s Council for the Leon Hess Cancer Center will host its semiannual Spa for Spirit on Dec. 2 at Avanti Day Resort in Manalapan. More...

Two statewide ballot questions approved

New Jersey voters approved two statewide ballot questions on Election Day, Nov. 4. More...

Opinion

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The sun beams down and lights up the autumn leaves in Allentown. More...

Obituaries

Suzanne Kenyon

Suzanne Kenyon, 61, of the Mercerville section of Hamilton Township, Mercer County, passed surrounded by loving family members on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. More...

Letters

Caregivers need to care for themselves

Please put on your oxygen mask before helping others. That is a phrase we’re all familiar with onboard an aircraft, but I believe it is just as relevant in the world of family caregiving. More...

Residents want crates banned

Most female pigs in the United States spend their entire adult lives trapped in a metal gestation crate that is too small for them to even turn around or lie down in comfortably. More...

Writer says group is misrepresenting information

Clean Ocean Action (COA) is trying to stop offshore oil exploration by stopping the use of seismic airguns. In addition to research for oil, the same technology (airguns) is a key tool for studying the earth. More...

Arts / Zest

‘Endangered Beauty’

IN THE ARTS

The Second Story Art Gallery in Atlantic Highlands will host an exhibit of metal sculptures and drawings by artist Sabrina Fadial. “Endangered Beauty” runs through Nov. 30, with a closing reception 6-8 p.m. Nov. More...

Business

BUSINESS BRIEFS

Be Barow, an active-wear clothing store, recently hosted its grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony at 66 Broad St., Red Bank. The event was open to the public and included refreshments, a hip-hop dance class, and music and dancing with DJ Skillz. More...

Brand new custom home is just two blocks from the beach

This new custom-built Jersey Shore gem with Lake views is located two blocks from the ocean, at 404 Blodgett Ave. With understated Queen Anneinspired architectural influences, this new home is on a one block cul-de-sac street. More...

Weichert Corporate Housing opens new regional center

Frank Palestrini, president of Weichert Corporate Housing (WCH), announces that Mark Pooley has joined the company as vice president of business development, Washington, D.C. More...

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Students rehearse a scene for Red Bank Regional Theatre Company’s modern-day version of Shakespeare’s classic battle of the sexes, “Much Ado About Nothing,” which will be presented Nov. 20-23. For more photos, see page 25. More...

Many hungry for later school breakfasts

Many schools offer breakfast programs for students before the school day gets underway, but large percentages of students eligible for free or reduced cost breakfasts are failing to take advantage of the programs. More...

Sandy, casino layoffs increase demand for food donations

A s many prepare to give thanks and sit around the Thanksgiving table next week, many more are wondering where their holiday meal is going to come from on Nov. 27. More...

DEP rolls out new grant program

LONG BRANCH — Sandy-impacted municipalities and counties will be vying for a piece of the $50 million in federal grants recently made available to fund projects that would reduce flood risk and enhance resiliency. More...

Eatontown mayor seeks recount after 2-vote loss

A recount of the vote tally in the Eatontown mayoral race, in which a Republican challenger unseated three-term Democratic Mayor Gerald Tarantolo, will take place Nov. 24 in Freehold. More...

Bulletin Board

Red Bank library slates programs for December

The Red Bank Public Library at 84 W. Front St. has December programs for children and adults. Some programs require registration by visiting or calling the library at 732-842-0690, ext. 115. More...

Two River Theater to present ‘Camelot’ musical

The Two River Theater Company is currently presenting the musical, “Camelot,” through Dec. 14 at 21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank. More...

Challenge to double funds for food pantry

Lunch Break has announced its $1 Million Challenge to help the food pantry reach its $5 million goal toward the “Step Up to the Plate — The Capital Campaign for Lunch Break.” In August, a local anonymous philanthropist gave Lunch Br More...

Sports

Rumson, Shore field hockey squads win group state crowns

The Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School and Shore Regional High School field hockey teams won group titles in the state tournament, setting up a Shore Conference showdown in the NJSIAA Tournament of Champions (TOC). More...

All-around runner-up

Red Bank Catholic (RBC) High School’s Alex Cucich finished second in the all-around competition at the NJSIAA Individual Gymnastics Championships on Nov. 15 at Montgomery High School. On Nov. More...

Nigro’s golden goal lifts Monmouth into NCAA Tournament

Thanks to a golden goal off the foot of Marlboro High School graduate Dave Nigro, the Monmouth University men’s soccer team is back in the NCAA Tournament. More...

Schools

Brookdale trustees OK staff reductions

Faced with declining enrollment and funding, the Brookdale Community College board of trustees authorized a controversial reduction in force (RIF) in advance of a reorganization of the college structure. More...

‘Much Ado About Nothing’

The Red Bank Regional High School production of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” is scheduled to open on Nov. 20. More...