October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Great Downtown’ award spurs reflections on Red Bank

There was a time when Red Bank was referred to as “Dead Bank,” according to Rob Carroll. But over the years, things have changed. More...

Clowns, creepy dolls put fright in Haunted Theater

Zombies, the Jersey Devil and creepy dolls are just a few of the many horrific surprises in store for those who dare to enter Brookdale Community College’s Haunted Theater. More...

Online surplus auction begins Oct. 18

The Monmouth County Board of Freeholders has announced that the fall 2014 county surplus auction will begin Oct. 18 and continue through Oct. 21. More...

President champions change at Monmouth University

The new president of Monmouth University celebrated the 81st anniversary of the founding of the school by issuing a “call to arms” for dramatic changes at the West Long Branch campus and beyond. More...

Sayreville football future in jeopardy

The future of Sayreville War Memorial High School’s football program is in question after seven players were charged in relation to the hazing scandal that has rocked the borough. More...

Church to celebrate 118th anniversary

Pilgrim Baptist Church of Red Bank, along with the Seacoast Mass Choir, will present an evening celebration of music and dance in recognition of the church’s 118th anniversary. The celebration will take place at 5 p.m. Oct. More...

Synagogue to host family farm event

Congregation B’nai Israel of Rumson (CBI) will host a day of old-fashioned family entertainment from noon to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at Congress Hill Farm, 118 Federal Road, Monroe. More...

TEENS’ CARS FOUND LACKING IN SAFETY

Young drivers may not make the most rational decisions when it comes to choosing a first car. Here’s how parents can help them find safer alternatives.

Getting a license and driving one’s first car remains an important rite of passage. More...

Opinion

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A patron has picked the perfect pumpkin at Happy Day Farm, Manalapan, on Oct. 12. More...

Sports

Hawks delight Homecoming crowd with 61-28 rout of Columbia Lions

The Monmouth University football team will bring a lot of momentum with it when the Hawks make their Big South Conference debut. More...

Green Wave hands Bulldogs their second straight defeat

Rumson-Fair Haven High School’s football team will be looking to get back in the win column next week as running back Charlie Volker is expected to return to the lineup. More...

SPORT SHORTS

Shelikescandy was the sweetest of all, winning the $25,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes – Green Acres Final for 3-year-old trotting fillies on Oct. 9 at Freehold Raceway. More...

Bulletin Board

- Fundraiser to celebrate the arts set for Oct. 17 More...

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Ayalyn Collins takes a ride on a pony during the annual Tinton Falls Community Day held at the Sycamore Recreation Complex on Sycamore Avenue on Oct. 11. More...

Pilgrim Baptist celebrates 118 years in Red Bank

It’s a major accomplishment for an African-American church to be able to celebrate more than 100 years of history, according to Pastor Terrence Porter, the senior minister at the Pilgrim Baptist Church. More...

Street-side display raises awareness of mental illness

LONG BRANCH — An organization that supports people with mental illness has teamed up with a group of knitters from Fair Haven to raise awareness of mental illness through colorful street-side art. More...

Senator receives Patriot Award

State Sen. Jennifer Beck (R-Monmouth) expressed her appreciation after receiving the New Jersey Food Council’s Patriot Award. The Food Council represents New Jersey’s food industry and is the state’s largest employer. More...

Students make their mark with dot artwork

FAIR HAVEN — The message board located near the entrance to the Viola L. More...

Monmouth celebrates GRAMMY Museum status

WEST LONG BRANCH — Some of the biggest names in music have come out of the Jersey Shore, and there’s about to be plenty more. More...

Top Tomato specialty store opens on Rt. 36

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS — Italian specialty caterer and grocery store Top Tomato recently opened its doors on Route 36 in Atlantic Highlands. More...

Three bright ideas for boosting memory

When you forget the name of a movie you recently saw or where you put your glasses, you may conclude you need to sharpen your memory, especially if you’re a mature adult. More...

Columns

Q&A

Text discrepancies

Q: Is it illegal to text while driving in all 50 states? A: More...

Obituaries

Nathaniel Aaron “Nate” Moss

Nathaniel Moss, 21, of Freehold Township (stationed in Fort Polk, La.), passed away from a motor vehicle accident on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. More...

Letters

Bills give hunters too much license to kill

Three anti-wildlife bills are pending in the New Jersey Assembly. Bill A3120 would allow hunting in summer months. This would include deer. More...

Business

MCAR chooses Realtor and Realtor-Associate of the Year

The Monmouth County Association of Realtors (MCAR) announces they have chosen Diane Traverso, Prudential Zack Shore Properties, as 2014 Realtor of the Year and Marissa Ferrari, Keller Williams-East Monmouth as 2014 Realtor- Associate of the Year. More...

Coldwell Banker to host open house event Oct. 19

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is hosting a unified “Fall in Love with the American Dream” Tri-State Open House Event on Oct. 19, encompassing hundreds of homes for sale throughout New Jersey, New York and Connecticut. More...