March 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Façade changes spark concerns in Red Bank

While many residents take pride in Red Bank’s historic identity, some members of the borough’s Historic Preservation Commission say the town is at risk of losing touch with its character. 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...

Sea Bright hazard plan to guide recovery efforts

SEA BRIGHT — Officials have opted to create a hazard mitigation plan to inform decisions about borough-specific recovery projects. More...

Sea level rise critical issue for Bayshore

As global warming continues to drive sea levels higher, coastal communities — including Bayshore towns — will experience increased tidal flooding that could impact local residents, according to a study by a coalition of environmental scie More...

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

Sports

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...

Rumson’s Barry picked as conference Player of the Year

Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School guard Brendan Barry has been named the Shore Conference Player of the Year by the Shore Basketball Coaches Association. More...

Spartans baseball team to rely on pitching, depth

Ocean Township High School’s baseball team comes off a 19-9 season and with a talented and deep pitching staff on board, the Spartans could do even better this spring. More...

Business

BUSINESS BRIEFS

Circle BMW in Eatontown received the 2015 Center of Excellence award for achieving outstanding levels of performance in 2014. More...

NAIOP New Jersey announces 2015 Commercial Real Estate Award recipients

The New Jersey Chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has announced the recipients of its 2015 Commercial Real Estate Awards. More...

Weichert executives named to the 2014/2015 Swanepoel Power 200

Jim Weichert, founder and co-president of Weichert, Realtors, and Marty Rueter, president of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates Inc., have been selected for the Swanepoel POWER 200: The Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate in 2014/2015. More...

Bulletin Board

- Training available for volunteer advocates180 Turning Lives Around (180), a private, non-profit organization that provides support and advocacy to victims of domestic violence, will conduct a 40-hour mandatory training course for Domestic Violence 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-coaster rides to theater matinees. More...

Sea Bright unveils plans for municipal complex

SEA BRIGHT — Plans for new borough facilities include a beachfront community center and municipal complex that are in the conceptual design phase. More...

Volunteers are sought for dune grass planting

SEA BRIGHT — Volunteers are needed for a dune grass planting in the borough. Heather Bedenko, a member of the dune committee, said crews will be working in the 300 block of Ocean Avenue on March 28. More...

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...

Tribute to fallen officers in Long Branch run

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

Jesus Christ Superstar

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Phoenix Productions will bring a fresh rendition of the rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar” to Red Bank’s Count Basie Theatre for four performances the last weekend of March. More...

Bulletin Board

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...

Two local nonprofit groups receive grants

NEWARK — The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey recently announced it awarded $1,364,000 in grants to 56 New Jersey nonprofit organizations. With these final grant awards in 2014, the foundation awarded 133 grants totaling $3,892,250. More...

Shrewsbury Chorale plans open rehearsal

The Shrewsbury Chorale is inviting all interested local singers to participate at its open rehearsal 7:45-10 p.m. March 31. Practice is held weekly on Tuesday evenings at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County, 1475 W. More...

Letters

Repurpose fort as a health care facility

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...

Schools

Teen Arts Festival inspires artistic spontaneity

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

Jazz it up

Members of the jazz band at Red Bank Regional Visual and Performing Arts Academy perform for schoolmates during a study period on March 13. 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...