February 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Oceanport to make decision on Borough Hall in April

OCEANPORT — Borough officials will spend the next two months narrowing down their options for the rebuilding of Borough Hall. More...

Sea Bright to address problem of false alarms

SEA BRIGHT — Residents and businesses may soon be required to register their alarm systems as the borough seeks to cut down on the emergency response to false alarms. “We have slightly over 125 alarms per year. More...

Hoops tourney to score for local youth

RUMSON — The 13th annual Hoops for Horizons 3-on-3 basketball tournament will take place March 5-7 at the Rumson Country Day School. More...

Greater Media Newspapers win in N.J. Press Association contest

Members of Greater Media Newspapers’ advertising, editorial, photography and production staffs scooped up 16 awards in the New Jersey Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. More...

Opinion

Photo

Children of all ages take advantage of a recent snowstorm by bringing their sleds to the hill at Glenwood Cemetery, West Long Branch, on Feb. 17. More...

Sports

Rivera leads CBA to wrestling title at District 22 tourney

Christian Brothers Academy (CBA) ruled the NJSIAA District 22 wrestling tournament for the second year in a row. More...

Rumson boys basketball continues recent win streak in SCT

RUMSON-FAIR HAVEN

The Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School boys basketball team scored 11 straight second-quarter points and then parlayed a 17-6, third-quarter run into a 54-43 victory over Freehold Township High School in the quarterfinals of the Shore Conference More...

Pushing through the defense

Long Branch High School’s Camarie Brown gains control of a loose ball between Freehold Township High School’s Sam Famulare, left, and Taylor Devlin during the Shore Conference Tournament’s second-round game played on Feb. More...

Business

Riding in cars with dogs

Whether undertaking a short jaunt or a major excursion, family road trips can be hard enough on mom and dad, but adding one or more dogs to the passenger list can prove stressful for both human and canine riders. More...

Libraries, book clubs cater to niche interests

If New Jersey were hit with a zombie apocalypse, the odds for survival would not be great, according to Tyler Rousseau, emergent technologies coordinator at the Monroe Township Public Library. More...

Noise concerns sink motocross application

The Tinton Falls Zoning Board of Adjustment denied a hotly debated motocross facility that was proposed off Shafto Road. More...

Diagonal parking, bike lanes to spice up downtown Sea Bright

SEA BRIGHT — Borough officials are moving forward with plans for diagonal parking spaces in the downtown area and bike lanes along Ocean Avenue. More...

Homeland Security shutdown would have local impacts

SANDY HOOK — A potential federal shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security could impact Coast Guard personnel on Sandy Hook and federal stormmanagement workers. More...

NJ Rep plans second theater in West End

The New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch has begun plans to convert a vacant school building in the city’s eclectic West End neighborhood into a theater. Gabor Barabas, executive director of NJ Rep, said Feb. More...

The House of Influx

TOP PICK

What lurks in the deep, sometimes dark rooms of unconscious minds, and how does one unlock the door? Rutgers Theater Company explores this hidden side in “The House of Influx,” running March 3-8. More...

Bulletin Board

NOTES

The Ocean Grove Auditorium Choir welcomes all singers to participate in the 2015 summer choir season. Rehearsals will be held at 7:30 p.m. More...

Chorus group to perform in concert

The Monmouth Civic Chorus will present the concert, “A Joyful Noise,” at 4 p.m. March 8 at First Presbyterian Church, 255 Harding Road, Red Bank. More...

Talk set on policies on ethnic cleansing

Congregation B’nai Israel (CBI) will host guest speaker Carole Basri at 7 p.m. March 10 at 171 Ridge Road, Rumson. Basri is a lawyer, filmmaker and expert on international relations, with a particular interest in Iraqi history. More...

Letters

Changes needed in Common Core standards

I believe the Common Core curriculum is a disaster. It telescopes learning far too quickly; forces teachers to move rapidly; teach to the test; and, worst of all, frustrates students to the extent that school is no longer a place children want to go. More...

Schools

Red Bank Regional students embrace Black History Month

Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. are major figures in African-American history, but perhaps Americans are less familiar with pioneers like Bayard Rustin and Amelia Boynton. More...

Students to compete in national youth cybersecurity competition

LITTLE SILVER — Three teams from Red Bank Regional High School and Markham Place School will head to a national competition run by the U.S. Air Force that aims to inspire young people’s interest in cybersecurity. More...

Ranney School names head of Middle School

TINTON FALLS — Ranney School has named Matthew Hall as head of the Middle School division, which serves approximately 200 students in grades 6-8. More...