October 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Beck will seek answers on ARC funding cuts

State Sen. Jennifer Beck (R-Monmouth) said she is ready to intervene on behalf of The Arc of Monmouth, which is slated to lose the majority of its funding for health services at the end of the year. More...

Crematory proposal will receive hearing

OCEANPORT — Opponents of a crematory proposed for Woodbine Cemetery will have an opportunity to voice concerns to state representatives charged with approving the application. More...

Jazz concert coming to Axelrod arts center

Cabaret for Life will present, “Gabrielle Stravelli: A Jazz Concert with Dr. Art Topilow” at 8 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center, 100 Grant Ave., Deal Park. More...

Wildlife photographer to speak at meeting

The Monmouth County Audubon Society will present noted wildlife photographer Alan Leckner, who will discuss, “Challenges of Wildlife Photography: Butterflies, Birds, Bugs and Babies,” at its 8 p.m. Oct. More...

Tower Hill Church to conduct rummage sale

RED BANK — A rummage sale will be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Tower Hill Church, 255 Harding Road, Red Bank. The sale is open to the public. All proceeds will benefit Lunch Break in Red Bank. Early admission to the 8-9 a.m. More...

Golf legend to attend brunch at Forsgate

Ryder Cup legend Colin Montgomerie will be the guest during the Ryder Cup Roundup Brunch and Golf Clinic Oct. 6 at Forsgate Country Club, Forsgate Drive, Monroe. More...

Health officials urge prevention in virus scare

With a confirmed case of enterovirus D68 reported in New Jersey, school and hospital officials in Middlesex County are urging preventative measures. More...

Strengthen your weekend

Here’s how to live it up on the weekends without the extra pounds

When the weekend used to roll around, Julia Griggs Havey would walk to the freezer and pull out a pint of Baskin and Robbins Expresso ’n Cream Light — over and over again. More...

HealthSouth offers support groups for public

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Tinton Falls, a 60-bed acute rehab facility located at 2 Centre Plaza, is offering support groups open to the community.All programs are free. For more information, contact the numbers listed for each group. More...

Poricy Park Conservancy slates weekend events

The Poricy Park Conservancy will host “Antique Appraisals and Backward Glances” 1-4 p.m. Oct. 5 at 345 Oak Hill Road, Middletown. More...

Canine member latest recruit at Red Bank Police

RED BANK — The Police Department has officially welcomed a new member to their team — and he has four legs and a tail. More...

Touch-A-Truck

Above: Dorothy Dombroski, left, takes it easy in the sidecar, while her granddaughter, Mia Pellicone, is ready to hit the road at the fifth annual Monmouth Day Care Touch-A-Truck event held at Red Ba More...

Methodist church to welcome new pastor

RED BANK — The United Methodist Church (UMC) of Red Bank welcomes a new pastor, the Rev. Jessica Brendler-Naulty, who will give her first sermon at the church on Oct. 5. A reception will follow the 10:30 a.m. service. More...

Oktoberfest features German-style food

The Shrewsbury Hose Company No. 1 will host its annual Oktoberfest celebration 3-10 p.m. Oct. 4, rain or shine, at 783 Broad St., Shrewsbury. More...

Red Bank considers BYOB for arts venues

RED BANK — A year after public discussion centered on the borough’s bringyour own-bottle (BYOB) policies, officials are considering the creation of BYOB guidelines for arts venues. More...

Harley-Davidson unveils an electric motorcycle

One of the most recognized brand names in the world, Milwaukee-based motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson, is not exactly known for its leadingedge products. More...

Opinion

Photo

Yellow and green hues brighten a meadow at Bear Brook Park, Marlboro. More...

Letters

Elected positions are not supposed to be ‘jobs’

A s the important midterm election approaches, desperate and powercrazed politicians seeking re-election resort to their same pathetic tricks to give the economy an artificial stimulus and make us feel better so we will be conned into voting again fo More...

Arts / Zest

Who’s Your Mama?

The Monmouth Museum is presenting an exhibit that depicts, discusses and honors the roles that mentors have had on the work and lives of female artists. More...

Business

BUSINESS BRIEFS

Barnabas Health Medical Group has announced the addition of Dr. Smita N. Kargutkar, a board-certified endocrinologist, to its network of multispecialty physicians. More...

Magnificent estate offers perfection in Spring Lake

When Jack and Charlotte Lavery purchased a rare double lot at 15 Madison Avenue in 2002, they spared no expense creating one of the area’s most distinctive homes and the subject of a 12-page feature in DesignNJ magazine. More...

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices N.J. Properties acquires Prudential Zack Shore in Rumson

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BHHS) New Jersey Properties recently announced the acquisition of the Rumson office of Prudential Zack Shore Properties, located at 101 East River Road, bringing the BHHS New Jersey Properties office count to 20 locat More...

Photo

Richard Stabbert, left, selects golden sunflowers for a bouquet as Jim Biarchi looks on at a farmstand in the Red Bank Farmers Market on Bridge Avenue on Sept. 27. More...

Raritan Bay, Meridian plan merger

Two major health organizations in central New Jersey have decided to join forces in an effort to enhance services and control costs. Meridian Health and Raritan Bay Medical Center announced Sept. More...

Cardiac screenings inspired by story of MikeyD

More than 500 young people received potentially lifesaving heart screenings during an event that the Doherty family of Middletown organized as a way to pay it forward. The sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) screenings offered Sept. More...

Rumson church slates blessing of the animals

RUMSON — St. George’s-by-the-River Episcopal Church will hold its annual blessing of the animals at 2 p.m. Oct. 5 at Waterman Avenue in Rumson. Each year, an increasing number of animal lovers and their pets attend this event. More...

Garden club to host talk on growing roses

The Little Silver Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 9 at the Women’s Club of Little Silver, 111 Church St., Little Silver. More...

Cancer center breaks ground in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN — Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Center officially kicked off work on a 304,000-square-foot outpatient cancer treatment facility known as MSK Monmouth in Middletown last week. More...

Fair Haven near closing on historic Robards property

FAIR HAVEN — After a series of delays, the borough is taking the final steps to convert the property of the Robards family into a new park. More...

SCAN offers ‘Take Control of Your Health’ workshops throughout Monmouth County

Social Community Activities Network (SCAN) in Eatontown is offering free workshops for adults with chronic health conditions.Take Control of Your Health (TCOYH) is a six-week evidencebased workshop created by Stanford University. More...

Are you prepared for parenting? New practice offers help

Pregnancy and parenthood is no joke. Many times couples get married and naturally feel their next step is to start a family. More...

Golf tournament set for Oct. 6 in Deal

The 44th annual Red Bank Rotary Golf Tournament will be held Oct. 6 at the Deal Golf and Country Club, 1 Golf Lane, Deal. The rain date is Oct. 20. Golfers must be on tee 10 minutes prior to the 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. More...

Belmar run to benefit those with disabilities

The first Color Me Belmar: Run for FRA 3K will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 11 at the beach in Belmar. Participants of all ages can walk or run on the beach together, and sunglasses are encouraged. More...

Library collection to serve hearing-impaired patrons

The Long Branch Free Public Library has unveiled a new collection of books and materials to meet the needs of patrons who are deaf or hearing-impaired. More...

Red Bank may ban political activity inside boro buildings

RED BANK — Political activity and campaigning could be prohibited inside borough owned facilities such as Borough Hall, the senior center and schools. With the arrival of election season, Mayor Pasquale Menna made a motion at the Sept. More...

Sea Bright ballot short GOP candidate

SEA BRIGHT — A Republican incumbent and two Democratic newcomers will be on the ballot in the Nov. 4 election for two Borough Council seats. Councilman John M. Lamia Jr. More...

Baptist pastor speaks at men’s conference

The First Baptist Church will host the 2014 Jersey Shore Men’s Conference 8:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 4 at 84 Maple Ave., Red Bank. More...

Columns

Q&A

Life of a tire

Q: We have a Corvette we use only for summer trips. It’s garaged the rest of the time. The tires have only about 22,000 miles on them. Treads look great, no sign of wear anywhere, and I think they’re about eight years old. More...

Sports

Caseys seniors have one final shot at MOC title

By most measures, Red Bank Catholic (RBC) High School’s girls cross-country team has been quite successful over the last few years. The Caseys have won invitational meets, as well as county, conference and state championships. More...

Forehand shot

Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School’s Kate Fahey rips into a forehand during her match against Holmdel’s Alexandra Wojciak on Sept. 22. More...

CBA harriers win Bowdoin Classic; Ferro first to cross finish line

I n a race with both state and national implications, Christian Brothers Academy’s (CBA) cross-country team passed its first test with flying colors. More...