September 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Locals gear up for People’s Climate March

I n what is being described as the largest of its kind in history, the People’s Climate March will take place in New York City on Sept. 21, with thousands of New Jersey residents — many from Monmouth County — expected to attend. More...

Mold at police HQ forces more moves in Sea Bright

SEA BRIGHT — Mold at the Sea Bright Police Department headquarters on Ocean Avenue will cause the police to temporarily move its operations to Borough Hall. More...

High school spreads life-saving message

The peer leaders of Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) are encouraging their fellow students to share a message that can save a life. More...

Theater brings modern twist to 17th-century play

RED BANK — Bringing a 17th-century play into the 21st century and making it appeal to a modern audience can be a feat, but actor Robert Stanton is up to the challenge. More...

Towns can take steps toward sustainability

Clean Ocean Action (COA) has launched a statewide initiative to encourage municipalities to protect water quality. More...

Pastor to speak at men’s conference

The Pilgrim Baptist Church of Red Bank will host its annual Jersey Shore Men’s Conference from 8:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 4. at 172 Shrewsbury Ave., Red Bank. More...

Oceanport Garden Club to celebrate Garden State’s 350th birthday

The 68th year of the Oceanport Garden Club will begin at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 25 at the Oceanport United Methodist Church, 50 Main St., Oceanport. This year, the club will celebrate New Jersey’s 350th birthday. More...

Palatines to celebrate New Jersey’s birthday on Sept. 20

The Palatines of New Jersey will celebrate the state’s 350th birthday with a lecture at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Germans of New Jersey Stanton Grange in Stanton, Readington Township. Lunch will be held at 11 a.m. More...

IBA to hold satellite meeting in Red Bank

The Irish Business Association (IBA) of New Jersey will hold a special Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day meeting from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Dublin House, 30 Monmouth St., Red Bank. More...

Red Bank sets its first green tour for Sept. 27

The Red Bank Environmental Commission will sponsor its first Green Garden and Home Tour from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 27. The tour is free. More...

STORM helps prepare seniors for emergencies

SHREWSBURY — Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden and the Monmouth County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) are reaching out to seniors to help them with emergency preparedness. More...

Event raises funds, honors philanthropists

The End of Summer Celebration — Jersey Style was held Aug. 31 at the Monmouth Park Racetrack and attended by over 150 guests. Proceeds benefited the Monmouth Park Charity Fund. More...

Remembering 9/11

Top right: Family members, guests, township officials and representatives of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion take part in a silent tribute at the Middletown WTC Memorial Gardens in honor of the 37 Middletown residents lost on Sep More...

Five simple tips to enhance your home’s personality

Your home can say a lot about you.A state-of-the-art kitchen outfitted with a double oven likely means you enjoy cooking and entertaining friends and family. More...

Add appeal, save on your remodeling project

Tips to make the most of your budget

For those who wish to make updates to their home, the kitchen is a great place to begin.According to the 2013 Cost vs.Value report from Remodeling magazine, a minor kitchen remodel should recoup up to 75 percent of total remodeling dollars, based on More...

Fatal stabbing draws 14-year prison term

RED BANK — A borough man was handed 14 years in state prison for the 2011 killing of another Red Bank man, Monmouth County Acting Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced. Jose Olivares-Palma, 26, was sentenced Aug. More...

Big SUVs are back in a big way

Originally engineered for tradespeople and outdoor enthusiasts, full-size truckbased SUVs became the darlings of driveways across America throughout the 1990s for their rugged go-anywhere personas. More...

Opinion

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Colorful mums bring a feeling of fall to Battleview Orchards, Freehold Township. More...

Sports

Legendary Shore coach Williams honored by ex-players, school

The name of longtime field hockey head coach Nancy Williams now adorns the Shore Regional High School field, a permanent reminder of her place in the program’s storied history. More...

Monmouth, ESPN reach agreement to broadcast Hawks’ events

Monmouth University and ESPN have announced an agreement that will bring Hawks athletic contests to ESPN3 beginning later this year. More...

SPORT SHORTS

Sky Blue FC defender Caitlin Foord has signed with Australian club Perth Glory Women, which competes in the W-League. Foord, who was signed by Sky Blue FC on March 6, 2013, competed with the team for two seasons. More...

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Mona Poor and Nick Leone, of Morris Grilled Cheese, are ready to serve their specialty at Food Trucktoberfest, a culinary celebration of food trucks held at Monmouth Park racetrack in Oceanport on Se More...

Later school start time sought for teens

Parents know all too well the battle of pulling teenagers out of bed to go to school. Karen Famiglietti would like to change that longstanding tradition and give teenagers a little more time before they begin their school day. More...

Book sale preview party a success for library patrons

Book lovers and members of the community came out in support of the Red Bank Public Library for its annual used book sale, with patrons getting “first dibs” at the Sept. 12 preview party. More...

Food Trucktoberfest

Rainy skies didn’t dim a customer’s appetite for fare served up from the Ahh! La Cart food truck during the Food Trucktoberfest held at Monmouth Park racetrack Sept. 13. More...

‘Cemetery John’ to be discussed Sept. 22

The Little Silver Public Library will host author Robert Zorn at 7 p.m. Sept. 22 as he discusses his book, “Cemetery John: The Undiscovered Mastermind of the Lindbergh Kidnapping.” More...

Church’s enrichment series begins Sept. 23

The Pilgrim Baptist Church of Red Bank will host its Community Clergy and Church Worker Enrichment Series each Tuesday evening beginning Sept. 23 from 7-8:30 p.m. at 172 Shrewsbury Ave., Red Bank. More...

Windmill of Red Bank gets grant for facade work

RED BANK — The county’s Grow Monmouth Facade Improvement Program has recognized the Windmill of Red Bank for upgrades to the exterior of the restaurant. More...

World Trade Center run will honor fallen heroes

The patriotic sacrifice and selfless courage of 9/11’s fallen heroes will be honored during the 13th annual Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers (T2T) 5K Run & Walk in New York City. More...

Proposals sought for Fort Hancock project

MIDDLETOWN — The National Park Service (NPS) will seek proposals this fall to begin the first phase of the pilot program for the rehabilitation of Fort Hancock. More...

Film festival continues at Rutgers this week

The fall edition of the New Jersey Film Festival continues this week, featuring more than 25 film screenings in September and October. More...

Church’s celebration of women Sept. 19-21

The Women’s Ministry of Pilgrim Baptist Church will be hosting a Women’s Celebration Weekend from Sept. 19-21 at 172 Shrewsbury Ave., Red Bank. All are welcome to attend. On Sept. More...

Red Bank library offers September programs

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

Scholarship derby to honor Joan Brearley

The Brookdale Community College Alumni Association will honor the memory of one of Monmouth County’s most active former community members beginning at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 20 with a memorial derby at Monmouth Park, 175 Oceanport Ave., Oceanport. More...

Child advocacy center awaits phase two

When children are the victims of abuse at the hands of an adult, being required to describe what happened to them over and over to numerous people could cause even more trauma. More...

Look locally when shopping for your fall home improvement needs

The fall season is the perfect backdrop for deep cleaning, home spruce-ups and home improvement projects you’ve been putting off, inside and outside of your home. Now is the time to shop around for those household items you need and desire. More...

Lawn care tips for fall

Taking time in the fall to prepare your lawn for the colder months ahead will pay dividends come spring and allow you to enjoy lusher, greener grass when temperatures rise again. Fertilizing More...

Oceanport seeks to use grant to add accessible restroom

OCEANPORT — Borough Council members are considering redirecting a grant originally allocated for ADA improvements at the former Borough Hall to a new handicapped accessible restroom at the community center. More...

Waves of Support gala slated for Sept. 22

The Navesink Business Group (NBG) has announced that its Waves of Support fundraising gala, “A Taste of Broadway on the Promenade,” will begin at 6 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Molly Pitcher Inn, 88 Riverside Ave., Red Bank. More...

Columns

A&E with Jeremy

Network TV fights back this fall

The fall 2014 television season is officially underway, with new shows and returning favorites making their premieres in the coming weeks. More...

Q&A

Flashy and small

Q: We love our son’s new Mercedes CLA, especially the smallish size. We’d like a small premium vehicle, but we don’t wish to do business with our local Mercedes dealer because of a history. More...

Letters

Army Corps’ beach replenishment a boost

A s the summer winds down, we extend our thanks to the Army Corps of Engineers for their role in providing an outstanding season for New Jersey’s beaches. More...

Business

RE/MAX awarded multiple Telly Awards

RE/MAX has been named a winner of 13 Silver and Bronze Tellys in the 35th Annual Telly Awards. The Silver Telly is the highest recognition in the competition. More...

MCAR 5K raises funds for The Boys and Girls Clubs

Monmouth County Association of Realtors (MCAR) held its first 5K/1-Mile Walk recently in Asbury Park. Realtors and community members came out for a beautiful morning run at the beach to support the Boys and Girls Clubs of Monmouth County (BCGM). More...

Weichert Financial Services names new chief operating officer

Stephen Adamo, president of Weichert Financial Services, announces that Tim McLaughlin has been named to the newly created position of chief operating officer. More...