October 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Incumbents face challenge for Red Bank council seats

RED BANK — Democratic incumbents Juanita Lewis and Edward Zipprich will fight to keep their Borough Council seats in the Nov. More...

Voters to decide future of open space funding

The future of funding for environmental programs in the state will be determined in the upcoming election. More...

Few challengers face off in local elections

Municipal officials in local towns are facing few obstacles to retaining their mayoral or council seats in the Nov. 4 election. More...

Sound experts differ on proposed motocross track

TINTON FALLS — Sound experts presented conflicting testimony at a Tinton Falls Zoning Board of Adjustment hearing on an application for a proposed motocross facility. More...

Oceanport library offers November programs

The Oceanport Library will hold two programs in November at the Oceanport Community Center, 8 Iroquois Ave., Oceanport. Registration is required for each program by calling the library at 732-229- 2626. More...

Flash mob to spread message of kindness

RED BANK — A Life Vest Inside: Kindness Boomerang “One Day” event will be held 1 p.m. Nov. 9 on Broad and White streets in Red Bank. More...

Event to spotlight notable area chefs

The fourth annual Long Branch Chef Challenge, an event that features tastings of signature dishes prepared by notable area chefs, will be held 6:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Ocean Place Resort & Spa, 1 Ocean Blvd., Long Branch. More...

Animal shelter has reduced adoption fees

The Monmouth County SPCA is encouraging residents to adopt a dog during October, which is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. The animal shelter has locations at 260 Wall St., Eatontown, and the Freehold Raceway Mall, Freehold. More...

Horse play

The all-new 2015 Ford Mustang ponies up with fresh styling and added sophistication

A rguably the most anticipated car for the 2015 model year is a radically redesigned version of the venerable Ford Mustang, being released this fall to coincide with the original “pony car’s” 50th anniversary. More...

Opinion

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Bright flowers line the Garden State Parkway on the approach to the exit for Red Bank on Oct. 18. More...

Sports

Bulldogs’ Fahey achieves goal with state singles victory

Before the season even started, Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School’s Kate Fahey set a goal of winning the NJSIAA tennis title in girls singles. On Oct. More...

Delivering the serve

Shore Regional High School’s Kelly DuBois serves the ball during her second doubles match against Glen Rock High School in the NJSIAA Group I semifinals at Mercer County Park on Oct. 17. More...

SPORT SHORTS

Sumatra made it two straight trips to the winner’s circle with a two-length tally in the $25,000 New Jersey Futurity for 3-year-old New Jersey-sired trotters on Oct. 16 at Freehold Raceway. More...

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Neil Hughes lifts his scull out of the water on Oct. 18 after completing a trial run in preparation for a race on the Navesink River in Red Bank. More...

All bets on for sports wagering

The first legal wagers in New Jersey on a sporting event are expected to be placed at Monmouth Park on Oct. 26, despite last-minute intervention by the four major sports leagues. More...

Monsters and spirits wander Allaire village

The Historic Village at Allaire is not really haunted, but that hasn’t stopped the 19th-century ironworks from becoming the subject of ghost stories and urban legends among locals. More...

Chili Cook-Off set to heat up Sea Bright

The Sea Bright Farmers’ Market will hold its first Chili Cook-Off on Oct. 23. The event kicks off at 2 p.m. at the farmer’s market, which is located at Sea Bright’s municipal parking lot on Ocean Avenue. Judging will begin at 5 p.m. More...

Lecture, choral concert to focus on Great Britain

RED BANK — The Monmouth Civic Chorus will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Monmouth Conservatory of Music with “Over There,” a joint concert of English music written at the start of World War I, at 4 p.m. Nov. More...

Authorities: Drug ring spanned three counties

Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies have converged on central New Jersey to take down a drug organization headed by a suspect with residences in Sayreville and Neptune. More...

Trinity Hall seeks space for next school year

Trinity Hall, an all-girls high school in Middletown Township, is searching for classroom space to lease for the 2015-16 school year. More...

Ballot question aims to reform bail process

A ballot question that focuses on the pretrial detention of certain suspects will be placed before voters in the Nov. 4 general election. More...

Spooky tours slated at historic mansion

Two weekends of Halloween festivities are coming to the historic Strauss Mansion at 27 Prospect Circle in Atlantic Highlands. On Oct. 24, 25 and 31 and Nov. More...

Bulletin Board

Pajama Program benefit set for Oct. 28

A Charmed by Charity benefit will be held 6-9 p.m. Oct. 28 at Alex and Ani, 12 Broad St., Red Bank. More...

Columns

Q&A

‘Doping and driving’

Q: We live in Washington, where recreational marijuana is now being sold. I’ve been giving my 20-year-old warnings about doping and driving. More...

Letters

Vote ‘yes’ on question regarding open space

New Jersey has a long and successful history of protecting and preserving our open space, parks, farmland and historic treasures. More...

‘Yes’ vote will benefit Oasis program

Oasis TLC is a local nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving land and historic homes in our area to transform into small, sustainable organic farms for adults with autism to live and work on. We acquired our first farm in Middletown in 2011. More...

Burry’s re-election is supported

A s president of the Monmouth County Historical Association, I have seen and appreciated the dedication that Freeholder Director Lillian Burry has consistently exhibited toward both regional and national history preservation. More...

Business

N.J. Apartment Assoc. announces finalists for 2014 Garden State Awards of Excellence

The New Jersey Apartment Association (NJAA) has announced the finalists for its 2014 Annual Garden State Awards of Excellence. More...

Heritage House Sotheby’s Int’l Realty participates in global real estate conference

Heritage House Sotheby’s International Realty, a premier real estate firm based in Monmouth County, recently participated in the 2014 Sotheby’s International Realty Global Networking Event, which brought together approximately 1,500 netwo More...

William McNamara named president of Weichert Title

Stephen Adamo, president of Weichert Financial Services, announces that William McNamara has been named president of Weichert Title, and will assume all leadership responsibilities for the company’s various title businesses. More...