May 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Warning signs aim to prevent river tragedies

Three warning signs have been installed at points along the river in Red Bank to prevent fatal boating accidents like the one that claimed the life of David Civile. More...

Monmouth Park officials bet on turning a profit

After operating at a loss in the past, Monmouth Park officials are finally starting to see some financial progress. More...

Red Bank carnival helps make wishes come true

RED BANK — In Red Bank, wishes may come true. More...

Sea Bright tax hike reflects loss of ratables after Sandy

SEA BRIGHT — The 2015 municipal budget, which is heavily supported by grant revenues related to superstorm Sandy, carries a tax hike of $291 on the average home. More...

Effort to resume oyster research on way to Senate

A state ban on the cultivation of oyster beds in the Keyport Harbor would be lifted under a bill working its way through the state Legislature. The bill, sponsored by state Sen. More...

The Spring Lake Irish Festival

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Spring Lake has been referred to as the Jersey Shore’s Irish Riviera, so those who want to celebrate Irish hospitality can opt to visit the 2015 Spring Lake Irish Festival. The festival takes place noon to 4 p.m. More...

Opinion

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Visitors to Holmdel’s 17th annual Earth Day Festival enjoy the spring scenery on May 3 at Bayonet Farm. More...

Letters

Gov. Christie is not presidential material

As Gov. Chris Christie hobnobs all over the country with his affluent friends, the residents of his own state are telling the rest of the country: Buyer beware. More...

Business

BUSINESS BRIEFS

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) was named a Business Leadership of the Year honoree by the New Jersey Conference of Mayors during its 52nd annual conference, held April 23 in Atlantic City. More...

RE/MAX ranked No. 12 among global franchises

RE/MAX has been honored as a leading global franchisor. In the 2015 Franchise Direct Top 100 Global Franchise survey, RE/MAX is ranked No. 12 among such respected franchises as Subway, 7-Eleven, Hilton Hotels and Hertz. More...

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage awarded for community commitment

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, N.Y., announces that it was recently honored with the NRT Humanitarian Outreach Award for its numerous charitable contributions throughout the region in 2014. More...

Bulletin Board

- Youth orchestra will perform at BrookdaleThe Bravura Youth Orchestra of central New Jersey will hold its year-end concert at 7 p.m. May 17 at the Performing Arts Center of Brookdale Community College, 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft. More...

Going to extremes

At the age of 53, Kevin Cullen is a two-time veteran of the Tough Mudder obstacle race. More...

Vietnam vets honored on Remembrance Day

The afternoon sun beat down on throngs of veterans and their families as some of New Jersey’s men and women who served in Vietnam decades ago were recognized on Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Day. More...

Gardeners Market blooms in the spring in Shrewsbury

SHREWSBURY — Spring is in full bloom, and the Shrewsbury Garden Club kicked off the season with the annual Gardeners Market, where perennials, herbs, fresh vegetables and more were available. More...

Veterans honored for service, sacrifice

HOLMDEL — Veterans of the Vietnam War and World War II were awarded New Jersey’s Distinguished Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and Meritorious Service Medal during Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Day ceremonies at the New Jersey Vietnam More...

Sea Bright library begins a new chapter

SEA BRIGHT — Closed since superstorm Sandy, the borough’s public library is set to reopen in a temporary home in June. More...

Bulletin Board

Deadline for artwork submission is May 17

RUMSON — St. George’s-by-the- River Episcopal Church has announced a call to artists for its annual “Canterbury Art Show — A Tapestry of the Arts,” which is scheduled for Sept. 4-6. More...

Interfaith talk on Garden of Eden set

Father Robert Schecker of the Church of the Nativity in Fair Haven and Rabbi Jeff Sultar of Congregation B’nai Israel in Rumson will present “The Garden of Eden — Then and Now: An Interfaith Discussion” at 7:30 p.m. More...

Sports

Brookdale softball squad seeks fourth national title

Bo Scannapieco is bringing a different type of team to the National Junior College Athletic Association’s (NJCAA) fastpitch softball tournament. More...

RBC girls golfers have sights set on Tournament of Champions

Red Bank Catholic (RBC) High School’s girls golf team headed into the NJSIAA Central-South sectional tournament May 11 looking to earn a trip back to the Tournament of Champions, where the Caseys finished fourth a year ago. More...

Volker takes county 100; Dixon first in shot put

Charlie Volker proved he can do more than run over tacklers at the Monmouth County Track and Field Championships. The Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School star running back added the county 100-meter dash championship to his football exploits. More...