July 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Red Bank vigil shines light against darkness

Good is stronger than evil. Love is stronger than hate. Light is stronger than darkness. Hope is stronger than despair. More...

Coalition demands new direction for NJ energy policy

A newly formed coalition of more than three dozen environmental, religious and labor organizations took to the state house to champion renewable energy as a must for New Jersey. More...

Sea Bright revives Ocean Mile Swim

SEA BRIGHT — The ocean mile swim, which was at one time an annual event in the borough, is back. The Andy/Rooney Sea Bright Ocean Mile Swim will be held July 26. More...

Critics: Flood zone rule changes would do harm

LONG BRANCH — Critics of revised rules governing projects in flood-prone areas say the changes proposed by the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) would weaken flood protections throughout the state. More...

Opinion

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Sign of the season at the Quaker Inn, Ocean Grove, on a beautiful and busy June 28. More...

Sports

Summer hoops

Brendan Barry, who led Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School to the Shore Conference Tournament championship during the winter, makes a pass to a teammate during the Bulldogs’ game against Matawan Regional High School in the High School Boys V More...

Falcons use summer baseball to gain experience for next year

The Monmouth Regional High School baseball team is spending its summer on the diamond as the young Falcons look for a leg up on the 2016 season. More...

Jersey Shore falls in finals of Carpenter Cup Classic

The Jersey Shore entry looking to win the Carpenter Cup Classic Baseball Tournament for the second successive year came up just short, reaching the finals before falling to S.O.L. Bicentennial, 12-6, June 23 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. More...

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Joe Zalzanko, right, of Woodbridge, purchases fine wines during the Win & Wine Weekend/Chocolate Festival held at Monmouth Park in Oceanport June 27 and 28. Greater Media was an event sponsor. See more photos on Page 3. More...

Sign language could fill graduation requirement

High school students in New Jersey may one day be able to fulfill their language requirement for graduation by learning American Sign Language. More...

Winning

More than 2,000 people attended the Win & Wine Weekend/Chocolate Festival at Monmouth Park on June 27 and 28. Attendees sampled wine from local wineries and desserts from area vendors. The event was sponsored by Greater Media Newspapers. More...

Oceanport opts to demolish boro hall

OCEANPORT — The Borough Council has decided to demolish the former municipal building on Monmouth Boulevard that was severely damaged by superstorm Sandy. More...

Celebrate July Fourth at Oceanfest

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The 25th annual Oceanfest, a family-friendly celebration, will take place 10 a.m.-10 p.m. July 4, rain or shine. More...

Bulletin Board

Historic home to host festivities on July 4

SHREWSBURY — Join the Monmouth County Historical Association for a celebration in honor of Independence Day with a public reading of the Declaration of Independence at 10 a.m. July 4 at the Allen House at 400 Shrewsbury Ave. More...

Recipients of Good Scout Awards named

SHREWSBURY — The Eastern Monmouth Boy Scouts of America honored Jim and Jon Schwartz of Schwartz Mazda and Assistant Scoutmaster Tom Santoro of Troop 137 in Hazlet with the Good Scout Award on June 17. More...

Holiday Express slates Golf Classic in July

The 2015 Holiday Express Golf Classic will take place on July 20 at the Manasquan River Golf Club, 843 Riverview Drive, Brielle. Registration and a continental breakfast will begin at 7 a.m. Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. More...

Letters

Help is available for victims of violence

All of us at 180 Turning Lives Around Inc. are saddened by the recent death of Tamara Seidle, mother of nine children, reportedly well-known and well-liked throughout the community. More...

Business

SMART Carpet and Flooring gives homeowners tips on best flooring options to keep homes cool

BACK TO BUSINESS

Summer is just starting to heat up, and for many homeowners, that means it’s time to check the air conditioning or drag out the box fans. More...

BUSINESS BRIEFS

Schwartz Mazda, Shrewsbury, was recognized for its 40 years as a Mazda dealership. More...

Weichert Corporate Housing acquires Basic Overnight Quarters

Weichert Corporate Housing Inc., one of the world’s leading providers of temporary housing solutions, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Basic Overnight Quarters, LLC (BOQ), a Washington, D.C.- based provider of furnished More...