September 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commission weighs in against Marine Park proposals

Three proposals have resulted in three strikes. That is the present view taken by the Red Bank Environmental Commission, which has weighed in on three proposals submitted for Marine Park. More...

Clearwater Festival celebrates its roots in the life of Pete Seeger

The 40th annual New Jersey Clearwater Festival will have at its heart a day of remembrance and celebration of the men who started it all — Pete Seeger and Bob Killian. More...

Plantar fasciitis can be helped with physical therapy

Crest Physical Therapy frequently treats plantar fasciitis, a common foot condition that causes heel pain. It occurs in as many as 2 million Americans per year and 10 percent of the population over their lifetimes. More...

Horgan named Borough Council president

RED BANK – Councilwoman Kathy Horgan has been chosen to be the new Borough Council president. Horgan, a Democrat, succeeds former councilman Arthur Murphy, who resigned from council Aug. 10. More...

Get jazzed about N.J. wines at the Jazz It Up Wine Festival

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The Jazz it Up Wine Festival will be held Sept. 5 and 6 at historic Allaire State Park. More...

Opinion

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Garden State farms have provided a bounty of beautiful vegetables. More...

Sports

Brookdale women’s soccer aims for 3rd straight national title

The Brookdale Community College women’s soccer team starts the 2015 season right where it left off last year — as No. 1 in the country. That doesn’t mean anything to Jersey Blues head coach Katie Miller. More...

Lopez gives back to program that introduced her to volleyball

It was one year ago when Gabriella Lopez, then an incoming freshman at Red Bank Regional High School, decided to give volleyball a shot. She played in a summer program, and the experience led her to try out for the freshman team. Lopez made the cut. More...

Caseys set sights on division, conference volleyball titles

With three starters returning from a squad that went 21-5, Red Bank Catholic (RBC) High School’s girls volleyball team is looking forward to another strong campaign. More...

Dems fill slot on Red Bank ballot

RED BANK – Local Democrats have named Board of Education More...

Home schooling gives parents more control over child’s education

As summer draws to a close, many families turn their attention to the upcoming school year. More...

Tracing the roots of Matawan’s Italian immigrants

As a child, Gloria Bucco remembers her father telling her stories about older relatives who left Italy to settle in the small town of Matawan, New Jersey. More...

Sports betting proponents mull game plan

The state and Monmouth Park in Oceanport are once again forced to swing for the fences after their pursuit of legalized sports betting was shot down in court a second time. More...

Yoga Gangsters threeday Yoga Outreach Certification Program to be held Sept. 18-20

The Ornstein Family Foundation, Affiliated Foot and Ankle Center, LLP and The Ohana Rising Yoga School are excited to bring Yoga Gangsters, a Miami-based national non-profit organization whose mission is to empower youth by addressing the symptoms of More...

Sea Bright Farmers Market thrives as borough rebounds

SEA BRIGHT — Good friends Linda Blevins and Sonya Cappillo, both displaced by superstorm Sandy in 2012, are now the market managers for the Sea Bright Farmers Market. More...

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

- Monmouth Reform Temple will hold a 9/11 Visual Prayer Service at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at 332 Hance Ave., Tinton Falls. More...

SkimBash slated in Sea Bright

The Jersey Shore Skim Camp and Sea Bright Recreation will host the 12th annual Pro/Am SkimBash skimboarding competition from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Sea Bright beach. The rain date is Sept. 13. More...

Garden club meeting set for Sept. 10

The Little Silver Garden Club will kick off its new season at 10 a.m. Sept. 10 with its annual President’s Tea at the home of Linda Goff, 24 Bennett Lane, Little Silver. More...

Letters

Savings plan would assist new graduates

Terrified. That is how I feel when I think about my life after college. The graduating class of 2015 worked extremely hard to reach this point. Unfortunately, it also required a lot of money. More...

Business

K. Hovnanian makes it easy for Realtors

K. Hovnanian Homes, New Jersey’s largest homebuilder, is committed to working with the broker community — and salutes its top Realtors in the Garden State. More...

The cheapest and costliest 2015 cars to insure

Looking to buy a sports coupe or luxury car? Be prepared to dig deep to cover the cost of insurance premiums

Those looking to save money on car insurance should consider buying a family-minded minivan or SUV/crossover, with several Jeep vehicles enjoying among the least expensive premiums among all models. More...

Snooze alert

Q&A with Sharon Peters

Q: I heard on “Today” that Nissan has a new technology coming out that alerts the driver who’s falling asleep at the wheel. More...