October 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Raritan Bay, Meridian plan merger

Two major health organizations in central New Jersey have decided to join forces in an effort to enhance services and control costs. Meridian Health and Raritan Bay Medical Center announced Sept. More...

Helmetta shelter under scrutiny

The Middlesex County Health Department has warned the Helmetta Regional Animal Shelter (HRAS) about violations after two inspections of the facility at 58 Main St. More...

Golf legend to attend brunch at Forsgate Country Club

Ryder Cup legend Colin Montgomerie will be the special guest at the Ryder Cup Roundup Brunch and Golf Clinic Oct. 6 at Forsgate Country Club, Forsgate Drive, Monroe. More...

Red Bank considers BYOB for arts venues

RED BANK — A year after public discussion centered on the borough’s bringyour own-bottle (BYOB) policies, officials are considering the creation of BYOB guidelines for arts venues. More...

Health officials urge prevention in statewide enterovirus scare

With a confirmed case of enterovirus D68 reported in New Jersey, school and hospital officials in Middlesex County are urging preventative measures. More...

Are you prepared for parenting? Exciting new practice offers help

Pregnancy and parenthood is no joke. Many times couples get married and naturally feel their next step is to start a family. More...

Regent Park apartments win approval

A development plan that had been on the drawing board for decades has finally been approved, with the applicant successfully meeting traffic and environmental expectations set by the Marlboro Planning Board. More...

Letters

Elected positions are not supposed to be ‘jobs’

A s the important mid-term election approaches, desperate power-crazed politicians seeking re-election resort to their same pathetic tricks to give the economy an artificial stimulus and make us feel better so we will be conned into voting again for More...

Opinion

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Yellow and green hues brighten a meadow at Bear Brook Park, Marlboro. More...

Sports

Hornets regain tennis title, top Bulldogs in division showdown

HOLMDEL

The Holmdel High School girls tennis team is off to a roaring start this season by taking home the Monmouth County Tournament (MCT) title and defeating a top division rival. More...

Looking for control

Middletown High School South’s Hunter Davey, left, looks to get control of the ball as Marlboro High School’s Noah Moorestein tries to pass to a teammate during the Sept. 23 A North Division match played at Marlboro. More...

CBA harriers win Bowdoin Classic

I n a race with both state and national implications, Christian Brothers Academy’s (CBA) cross-country team passed its first test with flying colors. More...

Bulletin Board

- Library has various programs for adultsThe Middletown Township Public Library is offering programs and events for adults during October at 55 New Monmouth Road. More...

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The Middletown South soccer team runs through its warmup routine prior to a game against Marlboro at Marlboro High School on Sept. 23. More...

Despite hurdles, student-athlete keeps running

Jillian Milton has never let her limited eyesight keep her from competing, but the seventh-grader’s spot on the Thompson Middle School cross-country team recently hung in the balance. More...

Cardiac screenings inspired by story of MikeyD

Above: Volunteer Dennis Crayon uses test dummies to demonstrate CPR to a group of youngsters during a cardiac screening event for young people on Sept. 27. Left: Mike Doherty Sr. More...

Supreme Court sends turbine back to Union Beach

UNION BEACH — The N.J. Supreme Court has declined to hear the borough’s suit challenging the Bayshore Regional Sewerage Authority (BRSA)’s plan to install a 380-foot wind turbine on the authority’s property. More...

Beck will seek answers on Arc funding cuts

State Sen. Jennifer Beck (R-Monmouth) said she is ready to intervene on behalf of The Arc of Monmouth, which is slated to lose the majority of its funding for health services at the end of the year. More...

Strengthen your weekend

Here’s how to live it up on the weekends without the extra pounds

When the weekend used to roll around, Julia Griggs Havey would walk to the freezer and pull out a pint of Baskin and Robbins Expresso ’n Cream Light — over and over again. More...

Fitness and nutrition trick or treats

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Exhibit to celebrate art mentors

IN THE ARTS

The Monmouth Museum is presenting an exhibit that depicts, discusses and honors the roles that mentors have had on the work and lives of female artists. More...

Bulletin Board

Poricy Park Conservancy slates weekend events

The Poricy Park Conservancy will host “Antique Appraisals and Backward Glances” 1-4 p.m. Oct. 5 at 345 Oak Hill Road, Middletown. Bring antique treasures for review by professional appraiser Ina Giardina, owner of Summit Antiques Center. More...

Mater Dei school hosts open house

Mater Dei Prep High School (MDP) will host its annual Open House for area seventh and eighth-graders 12:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at 538 Church St., Middletown. More...

Boating safety course available in October

A comprehensive boating safety course will be held 6-9 p.m. Oct. 20, 27 and Nov. 3 at the Keyport Yacht Club, 115 First St., Keyport. Participants who complete the course and pass the test will earn a New Jersey Safe Boating Certificate. More...

Schools

Mat-Ab district updates social media policies

ABERDEEN — The Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District Board of Education has adopted two new policies for electronic communications between staff and students that update current guidelines. More...

State grants will help fund school upgrades

The Matawan-Aberdeen School District will use $1.7 million from the New Jersey Schools Development Authority (SDA) toward funding $4.3 million in upgrades at several schools. More...

Student named junior volunteer of the year

HOLMDEL — The Monmouth County Park System named St. John Vianney High School senior Nina Casola the Junior Volunteer of the Year for her volunteerism with the nonprofit organization SPUR (Special People United to Ride). More...

Business

JCP&L completes upgrades in multiple local territories

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed upgrades on 16 major circuits serving more than 30,000 customers. More...

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices acquires Prudential Zack Shore in Rumson

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BHHS) New Jersey Properties recently announced the acquisition of the Rumson office of Prudential Zack Shore Properties, located at 101 East River Road, bringing the BHHS New Jersey Properties office count to 20 locat More...

REAL ESTATE BRIEFS

Iris Lurie, broker/owner, Century 21 Mack Morris Iris Lurie, announces the top individuals and teams for August. Top Listing Associate is Lori Ragovin and Top Sales Associate is Alan Katz. More...