February 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Welcome Karneval

Dressed in costume, children take part in a matching game during the “Karneval” celebration, held by the German School of Monmouth County at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Ho More...

Dog confirmed with rabies in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN — Following the announcement that a local pit bull tested positive for rabies, the Monmouth County Health Department is asking anyone who may have come into contact with pit bull puppies in the Cliffwood section of the township in the More...

Obituaries

Frank Pallone Sr. dies at 92

Long-time public servant Frank J. Pallone Sr. has passed away at the age of 92. The former World War II tail gunner, sergeant, police detective and father of Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-Middlesex, Monmouth) passed away on Feb. More...

Angelina Brock

Angelina “Jean” Brock, 78, of Colts Neck, passed away on Feb. 2 at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. She was born in Monmouth Junction, where she lived before moving to Colts Neck in 1958. More...

Mary Ziegler

Mary (O’Herron) Ziegler, 92, of Matawan passed away on Feb. 4 at Riverview Medical Center, Red Bank. More...

Business

Weichert executives named to 2015/2016 Swanepoel Power 200

Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of Weichert, Realtors, and Martin J. More...

Location, location, location (repeat)

It is relatively simple to find the average rental costs or home values for a given city, but choosing a specific home location might prove more difficult. More...

Best used cars for teens under $15,000

It’s worth spending a few extra dollars to obtain a safer car for the kids

It’s not easy handing over the car keys to a teen driver with a freshly minted license in hand. More...

Couples share secrets of wedded bliss

Reminders of love flourish during the month of February. Hearts, roses, chocolates and cards are all reminders surrounding the celebration of Valentine’s Day. As the calendar approaches Feb. More...

Aberdeen council discusses upgrades to Veterans Park

Veterans Memorial Park at Cliffwood Beach will soon be getting a makeover that the governing body hopes will translate the site into an attractive destination spot for years to come. More...

Homelessness still a problem in Monmouth County

Despite down numbers on the annual point-in-time survey of the homeless, it is unlikely the problem is actually decreasing. More...

Deep Cut Orchid Show

TOP PICK

Thousands of spectacularly colorful flowers will brighten cold winter days at the 19th annual Deep Cut Orchid Society show. The largest orchid show in the tri-state area is scheduled for Feb. 11-14 at Dearborn Market, Route 35, Holmdel. More...

Bulletin Board

Adult care center to offer respite opportunity

We Care Adult Care will host a free "Caregiver's Day Off" from 9:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at its location in the Union Square Mall, 500 Route 35, Middletown. More...

Chinese School celebrates New Year

Jersey Shore Chinese School, located at William R. Satz School, Holmdel, celebrated the Chinese New Year at Holmdel High School on Feb. 6. Performances included the lion dance, dragon dance, yoyo, recitation, folk dance and tongue twister. More...

Schools

Middletown school board to improve facilities

MIDDLETOWN - School officials have approved proposals for several projects aimed at improving the functional capacity of the district’s 17 schools in order to support expected student population changes over the next several years. More...

Sports

Mater Dei boys basketball team turning heads

MATER DEI

Mater Dei Prep’s boys’ basketball team is plowing through its schedule this season and turning heads in the process. More...

Lions, Eagles racking up wins as postseason nears

It’s business as usual for Middletown High School South’s girls’ basketball team, even with a change in the head coaching position. More...

Young Red Raiders have bright future on court

KEYPORT

A young roster hasn’t stopped the Keyport High School girls’ basketball team from making its mark on the court this season. The Red Raiders have counted on a small group of veterans to lead the team. More...