August 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Schools test out tech programs

Many school districts this year will seek to modernize an aging educational system and improve the learning process by allowing students to use their personal tech gadgets as classroom tools. More...

Middletown swears in new police chief

MIDDLETOWN — The township’s new police chief, Craig Weber, was officially sworn in as the eighth police chief in the department’s 86-year history last week. More...

Navesink pocket parks, boat ramp planned

FAIR HAVEN — The borough will apply for a grant from Monmouth County to replace the municipal boat ramp and create two pocket parks that would improve access to the Navesink River. More...

Sea Bright Farmers Market debuts

Three volunteers who worked side by side on the borough’s Sandy recovery are still doing their part to promote the well-being of residents and draw visitors to town. More...

Young sailers set sail in Junior Sweeps Regatta

Young sailors from the Jersey Shore took to the water earlier this month for the Junior Sweeps Regatta. More...

O’Neill ready to run for powerhouse Providence

A t Middletown High School North, distance runner Tom O’Neill helped revive a long-dormant program. Starting this fall when he begins college, he will be joining a program at Providence College that is already an established powerhouse. More...

Letters

Residents urged to attend special meeting

The Holmdel Township Committee will hold public hearings and act upon four ordinances that make zoning changes at its special meeting on Aug. 26. More...

Opinion

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A young sailor walks alongside a line of boats before a junior regatta on the Navesink River in Red Bank on Aug. 7. More...

Fatal crash victims identified

Three victims of a fatal three-vehicle crash on Kozloski Road in Freehold Township were identified by authorities Wednesday afternoon during a press conference at the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office in Freehold. More...

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Holmdel’s Michael Dasaro, 13, makes the final preparations on his boat before competing in the Junior Sweepstakes Regatta that was held on Aug. 7 along the Navesink River in Red Bank. The Monmouth Boat Club hosted the event. More...

Matawan seeks grant to complete Main St. upgrades

Matawan is seeking grant funding for the second phase of a streetscape project that would make the downtown more accessible to people with disabilities and residents who live, work and shop in the area. More...

Dive into Paddle the Navesink Day

RED BANK — Although Red Bank sits on the banks of the Navesink River, not all residents take full advantage of the recreational opportunities the river provides. More...

Trio of salads makes al fresco dining shine

There’s nothing better than enjoying a delicious meal while relaxing with friends and family. Most of us have that familiar go-to menu that takes little or no planning, but this summer it’s time to try something new. More...

Arts council slates fiber-arts exhibit

IN THE ARTS

The Belmar Arts Council will host its first fiber-arts exhibit, which will run until Sept. 26. Highlighting the use of fiber arts as a process toward artistic expression, the exhibit will be held at the Boatworks Gallery, 608 River Road, Belmar. More...

CBA soccer roster could take hit from academy programs

CHRISTIAN BROS. ACADEMY

Dan Keane said he anticipated another rebuilding season for Christian Brothers Academy’s (CBA) soccer team, but this one would be different from other seasons in which he had to restock lineups over his 37 years as head coach. More...

Bulletin Board

First Baptist Church set to host Hymn Sing

First Baptist Church of Keyport will hold a Hymn Sing at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14. The public is invited. The church’s organ and piano will be used in the concert. The organ was built by the Moller Co. More...

St. Benedict carnival to take place Sept. 5-7

The St. Benedict Catholic Church and School’s annual parish carnival will be held Sept. 5-7 at 165 Bethany Road, Holmdel. Hours will be 5-11 p.m. Sept. 5, 3-11 p.m. Sept. 6, and noon-6 p.m. Sept. 7. More...

Residents invited to send birthday greetings

Middletown Township is collecting video messages of birthday greetings from residents past and present. Personal messages wishing Middletown a “Happy 350th Birthday” will be played during Middletown Day 2014, which is set for Sept. 27. More...

Business

Middletown surveys businesses

MIDDLETOWN — The Economic Development Committee (EDC) is reaching out to business owners to assess the business climate in the township. More...

Patrick Parker Realty takes marketing properties to new heights with drone technology

A s a real estate market leader in Bradley Beach and surrounding shore-area suburbs, Patrick Parker Realty continues to innovate by becoming the first area brokerage to use aerial drones to market properties. More...

Weichert Financial Services names Tim McLaughlin chief operating officer

Stephen Adamo, president of Weichert Financial Services, announces that Tim McLaughlin has been named to the newly created position of chief operating officer. More...