September 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents wary of development in rural district

Concerns that a slew of changes to development regulations would open the door to retail development in a rural area of Holmdel dominated a contentious special meeting of the Township Committee last week. More...

State commits $8.5M to rebuild boro seawall

Gov. Chris Christie came to Sea Bright last week to announce that the state would spend $8.5 million in shore protection funds to create a continuous seawall that will extend the length of the borough. More...

Shelter controversy leads to new rules for filming

The Helmetta Borough Council has introduced an ordinance that would require members of the public to obtain a permit to photograph or film in a public building. More...

Matawan, Hazlet to stay with joint court as Keyport bows out

KEYPORT — The withdrawal of Keyport from the Joint Municipal Court will not dissuade Hazlet and Matawan from moving forward with the regional system. More...

September is National ADHD Awareness Month

September is National ADHD Awareness Month, and brain training experts are offering discounted screenings for the three types of attention and other essential brain skills. More...

Star athletes visit patients at The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center

Pediatric patients at The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, received a special visit recently when members of the N.J./N.Y.Track Club, a professional track and field team comprised of postgraduate runners, s More...

Letters

Holmdel voters need to oust incumbents

We are witnessing how one-party Township Committee rule can eradicate Holmdel’s character overnight. More...

Opinion

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A child runs down a path along the Barnegat Bay in Ortley Beach on Aug. 28. More...

Business

Chamber of Commerce announces new name

The Northern Monmouth Chamber of Commerce announced the changing of its name to the Monmouth County Chamber of Commerce, effective Sept. 1. More...

Challenges confront housing recovery

Despite signs that the home sales, prices and construction continue to improve in key markets, several formidable obstacles stand in the way of a national housing recovery — especially challenges confronting younger buyers — according to More...

Weichert, Realtors nominated as a 2014 finalist in the Inman News Innovator Awards

Weichert, Realtors, a family of full-service real estate and financial service companies and one of the nation’s leading providers of homeownership services, was recently nominated as a 2014 finalist in the “Most Innovative Brokerage or F More...

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Middletown North High School quarterback Donald Glenn, right, is hit by Allentown’s David Krieg as he passes the football during the Aug. 28 scrimmage held in Allentown. More...

Public employee benefits at center of budget storm

A ranking Republican legislator predicts that skyrocketing health benefit costs for public employees in New Jersey will cripple the state’s budget in less than six years. More...

Last days of summer

Beachgoers enjoy sun, surf and sand as they soak up the final days of the 2014 summer season along the oceanfront in Long Branch Aug. 28. More...

SkimBash takes place at Sea Bright beach

SEA BRIGHT — The 11th annual SkimBash skim boarding competition is expected to draw boarders of all skill levels to Sea Bright on the first weekend of September. The SkimBash, which is hosted by Jersey Shore Skim Camp, will take place Sept. More...

Apps rule for digital kids

Teens may filter out nutrition messages coming from parents or other adult authority figures. But that doesn’t mean he’s not interested in improving his diet. More...

Meridian Health supports new law requiring CPR training for all high school students

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Senator renews effort to end sports betting ban

Stakeholders continue to seek ways of legalizing sports betting to secure the future of horseracing in the state, despite a gubernatorial veto and significant pushback from professional sports leagues. More...

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- Temple has program for youngstersTemple Shalom will present the first session of its Torah Tots parent-and-child program from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. More...

Fatal train accident under investigation

HAZLET — A 17-year-old township resident died after being struck by a NJ Transit train at approximately 5:30 a.m. Sept. 1. More...

Aberdeen temple has High Holiday tickets

Temple Shalom, 5 Ayrmont Lane, Aberdeen, invites nonmember friends, neighbors and their families to welcome in the Jewish New Year. The temple invites nonmembers to celebrate Rosh Hashanah on Sept. 24, 25 and 26, and Yom Kippur on Oct. 3 and 4. More...

Sports

Eagles, Lions gear up for season openers

MIDDLETOWN SOUTH

The Middletown High School South and Middletown High School North football teams have similar approaches offensively and defensively as they open their seasons. More...

Rockets look to contend for playoff berths

RARITAN

A fter a disappointing start to its last football season, Raritan High School is looking to hit the ground running this fall with a three-year starter at quarterback. More...

SPORT SHORTS

Seniors Samantha Binn (center back), Drew Ryan (center midfielder) and Alexa Barriero (center midfielder) are the nucleus of returning players looking to help Middletown High School North’s girls soccer team rebound from a winless season last f More...