August 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Stephy’s Place will be there to support those with loss and grief

Three years ago, Sheila Martello met Stephy Hardman Kaminoff, who had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. More...

Keyport cab company faces loss of license

KEYPORT — A local taxi company may have its ignition turned off. More...

‘Ride for Patriots’ slated for Aug. 30

The Mental Health Association of Monmouth County (MHA) is sponsoring the first annual Ride for Patriots Aug. 30 to honor the military and raise awareness of the mental-health services that MHA offers in Monmouth County. More...

Fair Haven Firemen’s Fair counting on ‘fair’ weather

In 1906, the Fair Haven Fire Company started holding fairs during the first week of August at a small tract on River Road that is now the site of the municipal building. More...

Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Festival

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The Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Festival will be held noon to 10 p.m. Aug. 29 on The Great Lawn on the Boardwalk in Long Branch. The festival features live performances by jazz and blues musicians from the Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation. More...

Letters

History and civics must be taught in school

Educating future generations of American students in American History and Civics is a fundamental requirement for living in the United States. More...

Opinion

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Waiting for a winning number at St. Rose of Lima Bingo, Freehold Borough, Aug. 22. More...

Sports

Deeper, talented Monmouth team ready for football season

As Monmouth University’s football team embarks on its second season in the Big South Conference, the Hawks are more prepared for the challenges they face. More...

Holmdel tennis team aims for return trip to the TOC

After a strong 2014 campaign, the Holmdel High School girls tennis team expects to make another run at a state title this fall. The Hornets lost three of their seniors from last season, two of whom were starters. More...

Principe left lasting legacy as longtime coach at Keyport

Sal Principe can’t help feeling nostalgic. More...

Art finds a home in nature at Grounds For Sculpture

An escape from everyday life can be found in the sculpture garden and arboretum of Grounds For Sculpture. More...

Brookdale plans campus walkway

Brookdale Community College’s Lincroft campus will be getting a facelift – courtesy of Monmouth County and the State of New Jersey. More...

Holmdel approves zoning for affordable housing

HOLMDEL — The Township Committee approved an overlay zone that paves the way for a development of 60 affordable housing rental units on Palmer Avenue. More...

Cleanup underway at Mariner’s Village

KEYPORT – The cleanup of a marina designated as an area in need of redevelopment is progressing more slowly than expected, according to borough officials. Mayor Harry Aumack said at an Aug. More...

Railroad repairs close Swimming River Road crossing at Normandy

MIDDLETOWN — Motorists should expect detours this week as improvements are made to a railroad crossing that is part of Naval Weapons Station Earle. More...

Middletown residents get to know their town

MIDDLETOWNN – Mayor Stephanie C. Murray, members of the Township Committee and members of the numerous township departments, set up shop at the Middletown Township Public Library on Aug. More...

Bulletin Board

Visitors can touch sculptures at museum

The “Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition” is on display through Sept. 6 at the Monmouth Museum, 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, featuring wall and freestanding sculptures that can be touched by visitors. More...

Burger King to participate in Jimmy Fund

Burger King restaurants will be participating in a fundraiser to support cancer research for the 16th consecutive year. More...

Massage Envy partners with the Arthritis Foundation

Because of the devastating effects that arthritis has on the body and mind, and the relief massage therapy brings to those who suffer from it, Massage Envy has partnered with the Arthritis Foundation for their fifth annual Healing Hands for Arthritis More...

Obituaries

Ralph J. LaTesta

Ralph J. LaTesta wore many different hats throughout his 88 years of life, beginning Nov. 11, 1926. Raised by Vito and Camilla in Queens, New York, he was a longtime resident of East Brunswick. More...

Business

The finer points of negotiating the deal

5 tips for homebuyers and sellers to follow when it’s time to make or counter an offer

If you’re shopping for a home and think you’ve located the perfect property, you likely want to act with swift determination and submit a bid before somebody beats you to it. More...

States with the highest and lowest car insurance rates

While auto insurance premiums are largely based on a motorist’s driving record, two otherwise equivalent drivers will find they face drastically different insurance rates based solely on where they live. More...

What, no flux capacitor?

We’re usually skeptical of such assertions, but luxury automaker Lexus recently announced it’s developing a working prototype of a hoverboard like the one that lead character Marty McFly rides (after time traveling forward to 2015) in the More...