November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Improvement group joins N.J. program

A group that wants to help make Allentown a more appealing community for residents, businesses and visitors was recently accepted into a state program that is expected to help the members achieve their goals. More...

Thermovision cameras detect ‘hot spots’ in area power lines

As part of its ongoing inspection efforts, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is using thermographic cameras to capture infrared images that can detect certain potential problems on wires and other equipment that might not be apparent durin More...

St. Peter’s opens doors for bazaar

FREEHOLD — A Freehold tradition will continue on Nov. 22 when the Women of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church hold their annual bazaar. The bazaar has been held for 77 years in the church at the corner of Main and Throckmorton streets. More...

County will complete child advocacy center

A ground-breaking ceremony was held recently for the second phase of the Monmouth County Child Advocacy Center, Freehold Township. More...

Letters

Humanely evict spiders from a home

This is the time of year when many arachnids are seen weaving intricate webs and wooing mates. More...

Columns

Don’t look now, but winter has returned

ARE WE THERE YET

I have long been dreading a visit from an unwanted guest. I put it out of my mind for as long as I possibly could, pretended the day would never come and did my best to think about other things. More...

Sports

Allentown football heads to South Jersey Group III semifinals

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Allentown’s Gold makes mark in pool with Scarlet Aquatics

A llentown swimmer Matthew Gold is making his mark swimming for Scarlet Aquatics, based out of the Sonny Werblin Recreation Center at Rutgers University. He’s swimming in a major invitational on Nov. More...

SPORT SHORTS

The Freehold Area Running Club’s 29th annual Born to Run 5-Mile Race will be held on Nov. 28 at 11 a.m. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. at the Freehold Firehouse, 51 West Main St., Freehold. More...

Photo

Jewelry designer Donna Sutor displays her creations at Necessities for the Heart, a business in the John Imlay Mansion, South Main Street, Allentown, on Nov. 14. More...

Many hungry for later school breakfasts

Many schools offer breakfast programs for students before the school day gets underway, but large percentages of students eligible for free or reduced cost breakfasts are failing to take advantage of the programs. More...

Message of inclusion at heart of Tyler Clementi Foundation

Students in Monmouth University’s School of Social Work received an intimate look at the hardships and the recovery process that bullying can impose on a family during an appearance by James Clementi of the Tyler Clementi Foundation. More...

‘War of the Worlds’ to be performed

Arts Horizons, a nonprofit arts-ineducation provider, will sponsor a free performance of “War of the Worlds: A Stated Radio Play,” presented by Raconteur Radio, at 7 p.m. Nov. More...

Project seeks to bring stories of fallen soldiers to life

HOLMDEL — Despite years of work on a Biography Project, more than 300 military personnel who lost their lives in the Vietnam War remain virtually unknown, save for a name, dates and, with any luck, a photograph, according to Bill Lindemann of t More...

Bulletin Board

DATEBOOK

 The Heart of New Jersey Chorus will present “A Salute To America” at 3 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Millstone Township Primary School, 18 Schoolhouse Road, Millstone. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and children under age 12. More...

Opinion

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The sun beams down and lights up the autumn leaves in Allentown. More...

Obituaries

Suzanne Kenyon

Suzanne Kenyon, 61, of the Mercerville section of Hamilton Township, Mercer County, passed surrounded by loving family members on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. More...

Schools

Four residents win seats on Millstone school board

MILLSTONE — The Monmouth County Board of Elections has confirmed the winners in the race for four seats on the Millstone Township K-8 School District Board of Education. More...

ON CAMPUS

Austin James Ostrander, son of Jerry and Barbara Ostrander of Millstone Township, was named to the dean’s list for the 2014 spring semester at Coastal Carolina University, Conway, S.C., where he is a freshman majoring in Intelligence and Nation More...

Class will open window on career in voice acting

MILLSTONE — Using the power of voice acting to forge a full-time career with a steady income is something that is being considered by people across the world and will soon be presented in a class to the community. More...

Business

BUSINESS BRIEFS

Greater Media radio station WRATFM, Lake Como, is holding its annual Thanksgiving season drive “Broadcast for the People of New Jersey” to help local residents. More...

Weichert Workforce Mobility earns most ‘Best In Class’ ratings from corporate relocation managers

Weichert Workforce Mobility, one of the world’s leading providers of talent deployment solutions, earned more “best in class” ratings from corporate relocation managers than any other relocation service supplier in the Thirteenth An More...

HOTTEST (FOR THE WRONG REASON) CARS

While heads will turn whenever a flashy sports car assumes a prime parking position — and one can bet that its owner has fitted his or her coveted ride with every anti-theft device available — it’s the Plain Janes of the automotive More...