March 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Monmouth gains land at two parks

The Monmouth County Board of Freeholders will acquire a piece of land in Millstone Township and a parcel in Upper Freehold Township to add to existing parks. More...

Great Adventure employee to pursue karaoke record

Mike Miller is a man from Jackson who likes to sing. More...

Reduce your risk for colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both the United States and Canada. More...

Stafford gas explosion puts residents on edge

UPPER FREEHOLD — Residents of Upper Freehold Township are growing more concerned for their safety after a natural gas explosion occurred too close for comfort. More...

Letters

Christie is not the man for the presidency

As a 70-year-old, conservative, selfemployed Vietnam veteran, I feel I must share my anger with regard to Chris Christie. He is a fake, wannabe politician. More...

Columns

February: The month we love to hate

ARE WE THERE YET

Although January seemed to just fly by, February certainly dug in his heels and refused to budge. In fact, at times it seemed like February would never leave. More...

Sports

Rugo, Turner punch tickets to Atlantic City

VARSITY REPORT

Allentown High School wrestlers Jordan Rugo at 152 pounds and Zach Turner at 182 bounced back from tough semifinal losses to win their thirdplace consolation bouts by pinning their opponents in Region 7 and advanced to the NJSIAA championships at Boa More...

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The Allentown High School Redbirds huddle for a team cheer prior to a recent game. The Redbirds (21-4) earned the No. More...

Budget keeps state aid flat

Gov. Chris Christie seeks to maintain flat levels of aid to municipalities and school districts in his fiscal year 2016 budget despite making the largest-ever pension payment in New Jersey history. More...

Freeholders offer support to those who pan pipeline

The Monmouth County Board of Freeholders has given its support to the residents of Upper Freehold Township as a plan for a high-pressure gas pipeline that would pass through the municipality continues to take shape. More...

Longtime Allentown resident was involved in community

Betsy Poinsett, 73, a longtime resident of Allentown who was involved in many community groups and projects, died on Feb. 21 at Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse, Philadelphia. Poinset was a resident of Newtown, Pennsylvania, at the time of her death. More...

Why are more young people getting colon cancer?

As a result of increasing numbers of people age 50+ choosing to undergo screenings for colorectal cancer — the standard screening age — incidences have been slowly decreasing every year since the 1980s. More...

Urinetown

TOP PICK

Monmouth University’s Department of Music and Theatre Arts presents the musical “Urinetown,” running March 4-12 in Woods Theatre. More...

Bulletin Board

DATEBOOK

 The Italian American Cultural Society of New Jersey will host a dinner meeting at Rigoletto Restaurant, 418 Route 35 South, Middletown, at 7 p.m. March 12. The cost, including food and wine, is $30 for members and $40 for nonmembers. More...

Opinion

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A flowering plant is buried in the snow in South Brunswick. More...

Schools

Pupils sample careers at middle school event

MILLSTONE — Thoughts about the future were on the minds of Millstone Township Middle School students during the recent Career Day event. More...

Business

Habitat moves ReStore to Freehold building

FREEHOLD — Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County has opened a ReStore home improvement resale store at 45 South St., Freehold. The location is the former site of Silvert’s furniture store and, more recently, a supermarket. More...

Best new-car features for senior drivers

With a swell of Baby Boomers entering their golden years there are now more senior citizens on the road than ever, with 84 percent of Americans age 65 and older licensed to drive, compared to barely half in the early 1970s. More...

Pine Belt Chevrolet wins DealerRater Consumer Satisfaction Award

Pine Belt Chevrolet in Lakewood has been awarded a 2015 DealerRater Consumer Satisfaction Award, a recognition auto dealerships can earn by delivering outstanding customer service as rated by online consumer reviews. More...