April 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Fierstein, GOP incumbents will not run

More than two decades of service as Allentown’s mayor will end for Stuart Fierstein in December. Fierstein and two fellow Republicans did not file nominating petitions to run in the Nov. 3 general election. More...

May 30 walk in New Egypt will boost brain tumor research

Residents and business operators from Plumsted and the surrounding area will take a collective step toward finding a cure for brain tumors when they participate in a fundraising walk on May 30. More...

Two developers unveil projects along Route 33

REGIONAL INTEREST

MANALAPAN — Two developers have presented plans for ambitious mixed-use projects on Route 33 in Manalapan. More...

Three seek two seats in Millstone

MILLSTONE — Three residents will seek two seats on the Township Committee in November. More...

Letters

New Jerseyans should extend fellowship

As individuals and members of the Board of the Monmouth Center for World Religions and Ethical Thought (www.interfaith-MCWRET.org), we deplore the killing of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina — Deah Shaddy Barakat, Yusor Moha More...

Obituaries

Thomas E. Price

Thomas E. Price, “Tom,” 57, of Carmichaels, Pennsylvania, formerly of New Egypt, New Jersey, and Wrightstown, New Jersey, passed away on March 17, 2015. More...

Schools

Children’s troupe to stage ‘Beauty and the Beast Jr.’

Area residents are invited to “Be Our Guest” at an enchanted performance of Disney’s “Beauty and The Beast Jr.” Children in the Millstone Township Community Education theater class will present the play at the Millstone More...

Millstone students think green for poster contest

MILLSTONE — The township will celebrate the 45th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22. More...

Pupils learn important skills in Millstone snack business

MILLSTONE — People who have not heard about Team Yoon’s Treats should ask pupils at the Millstone Township Elementary School and the Millstone Township Middle School what it is all about — and it is a sure bet the youngsters would k More...

Business

More Americans looking to buy

Confidence in housing market is on the rise among both current homeowners and renters looking to buy. More than 5 million renters are planning to buy a home this year, according to Zil low Housing Confidence Index. More...

Teens and seat belts

Q&A with Sharon Peters

Q: We live in Colorado and read that 64 percent of teen drivers and passengers here don’t wear seatbelts. That was shocking to me. Are we higher than normal here? More...

Photo

Aeden Smillie, 4, and Gabby Tate, 4, show the medals they received upon finishing the ninth annual Run With the Eagles Fun Run and 5K held at the Cream Ridge Winery, Upper Freehold Township, on April 11. More...

Exhibit serves up history of New Jersey diners

New Jersey diners represent more than hamburgers and French fries; they are emblematic of an entire history and mythology of the state, according to historian Michael C. Gabriele. “It’s who we are,” Gabriele said. More...

Man with ALS documents his journey in new film

Patrick Sean O’Brien has been fighting amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) for a decade, but that has not stopped him from creating a documentary about living with the debilitating disease. More...

Gala will benefit county food bank

The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties wants to bring the community together to ensure that every New Jersey family has food on its table. More...

Brighton Beach Memoirs

TOP PICK

Center Players, Freehold’s award-winning resident theater company, brings a little bit of old Brooklyn to downtown Freehold with its production of “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” written by Neil Simon and directed by Leslie Hochman of Mat More...

Bulletin Board

DATEBOOK

 The Allentown Business Community Association will host a “Petz Gone Wild” event on April 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (rain date is April 26). The event will be held behind 28 S. Main St. and in Heritage Park, Allentown. More...

Opinion

A fabulous gift from the lumber yard

ARE WE THERE YET

When Pat, my beloved husband of many years, walked in the door on a recent night, he was beaming with pride. “I’ve been thinking about you all day long,” he said. More...

Photo

Tyler Grey, 13, of Old Bridge, explores a section of Bicentennial Park in East Brunswick on a sun-filled April 12. More...

Sports

Tracking the ball

Allentown High School shortstop Brendan Munoz positions himself to make a backhand grab of a grounder during the Redbirds’ April 2 game against West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North in Allentown. More...

Allentown boys have sights set on return to postseason

ALLENTOWN

Allentown High School’s boys lacrosse team knocked off its nemesis last week convincingly with a 12- 3 rout of Princeton High School, the team that beat the Redbirds in the Mercer County Tournament championship game the past two years. More...

Horses arrive at Monmouth Park as training for opener begins

Carrying seven horses for the John Mazza barn, the first van rolled through the Monmouth Park stable gate at 7:05 a.m. April 11, officially kicking off the training season for the 2015 meet, which runs from May 9 through Sept. 27. More...