November 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Chef brings passion for craft to kitchen

I t may be his passion for cooking great food that started Peter Morris on his path to a career as a restaurant chef, but it was his skill, talent and creativity that led him to win the Tri-State Food Expo Culinary Competition. More...

Local comedian Vic DiBitetto prepares for breakout year

ENTERTAINMENT

I n show business, it’s not “who you know,” but “who knows you.” At least, that seems to be the case for Manalapan resident Vic DiBitetto, who, after 30 years of fighting in the trenches of stand-up comedy, has finally m More...

Winery event benefits area autism group

A nonprofit organization that raises awareness about autism received nearly $7,000 after a Food Trucks and Fire Pits festival at Laurita Winery in Plumsted Township attracted hundreds of guests for food, fun and philanthropy. More...

Letters

Legislator supports ‘Breakfast After the Bell’

Students who eat a nutritious, well-balanced breakfast tend to be healthier, have longer attention spans and are more likely to succeed in school. More...

Columns

Affordable housing picture is cloudy after COAH vote

YOUR TURN

The failure of New Jersey’s Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) to reach an agreement on new thirdround regulations for the state Supreme Court-mandated construction of housing for low-income residents has created confusion for municipalities More...

Schools

Brookdale trustees OK staff reductions

Faced with declining enrollment and funding, the Brookdale Community College Board of Trustees has authorized a reduction in force (RIF) in advance of a reorganization of the college structure. More...

Art project asks students to depict fall, harvest

MILLSTONE — Falling leaves, carving pumpkins and trick-or-treating were a few of the seasonal inspirations for young artists at the Millstone Township Elementary School. More...

ON CAMPUS

Jeffrey Bloom Leeds of Millstone Township was named to the president’s list at Berkeley College, Woodbridge location. More...

Gasko’s open house to benefit injured teen

The annual winter carnival known as Gasko’s Christmas Open House will embrace the spirit of giving this year. More...

Brody recalled as advocate for veterans

Richard Brody, who chaired the Millstone Township Veterans Memorial Council, was remembered this week as an advocate for veterans, a man who promoted American patriotism in schools and a person who cared deeply about his family. More...

Police file charges of false report

ALLENTOWN — Police allege that an Allentown man cried wolf on Nov. 18 when he reported that he was the victim of an armed robbery. According to Allentown Police Lt. More...

A Musical Parade

TOP PICK

The Oasis Players will return to the Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County at 2 p.m. Nov. 30. More...

Bulletin Board

DATEBOOK

 Make It and Take It, a holiday craft event for children in kindergarten and up, will take place at 4 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Allentown Library. Details: 609-259-7565.  Santa Claus will visit the Allentown Library, 16 S. Main St., Allentown, at 4 p.m. More...

Opinion

Photo

View of the Raritan River from the Driscoll Bridge, Middlesex County. More...

FOR THE RECORD

A sentence in the Allentown Borough Council election article in the Nov. 13 Examiner should have stated that the mayor does not vote on council business except in the case of a tie vote. More...

Sports

Scheuerman closes college career in rivalry game at Yankee Stadium

I t was a storybook ending to a college football career for the record books for Allentown’s Ross Scheuerman. More...

Business

BUSINESS BRIEFS

Diamond Castle and Castle Couture, two companies under the same roof specializing in fine jewelry, bridal gowns, evening wear and prom dresses, have opened at their new location, 355 Route 9 South, Manalapan. A ribbon cutting was held on Nov. 22. More...

RE/MAX celebrates 20 years of industry-leading education

The industry-leading education platform for RE/MAX Affiliates, now known as RE/MAX University (RU), celebrates 20 years of providing training that can be traced back to the introduction of the RE/MAX Satellite Network (RSN). RSN launched Nov. More...

NAIOP seeks nominations for 28th Annual Commercial Real Estate Awards

The National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), the commercial real estate development association, is now accepting nominations for the 28th Annual Commercial Real Estate Awards. More...