August 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Central New Jersey breaks out in Pharoah fever

At 9 a.m. sharp, the sirens started to blare. Some people were smiling, some people were running with their hands in the air, some people were shouting, “We’re in!” More...

Bonds will pay for road projects

MILLSTONE — The Township Committee has adopted two ordinances providing for road improvements. More...

Yahoo! sports show partners with JAR of Hope foundation

A local foundation has partnered with the Yahoo! Sports Radio Network in a bid to bring attention to a little boy’s battle with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. More...

Wine tasting will benefit MS center

CentraState Healthcare Foundation will host its 14th annual multiple sclerosis fundraiser, “An Evening in the Vineyards,” from 7-10 p.m. Sept. 18 at CentraState’s Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Campus, 901 W. More...

Veteran prosecutors promoted to senior litigation counsel

In an effort to recognize and better use the experience and dedication of career prosecutors in the office, Monmouth County Acting Prosecutor Christopher J. More...

Letters

Now is the time for banks to return the favor

The monumental crash of Wall Street and the financial institutions in 2008 led to our elected officials giving a bailout of untold sums of money from the pockets of the American people to keep the current economic system afloat. More...

Entertainment

Tim Gunn delights in the fast-paced world of “Project Runway”

This season, Project Runway (returning Thursday, Aug. 6, on Lifetime) is once again stretching the minds of talented designers with challenges that push the boundaries of fashion. More...

A fun family vacation to Walley World

In theaters now

The summer vacation is an annual ritual. It’s that week when families can get away and enjoy each other’s company while relaxing and forgetting the stresses of life. More...

Sports

American Pharoah delivers as winner at the Haskell

Ahmed Zayat, owner of sport’s newest superstar, American Pharoah, didn’t have to worry about anyone leaving Monmouth Park disappointed. More...

Palladino ready for added pressure at Muhlenberg

Muhlenberg College junior quarterback Nick Palladino of Millstone realizes that teams will go after him and be well-prepared for his football team, which is ranked in the top 25 in two NCAA Division III preseason polls for the second straight year. More...

Distracted driving poses peril on N.J. roads

Distracted driving is fueling a dangerous epidemic on New Jersey’s roads as it rivals the risks of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol, Gary Poedubicky, the N.J. More...

Two sides state views on pipeline

Residents and municipal officials aired their views about a proposed New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) pipeline during a public hearing held by the state Board of Public Utilities (BPU). More...

CASA seeking volunteers

The Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program of Monmouth County is seeking adults, 21 years and older, to act as advocates for children who have been removed from their home because they have been abused and neglected. More...

Girl Scouts receive Gold Award

MILLSTONE — A pair of young women from Millstone Township have each earned their Girl Scout Gold Award. More...

Counseling offices in Route 33 building gain board’s OK

REGIONAL INTEREST

MANALAPAN — A business that provides mental health services to clients of all ages will establish an office in Manalapan. More...

Civil War Living History Weekend

TOP PICK

The Robert E. Lee Civil War Round Table of Central New Jersey presents its annual Civil War Living History Weekend at Parker Press Park, Rahway Avenue in Woodbridge, Aug. 8-9. Camps are open to the pubic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Aug. More...

Bulletin Board

DATEBOOK

 The Italian American Cultural Society of New Jersey will hold a dinner at 7 p.m. Aug. 12 at Frankie Fed’s, Route 33, Freehold Township. The cost is $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers. Cash is preferred and credit cards are not accepted. More...

Opinion

Photo

Visitors who bring bread to Lake Weamaconk in Englishtown will make fast friends with friendly fowl. The afternoon of Aug. 2 was a fine summer day to feed ducks and geese. More...

Schools

ON CAMPUS

Avery Diamond, son of Dr. Robert Diamond and Mary Beaumont-Diamond of Upper Freehold Township, has been named to the dean’s list for the 2015 spring semester at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York. More...

Make school day mornings easier

School day mornings can be hectic, as getting kids ready for school and out the door on time is not always easy.Working parents may find school day mornings especially difficult, as their own work schedules can make mornings feel even more rushed. More...

7 tips to find the best college fit from Huntington Learning Center

Choosing a college can be difficult for many high school students.With so many factors to consider, Eileen Huntington of Huntington Learning Center encourages teens to go about the process systematically.“Narrowing down colleges can be overwhel More...

Business

Roy’s Deli owners happy to be back in business

UPPER FREEHOLD — Every day at 3:30 a.m., Priya “Roy” Roy is up and at his deli making bagels to gear up for the breakfast rush. His wife, Sangita, is right beside him, preparing to open at 6 a.m. More...

BUSINESS BRIEFS

“Hospitals and Health Networks,” the journal of the American Hospital Association, has recognized CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township, as one of the nation’s most wired healthcare organizations for the sixth year in a row, More...

High tech firms with automaker aspirations

Speculation is running rampant among industry observers that consumer electronics giant Apple may be preparing to enter the car business, specifically with an electric vehicle that could arrive by 2020. More...