August 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Candlelight vigil a tribute to Millstone teacher

More than 350 people paid their respects to a beloved Millstone Township Middle School teacher during a candlelight vigil that was held at the school, Dawson Court, Millstone Township, on the evening of Aug. 19. More...

Event 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...

Cellist to open concert series

The Downtown Concert Series at St. Peter’s Church, 33 Throckmorton Street, Freehold, will launch its sixth season with internationally acclaimed musicians who continue to enthrall audiences. More...

Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Festival

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The Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Festival will be held noon to 10 p.m. Aug. 29 on The Great Lawn on the Boardwalk in Long Branch. The festival features live performances by jazz and blues musicians from the Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation. More...

Letters

Savings plan would assist new graduates

Terrified. That is how I feel when I think about my life after college. The graduating class of 2015 worked extremely hard to reach this point. Unfortunately, it also required a lot of money. More...

Act now to protect N.J. military facilities

On June 8, a local newspaper published an editorial that should capture the attention of people all across New Jersey. More...

Drop the labels, we are all Americans

When you put a label on something, you separate it from everything else around it. More...

Sports

Using their heads

Allentown High School’s Pat Kyle, left, and South Brunswick High School’s Chris Bobev try to win possession of the ball in air during a preseason scrimmage Aug. 21 at Allentown. More...

Allentown looks to fill spots left by key departed runners

Conor Murphy repeatedly reset record times in distance running in his three years on Allentown High School’s cross-country and indoor and outdoor track teams before embarking this month on a college career at Rutgers University. More...

SPORT SHORTS

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) will host the Central New Jersey Junior Challenge Sept. 12-13 at the Westlake Golf and Country Club in Jackson. More...

Art finds a home in nature at Grounds For Sculpture

An escape from everyday life can be found in the sculpture garden and arboretum of Grounds For Sculpture. More...

Showplace tract could be preserved

Conservationists and elected officials are joining forces in a possible bid to preserve the land on Route 33 in Millstone Township that is the current home of the Showplace Farms Standardbred training facility. More...

Fire superintendent position considered

UPPER FREEHOLD — The Township Committee has scheduled a public hearing for 7 p.m. Sept. 3 to consider the adoption of an ordinance that proposes the hiring of a fire superintendent and a fire official. More...

Foundation will host fundraiser

ALLENTOWN – A nonprofit organization based in Allentown wants to help out when individuals face a difficult situation in life. Toward that end, the Give Back Foundation will host a fundraiser in the fall. At 6:30 p.m. Oct. More...

Walk with Joe recalls sacrifices & heroism

REGIONAL INTEREST

MANALAPAN — Three of the thousands of people who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, will be remembered at the 14th annual Walk with Joe on Sept. 12. More...

Bulletin Board

DATEBOOK

 The fall session of “Dancing by the Peddie Lake with Candace-Woodward- Clough” will begin Sept. 11. The four-week session will take place Fridays at 7:30 p.m. for beginner classes and at 8:30 p.m. More...

Opinion

Photo

Waiting for a winning number at St. Rose of Lima Bingo, Freehold Borough, Aug. 22. More...

Schools

Pupils excited about new elective courses

MILLSTONE — Christopher Huss, the principal of the Millstone Township Middle School, believes students will find a revamped electives program to be an exciting change when doors open on Sept. 3 for the first day of school. More...

Sept. 25 fashion show being planned by PTSA

MILLSTONE — The Millstone Township Middle School PTSA is preparing to host a “Masquerade Fashion Show” fundraiser at 6:45 p.m. Sept. 25 at the middle school, Dawson Court. Tickets are $14.50 per adult and $9.50 per child. More...

Supply drive sends pupils off to school with a full backpack

MILLSTONE — For the seventh consecutive year, Anita Hahn of Millstone Township is spearheading a school supplies drive that will end today, Aug. 27. More...

Business

The finer points of negotiating the deal

5 tips for homebuyers and sellers to follow when it’s time to make or counter an offer

If you’re shopping for a home and think you’ve located the perfect property, you likely want to act with swift determination and submit a bid before somebody beats you to it. More...

The characteristics of new homes

Annual census data gives a close look at the year in new construction

Every year, hundreds of thousands of new homes are constructed. And every year, the U.S. More...

States with the highest and lowest car insurance rates

While auto insurance premiums are largely based on a motorist’s driving record, two otherwise equivalent drivers will find they face drastically different insurance rates based solely on where they live. More...