October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Pond sale delayed

The adoption of an ordinance to advance Allentown’s sale of Conines Mill Pond to the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Green Acres program has been tabled by the Borough Council. More...

Photo

Isabella Romeo-D’Santillo, 5, looks over the decorations she can place on her pumpkin during the first harvest festival to be held at the restored Thomas Baird homestead in Millstone Township o More...

Two seats up for grabs on Allentown council

ALLENTOWN — Four candidates are seeking two three-year seats on the Allentown Borough Council in the Nov. 4 election. More...

Quality-of-life issues addressed

MILLSTONE — The Township Committee has acted on two measures that address quality-of-life issues in the municipality. More...

Four hopefuls seek seats in Millstone Township

MILLSTONE — Democrats will seek a voice on the all-Republican Township Committee in the Nov. 4 election in Millstone Township. Four candidates are running for two three-year terms on the governing body. More...

Singer enjoys being in ‘Voice’ spotlight

MILLSTONE — Bright lights, a huge stage and millions of viewers nationwide seem like a fantasy for some people, but for Alessandra Castronovo, 21, of Millstone Township, it is reality as she competes on NBC’s “The Voice.” More...

‘Love and Intrigue’ at Rutgers

Ferdinand von Walters and Luise Miller are young and in love — and if only they were of the same social class, their story might end happily ever after. More...

Opinion

Photo

View from the bridge at Oakford Lake, downtown New Egypt. More...

YOUR TURN

Far from being spooky, bats are beneficial

Bats have a reputation for being “spooky,” which is why they are seen so often in Halloween costumes and decorations. More...

Columns

ARE WE THERE YET

The worst part was the anticipation

I am sure that I am not alone when I say there is nothing fun about the annual physical. The poking and the prodding, and that’s just to get my husband to go! More...

Business

RE/MAX ranks as No. 1 real estate franchise

For the sixth consecutive year, RE/MAX, LLC ranked as the leading real estate franchise in the 2014 Franchise Times Top 200. More...

Weichert Workforce Mobility named Relocation Management Company of the Year

Weichert Workforce Mobility, one of the world’s leading providers of global talent deployment solutions, was named Relocation Management Company (RMC) of the Year during the Expatriate Management and Mobility Awards (EMMA) ceremony held in Orla More...

They don’t call it ‘speed’ for nothing

Few may be able to afford a Bentley, but those having unlimited funds could do worse than spend around $250,000 to drive one of the quickest luxury cars on the planet.

We don’t usually get the chance to review cars that cost as much as a three-bedroom house in many parts of the country. More...

Photo

Emma Morris, 10, and Bonnie McFie portray Sarah Baird and her mother, Eleanor, members of the Baird family as they welcome guests to the first harvest festival to be held at the restored Thomas Baird homestead in Millstone Township on Oct. 25. More...

Work of psychics conjures spirited debate

Roughly one year ago, Heather Saracen was going through a particularly rough patch in her life. More...

Greater Media chairman lauded for radio leadership

A lways at the forefront of his industry, Greater Media’s CEO has been recognized for his role in electronic media. More...

Pedestrian dies from injuries after being struck on Rt. 33

MANALAPAN — Heavy rain, a lack of street lights and a resident wearing dark clothing as he attempted to cross a busy highway on foot combined to contribute to the death of a Manalapan resident on Oct. 22, according to police. More...

Monmouth celebrates GRAMMY Museum status

Some of the biggest names in music have come out of the Jersey Shore and there are about to be plenty more. On Oct. More...

Judge again rejects legal sports betting

Monmouth Park officials and sports betting enthusiasts are hoping a federal judge reverses his field and allows the state to proceed with sports betting. More...

Visitor center at battlefield receives architectural award

The Christie administration has announced that the new visitor center at Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Route 33, Manalapan, is a recipient of the International Architectural Award presented by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Desig More...

Letters

Residents should vote ‘no’ on public questions

A society that holds to the notion that you are innocent until proven guilty cannot accept pretrial detention. More...

Bell is worthy of consideration for Senate

I n the upcoming U.S. Senate race, as an “independent” voter, I have many questions. Why is there only one debate that Sen. Cory Booker has agreed to? Shouldn’t there be several debates? More...

Safety on roads must become a priority

Tragedy on New Jersey roads is not an acceptable risk. Families and lives are destroyed by car accidents. People are not statistics. There are far too many impromptu memorials alongside our roads. More...

Sports

Redbirds overpowered by Rancocas Valley on gridiron

ALLENTOWN The frustration was palpable from Allentown High School football coach Jay Graber as the Redbirds were overpowered in the second half by Rancocas Valley Regional High School in a 34-14 loss on Oct. 24 in Allentown. More...

Brookdale women’s soccer team is top seed for Region 19

The Brookdale Community College women’s soccer team has done everything head coach Kate Miller has expected. “I am pleased with what these girls have done,” she said. More...

SPORT SHORTS

The Colonial Basketball League, a recreational basketball league for third- through eighth-graders, is accepting registration through Nov. 7 at the Freehold Borough YMCA Community Center at 41 Center St. The league runs from December through March. More...