July 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Allentown issues bond for fire payment

A llentown officials have voted to seek an emergency appropriation of $185,000 and to issue bonds for that appropriation in the wake of a court settlement with neighboring Upper Freehold Township. More...

Fun at the fair

Children of all ages take part in a Monmouth County Park System sports and fitness game on July 24 at the 40th annual Monmouth County Fair. The fair was held from July 23-27 at the East Freehold Showgrounds, Kozloski Road, Freehold Township. More...

VETStock to include concert, car show

The Brennan Stands Alone Foundation will hold VETStock NJ noon to 9 p.m. Aug. 2, rain or shine, at the Manalapan Recreation Center, 120 Route 522, Manalapan. More...

Applicants sought for Brookdale trustee position

The Brookdale Community College Trustee Search Committee is seeking resumes for an open seat on the college’s Board of Trustees. More...

Opinion

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A group of young men make their way along the boardwalk in Ocean Grove on July 22. More...

Business

Gloria Nilson & Co. closed $1.34 billion in sales, ranks second in New Jersey

A fter closing more than $1.34 billion in transactions in 2013, Gloria Nilson & Co. More...

Cricket a growing sport in central New Jersey

That funny game with a bat and ball, wickets and players in white dress uniforms is beginning to take a foothold in the area. That funny game is called cricket, and it may soon become more than a novelty. More...

Rescued horses hoping to find forever homes

Seven horses were recently saved from slaughter — a result of public outrage and a swift reaction from the Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF), which is based in Millstone Township. More...

Immigrant children arriving

Children who are fleeing Central American nations to escape crime, violence and poverty are finding their way to Freehold Borough. More...

Young adults learning valuable business skills

MILLSTONE — Throughout the summer, a handful of ambitious businessminded teenagers are hosting Saturday soirees at a home in Millstone Township. More...

Volunteers take town’s cleanup into own hands

ALLENTOWN — The members of a grassroots community organization want to beautify their town by turning their gaze to real grassroots for an hour. More...

Letters

N.J residents are choosing to ‘skip the trip’

I t was about a year ago that the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) began mailing its first batch of Skip the Trip notices to our customers, affording a majority of New Jersey citizens the opportunity to renew their driver’s license or More...

Obituaries

Domenico “Domenick” Albarella

Mr. Albarella, 50, of Millstone, passed away suddenly on Sunday, July 20, 2014, at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. He was born in Italy and lived in North Bergen prior to settling in Millstone to raise his family. Mr. More...

Sports

Bayern goes wire-to-wire in $1 million Haskell win

Thoroughbred race trainer Bob Baffert seldom plays the role of spoiler. That’s especially true at the William Hill Haskell Invitational, a race his mounts have won a record six times. More...

Allentown’s Jonas places 12th at national rifle competition

Rifle sharpshooter Dan Jonas of Allentown finished 12th overall at the National Rifle Association (NRA) National Smallbore event on July 19-20 at Bristol, Ind. The event is the highest level of NRA competition in the nation. More...

SPORT SHORTS

The Prudential Center announced it will host the second annual Liberty Hockey Invitational on Oct. 31 and Nov. More...