March 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Cellular tower planned near Millstone border

FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP — An application that proposes the construction of a wireless communications monopole has drawn the attention of residents who say they will fight the proposal. More...

Former councilwoman was Allentown booster

ALLENTOWN — Members of the community were recently left reeling after learning that lifelong resident, former councilwoman and community advocate Mary Clark, 90, had died. More...

Christie touches wide range of topics in Freehold visit

Gov. Chris Christie addressed state standardized testing at his 131st town hall meeting when a Long Branch High School student asked him about it. “We have to test,” Christie said. More...

Letters

Competitive sports reject the Golden Rule

It should be obvious that a competitive sport is a rejection of the Golden Rule and the command to love your neighbor as yourself, but politicians and the major religious groups within our society have yet to catch on. More...

Columns

The clear choice: Spinach or ‘Mom Jeans’

ARE WE THERE YET

Now that spring is officially here, it’s time to ponder a few things. For starters, the flower beds could use some attention. More...

Sports

Tournament of Champions

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Redbirds girls embrace different style of play

ALLENTOWN

Allentown High School’s girls lacrosse team will have a different playing style when it opens its season at home on April 2 against Montgomery High School. More...

SPORT SHORTS

Highlighters Lacrosse coach Sandy Diebold (Howell) has won Positive Coaching Alliance’s coveted Double-Goal Coach Award presented by TeamSnap for her positive impact on youth athletes. More...

Central New Jersey springs to life

With spring break approaching, children and teens in central New Jersey can stay busy with activities ranging from roller-coaster rides to theater matinees. More...

Upper Freehold budget totals $5.19 million

The Township Committee in Upper Freehold Township has introduced a $5.19 million municipal budget that will carry a small increase in taxes. More...

Emergency drill will train local responders

MILLSTONE — Do not be alarmed by the fact that a plane is expected to crash in the area of the Millstone Township Middle School and Wagner Farm on March 28. More...

Gift auction set for March 28

ALLENTOWN — The Allentown FFA Chapter and the Allentown FFA Alumni Affiliate of the National FFA Organization will host the eighth annual gift auction at 6 p.m. March 28 at the Hope Firehouse, 82 Route 526, Allentown. More...

Bulletin Board

DATEBOOK

 DeBows United Methodist Church, 509 Monmouth Road (corner of Route 537 and Route 571), Jackson, will host an open mic coffee house at 7 p.m. March 28. Details: 732-928-4475. More...

Opinion

Photo

Baseball season has arrived in New Jersey. High school teams will swing into regular-season action on April 1. More...

Schools

Teen Arts Festival inspires artistic spontaneity

Art isn’t always meant to be permanent; sometimes the most lasting works are gone almost as soon as they’re created. More...

Some Millstone students decline to take new standardized exam

MILLSTONE — About 40 pupils in the Millstone Township K-8 School District refused to take the Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exam in the recent first round of testing, according to Superintendent of More...

Author’s visit a hit at Millstone school

MILLSTONE — Any child who attends the Millstone Township Elementary School is likely to know all about Michael Dooling, the author and illustrator of children’s books of a historic nature. Dooling visited the school on Feb. More...

Business

County job fair set for March 27

Monmouth County will again offer employers and jobseekers the opportunity to connect at the Monmouth County Spring Job Fair scheduled for March 27 at Brookdale Community College, Lincroft. The job fair will be held 10 a.m.-1 p.m. More...

Final opportunities offered at rapid-selling Orchards at Monroe

K. Hovnanian’s The Orchards at Monroe, a new community of single-family homes in Monroe Township, is now offering its final opportunities for homebuyers. More...

ERA Central Realty Group offering scholarship

At ERA Central Realty Group, they are more than just people who sell houses. They are there when your family grows and when the children leave the nest. They are there when your job has relocated you or when you’ve retired. More...