October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Clowns, creepy dolls put fright in Haunted Theater

Zombies, the Jersey Devil and creepy dolls are just a few of the many horrific surprises in store for those who dare to enter Brookdale Community College’s Haunted Theater. More...

Residents: Main St. traffic will get worse with funeral home

Terrible traffic conditions on Main Street in the Tennent section of Manalapan prompted two residents to comment on an ordinance that could impact the two-lane road on which they live. More...

Sayreville football future in jeopardy

The future of Sayreville War Memorial High School’s football program is in question after seven players were charged in relation to the hazing scandal that has rocked the borough. More...

Plumsted ready for Fall Fest

PLUMSTED — A day set aside to celebrate the community will once again take over Plumsted’s downtown district during the New Egypt Fall Fest on Oct. 18. More...

FOCUS ON SENIORS Five best exercise trends for the 50+ crowd

Colin Milner, CEO of the International Council on Active Aging in Vancouver, British Columbia, takes us through these trends: POWER TRAINING More...

Opinion

Photo

A patron has picked the perfect pumpkin at Happy Day Farm, Manalapan, on Oct. 12. More...

Columns

A girl can dream

Showing ‘re2pect’ to my idol

We say in my family that I played shortstop for Joe Torre before Derek Jeter did. More...

Business

MCAR chooses Realtor and Realtor-Associate of the Year

The Monmouth County Association of Realtors (MCAR) announces they have chosen Diane Traverso, Prudential Zack Shore Properties, as 2014 Realtor of the Year and Marissa Ferrari, Keller Williams-East Monmouth as 2014 Realtor-Associate of the Year. More...

RE/MAX expands digital marketing capabilities

RE/MAX, LLC will significantly expand the digital marketing content it provides its 75,000-plus agents in the U.S. and Canada. More...

N.J. Apartment Assoc. announces finalists for 2014 Garden State Awards of Excellence

The New Jersey Apartment Association (NJAA) has announced the finalists for its 2014 Annual Garden State Awards of Excellence. More...

Photo

Against the backup of a clear fall afternoon on Oct. 3, the old mill in Allentown stands as a sentry along Main Street in the borough. More...

Personal devices discussed

The members of the Millstone Township K-8 School District covered a number of topics at a recent meeting. More...

Country band will have rockin’ reunion

It seemed like the story of the Badlands band was finished in 1982 when the New Jersey-based southern rock group officially broke up. But now it appears as though the band’s story is just beginning. More...

Monmouth County online surplus auction to begin Oct. 18

The Monmouth County Board of Freeholders has announced that the fall 2014 county surplus auction will begin Oct. 18 and continue through Oct. 21. More...

Principal, pupils and pig celebrate reading success

ALLENTOWN — Few people understand what reading, kissing a pig and milking a goat have in common, but the pupils at the Newell Elementary School know all about it. More...

4 tips for a healthier retirement

Calling it quits — for good — is a thrilling moment for most, but staying mentally and physically active is key to wellness when taking a permanent vacation.

For many of us, retirement can’t come fast enough.Yet when it comes, there’s no question that it slows us down from the hustle and bustle of the working world. How that affects our health has been the subject of numerous studies. More...

Letters

Funding must be restored at The Arc

I t has come to my attention that The Arc of Monmouth County will no longer be able to continue their mental/behavioral health services due to budget cuts. More...

Trying to find harmony on one local street

I n response to a recent letter to the editor (“It Is Time to Pave Harmony Hill Road,” Examiner, Sept. 25, 2014), which responded to a letter I had written, I am writing to “clear up” inaccuracies in the letter. More...

Writer wants Smith’s support for HR1565

A fter hearing about the alarmingly high number of school shootings this year — 74 in 2014 alone — I decided to write a letter to my congressman, Chris Smith (R-NJ). More...

Sports

Big week ahead for Allentown boys and girls soccer teams

Kali Hartshorn returned to the lineup from a concussion that sidelined her for two weeks and had an immediate impact for Allentown’s girls soccer team, which heads into the biggest week of the season, along with the boys team. More...

SPORT SHORTS

The Millstone Rockets continued their march toward a State Cup Championship in dramatic fashion as they defeated West Morris Blizzard in sudden death penalty kicks. More...