September 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Millstone preschool has full-day option

The Millstone Township K-8 School District has debuted its new fullday preschool option for 3- and 4- year-olds at the Millstone Township Primary School. More...

Third-grader awarded for saving butterflies

Like many youngsters, 9-year-old Aaron Diament set up a tent in his Manalapan backyard in August. Only this youngster is not using his tent for camping. More...

5K to benefit hockey player and Team LeGrand

The Friends and Neighbors in Action (FNA), an organization based in Millstone Township, will hold the eighth annual 5K Run and Fun Walk at Thompson Park, Monroe Township, Middlesex County, on Sept. 21. The event is rain or shine. More...

Film festival kicks off at Rutgers

The fall edition of the New Jersey Film Festival opens this week, featuring more than 25 film screenings in September and October. More...

Step Up for Sarcoma event to boost search for cure

MANALAPAN — Jessica Bruzzi, 25, who was diagnosed in 2012 with dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP), a sarcoma found in the deep layers of the skin, is doing well and gearing up for the third annual Step Up for Sarcoma 5K run/walk and Kid&rsq More...

Photographer’s work goes to exhibition

MILLSTONE — Two photographs created by Mary Anne Broderick of Mary Anne Broderick Photography in Millstone Township have recently been accepted into the general collection of the Professional Photographers of America’s 2014 International More...

Opinion

Photo

A jogger makes her way along the boardwalk in Asbury Park at sunset on Sept. 3. More...

Sports

Murphy looks to lead Allentown cross-country in his final season

ALLENTOWN C onor Murphy, who holds every significant distance record in boys indoor and outdoor track and field and cross-country at Allentown High School, is looking to end his high school career with even better results for himself and his team sta More...

Headed in the right direction

Allentown High School’s Ryan Skinner (6) leaps above Hamilton High School West’s David Kline during the boys soccer season-opener in Allentown on Sept. 5. More...

SPORT SHORTS

Sky Blue FC announced its team awards, with Christie Rampone earning both the Defender of the Year and Most Valuable Player award as voted by coaches, players, staff and media. Rampone, the U.S. More...

Business

BUSINESS BRIEFS

John W. Ulett has been named the new vice president/chief information officer for CentraState Healthcare System, Freehold Township. More...

P.C. Richard now offers mattresses

P.C. Richard & Son has long been a provider of home electronics and appliances, but the retailer is setting its sights on the addition of a more comfortable product. More...

Agility, flexibility keys to talent deployment, according to Weichert survey of relocation managers

Companies intent on post-recession growth need a mobile workforce agile enough to respond quickly to new opportunities and fill talent gaps across their organizations, according to the results of Weichert Workforce Mobility’s latest survey. More...

Photo

A lone horse is a picture of solitude in a field off Davis Station Road, Upper Freehold Township, on Sept. 6. More...

Allentown resident faces assault charge

A 54-year-old Allentown woman was charged with aggravated assault following an incident in the borough on Aug. 29. More...

Winery plans special events

September will be a month filled with family fun, music and wine with two events scheduled at the Cream Ridge Winery, 145 Route 539, Cream Ridge. More...

Foundation kicks off ‘180 Day Club’

MILLSTONE — The Millstone Township Foundation for Educational Excellence (MTFEE) has announced the kickoff of its “180 Day Club” and its officers for the 2014-15 school year. More...

Gun case draws look from Dancer

Several weeks after reports surfaced that Shaneen Allen, a Pennsylvania woman who may face prison time because she entered New Jersey with a legal firearm in her possession, one state legislator is proposing a bill that he says will provide relief fr More...

Delicious Orchards to host Apple Fest

COLTS NECK — Delicious Orchards, a country food market on Route 34, Colts Neck, will host its seventh annual Apple Fest on Sept. 13-14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. More...

Preliminary approval granted for sports training facility

MANALAPAN — The Planning Board has granted preliminary approval for the construction of a sports training facility. More...

Horses seek good homes

The Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF) is opening its barn doors for a meet-and-greet at its farm on Arneytown- Hornerstown Road in the Cream Ridge section of Upper Freehold Township 4-8 p.m. Sept. 12. More...

Scholarship offered to FFA, 4-H members

The New Jersey Equine Advisory Board is offering a $1,000 scholarship to help 4-H and FFA members pursue their equine activities. Members of organizations represented on the New Jersey Equine Advisory Board also are eligible. More...

Letters

Elected positions are not supposed to be ‘jobs’

A s the important mid-term election approaches, desperate power-crazed politicians seeking re-election resort to their same pathetic tricks to give the economy an artificial stimulus and make us feel better so we will be conned into voting again for More...

New program has tax appeals declining

I am proud to announce that Moody’s Investors Service, a trusted bond credit rating business, has recognized Monmouth County’s 28 percent decline in total property tax appeals in 2014. More...

Columns

IN THE NEWS

The time to have fun is today

I have the feeling once again that time is flying by. Wasn’t it just yesterday that I was taking my son, Nate, to Penn State University to begin his freshman year in Happy Valley? It sure seems that way. More...

ARE WE THERE YET

Boys and bugs are not perfect for one mom

Boys. Parenting them is certainly not for the faint of heart. Over the years, we have watched them cover themselves in mud for no apparent reason. More...

A&E with Jeremy

Thank you, Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers was the kind of person who seemed like she would live forever. That’s because her whole life and career revolved around never stopping — never retiring from show business and never giving up. More...