July 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Home designer has flair for trend-setting work

Dionne Trifiro of Millstone Township was raised in the small European nation of Malta, but she left her home as a young adult at the age of 22 with a “bullish determination to succeed.” More...

Phone scam costs resident

JACKSON – Police reported that a Jackson resident recently fell prey to a telephone scam and they cautioned residents to be aware of such flim-flams. Lt. More...

Manalapan officials reject plan for stores, apartments

REGIONAL INTEREST

MANALAPAN – A proposed development mixing retail uses with 900 apartments is off the table in Manalapan. More...

Donation of hair shows youngster truly cares

ALLENTOWN — For many children, turning 11 means playing games, receiving new clothes and eating birthday cake. For Emily Zuppa, turning 11 meant she had another chance to help someone who is battling cancer. More...

Letters

Gov. Christie not serving the state’s interests

Rather than carrying out his responsibilities to serve the interests of the people of New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie has been focused on using the powers of his office over the past few years simply to promote himself as a presidential candidate. More...

Columns

When camping with boys, load up the food

ARE WE THERE YET

I have said it before and I’ll say it again, raising boys is not for the faint of heart. More...

Sports

Allentown Legion looks to stay alive in district tourney

Allentown’s American Legion baseball team bounced back from an opening loss to Washington Township, 8-5, in the district tournament July 18 to roll past Haddon Heights, 16-4, the following day. More...

Thompson to follow McCarthy as Redbirds field hockey coach

It’s tough enough when you have to rebuild the midfield and find a new goalkeeper for a field hockey team like Allentown High School’s team for this fall. More...

SPORT SHORTS

The Annual Spotswood 5K Race is set for Sept 12 beginning at Spotswood High School, 105 Summerhill Road. The 1-mile Fun Run will start at 8:30 a.m., and the 5K race will begin at 9 a.m. Fun Run Registration fee is $20 before Sept. 1. More...

Literacy groups help students turn page toward better life

Navigating through everyday life involves innumerable small tasks that many take for granted. More...

Allentown will share town court

Court is back in session in Plumsted Township after a shared services agreement with Allentown was created to handle the judicial needs of both municipalities. More...

Vans Warped Tour strikes the right chord with fans

Thousands braved the grueling heat and heavy traffic to see their favorite bands play an all day festival at the PNC Bank Arts Center. More...

Application will be made for funds to repair church

MILLSTONE — Pat Butch, who chairs Millstone Township’s Open Space and Farmland Preservation Committee, has started an application process that could result in the receipt of funds to be used for repairs and maintenance on the historic Cla More...

County genealogy society assists with lineage links

REGIONAL INTEREST

For many families, summer is the time for reunions and gatherings that bring generations together. It is a time to reflect on the ties that bind a family. Those ties, or roots, make up a family’s genealogy. More...

Monmouth County Fair

TOP PICK

There will be something for everybody to enjoy at the 41st annual Monmouth County Fair, which will take place July 22-24 from 5-11 p.m., July 25 from 3-11 p.m. and July 26 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Bulletin Board

DATEBOOK

 The Friends of the Old Yellow Meeting House will host the 100th annual Reunion Service at 2 p.m. July 26 in the historic church at 70 Yellow Meeting House Road, Upper Freehold Township. More...

Opinion

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Patrons enjoy the festivities at the Carnevale Italiano in North Brunswick on July 15. More...

Schools

ON CAMPUS

Kasey Homan of Allentown has been named to the dean’s list for the 2015 spring semester at York College, York, Pennsylvania. More...

School board candidacy deadline July 27

Residents who want to run for a seat on their local school board in the Nov. 3 election must file a nominating petition by 4 p.m. July 27. More...

Business

BUSINESS BRIEFS

CentraState Healthcare System, Freehold Township, announced that its Family Medicine Residency Program was highlighted at the annual New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians summer assembly in Atlantic City on June 13. More...

Summer is hotter than ever at Hickory Farms with opening of new phase in Berkeley

Sales have been hotter than ever at Hickory Farms, the Jersey Shore’s most exciting new home community. More...