February 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Eyes from the Ashes’ honors Holocaust victims, survivors

Ann Weiss was not, by her own admission, anyone special when she stumbled upon a rare cache of family photographs that had been confiscated from Jewish prisoners by the Nazis at the notorious Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in 1943. More...

Hamilton unit to respond to fire calls in Allentown

ALLENTOWN – Fire services in Allentown will no longer be primarily provided by the Hope Fire Company of Upper Freehold Township, after a two-year shared services agreement with neighboring Hamilton Township went into effect earlier this year. More...

The House of Influx

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What lurks in the deep, sometimes dark rooms of unconscious minds, and how does one unlock the door? Rutgers Theater Company explores this hidden side in “The House of Influx,” running March 3-8. More...

Letters

Congressman out of step with his district

I am disturbed by our congressman’s disregard for the civil rights of the men and women of this community. More...

Columns

The sad old tale of socks living alone

ARE WE THERE YET

You can’t tell it to look at me, but I am quite the repurposer. I recycle cans, newspapers and discarded plastics like it’s my job. More...

Business

Monmouth County Association of Realtors installs new officers, directors

The Monmouth County Association of Realtors (MCAR) held its 2015 Installation of Officers and Directors recently at the Essex & Sussex in Spring Lake. More...

Weichert ranked No. 2 traditional real estate franchise in Entrepreneur

Weichert Real Estate Affiliates Inc. (WREA) has again been recognized as one of the top franchises by Entrepreneur magazine, which ranked the company as the No. 2 traditional residential real estate franchise and No. More...

Riding in cars with dogs

Whether undertaking a short jaunt or a major excursion, family road trips can be hard enough on mom and dad, but adding one or more dogs to the passenger list can prove stressful for both human and canine riders. More...

Libraries, book clubs cater to niche interests

If New Jersey were hit with a zombie apocalypse, the odds for survival would not be great, according to Tyler Rousseau, emergent technologies coordinator at the Monroe Township Public Library. More...

Voters OK tax levy for fire budget

Millstone Township residents have approved the collection of $1.72 million in local taxes to support a $1.82 million budget for the Millstone Township Fire District in 2015. The annual fire district election was held on Feb. More...

Additional engineering field work precedes Upper Freehold project

UPPER FREEHOLD — The Monmouth County Board of Freeholders recently passed a resolution that is expected to resolve problems involving three roads and three bridges in Upper Freehold Township. More...

FFA gift auction set for March 28

ALLENTOWN — The Allentown Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapter and the Allentown FFA Alumni Affiliate of the National FFA Organization will host the eighth annual gift auction on March 28 at 6 p.m. More...

Plants for Pollinators kits available

The Freehold Soil Conservation District will provide free Plants for Pollinators in the Classroom resource kits to several teachers in Middlesex County and Monmouth County in early 2015. More...

Greater Media Newspapers win in N.J. Press Association contest

Members of Greater Media Newspapers’ advertising, editorial, photography and production staffs scooped up 16 awards in the New Jersey Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. More...

Bulletin Board

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 The MOMS Club of Hamilton holds a weekly playgroup from 10 a.m. to noon every Wednesday. The group offers support for at-home mothers and opportunities for socializing. More...

Opinion

Photo

Children of all ages take advantage of a recent snow storm as they sled down the hill at Glenwood Cemetery, West Long Branch, on Feb. 17. More...

Schools

Students named to honor society

MILLSTONE — The induction ceremony for the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) at the Millstone Township Middle School was held recently in the Millstone Performing Arts Center at the middle school. More...

Sports

Weise contributing to balanced Redbirds team

ALLENTOWN

Allentown High School’s girls basketball team continues to roll in its second straight 20-win season — a mark it reached on Feb. More...