October 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Disabled veterans invited to meeting

Veterans who have fought in the nation’s wars are invited to attend a meeting of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Freehold Chapter 74, to learn about the services and benefits that are available to them. More...

Illusionist Mike Super brings magic to Millstone

MILLSTONE — In seeking to make the Millstone Performing Arts Center (MPAC) an entertainment destination, the Millstone Township K-8 School District is presenting and promoting a performance by illusionist Mike Super. More...

Fire destroys Millstone Township residence

MILLSTONE — The cause of a fire that destroyed a township home remains under investigation. Shortly after 5 p.m. Oct. 13, a jogger reported seeing smoke coming from a home at 307 Disbrow Hill Road, in the area of Perrineville Road. More...

Agricultural science scholarship available

New Jersey residents who are seniors in high school and are planning a career in agriculture or science may apply for the New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award. One winner will be selected and awarded a scholarship to honor their achievements. More...

‘Dead Man Walking’ author, students discuss death penalty

Students at Old Bridge High School in Middlesex County were challenged with difficult questions about human rights and decency upon being visited by Sister Helen Prejean, the famed advocate for the abolition of the death penalty. More...

Pair indicted in wake of spring crime spree

Two Monmouth County men have been indicted on numerous charges linked to burglaries and thefts that occurred in several municipalities across the county from April to June, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. Zachariah T. More...

Monsters and spirits roam Allaire village

The Historic Village at Allaire is not really haunted, but that hasn’t stopped the 19th-century ironworks from becoming the subject of ghost stories and urban legends among locals. More...

Horse play

The all-new 2015 Ford Mustang ponies up with fresh styling and added sophistication

A rguably the most anticipated car for the 2015 model year is a radically redesigned version of the venerable Ford Mustang, being released this fall to coincide with the original “pony car’s” 50th anniversary. More...

Opinion

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The beauty of fall can be seen in a tree on Taylors Mills Road, Manalapan. More...

GUEST COLUMN

The death of common sense

I n 2010, a bill was passed in the state Legislature that lowered the safety zone for crossbow hunting from 450 feet to 150 feet from an occupied dwelling. More...

Business

William McNamara named president of Weichert Title

Stephen Adamo, president of Weichert Financial Services, announces that William McNamara has been named president of Weichert Title, and will assume all leadership responsibilities for the company’s various title businesses. More...

Century 21 Burke Realty opens in North Brunswick

Century 21 Burke Realty announced it has opened its doors in North Brunswick, further expanding the presence of the Century 21 brand in the Garden State. More...

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Kelly Smith, 5, reacts as a creepy creature climbs aboard a haunted hayride at A Haunting at Cream Ridge on Oct. 18. More...

Harvest Fest to showcase homestead

MILLSTONE — The first-ever Harvest Fest will provide food and activities for the family at the Thomas Baird homestead this weekend. The Oct. More...

Marlboro native continues success in ‘Vampire Diaries’

Paul Wesley has a career any actor would kill to have. More...

Voters to decide future of open space funding

The future of funding for environmental programs in the state will be determined in the upcoming election. More...

Beck to seek answers on Arc funding cuts

State Sen. Jennifer Beck (R-Monmouth) said she is ready to intervene on behalf of The Arc of Monmouth, which is slated to lose the majority of its funding for health services at the end of the year. More...

Ballot question aims to reform bail process

A ballot question that focuses on the pretrial detention of certain suspects will be placed before voters in the Nov. 4 general election. More...

School receives national honor

Biotechnology High School, Freehold Township, has been selected as a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education for 2014. More...

Authorities: Drug ring spanned three counties

Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies have converged on central New Jersey to take down a drug organization headed by a suspect with residences in Sayreville and Neptune. More...

Millstone woman to be honored

MILLSTONE — Margret “Maggi” Romano, a founding member of the Standardbred Pleasure Horse Association, has been selected to receive the 2015 Spirit of the Horse Award from the Rutgers Equine Science Center. More...

Letters

Writers asks for ‘yes’ vote on public question

On Nov. 4, New Jersey citizens will have an opportunity to vote to approve the dedication of muchneeded funds for open space, parks, farmland and historic preservation as well as other important environmental programs. More...

Committeewoman lends support to Burry

Monmouth County offers its residents a variety of living opportunities that satisfies the lifestyle preferences of all. From the eastern shore to the rolling hills of the west, Republican leadership has made Monmouth County a desirable place to live. More...

Congressman thanked for support of law

A s an Alzheimer’s Association Ambassador, I would like to thank Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ) for his co-sponsorship of the Alzheimer’s Accountability Act (HR4351/S2192) and his continued support and leadership in the fight against Alzh More...

Sports

Redbirds thrive on challenge of facing unbeaten teams

ALLENTOWN N ot many teams play three unbeaten clubs in a month’s time. But that’s what Allentown High School’s football team is doing as it puts its 5-1 record up against an unbeaten opponent on Oct. More...

SPORT SHORTS

Sumatra made it two straight trips to the winner’s circle with a two-length tally in the $25,000 New Jersey Futurity for 3- year-old New Jersey-sired trotters on Oct. 16 at Freehold Raceway. More...