April 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Developers unveil ideas for Route 33

Two developers have presented plans for ambitious mixed-use projects on Route 33 in Manalapan. More...

More design work needed at junction of routes 34 and 537

The Monmouth County Board of Freeholders is moving forward with planned improvements at the intersection of Route 537 and Route 34, Colts Neck, and looking toward a possible completion date of 2018, according to Laura Kirkpatrick, the county’s More...

Fundraising concert to rock Temple Rodeph Torah

MARLBORO — Musician and singersongwriter Beth Schafer will raise her voice in song at Temple Rodeph Torah’s third annual “Rock Shabbat” fundraising concert at 5 p.m. April 19. More...

Suspect in assault sought

MANALAPAN — Police are continuing their search for a suspect who is accused of assaulting a township teenager at a local business. More...

Couple celebrates 60th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel M. Savino recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary by renewing their wedding vows at the First Presbyterian Church in Freehold. The service was performed by Dr. More...

Suspects face burglary charges

MARLBORO — Police detectives serving on a multijurisdictional task force believe they have solved more than 30 commercial burglaries that occurred throughout Monmouth, Middlesex and Ocean counties with the arrest of two individuals in Marlboro. More...

Man with ALS documents his journey in new film

Patrick Sean O’Brien has been fighting amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) for a decade, but that has not stopped him from creating a documentary about living with the debilitating disease. More...

Areas of town to be examined

FREEHOLD — Borough Council members have approved a contract for consultative services with the Urban Land Institute to help hone and clarify municipal officials’ vision for the future of Freehold Borough. More...

Brighton Beach Memoirs

TOP PICK

Center Players, Freehold’s award-winning resident theater company, brings a little bit of old Brooklyn to downtown Freehold with its production of “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” written by Neil Simon and directed by Leslie Hochman of Mat More...

Letters

Scout backs aerial spraying for mosquitoes

I am a Life Scout in Boy Scout Troop 434 from Manalapan and a junior at Biotechnology High School, Freehold Township. More...

Columns

A fabulous gift from the lumber yard

ARE WE THERE YET

When Pat, my beloved husband of many years, walked in the door on a recent night, he was beaming with pride. “I’ve been thinking about you all day long,” he said. More...

Sports

Patriots want to defend A North, make deep playoff run

Having established itself as a Shore Conference A North Division power, the Freehold Township High School boys lacrosse team would like to spread its wings this spring. More...

Patriots relays off to solid start with Bracher back in the mix

It was a long and sometimes difficult road, but Emily Bracher has returned to the track running again. “I’m so happy to be back,” the recordsetting Freehold Township High School runner said. “It’s big news for me.” More...

Colts Neck boys lacrosse team relying on defense, goalie play

An inexperienced attack and relative youth are concerns for Colts Neck High School’s boys lacrosse coach Jeff Rosenberg. In his 11 seasons at Colts Neck, Rosenberg has established the Cougars as a winning program. More...

Business

BUSINESS BRIEFS

LeTip of Morganville, a local networking group with international reach, is offering a scholarship opportunity for Freehold Regional High School District seniors. More...

Coldwell Banker Cares Day to benefit Monmouth County communities

All 55 Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage offices in New Jersey and Rockland County, N.Y. More...

REAL ESTATE BRIEFS

Century 21 Mack Morris Iris Lurie announces that Century 21 Real Estate LLC recently recognized Frank Fortino, sales affiliate with the office, as a top-producer nationwide when it honored him with the Century 21 Diamond Masters Award. More...

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Freehold Township High School’s Brandon Nunez tries to avoid Jackson Memorial High School’s Sean Duggan during an April 6 lacrosse game played in Jackson. The visiting Patriots topped the Jaguars, 8-2. More...

Exhibit serves up history of New Jersey diners

New Jersey diners represent more than hamburgers and French fries; they are emblematic of an entire history and mythology of the state, according to historian Michael C. Gabriele. “It’s who we are,” Gabriele said. More...

Four face disorderly conduct charges in Freehold Borough

FREEHOLD — Four people were charged with disorderly conduct on April 8 after police responded to a situation that was initially reported to be a fight. More...

State increases oversight of military surplus to local police

Gov. Chris Christie has signed two bills into law that will regulate the flow of surplus military equipment from the federal government to local police departments. More...

Green, Ginsberg to face off in Manalapan GOP primary

MANALAPAN — Two Republicans will vie for their party’s nomination in the June 2 GOP primary in Manalapan. One three-year term on the Township Committee will be on the ballot on Nov. 3. More...

Water main break repaired

FREEHOLD — A water main break at the end of Institute Street led to the loss of water for some residents and the loss of water pressure for others, as well as a twoday boil-water alert for much of Freehold Borough. More...

Freehold resident faces burglary charge at deli

FREEHOLD — A Freehold Borough man has been charged with burglary, theft and criminal mischief following a break-in at a local business. Police said that at 11:41 a.m. More...

Blue Moon Kruizers open season

HOWELL — The Blue Moon Kruizers have kicked off their 10th season of Saturday cruise-in nights that feature classic cars and fun for the family. The Blue Moon Kruizers classic car club will host its next cruise-in from 5-8 p.m. More...

Gala will benefit FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean

The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties wants to bring the community together to ensure that every New Jersey family has food on its table. More...

Howell official raises health concerns about turf field

HOWELL — A township councilman has raised concerns about the possible health effects a synthetic turf field could have on individuals who play on the surface. More...

Bulletin Board

DATEBOOK

 CARE (Companion Animal Rescue and Education) will hold a puppy adoption event at Petco, 4345 Route 9 North, Freehold Township, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 18. Details: www.carenj.com. More...

Opinion

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Tyler Grey, 13, of Old Bridge, explores a section of Bicentennial Park in East Brunswick on a sun-filled April 12. More...

Climate change can undermine promise of medical advances

YOUR TURN

Addressing a crowd of more than 350 people gathered in Trenton, Nobel laureate Dr. Eric Chivian asked a question: How many people have had Lyme disease or know someone who had it? Almost every hand shot up. More...

Schools

Pennies add up in special fundraiser at school

Pupils at the Freehold Learning Center elementary school in Freehold Borough recently joined with students from across the country to help children who have been diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma by participating in the Leukemia and Lymph More...

ON CAMPUS

Shay Caravella of Marlboro participated in Alternative Spring Break with Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania. Shay provided service through Habitat for Humanity in Houston, Texas. More...

Marlboro students excel with concept for food preservation

MARLBORO — Science is not just about numbers and equations; it also requires a great deal of creativity and teamwork, as two students at the Marlboro Memorial Middle School recently discovered. More...