Examiner News

‘Batman’ comic book writer to visit Milltown store

By KATHY CHANG Staff Writer MILLTOWN — For Michael Pfeifer, providing fairness, honesty and developing a good rapport with his customers at Main Street Comics &...

Applicant seeks approval for retail building in Millstone

By Matthew Sockol Staff Writer MILLSTONE - A property owner in Millstone Township is seeking to replace a vacant gas station with a retail building amid...

Business Brief

In an effort to help local schools, AAA Mid-Atlantic will collect school supplies from through Sept. 15 at more than 60 AAA locations including its...
Eric Sucar

Historic sites offer glimpse of the past

By STEVEN VIERA Staff Writer In 1775, Colonial patriots opened the American War of Independence by firing the famous "shot heard 'round the world" at the...

Examiner Datebook, Aug. 18

• The Monmouth County Genealogy Society will present its fall workshop, “An In-Depth Look at Federal Census Records,” on Oct. 1 from 9 a.m....

‘Step Up for Sarcoma’ 5K returning to Manalapan

By Clare Marie Celano Correspondent A local event that has raised $60,000 for sarcoma research will return to the Manalapan Recreation Center, Route 522, Manalapan, on...

Letting sellers stay can pay

By Marilyn Kennedy Melia CTW Features Time is money. Since affordably priced homes are in short supply in many markets, buyers that fear other purchasers will be...

How to fix a gender gap in the housing market

Why buying a home is more profitable for men than women — and what women can do about it By Erik J. Martin CTW Features For years, it’s...

Parcel could be future location of affordable housing in Millstone

By Matthew Sockol Staff Writer MILLSTONE - Municipal officials are taking action to acquire a property that could eventually be the location of affordable housing in...

The Casual Birder set for Sept. 1, 15

The Monmouth County Park System will hold The Casual Birder at 9 a.m. on Sept. 1 at Crosswicks Creek Park, Upper Freehold. Meet at...

Drunk driving crackdown begins before Labor Day

Local police departments will be increasing drunk driving enforcement in time for the Labor Day holiday weekend. "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" is an...

Jewish museum to hold lecture, performance

On Sept. 11, the Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County will hold a two-part program presented by David Brahinsky. Admission is $18 for museum...

Liberty Oak Chorus to perform in Monroe Township

The members of the Liberty Oak Chorus will present  “Viva Las Vegas,” an afternoon of song, as their send-off performance before leaving for the...

Get mosquitos to buzz off

By Michele S. Byers On a recent trip to Vermont, a friend noticed hundreds of birdhouses on trees surrounding a marsh. Although the birdhouses were...

‘Boots vs. Badges vs. Bandages’ blood drive on this month

SHREWSBURY -- The Central Jersey Blood Center (CJBC) is sponsoring a “Boots vs. Badges vs. Bandages” blood drive, its first annual First Responders program,...

Golf outing to raise money for scholarships

FARMINGDALE -- Community members and local businesses are invited to tee off in support of local students at the 37th annual Education Open Golf...
Eric Sucar

There’s a club for most everyone

By KENNY WALTER Staff Writer If it is 6 a.m. on a Saturday, chances are you'll find Freehold resident Joe Giles rowing down the Passaic River. Giles,...

Rose Show slated at Deep Cut Gardens Sept. 17

The Jersey Shore Rose Society will hold its 45th annual Rose Show from 12-4 p.m. Sept. 17 at Deep Cut Gardens, 152 Red Hill...
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