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Mary Riccardi has been promoted to senior vice president and chief risk officer of Amboy Bank. Riccardi’s 21-year career with Amboy Bank began when she...
Eric Sucar

Deadline for Caregiver Youth Award is Sept. 1

Caregivers of New Jersey is now accepting applications for its $1,000 Caregiver Youth Award, which will be presented to one eligible youth caregiver between...
Eric Sucar

Pallone announces Boggs Center to get $2.2 million grant

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Frank Pallone Jr. (D-Middlesex, Monmouth) announced that The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities at Rutgers University is the recipient of...

Allentown council appoints McGrath to municipal posts

By Andrew Martins Staff Writer ALLENTOWN - Joseph McGrath has been hired as Allentown's part-time code enforcement officer, housing inspector and zoning officer. The Borough Council tapped...

Growing beer in the Garden State

New Jersey’s nickname “The Garden State” is well earned. This state we’re in is famous for all sorts of crops, from blueberries and cranberries...

Examiner Datebook, June 30

• A talent showcase is being presented by Performing Arts Ensemble in late July. Dancers, singers and other talented performers are invited to contact...

ERA Central announces EDGE Scholarship winners

Daniel Midgett of New Egypt High School, Morgan Gravatt of Allentown High School, Hailey Weiss of Northern Burlington Regional High School, and Christian Sherwin...

Public health forums on combatting mosquito-borne diseases slated

SHREWSBURY -- Monmouth County officials will conduct a series of public health forums this summer to discuss the latest information about the Zika virus...

Heroes and victims remembered during 100th anniversary of shark attacks in Matawan

By KAYLA J. MARSH Staff Writer MATAWAN – On July 12, 1916, the Borough of Matawan was changed forever when an 11-year-old boy and a popular...

Six smart ways to save for a starter home

By Erik J. Martin Content That Works Many people dream of stepping up to home ownership. They’d love to purchase a starter house but worry...

How to view lender referrals from agents, builders

By Marilyn Kennedy Melia Content That Works Input “mortgage” in a search engine and you’ll instantly be swamped with pop-up rate offers from online lenders. Those interest...
Eric Sucar

Foundation’s event raises over $96K for college scholarships

FARMINGDALE -- More than 250 community members and area dignitaries helped raise a record amount for local students during the Brookdale Community College Foundation’s...
Rebecca Nowalski

Patrons of Monmouth Park savor a taste of the sweet life

By JENNIFER AMATO Staff Writer Thousands of lovers of horses, chocolate and wine descended upon Monmouth Park last weekend for what promised to be a sure bet. Between horse races,...

Marino to bring his comedy to Perth Amboy July 30

Comedian Mike Marino will perform 8:30 p.m. July 30 on the Cornucopia Princess-St. Charles Riverboat at 401 Riverboat Drive, Perth Amboy. Parking is free. The ship stays...

Asphalt plant owner pulls application in Millstone

By Matthew Sockol Staff Writer MILLSTONE - The operator of a Millstone Township asphalt plant has withdrawn an application that was intended to extend the plant’s...

Remembering what to say is a full-time occupation

By Lori Clinch Having a bad memory is awful enough, but when I’m around my husband and our four sons, it’s the worst! They are all...

Judge denies immediate school relief

By Matthew Sockol Staff Writer A petition for injunctive relief filed by the Upper Freehold Regional School District Board of Education against the Millstone Township K-8...

Ocean Grove will offer walking tours

History buffs and area residents will once again be able to relive history on a walking tour of Ocean Grove. Katie Schultheis, museum administrator for...
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