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Community raises $50,000 to benefit Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore

In a great show of support during the challenging COVID-19 health crisis, community members came together on Oct. 6 to raise more than $50,000...

Burry authors book about Colts Neck historic sites

COLTS NECK – Monmouth County Freeholder Lillian Burry, who is a resident of Colts Neck, has announced the release of her first book, “A...

Monmouth County online surplus auction to be held from Oct. 24-27

The Monmouth County Board of Freeholders has announced that the 2020 Monmouth County fall surplus auction will begin at 9 a.m. Oct. 24 and...

Monmouth prosecutor announces arrest of 15 individuals for child sexual abuse materials

Separate investigations have netted 15 individuals who have been charged with possessing and/or trafficking child sexual abuse materials, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni...

Y Academy programs offer options for academic support, child care

RED BANK - When local school district administrators announced they would start the 2020-21 school year with a blend of in-person and remote learning...

No Cents scores by a neck in featured allowance at Monmouth Park

OCEANPORT - With limited options and time running out on the thoroughbred racing season, trainer Cal Lynch decided to take a shot with a...

DEA announces 19th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is holding its 19th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 24 at locations across the country. The nationwide...

Legendary harness driver Kelly passes at age 85

Harold Kelly, 85, a harness racing driver who was a fixture at Freehold Raceway for a half-century, died on Oct. 19. According to an obituary...

Middletown launches program to assist operators of small businesses

MIDDLETOWN - Officials in Middletown have launched a program that will provide financial assistance to small businesses in the municipality that have been affected...

Apprentice jockey gaining foothold with two more mounts on Oct. 21 card

OCEANPORT - At an age when most of those in his profession are already well established, Victor Flores is just starting. But a dream...

Voters asked to weigh in on legalized marijuana, tax credit for veterans, changing legislative...

While voters are focused on the presidential election and their own local elections, they will also be asked to weigh in on public questions...

‘Joker’ turns from comedy to horror, writing latest thriller from his Princeton home

Subhead: James S. "Murr" Murray of "Impractical Jokers" fame releases newest book, "Don't Move" It may not be impossible to spot one of your favorite...

Boheme Opera NJ offers podcast series

Boheme Opera NJ received an Emergency Federal CARES Act Award through the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, as well as a grant...

COVID’s impact: The ‘burbs’ are back, retail is changing

By Michele S. Byers Not long ago, experts who track New Jersey’s land use and development trends were putting the nail in the coffin of...

Free virtual seminar for first-time homebuyers set for Oct. 20

Chiquita Pittman, a top producing agent for RE/MAX Platinum, is partnering with the Puerto Rican Action Board (PRAB) to host a free virtual seminar...

Independent Business Briefs, Oct. 21

Steven Crane, the former owner of New York City’s Pó restaurant, has opened a café, Pyour Pour, in Little Silver. At Pyour Pour, Crane...

Hall of Fame trainer to make Monmouth Park part of regular rotation

OCEANPORT - After four successful months having a string of horses at Monmouth Park for the first time, Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer...

Monmouth news briefs, Oct. 21

The 18th annual RAT Rock Open Charity Golf Classic, benefiting LADACIN Network, was held on Sept. 29 at Jumping Brook Country Club, Neptune. Doug...
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