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Gov. Murphy signs legislation supporting veterans, service members

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation (S-278, S-956, and S-961) into law which supports New Jersey veterans and service members and grants them easier...

Monmouth County commissioners honored with Beacon of Heroes Award

The Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners has been honored with the Beacon of Heroes award by the Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce for...

Gov. Murphy, health commissioner recommend masking in certain indoor settings

Following a July 27 announcement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding masking, Gov. Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Health...

Potts enters weekend one win behind Delgado as he takes aim at training title

OCEANPORT – After everything trainer Wayne Potts has been through the past year, the one thing he’s learned to do is to appreciate the...

Keyport Borough Council adopts capital improvements ordinance

KEYPORT - Municipal officials in Keyport are appropriating $1 million to pay for water and sewer improvements in the borough. On July 20, members of...

Matawan officials propose permitting cannabis retail, delivery operations

MATAWAN - The Borough Council has introduced an ordinance which, if adopted, will permit retail cannabis businesses and cannabis delivery services to operate in...

Congressman introduces legislation to extend validity of expired U.S. passports

Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) has introduced the Passport Emergency Extension Act of 2021 (H.R. 4615) with lead co-sponsor Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ) to ensure...

Gov. Murphy signs legislation to expand civics instruction in schools

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation (S-854) requiring civics instruction at the middle school level into law. Currently, New Jersey is one of a...

More trees are needed to shade New Jersey’s cities

By Michele S. Byers Stand in the sun on a hot summer afternoon and wilt. Step into the shade and feel instant relief. Now imagine places...

Holmdel man charged with possession of destructive device

A Holmdel man is facing charges after allegedly igniting Molotov cocktail explosive devices on three nights in a business parking lot in Hazlet, Acting...

He’spuregold rallies for victory in Irish War Cry Handicap at Monmouth

OCEANPORT – Owner and breeder John Bowers was so confident in the turf breeding of He’spuregold that he specifically targeted a summer stakes race...

Reed tops Wall Stadium Modifieds; Breaks Krause’s streak at five

WALL TOWNSHIP - Three-time driving champion Steven Reed snapped Andrew Krause's winning streak at five on July 24 at Wall Stadium by winning the...

Quiberon Bay could give Milne her first stakes win in Irish War Cry

OCEANPORT – When Joan Milne isn’t working at her 180-acre farm in Pittstown with her husband Dennis, a veterinarian, she’s at Monmouth Park every...

Jockey and Jeans fundraiser scheduled for Sept. 11 at Monmouth Park

OCEANPORT – Seventeen Hall of Fame jockeys – a list that includes former Monmouth Park leading riders Don Brumfield, Julie Krone and Craig Perret...

Sweezey: Training success is a team effort in thoroughbred racing

OCEANPORT - As he continues to balance divisions at Monmouth Park and Gulfstream, doing so well enough to be in the top 10 of...

Monmouth County prosecutor promotes three veteran members of staff

Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey has promoted three members of her investigative division to the ranks of captain, lieutenant and sergeant. Linskey administered the oath...

Middletown officials adopt ban on cannabis cultivation, sales

MIDDLETOWN - The members of the Township Committee in Middletown have adopted an ordinance that prohibits the licensing of any class of cannabis business...

Holmdel officials may seek voters’ views on open space tax rate increase

HOLMDEL - When Holmdel residents go to the polls on Nov. 2, they may be asked by the Township Committee if they want the...
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