July 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Howell honors retirees

Administrators in the Howell K-8 School District took time at a recent Board of Education meeting to recognize teachers and staff members who retired at the end of the 2014-15 school year. More...

Kudrick takes reins of Howell Police Dept.

Howell’s first Change of Command ceremony was bittersweet as fellow officers, friends and family members bid farewell to retiring Howell Police Chief Ronald Carter and welcomed Capt. Andrew Kudrick to the position. More...

Laskiewicz promoted to police captain in Jackson

JACKSON – A 16-year veteran of the Jackson Police Department took the next step in his law enforcement career as his family members and peers gathered to celebrate his success. More...

Freedom Fest set for run at Horse Park

Food, rides and musical entertainment for people of all ages will be on the schedule when the Freedom Fest State Fair takes place from July 8-12 at the Horse Park of New Jersey, 626 Route 524, Upper Freehold Township. More...

Police: Phone scam costs Jackson resident

JACKSON – Police reported that a Jackson resident recently fell prey to a telephone scam and they cautioned residents to be aware of such flim-flams. Lt. More...

Celebrate July Fourth at Oceanfest

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The 25th annual Oceanfest, a family-friendly celebration, will take place 10 a.m.-10 p.m. July 4, rain or shine. More...

Opinion

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Sign of the season at the Quaker Inn, Ocean Grove, on a beautiful and busy June 28. More...

Sports

Defending the ball handler

A group of Howell High School defenders look to shut down a drive to the basket by Ocean Township High School’s Dan Dombrowiecki, middle, during the first half of a game at Hoop Group in Neptune June 17. More...

Warriors to bring young team to the football field next season

Alex Barnett is back at quarterback and Gino Tortoriello will run the ball again for New Egypt High School’s football team that will be a lot younger this season and began summer workouts June 29. More...

Carroll makes transition to head coach at New Egypt

NEW EGYPT

Matt Carroll took over many of the responsibilities usually held by the head coach for New Egypt High School’s boys soccer team when Sam Palumbo needed more family time with his newborn child. More...

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Howell’s new police chief, Andrew Kudrick, speaks to fellow officers, family members and friends during a Change of Command ceremony on June 25. More...

Sign language could fill graduation requirement

High school students in New Jersey may one day be able to fulfill their language requirement for graduation by learning American Sign Language. More...

Jackson spray park construction delayed

JACKSON – A spray park that is scheduled to be constructed next to the I Can playground in the Jackson Justice Complex, West Veterans Highway, may be ready for residents to use by the end of the summer. More...

Administrators’ contracts approved

HOWELL —The Howell K-8 School District Board of Education has approved employment contracts for three administrators. More...

Resident pleads guilty following fatal accident

JACKSON – A Jackson resident has pleaded guilty to second degree vehicular homicide in a crash that claimed the life of an off-duty Watchung police officer. More...

Couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Susan (Offenberg) Ruderman and Ronald Ruderman of Jackson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a brunch held in their honor at a local diner on July 4. More...

Letters

Writer salutes passage of state resolution

On June 11, the state Assembly joined the state Senate in passing a state resolution condemning all forms of anti-Semitism. More...

Schools

ON CAMPUS

Marisa Ashley Moses of Howell has been named to the dean’s list for the 2015 spring semester at Kutztown University, Kutztown, Pennsylvania. More...

DEP will host nature programs

JACKSON – The state Department of Environmental Protection’s Forest Resource Education Center (FREC) in Jackson will hold free Forest Explorer programs every Thursday from July to the end of August. More...

Business

Monmouth County Chapter of WCR hosts successful Bras for a Cause event

The Monmouth County Chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors (WCR) hosted a fun-filled event at Buona Sera Palazzo in Ocean Township on May 7, “Bras for a Cause,” to raise money for the American Cancer Society. More...