February 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Retired officer takes pride in Jackson Police Dept.

Fifty years ago, Jackson was a different place compared to what it is today. More...

Greater Media Newspapers win in N.J. Press Association contest

Members of Greater Media Newspapers’ advertising, editorial, photography and production staffs scooped up 16 awards in the New Jersey Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. More...

Resident facing weapons charges

JACKSON — A Jackson resident is facing multiple charges after allegedly firing a handgun from the front porch of his Lexington Court home. Jackson Police Sgt. More...

The House of Influx

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What lurks in the deep, sometimes dark rooms of unconscious minds, and how does one unlock the door? Rutgers Theater Company explores this hidden side in “The House of Influx,” running March 3-8. More...

Letters

Congressman out of step with his district

I am disturbed by our congressman’s disregard for the civil rights of the men and women of this community. More...

Schools

‘Addams Family’ finds home at high school

JACKSON — Things will soon take a turn for the hilariously macabre at Jackson Liberty High School, 125 N. More...

First-graders learn about hibernation

PLUMSTED — New Egypt Primary School first grade pupils spent a day learning about science, language arts and writing through the theme of hibernation. More...

Business

Future business leaders heading for state event

PLUMSTED — Seven members of the New Egypt High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) will take their business and technology skills to the next level this week after placing high in a recent regional competition. More...

Weichert ranked No. 2 traditional real estate franchise in Entrepreneur

Weichert Real Estate Affiliates Inc. (WREA) has again been recognized as one of the top franchises by Entrepreneur magazine, which ranked the company as the No. 2 traditional residential real estate franchise and No. More...

NAIOP New Jersey announces 2015 Commercial Real Estate Award recipients

The New Jersey Chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has announced the recipients of its 2015 Commercial Real Estate Awards. More...

Libraries, book clubs cater to niche interests

If New Jersey were hit with a zombie apocalypse, the odds for survival would not be great, according to Tyler Rousseau, emergent technologies coordinator at the Monroe Township Public Library. More...

Plumsted voters reject tax levy for fire district

The 2015 budget put forth by the Plumsted Board of Fire Commissioners will be reviewed by the Plumsted Township Committee following voters’ rejection of the proposed tax levy in the Feb. 21 fire election. More...

Menendez asks Justice Dept. to review teens’ hate messages

JACKSON — Anti-Semitic messages that were posted online by a group of Jackson teenagers are expected to come under scrutiny by the U.S. Department of Justice after those messages were shown to U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ). More...

Mobile home park license renewed for 6-month term

JACKSON — Several weeks after a resolution that would have granted a full license renewal to the Fountainhead mobile home park was tabled following complaints from residents, the Township Council has approved a six-month license with conditions More...

K-9 Jago has a nose for drugs in Howell

HOWELL — Officers in the Howell Police Department have been dealing with a growing heroin and narcotics epidemic for several years, but with the help of a special German shepherd, their efforts to combat the plague of drugs has met with signifi More...

Bulletin Board

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 The Jackson Rotary will sponsor a pancake breakfast at the Jackson Senior Center, 45 Don Connor Blvd., Jackson, from 9 a.m. to noon March 15. All are welcome to attend. Proceeds will benefit the Jackson food pantry. More...

Opinion

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Children of all ages take advantage of a recent snowstorm as they sled down the hill at Glenwood Cemetery, West Long Branch, on Feb. 17. More...

Sports

Jackson Memorial wins District 21 championship

Two unbeaten wrestlers from Jackson Township high schools — heavyweight Brody Graham of Jackson Memorial and 138-pounder Matt Russo of Jackson Liberty — lead a contingent of six District 21 winners heading into the Region 6 tournament aft More...

Jaguars program on rise with trip to swimming MOC

JACKSON MEMORIAL J ackson Memorial High School’s girls and boys swim teams have always been competitive without a lot of fanfare over their 15 varsity seasons. But both teams have broken into new recognition the past two seasons. On Feb. More...

Denying the takedown

Jackson Memorial High School’s Brody Graham, right, fends off an attempted takedown by Howell High School’s Ryan Demian during their heavyweight match in the finals of the NJSIAA District 21 Wrestling Tournament at Manalapan High School o More...