February 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Resident sues Howell over rezoning of property

HOWELL — Resident John Bonevich is suing the municipality and the Township Council over the adoption of zoning ordinances that paved the way for the approval of an affordable housing development. More...

FOR THE RECORD

The New Jersey chapter of the Sierra Club and Environment New Jersey have filed a lawsuit against the Pinelands Commission in an attempt to stop the construction of the South Jersey Gas pipeline project in Cumberland, Atlantic and Cape May counties. More...

Idea of digital license to be studied

The state Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) will examine what it would take to move a primary form of identification out of an individual’s wallet and into smartphones. More...

Deep Cut Orchid Show

TOP PICK

Thousands of spectacularly colorful flowers will brighten cold winter days at the 19th annual Deep Cut Orchid Society show. The largest orchid show in the tri-state area is scheduled for Feb. 11-14 at Dearborn Market, Route 35, Holmdel. More...

Letters

Rejecting the oligarchy at the local level

The oligarchy (government by the few) which controls both the Democratic Party and the Republican Party has already decided who candidate A will be and who candidate B will be for the 2016 Presidential Election. More...

Columns

Jackson man perseveres in the face of challenges

LIFE STORIES WITH LISA

From a very young age, music has always been a big part of Darrin Williams’ life. He caught the music bug in preschool performing a play, “Rockin’ Robin,” featuring the music of Michael Jackson. More...

Sports

Grabbing the rebound

Howell High School’s Connor MacLeod, right, pulls down a rebound against Marlboro High School during the Feb. 4 Shore Conference A North Division game played in Howell. The visiting Mustangs won the crucial division game, 59-55. More...

Besieda to lead New Egypt bowlers into MOC

NEW EGYPT

Anchor bowler Brianna Besieda will lead a veteran New Egypt High School varsity team into the NJSIAA Meet of Champions (MOC) at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 12 at Carolier Lanes in North Brunswick. More...

Jaguars vs. Lions may be battle of division champs

Jackson Memorial High School’s ice hockey team is on a late-season surge and on the threshold of its first division title. If that happens, it could make for a crosstown showdown of division champions scheduled for Feb. More...

Couples share secrets of wedded bliss

Reminders of love flourish during the month of February. Hearts, roses, chocolates and cards are all reminders surrounding the celebration of Valentine’s Day. As the calendar approaches Feb. More...

Residents weigh in on Six Flags solar project

Following several hearings at which they did not have a chance to speak, members of the public finally had an opportunity to voice their concerns about a solar energy project Six Flags Great Adventure executives want to construct in Jackson. More...

Relay for Life returns to Howell

HOWELL - The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Howell kickoff celebration acts as a way to get the community engaged for the upcoming event and to encourage new people to join the cause. More...

JMHS grad nominated for Grammy as producer on album

JACKSON - In a church in Neptune, Jackson native Glen Boothe found music. More...

Golden Knights to appear at air show

The U.S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, have been added to the “Power in the Pines” list of performers for Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst’s 2016 open house and air show. More...

Group’s shoe collection a success

PLUMSTED - Supporters of Plumsted Youth for Nature and Environment (PYNE) performed a “feet” of kindness during December as more than 530 pairs of shoes were collected and donated to individuals in need. More...

Bulletin Board

DATEBOOK

 The Jackson VFW and VFW Auxiliary will host Friday night fish fries at 54 Magnolia Drive, Jackson, every Friday from Feb. 12 through March 25. Dinner will be available from 4-7 p.m. More...

Opinion

Photo

Crystalized roses made from isomalt created by Sophie Schildge during a demonstration at the Greater Media Newspapers Chocolate & Wine event on Jan. 29. More...

Schools

Howell High School’s talented vocalists continue to shine

There are so many talented students at Howell High School that over the years educators have added musical groups in order to give as many young people as possible a chance to shine. More...

ON CAMPUS

The University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, has named the following students to the dean’s list for the 2015 fall semester: from New Egypt: Alyssa Baker, Jessica Eosso, Brianne Lammerding and Amanda Santos; from Howell: Julianne Brennan, Kevi More...

High school wrestlers support foundation’s effort

JACKSON - The Chase Ryan Olsen Foundation is continuing its efforts to raise awareness of childhood cancer. On Jan. More...

Business

Weichert’s Jackson office to participate in bridal show

Eva Ling, manager of the Weichert, Realtors’ Jackson office, recently announced that her office will be participating in the upcoming Bridal Show on Feb. 16 at the Lakewood Country Club. More...

Century 21 Mack Morris Iris Lurie hosts awards dinner

On Jan. More...

Weichert ranked No. 2 by Entrepreneur Magazine

For the second year in a row, Weichert Real Estate Affiliates Inc. has been ranked the No. 2 traditional real estate franchise and the No. More...