October 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Donation of sports equipment sought

A Plumsted teen organization that works to protect the great outdoors is shifting its focus to help less fortunate individuals play there. From now through Nov. More...

Illusionist Mike Super brings magic to Millstone

MILLSTONE — In seeking to make the Millstone Performing Arts Center (MPAC) an entertainment destination, the Millstone Township K-8 School District is presenting and promoting a performance by illusionist Mike Super. More...

False alarm penalties revised

HOWELL — The Township Council has adopted an ordinance that sets forth changes in penalties for false alarms. More...

Monsters and spirits roam Allaire village

The Historic Village at Allaire is not really haunted, but that hasn’t stopped the 19th-century ironworks from becoming the subject of ghost stories and urban legends among locals. More...

Letters

Teens may be in harm’s way at fundraisers

Hardly a week goes by where there isn’t some group fundraising for their cause around Jackson. A Scout troop, military organization or youth sports team takes up position at the doorway of a convenience store or a supermarket. More...

Resident asks for ‘yes’ vote on public question

On Nov. 4, New Jersey citizens will have an opportunity to vote to approve the dedication of muchneeded funds for open space, parks, farmland and historic preservation, and other important environmental programs. More...

Miller supported for seat on Howell board

I am writing to encourage Howell residents to re-elect Albert (Al) Miller to the Howell K-8 School District Board of Education. I have known Al since 2007. More...

Sports

Running through the line

Vincent Lee, running the through the middle of Jackson Liberty High School’s defensive line, is the leading rusher for the Jackson Memorial High School football team. On Oct. More...

New Egypt boys playing for share of division soccer title

NEW EGYPT

A year ago, Travis Ward was the go-to scorer for New Egypt High School’s boys soccer team with a seasonrecord 30 goals. More...

Jaguars riding late success into boys soccer tourneys

JACKSON MEMORIAL

Jackson Memorial High School has one of the hottest boys soccer teams in the Shore Conference as it heads into the tournaments, going 7-0-1 in its last eight games and allowing only two goals in that stretch, which included a 2- 0 Shore Conference A More...

Photo

Children of all ages enjoy an evening of fun at the annual Halloween Spooktacular that was held in Oak Glen Park, Howell, on Oct. 14. The township hosted the event, which included food, games, prizes and a costume contest. More...

Full signal expected at busy intersection

A traffic signal that motorists have been waiting years for appears to finally be on its way to a busy intersection in Howell. More...

Marlboro native continues success in ‘Vampire Diaries’

Paul Wesley has a career any actor would kill to have. More...

Voters to decide future of open space funding

The future of funding for environmental programs in the state will be determined in the upcoming election. More...

County may fix tight curve near restaurant on Rt. 524

HOWELL — A busy road with a tricky curve is addressed in the Monmouth County Engineer’s Office road improvement plan for the upcoming year. More...

Issues with sewer system delay Plumsted redevelopment plan

PLUMSTED — An amendment to the New Egypt Redevelopment Plan that was recently approved by the Township Committee seeks to ensure that homes will be built on a specific parcel even if a major element of the redevelopment plan never comes to frui More...

Bulletin Board

DATEBOOK

 A cut-a-thon and bake sale will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 26 at Just Your Style Salon, 21 S. Hope Chapel Road, Jackson. Cuts are $20 for women, $15 for men and $10 for children. Pink extensions are $10 for one or $15 for two. More...

Opinion

Photo

The beauty of fall can be seen in a tree on Taylors Mills Road, Manalapan. More...

Schools

School district addresses issue of ill student

JACKSON — Administrators in the Jackson School District addressed the concerns of parents who have children enrolled at the Elms Elementary School after initial reports emerged that a pupil might have contracted viral meningitis. More...

‘Dead Man Walking’ author, students discuss death penalty

Students at Old Bridge High School in Middlesex County were challenged with difficult questions about human rights and decency upon being visited by Sister Helen Prejean, the famed advocate for the abolition of the death penalty. More...

ON CAMPUS

Jillian Vicencio of Howell was named to the president’s list for the 2014 spring quarter at Berkeley College’s Woodbridge location. More...

Business

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices announces Gino Blefari as keynote speaker for company event

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties is hosting a “by invitation only” event on Oct. 21 for the company’s top agents and management team. More...

RE/MAX named leading global franchise by Entrepreneur magazine

For the second consecutive year, RE/MAX has received the highest global ranking among real estate franchises by Entrepreneur magazine. More...

Horse play

A rguably the most anticipated car for the 2015 model year is a radically redesigned version of the venerable Ford Mustang, being released this fall to coincide with the original “pony car’s” 50th anniversary. More...