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Residents Against Giant Electric Oppose JCP&L High Voltage Power Lines

More than 6,000 people (and growing daily) have signed up to oppose the JCP&L Monmouth Reliability Project. The proposed $111 million-dollar project for a third redundant transmission line will cover 10 miles with 140- to 210-foot-high, 230 kilovolt power lines placed along the NJ Transit rail right of way from Aberdeen to Red Bank, through backyards in five towns, within 1,000 feet of four elementary schools, parks and woods, a protected conservation area, wetlands, multiple sports fields, ...

Monmouth County 2016 Tourism Update

County and local public officials and representatives from the Monmouth County business and arts communities presented an overview of the 2016 summer tourism season including a preview of fall and winter events planned throughout the County. Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone, liaison to the Monmouth County Tourism Division shared, “Tourism is a critical part of the overall health of the County’s economy, creating jobs for our residents as well as increased spending for our communiti...

5th annual Run To Hear 5k Race/Walk October 15

Well another year has passed and we are gearing up for the 5th annual Run To Hear 5k race/walk!  This year you can come out and enjoy the fall colors of Thompson Park, which will be a change from the hot June weather in the past.   We are the only 5k that has a grand prize based on a random drawing of a $1,000 College Scholarship! If you are a High School or College Student come on out and get your name in the drawing. If you cannot make it to the 5k let someone else run or walk for ...

Cleaning Supplies & Donations for Flood Victims

Pilgrim Baptist Church of Red Bank (172 Shrewsbury Ave) in conjunction with the Lott Carey International Missions Convention is sponsoring a "Cleaning Supplies Drive" to assist families recovering ​from floods in our southern states.  Items needed:  bleach, antibacterial soap,  baby wipes, hand wipes, trash bags, disinfectant & plastic gloves.  Additional items needed;  non-perishable foods, toothpaste, soap, children's underwear & socks.  All items must be new and ...

Rumson Country Day School Kicks Off 90th Anniversary With Bash

The historic Rumson Country Day School proudly hosted a 90th Anniversary Picnic on Friday, September 9 for current students, families, and RCDS faculty and staff. The celebration took place on the RCDS campus, located at 35 Bellevue Avenue, Rumson. The milestone marks 90 years of providing students from all communities with a dynamic, challenging academic experience and recognizes the progress made since its founding. The school doors opened in the fall of 1926, with 23 pupils and a faculty ...

Natalie Grace Gorsegner Shows What It Means To Be A Fighter

Six –year-old cancer survivor Natalie Grace Gorsegner of Middletown and her sister Hannah are up to some pretty exciting stuff these days. The girls recently collaborated with singer-songwriter Taylor Tote of Tinton Falls on a song and music video titled “Fighter.” Local firefighters and an additional 20 children, also cancer survivors and current fighters, are a part of the project. Natalie was diagnosed with high-risk Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia just one month before her third ...

Strange Happenings On The Navesink River

Local writer and educator Patricia Heyer has combined longtime interests in local folklore and writing to produce her new book, entitled Thirteen Ghostly Tales and Yarns of the Navesink.  The retired special education teacher has researched and put together some little-known stories from Monmouth County’s macabre past. Her writing combines historical research with local legends. Her new book focuses on the Navesink River and surrounding towns. It tells paranormal stories from Old Monmouth...

CBA Holds Annual Clambake Fundraiser

On Friday, September 9, the CBA Alumni Association held its annual scholarship fundraiser, the CBA Clambake. More than 300 parents, alumni, and friends of the academy attended a beautiful night on the beach that included a surf ‘n turf dinner, dancing, silent and live auctions, and generous support for Christian Brothers Academy’s mission of helping students afford a top tier high school educational experience. Held this year at Edgewater Beach and Cabana Club in Sea Bright, the CBA ...

United Donations Organization (uDo®) Puts the “Unity” in Community for Coastal Cleanup Day

By Nicholas Deckmejian On September 17, the Sea Bright Beach received some tender love and care, thanks to the United Donations Organization (uDo) Coastal Cleanup Day. uDo partnered with Clean Ocean Action to organize a day dedicated to helping the community by gathering volunteers to help rid trash from a stretch of the Jersey shore left unattended and dirtied by recent storms. Most locals consider spending a day at the beach in September to be a slice of paradise, but spending hours ...

Day Trip: Delicious Orchards

By Joanne Colella Sometimes, a day trip requires a bit of planning, a check on the weather forecast, and perhaps a couple of hours’ worth of driving to reach your destination. But sometimes, that terrific destination is, figuratively speaking, right in your own backyard. Such is the case with this month’s day trip suggestion: Delicious Orchards. Located on Route 34 in Colts Neck, this 60,000-square-foot renowned country food market actually is a road trip for many of its legions of ...