Coastal Habitat Honors Community Leaders

  Coastal Habitat for Humanity will recognize three extraordinary community partners at the charity’s 2017 Hearts and Hammers Celebration Oct. 19. Each of this year’s honorees have been relentless in helping the organization continue to realize its mission of building strong, safe, and self-reliant neighborhoods. “Our community partners are critical to the sustainable impact Coastal Habitat […]

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Call to Artists

  People living with disabilities often seem to be defined by limitations. Art is one voice for other perspectives; stories of how limitations affect – or don’t affect – everyday life. MOCEANS Center for Independent Living invites artists to participate in an exploration of these points of view in The Fair View Multi Media Art […]

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Meet Democratic Candidate at Convention Hall Aug. 23

  Several local officials are hosting a fundraiser Wed., Aug. 23 at 6 p.m. for Gubernatorial Democratic Candidate, Ambassador Phil Murphy, at Convention Hall in Asbury Park. Hosts include Asbury Park Mayor John Moor, Ocean Township Mayor Chris Siciliano, Ocean Township Councilman John Napolitani and Gary Mottola of Madison Marquette, Asbury Park waterfront developer. Murphy of Middletown […]

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Steak Bake Fundraiser in Bradley Beach

  Thirteen local volunteer EMS squads will hold a Steak Bake fundraiser Aug. 5 at the Bradley Beach Fire Department, 815 Main Street, Bradley Beach. The second annual event will feature all-you-can-eat steak, salad, French fries, dessert, wine and beer, as well as a 50-50 drawing, door prizes and gift certificates for some lucky winners. Tickets for […]

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Christie Slammed for Veto of Salary History Bill

  Assemblywoman Joann Downey and Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling slammed Governor Christie this week following his absolute veto of their salary history bill. The legislation, aimed at closing the gender wage gap, would have prohibited employers from inquiring about or basing a proposed salary on an applicant’s salary history. “This decision is simply an insult to […]

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All High Schools Now Armed with Antidote

  Every public, private and parochial high school in Monmouth County is now armed with naloxone, the same life-saving antidote that law enforcement officers, EMTs and firefighters have been carrying since 2014. Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni was joined by medical and school officials from across the county this week to announce the program […]

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Holiday Weekend a Winner Despite Weather

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI and DON STINE The weather did not exactly cooperate with the wishes of beachgoers, parade marchers and business owners for the Memorial Day weekend, but it didn’t completely ruin the festivities either. The sun was high in the sky for a good part of the weekend, but clouds and rain […]

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County Kicks Off Season in Bradley Beach

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The unofficial summer season is upon us and to help kick it off Monmouth County and local officials will gather at the Bradley Beach Gazebo, Fifth and Ocean Avenues, at 2:15 p.m. Fri., May 26 to usher it in. Helping to mark the beginning of the holiday weekend will be […]

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