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Foul Odor in Tinton Falls Sparks Public Meeting

Have you smelled the foul odor that is plaguing Tinton Falls?

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Blend on Main

This month, we started the new year with the quaint class of Blend on Main.

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Man Fatally Hit by Car on Highway 36

Detective Lieutenant Robert Mulligan said the incident is still under investigation.

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Hunter Stranded on Island in Monmouth County Rescued

On Jan. 21 around 9 am, the Rumson Police received a call about a 21-year-old male who was stranded on a small island in the Navesink River.

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Multiple Car Break-ins, One Stolen in Rumson

All reports occurred during the overnight hours of January 17th into the 18th.

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Goodwill in Middletown Nears Completion

Have you noticed that the Goodwill sign is officially up? We spoke to corporate to find out more about their grand opening.

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Win a One Night Stay at The Oyster Point Hotel

You deserve a special night. How about a one night stay in the River View Room at the Oyster Point Hotel?

Enter the Giveaway

Local Girl Scout Saves Sister’s Life

12-year-old Sarah Taylor collapsed from sudden cardiac arrest while petting the family cat. Her 16-year-old sister Claire, a senior at RBR, sprang into action to save her sister’s life with CPR she learned in a Girl Scout class.

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Wawa is Coming to Highway 36

Wawa is coming to Highway 36!

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Freshii is Coming to Middletown

If healthy salads are your vice, you’re going to think this is nice.

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NJ Student Posts Photo of a Gun, Captioned 'Stay Tuned,' to Social Media

On Sunday, Jan. 13, a Monmouth County, NJ student was arrested after he posted a photo of a gun on social media with the caption "stay tuned."

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BREAKING: Multiple Homes on Fire in Aberdeen

On Jan. 10 around 11:30 am, a fire erupted in Aberdeen. Three homes are ablaze as of 12:20 pm.

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Jersey Freeze Ice Cream Coming to Bell Works

If you're a Monmouth County local, there's a strong chance you've heard of Jersey Freeze. Well guess what- they're coming to Bell Works!

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Truck Stolen from Pep Boys Parking Lot in Hazlet

On Tuesday, Jan. 8 around 7:30 pm, a 2006 Ford F-250 Diesel pickup truck was stolen from the parking lot of the Pep Boys Auto Parts & Service in Hazlet.

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Major Car Crash in Keyport Injures Multiple People

On Tuesday, January 8th, at around 3:00 pm, a Honda sedan drove over the curb and hit multiple pedestrians in Keyport.

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Taco Restaurant Coming to Red Bank

Are you a tacoholic? If the answer is sí, then you’re going to eat this right up!

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Freezin' for a Reason

Have you always wanted to do the polar plunge? Here's your chance.

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Breaking Addiction

Melissa Mackolin, 24 of Middletown, made the journey from having a bright future, to reaching the depths as an addict, to a glorious today where she helps people find their way back. Here is Melissa’s very honest, very personal and very hopeful story:

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NJ Bans Smoking on Public Beaches and Parks

The ban will take effect very, very soon.

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Hazlet Movie Theatre Evacuated for Emergency

“People were running out of the theatre. They were going out all of the exits. It was pretty scary”, said a moviegoer who wanted to remain anonymous.

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Free Things to do at Sandy Hook

If you live in New Jersey and ever find yourself bored- that’s all on you! There’s so much to do, especially at Sandy Hook. Here’s a Journal generated list of ideas from us to you.

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Johnny Rockets of Eatontown Closes Without Warning

Johnny Rockets in the Monmouth Mall just closed its doors without warning the public.

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Colts Neck Tennis Coach Charged With Sexual Assault, Child Pornography and Kidnapping

Terry Y. Kuo, 26, of Colts Neck has now been indicted on 46 more counts. Kuo also goes by the name Victor Lee.

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New Year, New Girl Scout Cookie Flavor

You're going to want to try this one!

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Bobby's Burger Palace at Monmouth Mall Closes

Bobby's Burger Palace closes without warning.

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NJ Man Burns Down House After Fight With Spouse

Christopher Defeis, 45, was found in the driveway and was charged with aggravated assault, aggravated arson, simple assault, and injury to a firefighter.

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McMahon Park Hockey Rink Demolished

If you live in Middletown, you may have heard that the hockey rink at McMahon Park has been demolished. If you were wondering why, we have answers.

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Iconic BeachWalk at Sea Bright Gets Knocked Down for Renovations

The iconic BeachWalk at Sea Bright has been knocked down to make way for renovations.

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911 Center in Monmouth County Can Find Your Location

Monmouth County recently upgraded their technology at their 911 Communication Center.

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Derrick Doherty- Faith Under Fire

Meet Derrick Doherty, a Middletown resident with an exceptionally patriotic story.

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News Updates & Articles

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Middletown’s Isla Brennan Named ‘North Player of Year’

The Shore Conference Coaches Association has announced their All-Division field hockey teams. Seven Middletown South […]

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Village School Students Give Back

Over 700 students and staff members at Holmdel Village School helped families in need by […]

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Neptune Man Dies from Injuries Suffered in Hazlet Motor Vehicle Collision

A 54-year old man died as a result of being struck by a motor vehicle […]

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The Joy of Eating Natural Foods

Health-conscious Americans have wonderful cookbooks devoted to healthful eating. “The Joy of Eating Natural Foods” […]

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Day Trip to an Old-Fashioned Christmas

Local residents who love the images of old-fashioned Christmases found on the holiday cards that […]

From the Front Row
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Freezin’ for a Reason

A view from the front row doesn’t have to be indoors, even in the cold […]

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12 Historic Places in Monmouth County

This month, we’ll stay in the Health and Fitness framework and give our brains a […]

Let's Dish
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Craving Autumn Apples and the Sweet Smell of Spices

When fall brings its brisk chill and the scent of firewood in the air, I […]

Ready, Set, Parent
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Managing Stress During the Holidays

When our calendars turn to December, we are often filled with a combination of “holly-jolly” […]

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Small Ways to Save Big in the New Year

The most common resolutions for the New Year are to eat healthier, get more exercise […]

Special Events

Special Events for December 2018

Seasonal Celebration with the Shrewsbury Chorale SUNDAY, DEC. 9, 3 PM UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CONGREGATION OF […]

Straight From the Table
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Blend on Main

This month, we started the new year with the quaint class of Blend on Main. […]

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RFH Football Hero

This month’s author is Rumson’s Ian O’Connor, an 18-year-old senior at RFH. Last month, Ian […]

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Looking Forward to a Snowstorm… Brunch

One of my favorite mottos is “Always have something to look forward to.” When the […]