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Long Branch Man to Face up to 18 Months, Fines in Animal Cruelty Case

A jury has convicted Long Branch resident, Aaron Davis, of Animal Cruelty in the attempted drowning of the pit bull dog, lovingly called “River”, according to the Monmouth County’s Prosecutor’s Office.

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Halftime Proposal Steals the Show at Thanksgiving Game

Thanksgiving Day high school football games are typically full of rival teams, fanfare and bragging rights. However, this year's annual Middletown High School South's game against Middletown High School North, though victorious against their rival with a 21-7 win, was full of love.

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Person of Interest in Parze Missing Person Case Found Dead

John Ozbilgen, who was previously reported as person of interest in the missing person case of Stephanie Parze, has been found dead by suicide in his Freehold home overnight.

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Beached Turtles: What To Do and What Not To Do

Being a local Jersey Shore resident has many benefits and perks, year-round beach walks being one! In recent weeks, locals have been noticing an unusual occurrences for the area: beached sea turtles.

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MTV Star Becomes Holmdel's Newest Resident

Jenni "JWOWW" Farley of MTV's "Jersey Shore," has planted roots in Holmdel with the purchase of a $1.95 million home over the summer.

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Humble Hero: Colts Neck Kid Turned TOPGUN Instructor

There’s a TOPGUN instructor from right here in Monmouth County with more humility, pride and bravery in one finger than any Hollywood writer could script into an entire character.

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Monmouth Conservation Foundation Preserves Colts Neck Farm

Along the quickly developing Route 34 corridor in Colts Neck, Monmouth Conservation Foundation has just ensured a 41-acre farm will never be developed.

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PNC's Magic of Lights Show is Coming Back

PNC Bank Arts Center's Magic of Lights Show is coming back to Holmdel for a second year.

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Asbury Park Officers Facing Additional Charges in September 2019 Vandalism Incidents

According to the Monmouth County Prosescutor’s Office, a suspended Asbury Park police officer and one […]

New Waterfront Park Coming to Monmouth County

At a time when sustainability and waterfront access have never been more important, Monmouth Conservation […]

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Belmar Man Arrested for Summer Hit and Run

A Belmar man has been arrested as the result of a June motor vehicle collision […]

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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” […]

Day Trip

A “LIGHT OF DAY” TRIP

What if you could take a local trip in the middle of winter to enjoy […]

Do It Better

How to Choose a Great Gift … For All Occasions

Most people hope to give a gift which makes someone’s face light up with genuine […]

From the Front Row

Customized Stones Available to Pave the Plaza at Two River Theater

As the season of gift-giving approaches, many of us are faced with the annual dilemma: […]

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Living History Farms

New Jersey is the Garden State, and with gardens come farms and, of course, animals. […]

Innovation in Education

The Importance of Failure Within a Student’s Engineering Process

With the release of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), engaging students in engineering design […]

Let's Dish

Let’s Talk About Gravies & Sauces!

Just like icing is the topping of a cake (and agreeably the best part, as […]

My Visit to
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My Visit to Riverside Gardens Park

“My Visit to” is a new column that will take you on a local journey […]

Ready, Set, Parent
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A Fresh Start: Back to School Success

As summer starts to wind down and school supplies fill the shelves of stores, children […]

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Holiday Shopping Tips

Don’t get fooled by the Black Friday hype. You don’t need to shop on Black […]

Special Events

Special Events for October/November 2019

Classic Car Show Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10 am to 4 pm 1st Avenue, Atlantic […]

Straight From the Table

Brooklyn Fine Dining Comes to Monmouth County

Tinton Falls just welcomed a new restaurant to its busy dining intersection, and so we […]

Teen Scene

Brookdale Student Opens up About Mental Health

Welcome to Teen Scene. Each month our young authors write, in their own voice, stories […]

What's Cooking
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‘Baking’ a Summer Cake – in the Fridge

I love baking, but not in the summer. I love serving cake for dessert, but […]