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Burlington to Open in Hazlet Next Week: Other Stores Coming

It seems as if construction has been bustling at the Hazlet Town Center for years, but one store is finally getting ready to open its doors: Burlington!

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Teen Attempts to Run Over Jewish Residents with Car

It was reported that two Jewish residents were standing near the curb in front of the residence when a passing vehicle swerved at them, forcing them to jump onto the curb to safety.

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Furniture Zone Comes to Middletown

A furniture store has come to the now-closed Joyce Leslie in Middletown.

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Man Who Allegedly Left Explosives at Donovan's Reef Freed from Jail

The man arrested and charged with possession of a destructive device after leaving a suspicious package at Donovan's Reef in Sea Bright over Labor Day Weekend was ordered to be released from jail.

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Truck Stuck Under Bridge Twice in Same Week in Red Bank

A truck got stuck under the bridge at West Front Street today only six days after another truck got stuck in the same location.\

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Sea Bright Public School Knocked Down for New Construction

An old building in Sea Bright has been torn down to make way for new construction.

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Two Shot in Monmouth County Overnight

Two people were shot in Monmouth County on Monday morning.

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30-Hour Coffin Challenge Returns to Six Flags Great Adventure

Would you lay in a coffin for 30 hours?

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New Jersey Purchases 190 Acres to Expand Allaire State Park

A beloved park just got bigger. New Jersey purchased 190 acres to expand Allaire State Park!

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Red Bank Police Activity, Crimes, Arrests for August 2019

The following reports are incidents that occurred in Red Bank during the month of August.

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Two DWI Checkpoints This Weekend

The Monmouth County DWI Task force will be conducting two DWI checkpoints this weekend to detect drivers under the influence of alcohol and or drugs.

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Suspicious Package at Sea Bright's Donovan's Reef Turns out to be Explosive Device

A man has been arrested after a suspicious package containing a destructive device was left at Sea Bright's Donovan's Reef over the Labor Day Weekend.

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Monmouth County Man Exposes Genitals to Young Girl Walking Dog

A man has been arrested after he exposed his genitals to a young girl walking her dog.

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Speeding Driver Caught Lying About House Fire When Pulled Over

A woman told a police officer that her home was on fire to get out of a speeding ticket after being pulled over for going 43 mph in a 25 mph zone.

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Mad Hatter of Sea Bright to Open This Fall

Mad Hatter of Sea Bright will be opening for business this fall!

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Bye Bye, Bertucci’s of Hazlet - Costco Gas Station May Be Moving In

Bertucci’s in Hazlet has officially closed their doors. A Costco gas station may be moving in.

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Monmouth County Man Arrested for Distribution of Child Pornography

The individual was arrested at his place of employment for distribution of child sexual assault images.

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Body and Motorcycle Found Near NJ Train Tracks, Causing NJ Transit Delays

The body and motorcycle was discovered around 5:15 am.

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Rifle-Wielding Man Shoots Up NJ Bus Stop

A man with a rifle opened fire at New Jersey bus stop.

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Car Drives Off Road into Lake Over Weekend

A car drove off the road and landed in a lake over the weekend.

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Two of Three Women Arrested for Stealing Stroller in Middletown, Forgetting Child in Store

The Middletown Township Police Department have arrested two women who stole a stroller from Bambi Baby and left a child behind.

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New Movie to be Filmed in Rumson

If you live in the area, you already know that Rumson is beautiful. That's why it's getting picked up to be the location for a new movie!

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Twenty Charged in Monmouth County Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

Between April 2019 and August 2019, 20 people engaged in a narcotics conspiracy throughout Monmouth County – including Cliffwood, Keansburg, Matawan, Keyport, Red Bank, Long Branch, Neptune, and Asbury Park.

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$25K Raised to Train Service Dog for Local Veteran

Monmouth County: a community known for neighbors who help neighbors.

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Truck Hits Laurel Avenue Bridge... Again

This is not the first, second or third time, but a tractor trailer struck the NJ Transit overpass on Laurel Avenue in Holmdel.

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Jet Ski Accident Requires Airlift to Hospital

The sky was blue and the water was warm -- all the perfect signs to go for a ride on a jet ski. Unfortunately, this excursion did not turn out as planned.

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Stay Out of the Manasquan Reservoir- Algae Threatens Health of Visitors

A confirmed harmful algal bloom is present at the Manasquan Reservoir with levels quantified at or above the NJ Health Advisory Guidance.

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Three Shot in Monmouth County Overnight

Three people were shot and were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

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Red Bank Crimes and Arrests in July 2019

The following is a list of arrests and police activity in the Red Bank area during July 2019.

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First Runner up is a Win/Win for Liver Transplant Recipient

Denise Ely, a Red Bank resident recently featured in an issue of The Journal NJ as a liver transplant recipient and longtime NJ Sharing Network volunteer, received first runner up in the Ms. New Jersey Senior America pageant. Full story:

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Teen Attempts to Run Over Jewish Residents with Car

On Saturday, Sept. 14, officers responded to a residence located on Louisiana Parkway in Jackson […]

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Burlington to Open in Hazlet Next Week: Other Stores Coming

It seems as if construction has been bustling at the Hazlet Town Center for years, […]

Two Spirit Halloween Stores Open on Highway 35

With Halloween just around the corner, two Spirit Halloween stores have opened shop on Highway […]

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Books for Cooks
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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
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Day Trip to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island 

Soon enough, students, teachers and families will be heading back for the first day of […]

Do It Better
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Do It Better: How to Wash Your Own Car

When’s the last time you washed your car? Clarification: That’s actually washed your own car, […]

From the Front Row
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Summer Concerts in Monmouth County

Summer, for at least some of us, is a season to feel free: free from […]

Historic Havens
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New Jersey’s Historic Schools

It’s back-to-school time, so let’s have a class in some of New Jersey’s historic schools. […]

Innovation in Education
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Meaningful, Project-Based Learning Arises From Passion, Time and Mentorship

From the moment we are born, our journey of learning begins! As babies interact with […]

Let's Dish

Lets’ Talk About Lunches

It’s time to think outside the (lunch) box this year when sending your little ones […]

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 […]

Saving with Cindy
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Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping

It’s still August, I know, but let’s talk back-to-school shopping. Whether you love it or […]

Special Events
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Special Events for March/April 2019

Saturday, March 16 Cookstove Demonstration 11 am, Longstreet Farm Roberts Rd., Holmdel The staff at […]

Straight From the Table
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Europa South

This month we traveled to Point Pleasant Beach, skipping the crowded waterfront spots to visit […]

Teen Scene
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Colts Neck’s Next Upcoming Rockstar

Each month our young authors write, in their own voice, stories that will educate and […]

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 […]