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Massive Drug Bust Leads to 24 Arrests, ‘Candy’ Confiscations

A yearlong investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics and Criminal Enterprise Unit resulted in charges being filed against 24 men and women.

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Road Closures in Middletown Expected Until February

The Belford section of Middletown is expected to have intermittent closures for the next few weeks, according to the Middletown Police Department.

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FURRRST and Goal! Local Senior Dog in Starting Line-Up of Dog Bowl III

Back by pawpular demand, Animal Planet’s DOG BOWL III airs Saturday, Feb. 1 at 8 pm, and Marty’s Place Senior Dog Sanctuary of Freehold is thrilled to announce one of its dogs is a starter on the final roster!

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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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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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News Updates & Articles

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Restaurant Makes Amends after Employer Calls Local Police ‘Piggies’

Howell Police Department has received an apology from managers of a Five Guys restaurant in […]

Former Affordable Housing Alliance Employee Admits Stealing $400K

A former director of administration with the Affordable Housing Alliance in Neptune has pleaded guilty […]

Saint John Vianney Ice Hockey Team off to Tough Start

Saint John Vianney’s ice hockey team goes out of its way to play the best. […]

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Monthly Columns

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

Taking it All In at the Philadelphia Musuem of Art

When winter’s chill sets in, there’s no better way to spend a day than by […]

Do It Better

How to Make – and Keep – New Year’s Resolutions

In theory, the new year seems like a good time to make a change in […]

From the Front Row

New Jersey Theatre Alliance’s Work in Bringing the Theatre to You

Who says you must travel to Broadway to see outstanding theatrical productions? Certainly not any […]

Historic Havens

Historic Places of The Garden State to Visit This New Year

As we make our resolutions and focus on health and fitness, January is the time […]

Innovation in Education

The Importance of Protecting Privacy in Today’s Digital World

I recently read Danah Boyd’s book “It’s Complicated” and was sparked to write about privacy, […]

Let's Dish

Let’s Talk About Healthy Foods in the New Year

January: the month to start anew in everything we do. In this month people make […]

My Visit to

My Visit to American Dream

When you think of the American Dream, do you think about a massive mall with […]

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

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

Koi Aisan Fusion: Two Locations to Choose from for Delicious Asian Eatery

Happy new decade, happy New Year and happy Chinese New Year! The year of the […]

Teen Scene

M.A.S.T. Student’s Resolution to Help Native Americans

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 […]