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Abe Littenberg Wins Middletown’s Distinguished Citizen of the Year Award

The Middletown Township Committee presented the prestigious 2020 Distinguished Citizen of the Year honor to Abe Littenberg for being a philanthropic community leader and ardent supporter of Middletown businesses.

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Holmdel High School Pioneers Girls’ Flag Football Movement

The Hornets made history this spring as part of a pilot program that is introducing girls’ flag football to the Shore Conference.

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How to Help Pets Adjust to Your Return to Work

As our world slowly begins to return to a state of normalcy, many people are returning to the workplace. What this means for our pets is a change in their routine which can sometimes be unsettling.

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Middletown Plans to Open Park and Parking Area Next to River Plaza Elementary School

Middletown Township is working on a plan to open a new park with a parking area at the corner of Navesink River Road and Hubbard Avenue, right next to River Plaza Elementary School.

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Local Places to Explore the Outdoors This Spring and Summer

After months of isolation due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19, many people are itching for a safe, fun way to get some fresh air that doesn’t involve taking a short walk around the block. Why not take a quick drive to one of New Jersey’s many scenic parks?

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News Updates & Articles

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Little League Makes a Comeback in the 2021 Season

Little League baseball and softball at the Jersey Shore has rebounded since the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Toms River Man Pleads Guilty to Robbing a Bank in 2019

Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on July 21, Patrick Callahan, 47, of […]

Toms River Woman Arrested After Abandoning Three Dogs

Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on July 23, Allissa DeStefano, 30, of […]

Seasonal Guides

Health and Fitness Guide
wedding guide
Summer Camp Guide 2020
Home Improvement Guide
Auto Guide
Arts Guide 2021
Back-to-School Guide
Pet Guide
Tech Guide
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Monthly Columns

Books for Cooks

The One-Dish Cookbook

For the budget conscious and for the home chef interested in quick and easy options, […]

Day Trip

Don’t Miss Out on These Wine Festival Day Trips this Spring

Want to enjoy a great festival while getting in the mood for America’s favorite pastime? […]

Do It Better

How Parents Can Help Their Child’s Teachers

Parenting takes place largely in the home, but many teachers also welcome and encourage parental […]

From the Front Row

Holmdel Theatre Company Back in the Spotlight, Winning Awards

Just as any great performance deserves an encore, articles about outstanding performance venues deserve encores, […]

Historic Havens

Historic Havens Middletown Township Public Library

On June 2, residents, dignitaries, and book lovers came together to celebrate the 100th anniversary […]

Innovation in Education

Let’s Pursue New and Broad Possibilities with our Children While Educating

Columnist Andreas Schleicher, in, frets, “It’s so much easier to educate students for our […]

Let's Dish


Summer barbecues give family and friends a chance to reconnect with each other, nature, and […]

My Visit to

My Visit to Pride in the Park

As summer rolls in, humidity and bright sunlight enter into our days. Weekends, when the […]

Ready, Set, Parent

Five Must-Have Items for Your Yard This Summer to Entertain Kids

In early May, many of us with young children prepared for a summer with the […]

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

Dining With Draz: A Salute

It was a spectacular weather day, so we decided to take the back roads to […]

Teen Scene

Teen Scene

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

What's Cooking
joyce suss nj cake baking

‘Baking’ a Summer Cake – in the Fridge

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