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Six Flags Great Adventure Announces Opening Date, New Rules

In accordance with Gov. Phil Murphy’s opening guidelines for amusement parks, Six Flags Great Adventure will operate with reduced attendance levels and in preview mode beginning Friday, July 3.

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BREAKING: Murphy Lifts Stay-at-Home Order, Increases Gathering Capacities

The stay-at-home order in New Jersey has been lifted. Maximum capacities at both indoor and outdoor gatherings have also been increased.

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The Driving Force Behind the Black Lives Matter Movement: Gen Z

Following the horrific death of George Floyd as a result of police brutality, America’s youth have come together to fight for justice.

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Family Members Did Not Know How to Swim in East Brunswick Pool Tragedy

Three family members who did not know how to swim tragically drowned Monday afternoon at their newly purchased East Brunswick home.

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Drive-In Movie and Dinner Experience Coming to Holmdel

As more towns begin to offer drive-in movie experiences during the pandemic, Holmdel has also joined the nostalgic movement.

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News Updates & Articles

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Teenager Pulled from Raritan Bay Dies

At approximately 2:30 yesterday afternoon, 17-year-old John Vasquez allegedly jumped into the Raritan Bay in […]

Power Line Down, Diverting Traffic Off Route 35

Today’s storm brought strong winds and heavy rains, resulting in several downed power lines across […]

News From the Oceanic Library

The Oceanic Free Library wishes everyone a safe and happy start to the summer. The […]

Seasonal Guides

Health and Fitness Guide
Wedding Special Occasion Guide
Summer Camp Guide 2020
Home Improvement Guide
Auto Guide

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Back-to-School Guide
Pet Guide
Tech Guide
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Monthly Columns

Books for Cooks
Lemon Sorbet Sherbert

The Joy of Eating Natural Foods

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

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

Creative Ideas to Market Your Small Business

Almost every small business owner has taken a direct financial hit from this year’s pandemic, […]

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

Lighthouses of the Jersey Shore

Sailors navigate uncertain waters by looking to lighthouses to bring them safely back to solid […]

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

Let’s Dish About Delicious Sweet, Summer Peas

The petite pea, sweet as can be, adds to any summer dish. Fleshy peas are […]

My Visit to

My Visit to Sandy Hook

It was just another wonderfully warm and sunny day along the Jersey Shore, the type […]

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

Exotic Thai Food Dining – Curbside

I never thought that we would come together for the third time without being able […]

Teen Scene

Quarantine Through the Eyes of a Teenager

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 […]