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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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Local Crews Respond to House Fire in Tinton Falls

On the evening of Nov. 18, multiple units were dispatched to Willshire Drive in Tinton Falls for a reported house fire.

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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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Shrewsbury Author Reveals Pain and Patience between the Pages

Father of three. Teacher of many. Author of one – so far. Meet Shrewsbury’s Stephen Galgon.

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Heartbroken Owners Lose Pets in Middletown House Fire

A Middletown house has burned to the ground as neighbors are now rallying to raise money for the heartbroken homeowners.

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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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Construction Set to Begin on Wawa Coming to Route 35

A Wawa Food Market and gas station is coming to Route 35, as evident by the land cleared and sign posted out front.

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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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News Updates & Articles

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Peanut Butter: When You Need it Most

Peanut Butter – a staple in most kitchen pantries to make the ultimate PB&J sandwich, […]

Schools on Lockdown, Armed Subject Spotted in Ocean County

An armed subject has been spotted in the Tuckerton/Parkerton Area, according to a Nixle alert […]

Freehold Power Outage Snarls Traffic by Mall

A power outage has been reported by the Freehold Police Department at 12 pm on […]

Seasonal Guides

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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

Day Trip Turns to Night Trip at Magic of Lights Display

Sometimes, a day trip turns into a night trip – especially during the short days […]

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: […]

Historic Havens
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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 DISH! Let’s Talk about Yogurt

When you think of yogurt, you might be thinking about enjoying it as a dessert […]

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

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

Teen Scene

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 […]