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Let’s Talk About April Fool’s Day

April Fools’ Day is a custom that is almost as old as mankind.  Why do we keep it? It is nobody’s birthday; it has no meaning at all. And yet, for centuries it has been observed in nearly every country in the world at just about the same date. It... Read More

Tuckerton Seaport

As the promise of springtime approaches, plans are in the making for days spent once again enjoying the Garden State’s diverse waterfront towns. Among them is the small historic borough of Tuckerton, which is surrounded by Little Egg Harbor Township,... Read More

St. Stephens Green Publick House

This month, we went green. No, not organic vegetarian dishes grown with solar power and filtered rain water. We went Irish green and took off for St. Stephens Green Publick House in Spring Lake. The restaurant is located in the former Eggiman’s Tavern,... Read More

The Irish Immigrants and Allaire Iron Works

As we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, we remember the industrious Irish immigrants who have played such a critical role in the development of the region. Many of those original families still reside in our communities. So this month, we will take a look... Read More

The New York Times Bread and Soup Cookbook

The New York Times Bread and Soup Cookbook is a soup and bread collection to inspire all cooks, both expert and novice. It sits among the lovely, extensive collection donated by Catherine Henning to the Colts Neck Library. The author, Yvonne Young Tarr,... Read More

Let’s Talk About Celery

What’s crunchy and fibrous, prepared chopped, minced, or diced, can be eaten cooked or raw, and is green all over? If you guessed “Apium graveolens” or you thought of “celinum,” you’d be absolutely correct and well-versed in the botanical... Read More

Special Events for March and April 2017

March 1 through March 25 The Art Society of Monmouth County (ASMC) “Oldies but Goodies” Art Show – at the Middletown Township Public Library, 55 New Monmouth Road in Middletown. The event will include work done by art society members within... Read More

Green Meadows Restaurant

Green Meadows Restaurant in Colts Neck is a quiet little place that has been around for 62 years and has clearly built its longevity on not chasing trends. If you’re looking to make a “see and be seen” scene and rub elbows with the skinny jeans... Read More

T. Thomas Fortune House

As we celebrate Black History Month and the rich legacy of the area’s African-American residents, we focus on a recent success for historic site preservation. This past July, thanks to the efforts of a dedicated group of citizens, the T. Thomas Fortune... Read More

The Colors of a New Generation

Welcome to Teen Scene, written by the great students of our area. Each month, our young authors write, in their own voice, stories that will educate and inform fellow students and parents on a variety of subjects. We are looking for articles on special... Read More