Ribbon is cut for new National Guard facility

SEA GIRT — U.S. Rep. Chris Smith joined Brig. Gen. Michael L. Cunniff, The Adjutant General, New Jersey National Guard on Thursday in cutting the...

Nearly 1,000 attended Bishop’s outdoor Mass in Belmar Aug. 13

BELMAR — Bishop David O'Connell's outdoor Mass in Belmar last Sunday drew nearly 1,000 people, according to an estimate provided by the Diocese of...

Matthew, a smiling fisherman who waves at passing motorists

WALL TOWNSHIP — Matthew, the smiling fisherman, regularly stationed at Osborne Pond on Allaire Road, greets all who drive by with a friendly smile...

REVIEW: ‘The Fantasticks’ at Algonquin Arts Theatre

REVIEW BY KAREN MEISTER      Whimsical, wild and wacky are the adjectives that come to mind to describe the latest production at the Algonquin...

Wawa and retail center application is rejected

BRICK TOWNSHIP — Residents emerged victorious Wednesday evening after the board of adjustment rejected plans for a Wawa and retail center on Route 88. This was...

Appellate panel upholds property appraisal decision in OPRA case

MANTOLOKING — The borough is not required to provide draft property appraisals for oceanfront properties subject to the ongoing beach replenishment project, according to an...

Hundreds come together for Blessing of the Ocean

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — Hundreds of people gathered on the beach early Tuesday morning to take part in a blessing of the waters of...

Manasquan HS graduate experiences life in Kenya

SEA GIRT — During his first night in Africa, Dylan Pacetti of Sea Girt rested uneasily, wondering what wild animal might be lurking outside his...

Coastal Habitat receives $5,000 OceanFirst grant

SPRING LAKE HEIGHTS — OceanFirst Foundation has awarded $40,000 in grants to eight Habitat for Humanity chapters throughout Central and Southern New Jersey, including...

Belmar Cares holds fundraiser on boardwalk

BELMAR — Belmar resident Claire Deicke founded Belmar Cares in 2008, a cancer support group, after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000. She...