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Fire closes Garden State Parkway in Brick Township

BRICK TOWNSHIP — New Jersey State Police have closed Garden State Parkway to traffic in both directions due to large brush fire near mile post 91 on Wednesday evening. Police were advising motorists to use...

School superintendent attacks call for Wall resignations

WALL TOWNSHIP —  School Superintendent Tracy Handerhan Tuesday night rebuked a state legislator’s call for her resignation, as well as those of school board members, following a published report that the district offered to...

Success of intercoastal tug recounted at council meeting

POINT BEACH — The council met to celebrate the success of last year’s intercoastal tug and to appoint officers to the position of captain and chief of the Point Beach Police Department.

Former Belmar mayor leaving Casino Reinvestment Development Authority post

BELMAR — Matthew J. Doherty, former mayor of Belmar and the Executive Director of Casino Reinvestment Development Authority has announced his departure from his position and the authority effective Jan. 28.   Mr. Doherty was...

Athena Komitas of Belmar to perform at Carnegie Hall

BELMAR — Athena Komitas, 17, of Belmar, began playing piano at age six, now she is set to play Carnegie Hall in New York City in March, just three months before she graduates from Red...

Frances Loretta Dougherty

Frances Loretta Dougherty (née McCarthy), a long-time resident of Sea Girt, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family in her home on January 15, 2022, at the age of 98. Fran’s upbeat personality and quick...

James Michael Curley

James Michael “Mike” Curley, 86, of Brandywine Living, Wall, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 16, 2022, at the Jersey Shore University Medical center in Neptune. Mike was born in Waltham, Massachussets, graduated Framingham High...

Crest Pointe Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center completes therapy gym

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — The Crest-Pointe Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center has announced completion of a new 3,000-square-foot therapy gym, as part of a multi-million-dollar renovation of its facilities at 1515 Hulse Road in the...

Townhouses envisioned for site in Brielle

BRIELLE — A developer is seeking a use variance from the borough planning board in order to put a residential development on a commercial site at 628 Higgins Ave., along the “gateway” to Brielle. Structures...

Manasquan school district plans ‘test to stay’ COVID initiative

MANASQUAN — Plans are underway to offer on-campus rapid COVID-19 testing to students Manasquan schools to cut back on quarantining and allow those who have had close contact to be in class. The board of...
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