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In partnership with Pegasus Theater, The Premier Theatre Company will present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” at the Henderson Theater in Lincroft from June 15 to 24. Performances will be begin on June 15, 16, 22, 23 at 8 p.m. and on June 17 and 24 at 2 p.m. The Henderson Theater is located at 850 Newman […]

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The Arc of Monmouth will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. on June 28 at its Tinton Falls location at 1158 Wayside Road. To RSVP, visit http://arcofmonmouth.org.

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The Monmouth County 4-H Livestock Clubs and the Monmouth County Park System will sponsor the Monmouth County 4-H Spring Livestock Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 16 at Thompson Park in Lincroft. The park is located at 805 Newman Springs Road. For more information, call 732-431-7260.

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The Matawan-Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its 50th Anniversary Gala and Benefit For Your Right To Life celebration from 5:30-10 p.m. on June 14 at MJ’s Buttonwood Manor on Route NJ-34. Tickets are $100 per couple. For tickets, visit https://macocnj.com.

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Residents of Eatontown are continuing to take issue with the anticipated increase in area traffic that would follow the redevelopment of the Monmouth Mall. A fourth hearing regarding the mall’s proposed redevelopment was held on June 4 before the Planning Board at the municipal building in Eatontown. No decision on an application that has been […]

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The Matawan Borough Council has named Lt. Thomas Falco Jr. the new chief of police. Accompanied by Mayor Joseph Altomonte, Councilwoman Josi Salvatore administered the oath of office to Falco on June 6 during a council meeting at the community center. More than 70 residents attended the ceremony, along with members from the Matawan Police […]

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John P. Curley, who is in his ninth year as a member of the Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, has launched an independent campaign to retain his seat on the county’s governing body. There are two seats available on the board this year: a three-year term that will run from Jan. 1, 2019, through Dec. […]

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Two high school juniors engineered a prototype that encourages proper posture. Rishi Salwi, 17, and Steven Vorona, 16, each captured first place at the  AngelHack Hackathon, an engineering competition that was held this past month at an Amazon pop-up loft in Manhattan. Salwi and Vorona, who are neighbors, classmates and best friends, idealized and invented […]

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Phoenix Productions will present “In the Heights,” sponsored by D’Agostino and Associates, June 22-24 at the Count Basie Theatre, 99 Monmouth St., Red Bank. The Latin-infused musical with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda tells the story The cast is led by Roggi Chuquimarca as the quick-witted dreamer Usnavi, Milena Makse of North Brunswick as […]

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MATAWAN–With a history dating to the 1600s, Mike Chartier, the owner of the historic Philip Freneau house, gave a presentation about his notable homestead. Chartier and his family moved back to New Jersey from Arizona in 2004, he said. His wife wanted to buy an old house, Chartier said, and they purchased Freneau’s former residence. […]

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Legalized sports betting has begun in New Jersey. Gov. Phil Murphy made legalized betting official when he placed the first two sports bets at Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, today, June 14. “For the past seven years our heads and hearts were in alignment as we fought to overturn an unlawful and unfair federal law,” […]

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Brett Carroll Staff Writer The region’s top athletes showcased their talents on June 9 when the at the NJSIAA Track and Field Meet of Champions was staged at Northern Burlington Regional High School ib Columbus. Boys Drew Maher of Shore Regional High School delivered a championship performance in his final meet of his scholastic career. […]

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Brett Carroll Staff Writer Raritan High School’s baseball team finished the season with a loss but the team certainly went out in style. Raritan’s attempt to claim the Group 2 state tournament championship fell just short when it was defeated by the top-ranked team in New Jersey, Pascack Hills High School, 3-2, in the title […]

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Old Bridge High School captured the school’s first NJSIAA boys’ volleyball championship when it knocked off favored Southern Regional High School, 2-1, in the state title match that was played on June 7 at South Brunswick High School. Old Bridge, which is ranked third in the state poll, won the first set, 25-22, but Southern […]

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Brett Carroll Staff Writer Raritan High School’s baseball team has “grinded it out” during this spring’s state tournament. Case in point came on June 1 when Raritan trimmed Metuchen High School, 1-0, to win the Central Jersey, Group 2 state sectional tournament title in Metuchen. With the game tied at 0-0 in the top of […]

Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel William Traubel, a Hopewell resident, West Point ‘66, and Princeton University '72, has taken on a retirement avocation of communicating about the dead and…

I found out on my birthday — May 20 — that I count, because I was counted. Unbeknownst to me, I stepped on a counter on the sidewalk along Wiggins Street, and I became a data point in a Prince…

It may start with a prescription to manage pain after a sports injury or a car accident, or even after the time-honored, teenage rite of passage of having wisdom teeth pulled.

I went into Labyrinth Books on Princeton's Nassau Street April 17 to snatch a snippet of history by purchasing the James Comey book "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership."

Gov. Phil Murphy in early April announced he wants $100 million in new spending to address New Jersey's opioid crisis. None of the money, however, would be spent on public service announcement…

Treatment for varicose veins has advanced so dramatically over the years that today most patients can have a simple procedure during their lunch hour and be back at work without missing a beat.

Sylvia Rapoport, vice president and marketing manager for Amboy Bank, was recently awarded the Certified Financial Marketing Professional (CFMP) certification from the American Bankers Association. The CFMP certification is awarded to individuals who demonstrate excellence in the field of financial services marketing. To qualify for the CFMP certification, individuals must have certain levels of experience […]

Rishita Patel has joined Immediate Care Medical Walk-In, in Wick Plaza, 561 Route 1, Edison. Patel is a family nurse practitioner with a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Quinnipiac University. She previously worked as an advanced practice registered nurse at Bristol Hospital Multi-Specialty Group Med-Help Urgent Care in Bristol, Connecticut, as well as a […]

LyondellBasell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies, announced its Edison plant received the 2017 Elite Silver Safety Award from the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) for exemplary safety performance in 2017. The Elite Silver Safety Award is presented to petrochemical plants that exhibited excellent safety performance and program innovation. The […]

NORTH BRUNSWICK – Gloria Zastko, Realtors honored 35 seniors from North Brunswick Township High School (NBTHS) during its third annual Citizenship Recognition Breakfast. The Citizenship Award was established by the NBTHS community to recognize students who inspire school spirit, promote respect, foster school and community volunteerism, and represent students who follow the school guidelines and […]

CentraState was recently awarded the Monmouth County Workforce Development Board’s (WDB) 2018 Business Partnership Award. The awards were established in 1992 to recognize leaders from business, community service, education, government and organized labor who have contributed to Monmouth County’s social and economic successes. The Business Partnership Award was accepted on CentraState’s behalf by Ken Reilly, […]

Katherine J. Liseno, president/CEO of Metuchen Savings Bank, was honored for 55 years of service to the banking industry during the New Jersey Bankers Annual Conference in Marco Island, Florida, on May 18. Liseno has been president and CEO since 1979, beginning her career with the bank in 1962. She has served since 2014 on […]

Andrew Zastko, broker-owner of Gloria Zastko, Realtors, and several of his sales-associates sponsored a Thursday Twilight Open House Extravaganza on May 24, with eight homes throughout the area open for viewing. Gloria Zastko, REALTORS®, founded in 1991, is a full service real estate office serving Central Jersey real estate, ranking No. 1 in sales each year […]

State Sen. Vin Gopal (D-Monmouth) hosted the second in his series of Small Business Roundtable Discussions on May 30 at Borough Hall in Freehold Borough. “Connecting with our small business community has been such an enriching and eye-opening experience,” Gopal said. “Having started my own small business, I understand what is like to navigate the […]

MB Mutual Holding Company, the holding company for MB Bancorp, Inc. and Manasquan Bank; and Metuchen, MHC, the holding company for Metuchen Bancorp, Inc. and Metuchen Savings Bank, announced the companies have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which the two parent mutual holding companies and parent holding companies will merge. Metuchen, MHC, will […]