According to Middletown Police Lt. Craig Weber, this accident in Navesink near the Stone Church was one of 24 reported in Middletown between noon and 5 p.m. yesterday, when a light snow left two river roadways "slushy and slippery."
RED BANK - In September of 2006, U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Cherrelle Peden, 21, and her mother Virginia experienced a disaster when they lost all of their possessions to a house fire at their Bronx, N.Y. home.
RED BANK - It was a classic game team wise, and a classic individual performance by Red Bank Catholic's Kristina Danella in Sunday's girls basketball game with Christ The King (Middle Village, Queens), and it was RBC that came up with a milestone achievement.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP - In the long run, both St. John Vianney and Middletown South came out of Monday's non-division game with some positives as both teams get ready for this week's Shore Conference Playoffs.
RED BANK - The Community YMCA's decision to sell the Children's Cultural Center building on Monmouth Street has borough officials reviewing their legal options in regard to the possible sale of what was once borough-owned property.
LONG BRANCH - A "courtesy" is what state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Lisa Jackson called the open meeting last week on the status of a developer's approvals to build on the former Takanassee Beach Club. A "responsibility" is how foes of the plan referred to it.
FAIR HAVEN - A retired veteran borough police officer and borough resident who went to work for the borough as an assistant tax collector and deputy clerk has pleaded guilty to using a borough computer to access child pornography, the Monmouth County Prosecutor's office said this week.
FAIR HAVEN - Traditionally, a municipal budget being introduced this early in the year is unusual. In breaking with that practice the Borough of Fair Haven went right to work this year and was able to approve the introduction of the 2008 budget on Monday, February 11 with a public hearing scheduled for March 10.
NEW JERSEY BLOOD Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center, has issued a critical need for blood as donations have dropped by over 15% and Forrestdale School in Rumson has answered the call. On Thursday, February 21 from 1:30 to 7 p.m., NJBS will hold a blood drive in the school library at 60 Forest Avenue.
MIDDLETOWN - On Thursday, Feb. 7, shortly before 5 a.m., Middletown Township Police Officer Robert McNair was dispatched to an address in the Port Monmouth section of the Township to investigate a man with a knife wound to his neck who was abducted for a short period of time.