FRANKLIN TWP. - For years, the Middletown South basketball program has had to take a back seat to the school's highly successful football program, and with good reason given the winning tradition of the football team.
Bridgewater - The Rumson-Fair Haven Bulldogs took on the Raritan Rockets in the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group II Sectional Final on Tuesday night at Bridgewater-Raritan High School and breezed to a 47-31 victory to capture the teams' ninth straight sectional title.
RED BANK - Borough officials have agree to forestall litigation and the Community YMCA has consented to not sell the disputed Monmouth Street property at this point, while the two sides seek to negotiate a settlement, borough officials acknowledged this week.
SEA BRIGHT - Get over it or get on with it, and pay the price. That is the feeling Mayor Maria Fernandes and her legal counsel have expressed regarding former Mayor JoAnn Kalaka-Adams's lingering petition in court challenging the November election results that seated Fernandes as mayor by three votes.
THE HOUSE LIGHTS come up as the thunderous applause of some 1,500 standing patrons begins to fade away. On stage, the lead actors cast a final smile to the audience and, with a quick wave to the balcony, they sprint for the wings as the curtain comes down on another great performance at Red Bank's historic Count Basie Theatre.
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - A new application to acquire funds from the county for a bigger, better skatepark will soon be sent out; and the final details involved in completing the two-decade-in-the-making Bayshore Bike Trail are now being ironed out.
RED BANK - The Planning Board on Monday unanimously approved an application by RB Monmouth LLC and RB West LLC, 139-153 Monmouth Street seeking to construct a luxury residential and retail complex at Monmouth and West streets.