COLTS NECK - The first-ever Golf Classic sponsored by Kessler Rehabilitation Center will feature "Operation Armed Foursome" a sponsored day of golf, planned for the prestigious Shadow Isle Golf Club on Monday, Sept. 22.
MIDDLETOWN - The Middletown Twp. Police Department has arrested a Belford man, Jason Burkowski, age 24, from Park Avenue in the Belford section of the township and charged him with car jacking, impersonating a police officer, simple assault, driving while intoxicated, and other motor vehicle violations after an early morning incident on Route 35 in Middletown.
HIGHLANDS - The American Littoral Society has been granted "friend of the court" status by the Appellate Division of the Superior of New Jersey in a lawsuit challenging New Jersey's new beach-access rules.
RED BANK - Members of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Planning Authority were expected to vote on the master plan for the redevelopment of the property now occupied by the military installation on Wednesday night (after The Two River Times™ went to press.)
The days are getting shorter and nights are getting cooler. Schools are getting spruced up and ready for the arrival of the first day of school. There's even a touch of autumn in the air. But the true sign that summer's days are numbered, for residents of the two rivers, is the arrival of trucks from Majestic Midways carrying rides for the annual Fair Haven Fireman's Fair.
RED BANK - Borough police have arrested five borough residents and charged them with a series of narcotics offenses alleging they sold heroin and cocaine from a west side residence. Last Thursday police arrested Joel Mejia-Sarabia, 39, Palemon Mejia-Sarabia, 43, Teofilo Perez-Mejia, 31, Fidel Mejia-Perez, 33, and Gabriel Mejia-Fera, 21, and charged each of the five with two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of a controlled dangerous substance within 1,000 feet of a school zone, and possession of a controlled dangerous substance with the intent to distribute, according to a statement released by the police on Monday.
RED BANK - It will be a little more crowded in the borough public schools when classes begin next week. Superintendent of Schools Laura Morana said recently the student population has increased by six percent.
SEA BRIGHT - The recently formed Sea Bright Business Alliance (SBBA) will be holding a town-wide event on September 27th called "A Taste of Sea Bright." The event is open to anyone and everyone according to founding member and Alliance Secretary Joan Osgoodby.
RED BANK - The majority of the Borough Council this week voted against renewing the liquor license for Ashes Cigar Club. The council at Monday's meeting voted to 3-2, with one abstention, to not renew plenary retail consumption license for 2008-09 for Ashes Cigar Club bar and restaurant, 29-33 Broad Street.
RED BANK - County law enforcement officials said this week that the Tinton Falls man arrested for the robbery of a borough bank robbery two weeks ago was responsible for four other area bank robberies occurring since this spring.
RED BANK - Plastic bags can still be in use in the
borough - at least for now. The Borough Council at Monday's meeting voted to table the proposed ordinance that would have brought about a comprehensive ban on the commonly used polyurethane plastic shopping bags.