FREEHOLD - A lawyer representing Monmouth County filed papers last Tuesday, Sept. 9 seeking to stop the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from adopting new flood-zone maps that will require many Bayshore-area homeowners to buy flood insurance.
MIDDLETOWN - The Monmouth Conservation Foundation (MCF) recently added a significant portion of land to its Navesink Highlands Greenway Project by purchasing the development rights to Holly Crest Farm, a 37-acre horse farm, on Locust Point Road in Middletown owned by Vincent Annarella.
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - "They're not feeding seagulls, they're breaking the law!" That's the word of Harbor Commissioner Helen Marchetti, chairman of the commission's Clean Marina committee and a lifelong resident of this community known for the pristine beauty of its million-dollar harbor.
The presence of superstar three-year-old Big Brown in the $1 million Haskell Invitational on Aug. 3 at Monmouth - combined with perfect weather and a cap giveaway - brought out a season-best crowd of 45,132 to the Oceanport racing palace.