THE PHONE RANG at 8:15 a.m. on February 25, and I found out that George Moss had died at 4 a.m. George H. Moss Jr., the historian for Rumson and Monmouth County, had passed into history, and I smiled because to George, history always lived and breathed, sometimes more than present day life.
They stood in line outside the Brookdale Community College gymnasium on a freezing February evening, waiting for the doors to open so they could claim a seat on the folding chairs that lined the gym floor or on
the wooden bleachers that
encircled the room where
Dr. Maya Angelou was about to speak.
THE NEW JERSEY Association of Realtors (NJAR) in conjunction with the National Association of Realtors (NAR) has come out in opposition to a provision in President Barack Obama's budget proposal that would limit the amount that high income taxpayers, those families earning $250,000 and above, and singles making $200,000 and above, could deduct from their taxes.
SANDY HOOK - Last Friday, members of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) successfully freed an approximately 35-foot Humpback Whale that had become entangled in a large amount of fishing gear off the coast of Sandy Hook.
RED BANK - The borough council last week opted to bring in another attorney to handle negotiations between the borough and the Community YMCA over the fate of the former Kidsbridge building on Monmouth Street.
SEA BRIGHT - After receiving a letter from Superior Court Judge Lawrence M. Lawson in October 2008 informing the Borough that it needed to resolve its municipal court operations or be subject to a seizure of all court revenues, which were in excess of $200,000 for 2008.