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This Week's Top Stories

Porcupine, Anyone? Trish Bulinsky's Alaska Adventure
MIDDLETOWN - Planning a trip to visit a friend who'd recently moved to Alaska, Middletown resident Trish Bulinsky, 37, was searching the Internet for things to do in Anchorage when an application to participate in a reality television show caught her interest.
Advocates Seek To Dispel Myths About Affordable Housing
FREEHOLD - There is certainly a need for it, as well as a court-mandated obligation to provide it, and yet discussions about affordable housing are often confused by controversy.
Kamin Fund Provides Technology To Train Journalists of the Future
NEW BRUNSWICK - Students taking classes in the Department of Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers University's School of Communication, Information and Library Studies will train to be journalists of the future with the help of $23,000 donated by one of the school's alumni and longtime supporters.
Witnessing History: Brookdale Dedicates The Al Meserlin Gallery
MEMBERS OF THE Brookdale Community College community joined a number of World War II veterans in the hallway outside the Bankier Library last Thursday, May 7, to celebrate the opening of the Al Meserlin World War II Photo Gallery.
Public, Private Schools See Impact From Economy
DIFFICULT ECONOMIC TIMES require families to make difficult choices, and those decisions may impact the children as families seek ways to cut costs.
FH Man Charged With Defrauding Investors
NEWARK - Maxwell Smith of Fair Haven has been charged in federal court with allegedly defrauding at least three individuals of over $7 million between 2003 and 2008.
A Bargain At The Beach
SEA BRIGHT - Earlier this year the Borough of Sea Bright offered season beach passes at half price for a limited time.
Incumbents Win Re-Election In Monmouth Beach
MONMOUTH BEACH - The three incumbents won re-election to the Monmouth Beach Commission in the municipal election Tuesday, May 12, turning back a strong challenge from a slate of three opponents.
FH Fields Grant Application To Ease Access For Disabled
FAIR HAVEN - The Borough of Fair Haven has begun the process of applying for a Monmouth County Community Development Block Grant for the purpose of further improving Fair Haven Fields with a focus on making the facility more accessible and compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
RB Police Charge Two With Mechanic Street Break-In
RED BANK - Two borough men were apprehended last Thursday and charged for allegedly breaking in and burglarizing a Mechanic Street residence, according to police.
Disbarred Red Bank Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Misappropriation Of Funds
RED BANK - Members of the RiverCenter Special Improvement District have established a committee to look at ways of improving the parking situation in town.
Residents Raise Funds To Establish Library In Highlands
HIGHLANDS - In January 2009 the Highlands Library Committee was officially formed and on Sunday April 26, it held its first fundraising event which drew a crowd of over 100 people and raised approximately $5,000 that will go toward establishing a library in the downtown area of the borough.
Prepare For FEMA Flood Hazard Map Changes
MIDDLETOWN - Despite a formal appeal by Middletown, the Federal Emergency Management Agency's modified flood hazard map will become effective on September 25, 2009.