RED BANK - While the debate rages in Washington over how best to make health care in the United States both accessible and affordable, a small organization on the borough's west side is providing a lifeline to the uninsured.
HIGHLANDS - Last weekend a group of environmental professionals known as the New York/New Jersey Endangered Rivers Canoe and Kayak Squad (NYNJERCKS) spent two days paddling the Shrewsbury and Navesink Rivers in an attempt to further their own education regarding the environment but also to call attention to the need for public access to waterways.
LINCROFT - The Monmouth County Board of Recreation Commissioners and Park System staff invite the public to attend a celebration to mark the grand re-opening of the Visitor Center with an "Open House" on Sunday, July 12 at Thompson Park, Newman Springs Road/Route 520, Lincroft.
TWO RIVER AREA mayors are expressing concern about a proposal favored by NJ Transit to construct an additional rail line linking Middlesex, Ocean and Monmouth counties to the northern rail corridor with connecting service in Red Bank.
MIDDLETOWN - The Middletown zoning board unanimously denied a use- variance application by the non-profit organization 180 Turning Lives Around, which had proposed building a residential shelter for victims of domestic abuse.
SHREWSBURY - One week after battling a blaze that destroyed Memory Lanes that Shrewsbury Fire Chief Pete Gibson called the biggest fire the borough has seen in 20 years, Shrewsbury police and firefighters responded to a fire at 44 Patterson Avenue in which they rescued two individuals trapped inside.