TAKING A PAGE out of a Frank Capra movie, The Blue Bay Inn and the Copper Canyon restaurant in Atlantic Highlands will do their parts to help families who have been struggling in the last few years' tough financial times.
FREEHOLD - Investigators and officers from a number of departments in Monmouth and Middlesex counties, working with the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, this week arrested a Matawan man authorities allege was a significant distributor of heroin in the Bayshore area of Monmouth County, along with 20 others described as his associates in a distribution network in and around the Bayshore.
AS THE HOLIDAY season quickly approaches and the number of unemployed continues to rise, more and more people are visiting their neighborhood food pantries seeking assistance according to The Food Bank of Monmouth
and Ocean Counties' Media Coordinator Ellen Koment.
A FAIR HAVEN MAN who was a financial advisor and broker for more than 20 years, pleaded guilty this week to a running an elaborate Ponzi scheme that bilked New Jersey investors out of more than $9 million, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Trenton.
MONMOUTH COUNTY SHERIFF Kim Guadagno, elected yesterday as New Jersey's first lieutenant governor, has announced that she intends to fulfill her obligations as sheriff until she takes the oath of office as lieutenant governor in January.
RED BANK - While the administration in Trenton won't change until January, the borough superintendent of schools has already sent
a letter to Governor-Elect Chris Christie encouraging him to visit the district and urging him not to curtail funding for early childhood education programs.
NEWARK - Gerard P. McAleer, the Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) New Jersey Division and Angelo M. Valente, the executive director of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ), announced today that over 9,000 pounds of medicine, with a street value of over $35 million, was collected during Operation Medicine Cabinet New Jersey, the first in the nation statewide day of disposal of unused, unwanted, and expired medicine.
THE LUNCH BREAK Center (Red Bank), Branches Catering (West Long Branch), The Parker Health Center (Red Bank) and Pilgrim Baptist Church (Red Bank) are sponsoring a Community Thanksgiving Dinner Feast on Thursday, November 26.