LITTLE SILVER - The idea for Hanan Shauriki's gourmet coffee bar at the Little Silver Railroad station sprung from his frustration at not being able to find a cup of coffee nearby when he took his four-year-old daughter to her ballet class at the Dance Plus studio across the railroad tracks from the Little Silver station.
FREEHOLD - A former broker for Merrill Lynch's Red Bank office pleaded guilty this week to defrauding more than 30 of his clients from that office as well as from a former brokerage house, while serving as their financial advisor.
SEA BRIGHT - As a result of the recent settlement between the Borough of Sea Bright, several Sea Bright Beach Clubs, and the State of New Jersey regarding public beach access, the Borough is moving forward with a number of improvements that had been stalled because of
RED BANK - On Monday, Feb. 8, the borough council introduced an ordinance that, if approved, would double fees for on-street parking meters in the downtown business district and increase annual parking permits for metered municipal lots by 25 percent.
LINCROFT - The Center for World War II Studies and Conflict Resolution at Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, will be sponsoring a 65th Anniversary of Commemoration of the Last Battles in the Pacific - 1945.
FAIR HAVEN - Regan Hofmann, editor-in-chief of POZ magazine, the leading HIV/AIDS magazine in the United States, and author of I Have Something to Tell You: A Memoir, will be appearing at River Road Books in Fair Haven on February 25 at 7:30 p.m.