SANDY HOOK - The large crowd that gathered in the chapel at Fort Hancock last Saturday, Feb. 27 had come to honor the memory
of lifelong environmentalist Dery Bennett and to "collectively appreciate the way he touched all of our lives," said his daughter, Becca Bennett.
From a three inch pine-handled mini-hammer, circa 1750s, to a New York Yankees hammer, complete with pinstriped grip, Frank Scordo's collection of rare and old (and some new) hammers and tools covers the gamut of sizes, styles and uses.
RED BANK - As the snow starting falling early Thursday morning, Gary Watson, director of the borough's Department of Public Utilities, realized it was going to be a long stretch for him and for the other department employees.
RED BANK - Ask borough officials to comment on negotiations between the borough and the Community YMCA over a property formerly owned by the borough that currently houses the Y's Children's Cultural Center, and you're apt to get an oblique response that negotiations are "ongoing" and not much more than that.
LINCROFT- Controversy continues to swirl around a proposed plan by the Middletown Township Committee to construct a multi-purpose athletic field at the intersection of West Front Street and Everett Road in Lincroft.
Each year, the Atlantic Highlands First Aid & Safety Squad reaches out to the community to raise the necessary funds for the all-volunteer organization to provide quality, around-the-clock emergency medical and rescue operations to our friends and neighbors.
RED BANK - It's back to the drawing board for the Borough Council's proposal to eliminate longevity pay for non-union municipal employees, after elected officials got an earful from some of those employees who would feel the pinch.
HIGHLANDS - Despite a recent shakeup in the operational structure of the Highlands Business Partnership in Highlands, the 8th Annual Saint Patrick's Day Parade will be held on Saturday March 20 at 2 pm.
On Thursday, March 4 Meridian Health Systems in conjunction with Pilgrim Baptist Church & the Pilgrim Community Development Corporation, Inc. will be sponsoring a Men's Health Discussion & Health Screening.
LINCROFT - The Monmouth Center for World Religions and Ethical Thought hosted a roundtable discussion and afternoon of the arts at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County on Saturday, Feb. 14.