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Wind whipped flames destroyed seven buildings in Ocean Grove fire, Saturday, March 13

This Week's Top Stories

Healing In Haiti
No flu outbreak or emergency preparedness drill could have prepared the medical workers from our area who volunteered their time, safety and hearts to help the victims of the January 12 earthquake in Haiti.
AH Restaurant Offers Authentic Taste Of Thailand
Take an intimate corner location on First Avenue in a charming community, put in a happy, large family of Thai-Americans, fold in enthusiasm, energy, and a love for what they do, top it off with owner Kunya (the Thai word for lady) Suagplung and the result is the newest restaurant to make Atlantic Highlands home.
You Can Call Him 'Al'
PRINCETON - From now on, just call him Joe "Einstein" Lepis.
Pests Pay Off For Red Bank Middle School
RED BANK - Bugs and other pests may evoke a resounding "yuck" for many a middle school student.
Flooding, Power Outages Followed Storm - Two Rivers still cleaning up from weekend of wind and rain
Last weekend's storm, with its high winds and heavy rain, may not have been one for the books, but it definitely left a lot of damage in its wake.
Rejected Ordinance Would Have Paved Way For 'Y' Project - RB council votes against zoning change for Maple Avenue
RED BANK - At a regular meeting Monday night, the borough planning board overwhelmingly rejected a borough council ordinance that would have changed a zoning ordinance to permit a proposed addition to the YMCA.
Storm Devastating To Sea Bright Beaches
SEA BRIGHT - The major storm that soaked the region last weekend devastated what was left of Sea Bright's beaches that already had been significantly affected by the heavy snows this winter.
It's Wedding Walk Weekend In RB
FAIR HAVEN - After receiving approximately $886,000 in stimulus funding for the continuation of the Borough's streetscape improvement project, Fair Haven is ready to begin Phase II of the streetscape plan that will encompass the area starting at Borough Hall and moving West to Smith Street.
Police Charge Lincroft Man With Burglary, Theft
MIDDLETOWN - On March 11, township police detectives arrested a Lincroft man in connection with two burglaries.
After A Year's Search, Middletown Appoints CFO
MIDDLETOWN - ON Monday night, nearly a year after Middletown's former CFO Richard Wright took a leave of absence citing health concerns, the Township Committee formally appointed Nick Trasente as Middletown Township's new Chief Financial Officer on Monday night.
Basie To Host An Inside Look At Kaboom
RED BANK - If July 3 seems too far away and too long to wait to see one of the largest fireworks displays in the country, KaBoom has it covered.
AH Harbor Hit Hard By Storm
Borough administrator Adam Hubeny, the Office of Emergency Management officer for the borough, has declared the Municipal Yacht Harbor and the Bayshore Trail a Local Disaster Emergency, setting certain procedures in place and hopefully gaining up to an estimated $600,000 in disaster aid in the wake of severe damage at the municipal yacht harbor in Saturday's storm.
RB Police Arrest Man For Vandalism At Shaving Parlor
RED BANK - Police last week arrested a borough man for allegedly trashing a West Front Street business, causing thousands of dollars of damage.