Like the main character in the popular HBO series, The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, Bari Kroll of Maltzman & Kroll Investigations, is fulfilling a lifetime dream - and bucking daunting odds - by working as a female private investigator.
Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc., one of the largest homebuilders in the country, and headquartered in Red Bank, agreed last week to pay $1 million to settle charges of violations of federal environmental regulations, federal authorities announced last week.
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - The U.S. Small Business Administration, the primary source of Federal funds for long-term recovery assistance, has opened a Disaster Recovery Center at the Henry Hudson Trail Activity Center at 945 Route 36 in Atlantic Highlands to assist businesses, homeowners, renters, and non-profit organizations affected by the severe storms and flooding to recover physical and economic losses through low-interest loans.
RED BANK - The fundraising hill for Kaboom! Fireworks on the Navesink got a little bit steeper this week, as borough officials announced they would not be able to make a contribution toward the annual July 3 fireworks display this year.
MIDDLETOWN - In the wake of the defeat of the Middletown Board of Education's budget, Mayor Scharfenberger and the Middletown Township Committee have sent a letter to the Middletown Township Education Association requesting that the teacher's union accept a one-year pay freeze.