SEA BRIGHT - Tuesday was a long night for friends and supporters of GOP candidate Diane Gooch as they waited for final votes to be tallied in the primary battle between Gooch and Tea Party candidate Anna Little for the right challenge incumbent Democrat Frank Pallone Jr. in the race to represent the 6th Congressional District.
HIGHLANDS - At approximately midnight on Tuesday Highlands Mayor Anna Little, Republican candidate in New Jersey's 6th Congressional District, declared victory over opponent Diane Gooch in the district's Republican Primary election.
LITTLE SILVER - Point Road Elementary School children who are members of the school's Green Team and designated Lettuce Waterers reaped the rewards from the Sickles Market's Point Road School Lettuce Project which initially involved all 464 schoolchildren with a hearty salad made from lettuce at grown in the school's courtyard at a Harvest Salad Day luncheon on June 4.
HIGHLANDS - A new traffic management plan put in place by the New Jersey Department of Transportation for traffic crossing the Highlands Bridge and entering and exiting Sandy Hook appears to be significantly more efficient that what motorists experienced last
summer according to DOT spokesman Timothy Greeley.
MONMOUTH BEACH - The Shores high-rise condominium, consisting of two 12-story buildings on the oceanfront, was evacuated for three days after lightning struck one of the towers and knocked out the sprinkler system pump.
FREEHOLD - The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders has partnered with a solar power developer to install solar panels at five county locations that will allow the county to reap the environmental and economic benefits of clean energy technology.