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This Week's Top Stories

Monmouth County Parks Celebrate 50 Years
LINCROFT - The Monmouth County Park System celebrated its 50th Anniversary last Sunday at the Thompson Park Visitor Center in Lincroft.
Kayakers Are Drawn To The Navesink's Calm Waters
RED BANK - The weather is nice and the sun is warm, and for a growing number of people the draw of the calm waters of the Navesink River is too much to resist as they launch their brightly colored crafts that will take them away - even if it is only for an hour or two.
In Search Of Bach
An evening of music and thoughtful discussion
RED BANK - Two years ago, Fair Haven resident Bob Lucky introduced the area to pianist Mike Hawley in a show called "Bits and Pieces." This summer, musician and host return to the Two River Theater stage for one night only, July 10, this time "In Search of Bach."
Five Students Named Winners In KaBoom Essay Contest
"I know we might not have all the things we want but we have all that we need... the fact that we're all together is what matters most... we still have our sparkle and shine," wrote Rocco Urgo, a seventh grade student at Mother Teresa Regional School, Atlantic Highlands.
No Recount In CD6 Primary
Diane Gooch concedes close race to Anna Little
Highlands Mayor Anna Little will be the Republican candidate for the 6th Congressional District.
Middletown Police Mourn Death Of Canine Officer
MIDDLETOWN - The Middletown Township Police Department lost an invaluable member of its force earlier this month with passing of Police Canine Officer Shadow.
Riverfest To Return To Marine Park In 2011
RED BANK - The annual event that has been held in Marine Park on the first weekend of June for nearly two decades will be returning to its roots and original name.
Hands Across Sand To Protest Oil Drilling
ASBURY PARK - State environmental groups are continuing to push forward in their opposition to offshore oil drilling, especially in the aftermath of the British Petroleum oilrig disaster that has now been spewing crude in the Gulf of Mexico for nearly two months, and are now organizing an event to highlight that opposition.
Oysterfest Coming To RB In September
RED BANK - Plans are in the in the works for another borough event now scheduled for the early fall. Red Bank RiverCenter, the business alliance for the borough's special improvement district, is working with a local business owner and former mayor Edward J. McKenna and the Guinness Stout brewery on plans to cordon off the White St. municipal parking lot for a daylong event, tentatively called Oysterfest.
Baykeeper "Devastated' By Shellfish Ban
Trenton - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin banned research related gardening of commercial shellfish species in bodies of water classified as contaminated.