KEYPORT - "I never realized there were so many people that want to help these guys," said John Clancy, owner of Keyport Fishery, referring to all of the American soldiers returning home from the war with devastating injuries.
RED BANK - A highly respected voice in Monmouth County journalism was silenced last week when award-winning reporter and columnist Doris Kulman Raffalovich died at Riverview Medical Center. She was 85.
TRENTON - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection issued a notice of violation to the New York New Jersey Baykeeper last week directing the nonprofit environmental group to remove its research-related shellfish projects from contaminated state waters.
LONG BRANCH - Arnold Graves is waiting for the phone call that will change his life. He needs a heart transplant, but the costs are overwhelming. Friends and family are planning a dinner fundraiser to help with his expenses.
MIDDLETOWN - Before the Middletown Township Committee can adopt its 2010 municipal budget, it must appear before the Local Finance Board for authorization to exceed the municipal tax levy cap. That hearing is scheduled to occur on August 11.
It was a hot summer day last Saturday at the Sickles market in Little Silver as shoppers enjoyed blueberry smoothie samples, face painting, and the traditional blueberry pie-eating contest at the 11th Annual Sickles Market's Blues Festival.