SHREWSBURY - Thousands of vehicles jockey past the intersection of Sycamore Avenue and Broad Street every day, moving at a pace that permits hardly more than a glance at the Allen House, an impeccably-preserved colonial building that has served many purposes and sheltered many secrets in its 300 years at the corner of Broad St. (Hwy. 35 South.)
The New Jersey Lighthouse Challenge will take place the weekend of October 16 and 17, offering the opportunity to explore 12 New Jersey lighthouses and three affiliated museums over the course of the weekend.
FREEHOLD - A Middletown man, accused of defrauding funds intended for a condominium and retail development in Red Bank, and for an uncompleted home construction project in West Long Branch, pleaded guilty just days before he was scheduled to stand trial.
RED BANK - A partner in a former restaurant and nightspot on Broad Street who is presently facing criminal charges recently informed The Two River Times™ that he has filed civil complaints that are now pending against some of his accusers.
LITTLE SILVER - In these difficult economic times, the prospect of drafting a municipal budget while adhering to state mandated caps as a local mayor worried, particularly when prospects for help from Gov. Chris Christie's "toolkit" look dim.
NEW YORK - Earlier this summer the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection ordered the New York New Jersey Baykeeper to remove its research-related shellfish projects from state waters, citing concerns over the potential for shellfish grown in contaminated waters reaching the food chain.
RED BANK - After a start and stall this summer, the Borough Council this week introduced its proposed taxi licensing ordinance, and it appears to have passed muster with taxi owners
who had objections to the original plan.
MIDDLETOWN - After a contentious year between the Middletown Township Committee and the Township's residents primarily regarding the 2010 Budget, it's election season and there are two seats available for four candidates.