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Eastside Park Easter Egg Hunt in Red Bank last Saturday, April 16.

This Week's Top Stories

Four Dead In Middletown Fire
MIDDLETOWN – A six-alarm fire tore through a home at 135 Statesir Place in Middletown early Tuesday morning and left four people dead.
Teens Train For Lifeguarding
April days are still cool with weeks before Memorial Day and the opening of beaches and outdoor pools in the two river area.
Middletown Police Arrest Suspect In Navesink River Road Burglaries
MIDDLETOWN – Middletown police arrested a 21-year-old Beachwood man on burglary charges after he was apprehended by police while hiding in a Navesink River Road residence last week.
Plastics Abound On NJ Beaches

SANDY HOOK – In advance of its first Beach Sweeps of 2011 on April 30, Clean Ocean Action released the 2010 Beach Sweeps report on Tuesday that represented record numbers of participants and record numbers of collected debris.

BCC Board To Pursue Burnham For Misappropriating Funds
"This is a classic case of a person or persons who took advantage of the situation," Brookdale Community College Interim President William Toms told the BCC Board of Trustees on Thursday, April 14.
Monmouth Beach Taxes To Rise By A Half-Cent
MONMOUTH BEACH – By unanimous vote, the Borough Commission adopted a $6.9 million municipal budget for 2011 that will require a tax increase of one-half cent per $100 of assessed valuation.
SB School Budget Calls For 2.57 Cent Tax Increase
SEA BRIGHT – The Sea Bright Borough Council adopted its 2011 budget on Tuesday night and also gave a synopsis of the proposed school budget set for a vote on Wednesday April 27.
Five Candidates Vie For Four Seats On RB School Board
RED BANK – For next Wednesday's local Board of Education elections, borough voters will have a chance to select four of the five declared candidates seeking the four available seats on the board, as well as possibly selecting one candidate who is going a different route, waging a write-in campaign.
RB School Budget Calls For Less Than A Penny Increase
RED BANK – The proposed budget for the 2011- 2011 school year calls for an increase over last year of slightly less than one cent per $100 of assessed valuation.
Rumson Man Arrested On Child Pornography Charges
RUMSON – The Monmouth Couny Prosecutors office has charged a 23-year-old Rumson man with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
Highlands To Hold Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony For New Bridge
HIGHLANDS – The Borough of Highlands will celebrate the completion of the Highlands bridge project with a ribboncutting ceremony to take place on Sunday, May 1 at 1 p.m