Friday, October 31, 2008

Business, Money, and the Waterfront

Togglia and Ambrose, Republican candidates for Keyport Council, are waiting for the economical situation to improve before taxing Keyport's residents for the Waterfront Project. To read more, click on the headline above.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Former Courier staffer published by So New Media

Courier Former Associate Editor Jacklyn Corley has written a book called The Suburban Swindle. The book was published by So New Media and is available on Amazon.

Click on the headline if you want to go to Jacklyn Corley's blog for more information.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

John Ciufo plans Monmouth County in face of economic downturn

With the pending closure of Fort Monmouth, and many job losses, new addition to the Monmmouth County Board of Freeholders, John Ciufo, will work to develop public and private partnership, so businesses may relocate to Monmouth County and bring additional jobs in the area.

For more information, click on headline to read more

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Matawan Aberdeen Mentor our students by making a program

Matawan Aberdeen started a program called MOST, which means Mentoring our students together. The program is two days a week throughout the school year. Pastor Doug Crawley and Matawan Aberdeen Regional School District Teacher, Wayne Spells are the ones who made this program happen. Click on the headline to go to the story at The Courier Online.

Roselli's in West End is a special food experience

In West End, Long Branch, Roselli's presents patrons with a wonderful dining experience that is worth making plans for. The owner is Joe Roselli and the creative chef is Travis Murphy. Click on the headline to go to the story at The Courier Online.

Friday, October 24, 2008

"Bus for Change" for young voters

"Bus for Change" rolled into Brookdale Community College to encourage young eligible voters to vote, and registered a number of students to vote.

to read more, click on link above.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Number of dolphins in pod in Navesink River is decimating

A recent undetermined death, death number 2, from within the pod of 15 dolphins in Navesink River prompts NOAA’s National Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Network to consider relocating the dolphins.

To read more, click on the headline above.

Friday, October 17, 2008

NJ Toll Hike

Gov. Corzine has proposed a total $9.7 billion increase for NJ Turnpike and Garden State Parkway, to fund projects and fix roads.

For more information, click on the headline above

New eatery on First Avenue

There is a new restaurant in the Atlantic Highlands called Mariusz, 1st Ave.

click on the headline to be directed to the page.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Jim Purcell guest column for SableMinded

Jim Purcell wrote a guest column for the blog "SableMinded."

Click on the headline to check it out.

Friendship Park Day Sunday

Friendship Park Day will be held on Sunday, Oct. 19, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Friendship Park on Main Street in Keansburg. In case of inclement weather, it will be held indoors at Bolger School. Events and activities include pumpkin painting, spooky stories, magic by Mike, Halloween dancers, games and prizes, and a showing of the movie, "Monster's Inc." There will also be three costume contests. The first costume contest will be at 2:30 for infants to three year olds. The second will be at 2:40 for childrens ages four to seven, and the third will be at 2:50 for children ages eight to ten.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Courier back online

Courier Online is back and hosting some really great articles from our last issue. Check it out at Don't forget to come back on Friday for the most updated news about the Bayshore.

Monday, October 13, 2008

Courier Online down for now

The Courier Online is currently experiencing some difficulties. It is slated to be back online within 48 hours. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

For now, be sure to check here, Melissa Gaffney's Sable Minded and Alyssa Passeggio's Read All About It for updates on area news.

Friday, October 10, 2008

Elks dance to raise bucks

The Middletown Elks hosted a dance night to raise money for IMPACT, a Middletown-based group, that helps kids with autism. The event was held September 27. To see the story, click on the headline and go to The Courier Online.

Thursday, October 09, 2008

AH Music night

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - The Atlantic Highlands Arts Council and the Atlantic Highlands Chamber of Commerce are hosting “Music on First” in downtown Atlantic Highlands on Saturday evenings from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in October.

Popular musicians will perform on Edwards Way, across from Cinema 5. Mary McCrink will perform on Saturday, Oct. 11.

For more information, contact Laura Dubois at 732-687-3571 or Kathleen Ligon at 732-337-7549.

Rummage Sale

MIDDLETOWN - Christ Episcopal Church is holding a White Elephant/rummage sale on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The event will be held indoors. Lunch will be available. Christ Episcopal Church is located at 90 Kings Highway.

For more information, contact Janet and Paul at

This week's edition

Nutcracker Auditions 2008

RED BANK—The Performing Arts Ensemble will be holding auditions in the Galleria, Red Bank, NJ, at 2 p.m. on Oct. 12 and 19, and 5 p.m. on Oct. 9 and 16. You need to only attend one audition.

Dancers of all kinds are needed, including boys and girls, ages 4-12, teens and pointe gymnasts, and male actors. Costumes are provided and no prior dance experience is necessary.

For more information or to schedule an audition, contact Evelyn Gardell at 732-614-5426.

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Free flu clinic

The Monmouth County Health Department is holding a free flue clinic on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Cullen Center on Union Avenue, Hazlet.
It is open to women and children.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Diploma mill debate hits Matawan-Aberdeen BOE

The debate between online and traditional higher education has been a debate that has only mutated since the recent revelations of a diploma-mill issue in the Freehold Regional High School District.

Well, some teachers were given raises at a recent Matawan-Aberdeen Board of Education meeting that some parents questioned.

Thursday's Courier will carry on the topic, including commentary from experts in the field, since school officials did not comment.

Friday, October 03, 2008

'Almost' doesn't count

The crane that fell toward Rt. 36 bridge was an "almost accident," according to DOL(Dept. of Labor) spokesperson, Kevin Smith, because there were no injuries. The issue of whether the Division of Public Safety and Occupational Safety and Health law, which requires an injury to be reported, should include reporting public endangerment, is up in the air.

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