Work to shift to south side of bascule
RUMSON, NJ – Since 6 a.m. Tuesday morning, around the clock work to repair bearings on the north side of the Oceanic Bridge (S-31) has been under way; the work has progressed on schedule and will be shifting to the south side at 6 a.m. on Monday, June 1.
Upper Freehold Twp, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police are deeply saddened to report that a troop car accident early this morning resulted in the death of one of the two troopers who were in the vehicle. The Ford Crown Victoria was patrolling eastbound on Interstate 195 when it struck a deer and then ran off the right side of the road into some trees at at 12:48 a.m. today. No other vehicles were involved. The driver, a 24-year-old male trooper who is not being identified yet, was killed in the crash. He was taken to CentraState Hospital in Freehold where he was declared by doctors.
The second occupant, Trooper Gene Hong, 29, was taken to Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in Hamilton where he was treated for lacerations and a neck injury. He is expected to be released soon.
Robert Burlew recognized for post-Sandy work in Keyport and Union Beach
PHOTO: The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders recognize Robert Burlew for being named “Inspector of the Year” by the New Jersey Building Officials Association at their regular public meeting on May 28 in Keyport, NJ. Pictured left to right: Freeholder Thomas A. Arnone, Freeholder Lillian G. Burry, Freeholder Deputy Director Serena DiMaso, Robert Burlew, Freeholder John P. Curley and Freeholder Director Gary J. Rich, Sr.
PHOTO: Zach Gilstein, Holmdel, was recently installed as the new President of Monmouth Reform Temple in Tinton Falls. He is pictured (center) with former MRT President Jay Wiesenfeld, Lincroft, (left) and MRT Rabbi Marc Kline (right).
Tinton Falls: The Monmouth Reform Temple (MRT) in Tinton Falls has announced a changing of the guard. On Sunday, May 3, at the MRT annual meeting Zach Gilstein, Holmdel, was installed as President along with new officers and a Board of Trustees. Mr. Gilstein takes the gavel from Jay Wiesenfeld, Lincroft, who completed two years of service as President.
- Written by Muriel Smith
- Category: Local News
HIGHLANDS – Former borough resident, historian and retired newspaper editor Muriel J. Smith spoke on the Hartshorne Family at this month’s meeting of the Historical Society of Highlands, held this week at the VFW Post 6902 Home in Waterwitch.
Smith, who lives in Freehold, traced the 400 year history of the Hartshorne family in the Bayshore, highlighting Esek Hartshorne, whose acreage of the family tract included most of the land incorporated in 1900 as the borough of Highlands.