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IMAGE Senator Robert Menendez and Dr. Salomon Melgen Indicted
Wednesday, 01 April 2015
PHOTO: U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez Charged with Conspiracy, Bribery, and Honest Services Fraud WASHINGTON—Robert Menendez, a U.S. senator, and Salomon Melgen, a Florida ophthalmologist, were indicted today in connection with a bribery scheme in... Read More...
IMAGE Statement from Senator Menendez in Response to Federal Corruption Charges
Wednesday, 01 April 2015
NEWARK, N.J. – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez made the following statement tonight:  “For nearly three years I’ve lived under a Justice Department cloud and today I am outraged that this cloud has not been lifted. “I’m outraged that... Read More...
Menendez Will Temporarily Step Down as Ranking Member of Foreign Relations Committee
Wednesday, 01 April 2015
Newark, NJ -   U.S. Senator Bob Menendez earlier today spoke with Democratic Leader Reid and informed him that he would temporarily step down as Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.  He also sent Leader Reid a letter... Read More...
AAA: Don’t Drive Distracted
Wednesday, 01 April 2015
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month Hamilton, NJ – Drunk driving has been a leading cause of fatalities on the road, but another deadly behavior behind the wheel that is sadly gaining in statistics: distracted driving. ... Read More...
IMAGE Gateway Closes Sandy Hook Observation Deck for Repairs; Will Reopen by Memorial Day Weekend
Wednesday, 01 April 2015
Photo: The Observation Deck at Sandy Hook is a great place to see the forest for the trees and the wildlife living there. NPS PHOTO SANDY HOOK, NJ - With the donation of materials from the Sandy Hook Foundation, Gateway National Recreation Area... Read More...

Columns

IMAGE Hey, Indiana!
by Anne Mikolay
Wednesday, 01 April 2015
The average American doesn't know much about Indiana other than what we learned in grade school: Indianapolis is your capital, and you grow a lot of... Read More...
IMAGE Another Triumphal Procession
by Woody Zimmerman
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
As a change of pace for the Lenten Season, here’s a reprint of an earlier column-entry. Palm Sunday – occurring on March 29 this year – always... Read More...
IMAGE Making Homes for Fish Hawks
by Joe Reynolds
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Like an old fashioned barn raising, about 15 volunteers  with the Bayshore Regional Watershed Council came together on a clear but chilly Sunday... Read More...
IMAGE Of Food Trucks, Boardwalks, and New Development
by Dennis
Monday, 30 March 2015
Summer is just around the corner, and for those who live at the Jersey Shore, that means two things are guaranteed: the mass influx of tourists is... Read More...
IMAGE Clinton's Delusional Defense of Email
by Jack Archibald
Saturday, 21 March 2015
Last week, former Secretary of State and prospective Democrat President nominee Hillary Clinton channeled her inner H.L. Mencken.  By... Read More...

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ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS -- The Rev. Michael Riley will preach on the symbol of baptism in a sermon entitled "Where the Holy Waters Run" at the 10 a.m. Sunday worship service at the First Presbyterian Church.

   During the service, the Rev. Joanne Van Sant, pastor of the Faith Reformed Church of Hazlet, will officiated at the baptism of four-month-old Nevaeh Balbes, daughter of Anthony and Michelle Balbes and granddaughter of Patricia and Michael Marrazzo.

   Michelle Balbes and the Marrazzo are long-time members of the church, as is the recently ordained Rev. Van Sant.

   Riley, the pastor has encouraged area children of the church to attend the service and remain for Sunday School, which resumed last week after a summer hiatus.

   During the service, Riley will continue his his "mystery bag" children's sermon series. During the children's sermon, youngsters try to "stump the pastor" by placing personal "treasures" in brown paper bags, and the minister then creates a message from the contents of a bag.

   Sunday School follows the children's sermon.

   Riley has resumed the church's weekly Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesdays and has invited the entire community to attend.

   Adult choir resumed last Sunday and practices at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays and members and other area residents are invited to join the David Nunez-directed group.

   In addition to being pastor of the church, Riley is a columnist, staff writer and editorial writer at the Asbury Park Press. His column, the "Irreverent Reverend," appears on Fridays.

   The 122-year-old, handicapped accessible church at Third and E. Highland Aves. has extra parking available in a new municipal lot next to the Christian Education Building on East Highland avenue.

   Child care for four-year-olds and younger continues to be provided during the regular worship service.