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IMAGE 11th Annual Pier House 5K to Complete the Jersey Shore Grand Prix on Labor Day
Friday, 22 August 2014
PHOTO: Start of 2013 Pier House race.  LONG BRANCH, NJ - The revitalized Long Branch beachfront will be the site of the 11th Annual Pier House... Read More...
IMAGE Middletown Pays Silent Tribute to September 11 Victims
Friday, 22 August 2014
PHOTO: Middletown World Trade Center Memorial Gardens.  (photo by Lee Beaumont) MIDDLETOWN – A silent tribute will be paid to... Read More...
Middletown Schedules Separate Rabies Clinics for Cats and Dogs
Friday, 22 August 2014
MIDDLETOWN, NJ - The Middletown Township Health Department has set dates for the free rabies clinics for cats and dogs. Free Rabies Clinic for Cats... Read More...
Monmouth University Blue Hawk Record Students Perform and Tour in Italy
Friday, 22 August 2014
West Long Branch, N.J. - Monmouth University music industry students from its student-run record label, Blue Hawk Records, performed and toured... Read More...
IMAGE Organizations Unite to Rebuild Long Branch Home
Friday, 22 August 2014
Pictured from left to right:  American Red Cross President for Humanitarian Services Cliff Holtz, American Red Cross Divisional Vice President... Read More...

Columns

IMAGE Racial Unrest, Then and Now
by Woody Zimmerman
Friday, 22 August 2014
In the fall of 1957, while walking my newspaper-route, I read about the drama playing out at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. Following... Read More...
IMAGE Skewed View - August 22, 2014
by Tom Brennan
Friday, 22 August 2014
Teen kicked out of NJ movie theater for bringing in candy.Oh, he's a Type 1 diabetic AND the owner is a pediatrician: http://6abc.cm/1t8WyBS After 6... Read More...
IMAGE Atlantic Highlands Waterfront - a Place for All to Enjoy
by Jack Archibald
Friday, 22 August 2014
Even though summer is winding down, good things continue to happen in the Atlantic Highlands harbor that will benefit our community for years to... Read More...
IMAGE No Words to Describe Loss of Amanda
by Anne Mikolay
Thursday, 21 August 2014
It's not always easy to come up with a weekly topic for this column. Usually, I mentally bat around a few ideas based upon current events or personal... Read More...
IMAGE Skewed View - August 16, 2014
by Tom Brennan
Saturday, 16 August 2014
Man calls 911 because a drug dealer is at the corner.  Wait, no, that's a street sign: http://bit.ly/1kBfhVf Why did the chicken cross the road?... Read More...

Upcoming Events

Sat Aug 23 @12:30PM - 03:30PM
Jersey Shore Rose Society Meets
Thu Aug 28 @ 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Middletown Mayor Open Office Hours
Tue Sep 02 @ 8:00PM -
Middletown Township Committee Workshop
Thu Sep 04 @ 4:00PM -
Special Preschool Storytime - AH Library
Mon Sep 08 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
PFLAG Meets

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.