Author: Greater Media

  • Our Archives

    You have found the archives of Newspaper Media Group – Manalapan office. This is a repository containing articles, images and stories published in our local newspapers. They are here for your perusing, research and knowledge. Our current articles, images, videos and more can be found at www.centraljersey.com. Head on over there for your local news, local…

  • DATEBOOK

     The Allentown Garden Club will host Rachel Weston, culinary educator, organic gardener and author of “New Jersey Fresh: 4 Seasons From Farm to Table,” at 7 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Allentown Methodist Church, 23 Church St., Allentown. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Details: www.AllentownGardenClub.net  The 2016 Junior Humanitarian contestants…

  • New year offers opportunity to organize

    By CHRISTINE BARCIA Staff Writer Mise en place is a French culinary term that means “putting in place.” For chefs, having ingredients prepared and arranged before the cooking process begins allows for greater organization and efficiency in executing a recipe. Applying that concept in everyday life can bring that same organization to almost any task.…

  • Power line expected to meet greater electricity demands

    By MATTHEW SOCKOL Correspondent Plans to develop a new 115-kilovolt transmission line on Route 33 in Millstone Township are underway. The infrastructure is classified as high voltage, and the 115 kV lines are used to transmit electricity to a large service area. Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) Area Manager Gerald Ricciardi appeared before the…

  • Synagogue to start youth group

    Perrineville Jewish Center, Millstone Township, will be starting a chapter of the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization. Teens will have the opportunity to meet and become friends with other Jewish teens in other BBYO chapters throughout the Northern and Central Councils of the Greater Jersey Hudson River Region. BBYO is unaffiliated with any Jewish denomination (i.e.,…

  • Youngster shows strength in battle against cancer

    By CHRISTINE BARCIA Staff Writer Gracie West, a seventh-grader at the Barkalow Middle School, Freehold Township, has been battling cancer for two years and recent scans showed no evidence of the disease. In December 2014, Gracie traveled to Rome and received a blessing from Pope Francis. CHRISTINE BARCIA/STAFF Gracie West literally jumped for joy with…

  • Millstone business supplies camel, friends in Nativity

    By CHRISTINE BARCIA Staff Writer A 1,200-pound camel named Joseph attracted the attention of visitors to a living Nativity scene at the First Baptist Church of Freehold on Dec. 13. A donkey, sheep and goats were also participants in the holiday event. FREEHOLD — A live camel on the streets of Freehold Borough caught the…

  • Marlboro councilman will seek county sheriff’s post

    REGIONAL INTEREST By PETER ELACQUA Staff Writer Jeff Cantor MARLBORO – Councilman Jeff Cantor has declared his candidacy for the position of Monmouth County sheriff. Cantor, 49, works as a health care consultant and has served on the Marlboro Township Council since 2004. Cantor will seek the Democratic nomination in June 2016 for the right…

  • Feeding the community

    KATHY McBAIN/STAFF Lisa Marie Stecker of Greater Media Newspapers’ Advertising Department shows some of the food that was donated during a holiday food drive sponsored by the newspaper group from Dec. 9-21. The food was brought to the Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, Neptune, for distribution throughout the region.