Tinton Falls 911 overhaul may cut jobs, costs Non-emergency calls to be shifted to county system Elaine Van Develde The Hub TINTON FALLS — If an ordinance regarding non-emergency 911 calls is approved next week, six town dispatchers will find themselves jobless at the borough’s hands. The ordinance, set to be passed Tuesday, hands over …

Soaring gasoline prices affect more than customers Regular gas could top off at $1.80 per gallon by Memorial Day der=0 bgcolor=”#D0D0D0″> JERRY WOLKOWITZ The Sunoco station on River Road in Fair Haven shows the rising prices of gas. The 99-cent-per-gallon prices of last summer seem like ancient history now, and officials say this summer could …

McKenna challenges Scudiery, 11-year chair McKenna makes bid for county Democratic chairmanship der=0 bgcolor=”#D0D0D0″> Red Bank’s Mayor Edward J. McKenna Jr. will make a bid this year for the chair of the Democratic county organization. Here he is flanked by Red Bank Councilmen Tom Hintelmann and R.J. Bifani during the trio’s last re-election in 1998. …

Skateboarders work for their own playground Fair Haven restaurant Raven and Peach donates to park plans Shannon Kelly The Hub FAIR HAVEN — Like grown-ups planning the layout of their dream house, a group of skateboarders leaned in close over paper cut-outs of concrete ramps laid out before them. Moving around the boxes, pyramids, rails …

3rd bomb threat closes Brookdale sites, again MIDDLETOWN — School closings are becomingly increasingly too familiar at Brookdale Community College, after a third bomb threat in less than a month closed the school on Thursday. The school closed its main campus in Lincroft and its extension sites in Hazlet, Freehold Township, Long Branch and Asbury …

NJ State Youth Orchestra der=0 bgcolor=”#D0D0D0″> Here rehearsing their performance, the NJ State Youth Orchestra helped celebrate the Monmouth Conservatory’s 35th Anniversary with a concert last week at Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank. SEAN GUTHRIDGE

der=0 bgcolor=”#D0D0D0″> SEAN GUTHRIDGE Paige Barth (r), owner of Fair Haven Florist, was among those who held a Mardi Gras carnival, with a float and costumes, at Off the Hook Bar and Restaurant, Highlands, on Sunday.

West Side landmark closes Phasor video merges into one store on Broad Street P hasor Video on Shrewsbury Avenue in Red Bank closed recently and with it went the last vestiges of a man who died too young, but left his stamp on neighbors, a neighborhood and a way of doing business. To the eye, …

Fair Haven skateboarders push for park der=0 bgcolor=”#D0D0D0″> JACKIE POLLACK Skaters like this group say they are tired of being on the run every time they want to go skating. Pictured are Greg Gerstler (l-r), 16, Dillon Norton, 13, and Brett Pollarine, 18, all of Red Bank, and Justin Conley, 16, of Fair Haven and …

Reward raised for suspect in Rumson synagogue hate crime RUMSON — There is now a $10,000 reward posted for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for defacing a Rumson synagogue last month with anti-Semitic graffiti. On Feb. 22 a congregant of B’nai Israel, Ridge Road, discovered swastikas spray …