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MARK KSENIAK An outside view of the vacant Jerry Beyer’s restaurant on Main Street in Matawan. The building is presently for sale.

180 receives grant for child abuse prevention

The Child Abuse Risk Reduction Program, Hazlet, developed by 180 Turning Lives Around, recently received a second-year grant from the Children’s Trust Fund (CTF). The CTF recognized 28 facilities for outstanding child abuse prevention programs at its annual awards ceremony at the State House in late May. Each year CTF selects programs structured to prevent …

Area women named to League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters (LWV) of Monmouth County held its 35th annual convention in late May at Brookdale Community College, Lincroft section of Middletown. Area individuals elected as officers for 2003-04 were Zena Gurman, Tinton Falls, second vice president, and Don Curtis, Oakhurst section of Ocean Township, treasurer. Mary Andrews, Rumson, will serve as …

Local firm has best ‘dollar volume’ day in April

The Middletown office of Weichert Realtors, announced it had its best day in the category of "dollar volume" during the month of April. The office is managed by Richard Hendrickson. He credits the success to a combination of the office’s sales staff and Weichert’s "Gold Services" program.

Citizens’ fleet proposed for emergency planning

Dr. Michael Weinstein, president of The New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium (NJMSC) has proposed the development of a Citizens’ Fleet comprised of volunteers whose private vessels would transport people, equipment, and supplies to and from Manhattan in case of an extreme emergency. Under the auspices of the NJMSC and its New Jersey Sea Grant College …