Unequal DUI laws

Q&A with Sharon Peters Q: My nephew has been picked up for driving impaired at least four times. Very little in the way of punishment ever happens. And still he drives. In my part of the country, he would have lost his license years ago, and probably would have done time. He lives in Pennsylvania. …

Buying a condo is not the same as buying a home

Stringent lending policies and the escalating costs of home ownership have led many prospective home buyers to consider condominiums instead of single-family homes. Condos are typically less expensive than single-family homes, which makes lenders and borrowers alike feel more comfortable. Lenders feel better because the loans aren’t as large, while borrowers are more comfortable because …

SPORT SHORTS

Manalapan High School is seeking nominations for its Athletic Hall of Fame. For an application or additional information, call Supervisor of Extracurricular Activities John Hein at 732-792-7200, ext. 5011, or go to www.frhsd.com/manalapan. The Monmouth County Park System is keeping several of its golf courses open for play this winter: Bel-Aire Golf Course in Wall, …

Tar Heels’ Wold is First Team All-American for third time

Emily Wold concluded a magnificent collegiate career at the University of North Carolina by making her fourth All-American Field Hockey Team. The Freehold High School graduate was selected to the All-American First Team for the third consecutive year after making the Third Team as a freshman. She is just the sixth Tar Heels athlete to …

Indoor track and field season opens with big victories by district athletes

Track and field athletes from the Freehold Regional High School District are setting the benchmarks for the indoor season. In the early meets of the 2015-16 under cover season, a quartet of area athletes have turned in the top marks in the state. It started at the Demarest Invitational Dec. 19 at the John Bennett …

Patriots’ sectional championship highlighted boys soccer season

Freehold Township High School helped make it another championship season for Freehold Regional High School District (FRHSD) boys’ soccer. In Todd Briggs’ final year as the Patriots head coach — he stepped down at the end of the season — Freehold Township backed up the head coach’s expectations by capturing the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group …