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Rumson, Middletown connector is closed to all vehicle traffic
Oceanic Bridge - AHHerald file photo
At approximately today, power was lost to the bridge while in the upright position. Bridge tenders managed to close the bascule span manually, but because there was no power to lock the pins that secure the bridge, the span had to be closed.
Jersey Central Power & Light has been notified and is responding to restore electric power to the bridge.
Electric power is need to securely lock the bridge in place for the safe passage of vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
Motorists should expect delays and should use detours:
, motorists traveling to Red Bank should use Middletown Navesink River Road; motorists traveling to Sea Bright should use Locust Point Roadto Locust Avenueto Navesink Avenueto Route 36.
- ·In Rumson, motorists traveling to Red Bank should use
River Road Eastto Front Street; motorists traveling to Sea Bright should use Bingham Avenue( County Route8A) to Rumson Road(County Route 520) to Ocean Avenue.
The bridge, which carries
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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Middletown's 8th annual Reaching Out to Prevent Substance Abuse program will be held on Wednesday, May 18, at the Middletown Arts Center, 36 Church Street. Doors open at 7:00 pm; program begins at 7:30 p.m. The program, facilitated by the Alliance to Prevent Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, offers an honest discussion about the legal, health, and personal consequences of alcohol and drug abuse. Panelists include representatives from the township governing body, administration, police, and courts. Audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions about what is being done in our township to prevent another substance abuse tragedy. Recommended for 5th grades students and older. Parents must accompany students. Free parking at the Middletown Train Station. Contact Mike Slover, 732-615-2277.
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ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ – Have you considered what your local volunteer EMS organization contributes to the community lately?
If not, now's the time to note their efforts, as the Atlantic Highlands First Aid and Safety Squad prepares to mark the annual EMS Week.
The national week, May 15 thru May 21, is set aside to highlight the contributions of local EMS squads to their communities.
As part of the event, the Atlantic Highlands First Aid Squad Cadets will participate in the Town-wide Garage Sale set for May 14, starting at 9 a.m. The Cadets, a division of the AHFAS set aside for those between the ages of 14 and 17, use the event as a fundraiser. They’ll have tables with a variety of goods for sale outside of the EMS building at 10 E. Highland Ave.
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ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ - Twelve borough elementary school students have been honored by the borough Shade Tree Commission for their participation in the annual Arbor Day tree poster contest.
The students were cited by commission chairman Louise I. Donoghue during an awards assembly May 10 at the school. Their posters will be posted in the hallway of the Atlantic Highlands Elementary School.
Each of the 12 received gift certificates from local merchants including pizza, "movie money" from the Atlantic Cinema and notice that a tree will be planted in their honor in a national forest.
First place winners in the three categories were Cara Plumaker, first and second grades; Corrina Vidal, third and fourth grades, and Alexis Bane, fifth and sixth grades.
- Category: Arts & Culture
MANALAPAN, NJ - The annual Manalapan Under the Stars concert and event features Gary Puckett & The Union Gap Band on Saturday, June 11th, 8:00 pm at the
The Manalapan Arts Council’s Summer Concert Series features Tommy Mara and The Crests with an Antique and Specialty Car Show on Wednesday, July 20 at 7:00 pm. Real Diamond, The Premier Neil Diamond Tribute Band, performs on Wednesday, August 24 at 8:00 pm. Both live concerts will be held at the
Gary Puckett & The Union Gap Band is one of the quintessential sounds of the 1960’s with hits including “Young Girl,” “Woman Woman,” “Lady Willpower,” “Over You,” and so many more. “In 1968 Gary Puckett & The Union Gap Band had six consecutive gold records and sold more records than any other recording act…including the Beatles,” according to the official Gary Puckett website. Gary Puckett & The Union Gap Band has performed in the White House and for Royalty with their music reaching audiences in the
The Crests, the Doo Wop group known for their 1958 hit record “Sixteen Candles,” now with lead singer Tommy Mara, are going to rock the stage with their heart-felt harmonies and soulful ballads. Tommy Mara is a veteran vocalist and performer whose talent has allowed him to work across musical genres. With The Crests, Tommy Mara remains true to the original sound of the group bringing childhood memories back to the main stage for all to enjoy.