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'Let me out'! Irish family prankster gets last laugh and love with pre-recorded message at funeral

October 17, 2019

KILKENNY, IRELAND - The Irish are very serious - when it comes to humor. This was especially so for Shay Bradley of Ireland. He pre-recorded an audio message that was played during his funeral that had the mourners in both tears of sadness and tremendous laughter. 

From Hal Roach to so many more, you can be sure that at any time there are Irish eyes smiling somewhere in the ...

Discussion on History of Halloween to be Held at Rutgers–Camden

CAMDEN, NJ — Ever wanted to learn more about the history and culture that defines Halloween?

Later this month, the Honors College at Rutgers University–Camden will host a free, public presentation in the style of a TED Talk that highlights various aspects of the holiday.

The event, which features commentary from three Rutgers–Camden faculty experts, will be held from 11:20 ...

FREE FAMILY FUN: Care One of Holmdel invites the community a Spooktacular Event, Join in the Trunk or Treat Fun October 22, 3pm-6pm

October 15, 2019

HOLMDEL, NJ: Your family is invited to enjoy a spooktacular Trunk or Treat at Care One in Holmdel. Tuesday, October 22, from 3pm-6pm. So grab a silly hat, maybe even put the kids in their costumes and join the fun! Care One is located at 188 Highway 34, Holmdel. Call 732.946.4200 for more details. This event is open to the entire community and is free for all. Care One in the spooky ...

A Community Tradition: 39th Annual Granny's Attic Craft Show, November 23rd

Granny’s Attic Craft Show, Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
(The Saturday before Thanksgiving…it’s a tradition!) 9am-4pm

Thompson Middle School
1001 Middletown Lincroft Rd.
Middletown, NJ 07748

The Craft Show will be held on November 23, 2019. Check out more than 250 juried vendors/crafters selling wonderful handcrafted ...

October 22-Nov. 24: Exclusive Disney Partnership Makes Painting With a Twist in Holmdel a perfect place for your child's next birthday party, or family outing

Exclusive Disney partnership brings Frozen II to Painting With a Twist studios --  10/22 to 11/24.  Kids & family favorite!  Book a birthday party, private event or come to a public class.

HOLMDEL, NJ - What is Painting with a Twist? It's a unique venue that regularly provides a great activity for the whole family to enjoy, ...

“Mamma Mia” – What a Show! The Colts Neck Seniors are always on the move

October 18, 2019

COLTS NECK, NJ: The Colts Neck Senior Citizens Group is always up to something fun and interesting. On Saturday October 12, the group traveled to the The Algonquin Arts Theatre to enjoy a lovely production of an old favorite, “Mamma Mia." 

 "The feel good tunes like “Dancing Queen”, “Super Trooper” and, of course, “Mamma ...

Fiesta De San Gennaro Celebration for the Colts Neck Senior Group

A message from the Colts Neck Senior Group:

Wednesday, Sept. 18 was a “Fun Day” for the Colts Neck Senior Citizens!  After a short bus ride to Spring Lake, we arrived at Doolan’s Shore Club, where we laughed, we danced, we sang and we enjoyed great food.  Bill Trimarco and the Gondolier Show Band played many Italian selections in honor of the “Fiesta ...

Jim Barrood; a personal look back at his tenure at the New Jersey Tech Council

October 7, 2019

Jim Barrood recently completed five years as president and CEO of the New Jersey Tech Council.  In my role as editor and publisher of, I recently interviewed Jim about his tenure at the Council:   

Can you talk about some of the accomplishments you’ve been most proud of at the Council?

Our community has enormous capabilities when we work together.

Important Message to Holmdel Residents From Official Holmdel Republican Chairwoman

October 17, 2019

From the desk of Holmdel Republican Chairwoman, Marcy McMullen

3 Burgundy Drive, Holmdel, NJ 07733

October 14, 2019

Dear Holmdel Residents, 

My name is Marcy McMullen and I'm Holmdel Republican Chairwoman and your neighbor. I am writing to you again, as I did in May, to address the heated political rhetoric that always seems to appear at election time in Holmdel.

Holmdel TC Election: "When they go low, we go high" Vote Hinds and Liu

Dear Editor, 

“When they go low, we go high…”

Politics in this country are getting uglier and uglier. It is heartbreaking how divisive the world has become. However, in my small town of Holmdel, I am witnessing a brutal smear campaign against a local politician that rivals them all.  

I am writing to “go high” – and endorse Mayor ...

Hammer: An Easy Vote for Holmdel Board of Education

Letter to the Editor:

Growing up in Holmdel as a lifelong resident, I attended all Holmdel Schools. Today, my wife and I have four children who walk the very same hallways. It is a unique and special opportunity. It also is a privilege to serve as a twice elected member of the Holmdel Board of Education. I respect the voters support by taking the role seriously.

Hackensack Meridian Health: "We’re taking a stand on youth vaping, and we want you to be part of it"

October 20, 2019

Hackensack Meridian Health is taking the lead and collaborating with municipal and community leaders, medical professionals, educators, parents, and young people everywhere in saying stop and think before vaping. Vaping is not cool or risk-free.

Through our TAKE VAPE AWAY campaign, we will have 50 specially-trained nurses visiting more than 100 community schools in the ...

A few delicious ways to enjoy local squash this fall

It’s squash season! So now that you’ve just picked up a bunch of beautiful autumn squash, what do you do with it?

First, don’t refrigerate hard squashes unless they’re peeled or cut. Instead, keep them in a cool, dry place. They’ll last about a month.

Then try one of these yummy ideas:

Roasted delicata squash is a fast side dish, especially because you ...

Football: Turnovers hurt Holmdel in loss to Manasquan

Manasquan, N.J. - The Holmdel High School football team could not overcome a 16-point first half deficit in its 16-6 loss to Liberty Division foe Manasquan on Saturday afternoon, losing to the Warriors 16-6 and dropping to 3-3 on the season.

Two turnovers by Holmdel on back-to-back drives led to Manasquan taking control of the action in the second quarter.

With Manasquan set up at the ...

Holmdel High School Musicians Inducted into National Honor Society

October 20, 2019

HOLMDEL, NJ:  – Over twenty Holmdel High School students were inducted into the school’s chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society last evening in a ceremony held at the high school.  Tri-M is a program of the National Association for Music Education. Its focus is on creating future leaders and advocates for music education. 

The goal of the Tri-M Music Honor Society ...

Meet new members of Holmdel Schools, new assistant principals, supervisor of humanities and supervisor of special education

HOLMDEL, NJ: Classroom renovations, schedules and curricular offerings were not the only new items that greeted students back to school in Holmdel this past week as  four new administrators joined the district team, including two Assistant Principals at Holmdel High School and district Supervisors of Humanities and Special Education.

As Holmdel High School’s new Assistant ...

Rockit Live Foundation Announces Partnership with Brookdale Community College

Exhibit of world renowned photographer Mark Weiss and his collaboration with artist Steve Lacy scheduled for November 8, 9 and 11

October 18, 2019

As part of its collaboration with Brookdale Community College, the Rockit Live Foundation and its broad range of live music education programs and performances will now reside at Brookdale’s Lincroft campus.

“We’re excited ...

The Valerie Fund Center Raises $128,000 at 5K Run and Walk to benefit pediatric cancer families, World Subaru is significant benefactor

NEW JERSEY: The Valerie Fund Center at Monmouth Medical Center’s Unterberg Children’s Hospital felt the love and support of the community on October 13th as World Subaru presented The Valerie Fund 5K Run and Walk at Long Branch’s Great Lawn. Hundreds of people from across Monmouth County joined together to help support the children of The Valerie ...

Why I'm Running for Holmdel School Board (Again)

October 7, 2019

When I was growing up, my Dad was a general contractor, and he liked to use his four sons as cheap labor. I spent many summer days cleaning up job sites, usually doing things like sweeping up rooms or picking up scrap wood. The tasks seemed endless, especially since we didn’t have any official “work hours,” so I often asked my Dad when we could go home. He always said the ...


Jul 5, 1932 - Oct 11, 2019
Carmel M. Stein, 87, of Holmdel passed away peacefully, Friday, October 11th at ...
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Jul 29, 1927 - Oct 8, 2019
In loving memory of Rose Licari, 92, who passed away on Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 at Riverview ...
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Mar 2, 1932 - Oct 4, 2019
Frances C. DiPalma of Middletown died peacefully on Friday October 4th, at the Brighton ...
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Mar 19, 1966 - Oct 1, 2019
Emily Mei Tong, 53, of Freehold passed away Tuesday, October 1st surrounded by her loving ...
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Pipe Talk

Fall and winter in New Jersey can get pretty chilly. It’s important to protect your pipes BEFORE the weather gets into the 30s or even 20s.

Just one episode of frozen pipes can wreak havoc on your home. When water freezes, it expands and exerts pressure on your pipes, occasionally causing them to split. A burst pipe can potentially leak several gallons of water per hour, cause thousands ...