National Preparedness Month: Act Today, Stay Safe Tomorrow

Each September is National Preparedness Month, a time to shine a light on the importance of preparing for emergencies before they happen. 

One of the most common emergencies is severe weather, which can cause tree damage, broken poles, downed power lines and sometimes even lengthy power outages. While Mother Nature can be unpredictable, each of us can take steps to minimize the impact the ...

FirstEnergy Named Top Utility for Economic Development by Site Selection Magazine for Fourth Year in a Row

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), parent company of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), has been named by Site Selection magazine as one of the nation's leading utilities in promoting economic development for the fourth year in a row, helping to attract nearly 22,000 new jobs and $5.4 billion in third-party corporate facility investment in its six-state service area in ...

JCP&L Installs Guards to Protect New Jersey Bald Eagles

To safeguard New Jersey’s bald eagle population, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has installed protective devices on electrical equipment in areas near known bald eagle nests in Hamburg Township and near Culver Lake (Frankford), both in Sussex County.

The protective system includes the use of guards that prevent birds from ...

Less Pain at the Pump: New Jersey Average Gas Price Down 12 Cents

September 7, 2022

NEW JERSEY - The average price for a gallon of gas in New Jersey dropped 12 cents from last week to today’s price of $3.81 ($3.93). The average price in the Garden State is 50 cents cheaper than a month ago ($4.31), but still 60 cents more than this day a year ago ($3.21).

New Jersey’s average gas price is four cents higher than the national average, which is $3.77, down 7 ...

Andy Kim Receives SEIU NJ State Council Endorsement

September 28, 2022

MARLTON, NJ — Today, Andy Kim announced he has been endorsed for reelection by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) NJ State Council.

“Our daily lives are defined by who we interact with, they make our lives better – from our home care workers to motor vehicle inspection workers, to municipal service workers and resident physicians, and so many others – ...

Andy Kim Receives Professional Firefighters Association of New Jersey Endorsement

MARLTON, NJ — Today, Andy Kim announced he has been endorsed for reelection by the Professional Firefighters Association of New Jersey (PFANJ).

“Ensuring our communities are safe is at the heart of my work, and I know the integral role that firefighters play in doing that,” said Andy Kim. “From the time we learn to stop, drop, and roll, to learning how to properly ...

Andy Kim Announces Endorsement from Brady PAC

MARLTON, NJ — Andy Kim announced this week that he has been endorsed for reelection by Brady PAC.

“We know that gun violence is on everyone’s minds. We see it everyday on the news, and we see the long-term effects of gun violence in communities across the country,” said Andy Kim. “Kids are growing up doing drills and too many children are living through the ...

Andy Kim Announces Endorsement from Brady PAC

MARLTON, NJ — Andy Kim announced this week that he has been endorsed for reelection by Brady PAC.

“We know that gun violence is on everyone’s minds. We see it everyday on the news, and we see the long-term effects of gun violence in communities across the country,” said Andy Kim. “Kids are growing up doing drills and too many children are living through the ...

Colts Neck Community to Gather With Volunteer First Responders. Family Fun for All.

September 28, 2022

COLTS NECK, NJ: What a great idea! This is an opportunity for families to come out and meet their volunteer first responders who are always on the ready to assist. This event, on Sunday, October 16, from 1PM-6PM is free and open to all Colts Neck residents, businesses, and CNBA members. Colts Neck Volunteer Fire Company #1 is hosting the event at 123 County Road 537, Colts Neck, ...

Annual Celebration of Local History: County Clerk Hanlon Invites All to the 27th Annual Archives and History Day.

LINCROFT, NJ: Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is inviting all to the annual Archives and History Day this Saturday! The 27th Annual Archives and History Day is hosted by the Archives Division of the County Clerk’s Office and will take place on Saturday. This year’s event celebrates monuments and markers of Monmouth County.

“We are so excited to host our annual ...

Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore, Serving Over 11K Girls in Monmouth and Ocean Counties, Names New CEO, Heather Coburn.

FARMINGDALE, NJ – The Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore, (GSJS) serving over 11,000 young girls in Monmouth and Ocean Counties, has announced their interim CEO, Heather Coburn is now named as the organization's new CEO.  Coburn will continue to oversee 35-full-time team members, in addition to volunteers and supporters. GSJS's mission is ...

#StopDabbing-The Dangerous Truth About Today's High Potency Marijuana. Free Seminar, Oct. 4.

MONMOUTH COUNTY:  On October 4, join the WeForum Community Conversation to learn about the substance use disorder epidemic killing our youth. Learn about the high-potency marijuana used today, and how it can easily lead to mental illness and psychosis. Every parent needs to be updated on the dangerous types of drugs that are available to our children easily, even through ...

The Monmouth Moms Halloween Spooktacular! Bell Works in Holmdel

September 21, 2022

HOLMDEL, NJ: Bell Works is the place to be this Halloween season! In addition to the major Halloween attraction at Bell Works, The Monmouth Moms Halloween Spooktacular will be held on October 30. 

This is an event where families will enjoy a day full of local vendors, food for sale, costume contests, character picture station, entertainment, and more! Admission is free and gift ...

Eek-O-Fabulous Costume Swap. GOT HALLOWEEN COSTUMES TO RECYCLE?

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ — Do you have extra Halloween costumes to donate/swap/upcycle?? You can upcyle your gently used children's, teen's, adults’ and pet costumes for a spooktacular new-to-you ensemble during the Monmouth County Park System’s Eek-O-Fabulous Costume Swap. 

It’s fun, easy, and best of all, free!  Drop off a costume and if you ...

Elegant Bridal Wedding Show in Holmdel - September 21, at The Barn on South Holland

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Attention all brides and grooms to be: Come view the most up-to-date Bridal Fashions, enjoy Food Samples, listen to Live Entertainment, visit with Top Local Vendors, take advantage of Exclusive Giveaways, and get a chance to win a Honeymoon Getaway! This is all happening at Monmouth County's special event venue everyone loves: The Barn on South Holland.

Sign up and ...

SENIOR CITIZENS ACTIVITIES NETWORK: SCAN IS OUR COUNTY'S PREMIERE SOURCE FOR DYNAMIC SOCIAL ACTIVITIES AND LEARNING PROGRAMS FOR 55+

September 9, 2022

Socialization, connectivity and keeping active can keep both the mind and body healthy!

 Check out the amazing programs that SCAN has to offer. Fall registration is now: 

Did you know that SCAN'S Fall Registration is open right now!? Fall session is starting soon, and you can still sign up for a variety of amazing classes such as Beginner Italian, Fundamentals of Art, ...

Chelsea Senior Living Annual Golf Outing Open for Registration

Registration for Chelsea Senior Living’s 15th annual golf fundraiser is now open for the first 80 golfers. The event will be held at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club in Bedminster, NJ on Tuesday, September 20th.  

Proceeds from the event will go to local first responders.

The outing will be played in a scramble format. Prizes will be given to the winning group, longest drive, ...

Agent Spotlight: Jenny Brigante

Jenny Brigante, Sales Associate in the New Providence office, offers personal service with distinction. She’ll serve as your trusted advisor with personal service and care! Jenny is a neighborhood specialist, familiar with local communities, home values, and price trends in Union County. Her commitment, guidance, and care are all offered unstintingly to her clients throughout the buying and ...

Upcoming Events

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Sun, October 9, 8:00 AM

St. Benedict School Gym 165 Bethany Road Holmdel, Holmdel

Knights of Columbus Council #11349 Blood Drive

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Mon, October 7, 6:30 PM

Colts Neck Firehouse #2, Colts Neck

Comedy Night Sponsored by Colts Neck Fire ...

Mary Pahira and Colts Neck General Store Honored With Historical Plaque

September 28, 2022

COLTS NECK, NJ: Congratulations to Mary Pahira owner of the Colts Neck General Store and Deli.

The Colts Neck Store and Deli is recongnized as an integral part of the town's history, with a Historic Plaque from the Colts Neck Historical Preservation Committee led by Monmouth County Commissioner, former Colts Neck Mayor; Lillian G. Burry. TAPinto featured Mary previously, to ...

Colts Neck Community to Gather With Volunteer First Responders. Family Fun for All.

COLTS NECK, NJ: What a great idea! This is an opportunity for families to come out and meet their volunteer first responders who are always on the ready to assist. This event, on Sunday, October 16, from 1PM-6PM is free and open to all Colts Neck residents, businesses, and CNBA members. Colts Neck Volunteer Fire Company #1 is hosting the event at 123 County Road 537, Colts Neck, ...

STEAMpark Annual Golf Outing, October 11.

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: The STEAMpark annual Golf Outing is Tuesday, October 11 at the Navesink Country Club. www.navesinkcc.com.  The price of a foursome is $2,750 or individual golfer is $700. More info about the day’s activities, reservations, and sponsorship opportunities can be found at: steampark.org/golf. 

STEAMpark’s focus is to help under-served children, ...

Andy Kim Receives SEIU NJ State Council Endorsement

September 28, 2022

MARLTON, NJ — Today, Andy Kim announced he has been endorsed for reelection by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) NJ State Council.

“Our daily lives are defined by who we interact with, they make our lives better – from our home care workers to motor vehicle inspection workers, to municipal service workers and resident physicians, and so many others – ...

Andy Kim Receives Professional Firefighters Association of New Jersey Endorsement

MARLTON, NJ — Today, Andy Kim announced he has been endorsed for reelection by the Professional Firefighters Association of New Jersey (PFANJ).

“Ensuring our communities are safe is at the heart of my work, and I know the integral role that firefighters play in doing that,” said Andy Kim. “From the time we learn to stop, drop, and roll, to learning how to properly ...

Andy Kim Announces Endorsement from Brady PAC

MARLTON, NJ — Andy Kim announced this week that he has been endorsed for reelection by Brady PAC.

“We know that gun violence is on everyone’s minds. We see it everyday on the news, and we see the long-term effects of gun violence in communities across the country,” said Andy Kim. “Kids are growing up doing drills and too many children are living through the ...

Obituaries

Mar 27, 1931 - Sep 17, 2022
Nov 28, 1941 - Sep 15, 2022
May 23, 1958 - Sep 19, 2022
Aug 22, 1932 - Sep 17, 2022