How to Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs

What are Spotted Lanternflies?

Spotted Lanternflies were first spotted in the United States in 2014 in Pennsylvania. Since 2014, they have spread to more than seven states, including New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. Spotted Lanternflies are an invasive species having the potential to cause devastating damage to vegetation and agricultural businesses.

Vitalant Calls for Blood Donations During September, National Preparedness Month

As back-to-school and work routines resume, blood and platelet donations have slowed, but the need remains strong. Vitalant is urging all eligible donors to make a blood or platelet donation appointment during National Preparedness Month in September to prevent a serious shortage and ensure blood is readily available for disasters large and small, including the everyday needs patients face. As a ...

WATCH: ‘Bragin’ Rights: Edison School Superintendent Tosses Labor Union's Casket Display at Elementary School.

September 3, 2021

EDISON, NJ - Don't let the casket and toe tag banner fool you. The Edison Schools Superintendent isn't playing games when it comes to educating the children.

Recently, a local union unhappy about job contracts in Edison deployed a rather unusual way to protest. They placed an actual coffin with the picture of toe tags in front of an elementary school.

It's Back! The Belmar Five Mile Run, Kids Races, Fireworks to Make Return on Labor Day Weekend

BELMAR, NJ — Kicking off the Labor Day weekend, the Belmar Five Mile Run will return to the beachfront on Saturday, September 4, complete with its traditional kids races and fireworks on the eve of the 45th annual event.

After being held virtually last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the race is once again expected to attract thousands of participants, as well as thousands of ...

Even Under the Face Masks, Were Excited Smiles at Rutgers' Move-In Day

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Alyssa Ehling had snacks, school supplies, bedding and everything else a first-year student could possibly need, all stuffed into a red cart out in front of Rutgers’ Honors College.

And, perhaps most importantly, she brought a box of high-grade face masks.

“I’m just excited,” said the first-year student from North Plainfield. “I was ...

FirstEnergy Foundation Donates $20,000 to Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial

September 10, 2021

On the eve of the twentieth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, The FirstEnergy Foundation is donating $20,000 to the Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial in honor of those who lost their lives that fateful day.

Located in Shanksville, Pa., the memorial stands at the crash site of United Flight 93, marking the final resting place of the 40 passengers and crew members who ...

JCP&L, FirstEnergy Utility Crews Mobilize to Assist Hurricane Ida Power Restoration Efforts in Louisiana

As part of its long-standing tradition of assisting other electric companies during large-scale power outages, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utilities have sent approximately 500 line workers, forestry crews, support personnel and internal contractors to Louisiana to help Entergy with power restoration efforts following Hurricane Ida. Crews began leaving Sunday morning and expect to arrive in ...

Solomeno: Let’s Create Suburban Enterprise Zones

OCEANPORT, NJ -- Vincent Solomeno, who’s seeking a seat in the State Senate in the Thirteenth Legislative District, on Saturday outlined his plans to stabilize property taxes and improve the local economy. Speaking at the Marina at Oceanport, the Army Veteran proposed the creation of suburban enterprise zones and renewed his call to end annual property tax assessments.

Highlighting the ...

🎉AMAZING Giveaways and Prizes at Holmdel's Jeunesse Medical Spa Grand Opening Event, Sept. 22.

September 17, 2021

“Beautiful spa with the nicest staff and most caring, talented doctors! My results are beautiful and I couldn’t be happier with my experience here! I am treated like family every time I go! I have referred so many friends & family members because of how wonderful of an experience I have with Dr. Samra!”  -Sara G

HOLMDEL, NJ: There's a Celebration in Holmdel ...

The Bayshore: Join Historian John Schneider on a fun history cruise in Sandy Hook Bay and the Shrewsbury River.

THE BAYSHORE: Join Historian John Schneider on another safe, comfortable, and enjoyable History Cruise in Sandy Hook Bay and the Shrewsbury River. Saturday, October 2, 2021, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Departure is from the marina in Atlantic Highlands on the MI-JO II. Guests will go on an adventure exploring some wonderful local history while enjoying a beautiful boat ...

PORT MONMOUTH WIND & SEA FESTIVAL CELEBRATES THE BAYSHORE 

PORT MONMOUTH— From kayaking to kite flying, the Monmouth County Park System’s upcoming Wind & Sea Festival is brimming with coastal activities for the whole family to enjoy.  Held on Saturday, September 18 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., this event will take place at Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth. Visitors are invited to try kayaking, fishing, kite flying, seining, ...

A Food Star is Born at CareOne

September 3, 2021

PARAMUS, NJ - "It makes my day when a good pot of soup makes someone else's day."

That's pretty much Teresa Gaspar's motto in life, and it works well for her as Director of Culinary Services for CareOne Livingston where she gets to share her passion for food with the residents.

"Food is a choice we all have, and in a lot of ways, it's the last choice we ...

Red Bank YMCA CEO Update

September 10, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: Greetings, YMCA Friends!

Happy Back to School to all eager learners and dedicated educators! Our Y is pleased to be your partner in helping children learn, grow and thrive—particularly through the ongoing pandemic.

Know that we are here with affordable child care, as well as support for physical and mental health as challenges continue and needs grow.

Our Y remains ...

Remembering 9/11 After 20 Years

A Guest Column

“Does anyone have parents who work in New York City?”

            Around me, the little voices responded.

“I’ve been to New York! I went to the circus!”

“I saw ‘The Lion King’ with Simba!”

“Derek Jeter’s a New York Yankee and they’re the ...

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Red Bank YMCA CEO Update

September 10, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: Greetings, YMCA Friends!

Happy Back to School to all eager learners and dedicated educators! Our Y is pleased to be your partner in helping children learn, grow and thrive—particularly through the ongoing pandemic.

Know that we are here with affordable child care, as well as support for physical and mental health as challenges continue and needs grow.

Our Y remains ...

Remembering 9/11 After 20 Years

A Guest Column

“Does anyone have parents who work in New York City?”

            Around me, the little voices responded.

“I’ve been to New York! I went to the circus!”

“I saw ‘The Lion King’ with Simba!”

“Derek Jeter’s a New York Yankee and they’re the ...

Let's create suburban enterprise zones

I'm running to represent Monmouth County's Thirteenth Legislative District in the State Senate. It's time for the Legislature to create suburban enterprise zones to stimulate revitalization by cutting the sales tax in half and promoting private and public investment in our district's Route 35 and 36 corridors.

Now, more than ever, our elected officials should be focused on ...

VIDEO-Ed Harris in our Minds and Hearts: Holmdel Family Comes Together to 'Run to Remember'

September 20, 2021

HOLMDEL, NJ - The Memorial 'Run to Remember' of Ed Harris graced the grounds of Holmdel High School on Sunday. A race that was held on the very same grounds where a young Ed Harris used to run. It was a fitting tribute to a man loved by all who knew him and the hundreds who attended to honor him and is family.

There was a sense of family and wistful remembrances from new ...

Rep. Chris Smith Earns Federal Legislator of the Year From Constitutional Officers Assoc. of NJ

NEW JERSEY:  The Constitutional Officers Association of New Jersey (COANJ) presented Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) with their 2021 Legislator of the Year Award at their annual Officers Installation Dinner held last week. According to the independent watchdog organization Govtrack, as of January 1, 2021 Smith ranks second among all 435 Members of the House over the last two decades ...

You Can Put Kitchen Scraps and Landscape Trimmings to Work in Your Garden

MIDDLETOWN, NJ  — Convert landscape and garden trimmings into valuable compost. Incorporate this soil amendment into garden soil to improve drainage in clay soil and increase water-holding ability in fast draining sandy soils. It also promotes healthy plant growth more resistant to insect and disease problems and keeps plant-based kitchen scraps and garden waste out of ...

FirstEnergy Foundation Donates $20,000 to Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial

September 10, 2021

On the eve of the twentieth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, The FirstEnergy Foundation is donating $20,000 to the Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial in honor of those who lost their lives that fateful day.

Located in Shanksville, Pa., the memorial stands at the crash site of United Flight 93, marking the final resting place of the 40 passengers and crew members who ...

JCP&L, FirstEnergy Utility Crews Mobilize to Assist Hurricane Ida Power Restoration Efforts in Louisiana

As part of its long-standing tradition of assisting other electric companies during large-scale power outages, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utilities have sent approximately 500 line workers, forestry crews, support personnel and internal contractors to Louisiana to help Entergy with power restoration efforts following Hurricane Ida. Crews began leaving Sunday morning and expect to arrive in ...

Solomeno: Let’s Create Suburban Enterprise Zones

OCEANPORT, NJ -- Vincent Solomeno, who’s seeking a seat in the State Senate in the Thirteenth Legislative District, on Saturday outlined his plans to stabilize property taxes and improve the local economy. Speaking at the Marina at Oceanport, the Army Veteran proposed the creation of suburban enterprise zones and renewed his call to end annual property tax assessments.

Highlighting the ...

Obituaries

May 8, 1927 - Sep 9, 2021
Leonard S. Golon, 94, of Barnegat, passed away peacefully Thursday, September 9th. Born in Korn ...
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Sep 1, 1934 - Sep 7, 2021
William C. Strandberg, 87, of Holmdel, passed away peacefully September 7, 2021 at home, surrounded ...
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Apr 1, 1931 - Sep 6, 2021
Mary (Matina) Mavrookas, 90, of Colts Neck passed away on Monday, September 6th. Born in Tripoli, ...
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Oct 26, 1927 - Sep 2, 2021
On Thursday, September 2, 2021, Herbert Martin Cannon loving husband, father of three children, ...
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