FirstEnergy Foundation Presents “Gifts of the Season” to Local Organizations in the JCP&L Service Area

The FirstEnergy Foundation has granted two New Jersey nonprofits with $20,000 "Gifts of the Season," aiding in their mission to make lives brighter within the Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) service area.

Cornerstone Family Programs, based in JCP&L's northern New Jersey region, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County, based in the central New Jersey ...

JCP&L Encourages Customers to Arrange Payment Plans and Apply for Bill Assistance Programs

Residential customers of Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), who are having difficulty making ends meet are encouraged to contact their utility now to enroll in payment plans or to receive referrals for bill assistance programs.

"Many of our customers continue to face financial challenges brought on by the pandemic and ongoing economic ...

Sayreville Councilwoman Repeatedly Shot, Murdered

February 2, 2023

SAYREVILLE - A 30-year-old, recently-married Sayreville councilwoman was repeatedly shot in her car last night at the LaMer townhouse development, authorities said.

Police found Eunice K. Dwumfour in her white SUV near Samuel Circle at about 7:22 p.m. on Feb. 1, and she was pronounced dead at the scene, the victim of multiple gunshot wounds. Police say she was shot while inside her ...

Molotov Cocktail Attack at Synagogue in Bloomfield Draws Condemnations, Concern

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Authorities are investigating after a man threw a Molotov cocktail at the front door of a synagogue in Bloomfield early Sunday morning, police said.

Security footage shows a man approach the synagogue at 3:19 a.m., light the incendiary device then throw it at the front door of Temple Ner Tamid, Bloomfield Public Safety Director Samuel A. DeMaio said in a ...

Local man dies after being struck by vehicle in Home Depot parking lot.

HAZLET, NJ — A 75 year old Aberdeen man died last week, just a couple of days after being struck by a car on January 19, in the Hazlet Home Depot parking lot. According to Hazlet Police, he was airlifted to Jersey Shore University Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries on Jan. 21. 

The driver who struck the deceased man stayed at the scene. According to Hazlet ...

Facebook a Virtual Relationship Killer

January 21, 2023

Facebook has become a worldwide trend that has grown in interest & popularity at record rates.  Initially, college students primarily used Facebook before it was available to the general public.  What was once a water-cooler conversation is now integral to business growth and social networking.  Today social media is such an essential part of so many people’s lives that ...

O’Scanlon: Our Kids are Buying and Ingesting Unregulated Delta 8 THC Products Laced with Potentially Harmful Chemicals, It’s Time Someone Gave a Damn

      

Senator Declan O'Scanlon (R-13)

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ -- Wednesday, January 11, Senator Declan O'Scanlon (R-13), introduced legislation to create a regulatory framework to address the growing problem of psychoactive hemp derived products being sold in New Jersey.

The legislation will create a regulatory framework to address the growing problem ...

HOLMDEL HOUSE FIRE: FAMILY SAFE, HOME DESTROYED, GOFUNDME SET UP, SEARCH FOR BELOVED DOG DUKE CONTINUES

February 4, 2023

HOLMDEL, NJ: A GO FUND ME HAS BEEN SET UP FOR THE RUBIN FAMILY WHO SAFELY MADE IT OUT OF THEIR COMPLETELY DESTROYED HOME, AS IT WENT UP IN FLAMES. THE FAMILY HAS 5 CHILDREN.

THE SEARCH CONTINUES FOR THEIR BELOVED DOG DUKE. THERE WERE INCORRECT SOCIAL MEDIA REPORTS THAT DUKE WAS FOUND. TAPINTO SPOKE WITH THE FAMILY TODAY AND THE SEARCH CONTINUES. HERE IS LINK TO ...

Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore Begin 2023 Cookie Season, Launch Fourth Annual TopCookie Dessert Competition 

MONMOUTH COUNTY – It's that scrumptious time of the year again across the nation! That exciting, nostalgic, dreamy Girl Scout Cookie Season is upon us! So make sure you get your order in with your favorite Girl Scout or You can find your cookies here. 

Dovetailing with the excitement, the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore, serving over 10,000 girls in Monmouth and Ocean ...

Wranglers Share Sad News for Groundhog Day 2023

MILLTOWN, NJ - Milltown's Wranglers shared the unfortunate news through social media on Sunday and answered the burning question on the minds of the Groundhog Day faithful. There won't be a Groundhog Day celebration in Milltown on February 2. According to the post on Milltown Mel's Facebook page, the borough will be unable to hold their annual Groundhog Day festivities ...

ESCAPOLOGY IN HOLMDEL'S BELL WORKS NOW HIRING: MANAGEMENT POSITION, GAME MASTERS.

HOLMDEL, NJ: Are you looking for a fun job?!  Escapology Holmdel, located in awesome Bell Works, is NOW HIRING, and we want to meet YOU! Escapology Holmdel is looking for Game Masters as well as a new and energetic Manager.  This is not an ordinary job! It's something Submit an email to holmdel@escapology.com letting us know why you would like to be our next game master.

Community Affairs and Resource Center: CARC to Host Wine Tasting Fundraiser Feb. 10

January 13, 2023

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Community Affairs Resource Center (CARC), with locations in Keyport, Asbury Park, Freehold, and Lakewood, is having a Wine Tasting Fundraiser, on February 10, from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., at Restore by Coastal Habitat for Humanity, in Asbury Park.

Music Entertainment for the Wine Tasting event is by Strumberry Pie. This important fundraiser event will be CARC'S ...

Infinite Care's Skilled Rehabilitation Centers: Extraordinary Recovery and Healing.

January 21, 2023

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Infinite Care with a network of locations across New York, New Jersey and Florida, will soon be expanding their extraordinary Post-Acute care into Monmouth County, NJ. Located by the scenic Swimming River off Newman Springs Road, the modern facility will feature water front suites, with elevated levels of therapy and nursing care for residents. 

As an ...

Home of the Week: 30 Old Farmhouse Rd Long Hill Twp., NJ 07946

Check out 30 Old Farmhouse Road in Long Hill, with an open house this Sunday  2/5 from 2-4 pm. This home provides one-level living in spades with 13 rooms, including 4 bedrooms and 4 full baths. The centerpiece is the chef’s kitchen with a breakfast bar, center island, granite counters, and stainless steel appliances. Right off the kitchen is the family room with a gas fireplace and ...

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HOLMDEL HOUSE FIRE: FAMILY SAFE, HOME DESTROYED, GOFUNDME SET UP, SEARCH FOR BELOVED DOG DUKE CONTINUES

February 4, 2023

HOLMDEL, NJ: A GO FUND ME HAS BEEN SET UP FOR THE RUBIN FAMILY WHO SAFELY MADE IT OUT OF THEIR COMPLETELY DESTROYED HOME, AS IT WENT UP IN FLAMES. THE FAMILY HAS 5 CHILDREN.

THE SEARCH CONTINUES FOR THEIR BELOVED DOG DUKE. THERE WERE INCORRECT SOCIAL MEDIA REPORTS THAT DUKE WAS FOUND. TAPINTO SPOKE WITH THE FAMILY TODAY AND THE SEARCH CONTINUES. HERE IS LINK TO ...

Garden State Film Festival Celebrating 21 Years of Community, Culture and the Arts.








NEW JERSEY– The Garden State Film Festival will roll out the red carpet to celebrate 21 years when it returns bigger and better than ever March 23 – 26. Films bring people together to create them and to watch them, and the Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) is a convergence of community, culture and the arts. The event brings ...

Find Duke! Dog Fled Holmdel Home Fire and Needs Your Help

HOLMDEL, NJ - Neighbors can help find triumph in tragedy and find the Rubin's dog Duke who fled the blaze that burned down their home today.  The family made it out alive and are searching for their beloved pet.
 

Read this message from Zdena Rubin:

"We can't find our dog, Duke. He's part shepherd part husky.  Duke weighs 105 pounds and he just ...

Facebook a Virtual Relationship Killer

January 21, 2023

Facebook has become a worldwide trend that has grown in interest & popularity at record rates.  Initially, college students primarily used Facebook before it was available to the general public.  What was once a water-cooler conversation is now integral to business growth and social networking.  Today social media is such an essential part of so many people’s lives that ...

O’Scanlon: Our Kids are Buying and Ingesting Unregulated Delta 8 THC Products Laced with Potentially Harmful Chemicals, It’s Time Someone Gave a Damn

      

Senator Declan O'Scanlon (R-13)

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ -- Wednesday, January 11, Senator Declan O'Scanlon (R-13), introduced legislation to create a regulatory framework to address the growing problem of psychoactive hemp derived products being sold in New Jersey.

The legislation will create a regulatory framework to address the growing problem ...

Obituaries

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