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Christmas Movies of 2022 Continue, with Georgia the Christmas Pup

November 23, 2022

2022 Christmas Movie Guide 

Thanksgiving weekend is customarily a big one for rom com movie fans, and this year is bigger than ever! Hallmark, Lifetime, and now Great American Family are pulling out all the stops and have some of their biggest stars and best offerings this week as we collectively give thanks as a nation. For years there has been talk of which star is the unofficial ...

Christmas Movies of 2022 with Georgia the Christmas Pup

2022 Christmas Movie Guide 

When Georgia met Tyler Hynes it was puppy love at first sight. He knelt down beside her and they exchanged kisses and cordial sniffs. Of all the male rom com stars Georgia has met, Tyler was by far the most loving and attentive to my little girl. He exudes warmth and a gentleness, and he is every bit as sweet in person as the characters he plays in movies. This ...

Christmas Movies of 2022 with Georgia the Christmas Pup

Above: Georgia the Christmas Pup! 

2022 Christmas Movie Guide 

Georgia has had the pleasure of meeting many of the stars of television’s rom coms. Overwhelmingly they have been gracious, warm, and extremely happy to meet the pup. She has her favorites, as do we all, and I can always tell whom she likes best in proportion to the amount of puppy kisses they receive. (Hint ...

Siobhan Fallon Hogan’s World Premiere of Shelter in Solitude, Nov. 30, at Inaugural SModCastle Film Festival, with Kevin Smith.

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Siobhan Fallon Hogan's latest film SHELTER in SOLITUDE will have its world premiere opening night at Kevin Smith’s first-ever SModCastle Film Festival on Wednesday, November 30th at 8:30pm.   SHELTER in SOLITUDE is the story of a death row prisoner with 10 days left to live and his relationship with a wannabe country singer. The movie is directed ...

Christmas Movies of 2022 with Georgia the Christmas Pup

2022 Christmas Movie Guide with Georgia the Christmas Pup! 

Georgia’s favorite Christmas movies have puppies barking or howling, or an old red truck grinding and sputtering. She joins in on the fun and noise by running around the tree. My favorites, however, have firemen with adorable cats, soldiers home on leave, and always moments of miracles and wonder. They also tend to ...

TRAP: The Real Asbury Park, Debuts at 12th Annual QUEENS WORLD FILM FESTIVAL November 5, at 6PM, Museum of the Moving Image

The movie TRAP is an amalgamation of stories about Asbury Park, New Jersey. Blurring the line between fiction and reality, centered around a group of disenfranchised youths faced with the kill-or-be-killed consequences of urban decay. See TRAP Trailer below: 

WORLD-WIDE PREMIER: The movie TRAP, the title an acronym for The Real Asbury Park, is a film made 'from the ...

County Clerk Hanlon Honors Winners of 2022 Archives and History Day High School Photography Contest

MONMOUTH COUNTY NJ: At the County Clerk’s 27th Annual Archives and History Day on October 1, Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon honored the four high school student winners of the Archives and History Day Photography Contest.

Along with the event’s theme, “Monuments and Markers of Monmouth County,” high school students were challenged to photograph ...

Hazlet's Raritan High School Marching Band Wins Tournament of the Bands State Championship

HAZLET, NJ: Great things are happening in Hazlet!

Saturday October 29, brought a lot of excitement to town, as Hazlet's first responders sounded off sirens in celebration. The occasion?  Escorting the Raritan High School Marching Band back into town, as they carried home a State Championship title win for the Tournament of the Bands!  The ...

Christmas Movies of 2022 with Georgia the Christmas Pup

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CHRISTMAS MOVIE GUIDE, 2022

Georgia has always been a fan of Christmas. She was gifted to me and my mother one week before the big guy in red’s arrival and has been an expression of the love and compassion of the season every day since. If all the fun, wonderful things about the holiday were put into an eight-pound pup, Georgia is the perfect example of ...

Holmdel Theater Company to host Broadway's Patti Murin at Duncan Smith Theater.

HOLMDEL, NJ – Caissie Levy, who originated the role of Princess Elsa in the Broadway production of Frozen, performed for Holmdel Theater Company, at Holmdel's Duncan Smith Theater, to a sold-out crowd in February. Now along comes her stage sister, Patti Murin, better known to some as Princess Anna. Murin will take the stage at 8 p.m. Saturday, November ...

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FirstEnergy Employees Light the Way for 25 Years

A photo gallery of FirstEnergy through the years is available on Flickr.

In November 1997, two electric utilities from America’s heartland, Ohio Edison Company of Akron, Ohio, and Cleveland, Ohio-based Centerior Energy, joined to form FirstEnergy Corp. The union created a stronger organization with greater resources to safely deliver power to 2.2 million customers in Ohio and ...

7th Annual FirstEnergy Hero Awards Recognize Employees for Helping Others in Their Communities

Each year, FirstEnergy’s Hero Awards recognize employees who have made a life-changing difference for coworkers, friends and even total strangers. They are heroes among us: employees who make our company – and the communities we serve – a better place to live and work because they took the time to care. 

Hero Award recipients are selected for demonstrating courage or ...

JCP&L Unveils New Live-Wire Safety Trailer

Live electric lines present a potential danger for anyone who encounters them, especially the first responders who respond to any emergency. To help protect the safety of those who protect the public, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has unveiled its newest safety trailer, designed to educate about the danger of energized wires and how to stay safe around electrical ...

FirstEnergy and JCP&L Light Up Holiday Smiles with Lighting Display

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and its subsidiary Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) will brighten Pemberton Township with a professionally designed light display as part of the second-annual “Light Up Holiday Smiles with FirstEnergy” program. The initiative is helping make the season brighter and merrier with the gift of holiday lights for three deserving communities across ...

DON'T SHOCK ME: 2ND ANNUAL FLAG FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT, NOV. 26.

November 6, 2022

RUMSON, NJ: THE SECOND ANNUAL DON'T SHOCK ME FLAG FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT IS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26, AT RUMSON FAIR HAVEN REGIONAL, 74 RIDGE ROAD, RUMSON. GAME TIME IS 9:00 A.M. REGISTRATION IS AT 8:00 A.M. Get your teams together and sign up to help support educating & creating mTSS awareness. The first game will be the First Responders battling it out again for trophy and title.

It will ...

Upcoming Events

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Wed, November 30
11:00 AM — 04:00 PM

The Shadowbrook at Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury

Monmouth Conservation Foundation's ...

TAPinto Receives 8 Excellence in Journalism Awards From the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists

November 17, 2022

PRINCETON, NJ — TAPinto journalists were honored with eight 2022 Excellence in Journalism Awards by the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.

"At TAPinto, we're about providing original local news reporting and doing it the right way - - professionally and honestly. It is an honor to be recognized by the NJ SPJ with 8 awards for our journalism," TAPinto ...

Continuation of NJ's School Based Youth Services Program is the Right Move for Our Kids

November 22, 2022

Dear Editor,

As CEO of Preferred Behavioral Healthcare Group, a provider of high-quality behavioral healthcare for children and families, I was heartened to learn that the state’s highly effective School Based Youth Services programs will continue operating in 90 school districts statewide.

We're grateful Governor Murphy has listened to the overwhelming chorus ...

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