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Award Winning NPZ Style + Décor Founder and Creative Director at Bell Works in Holmdel:  Designer-Paola Zamudio  

February 16, 2018

 

There’s a buzz about Holmdel’s Bell Works, not just around town, but across New Jersey and into Manhattan. In the design world Bell Works has won national awards and global attention. Something altogether different is happening in suburbia and a lot of it has to do with the vision and careful choices of one man, Somerset Development President; Ralph Zucker.  Similar ...

Holmdel Chamber of Commerce to Host Sheriff Shaun Golden at Bell Works on Tuesday, February 27th

HOLMDEL, N.J. - Cyber crime keeps business owners awake at night, the heroin epidemic is cutting down a generation of young talent and homeland security is always top of mind.

These challenging issues and more are on tap for the Holmdel Chamber of Commerce as it hosts Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden at its February 27th meeting. It begins at 8AM in the Wave Room at Bell Works in ...

Berry Delicious: Frutta Bowls is a Healthy Addition to Colts Neck Area

COLTS NECK, N.J. - TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck is proud to welcome Frutta Bowls of Colts Neck as an advertising partner on TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck's daily local on-line news. Readers can signup at http://tapinto.net/enews to stay in the know.

It all started with a berry. A delicious, super nutritious, acai berry. 

The newest wave of the ...

Legislative Bill to Further Protect Children and Keep Sexual Predators Out of Schools Clears Assembly

February 13, 2018

    (TRENTON) –  Area legislators are endeavoring to ensure that local school districts such as Holmdel and Colts Neck and elsewhere in the state have still more protections from sexual predators. In furtherance of that goal they released a statement.

 Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Joann Downey, Pamela Lampitt and Joe Lagana to thoroughly vet ...

Video: Year of the Dog: Jersey Shore Chinese School in Holmdel Celebrates the Chinese New Year

HOLMDEL, N.J. - The Jersey Shore Chinese School has been educating area children and adults in chinese language and related chinese culture for many years. Each year, they celebrate with the community during the Chinese New Year event. This year it was held on February 3rd. The Chinese New Year is on February ...

Narcan in Holmdel and Colts Neck High Schools? Legislation to Address Drug Scourge in Schools Clears Assembly Panel

TRENTON– Its finally come to this. After years of alarm bells being sounded and increased youth death from addiction and overdose, new laws are now being crafted to save lives - in the schools.

According to a media release, legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Vince Mazzeo, Joseph Lagana, Bob Andrzejczak, Andrew Zwicker, Bruce Land, Dan Benson & Joann Downey to ...

ShopRite Recalls 20,000 Pounds of Misbranded Empanadas Containing Egg from 29 Stores Including Dearborn Farms

February 16, 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C.  — Nearly 20,000 pounds of misbranded pork and chicken empanadas have been pulled from the shelves of Saker ShopRites, including its two locations in Wall at ...

Still Time For Valentine's at Delicious Orchards!

COLTS NECK, N.J. - It’s not too late to get something special for your Valentine!! Stop by Delicious Orchards up until 6PM for beautiful flowers, delicious desserts and special Valentine treats!! Visit http://deliciousorchardsnj.com 320 Route 34 South Colts Neck NJ 07722 732-462-1989

Berry Delicious: Frutta Bowls is a Healthy Addition to Colts Neck Area

COLTS NECK, N.J. - TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck is proud to welcome Frutta Bowls of Colts Neck as an advertising partner on TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck's daily local on-line news. Readers can signup at http://tapinto.net/enews to stay in the know.

It all started with a berry. A delicious, super nutritious, acai berry. 

The newest wave of the ...

Start Planning Now For Summer Jobs

February 13, 2018

HOLMDEL/COLTS NECK, N.J. - Summer is only four short months away, which means that necessary preparations must be made. This precocious time should be spent acquiring a summer wardrobe, picking out books to read on the shore, and… job searching? 

Like many high school students, you may want a job this summer, whether it be to earn some extra spending money or start on a college ...

Maya Shah: New Journalist Welcomed to TAPinto Holmdel & Colts Neck

HOLMDEL, N.J. - Tap into Holmdel and Colts Neck is proud to introduce Maya Shah as our first intern at TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck - the only free daily online news in Holmdel and Colts Neck. Sign up at http://tapinto.net/enews

Maya, of Middletown, attends Allied Academy as a Senior Honors Student and will be creating excellent content focused on teen life and important ...

9Round Fitness of Colts Neck: Fitness That Empowers

February 6, 2018

COLTS NECK, N.J. - TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck is proud to welcome 9Round 30 Minute Kickbox Fitness of Colts Neck as an advertiser with the TAPinto family of local daily on-line news.

Fitness that empowers

9Round works because it includes everything you need: a full-body workout that's fast, effective and fun... personal trainers to help you... and expert nutritional guidance.

TITLE Boxing Club of Holmdel: Empowering, Exhilarating, Addictive

HOLMDEL, N.J. - TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck is proud to welcome TITLE Boxing Club of Holmdel as an advertising partner of the TAPinto family of local daily on-line news.

AnnMarie Earle, owner of TITLE Boxing Club Holmdel has been a kickboxing enthusiast for many years. After spending much of her professional career as an executive in the pharmaceutical industry, she developed a strong ...

Dr. Brendan Mulholland and Integrated Medicine Alliance Celebrate Hazlet Family Care's 5 Year Anniversary

HAZLET, N.J. - Healthcare delivery has changed tremendously in the last few years. Ever increasing premiums, higher deductibles, plan design changes and more have resulted in an evolution of the care continuum. This has impacted both the patients and the providers when individuals and families need urgent care. The medical practices that successfully navigate these new pathways for ...

Video: Monmouth County Republican Committee Holds 55th Annual Lincoln Day Dinner

February 10, 2018

FREEHOLD, N.J. - The Monmouth County Republican Organization held their most popular event of the year, the 55th Annual Lincoln Day Dinner. Held every year in February, it is a confab of republican leaders and supporters throughout Monmouth County. This year was no different at the South Gate Manor in Freehold.

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden also serves as the ...

Pascucci Resigns as Deputy Mayor: Will Stay on as Committeeman

February 13, 2018

HOLMDEL, N.J. - During the Township Committee meeting on Tuesday, Deputy Mayor, Dr. Rocco Pascucci, resigned his role as Deputy Mayor.  He intends to remain on as a Township Committeeman. The news appeared to come as a surprise to the other members of the Township Committee. 

He served as Deputy to Mayor Tom Critelli. The positions of Mayor and ...

Meet The Leaders: Exclusive Interview with United States Congressman Chris Smith and TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck

HOLMDEL/COLTS NECK, N.J. - TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck met recently for an exclusive interview with Congressman Chris Smith. Congressman Smith serves Holmdel and Colts Neck in a sprawling district which encompasses municipalities in Monmouth, Ocean and Mercer County. He is running for re-election this year.

During the initial part of the interview, he discussed his ...

New Law Requires Amateur Sports Organizations To Report Sexual Abuse

February 16, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — . – Senate Bill 534, Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 was signed into law on Jan. 14, 2018, effective immediately.

The bill imposes a duty on amateur sports organizations, including US Equestrian and its members, to report suspected sex-abuse to local or federal law enforcement or to a ...

N.J. Horse To Be Awarded Planetree Service Animal Medal of Honor

 

THREE BRIDGES, N.J. — Thanks to bitter cold weather, it had been some time since the veterans had been able to attend therapy sessions at Spring Reins of Life (SRoL).

When the weather cleared the veterans arrived at the farm with news they were excited to share — Spring Thaw, the lead therapy horse, was to be honored by the Veteran’s Administration with the ...

Willy Wonka in Holmdel: St. Catharine's CYO Hosts Pasta Dinner with a Chocolate Fountain

February 3, 2018

HOLMDEL, N.J - Willy Wonka made a surprise visit to Saint Catherine's RC Church for the Christian Youth Organization sponsored Pasta Dinner held recently. Guests who attended came into a warm greeting as they mingled about with their neighbors and friends in the Father Sheg Center (which was the original church). The tables were set up nicely with a nod to Willy ...

Diane Turton, Realtors: Premier Real Estate Company with 18 Offices Including Holmdel and Colts Neck

February 5, 2018

HOLMDEL/COLTS NECK, N.J. - TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck is proud to welcome the Holmdel and Colts Neck offices of Diane Turton Realtors as an advertising partner of the TAPinto  family of local daily on-line news.

Since 1985, the Diane Turton, Realtors name has achieved renowned recognition as the premier real estate company in the markets they serve. Led by ...

Travels Tips and Tricks - Passport Fees Are Going Up So Plan Ahead

February 8, 2018

TAPintoTravels - All U.S. citizens should be aware that passport fees are set to increase this spring.

The U.S. Department of State is raising the Passport Execution Fee from $25.00 to $35.00 on April 2. The fee is mandated by the Department of State. It applies to passport applications that are submitted to an authorized agent, including a US Post Office, County Clerk or ...

Missed Traveling to the Winter Olympics? Good News You Can Still Watch the Opening Ceremony

TAPinto Travels - The opening ceremony for the XXIII Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang starts at 8PM KT on Friday which is 6AM EST.  

두려워하지 마! 한국은 동부 표준시 이후 14 시간이며 개장식은 러시 아워 (Lush Hour)의 초기 시간이지만, 여전히 볼 수 있습니다. NBC는 2 월 9 일 금요일 오후 8시에 프라임 타임 TV 시간 중 개회식을 재방송합니다.

Do not fret!  Although, Korea is 14 hours after EST and the opening ceremony is at the early hours of ...

U.S. Senate: Former Celgene CEO Bob Hugin Announces Republican Candidacy to Challenge Menendez

February 14, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Elks Club in Springfield on Tuesday was the setting for Bob Hugin of Summit to announce is candidacy as a Republican for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Bob Menendez.

The former CEO and Chairman of Celgene, Hugin resigned from the company on February 5 as executive chairman.  The crowd of over 100 was largely enthusiastic party ...

Video: Monmouth County Republican Committee Holds 55th Annual Lincoln Day Dinner

FREEHOLD, N.J. - The Monmouth County Republican Organization held their most popular event of the year, the 55th Annual Lincoln Day Dinner. Held every year in February, it is a confab of republican leaders and supporters throughout Monmouth County. This year was no different at the South Gate Manor in Freehold.

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden also serves as the ...

Meet The Leaders: Exclusive Interview with United States Congressman Chris Smith and TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck

HOLMDEL/COLTS NECK, N.J. - TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck met recently for an exclusive interview with Congressman Chris Smith. Congressman Smith serves Holmdel and Colts Neck in a sprawling district which encompasses municipalities in Monmouth, Ocean and Mercer County. He is running for re-election this year.

During the initial part of the interview, he discussed his ...

Former Municipal Judge in Colts Neck, Middletown and Other Towns Pleads Guilty in Ticket-Fixing Scheme

February 11, 2018

FREEHOLD, NJ — A former municipal court judge, who sat on the bench in nearby Bradley Beach and Neptune City, has pleaded guilty to falsifying records in a ticket-fixing scheme that benefited the towns in which he served, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

Richard Thompson, 62, of Middletown entered a guilty plea on February 2 to one count of fourth-degree ...

Holmdel Township Committee Honors Winning Cheer Teams and Gold Medal Gymnast

February 17, 2018

HOLMDEL, N.J. - The Holmdel Township Committee honored Holmdel Cheerleaders on Tuesday as well as Ava Hernando, for their respective successes.

Holmdel Division 10 (D10) and Division 14 (D14) Cheer Teams both brought home big wins after competing in the Jersey Shore Cheer Competition. The D10 Cheer Team brought home a stellar First Place Trophy, finishing first in the American Youth ...

Recreation Needs Assessment Open House

Recreation Needs Assessment Open House

The Township of Holmdel will be conducting an open house on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, from 5 pm to 9 pm, at the Township's Senior/Community Center located at 6 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel, NJ in order to solicit input from the public on the Township’s overall park system.   

All Township residents are invited to drop-in ...

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How to Talk with Kids About the Florida Shooting

February 15, 2018

The tragedy of the Florida school shooting is devastating, leaving 17 killed and 15 injured. Our children can easily identify with what occurred yesterday. It will be the topic of conversation today in schools everywhere. School administrators are doing all they can to provide support and guidance. The shootings affect children, teachers, and school personnel. The school shooting ...

Mortgage Matters

Market Update

Retail Sales and CPI reports for January just released.  Both stocks and bonds selling off.

Consumer inflation has been benign for most of 2017.  In some months consumer inflation even dropped on month over month basis.  This morning CPI report shows a strong reversal to last year’s trend.

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for January rose 0.5% month over ...

The Negative Voices Inside Your Teenagers Head

This is what a teen might say about his or her self-talk:

I’m mad. I don’t know why. Sometimes I wake up mad, other days it creeps up me. I don’t like it. It doesn’t feel good. I wish I wasn’t so mad but I am. I can’t help it.

Everyday is a prison, trapped inside this changing body, doing the same day over and over. My whole life is made up of things ...

Upcoming Events

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Wed, February 21, 6:00 PM

Bell Works, Holmdel

Best of the Fest: Indoor/Outdoor Movie at Bell ...

Arts & Entertainment

Wed, February 21, 7:30 PM

Holmdel Town Hall, Holmdel

Holmdel Environmental Commission

Green

Fri, February 23, 6:30 PM

On the Deck Restaurant and Bar, Atlantic Highlands, NJ

Hearts for Horses

Giving Back

Motor Vehicle Accident: Driving While Intoxicated Charge on Middletown Road

February 16, 2018

Motor Vehicle Accident

On 2/16/18 at 12:30 PM, Ptl. David D'Arcy responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Middletown Road.  Upon arrival, Ptl. D'Arcy and Capt. Frank Allocco observed a vehicle had driven off the roadway and struck a utility pole.  The driver of the vehicle, identified as Shawn P. Gallagher, 57, Keansburg, was not injured.  However, he ...

Planning Underway for AHC’s 2018 Issues Forum

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Horse Council (AHC) announced that 2018 National Issues Forum will take place on Tuesday, June 12 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C.

The theme will be “Let’s Capitalize On It!” and will focus on ways the equine industry can learn and grow from both equine and outside industry segments as well as expanding technology beneficial to ...

Princess Tea Party

Calling all princesses! We're rolling out the red
carpet for a royally fun time! Join us for a magical afternoon as we create our own crowns, wands, and enchanted accessories! After we will partake in a majestic tea party! Open to all princesses ages 3-6. All children must be accompanied by a
parent/guardian. Pre-registration is required.

Holmdel Township Committee Honors Winning Cheer Teams and Gold Medal Gymnast

February 17, 2018

HOLMDEL, N.J. - The Holmdel Township Committee honored Holmdel Cheerleaders on Tuesday as well as Ava Hernando, for their respective successes.

Holmdel Division 10 (D10) and Division 14 (D14) Cheer Teams both brought home big wins after competing in the Jersey Shore Cheer Competition. The D10 Cheer Team brought home a stellar First Place Trophy, finishing first in the American Youth ...

Obituaries

John Patrick Walsh, Sr. died peacefully at Delray Beach Medical Center on February 6th, 2018 at 87 ...
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Let the Games Begin

I am truly awed by the Olympics.  Watching these superb young athletes on TV inspires me to renew my membership to the gym and pursue my lifelong dream of taking home the gold.  

 

The problem is that in my deluded head, I can see actually see myself standing atop the podium.  I am wrapped in a puffy designer ski coat with a huge piece of bling slung around my neck ...

In the Driver's Seat

Honey, I am going to take the Roadster out for a quick spin around the sun. I’ll be back in a few million years.

 

That’s nice dear. While you are out, could you pick up a gallon of milk?

 

In what has to be the greatest road trip of all time and space, Elon Musk, the visionary inventor, engineer, and billionaire investor loaded his very own red Tesla ...