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Knockerball Rolls In For Holmdel PTSO Fundraiser

June 14, 2017

HOLMDEL, N.J. - June 14, 2017, Holmdel High School Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) continues to shine as a positive influence in the Holmdel Public School System. Developing great ideas and working hard to promote them, they exemplify school spirit.

Today, they planned a knock out blast for students to play  Knockerball. How lucky, after a long day of ...

Stress Less

June 23, 2017

Stress Less

All of us want to stress less.  And all of us have different stresses of varying degrees.  What is interesting is the fact that a particular experience that may cause one individual stress and anxiety may be taken in simple stride by another.  For example, a new employee who was incessantly demeaned by her supervisor ended the day in near tears, whereas, another ...

Ahoy, Matey! It’s Time for Mayhem and Merriment during Belmar’s First-Ever Pirate Walk

June 22, 2017

BELMAR, NJ — There will be plenty of high-seas adventures in Belmar on Sunday, June 25 when its first-ever Pirate Walk will take over the borough’s central shopping district.

The Belmar Business Partnership is sponsoring the swashbuckling event, which will feature pirate re-enactments and entertainment, a free gift auction for those dressed as pirates and wenches, and a treasure ...

Hey Crafters - Here Comes Hobby Lobby!

June 22, 2017

HOLMDEL, N.J - Good News for Hobby Lobby Fans...Hobby Lobby is coming to Holmdel! First, a little bit of history...

In 1970, David and Barbara Green took out a $600 loan to begin making miniature picture frames out of their home. Two years later, the fledgling enterprise opened a 300-square-foot store in Oklahoma City, and Hobby Lobby was born. Today, with more than 750 stores, Hobby Lobby is ...

Tony Robbins Speaker 'Unleashes The Power Within' At The Colts Neck Business Association Meeting

COLTS NECK, N.J. – A Motivational Speaker from the Tony Robbins Institute, 'Peak Performance Strategist' Scott Gass, served up positive energy and creative problem solving techniques for members and guests of The Colts Neck Business Association (CNBA), during a popular event Monday night. The energy started at 6PM at Huddy’s Inn at their new location ...

Senator Beck Impresses at Colts Neck Business Association Meeting

COLTS NECK, N.J. - June 14, 8:00AM 

The Colts Neck Business Association (CNBA),  powered through a big agenda this morning. Hosted at the Colts Neck Library, with approximately 40 people, the Guest Speaker was N.J. State Senator Jennifer Beck (District 11).

Sue Fitzpatrick, CNBA Board President commented, "I greatly appreciate Senator Beck taking the time to ...

Holmdel High School Seniors Take A Stroll Down Memory Lane

June 23, 2017

HOLMDEL, N.J. - Holmdel High School Seniors experienced something quite incredible on the morning of Thursday, June 22.The Holmdel High School Class of 2017 donned their caps and gowns and journeyed back in time. 

They traveled together by bus to the four different schools that they attended over the years. From the Village School (grades PK- 3), to Indian Hill School ...

Holmdel PTSO Helps During The 'Finals Stretch'

HOLMDEL, NJ: June 20, 2017.  Thanks to Holmdel High School (HHS) Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO), in between final tests this week HHS students can re-energize and grab a complimentary snack and a bottle of water. The PTSO has a table set up full of snacks including everything from fresh fruits, chips, cookies, granola and cereal bars....PTSO president Melisa Mohr says, ...

It Takes A Village To Help A Butterfly

THIRD GRADE STUDENTS CREATE MONARCH BUTTERFLY WAY STATION

HOLMDEL (June 12, 2017) – “Ms. Bennett, can we help them?” was a question raised by a student in third grade this year after reading a passage about how the Monarch Butterfly population is slowly dwindling.  With the district goal of “increasing student engagement, challenge and excitement in the learning ...

HHS Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) Celebrates Another Successful Year

HOLMDEL, NJ: On Monday, June 12th, at 9:30 am, the members of The Holmdel High School (HHS) Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) met to celebrate the success of another great school year.

The meeting was held at the Middletown Pancake House, on Route 35 south, in Middletown. The PTSO Executive Board, joined by many parent volunteer members, enjoyed breakfast and coffee, while discussing ...

Holmdel High School Class of 2017 Embarks On The Epic Journey Of Higher Education

HOLMDEL, N.J. - And They're Off!

After years of dedication and hard work, the Holmdel High School Class of 2017 is proudly moving on to even greater adventures. With a nod to the past and an eye towards the future, Holmdel Public Schools has released a list of the many outstanding  pathways chosen by students in the pursuit of higher education.

According to the ...

A New Summer Classic: Strawberry Basil Lemonade

June 21, 2017

Strawberry fever may go to your head and you suddenly find yourself with more berries than you know what to do with at the moment.

There is a good chance that some at the bottom of the carton will be a little less camera ready than the ones up top. They are still tasty and juicy. A gorgeous local berry is a terrible thing to waste. When that happens make a batch of strawberry basil ...

Whole Foods Markets to be Acquired by Amazon

AUSTIN, TX - Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) today announced that they will be merging. The all-cash deal, valued at $13.7 billion includes WFM debt. Amazon paid $42 per share for the grocery chain.

Whole Foods has a nearby location in Middletown, N.J.

Whole Foods Market will continue to operate stores under the Whole Foods Market brand and source from ...

CareOne Honored as Corporation of The Year by Make-A-Wish® New Jersey

June 17, 2017

HOLMDEL, NJ – CareOne, a premier family-owned healthcare company with more than 29 facilities throughout New Jersey, was celebrated by Make-A-Wish New Jersey this month when the charitable efforts of CareOne’s CEO Daniel Straus and Executive Vice President Elizabeth Straus became the joint recipients of the Make-A-Wish New Jersey 2017 Humanitarian of the Year ...

The Week Ahead in Government

June 18, 2017

HOLMDEL/COLTS NECK, N.J. - Events listed for the week ahead:

1. Monday - Colts Neck Assessor Hours Monday 6/20 and Wednesday 6/22 between 5-8PM.

2. Tuesday 6/20 - Seniors Taking On Readiness Measures - see Events

3. Tuesday 6/20 - Holmdel Planning Board at 7PM

4. Wednesday 6/21 - Holmdel Zoning Board Continues Public Hearing on eight home subdivision application requiring a D1 ...

Sunset and Ocean Breezes for Freeholder Director Lillian Burry's Fundraising Event

SPRING LAKE, N.J. - Colts Neck resident and Monmouth County Freeholder Director Lillian Burry was honored on June 13th at an event at The Breakers in Spring Lake.

Director Burry is running for re-election in November and traveling the county to share time with folks she has represented since 2006, when she was first elected to the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Burry is no ...

Great White Shark Mary Lee is 'Loopy' off Jersey Coast

June 19, 2017

BEACH HAVEN, NJ — After five days of "ping" silence, great white shark Mary Lee has traveled about  20 miles northbound and is now off the Jersey coast between Beach Haven and Long Beach Township, again.

The 16-foot, 3,500-pound shark was last tracked at 6:54 a.m. on June 17 about 15 miles off the shoreline of Long Beach Island — the same area that she visited ...

National Weather Service Issues Reminder to 'Look Before You Lock'

June 12, 2017

The National Weather Service issued a statement to remind motorists to "Look Before You Lock' in an effort to prevent the deaths of children and pets. 

Each year, dozens of children and untold numbers of pets left in parked vehicles die from hyperthermia, which occurs when the body absorbs more heat than it can handle. Hyperthermia can occur even on a mild day with temperatures ...

Two Cars Flip Over - Accident on Holmdel/Hazlet Border

June 18, 2017

HOLMDEL, N.J. - A multi-car accident at approximately 7:15PM resulted in two overturned vehicles near the Bethany Road and Route 35 area. No serious injuries reported from witnesses at the scene. 

NWS Earl Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team Training No Cause For Alarm

COLTS NECK, N.J. - According to the Township of Colts Neck, explosive demolition training will be held at Naval Weapons Station (NWS) Earle during the week of June 12, 2017.  The Explosive Ordnance Disposal team at NWS Earle periodically coordinates this and other types of explosive demolition training.

The training may cause ground shaking and considerable noise coming from the ...

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Upcoming Events

Tue, June 27, 7:30 PM

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Holmdel Township Committee Meeting

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Wed, June 28, 8:00 PM

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Holmdel Board of Education Meeting

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2017 Design Excellence Award Winners from the New Jersey Chapter of ASID Announced at Awards Gala

June 22, 2017

The New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) celebrated its Design Excellence Awards at a gala celebration on Wednesday, June 14 at the Shadowbrook at Shrewsbury.  

Artistic Marble & Granite Surfaces of Hawthorne, N.J. and Blackman®, one of the nation’s leading suppliers of plumbing, heating, waterworks, HVAC and pipe fabrication services, were ...

Third Grade Students Create Monarch Butterfly Waystation

HOLMDEL TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
“A COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE”

Office of the Superintendent of Schools
65 McCampbell  Road
Holmdel, NJ 07733
tel: 732-946-1800 
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THIRD GRADE STUDENTS CREATE MONARCH BUTTERFLY WAY STATION

HOLMDEL (June 12, ...

Bell Works Tour Information Released

June is here and although most are busy winding down the school year, getting ready for graduations and making summer plans, we are hoping you can fit in a tour of the iconic Bell Works building.

There is so much excitement going on here and I'd love to share it with you. The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and I am sure you will be impressed with all the opportunities for residents in ...

Saint Catharine's Pre-School Openings

HOLMDEL, N.J

St. Catharine Preschool offers an early educational program to children who are two and a half through five years old.

 

Our staff is dedicated to meeting the individual needs of each child in the areas of religious, social, emotional, cognitive and physical development while providing a loving and safe environment.  Our goals for each child to develop a lifetime ...

Children Summer Fun at Monmouth Community Christian Church

Monmouth Community Christian Church hosts a week long Children Summer Camp every year for the neighboring communities.  It's a fun and learning experience for children from pre-K to 5th grade.

Address: 189 Holland Rd., Middletown, NJ 07748

Date: 7/24/17 - 7/28/17

Time: 8:45 am - 12:30 pm

Registration Fee: $55 per child (Sibling $10 off) by 6/25/17; $60 after 6/25/17

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