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Bell Market's Weekly Menu Offers Culinary Inspiration

May 21, 2018

HOLMDEL, N.J. - In a word, yum.

Bell Market's carefully curated culinary world has opened and what a world awaits the tenants and visitors of Bell Works.

In the event you are hungry, which is at least three times a day, enjoy reading this weekly menu to give you an idea of what awaits you at Bell Market at Bell Works in Holmdel.

Send a pic of your delish dish to our ...

Belmar Mayor’s Pardoning of Lobster Will Kick Off New Jersey Seafood Festival

BELMAR, NJ — With the start of the New Jersey Seafood Festival tomorrow, Belmar Mayor Brian Magovern wants to show a lobster some love.

At 3:30 p.m. on May 18, he will kick off the annual three-day event by pardoning “Lucky Larry the Lobster” on the Fifth Avenue beach and then releasing it into the ocean … hopefully.

“In my power as mayor, I want to pardon a ...

Delicious Orchards: The Country Food Market's Recipe of the Week

BABA GANOUSH (ROASTED EGGPLANT HUMMUS)

2 medium eggplants (about 3 lbs.)
1 can of chick peas (about 15 oz.)
1/3 cup tahini
1/3 cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice
2 TBS garlic, minced
½ tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. Kosher salt
2 TBS fresh parsley, chopped
¼ cup olive oil
¼ tsp. cayenne

Adjust an oven rack to the middle position and set broiler to high.  Line a ...

Saint John Vianney Continues Undefeated Season with Win Over Colts Neck, Advances to Shore Conference Tournament

May 26, 2018

HOLMDEL, N.J. - The undefeated season for the St. John Vianney softball team continued on Friday afternoon when the No. 2 seed Lancers kept No. 15 seed Colts Neck off the scoreboard. Behind the great pitching of sophomore Julia Parker, the Lancers defeated Colts Neck 5-0 to improve to 22-0 on the season and advance to the quarterfinals of the Shore Conference Tournament.

 

“Julia ...

Weekend Soccer Action: FC Monmouth Set For Inaugural Season Home Opener

Monmouth County's First Minor League Soccer Team

RED BANK, N.J.  - This weekend will be very exciting one for area fans of soccer. The action is taking place on Saturday as the new minor league soccer club, FC Monmouth, brings ''The Beautiful Game" to Red Bank's Count Basie Park for its home opener Saturday, May 26th at 6pm. FC Monmouth ...

Colt Neck’s Terrific Girls Lacrosse Season Ends in Semifinals Loss to Notre Dame

Lawrenceville, N.J. - This spring has been a great one for the Colts Neck High School girls lacrosse team to say the least. A 14-0 start to the season helped pave the way for the Cougars to become Shore Conference-A Division champions. With a dominating 17-5 quarterfinal win over No.7 seed Lawrence last week, the No. 3 seeded Cougars punched their ticket to the semifinals of the NJSIAA Central ...

A.J. Perri Helping Veterans in Need - Again

May 18, 2018

TINTON FALLS, NJ – A.J. Perri is back helping veterans in need – this time launching a search for veterans and their families through a partnership with ABC-TV.

As part of the A.J. Perri Cares Program, a lucky New Jersey veteran and their family will receive air conditioning/heating relief this summer.

"They fought for our country, and their families sacrificed," said ...

Debbie Brew In The Swim of Strong Women - Volunteers for Generations

HOLMDEL, N.J. - 

Volunteer

[vol-uh n-teer] 

Noun

1. A person who voluntarily offers himself or herself for a service or undertaking.

2. A person who performs a service willingly and without pay.

3. Debbie Brew

Debbie Brew is always in motion. In ...

Holmdel's Dr. Salem Samra Travels to the Middle East in Humanitarian Mission; Performs 20 Surgeries in One Week

HOLMDEL, NJ:   There are heroes among us. Every day men and women who do extraordinary things with grace, modesty and an inner strength that is a model for current and future generations. Worldwide crises, striking close to home, beckon action from those who possess the talent to help and the passion to make a difference. That is this story.

For seven years we have heard and read about ...

Red Cross Shares 20 Ways to be Safe This Summer

May 25, 2018

Download free Red Cross Apps to have safety information at your fingertips

The upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend is the unofficial start of summer when many people will begin traveling, firing up the grill, and enjoying swimming and other water-related activities. The American Red Cross wants everyone to have fun and offers 20 things people can do to be safe all summer ...

Sunday Morning 'Exercising with Colts Neck Mayor JP Bartolomeo' Evolves into Successful Farm House 5K

COLTS NECK, NJ:  They came! It was gloomy, the ground soggy, and it looked like it may rain, but more than 200 showed up Sunday morning at Colts Neck Town Core Center at 8:00 a.m., to join the Colts Neck Mayor JP Bartolomeo for the First Colts Neck Farm House 5K. Residents, local and county officials, members of Fire, Police and First Aid, The Lions Club, as well as the Boy Scouts, members ...

Title Boxing Club of Holmdel Summer Camps Now Enlisting

HOLMDEL, N.J. - We’re enlisting NOW for kids summer camp! Sign your child up for a summer filled with fun boxing activities while getting a great workout at the same time! We guarantee a safe, clean environment for all of our members and staff! Give us a call today or stop in for more details!

2145 State Route 35
Holmdel, New Jersey 07733

In the Holmdel Kohls Shopping Center ...

May is 'Older American Month': SCAN Holds Successful Senior Expo on May 11 at Monmouth Mall

May 13, 2018

EATONTOWN, N.J. – The Social Community Activities Network (SCAN) hosted the "Engage at Every Age"  Senior Expo & Fashion show on May 11, at Monmouth Mall. It was quite a success with interested guests, talented models and fashion trends on display. 

May is national Older Americans Month and their theme for this year is “Engage at Every ...

Green Leaf Pet Resort & Hotel Joins with Local Business Groups to Host Regional Networking Event

May 20, 2018

OAKHURST, NJ:  The Colts Neck Business Association (CNBA), along with the Eatontown Industrial Park Association (EIPA), the Navesink Business Group (NBG), and  Monmouth Health and Life Magazine, joined together last Thursday, from 5:30-7:30 pm, for a dynamic regional networking event. Green Leaf Pet Resort hosted the evening at their 2nd location, a new 35,000 square foot facility ...

Jockeying for Position: Senators Gopal and O'Scanlon Share their Support for Sports Betting Legislation

TRENTON, N.J. – Well that was fast.

Mere hours after the Supreme Court’s landmark decision allowing striking down the federal ban on sports betting, full throated support for the decision and legislative introductions ruled the day.

“I am extremely pleased with the Supreme Court’s decision to allow sports betting in New Jersey by finding the Professional ...

Culinary and Hospitality Excellence at Holmdel Chamber Meeting, at Bell Works on May 22, with Restauranteur, Sommelier and Bell Market Partner; Chantelle Corbo

HOLMDEL, N.J. - Ready for a gastronomic delight? A culinary cue? Bell Market & RBC Hospitality is coming to meet the Holmdel Chamber of Commerce. It is also Paint the Town Pink  month so try to wear something pink! The details:

Holmdel businesses are meeting at the upcoming Holmdel Chamber of Commerce Meeting on Tuesday, May 22, at 8 a.m. in the WAVE room at ...

Monmouth Park Kicks Off Memorial Weekend With Day of Stakes

May 27, 2018

OCEANPORT, N.J. — Money Multiplier kept up his role of being a money making machine for owners Al Shahania Stud and trainer Chad Brown when he took the lead inside the 1/16 pole and went on to win Monmouth Park's $196,000, Grade 2 Monmouth Stakes for the second straight time on May 26.

One race earlier, Adam Staple and Jalin Stable's Pennsylvania-bred Page McKenney showed ...

Operators of Monmouth Park Say Sports Betting Delay Cost Them $139 Million

OCEANPORT, N.J. — The New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, which operates Monmouth Park is seeking damages for lost revenues it claims was the result of a long legal battle over sports betting.

The association filed a motion seeking damages in the New Jersey District Court in Trenton on May 24.

The Supreme Court recently ruled that a federal law banning sports betting ...

Holmdel Sports and Enrichment Camps

May 25, 2018

Holmdel Township School District

2018 SUMMER CAMPS

Would you like a full-day experience right here in Holmdel? Check out our summer camp options.

AM Sports Camps

A variety of Sports Camps are offered in the morning 8:30am-11:30am. Sports Camps are open to rising 2nd through 8th graders, residents and non-residents. Coaches TBD.

PM Enrichment Camps
We are excited to partner ...

Local Schools Unified for the Sixth Annual Unified Game Day at Holmdel's Cross Farm Park

HOLMDEL, N.J. -  The Holmdel Township School District held its sixth annual Unified Game Day Monday, May 14th at Cross Farm Park in Holmdel. In addition to children and young people from Holmdel, students from Colts Neck, Keansburg, Middletown and Upper Freehold school districts were invited.  Holmdel Schools released additional information on the event:

Unified Game ...

Gound-Breaking Dance Program for Individuals with Learning Differences: 'Rythm Works' Now Available at Colts Neck Dance Academy

COLTS NECK, N.J. - Rhythm Works is a ground-breaking Rhythm & Dance program that recognizes how movement serves an integral role in helping the brain function at its best, and was created for individuals with learning differences and a wide variety of diagnoses. It uses music, purposeful movement and defined rhythm patterns to fully integrate the body, mind, and spirit. The program is ...

Gound-Breaking Dance Program for Individuals with Learning Differences: 'Rythm Works' Now Available at Colts Neck Dance Academy

May 15, 2018

COLTS NECK, N.J. - Rhythm Works is a ground-breaking Rhythm & Dance program that recognizes how movement serves an integral role in helping the brain function at its best, and was created for individuals with learning differences and a wide variety of diagnoses. It uses music, purposeful movement and defined rhythm patterns to fully integrate the body, mind, and spirit. The program is ...

Holmdel Foundation for Educational Excellence Hosts the 'Great Spring Gala'

April 17, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ:  Even Gatsby was outbid Saturday evening at the successful and fun 1920's themed fundraiser hosted by Holmdel Foundation for Educational Excellence (HFEE), held at Eagle Oaks Country Club in Farmingdale, NJ. The biennial event broke records in every way over previous Gala events.  "It was sold out in less than 3 days, with a record breaking 100 more attendees than ...

Jockeying for Position: Senators Gopal and O'Scanlon Share their Support for Sports Betting Legislation

May 14, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. – Well that was fast.

Mere hours after the Supreme Court’s landmark decision allowing striking down the federal ban on sports betting, full throated support for the decision and legislative introductions ruled the day.

“I am extremely pleased with the Supreme Court’s decision to allow sports betting in New Jersey by finding the Professional ...

Holmdel: Detours for Roadwork Next Week

Construction Notice - Crawfords Corner Rd. Phase III - Road Closure

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE

Crawfords Corner Road Improvements Phase III

On Tuesday May 8th and Wednesday May 9th  weather permitting, milling, pavement repairs and final paving is scheduled for Crawfords Corner Road between Falcons Ridge Circle and Deercrest Drive.  The milling and pavement repairs will take ...

A Call to Action: More than 200 Join the Walk on May 19th, in Sea Bright to Honor Vienna Carly Savino and Raise Awareness for SUDC

May 19, 2018

SEA BRIGHT, N.J. - They were called to action...and they came. Men, women and children from near and far joined together in Sea Bright to walk in the Run with the Royals 5K in support of Vienna Carly Savino. Vienna's family, from Holmdel, launched "Team Vienna" to honor her and raise awareness of Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood, SUDC. Vienna ...

$300 Million Dollar Scam: Colts Neck Resident, Parmjit "Paul" Parmar, 48, Former CEO of a Healthcare Services Company, Charged in Elaborate Investment Fraud

May 16, 2018

NEWARK, N.J. – The former CEO, CFO and an executive director of a publicly traded health care services company were charged today with allegedly orchestrating a widespread scheme to defraud investors and others out of hundreds of millions of dollars in connection with a merger transaction designed to convert the company into a private entity, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito and Acting ...

Simcha Under the Stars

May 23, 2018

ABERDEEN, N.J. - Temple Shalom of Aberdeen is presenting the first "Commitment to Community" Award on Saturday, June 16, from 7PM-Midnight. According to the announcement:

There will be an enchanted evening of cocktails, dining, dancing and celebration as we commemorate the 55th anniversary of Temple Shalom of Aberdeen; present the first "Commitment to ...

Fix it Already: Laurel Avenue the Scene of Constant Crashes Under Train Bridge

May 22, 2018

A Little Bit Lower Now... 👮‍♂️

HOLMDEL, N.J. - Holmdel Police Responded to the Umpteenth Call of a Truck Crashing Under Laurel Ave Bridge.

According to HPD - This morning at 11:40am, yet another tractor trailer traveling on Laurel Ave struck the New Jersey Transit railroad bridge.  The trailer became wedged under the bridge and had to be removed by a heavy duty towing ...

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May is 'Older American Month': SCAN Holds Successful Senior Expo on May 11 at Monmouth Mall

May 13, 2018

EATONTOWN, N.J. – The Social Community Activities Network (SCAN) hosted the "Engage at Every Age"  Senior Expo & Fashion show on May 11, at Monmouth Mall. It was quite a success with interested guests, talented models and fashion trends on display. 

May is national Older Americans Month and their theme for this year is “Engage at Every ...

Upcoming Events

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Mon, May 28, 10:00 AM

Town Hall, Colts Neck

Colts Neck Memorial Day Bicycle Decorating ...

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Mon, May 28, 10:30 AM

Town Hall, Holmdel

Holmdel Memorial Day Ceremony

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Tue, May 29

Battleground Country Club, Manalapan

SRF Golf Outing

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Sat, June 2, 8:30 AM

Sunnyside Equestrian Center, Lincroft

Special People To Ride Horse Show

Horses

NFL Alumni To Host Charity Event At MetLife Stadium on June 13, 2018 From 5:30PM To 9:00PM Fun for Adults and Kids Tickets Available. Kids Under 10 Free Meet NFL Players and Play Celebrity Flag Football Field Access. Pictures. Autographs. Tours. KanJam and Cornhole Tournaments

May 27, 2018

NFL Alumni To Host Charity Event At MetLife Stadium on June 13, 2018 From 5:30PM To 9:00PM

Fun for Adults and Kids 

Tickets Available. Kids Under 10 Free

 

Meet NFL Players and Play Celebrity Flag Football

Field Access. Pictures. Autographs. Tours.

KanJam and Cornhole Tournaments

 

The NFL Alumni Association (NFLA) will host a charity event on June 13th at ...

Monmouth Medical Center Receives $4 Million Gift from Dawkins Family to Transform Women’s Health Services

Monmouth Medical Center (MMC), an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has received a $4 million transformational leadership gift from the Dawkins Family to support its Women’s Services program.  MMC has named this new Women’s Services program in honor of the late Judith W. Dawkins, a long-time benefactor and MMC Foundation Trustee. 

“Everyone who knew Judi knows how much ...

New Jersey Future Farmers of America Awards Monmouth County Division of Economic Development with Distinguished Service Award

New Jersey Future Farmers of America Awards
Monmouth County Division of Economic Development
with Distinguished Service Award

Freeholder Deputy Director Lillian Burry also given Honorary FFA Degree

FREEHOLD, NJ –Monmouth County Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone accepted the 2018 Future Farmers of America (FFA) 2018 Distinguished Service Award for Monmouth County Division of ...

Monmouth Park Kicks Off Memorial Weekend With Day of Stakes

May 27, 2018

OCEANPORT, N.J. — Money Multiplier kept up his role of being a money making machine for owners Al Shahania Stud and trainer Chad Brown when he took the lead inside the 1/16 pole and went on to win Monmouth Park's $196,000, Grade 2 Monmouth Stakes for the second straight time on May 26.

One race earlier, Adam Staple and Jalin Stable's Pennsylvania-bred Page McKenney showed ...

Obituaries

Aug 28, 1938 - May 22, 2018
Karen A. Brooks, 79 of Colts Neck, passed away on Tuesday, May 22nd at Silver Care Center ...
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Feb 2, 1936 - May 20, 2018
Margaret M. Woj, 82, of New Smyrna Beach, FL. passed away on Sunday, May 20th, 2018 in Port Orange, ...
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