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August Holmdel Chamber of Commerce Meeting at Bell Works to Host International Speaker Sarah Krug, Executive Director of Cancer 101 Will Provide 'Ten Tips Relative to Every Person For Any Health Situation'

August 15, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting is Tuesday, August 21, at 8AM in the WAVE room near the main visitors entrance at Bell Works, 101 Crawfords Corner Road in Holmdel. The Holmdel Chamber is a unique, dynamic, energetic and valuable networking opportunity for all local businesses. Come tell others about your business. The speed networking ...

Local Entrepreneurs from FASTEN Make International Waves with Unique Bathing Suit Line:

Line of Swimwear Suits Many Audiences in Convenience and Design

HOLMDEL/COLTS NECK, NJ - Fasten your bathing suit magnets - FASTEN SWIM is doing laps in the fast lane.

Alexis Castellano of Holmdel and Jill Slater of Marlboro are local CEO's who have solved a bathing suit conundrum for potentially millions of people. They are also one of the first CEO teams to speak at Bell Works during ...

TAPinto Holmdel & Colts Neck Announces New Reporter Sourish Jasti: Author of Interviews With Five Nobel Laureates, Reporting From a Mission in India This Month

HOLMDEL, NJ:  TAPinto Holmdel & Colts Neck is proud to announce new intern reporter; Sourish Jasti, an honor student at Holmdel High School. Among other topics, Jasti will be reporting on business, education, technology, teen life, and event happenings in Holmdel & Colts Neck. 

See Jasti in the VIDEO here: 

Jasti has a ...

Mets’ Todd Frazier Talks Jersey Roots, Benefits of Playing Close to Home

August 12, 2018

FLUSHING, NY — Throughout the past decade, New Jersey has produced copious baseball talent at the major league level. There are currently 19 New Jersey natives in the league, a number that is higher than it’s ever been. 

"We got a lot of good guys and we represent where we’re from,” said the New York Mets’ Todd Frazier, one of those 19. 

Of ...

Red Bank - French Bakery or Art Museum?

August 7, 2018

French Bakery or Art Museum? 

Both!

An art gallery is a building or space for the exhibition of art.

As you enter the French bakery Antoinette Boulangerie, you feel you’ve entered such a space.

Antoinette Boulangerie is a sponsor of the Monmouth Film Festival which opens this Friday, August 10th.

An amazing selection of pastries, breads, quiches, tarts, ...

Famous Basille's Restaurant and Pizza Celebrates...a Grande Opening in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Va Bene! With a cut of a red ribbon, the Grand Opening of Basille's entered the history books of famous pizza. Senator Declan O'Scanlon visited as the famous foodie that he is, and joined Mayor Kevin Settembrino and Township Committee Members of Middletown, along with dozens of guests, friends and family to support Dominick Basille, the owner of ...

Official Grand Opening of Basille’s Legendary Pizza in Middletown: Monday July 30th 5PM-7PM

MIDDLETOWN, N.J - GRAND OPENING! BASILLE'S PIZZA AND RESTAURANT, JULY 30, 5PM-7PM

Come and meet the family!

Excitement is bubbling as the Basille family, famous for their pizza pies that cause major lines in NYC, and known for decades for their delicious Italian entrees, is hosting an official grand opening, at their new Middletown location.  Can you say ...

Stardust - A Futuristic Fundraiser at Bell Works in Holmdel

August 21, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ - There is a magical and charismatic gala fundraiser coming to Bell Works with Monmouth Arts and you can be a part of it. It's a futuristic fundraiser and so apropos for Bell Works. What is it about - who is launching this event and what location would make sense for an event that is sure to be out of this world?

STARDUST. a Monmouth Arts annual gala fundraiser will be a ...

Local Rock Legend from Holmdel Will Rock the Concert in the Park in Red Bank – Friday, August 24th

The Red Bank RiverCenter has a great way to end your work week.

Get M.O.B’d up - The Matt O’Ree Band.   Get it?

When: Friday, August 24th

Where: Riverside Gardens Park

Time: 6:00pm

Over the past few years, The Matt O'Ree Band has done what most area bands do.

They've played their shows, developed their sound, released their records and very quietly ...

JOE PISCOPO STARRING IN 'JOEY BENEFIT' --Don't Miss This Opportunity for YOU to Make a Movie With Joe Piscopo and Friends

 

Avellino Productions Presents JOE PISCOPO in

“Joey Benefit”

'Let’s Make a Movie With Joe and Friends'

A Magical Evening of Entertainment Truly Like no Other 

 

COLTS NECK, NJ: On Saturday, September 22, 2018  it’s ‘Lights! Camera! Action!!’ as many Colts Neck Family and Friends will arrive to the magnificent ...

Jasti Clean Water Initiative Adopts 2 Rural Government Schools In Nellipaka with Help from Holmdel Resident

August 20, 2018

Publishers Note: This is an ongoing series from Sourish Jasti

 

Sourish Jasti, reporting from Nellipaka, India.

 

This summer, I am travelling across Southern India and helping over 2,000 students get clean drinking water. Working through the Jasti Clean Water Initiative, I am providing clean drinking water to schools and communities. 

 

A brief explanation ...

New Fields On The Way: Holmdel Schools Award Referendum 2020 Field Contract at August Meeting

HOLMDEL, N.J. - The Holmdel Board of Education continues to move forward in project awards for Vision 2020. The recently approved referendum has many components. A significant component is the renovations to the recreation fields and related work. It was just approved at a Special Meeting held on August 15th.

Previously, the district rejected several bids that were significantly in excess of ...

Holmdel High School Student Tiffany Kumar Represents New Jersey with the National Association of Secretaries of State

HOLMDEL, NJ - Holmdel’s own Tiffany Kumar was proud to accept the National Association of Secretaries of State appointment as Youth Secretary of the State of New Jersey. Tiffany will represent New Jersey by spearheading the effort to help the National Election Assistance Commission recruit a new generation of youth Election Workers and Volunteers during election seasons.

Founded in 1904, ...

Monmouth County - Two History Grants Available

August 18, 2018

County Seeks Applicants for Two History Grants

September workshop sessions set for both grants

FREEHOLD, NJ – The Monmouth County Historical Commission (MCHC) has released its 2019 grant applications for both the History Regrant Program and the Historic Preservation Grant Programs and will offer separate workshops to explain the application processes to eligible non-profit ...

JCP&L to Share Power Improvement Program with Holmdel Residents

HOLMDEL ­– Starting off fresh,  residents will have a new, positive opportunity to meet with JCP&L on Tuesday, Sept. 11. This time in a much better light.

According to a news release, representatives from Jersey Central Power and Lighting (JCP&L) will appear at the Holmdel Township Senior/Community Center for a 7:30 p.m. presentation about a four-year infrastructure ...

Colts Neck Area: Route 18 Resurfacing Project from Marlboro to East Brunswick Begins Tomorrow, July 30th

TRENTON, NJ — Overnight repaving of six miles of Route 18 — from Texas Road in Marlboro to Rues Lane in East Brunswick — will begin tomorrow July 30, according to the N.J. Department of Transportation.

Temporary lane changes will occur between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. to make way for the resurfacing work by Earle Asphalt Co. of Wall. The $14.2 million federally funded project is ...

Dash 4 Dowd 5K Race Coming Soon - Sign Up Still Open

August 19, 2018

"Dash For Dowd"  - 5K Race and Kids Fun Run

Please mark Saturday, September 8, 2018 on your calendars now for the “Dash For Dowd”, a 5k race to raise money and awareness for ARVD research. The event will take place at Holmdel High School Roggy Field and include the 5k, as well as a kid’s fun run, so plan on bringing the family.

The race ...

Lunch Break of Red Bank: Helping Others Today for a Better Tomorrow

COLTS NECK, NJ - Have you helped someone today?

TAPinto attended a luncheon this week in Colts Neck, held at the home of Abbey Feiler Kober and her husband Tom Kober.  As she often is, Abbey was hosting a gathering of good people sharing the same goal of helping others. Abbey and Tom are well known for supporting initiatives that  build bridges to better ...

Camp Jinka Hosts Fun Summer Day Program at Duck Donuts in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN, NJ:  On Thursday, July 26, the Middletown Duck Donuts, at 1275 Rt. 35 North, provided more than 40 campers from Camp Jinka, a free summer day program offered by the David S. Zocchi Brain Tumor Center.  The mission of Camp Jinka is to provide kids and teens whose lives have been impacted by a diagnosis of a brain tumor, the opportunity to have a positive and ...

Navarro Breaks His Own Record For Training Wins At Monmouth Park

August 18, 2018

OCEANPORT, N.J. — ”I'm walking on air right now,” The speaker is Thoroughbred trainer Jorge Navarro after Find the Money staged a hard fought battle to win the eighth race on Thursday's Monmouth Park card.

That win gave the Panamanian-born conditioner 66 winners for the season to break the old record set last year by Navarro himself. And, the beat goes on.

In 2016, ...

Leaving Your Car Unlocked with Key Fob on Dash? Six Charged in $500,000 Luxury Car Theft Ring Including Four Cars From Holmdel

August 9, 2018

NEWARK, NJ -  This may be shocking to some people but if you leave your car unlocked and your key fob in it, it just might get stolen. 

Six individuals were charged with stealing eight cars in a multi-county $500,000 high-end car theft ring, including four from Holmdel Township, acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D.

Local Entrepreneurs from FASTEN Make International Waves with Unique Bathing Suit Line:

August 13, 2018

Line of Swimwear Suits Many Audiences in Convenience and Design

HOLMDEL/COLTS NECK, NJ - Fasten your bathing suit magnets - FASTEN SWIM is doing laps in the fast lane.

Alexis Castellano of Holmdel and Jill Slater of Marlboro are local CEO's who have solved a bathing suit conundrum for potentially millions of people. They are also one of the first CEO teams to speak at Bell Works during ...

JCWI Clean Water Initiative and School Adoption: Govt. School Serilingampally

August 14, 2018

Sourish Jasti, reporting from Hyderabad, India.

 

This summer, I am travelling across Southern India and helping over 2,000 students get clean drinking water. Working through the Jasti Clean Water Initiative, I am providing clean drinking water to schools and communities. My latest “adopted school” was the Govt. School Serilingampally.

 

A brief explanation about ...

YAGNA: Innovation in Education Combines with Clean Water Initiatives in Rural India

Sourish Jasti,  Reporting from Hyderabad, India.

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What is YAGNA?

“YAGNA – Youth Awakening for Glorious Nation Ahead” is a nonprofit organization set up by a team of doctors from Osmania Medical College, striving to contribute to continue/scale/improvise the existing health and ...

College Students Invited to a Special Mass at St Leo's in Lincroft

August 9, 2018

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Going off to college is a really big deal. Young adults are moving on to the newest adventure of the educational and personal path. Families wishing them well and praying for safe travels. The journey of life is evident in children going off to college for the first time or returning to their colleges. St. Leo's in Lincroft, has invited all college bound students for a ...

What's Eating my Basil?

August 13, 2018

The summer gardening season is in full swing and gardeners have been harvesting their bounty - lettuces, tomatoes, zucchinis, peppers and herbs. Insect activity is also gearing up in the garden.   As the growing degree days increase, so does the damaging effects of pests in the garden. Here are a few ways to protect one of the most popular herb in the garden - BASIL.  It's ...

What's Eating my Basil?

HOLMDEL/COLTS NECK, NJ - The summer gardening season is in full swing and gardeners have been harvesting their bounty - lettuces, tomatoes, zucchinis, peppers and herbs. Insect activity is also gearing up in the garden.   As the growing degree days increase, so does the damaging effects of pests in the garden. Here are a few ways to protect one of the most popular herb in the ...

Colts Neck Crash: Tanker Truck with Chlorine Overturns on Route 18

August 13, 2018

COLTS NECK, NJ - Overturned Tanker Truck| NJ-18 Southbound near MM 20.6

Police reporting a chlorine tanker overturned and actively leaking.

County HazMat dispatched and State Department of Transportation . Route 18 to be shut down in both directions. Updates as available

 

Tourniquet Used to Save Life in Holmdel Saw Acccident

HOLMDEL, NJ - A landscaping accident nearly cost a man his life at 17 Falcons Ridge Circle in Holmdel Tuesday afternoon.

According to Holmdel Police Department, at 1:35pm, Holmdel Police responded to a first aid call on Falcons Ridge Circle for a lacerated leg.  Upon arrival, Sgt. William Bernard and Ptl. John Maguire found a 52 year old male had accidently cut his leg with ...

TAPping into Local Voters for Election Day

August 20, 2018

MONMOUTH, NJ - The campaign season is soon upon Monmouth County and all its municipalities. From the top of the ballot to the bottom, candidate outreach is about to heat up. Candidates can save a lot postage by sharing their views at a local TAPinto town site. You can submit letters to the editor, candidate statements and more about important issues in your community. The  fair ...

Hat in the Ring: Lea Shave Running as Independent for Holmdel Township Committee

HOLMDEL, NJ - Local resident Lea Shave is running for Holmdel Township Committee. Shave is a 19 year resident. Her campaign was announced by a local citizens group called Save Holmdel Village. According to the release from Save Holmdel Village, Shave is a candidate that intends to cross party lines. 

Her platform is based on the theme, “Time for Change" ...

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Wed, August 22, 6:00 PM

Bodman Park, Red Bank

Area Event in Red Bank: Share a Smile Park Day ...

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Sat, September 1, 9:00 AM

Holmdel Park, Holmdel

Saturday in the Park Women’s 5K

Giving Back Health & Wellness Sports

Sat, September 15, 7:00 PM

Dearborn Market Green House, Holmdel

Dearborn Market Wine Tasting and Pig Roast

Food & Drink Giving Back

Stardust - A Futuristic Fundraiser at Bell Works in Holmdel

August 21, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ - There is a magical and charismatic gala fundraiser coming to Bell Works with Monmouth Arts and you can be a part of it. It's a futuristic fundraiser and so apropos for Bell Works. What is it about - who is launching this event and what location would make sense for an event that is sure to be out of this world?

STARDUST. a Monmouth Arts annual gala fundraiser will be a ...

Library Donation Update from Holmdel Township

August 21, 2018

Holmdel Township Library Statement On Donations

Since opening in late 2017, Holmdel Township has been pleased to offer the Holmdel Township Library and Learning Center, located inside the Bell Works building at 101 Crawfords Corner Road in Holmdel.

The facility is owned by Holmdel Township pursuant to a free, 20-year lease from Somerset Development, while the library itself is operated by ...

Adoptable Horses, Riders With Disabilities To Star At Hampton Classic On Aug. 27

BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. — The Hampton Classic Horse Show, which returns to its world-class 65-acre showgrounds in Bridgehampton, N.Y, Aug. 26-Sept. 2, will host its eighth annual Adoption & Animal Welfare Day and 13th annual Long Island Horse Show Series for Riders with Disabilities (LIHSSRD) Finals on Monday, Aug. 27.

The Hampton Classic’s Adoption & Animal Welfare Day has ...

Houghtaling and Downey Host Second Senior Summer Alzheimer’s Q&A

After the success of their first Senior Summer Health Q&A on Alzheimer's Disease, Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey have decided to once again partner with the Alzheimer's Association to bring vital information to residents.

On Thursday, Aug. 30, the Assembly Members will host a Senior Health Q&A centered on legal and financial planning for Alzheimer's ...

Handlin and Gopal Empower & Inform Residents at Fraud Panel

Assemblywoman Amy Handlin and Senator Vin Gopal, in a bipartisan effort, hosted a fraud panel to educate residents on the dangers of scams and teach them how they can protect themselves.

The panel was held on Wednesday, Aug. 15 in the Warner Student Life Center at Brookdale Community College. The Legislators were joined by a panel of experts who shed light on the types of scams that target ...

Obituaries

Dec 20, 1925 - Aug 18, 2018
George Mavrookas, 92, of Colts Neck passed away on Saturday, August 18th, 2018 . Born in Anavryti, ...
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Jan 29, 1935 - Aug 14, 2018
John B. Altomare, 83, of the Shady Oaks section of Middletown passed away on Tuesday, August 14th, ...
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Nov 5, 1941 - Aug 6, 2018
Maureen R. Vitale, 76 of Palm City, Florida, died on Monday August 6, 2018 at her daughter’s ...
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Common HVAC Home Inspection Problems

The heating and cooling system is one of the most important systems in a home, which is why the home inspection may include a detailed exam of this equipment. Here are common problems homeowners encounter:

Filters:If filters aren’t changed regularly, air flow can become blocked, causing problems with heating and cooling functions.
Leaks:Any leak can be a precursor to a larger ...