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

February 22, 2018

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 ...

Vydia in Holmdel Raises $7M: Expands Its Distance as Market Leader in Digital Rights Management and Monetization

Vydia Raises $7M Series A Round to Advance its Leading Digital Rights Management and Monetization Platform

HOLMDEL, N.J., Feb. 20, 2018 -- Inc 500 company Vydia announced today it has completed its initial close of $7.0 million Series A funding on the heels of significant user and financial growth. The company now has more than 200,000 content users that create, distribute, monetize, store, ...

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

 

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 ...

NJ Governor Signs Executive Order to Fly Flags at Half-Staff to Recognize Parkland Florida Victims

February 19, 2018

New Jersey Governor Phillip D. Murphy signed Executive Order No.1 on Monday ordering the flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of New Jersey to be flown at half-staff to recognize and mourn the passing of the victims in Parkland, Florida. 

The order is for all state offices, agencies and instrumentalities including schools for February 20.

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

    (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 ...

Delicious Orchards: The Country Food Market

February 21, 2018

COLTS NECK, N.J. -  TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck  is proud to welcome Delicious Orchards as an integrated marketing partner in the growing TAPinto family of free, local, daily on-line news for the Holmdel and Colts Neck area. 

Delicious Orchards - The Country Food Market is the destination for delicious food for the entire region.

"Our 60,000 square foot ...

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

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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

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 ...

Travels Report from the NYC Toy Fair - Here are Two More Winning Products for Your Children

February 21, 2018

TAPintoTravels - The International Toy Fair may have ended yesterday, but we are not done sharing with you our picks from the show.  

These are the products that we feel are the most innovative and your family will really enjoy.  We shall dub them the TAPintoTravels Toy of the Year Awards or T30TY’s for short. That seems appropriate since it sounds like ...

From the New York Toy Fair - Travels Reveals the Toys That Will Make You the Star of Your Child’s Life - the Oscars of the Toy World - the TOTY Awards

MONMOUTH, N.J. - As you know, we are here to encourage you to travel.  Unfortunately, the New York Toy Fair is one place virtually none of you can go.  So, unless you have been tirelessly been searching the internet, you are not up to date on what toys your children will be wanting soon.

Fortunately, with Press Correspondent credentials, we were able to go in your ...

Collier Youth Services ‘Hearts of Hope’ Fundraiser with Diane Turton as Keynote Speaker a Great Success

February 23, 2018

Red Bank, NJ:  On the morning of Wednesday, February 7th, at The Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank, nearly 160 Collier Youth Services (CYS) supporters gathered to share a bountiful breakfast buffet, while raising awareness and funding for children and teens in Monmouth County.  CYS is an 'organization founded to provide at risk youth a chance to grow toward their potential in an ...

Bayshore Shrinky Dinks 'Turn Up the Cold' for 25th Polar Plunge Anniversary for Special Olympics in New Jersey this Weekend

MONMOUTH, N.J. -  Get ready to dive into the fridgid fun as the polar bear plunge celebrates its 25th anniversary this weekend with the Bayshore Shrinky Dinks  turning it up for the Special Olympics in New Jersey!

They are nearing their goal of $40,000 you too can dive in and help for an exceptionally worthy cause.

https://www.classy.org/team/137895

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 ...

NJ Governor Signs Executive Order to Fly Flags at Half-Staff to Recognize Parkland Florida Victims

February 19, 2018

New Jersey Governor Phillip D. Murphy signed Executive Order No.1 on Monday ordering the flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of New Jersey to be flown at half-staff to recognize and mourn the passing of the victims in Parkland, Florida. 

The order is for all state offices, agencies and instrumentalities including schools for February 20.

Pascucci Resigns as Deputy Mayor: Will Stay on as Committeeman

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 ...

Riding With HEART's Stanley To Be Inducted Into Animal Hall of Fame

February 23, 2018

ALEXANDRIA TWP., N.J. — “Dr. Livingstone” or Stanley as he is better known, will be inducted into the New Jersey Animal Hall of Fame at ceremonies on March 11,

Stanley is a 24-year-old, 16.2-hand tall Dutch Warmblood therapy horse.

Every year, the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (NJVMA) honors the human-animal bond by recognizing special animals that have made a ...

New Law Requires Amateur Sports Organizations To Report Sexual Abuse

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 ...

Spring Lake: Another Encounter with Marine Life along Jersey Shore

February 19, 2018

SPRING LAKE, NJ — In neighboring Spring Lake, a baby seal made its way onto the beach near the north end pavilion early this afternoon.

Photographer Nancy Orlowski discovered the harbor seal pup near the jetty situated just south of the pavilion on Ocean Avenue at Ludlow Avenue.

The seal’s Presidents Day appearance on February 19 comes one day after a whale was spotted off the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Colts Neck's King Advances to the Semifinals of the Region 6 Tournament

February 23, 2018

BRICK, N.J. -  The outstanding senior season for Colts Neck High School wrestling team’s Joey King continued on Friday night, when King punched his ticket into the semifinals of the Region 6 tournament.

 

King won in his match in quick and impressive fashion, using a single leg  takedown into a cradle to pin Ellery Perfect of North Burlington in 19 seconds to ...

Sports Writer Welcomed to TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck

HOLMDEL/COLTS NECK, N.J. - TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck welcomes new sports reporter Steven Bassin. He will be covering various sports events for the local, daily on-line news publication.

Steve has over four years experience covering professional, college and high school sports. Steve is a former college athlete. His favorite sports teams are the New York Yankees, New York Giants, ...

Holmdel Township Committee Honors Winning Cheer Teams and Gold Medal Gymnast

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 ...

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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 ...

Senator Declan O’Scanlon and Assemblyman Ned Thomson Launch Effort to Safeguard Police Officers and Firefighter Pensions

February 21, 2018

O’Scanlon & Thomson Launch Effort to Safeguard Police & Fire Pensions, Protect Property Taxpayers.

Senator Declan O’Scanlon and Assemblyman Ned Thomson have launched a joint effort to safeguard the pensions of police officers and firefighters, and to increase protections for property taxpayers.

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Declan O’Scanlon and Asm. Ned Thomson ...

Learning Express Toys Partners with Local Schools and Scouts, Including Holmdel

Learning Express Toys Partners with Local Schools, Scouts

Shrewsbury, NJ, Feb. 17, 2018 – Learning Express Toys of Shrewsbury will partner with local Girl Scout troops and Parent-Teacher Organizations in the coming months. On fundraising days, customers can purchase Girl Scout Cookies while they shop, or mention their local PTO to donate a percentage of sales to the ...

Hearts for Horses Fundraiser on Feb. 23 benefits SPUR

Come in from the cold and join Special People United to Ride, Inc. (SPUR) at its Hearts for Horses Fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

All proceeds will benefit the SPUR Scholarship Fund. The event will be hosted by On the Deck Restaurant and Bar and will feature live music and a 50/50 raffle. Food will be available for purchase.

Tickets can be obtained for $25 at ...

Colts Neck's King Advances to the Semifinals of the Region 6 Tournament

February 23, 2018

BRICK, N.J. -  The outstanding senior season for Colts Neck High School wrestling team’s Joey King continued on Friday night, when King punched his ticket into the semifinals of the Region 6 tournament.

 

King won in his match in quick and impressive fashion, using a single leg  takedown into a cradle to pin Ellery Perfect of North Burlington in 19 seconds to ...

Obituaries

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