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Last Chance to Join Interscholastic Team For 2017-18 Season

October 20, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) will be closing memberships for riders and teams for the 2017-2018 season on Nov. 1.

The Membership Office will accept any forms received via fax, scanned email attachment (no photos) or ground mail with a post mark of Nov. 1. 

Coach Memberships, Contributing/Jr. Contributing Memberships and the ...

N.Y. and N.J. Riders Make the Best of Family Day at Penn National Horse Show

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Family Fun Day at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, on Oct. 14, presented by the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund, was evident both in the main show ring and around the concourse as children and their parents enjoyed story hour, crafts, a petting zoo as pony hunters of all sizes and colors vied for championship ribbons.

For little Alexa Lignelli, New York, NY, it ...

ESDCTA crowns its dressage champions at the Horse Park of New Jersey

The Eastern States Dressage and Combined Training Association (ESDCTA) held their 2017 championships on Oct. 7 at the Horse Park of New Jersey, with a total of 79 entries.

Trainer Eliza Puttkamer Banks, of Jackson, N.J. who trains out of Bright Meadows Farm, in Millstone, won the Division 3 First Level Adult championship on Toque. Toque is a 6-year-old Canadian Cheval (Canadream Kelbeck ...

Stress Less

October 9, 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 ...

Local Female Entrepreneurs Compete on Popular Facebook Show 'theSkimm's Get Off the Couch'

October 20, 2017

Holmdel, NJ: There are many interesting and different success stories in our community but nothing with similarity to the unique mix of design, fashion and innovative technology that Holmdel’s Alexis Castellano and Marlboro’s Jill Slater bring to us in their FASTEN company!  

As a matter of fact, FASTEN design and technology is unique around the world and they aren’t ...

Colts Neck Township Committee Campaign in Full Gallop For Colts Neck Republicans

October 18, 2017

COLTS NECK, N.J. - Colts Neck, one of the few rural communities left in Monmouth County that enjoys scenic views, vistas and a way of life that quickly reminds one of of how things used to be. So much of what is seen and experienced comes down to sound land use.

Many nearby towns did not and still don't understand the comprehensive density impacts that installation of sewer ...

Remembering Holmdel High School Class of 1987 Shawn Venancio -- Pound 4 Pound

October 20, 2017

HOLMDEL, N.J. - The word Memorial is one which we hear often. We are reminded of yearly events, maybe a store sale, special moments in our nation's history, or more appropriately, the reflection and memory of the passage of time for a dearly loved member of our family or a close friend who we hold close with special reverence. Memorials are often ...

Holmdel High School Varsity Dance Team Makes Strides Against Breast Cancer in Point Pleasant Beach

POINT PLEASANT BEACH N.J. - The Holmdel High School Varsity Dance Team joined hundreds of other survivors, caregivers, men and women from all walks of life who are passionate about saving lives from breast cancer. They came as a strong voice to celebrate shared efforts and be inspired with all present to carry on the important work of 'Making Strides Against Breast Cancer'.

On ...

Patriotism in Practice: Colts Neck Women's Club Meets on Initiatives Supporting the Community and the United States Military

The Women’s Club of Colts Neck Welcome New Members and Discuss Plans for Upcoming Veteran’s Luncheon and ‘Fill a Stocking for our Troops’ Project - and they are also selling I LOVE CN magnets to benefit 180 Turning Lives Around.

COLTS NECK, N.J. - The spirit of being American was evident in the Colts Neck Library, as The Women’s Club of Colts Neck ...

Holmdel Road Work

October 18, 2017

HOLMDEL, N.J. - According to the Holmdel Police Department, road work is set to coniue as follows per their release:

Construction Notice - West Parkway Place Asphalt Repair

Weather permitting, on Thursday, October 19, Holmdel Township will be performing asphalt repair on West Parkway Place.  

The work is expected to begin at 7:00am, and should be completed by 4:00pm.  There ...

Monmouth County Freeholders Break Ground on a Critical Colts Neck Infrastructure Project

The Route 34 & County Road 537 Intersection work will significantly improve one of worst-performing intersections in the County

COLTS NECK, NJ – The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders were joined today by State Senator Jennifer Beck, Congressman Chris Smith, as well as local municipal and business representatives for the ground breaking of the long-awaited state Route 34 ...

"A Beautiful Mind" Nobel Prize Winner is Honored by New Jersey Congressional Representatives

WASHINGTON, D.C. – – Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) announced passage of her bill in the House to name a Princeton post office after scholar and pioneer, Dr. John F. Nash, Jr.  He is the only person to be awarded both the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and the Abel Prize in Economics.

“Dr. John F. Nash, Jr. serves as a national ...

Monmouth County Youth Suicide Epidemic -Working to Reduce the Trend With Suicide Prevention Leader-Holmdel's Dr. Christine Moutier

October 19, 2017

HOLMDEL, N.J. - When one would guess what the 2nd leading cause of death is for young people in the U.S. ages 15-34, most people are shocked to hear that the answer is death by suicide.  Tragically, that is a fact. Almost 45,000 Americans die every year by suicide.

 

Monmouth County has the highest rate of youth suicide in New Jersey. According to the American Foundation ...

Holmdel's Mighty Mites Show Game Spirit Led by a Special Moment of Silence

October 18, 2017

HOLMDEL, N.J. This past Sunday, attendees for the special Mighty Mite (MM89) game were in for more than a regular football game today as they kicked off an exciting morning of football, food, fun and a very special guest.

Autumn Allocco, a MM cheerleader and  3rd Grader at Holmdel Village School, shared a very special bond with Marina Del Presto, an 8th Grader who ...

Holmdel High School Varsity Dance Team Makes Strides Against Breast Cancer in Point Pleasant Beach

POINT PLEASANT BEACH N.J. - The Holmdel High School Varsity Dance Team joined hundreds of other survivors, caregivers, men and women from all walks of life who are passionate about saving lives from breast cancer. They came as a strong voice to celebrate shared efforts and be inspired with all present to carry on the important work of 'Making Strides Against Breast Cancer'.

On ...

TAPinto Readers Send in Photos of Local Young Athletes On the Move

HOLMDEL & COLTS NECK - The sports season is under way with lots of games and action. Let the community know!  TAPinto Holmdel & Colts Neck want to showcase our local athletes and welcome your news and photos! Coaches and parents feel free to send your captioned pics to jwall@tapinto.net with a few helpful details so you can see your teams in the spotlight at TAPinto Holmdel & ...

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Brookdale Receives $1.7M Grant to Enhance Courses, Services 

October 19, 2017

Brookdale Receives $1.7M Grant to Enhance Courses, Services 

LINCROFT, NJ (Oct. 19, 2017) – Brookdale Community College has been selected as one of only ten colleges in the country to be awarded a federal higher education grant, which will be used to enhance curriculum and provide new student services at the college over the next five years.

The $1,776,855 grant, awarded by ...

Holmdel Advances Sanitary Sewer Cleaning and T.V. Inspection

HOLMDEL, N.J. - Sanitary Sewer Cleaning and TV Inspection

The Township of Holmdel has awarded a contract to North American Pipe Cleaning to clean and TV approximately 181,000 linear feet of sanitary sewer in the township.

On or about Monday, October 16, 2017, weather permitting, North American Pipe Cleaning is schedule to begin. Although the entire project will take approximately three (3) ...

Annual Fall Festival at Lord Stirling Stables Coming soon

Halloween is coming to Lord Stirling Stable and the Friends Of Lord Stirling Stables invite members of the public to the Annual Fall Festival from 5:00 pm-8:00 pm on Saturday, Oct. 28 for some fun fall activities! 

Enjoy pony rides, kid-friendly Halloween-themed games and activities, fall-themed food, and fun, and event-filled hayrides on our trails. Costumes are ...

Centers for Wound Healing at Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center, Jersey Shore Medical Center and Ocean Medical Center Garner Awards

Centers for Wound Healing at Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center, Jersey Shore Medical Center and Ocean Medical Center Garner Awards

Centers receive Center of Excellence and Center of Distinction awards by Healogics, Inc.

Holmdel, NJ – October 12, 2017 – The Centers for Wound Healing at Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel, N.J., Jersey Shore University Medical ...

Want to Take Your Business Global? New Jersey Businesses Eligible for Grant Funding

October 12, 2017

Are you a New Jersey business owner who has already realized the potential of a global market or an entrepreneur seeking to increase sales and profit by taking your business worldwide? 

The New Jersey Business Action Center (BAC) has been awarded a $606,151 State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration to help New Jersey companies gain access to ...

A Call for All Library Supporters to Vote "Yes" on Nov. 7

October 16, 2017

Dear Editor:

As a New Jersey resident and strong supporter of our local library, I urge all New Jersey citizens to vote “YES” on Tuesday, November 7 for the NJ Library Construction Bond Act, supporting libraries across NJ. 

Libraries are increasingly becoming the social hubs of our communities.This act  authorizes New Jersey to issue ...

JCP&L Reminds Customers Assistance and Service Programs are Available to Help Pay Utility Bills

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) reminds customers having difficulty paying their utility bills that they may be eligible for special financial assistance or energy efficiency programs that could reduce the amount of electricity they use.

    Assistance programs available to New Jersey residents include:

Lifeline – Offers a cash grant to help people who ...