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Holmdel Trampolinists Bring Home the Gold From 2018 USA Gymnastics Championships in North Carolina

July 16, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ: More than 1,500 athletes competed in the 2018 USA Gymnastics Championships in Greensboro, N.C., this past week at the Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum Complex.  This includes 7 trampoline gymnasts that live in Holmdel. They all train at the Elite Trampoline Academy in Red Bank, NJ under owner and former World Champion Tatiana Kovaleva, 2012 & 2016 Olympian Steven ...

Local Rutgers Fans: 17 Fascinating Facts About Rutgers Athletics

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For all the critics of the athletics program at New Jersey’s largest public university, there are more than a dozen reasons to cheer for successes of the sports programs and teams on the playing fields, in classrooms and beyond.

Here are 17 on the field and off the field things this took place this past academic year at Rutgers University:

1. Rutgers had four ...

Holmdel Football, Cheer and Dance Fundraiser Today at Hazlet ShopRite

HOLMDEL, NJ - Join the Holmdel Football Association where football players, cheer and dance teams will volunteer their time to raise money to offset costs for various items required during the season - they will be at the Saker Shoprite Store in Hazlet - bagging groceries for tips from 12:30 to 6:30 today!

Please do your shopping today at Saker Shoprite today ...

Rutgers Hikes Tuition, Student Fees for 2018-2019 Academic Year

July 18, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than this past school year.

Student housing will increase 1.9 percent, and ...

Colts NEXT: Referendum Vote Coming in October for Colts Neck Schools

COLTS NECK, NJ - Ready for an update to your schools? Colts NEXT is coming - a new referendum package that is going to the voters of Colts Neck in the fall of 2018.

Schools Boards across the state have certain windows of opportunity to improve their school infrastructure and make various improvements that cannot typically be funded in the regular budget. It is through the process called ...

The Declaration of Independence – For All Generations - Happy Fourth of July!

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HOLMDEL/COLTS NECK, NJ - The definition of a free country is where the government does not control what people say or do for political ...

VIDEO: Sharing Holmdel's Past Gives to us Today, Opening Night Sold Out at Duncan Smith Theater for The Outsiders

July 17, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ: Support local theater and reserve your tickets for the exciting production of The Outsiders right in Holmdel, at the Duncan Smith Theater, located at 33 Crawfords Corner Road. Four Holmdel students are cast in the production, and the opening night July 20th, is already a sold-out event! The performance dates and times are: July 20, 21, 27, 28, Aug 3, 4 @ 8pm and July 22, 29, Aug 5 @ ...

Red Bank Car Show Pictures from Liberty Hire Firefighter House Car Show

RED BANK, NJ -  The Red Bank Liberty Hose Firefighter House held their car show in the White Street parking lot and it was great experience according to guests who attended. Cars ranges from antiques to roadsters to classically beautiful automobiles. Take a look at the carousel of pictures and see what used to roam the roadways in a bygone era.

'Photos by ...

VIDEO: Oohs and Aahs! Fireworks Show at Bell Works Strikes All the Right Chords for a Patriotic Locale

HOLMDEL, NJ - You hear from time to time that fireworks have stars and hearts and other shapes that you can see in the burst of illumination for the 4th of July. It doesn't often happen. Not the case with Bell Works - it happened and what a show. 

So fitting for this tech hub to have perfect weather nearly by design and the show included much more than a ...

Goldman Sachs Community Team Pitches in With Camp Coconuts in Middletown to Provide Children with Kid Fit Club Opportunities

July 7, 2018

MIDDLETOWN, NJ:  Many in Monmouth County are familiar with Camp Coconuts, a popular children's camp, where hundreds of children are immersed in a summer camp experience full of fun physical activities complimented by creative learning experiences.  Camp Coconuts also has a non-profit organization; Coconuts Kids Fit Foundation (CKFF). The CKFF in addition to sponsoring ...

TV's Cupcake Wars Champ Sweetens Holmdel at Bell Works Fireworks Extravaganza

July 18, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ - On July 10th, attendees of the “Red, White and Boom” fireworks spectacular at Holmdel’s Bell Works complex were treated to the equally colorful (and far more delicious) cupcakes from the House of Cupcakes, a crowned champion of the Food Network.

 

The House of Cupcakes’ food truck offered its customers cupcakes in twelve flavors, ranging from ...

Mangia! Basille’s is Back and a Legendary Pizza Returns from New York

MIDDLETOWN, N.J - Excitement is bubbling through Middletown and simmering Holmdel and the area...save your appetite for something that is totally worth it and get over there quick! Satisfying and mouth watering delicious! Yes! It's true! The famous Basille's is back! "

Wildly popular with food enthusiasts,  Basille's Restaurant & Pizza brings ...

Geoffrey the Giraffe Moves In To New Brunswick Children's Hospital

July 11, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over a stretch of nearly 70 years, Geoffrey the Giraffe at Toys R Us stores was the symbol of happy times for generations of children, and now he may provide those same feelings for children coming to a hospital.

"From this day forward, Geoffrey stands tall in our lobby to encourage our smallest patients to smile when they enter our facilities," said John ...

Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce to Host 2018 Beacon of Excellence Awards July 19th at Bell Vista Country Club in Marlboro

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: On Thursday, July 19th, at 6:00 p.m. The Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce will host their 2018 Beacon of Excellence Awards Dinner at  Bella Vista Country Club in Marlboro.  Reservations and sponsorships are still available click here. According to the MRCC; The Beacon Awards Event is designed to honor outstanding community enrichment through service, ...

Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County Breaks Ground on New Homes

Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County breaks ground on two new homes in Long Branch and Keansburg

Freehold, NJ - Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County will host two ground breaking ceremonies for homes in Long Branch and Keansburg in June.

On Tuesday, June 12, Habitat Monmouth will break ground at 229 Seaview Ave in Long Branch for the House that Youth Built. The City of Long Branch ...

Old Kmart, Pathmark Plaza Undergoing a Renaissance on Route 35 in Hazlet

July 15, 2018

HAZLET, NJ - Monmouth County business is booming and TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck readers will find that Hazlet is no exception. A renaissance is underway at the former Kmart and Pathmark shopping center area. Years ago the 'Blue Light Special' was something that brought shoppers to K Mart in droves. Alas, it has been vacant for some time - but no ...

Your Business – When the Banks Say No

RED BANK, NJ - The Navesink Business Group, a networking group held it’s semi-monthly meeting at the West Side Eatery (formerly The Danish Café) located in Red Bank’s Galleria.

Presenting at this months meeting was Ken Scaggs and Sam Perez of B2B Lending Partners with an office in Red Bank. 

B2B Business Lending is a business funding company with clients in the ...

All Occasion Limousine of Monmouth County Hosts Successful Regional Business Networking Event

HAZLET, NJ: All Occasion Limousine, LLC hosted a successful regional networking event on the evening of Tuesday, June 26th, at their Hazlet location, 631 Palmer Avenue. The event was co-sponsored by The Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce and The Hazlet Business Owners Association. Many additional business groups attended such as members from The ...

Colts Neck Senior Citizens Organization: Welcoming New Members for Great Experiences

July 10, 2018

COLTS NECK, NJ -  Tuesday, June 12  was a beautiful day for the members of Colts Neck Senior Citizens. The weather was perfect and a wonderful outing was enjoyed by all.  We boarded the bus for a delightful ride to Long Beach Island, where the Surflight Theatre was the first stop.  The performance of “Nice Work If You Can Get It” was definitely “nice ...

20th Time In The Meadowlands Pace Is The Charm For Miller

July 15, 2018

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — David Miller flashed a wide smile as he guided Courtly Choice to the winner’s circle after winning the $701,830 Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace.

The monkey was off the Hall of Famer’s back. After 19 failed efforts, Miller finally owned a victory in the Meadowlands Racetrack’s signature event for 3-year-olds.

Courtly Choice rallied to win the ...

Monmouth County: Haskell Invitations Out, Triple Crown Champion, Justify Is Not On The List

OCEANPORT, N.J. — Forty-four 3-year-olds were extended invitations to the $1 million betfair.com Haskell Invitational on Sunday, July 29, at Monmouth Park. Triple Crown winner, Justify is not on the list.

On July 10, Justify’s connections announced that the colt’s training was put on hold with Trainer Bob Baffert saying there was intermittent swelling in one ...

Traffic Alert – Monday - Middletown – Kings Hwy & Chapel Rd.

July 15, 2018

Notice from the Middletown Police Department:

Kiely construction is continuing work in the area of Kings Hwy East and Chapel Hill Rd.

Detours are in place.

Construction is scheduled to be completed on Monday 7/16.

Please plan an alternate route and contact Our Traffic Division at 732-615-2045 with any questions or concerns.

Holmdel: Long Delayed Middletown Road Reconstruction to Commence

HOLMDEL, NJ - Holmdel area drivers, especially parents of Village School children who travel the road, bus drivers and drivers in general are due for roadway relief prior to the start of the school year.

Middletown Road, riddled with dangerous potholes for years, is set for a major refresh and enhanced safety starting Wednesday July 18th. It is an important improvement for the area as ...

Faith-Based Initiative Movement Gains Steam in Monmouth County: Freeholder Scharfenberger Takes the Lead

FREEHOLD, NJ – Faith-based initiatives gained a major foothold in the county recently through action of the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders. These initiatives benefit from the deep networks and even deeper commitment of faith-based groups. They leverage the shared talent, knowledge and success with initiatives that affect communities throughout the county and ...

Jail Sentence for Middletown Man After 'Operation School's Out' Child Porn Sting

July 8, 2018

FREEHOLD – According to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, A Middletown man who was arrested as part of Operation School’s Out was sentenced to prison today for distributing items depicting the sexual exploitation of children. Holmdel Township Police and other agencies assisted in the investigations.

According to the release, Dale Williams, 46, of Leonard Avenue in ...

Enjoy a 'Click and Sip' With Seacret Agent Melissa Mallios at Frutta Bowls in Colts Neck

July 10, 2018

COLTS NECK:  Want great skincare and beauty advice with delicious and nutritious food options and a complimentary headshot? All are welcome! Join Seacret Direct and David Todd Photography at Frutta Bowls Colts Neck, on Thursday, July 19th. Drop in anytime between 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., 340 Route 34, in the Orchards Plaza, ...

Holmdel: Fatal Go Cart Accident on Grandview Drive

July 9, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ - A Fatal Go-Kart Accident was reported by Holmdel Police Department on Grandview Drive.

 

A call listing 3 Grandview Drive was sent out regarding an unconscious victim who hit a tree on a Go-Kart. The victim's name is  Boris Serebrenik, Edgewater NJ, 60 Years Old

 

According to Holmdel Police Department, on Sunday July 8, 2018 at 8:07pm ...

U.S. Coast Guard Unveils New Headquarters at Station Sandy Hook

SANDY HOOK — Nearly six years after the U.S. Coast Guard’s Station Sandy Hook was devastated during Superstorm Sandy, a new, state-of-the-art headquarters has opened at the base.

The $54 million facility, which sits on much higher land than the previous structure, was unveiled during a ribbon-cutting on July 3.

The building houses all station functions, including ...

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Colts Neck Senior Citizens Organization: Welcoming New Members for Great Experiences

July 10, 2018

COLTS NECK, NJ -  Tuesday, June 12  was a beautiful day for the members of Colts Neck Senior Citizens. The weather was perfect and a wonderful outing was enjoyed by all.  We boarded the bus for a delightful ride to Long Beach Island, where the Surflight Theatre was the first stop.  The performance of “Nice Work If You Can Get It” was definitely “nice ...

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Thu, July 19, 5:00 PM

Frutta Bowls, Colts Neck

Enjoy a 'Click and Sip' With Free Headshots and ...

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Thu, July 19, 6:00 PM

Bella Vista Country Club, Marlboro

Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce to Host ...

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Fri, July 20, 8:00 AM

Vibe Tap and Grill, Hazlet

Breakfast Fundraiser

Business & Finance Government

Wed, July 25, 6:45 PM

Holmdel Public Library, Bell Works, Holmdel

If Only I Won the Lottery!

Murphy Administration Takes Action to Help Smokers Quit

July 19, 2018

Eliminates Prior Approval for Medicaid Tobacco Cessation Medications; Counseling Options to be Expanded

July 16, 2018

(TRENTON) – The Murphy administration on Monday announced new steps to help New Jersey Medicaid recipients quit using tobacco by making it easier to receive tobacco cessation medications and counseling.

“Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death ...

Colts Neck Senior Citizens at Atlantic City

Colts Neck Senior Citizens at Atlantic City

There were so many members of the Colts Neck Senior Citizens that signed up for the recent trip to Atlantic City that a larger bus had to be ordered.  The group felt like July 10 was a lucky day, even if there wasn’t a big win at the casino! We enjoyed a comfortable bus ride to the Tropicana, where we received a $15.00 gambling card, a ...

“Plant a Row” Garden Grows Fresh Produce for Monmouth County Food Pantries

FREEHOLD, NJ – The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders recently visited and toured the Monmouth County Plant a Row for the Hungry Garden, which has donated 29,000 pounds of fresh produce to local food pantries since 2006.

 

Monmouth County’s Plant a Row (PAR) garden was created by the Master Gardeners of Monmouth County and the Rutgers Cooperative Extension in 2006 ...

TV's Cupcake Wars Champ Sweetens Holmdel at Bell Works Fireworks Extravaganza

July 18, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ - On July 10th, attendees of the “Red, White and Boom” fireworks spectacular at Holmdel’s Bell Works complex were treated to the equally colorful (and far more delicious) cupcakes from the House of Cupcakes, a crowned champion of the Food Network.

 

The House of Cupcakes’ food truck offered its customers cupcakes in twelve flavors, ranging from ...

Obituaries

Dec 8, 1943 - Jul 14, 2018
Eleanor D. O’Connell of Holmdel, NJ died at her home on Saturday July 14, 2018. Eleanor ...
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5 Simple Ways to Save Water this Summer

According to the L.A. Times, the average American uses an estimated 98 gallons of water EACH day.  

Here are five simple ways you can save water, to help you conserve water this summer and take some pressure off of your drains.

1. Unless you are using it, turn the faucet off. How many of us still leave the water running while we shave or brush our teeth?According to ...