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New Open House May 16th at Camp Coconuts

May 14, 2019

HOLMDEL, NJ - It's getting warmer and the days are getting longer! Summer is almost here!

By popular demand we have added two additional open houses!

Next up...Thursday, May 16th 4:30 to 7:30 pm at the Middletown Sports Complex.

 

Join our team for facility tours and registration! Snacks and refreshments will be served!

 

Be sure to check out the newly released ...

Wine & Chill at ChillRx Cryotherapy Friday Evening

RED BANK, NJ: What are you doing Friday evening? Whatever it is, mix it up cool and stop by Red Bank's ChillRx Cryotherapy for a Sip and Chill event. 

have a glass of wine and tasty hors d'oeuvres at ChillRx Cryotherapy, starting at 5:00pm and lasting till 8:00pm.

The owner Paul Musho and  his friendly staff will be glad to show ...

Try Something Different this Weekend, May 4th: HOT & SOUL YOGA Presents Yoga With Goats at Oasis TLC Farm in Red Bank

MONMOUTH COUNTY - Hot & Soul Yoga with locations in Middletown and Colts Neck, is always offering opportunities to do something new and different to make day to day life better, healthier and Fun. Hot & Soul Yoga has a class for YOU!

Goat Yoga at Oasis Farm TLC: All proceeds donated to Oasis TLC is a working farm that provides work and skills  for Adults with ...

Local News Sponsor BCB Bayshore Makes Online Banking Easy, Visit Your Location in Holmdel

May 14, 2019

HOLMDEL, NJ - With BCB you receive that 'hometown banking' respect that you don't always find!

Visit your local Bayshore BCB, located at 626 Laurel Avenue at the corner of Middle Road in Holmdel. 

BCB Bank - Born from the community, committed to the communities we serve, making an impact.

With BCB Online Banking you experience:

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TECH TALK: Data Pros in Bell Works Announces Soft Opening of Online Store

 

HOLMDEL, NJ: You can shop online and local at the same time!  Soft Opening of The Data Pros Online Store​ 

Join Data Pros in the month of May for the soft opening of our all new Online Store!

Looking for the perfect graduation gift? Now is the best time to take advantage of promotions running all month on Microsoft Surface Devices and accessories! Visit the ...

OceanFirst Bank in Holmdel's Bell Works Celebrates Grand Opening Event, Hosts Official Ribbon Cutting

HOLMDEL, NJ:  On the morning of April 15, 2019, Bell Works, located at 101 Crawfords Corner Road in Holmdel, became home to OceanFirst Bank’s newest location. So, now when you stop by Bell Works to meet a friend or maybe join a business meeting, or grab a bite to eat at one of the great restaurants, take an exercise class, check that book out at the library, go shopping, ...

Colts Neck Dance & Performing Arts, Over 25 Years of Success

May 14, 2019

A Message from Your Neighborhood Colts Neck Dance & Performing Arts: 

Colts Neck Dance & Performing Arts Academy has been educating students in dance of Monmouth and Ocean counties for over 25 years. Where and with whom you entrust your child’s education is a very important decision. Proper dance training and positive coaching is essential for what they learn today remains ...

FREE Pitch, Hit & Run Competition offered by Major League Baseball

This article was Sponsored by College Funding Associates and Two River Tutoring

RED BANK, NJ – All right you sluggers, speedsters and ace pitchers, you can show your stuff at a FREE Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run taking place on May 18th, 1:00pm at the Count Basie Field.

This program is being presented by the Boys and Girls Clubs of Monmouth County, and is open to children ...

It's not too late for Mother's Day activities at Painting with a Twist in Holmdel

HOLMDEL, NJ: Happy Mother’s Day to ALL the Moms, from Painting with a Twist. If the weekend was just too busy or school sports dominated your Mother’s Day, give yourself some treasured “me time” this week. Self care is key to your health, to be physically, mentally and emotionally fit.  We all need some relaxed, fun, down time — and maybe some ...

St. Mary’s Martha Mary Guild in Colts Neck Announces Its Annual Contributions

May 12, 2019

COLTS NECK: The members of the Martha Mary Guild of Saint Mary's Parish in Colts Neck, work very hard each year to raise funds through the annual September Clothing and Linen Sale. This money is donated to organizations that benefit women and children. The women of MMG want to make sure that you plan ahead for their 2019 sale, so save the date for September 5,6, and 7th of ...

Huddle Up for a Third Year: Local Football Teams Join Together Off the Gridiron for a Good Cause, Sponsored by BCB Bank Bayshore Branch

May 18, 2019

"We've got a lot of excitement going on today." Cliff Moore - Keansburg Economic Community Development Coordinator

KEANSBURG, N.J. - Area Football teams including approximately 300 students showed up on Saturday for a great reason. They showed up at the Keansburg Beach to clean it. The teams in attendance were full of positive energy and ready to work, ...

Softball: Holmdel continues fantastic season by advancing to the quarterfinals

Holmdel, N.J. - This spring has been one to remember for the Holmdel High School softball team, who continued to light up the diamond on Thursday against Voorhees in the first round of the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 2 Tournament.

Rolling to its single-season program record 16th win of the spring, a total team effort helped Holmdel defeat Voorhees 10-1 to advance to the ...

Boys Lacrosse: Holmdel advances to first sectional quarterfinal in eight seasons

Holmdel, N.J. - Eight goals has been the magic number for the Holmdel High School boys lacrosse team all season and the Hornets scored exactly that to defeat Voorhees in the first round of the NJSIAA South Jersey, Group 2 Tournament.

Now 11-0 on the season when scoring eight goals or more in a contest, the No. 8 seeded Hornets rolled to a 8-4 victory over No. 9 seeded Voorhees to advance to ...

Backpack and School Supply Donations Needed: Holmdel Girl Scout Troop Collecting Backpacks for Mercy Center of Asbury Park

May 18, 2019

HOLMDEL, NJ:  Girl Scout Troop 60363 is collecting new and gently used backpacks and school supplies to benefit the Mercy Center of Asbury Park. The Mercy Center provides education and emergency services for community members and serves thousands each year. The donated backpacks and school supplies will go directly to help underprivileged teens and pre-teens in Monmouth ...

The 16th Annual Monmouth Park Charity Fund Kentucky Derby Day Celebration Tops Them All

MONMOUTH COUNTY,  NJ -On Saturday May 4th, the Monmouth Park Charity Fund, hosted their 16th Annual Kentucky Derby Day Celebration.  Once again it was a sold out success with 2019 fundraising topping all previous years. The elegant event hosting over 400 guests, was held at Blu Grotto’s beautiful outdoor garden at the historic Monmouth Park Racetrack in ...

Charity Ice Hockey Tournament at Middletown Ice World June 9th Between Police and Fire to Benefit the Frances Foundation

Attention all Frances Foundation Friends and Supporters, and anyone who would like to help support families battling pediatric cancer: 

On June 9th, at 5:00pm, the Middletown Ice World located at 214 Harmony Road in Middletown, will be hosting a hockey game between the Police and Firemen, to benefit the Frances Foundation. 

Ticket purchase funds will bring immediate smiles and ...

The 16th Annual Monmouth Park Charity Fund Kentucky Derby Day Celebration Tops Them All

May 16, 2019

MONMOUTH COUNTY,  NJ -On Saturday May 4th, the Monmouth Park Charity Fund, hosted their 16th Annual Kentucky Derby Day Celebration.  Once again it was a sold out success with 2019 fundraising topping all previous years. The elegant event hosting over 400 guests, was held at Blu Grotto’s beautiful outdoor garden at the historic Monmouth Park Racetrack in ...

36th Annual Colts Neck PTO Fundraiser; a Mardi Gras Gala Success!

FARMINGDALE, NJ:  The ladies of Colts Neck know how to party!  Over 250 supporters gathered to enjoy the 36th Annual PTO Fundraiser, held on April 11th, at the Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club.  The theme was Mardi Gras and the ballroom was partying through the night. The gala raises funds for the Colts Neck Primary, Elementary and Middle Schools. 

The event hosted a ...

VIDEO of 'Gonad' Meeting: Deputy Mayor Mike Nikolis Pushes Vote to Suspend Holmdel Township Administrator Donna Vieiro and Human Resources Director Denise Callery

May 18, 2019

Committeeman Pascucci: "If Donna (Vieiro) wants to walk let her walk. I mean I would love her to stay, you know how I feel about her but that's her thing and I think she has to have big enough gonads to stay in place - gonads. I vote to support this resolution (to suspend her with pay)"

Committeeman Tom Critelli. "I think the three of you are going ...

VIDEO of 'Gonad' Meeting: Deputy Mayor Mike Nikolis Pushes Vote to Suspend Holmdel Township Administrator Donna Vieiro and Human Resources Director Denise Callery

Committeeman Pascucci: "If Donna (Vieiro) wants to walk let her walk. I mean I would love her to stay, you know how I feel about her but that's her thing and I think she has to have big enough gonads to stay in place - gonads. I vote to support this resolution (to suspend her with pay)"

Committeeman Tom Critelli. "I think the three of you are going ...

Recapping highlights from National Small Business Week 2019

The IRS continues to highlight many resources available to help small business owners and self-employed individuals understand and meet their tax obligations. Here’s a recap of key topics covered in IRS Tax Tips during this year’s Small Business Week.

How small businesses can connect with the IRS over social media. The IRS just launched its newest Twitter account created to offer ...

Put These New Jersey Ice Cream Spots On Your List This Summer

May 15, 2019

NEW JERSEY - Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer along the Jersey Shore and its right around the corner. With the sun and sand comes a favorite sweet treat because who doesn't love ice cream?  Well, perhaps there are some, especially those with dairy allergies and folks who are lactose intolerant though ice cream remains a universal favorite, dating as far back at 3000 ...

Mangia! CareOne in Holmdel Showcases Culinary Talent, Hosts 'Chopped' Cookoff with Mayor Eric Hinds as a Judge

May 18, 2019

This article is brought to you by sponsor of hometown news; Comfort Keepers, In Home Care

HOLMDEL, NJ:  When you drive down the sleepy part of Highway 34 in Holmdel, and pass CareOne Assisted Living, you might guess that it's a quiet sedentary place inside...quite the opposite. Administration at CareOne is always planning a plethora of exciting and unique activities to ...

Put These New Jersey Ice Cream Spots On Your List This Summer

NEW JERSEY - Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer along the Jersey Shore and its right around the corner. With the sun and sand comes a favorite sweet treat because who doesn't love ice cream?  Well, perhaps there are some, especially those with dairy allergies and folks who are lactose intolerant though ice cream remains a universal favorite, dating as far back at 3000 ...

Fun Fest: Holmdel Village School Spring Carnival Brings Hundreds

May 17, 2019

HOLMDEL, NJ - The annual spring carnival at Holmdel Village School was a hit. With twirling, spinning rides and inflatable fun, children of all ages had a blast.

The weather was very agreeable. Particularly after there was a call for some rain. Steady crowds purchased their tickets and wristbands at the door and made their way through fresh food, snacks and drink areas. A new basketball court ...

Middletown Art Center Presents Art Technology, Projection Mapping for Teens 14-18

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: *NEW* Light Works! (Intro to Projection Mapping) (Ages 14-18)

Note: BEGINNERS WELCOME. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.

Come join the Middletown Arts Center (MAC) this spring and work with state of the art technology to create unique and magical 3D projection-mapped lighting displays! Have the chance to display your work as part of a group exhibit at Middletown Art ...

Colts Neck Dance & Performing Arts, Over 25 Years of Success

A Message from Your Neighborhood Colts Neck Dance & Performing Arts: 

Colts Neck Dance & Performing Arts Academy has been educating students in dance of Monmouth and Ocean counties for over 25 years. Where and with whom you entrust your child’s education is a very important decision. Proper dance training and positive coaching is essential for what they learn today remains ...

Colts Neck Conover Primary School Celebrates Arbor Day; Students Practice 'Reuse, Renew, Recycle and Repurpose' in Ms. Debra Steele's Innovation Lab

May 3, 2019

COLTS NECK, NJ: In honor of Arbor Day and Earth Day, the Colts Neck School District ran many programs to actively engage students in honoring and taking care of the Earth. Monmouth County Freeholder Lillian Burry, Police Chief Santucci, members of the Shade Tree Commission and the Colts Neck Police Department joined the students, teachers and principal, for a tree planting ...

The 'Mother of the Lancers' Retires from SJV in Holmdel

HOLMDEL, NJ - Saint John Vianney High School recently honored long time Lancer, Sister Bernadette.

According to a post on theit Facebook page, “The Mother of the Lancers” will be retiring from SJVHS at the end of June.  She will be moving to Lawrenceville where four sisters from her community are already residing. Sister Bernadette has been at SJVHS since the first students ...

Award Winning Holmdel High School Filmmakers to Showcase at The International 2019 Monmouth Film Festival

HOLMDEL, NJ:  On April 26, the same night as the latest installment of the Avengers broke records at movie theatres across the nation, a crowd gathered at Holmdel High School to enjoy new films creatively written, directed and edited by students from the Holmdel High School Television and Film Society.

Thirteen short films were screened Friday evening, with the following films ...

Drunk driving road death of 18 year old woman results in jail term for Middletown driver

May 15, 2019

 

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - A tragic case of a car crash and death has concluded for a Middletown woman. 

    Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced that a woman from Middletown has been sentenced to serve 10 years in prison for causing the death of her 18-year old passenger and seriously injuring another passenger in a crash on the Garden State Parkway in the ...

What the Poop: Former Kenilworth school superintendent files federal complaint against Holmdel

HOLMDEL, NJ - The pooping incident a year behind him, Former Kenilworth Schools Superintendent Thomas Tramaglini has, on April 30, filed a federal complaint against the Holmdel Police Department, the School Resource Officer, Police Chief and others. The lawsuit stems from him receiving several citations for defecating on Holmdel High School grounds.

Tramaglini, through his attorney, contends ...

Holmdel Township Committee Candidates discuss the issues at CILU candidate forum

May 14, 2019

HOLMDEL, NJ - Citizens or Informed Land Use sponsored a candidate night on monday at the Holmdel Community Center. Four of the five republican candidates attended. Nick Tetelli was not in attendance. No democrats ran for local office this year. The candidates are:

Eric Hinds
Kim LaMountain
Mike Nikolis
Chiung-Yin Liu

CILU is a grass roots organization dedicated to environmental ...

Car Fire Mile Marker 111 GSP Southbound Middletown

May 4, 2019

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - A car fire is reported as of 11:30am on the Garden State Parkway milemarker 111 southbound. Expect delays

Arrest made in beat up of Holmdel's 'Real Housewives of NJ' woman

FREEHOLD –  In a case that gained widespread notoriety, the attack on one of the 'real housewives of New Jersey' and her boyfriend has begun to come full circle. There was an arrest made and charges brought in the case almost two years later. According to information released by the Monmouth County Prosecutors Office, Investigators have made an arrest of one of two ...

Mangia! CareOne in Holmdel Showcases Culinary Talent, Hosts 'Chopped' Cookoff with Mayor Eric Hinds as a Judge

May 18, 2019

This article is brought to you by sponsor of hometown news; Comfort Keepers, In Home Care

HOLMDEL, NJ:  When you drive down the sleepy part of Highway 34 in Holmdel, and pass CareOne Assisted Living, you might guess that it's a quiet sedentary place inside...quite the opposite. Administration at CareOne is always planning a plethora of exciting and unique activities to ...

NJSave Wins National Innovation Award

This public service announcement is sponsored by Comfort Keepers, the best in companion care. 

Human Services’ online tool helps older New Jerseyans

save money and connect to services

(TRENTON) – NJSave, an online portal aimed at streamlining the benefit application process for aging and disabled residents, received top honors by a national organization dedicated to ...

Hot & Soul Yoga continues honoring Mother's Day with a special May 17th Mother's Day Restore & Reset, Yin Yoga & Yoga Nidra

May 14, 2019

Mother's Day Restore & Reset Yin Yoga & Yoga Nidra

Open to the Public

  Hosted by Hot & Soul Yoga Colts Neck and Hot & Soul Yoga

Join Danica for this special Mother's Day Non Hot Yoga Class at our beautiful Colts Neck Studio. Yin Yoga is a passive practice where postures are held for longer periods of time and supported by blocks and ...

Wine & Chill at ChillRx Cryotherapy Friday Evening

RED BANK, NJ: What are you doing after work?

Well, instead of sitting in a dark bar with your friends or significant other, have a couple glasses of wine and tasty hors d'oeuvres at ChillRx Cryotherapy, starting at 5:00pm and lasting till 8:00pm.

The owner and staff will be glad to show their cutting-edge healthcare and beauty technology that provides ...

Hot & Soul Yoga: Girls Empowerment Yoga-Enjoy Spring Break Fit Fun for You and Your Children

MIDDLETOWN & COLTS NECK: Hot & Soul Yoga is always running unique programs to renew the mind, body and soul. Spring break is a great time to have your children share in healthy fun too! 

Here are a few fast facts about Yoga for Children: 

Yoga increases self confidence
Yoga helps manage stress and calms the mind
Yoga improves overall physical ...

Huddle Up for a Third Year: Local Football Teams Join Together Off the Gridiron for a Good Cause, Sponsored by BCB Bank Bayshore Branch

May 18, 2019

"We've got a lot of excitement going on today." Cliff Moore - Keansburg Economic Community Development Coordinator

KEANSBURG, N.J. - Area Football teams including approximately 300 students showed up on Saturday for a great reason. They showed up at the Keansburg Beach to clean it. The teams in attendance were full of positive energy and ready to work, ...

Boat Ride & Bird Watching Tour

RED BANK, NJ – This will be a great trip to learn and see the abundant amount of wildlife on our local rivers and bay, especially for you ornithologists.

Join the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association on a 3-hour Bird Watching Cruise!

You’ll have the opportunity to view resident and migrating birds of Sandy Hook Bay and Shrewsbury River.

The trip should will begin with a ...

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Mangia! CareOne in Holmdel Showcases Culinary Talent, Hosts 'Chopped' Cookoff with Mayor Eric Hinds as a Judge

May 18, 2019

This article is brought to you by sponsor of hometown news; Comfort Keepers, In Home Care

HOLMDEL, NJ:  When you drive down the sleepy part of Highway 34 in Holmdel, and pass CareOne Assisted Living, you might guess that it's a quiet sedentary place inside...quite the opposite. Administration at CareOne is always planning a plethora of exciting and unique activities to ...

NJSave Wins National Innovation Award

This public service announcement is sponsored by Comfort Keepers, the best in companion care. 

Human Services’ online tool helps older New Jerseyans

save money and connect to services

(TRENTON) – NJSave, an online portal aimed at streamlining the benefit application process for aging and disabled residents, received top honors by a national organization dedicated to ...

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NESE and Compressor Station 206 would impair our use and enjoyment of uncontaminated natural resources, but NJDEP can stop it

May 14, 2019

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) wrote: “The use, enjoyment, and existence of uncontaminated natural resources is a right common to the general public”  in their March 27, 2019 lawsuit against E.I. DuPont DeNemours & Co. in the Parlin section of Old Bridge, found at ...

Boys Tennis: Holmdel shifts focus to states after SCT finals defeat

 

 

Sponsored by Local News Sponsor: BCB Your Community Bank

Oakhurst, N.J. - Back-to-back Shore Conference Tournament championships were not in the cards for the Holmdel High School boys tennis team on Monday afternoon, losing to Marlboro 5-0.

Standing now at 12-2 on the season, the Hornets will shift their attention to the NJSIAA Group 2, Central Jersey ...

Parents of Teens: Make Prom and Graduation Season Safe and Sober- Be the Right Example

May 1, 2019

Well, it is that time of year again...spring is in the air and we are all counting down the days till summer break.  For many parents, this is also the time of year when our children are planning proms and graduation parties.  We at Preferred Behavioral Health Group want to remind you to make this a safe and sober time for your children and ...

Huddle Up for a Third Year: Local Football Teams Join Together Off the Gridiron for a Good Cause, Sponsored by BCB Bank Bayshore Branch

May 18, 2019

"We've got a lot of excitement going on today." Cliff Moore - Keansburg Economic Community Development Coordinator

KEANSBURG, N.J. - Area Football teams including approximately 300 students showed up on Saturday for a great reason. They showed up at the Keansburg Beach to clean it. The teams in attendance were full of positive energy and ready to work, ...

Backpack and School Supply Donations Needed: Holmdel Girl Scout Troop Collecting Backpacks for Mercy Center of Asbury Park

HOLMDEL, NJ:  Girl Scout Troop 60363 is collecting new and gently used backpacks and school supplies to benefit the Mercy Center of Asbury Park. The Mercy Center provides education and emergency services for community members and serves thousands each year. The donated backpacks and school supplies will go directly to help underprivileged teens and pre-teens in Monmouth ...

Mangia! CareOne in Holmdel Showcases Culinary Talent, Hosts 'Chopped' Cookoff with Mayor Eric Hinds as a Judge

This article is brought to you by sponsor of hometown news; Comfort Keepers, In Home Care

HOLMDEL, NJ:  When you drive down the sleepy part of Highway 34 in Holmdel, and pass CareOne Assisted Living, you might guess that it's a quiet sedentary place inside...quite the opposite. Administration at CareOne is always planning a plethora of exciting and unique activities to ...

NJSave Wins National Innovation Award

May 16, 2019

Human Services’ online tool helps older New Jerseyans

save money and connect to services

(TRENTON) – NJSave, an online portal aimed at streamlining the benefit application process for aging and disabled residents, received top honors by a national organization dedicated to increasing outreach and services for those populations.

The Division of Aging Services (DoAS) of the ...

Bayshore Medical Center Receives Top Grades for Patient Safety

Bayshore Medical Center Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety for the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Holmdel, NJ – Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center was awarded its third consecutive ‘A’ fromThe Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Bayshore Medical ...

NJSave Wins National Innovation Award

Human Services’ online tool helps older New Jerseyans

save money and connect to services

(TRENTON) – NJSave, an online portal aimed at streamlining the benefit application process for aging and disabled residents, received top honors by a national organization dedicated to increasing outreach and services for those populations.

The Division of Aging Services (DoAS) of the ...

Recapping highlights from National Small Business Week 2019

The IRS continues to highlight many resources available to help small business owners and self-employed individuals understand and meet their tax obligations. Here’s a recap of key topics covered in IRS Tax Tips during this year’s Small Business Week.

How small businesses can connect with the IRS over social media. The IRS just launched its newest Twitter account created to offer ...

Obituaries

Feb 26, 1940 - May 7, 2019
On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, William (Bill) Anthony Gagliardi, husband, father, brother, friend and ...
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Oct 2, 1923 - May 9, 2019
Jean M. Riley, 95, of Keyport, passed away on Thursday, May 9​​, 2019, surrounded by her family.
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Jan 25, 1925 - May 9, 2019
Joseph DeMaio, 94 of Manahawkin, NJ, went to be with the Lord on Thursday May 9, 2019. Joe was ...
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Jun 25, 1926 - May 5, 2019
Hilda J. Francolini, 92, of Red Bank, NJ passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 5th, 2019. She was ...
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8 Ways to Beautify Your Outdoor HVAC Unit

With winter just a memory and the sun shining longer, it’s time for your yard to bloom again.

But an outdoor condenser HVAC unit, in all its metal glory, can be a real stumbling block to revitalizing your yard for the spring. If your unit doesn’t blend with your landscaping, consider these DIY-design options.

A wall of flowers will definitely draw the attention away from your ...