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High Tech Holmdel Chamber Monthly Meeting Tues. October 23, Features Frank Citara, Chief Operating Officer, Hackensack Meridian Bayshore Medical Center, Also - Meet a Special 'Very' High Tech Guest: PILLO the Robot

October 20, 2018

HOLMDEL, N.J. - RSVP today as  The Holmdel Chamber of Commerce is going 'on the road' for the monthly October meeting, to introduce members and guests to Frank Citara, the Chief Operating Officer at Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel.  Bayshore Medical Center will host the Holmdel Chamber attendees (and the coffee...). WHERE/WHEN?  8AM  Tuesday, October 23rd, at ...

VIDEO: Join the Club Pilates Revolution; Welcome to the Official Middletown Grand Opening, October 27-28

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Book your free intro class today! There's something exciting happening in our community and you can be a part of it! Club Pilates of Middletown, recently opened for business and the classes are filling quickly! You can enjoy the special discounted rates in celebration of the October 27-28 official 2 day grand opening. Now through the grand opening weekend is the last ...

Red Bank Restaurant Week – 15 Participating with Price Fixe Menus

October 4, 2018

RED BANK, NJ – It’s back!

One of the best deals around, Red Bank Restaurant Week begins Monday, Oct. 8 and continues through Thursday, Oct. 18 (excluding Friday and Saturday).

Appetizers, entrees and desserts for $25 or $35 at these participating restaurants:

Bistro of Red Bank

Bombay River

Buona Sera

Danny's Steakhouse & Sushi

The Downtown

Dublin ...

Red Bank Oyster Fest - Outstanding, Outstanding, Outstanding - Weather, Music, Libations & Food!

RED BANK, NJ – Oyster Fest was a Blast!

On a near perfect early Fall Sunday, the Red Bank Oyster Fest kicked off with several bands playing on two stages playing throughout the day,

Adults, kids and and in-betweens had a fun time eating, drinking and dancing.

The Oyster Fest was fashioned after the 62-year-old Galway Oyster Festival celebrating the opening of the oyster ...

Local Food Banks to Benefit as Foodstock to Hold 8th Annual Food Drive and Music Festival on October 13th

FREEHOLD,  NJ  - The 8th Annual Foodstock Food Drive and Music Festival will be held on Saturday October 13th from 1p.m. to 7p.m. at the Freehold Township Firehouse, located at 330 Stillwells Corner Road in Freehold, NJ.  Free picnic foods and soft drinks go to those who bring any amount of nonperishable food for donation.  Drink bracelets can also be purchased by adults for ...

Eric Emita from 'Love It or List It' TV Show to Join Industry Pros at Hazlet Event

October 20, 2018

Meet Eric at the 1SourceVideo Studios in Hazlet, NJ on Thursday, November 8th!

Join  Eric (and other special guests TBA) under the studio lights for an incredible evening of connecting with industry pros and getting hands-on with groundbreaking production tech! This is your ultimate FREE backstage pass providing you the intimate and unique opportunity to speak ...

VIDEO & Pictures – Red Tank Brewing Grand Opening

RED BANK, NJ – Monmouth Street was buzzing last night with the Grand Opening of Red Tank Brewing. 

Owner John Arcara and his wife Lovina were all smiles as thirsty friends, patrons, politicians, and a professional baseball star wished them good luck.

A space described as industrial chic with stainless-steel brewing tanks in the background and a kid’s area playing old time ...

Monmouth Arts Hosts Successful Stardust Fundraiser at Bell Works Celebrating the 2018 Honorees

MONMOUTH COUNTY: A great evening was enjoyed by all on Saturday, October 6th, at Bell Works in Holmdel.  Monmouth Arts, the official county arts agency, based in Red Bank, honored the Arts, Artists and Art Patrons of Monmouth County at STARDUST, a futuristic fundraiser gala. The co-chairs for the evening's event were Dale Bisgrove and Ellen Rubin. The evening's emcee was the popular ...

Southern Girls Field Hockey Clinches 1-0 Victory Over Colts Neck Advancing to Shore Conference Tourney Semifinals

October 16, 2018

STAFFORD - Maitland Demand scored for Southern Regional to a 1-0 victory over Colts Neck that catapulted the Lady Rams into the Shore Conference Tournament Field Hockey semifinals against Shore Regional.  

Earlier this afternoon, Shore Regional defeated Red Bank Catholic 6-1. The Rams are scheduled to play Shore on Thursday, October 18. The time is yet to be ...

Exclusive: Brendan Quinn Excited to Take Over the Holmdel High School Boys Lacrosse Program

HOLMDEL,  N.J. - It was back in the spring of 2014 when Brendan Quinn joined the Holmdel High School boys lacrosse program as a volunteer coach. Almost five years later, Quinn has moved up the ranks and will be the man in charge of the of the varsity team this upcoming spring after being named head coach of the Hornets two weeks ago.

 

“Very excited to be the head coach of ...

Field Hockey: Middletown Strikes Late to Upend Colts Neck

Middletown South strikes late to up end Colts Neck

Colts Neck, N.J. - Deadlocked at 0-0 going into the final six minutes of regulation, the Colts Neck and Middletown South field hockey teams were both desperately looking for that breakthrough goal to lead to a victory. Tuesday’s showdown between the top two teams of the Shore Conference-A North Division saw the Eagles clutch victory from ...

Reflection

October 4, 2018

Reflection – October 2018 From Joyce Rupp's monthly newsletter: www.joycerupp.com

In the September issue of Day by Day, Alice Camille reflects on the well-known passage from Ecclesiastes3:1-11. (For everything there is a season.) She writes, “…the notion that life is a pendulum, ceaselessly rocking, is there. Life can go either way—and ...

High Tech Holmdel Chamber Monthly Meeting Tues. October 23, Features Frank Citara, Chief Operating Officer, Hackensack Meridian Bayshore Medical Center, Also - Meet a Special 'Very' High Tech Guest: PILLO the Robot

October 20, 2018

HOLMDEL, N.J. - RSVP today as  The Holmdel Chamber of Commerce is going 'on the road' for the monthly October meeting, to introduce members and guests to Frank Citara, the Chief Operating Officer at Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel.  Bayshore Medical Center will host the Holmdel Chamber attendees (and the coffee...). WHERE/WHEN?  8AM  Tuesday, October 23rd, at ...

VIDEO & Pictures – Red Tank Brewing Grand Opening

RED BANK, NJ – Monmouth Street was buzzing last night with the Grand Opening of Red Tank Brewing. 

Owner John Arcara and his wife Lovina were all smiles as thirsty friends, patrons, politicians, and a professional baseball star wished them good luck.

A space described as industrial chic with stainless-steel brewing tanks in the background and a kid’s area playing old time ...

Sirico Announced as Founding Member of Monmouth Park Charity Fund's 'Winners Circle Society'

HOLMDEL, NJ - Local resident and successful Mortgage Banker Thomas Sirico is announced as a founding member of Monmouth Park Charity Fund's 
                   "Winners Circle Society" 
The membership of these individuals are dedicated to the health and well being of our community and the sustainability of Monmouth ...

President Jefferson Visits Colts Neck School to Discuss the Declaration of Independence

October 14, 2018

COLTS NECK, NJ - Freeholder Lillian Burry joined our 3rd President arrived at the Cedar Drive School today before an enthusiastic audience of 6th graders. Freeholder Burry challenged her favorite President (Thomas Jefferson) by referencing the opening phrase of the Declaration of Independence; "all men are created equal". A spirited discussion ensued. Said Burry, "Thank you ...

It Runs in the Family...Former Holmdel School Chemistry Teacher's Husband, Dr. Arthur Ashkin, Wins Nobel Prize

HOLMDEL, NJ - There are moments in life when an event or an announcement stops you in your tracks. Holmdel just had one. Arthur Ashkin of Rumson has won a Nobel Prize for his groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics.

For former graduates of Holmdel Schools, there is another connection. His wife may have been your Chemistry teacher! Mrs.

Gridiron Gathering: Alumni Get Together at 'Tailgate' event for new Holmdel - Keyport Rivalry Game

HOLMDEL, NJ - The electricity was not out in Holmdel on friday night as a jolt of Holmdel HIgh School Alumni gathered pre-game for a 'tailgate' at the Holmdel Community Center. The event was sponsored by the Holmdel Touchdown Club.

They had a unique reason to gather. was a rekindling of the famous rivalry between Holmdel and Keyport High Schools.

SAVE BIG: Celebrate Grand Re-Opening With a Store-Wide Sale at Alex Dee Lighting in Holmdel Towne Center

October 11, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ - Planning your lighting needs for one room, or 20 rooms? You are in luck because Alex Dee Lighting in Holmdel, is still running a fantastic sale in honor of their new location (same plaza but now located diagonal to Marshall's). 

At Alex Dee Lighting, the owner Howard and his associates are waiting to assist you with all of your lighting needs, offering personalized ...

Oktoberfest Fundraiser Hosted by Bayshore Medical Center Foundation; a Community Celebration

October 13, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ: The recent rainy weather took a break and turned to beautiful sunshine on Friday, October 12th, just in time for the outdoor tented fundraiser: Oktoberfest, A Community Celebration. The event was held on the Bayshore Medical Center grounds in Holmdel. Members of the Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Foundation, joined with hospital leadership executives and many ...

Reserve Today: Holmdel Couple Hosts Fall Cocktail Party in Advance of Oktoberfest; an Event to Support Bayshore Medical Center on October 12th

HOLMDEL, NJ: On Friday, September 28, Victor and Carey Giamanco of Holmdel, generously hosted a private event to support Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center.  Members of the Bayshore Medical Center Foundation, joined hospital leadership executives and many Holmdel neighbors to discuss the upcoming October 12th, 2018 Benefit for Bayshore Medical Center ...

Huddy's Inn Hosts the 9th Annual Colts Neck Business Association Pig Roast

COLTS NECK: On Monday, September 17, at 6pm, the Colts Neck Business Association (CNBA) members and friends gathered at Huddy's Inn on Rt. 34 in Colts Neck, for their 9th Annual CNBA Pig Roast. The weather was perfect to enjoy Huddy's outside terrace as guests enjoyed the cash bar and generous buffet of chicken and fixings, and of course the roasted pork.

The entertainment included ...

Sirico Announced as Founding Member of Monmouth Park Charity Fund's 'Winners Circle Society'

October 19, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ - Local resident and successful Mortgage Banker Thomas Sirico is announced as a founding member of Monmouth Park Charity Fund's 
                   "Winners Circle Society" 
The membership of these individuals are dedicated to the health and well being of our community and the sustainability of Monmouth ...

Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore – “Dancing with Our Monmouth and Ocean County Stars” Set for Nov. 15th

RED BANK, NJ - Five local business leaders will take center stage in the Girls Scouts of the Jersey Shore’s fourth “Dancing with Our Monmouth and Ocean County Stars” event on Thursday, Nov. 15, 6-10 p.m., at Eagle Oaks Country Club in Farmingdale.

The fund-raising event gives local residents an opportunity to support Girl Scout programs by voting for their favorite dancers in ...

Hazlet's Hope Network to Host Event on October 18th

HAZLET, NJ - Non-Profit organization Hazlet's Hope Network is providing hope for the Bayshore.

They are holding an event on October 18, 2018 from 6:30PM - 10:30PM at Buona Sera Palazzo, 1033 W. Park Ave in Ocean NJ. 

Hazlet’s Hope Network, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to uniting the skills and experience of recovery teams with ...

Holmdel: Controversial Gas Regulator Project Hearing Set for October 25th Zoning Board

October 20, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ - A highly controversial project is subject to a continued public hearing at the Holmdel Zoning Board of Adjustment at a Special Meeting on Wednesday, October 25, 2018 at 7:00 p.m in the Meeting Room in Town Hall.

The agenda lists it as a Continued Public Hearing for  New Jersey Natural Gas Company (NJNG), 960 Holmdel Road, Block
13, Lot 13 in the OL-2 Zone; ...

Middletown: League of Women Voters Sponsors 4th Congressional District Candidate Forum

RED BANK, NJ – On Thursday, October 18, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:00pm, the League of Women Voters is sponsoring a Candidate Forum for the candidates running for the seat in the 4th Congressional District. The event is taking place in the Warner Student Life Center on the campus of Brookdale Community College, 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ.

All the candidates running for the seat ...

Middletown: Brookdale Hosts League of Women Voters 4th Congressional District Candidate Forum

MIDDLETOWN, NJ – On Thursday, October 18, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:00pm, the League of Women Voters is sponsoring a Candidate Forum for the candidates running for the seat in the 4th Congressional District. The event is taking place in the Warner Student Life Center on the campus of Brookdale Community College, 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ.

All the candidates running for the ...

Veterans and Active Military Event: Tour, Equipment Demo and BBQ

October 8, 2018

VVA Chapter 12, Play HOOK-e & MA 22 would like veterans and active military to join us at the New Jersey State Police Marine Services Bureau, Point Pleasant Station for a tour, equipment demo and BBQ. You will learn about the NJSP Marine Service Bureau mission, response equipment, and changes that have been made since September 11, 2001 to incorporate protective Maritime Security Initiative ...

October 11: United Nations 'Day of the Girl'

October 11, 2018

GIRL SCOUTS ADVOCATE FOR “DAY OF THE GIRL”:

A MOVEMENT OF YOUTH MOBILIZATION AND GIRL LEADERSHIP

On October 11, Girl Scouts and girl-led advocates around the world celebrate “The Day of the Girl”, an international observance day declared by the United Nations in 2012. The “Day of the Girl” aims to increase global awareness of girls’ access to ...

Singer and Shave Make Their Case for Holmdel Township Committee

October 18, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ -  Holmdel Township Committee candidates Barbara Singer and Leah Shave gave introductions and presentations at the Citizens for Informed Land Use public presentation and debate.

Mayor Critelli did not attend.

Hosted by CILU,  an organization that has been in force and growing for over 20 years -  the public was informed on key issues and there was ...

'Women's Luncheon' in Support of Monmouth County Freeholder Candidate Sue Kiley, an All-Star Event

Monmouth County, NJ: It was an all-star event, "A Women's Luncheon" at the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank, Sunday. Republican women from across NJ and even from other states, gathered to rally their support around Freeholder Candidate Susan Kiley, while all enjoying a delicious buffet. 

Former First Lieutenant Governor of NJ, Kim Guadagno gave opening remarks ...

Video: Holmdel Board Of Education Candidates in Action

HOLMDEL, N.J. - On Monday night, candidates and interested residents gathered at the Community Center to hear from candidates running for local office. In this article,  you can watch the Holmdel Board of Education candidates share their views and thoughts.

The candidate event was held courtesy of Citizens for Informed Land Use. CILU, as they are known, have actively sought to ...

Monmouth: Local Surfing Community Unites for an Epic Day

October 17, 2018

RED BANK, NJ – Great surf conditions, offshore wind, gorgeous warm weather, sold-out event, and hundreds of fans combined to create an epic day on Sunday, October 7, 2018 for the Clean Ocean Action Open Surf Contest at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park in Long Branch, NJ.   Surfers in eight divisions included a wide-range of  ages and skill levels, from four-year old grom ...

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 9, 2018

MONMOUTH, NJ - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the United States, aside from skin cancer. Currently, the average risk of a woman in the United States developing breast cancer at some point in her life is about 1 in 8.  Breast cancer starts when cells in the breast begin to grow out of control. These cells usually form a ...

Holmdel Candidate Lea Shave States it is 'Time for Change'

October 9, 2018

Holmdel has been working to meet its affordable housing obligations (“COAH”) while trying to balance the location, density, physical aesthetics, and fiscal impact to the town.

Upon reviewing legal documents related to a COAH lawsuit involving Holmdel, I discovered that Mayor Tom Critelli is named in the lawsuit as having either a direct or an indirect interest in one of the ...

A Catastrophe Waiting to Happen

A catastrophe waiting to happen

Holmdel residents attended numerous Zoning Board hearings (2016 – 2017) regarding the application by New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) to put the largest natural gas regulator station at 960 Holmdel Road.  It would be situated just feet from a 50mph road. Separate from the environmental issues of its toxic fumes polluting our air and water, there were ...

Brandywine Living Colts Neck and Princeton Communites Search for the Great Pumpkin

October 21, 2018

MONMOUTH, NJ – Charlie Brown wasn’t the only one on the search for the great pumpkin this year. Residents of Brandywine Living at Princeton and at Colt’s Neck, the premier provider of quality care and services to seniors, traveled to Red Wagon Farm Market in Manalapan on Friday in search of the perfect pumpkins for this spooky season. Decked out in ...

Eric Eremita from 'Love It or List It' TV Show to Join Industry Pros at Hazlet Event

Meet Eric Eremita at the 1SourceVideo Studios in Hazlet, NJ on Thursday, November 8th!

Join  Eric (and other special guests TBA) under the studio lights for an incredible evening of connecting with industry pros and getting hands-on with groundbreaking production tech! This is your ultimate FREE backstage pass providing you the intimate and unique opportunity to ...

Hackensack Meridian Health Names Kenneth N. Sable, M.D., MBA, FACEP, Regional President of Southern Market

Hackensack Meridian Health, the most comprehensive and truly integrated non-profit health care network in New Jersey, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenneth N. Sable, M.D., MBA, FACEP, as regional president of the network’s Southern Market.

This appointment is in conjunction with Hackensack Meridian Health’s new organizational structure to better align its services and ...

Vote Wall: Top Schools, Stable Taxes and Sound Leadership

October 6, 2018

Running for Re-Election to  the Holmdel Board of Education is an honor and a privilege for this kid who grew up in town since the age of 1.

When I walk through Village School while visiting our son in First Grade, I am mindful not only of the new steps of the children who are educated there, I walk in my own shoes from many years ago when I attended Village School as a young boy. It is ...

Hammer: Experience, Knowledge and Passion for Holmdel Schools

Holmdel School District is currently undergoing a dramatic transformation over the next three years with the implementation of the $40M Holmdel 2020 Initiative, principal shifts at three schools and changes in standardized test (PARCC).  As we face these challenges, the community must have strong experienced leadership on the Board of Education.  Over the past six years, I have had the ...

Obituaries

May 9, 1930 - Oct 7, 2018
Betty DeFelice, 88, of Holmdel passed away on October 7th, 2018 at Bayshore Community Hospital in ...
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Apr 23, 1999 - Sep 28, 2018
Cory Aufiero, 19, passed away Friday, September 28th, in New Brunswick. Cory was born in Staten ...
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Autumn Air Conditioner Tune-Ups Just Make Sense

Last time we checked, it was barely the beginning of summer, and now it’s already autumn. How did your air conditioner hold up over the past few months? 

If you skipped having your system maintained in the spring or summer, it’s important make sure it’s still in good shape now so you can stay comfortable next season.

The number one cause of air conditioning and ...