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VIDEO: Green Leaf Pet Resort: Your Dog's Ultimate Vacation Destination! Roundtrip Transportation for Your Furry Family Member

November 30, 2018

MONMOUTH, NJ - TAPinto Your Neighborhood News Online is proud to announce Green Leaf Pet Resort  as a local news sponsor!

Now more than ever, local news matters to help connect local residents to what is happening in their local area. Our local news sponsors care about you and their sponsorship delivers free daily news to you every day. 

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Photo: Colts Neck Thundering Herd U13 Champs

December 7, 2018

COLTS NECK, NJ - Local soccer team, Thundering Herd, wins big recently.

The girls U13 Thundering Herd closed out another successful season with a second consecutive championship with Monmouth Ocean Soccer Association (MOSA).

Closed out the season with a 4-0 win over Ocean Township, after clinching the MOSA Championship against Rumson.  

Colts Neck: Turf's Up! Thecker Family's Generous Donation Makes Field of Dreams a Reality

COLTS NECK:  There's a new turf field in town and it's the result of teamwork at its best. Success like this is what happens when adults come together for non-political reasons and do what they believe is best for the children in their community.  

On Saturday November 3rd, TAPinto was on site to witness the official ribbon cutting of the new Multipurpose Turf Field ...

VIDEO: Spectacular Christmas Lights Set to Music in Holmdel

December 9, 2018

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 HOLMDEL, NJ -  The Christmas season is 'lighting up' in the area. You can see by this video that festive homeowners in the Boxwood Terrace neighborhood of Holmdel wouldn't mind a few extra guests this year. They have an exciting reason to stop by! 

Drive by this beautiful  Boxwood Terrace home off of Laurel Avenue tonight.

See Christmas ...

Saving Count Basie – Monmouth County Arts Council + Video

RED BANK, NJ – Without the Monmouth County Arts Council (MA), we may not have had the Count Basie Theater.

It all began with a little seed capital from the Junior League and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. 

An anonymous donor in 1973 provided Monmouth Arts with funds to purchase Walter Reade’s Carlton Theatre.  The playhouse was renamed the Count Basie ...

VIDEO: Sing and Dance! Holmdel and Colts Neck Greet the Season With Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting Celebrations

HOLMDEL & COLTS NECK:  The Christmas trees and Menorah candles are lit, as Holmdel and Colts Neck set the scene for the Holiday Season.

Colts Neck gathered last Saturday, with the Mayor JP Bartolomeo and the Deputy Mayor Tommy Orgo leading the town in singing Christmas carols while the jazz quartet played.  In spite of the cold and rain, ...

Living Nativity at Colts Neck Community Church

December 12, 2018

COLTS NECK, NJ -  If you witnessed the Living Nativity at the Colts Neck Community Church last year there is no further explanation needed because you were probably already going.

Readers who are not familiar with this beautiful rendition of the birth of Jesus story can watch the video  below. It shows clips of a lovely Living Nativity celebration that is heartfelt and professional - ...

Happy Chanukah! Lighting the Ice Menorah at Bell Works

HOLMDEL, NJ - A festive and happy moment was shared by hundred of visitors as they experienced the excitement of lighting the menorah with Chabad Jewish Center of Holmdel and host Bell Works. Rabbi Shmaya Galperin and his family welcomed everyone and shared the good news of the season. See video with speeches and guest introductions:

Latkes and soup ...

Ice Menorah Today! Bell Works

Celebrate the festival of Chanukah with Chabad Jewish Center of Holmdel

 

Ice Menorah Monday December 3rd 5:30PM

Monday, December 3rd 2018 at 5:30 PM At Bell Works

101 Crawfords Corner Rd  Holmdel, NJ 

Donuts and Latkes
Chanukah arts n' crafts
Fun for the whole family!!!!

Special feature: watch an ice sculptor carve a large menorah ...

Colts Neck 'StillHouse' is Open for Business

December 7, 2018

COLTS NECK: The Colts Neck StillHouse located at 304 Route 34, in Colts Neck celebrated their 'soft opening' this past weekend.

Guests were treated to a tour of the facility and a taste of their spirits. The tasting room had delicious craft cocktails created with house-made tinctures, bitters, cordials, sodas, and shrubs from locally sourced ingredients and produce.

Got Thai? Holmdel Couple Opens Restaurant in Area

HOLMDEL, NJ - If you love Thai food, keep reading.

Long time Holmdel residents, Steve and Ae Bartow open authentic Thai cuisine and American barbecue restaurant in Hazlet. A bit of something for every taste including A children’s menu. Everything is made from scratch.

All Thai dishes are made to order and barbecue is a 5 hour slow smoked process. Check out the ...

Fighting the Flu with Integrated Medicine Alliance

December 12, 2018

MONMOUTH, N.J. - Influenza, better known as The flu, is not like the common cold.  It often feels worse, lasts longer and is actually potentially deadly to the elderly, young and those with chronic illnesses like diabetes and heart disease. Learn more from our local news sponsor:

Dr. Brendan Mulholland, of Integrated Medicine Alliance, commented on the significance of the issue.

Winter Walks and More with Holmdel Recreation

Winter Walks: Explore a New Section of the Ramanessin Brook Greenway!

Saturday, December 8th: 10:00am – 1:00pm: Meet at the Holmdel High School Parking Lot near the Duncan Smith Theatre – FREE!

Cooking with Antonietta – Christmas Celebration!

Thursday, December 13th: 12:30pm – 2:30pm at the Community Center (fee required)

Holiday Cookies and Crafts (ages ...

Bayshore Medical Center Performs its First Intellijoint Hip Replacement

 Bayshore Medical Center Performs its First Intellijoint Hip Replacement 

December 3, 2018 – Holmdel, NJ – Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center today announced that the hospital is now utilizing the Intellijoint HIP System.

Intellijoint is an optical navigation system used during total hip replacement surgeries to ensure that the correct size implant is ...

Open Technology 'Bar' at the December Holmdel Chamber of Commerce Meeting at Bell Works

December 10, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel Chamber of Commerce is growing blend of businesses and nonprofits with a focus on collaboration, networking, learning and...simply enjoying a cup of coffee. Top talent from the area joins together again as the year winds down.  An informative meeting awaits on Tuesday December 18 at 8am in the Wave Room of the iconic Bell Works building.

Technology ...

Pinot's Palet: An Enjoyable Paint and Sip

Red Bank, NJ - Never picked up a paint brush? 

So what?

TAPinto Red Bank attended a fundraiser at Pinot’s Palette for M.A.S.T., the Marine Academy of Science & Technology hosted by Dorothy Lucyk who has a son in the academy

“We’re a group of mom’s and friends getting together raising money for the Parent-Teacher-Student Association that will go towards ...

Live.Shop.Buy Launches, Offers Free 'Storefront' to Local Businesses

HOLMDEL, N.J. -  Would you like access to high quality goods and services from small businesses in your own area? Do you have a company that provides them? A new company, Live.Shop.Buy, just launched out of Bell Works in Holmdel and aims to provide just that.  LiveShopBuy is a digital, hyper-local comprehensive e-commerce, education and technology ...

Cutting Edge High School: Christian Brothers Academy in Middletown Cuts Tech Access in Cafeteria

December 13, 2018

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - You see it every day. Parents on devices. Children on devices often simply mimic mom and dad. Ignoring each other. Immersed in some inconsequential email, game, text, post of some kind. Growing bodies of research is showing what is clear as day to the glowing screen on the faces of millions. Screen time is hurting human contact in a very real way. Anti-social behavior, bullying ...

Holmdel Foundation for Educational Excellence Commits $100,000 for New Playground

HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel Foundation for Educational Excellence (HFEE) has chosen to fund the construction of a brand new playground at Village School as their large project donation to the Holmdel School District.  The playground project was approved by the HFEE Board of Trustees in November.

Holmdel administrators identified the need for an additional playground at Village School ...

VIDEO: Holmdel Board of Education Meeting and Awards Ceremony

HOLMDEL, N.J. - The Holmdel Board of Education had quite a busy meeting on Wednesday night with an exciting awards ceremony for many successful programs. 

The Board congratulated the following Holmdel High School students on being named National Merit Scholarship Commended Students: Amanda Ahteck, Brian Chu, Jason Feng, Alec Goldberg, Alice Huang, Justin Lautenberg, Jerome Li, Alec ...

Death Penalty: Ultimate Justice Called for in Colts Neck Massacre

December 5, 2018

COLTS NECK, NJ - 'Give Him Death' sums up a call to action by lawmakers in District 24 in the wake of the devastating loss of Keith, Jennifer, Jesse and Sophia Caneiro.

In the wake of the tragic murder of a Colts Neck family, Senator Steven Oroho and Assemblymen Parker Space and Harold Wirths (all R-24) are calling for action on their legislation to reinstate the death ...

Six Monmouth County Residents Charged in Drug Trafficking Ring in Takedown by FBI and Local Law Enforcement

TRENTON, NJ — Six Monmouth County residents are among 15 people charged in connection with a heroin and cocaine trafficking ring that operated in the Bayshore region of Monmouth and Middlesex Counties, according to the U.S Attorney’s Office.

Daniel Alfano, 44, of Keansburg, Christy Dube, 43, of the Cliffwood section of Aberdeen, Brian Hall, 47, of Howell, George Holiday Sr., 47, of ...

Giving Back: Join Project Mrs. Claus with Coconuts Kid Fit Organization

December 10, 2018

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Little miracles happen every day during the Christmas season. Folks from all walks of life need a hand and so many are willing to lend one. This is such an opportunity.

Each year, so many boys and girls write letters to Santa. They ask for many fun things like games and toys and dolls that make so many wonderful childhood memories. They also ask for things that we all may take ...

Giving Back: The Provident Bank Foundation Awards $7,500 to Collier Youth Services

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - Collier Youth Services, a non-profit organization that empowers at-risk youth to grow toward their potential in an environment of belonging, dignity, and hope, is proud to announce that The Provident Bank Foundation has awarded a $7,500 grant to Collier to support Collier House and Collier Group Home.

Collier Youth Services operates two residential programs: Collier Group ...

Colts Neck: Turf's Up! Thecker Family's Generous Donation Makes Field of Dreams a Reality

COLTS NECK:  There's a new turf field in town and it's the result of teamwork at its best. Success like this is what happens when adults come together for non-political reasons and do what they believe is best for the children in their community.  

On Saturday November 3rd, TAPinto was on site to witness the official ribbon cutting of the new Multipurpose Turf Field ...

Family Statement: The Karidis and Caneiro Families Express Gratitude for Community Love and Support, Request Privacy

December 2, 2018

COLTS NECK, NJ -  The Karidis and Caneiro families have shared with TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck a Family Statement:

"The Karidis and Caneiro families are grateful for the outpouring of love and support we have received from our devoted family, the faithful friends of Jennifer, Keith, Jesse and Sophia, and many other kind individuals from the community and ...

Remember this Loving Family: Keith, Jennifer, Jesse and Sophia Caneiro

COLTS NECK, NJ - If you enjoy discussing world history, technology and playing fun games like Fort Nite, you have something in common with Jesse Alexander Caneiro, 11. He is the son of Keith and Jennifer Caneiro.

"When I think of Jesse~I think of his uniquely Jesse raspy voice, polite demeanor, hard working spirit, enthusiasm for playing games with his friends, and most of all his love ...

Paying Respects: Colts Neck Memorial Gathering Set for Murdered Caneiro Family, Funeral Arrangements Released by Holmdel Funeral Home

HOLMDEL, NJ - An emotional candlelight vigil held recently in Colts Neck honored and prayed for a much loved and respected local family. Now, a Memorial Gathering is scheduled for the four family members who were murdered before their home was set on fire last week in Colts Neck.

Supporting the family and friends of Keith, Jennifer, Jesse and ...

Colts Neck Mayor JP Bartolomeo on 77th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

December 7, 2018

COLTS NECK, NJ - December 7th. Seventy-seven years ago, the United States suffered an incredible blow when our country was attacked at Pearl Harbor. As the services get underway today at the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial, no living survivor will be in attendance. There are only five survivors from the Arizona still alive, and due to health reasons they cannot make the trip, as the youngest is now 96 ...

Holmdel Planning Board to Discuss School's Acquisition of Home of Holmdel's Matriarch, Adeline 'Addy' Holmes Lubkert

HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel Planning Board will be discussing the proposed acquisition of a property which was the historic childhood home of Holmdel's Adeline (nee Holmes) Lubkert at the Tuesday December 4th meeting.

The home is situated in front of Holmdel High School. Her family has been exceptionally generous to Holmdel over the years in terms of sharing and donating their ...

Colts Neck Community: Letter of Appreciation from Mayor and Township Committee

November 30, 2018

On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, the Colts Neck community was forever changed. At mid-day, Colts Neck emergency services responded to a report of a structure fire on Willow Brook Road. Upon arrival, responding crews found a large home, in a quiet neighborhood engulfed in flames. Given the size of the fire, calls quickly went out to surrounding communities for mutual aid ...

Laurel Avenue: Quick Response Ensures Safety of Arnold Walter Nursing Home Residents During Heavy Smoke Condition

December 13, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ -  Fast action by nursing staff and responding agencies kept folks safe aat Arnold Walter Nursing home on Monday, December 10.

Holmdel Police reported in a news release that Dispatch received a general fire alarm at the Arnold Walter Nursing Home, located at 622 Laurel Avenue. Ptl. Van Pelt was the first officer to arrive on location and reported a heavy smoke condition in the ...

Holmdel Police: Juvenile Taken into Custody for Terroristic Threats Against School

The Holmdel Police Department Has Also Investigated Other Alleged Threats Against the Students and Staff of the Holmdel High School and William R. Satz School.

HOLMDEL, NJ - Holmdel parents expressed serious concerns recently during what many perceived as a lack of clear information from Holmdel Schools last week. There were a number of vague reports ...

Brandywine Living Hosts Toy Drive for Daniela's Wish

December 10, 2018

COLTS NECK, NJ - On December 7th & 8th, Brandywine Living hosted a toy drive to benefit
Daniela's Wish, a local non profit organization that delivers gifts to
children in local Monmouth County Hospitals.  

Four of the Brandywine communities  Colts Neck, Governors Crossing, Howell and Wall were drop
off locations for the Stuff the Bus event.  "Thank you to ...

Colts Neck Seniors Head to the New York Botanical Gardens Holiday Show

COLTS NECK, NJ - This is a very busy group of local residents. Recently, the Colts Neck Seniors at the New York Botanical Gardens Holiday Show. What a show it was.

For some people, being amongst the magnificent flowers at a botanical garden is like “a little piece of heaven”.  Well, add to that the special holiday display at the New York Botanical Gardens and there is such ...

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Brandywine Living Hosts Toy Drive for Daniela's Wish

December 10, 2018

COLTS NECK, NJ - On December 7th & 8th, Brandywine Living hosted a toy drive to benefit
Daniela's Wish, a local non profit organization that delivers gifts to
children in local Monmouth County Hospitals.  

Four of the Brandywine communities  Colts Neck, Governors Crossing, Howell and Wall were drop
off locations for the Stuff the Bus event.  "Thank you to ...

Colts Neck Seniors Head to the New York Botanical Gardens Holiday Show

COLTS NECK, NJ - This is a very busy group of local residents. Recently, the Colts Neck Seniors at the New York Botanical Gardens Holiday Show. What a show it was.

For some people, being amongst the magnificent flowers at a botanical garden is like “a little piece of heaven”.  Well, add to that the special holiday display at the New York Botanical Gardens and there is such ...

Fast Tracked Gerrymandering Bill Evokes Ire

December 12, 2018

To the Editor:

I am disappointed that a partisan gerrymandering bill has been fast tracked in our state legislature for a December 17th vote.  Simultaneous hearings in the senate and assembly are scheduled tomorrow – December 13.

In New Jersey, we're lucky to have an independent, bipartisan commission that redraws the state legislative districts from where we elect our State ...

Holmdel Hornets Football: Celebrating a Most Amazing Season

December 10, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel Hornets enjoyed their best season in over a decade during the 2018 season, finishing an outstanding 8-2 record and became the first team to make back to back NJSIAA playoff appearances since the 1990 and 1991 teams.  

 

The regular season saw the Hornets dominate their Division opponents going 6-0 in the division, earning them the 2018 National ...

Adult Chanukah Party in Holmdel with Rabbi and Mrs. Galperin

At the Home of Rabbi and Mrs. Galperin

12-8-18 7PM

2 Spring Valley Drive Holmdel

Open wine bar and plenty of L’chaim
Delicious Buffet
Fabulous entertainment.
This is a party you don’t want to miss!!

National Influenza Vaccination Week: Monmouth County encourages residents to get their vaccines

FREEHOLD, NJ – In recognition of National Influenza Vaccination Week, Monmouth County is encouraging residents to get their flu vaccines in time for the holiday season to protect themselves, their loved ones and the public.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established National Influenza Vaccination Week in 2005 to encourage flu vaccination through the holiday season ...

Holmdel: Road Improvement Update on Palmer Avenue

 Palmer Avenue Roadway & Drainage Improvements

Over the past two years the Township has worked in conjunction with the County of Monmouth on improvements to Palmer Avenue in an effort to reduce the frequency of flooding incidences that have closed sections of the roadway, preventing access to homes in the area.

Last year the Township entered in to a shared service agreement with ...

School Safety: Class III Officers an Important Piece of the School Safety Puzzle

December 12, 2018

NEW JERSEY -   It seems like the unthinkable – an active shooter situation – is becoming a more frequent occurrence to the point that parents are feeling more and more helpless in protecting their children from the potential of mass shootings, particularly in schools. It can happen around any of us.

Back in April of 2007, I received an early morning phone call from ...

Buying or Refinancing a Home? Review the ABC's of the Loan Process

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Whether you are new to the market or considering a jumbo or refinance, it is helpful to review the key points in the loan process.

The Loan Process - Start to Finish

Prequalification - Prequalification occurs before the loan process actually begins.  The lender gathers information about your income and debts, and makes a financial determination about how ...

Obituaries

Jun 4, 1958 - Dec 9, 2018
On December 9, 2018, John (Jack) F. Keegan of Manahawkin NJ suddenly passed away in his home. Jack ...
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Aug 21, 1935 - Dec 1, 2018
June Chirichella, 83 of Holmdel, died on Sunday, December 1st at Bayshore Community Hospital, ...
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