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Painting with a Twist Prom Message: Join the Lunchbreak Program and Donate Prom Attire!

March 23, 2019

MONMOUTH COUNTY:  Prom season is on the way! There are many underprivileged teens who would love to have the opportunity to go to their high school prom, but the exorbitant cost of buying a gown or a suit is just not possible for them.

So many of us have gowns or suits/tuxedos that we have worn once and now they hang in our closets...there's a young girl ...

Frances Foundation Fights Pediatric Cancer with Fundraiser at iPlay America

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ -  Next Sunday, March 24th, is a fundraiser for funding pediatric cancer research. It is sponsored by the Frances Foundation and IPlay America.

Pediatric cancer is a fight that, unfortunately, touches millions. Organizations across the country are growing in number to address the scourge of cancer in children and to raise awareness and most critically, ...

Monmouth Park Charity Fund Hosting 16th Annual Kentucky Derby Day Celebration on May 4th

Monmouth Park Charity Fund: funding local charities since 1946

Kentucky Derby Party

MONMOUTH COUNTY,  NJ - It's time for Derby Day! The popular event on many calendars is gearing up for a banner year as the  Monmouth Park Charity Fund, on Saturday May 4, 2019 from 2pm-7pm, will be hosting its 16th Annual Kentucky Derby Day Celebration, at Blu Grotto’s ...

Holmdel: Third Round's A Charm for 10U Boys Basketball

March 13, 2019

HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel 10u travel basketball team just won the mid monmouth travel league championship this past Sunday for the 3rd year in a row.

The Hornets entered the playoffs as the 2 seed and beat Manasquan in the first round 46 to 26. The next game vs Tinton Falls as the 3 seed and was a barn burner and came down to the last second shot that was off the mark and the Hornets won ...

Girls Basketball: Colts Neck Falls in Sectional Final

Colts Neck, N.J. - A great season of success and hard work came to an unfortunate end on Monday night in the finals of NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 3 Tournament for the Colts Neck High School girls basketball team.

No. 3 seed Westampton Tech proved to be too much for the top-seeded Cougars, who saw their season end in a 55-44 defeat to the champion Panthers.

 

Westampton Tech ...

Holmdel Swimmers Finish Strong

HOLMDEL, NJ - Holmdel swimmers are leading the way in the pool with this just in from the Holmdel Schools Athletic Director:

The Relay Team of Erskine, Wang, Funcheon, and Hansen broke the 400 Free Relay record for the fourth time this season. The girls dropped 3 seconds to move up 5 spots. Also, senior Ginger Hansen finished 12th in the 100 Fly and 6th 100 Back to be a State Finalist.

You Deserve a Getaway and so Does Your Dog!

March 25, 2019

Your dog will not have time to miss you because they will be so busy socializing, playing, swimming, walking, running and so much more, at Green Leaf Pet Resort. Now offering our most advanced glass suites ever, complete with memory foam beds (there are no cages at Green Leaf)!

Green Leaf has a 24/7 staff for walking, petting, loving, and nightly tuck-ins. Expect happy ...

The Perfect Spring Break for Your Dog: Green Leaf Pet Resort Celebrates One Year Anniversary at Shore Location with Tail Wagging Savings

WE ARE CELEBRATING OUR ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY

AT OUR GREEN LEAF JERSEY SHORE LOCATION IN OAKHURST 
 

LET'S CELEBRATE!

In honor of Green Leaf Pet Resort of Ocean's first year, we want to take a moment and say thank you to every member of the Green Leaf family and welcome our furry friends!

We find you fetching and wanted to celebrate our second ...

Green Leaf Pet Resort Teams Up with Associated Humane Societies

DOG LOVERS UNITING!

Green Leaf Pet Resort has officially teamed up with the Associated Humane Societies of Tinton Falls to help improve the lives of the dogs at their shelters–and the owners who are lucky enough to get a new and oh-so-wonderful addition to their family.

Throughout the year, Green Leaf will be campaigning for monthly donations and an adoption incentive to ease ...

The Country Day School of Colts Neck Celebrates Success and New Expansion

March 12, 2019

COLTS NECK, NJ: On Sunday March 10th there was a warm welcome on a rainy day for the open house and ribbon cutting to celebrate the new expansion of The Country Day School of Colts Neck (CDSCN).  

Nurturing and educating children from infancy through pre-k since 2007, CDSCN hosted an open house and official ribbon cutting to celebrate their new Science, Technology, Engineering, ...

Diaper Drive: Neighborhood Lit of Colts Neck Joins with the Diaper Bank During March Drive to Help Children

COLTS NECK, NJ - Join Neighborhood Lit and The Diaper Bank at Child Care Resources during the Diaper Donation Drive between March 4th and March 31st. Bring boxes of diapers and/or wipes to Neighborhood Lit drop off located at Neighborhood Lit offices at 340 Route 34 Colts Neck, in the Orchards Plaza.

The program is called:  'WE NEED A CHANGE'

The Diaper Bank at Child Care ...

Wine & Chill at ChillRx Cryotherapy on Friday Evenings

March 22, 2019

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'ouvres at ChillRx Cryotherapy, starting at 5:00pm on Fridays. It's something different and new to try with your friends, significant other or treat yourself and stop by solo!

The owner and staff ...

Hackensack Meridian Health Expands Successful Innovation Programs, Provides Bayshore and Riverview Medical Centers With Bear's Den to Further Improve Patient Satisfaction

Lead Photo Caption: left to right: Raymond Fredericks, Regional President, Central Market; Sandra Powell-Elliott, Vice President, Life Sciences and Innovation; Andrew Pecora, M.D., President of Physician Enterprise and Chief Innovation Officer; Hammie the Bear, Robert Garrett, Hackensack Meridian Health CEO; Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling, D-11 and Kelli O'Brien, RD, MBC, Chief Hospital ...

Frances Foundation Fights Pediatric Cancer with Fundraiser at iPlay America

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ -  Next Sunday, March 24th, is a fundraiser for funding pediatric cancer research. It is sponsored by the Frances Foundation and IPlay America.

Pediatric cancer is a fight that, unfortunately, touches millions. Organizations across the country are growing in number to address the scourge of cancer in children and to raise awareness and most critically, ...

Abbey Farm in Colts Neck, Hosts Launch of 'Start Day One' Suicide Prevention

March 3, 2019

COLTS NECK, NJ:  Suicide is an epidemic, one death every 40 seconds, a couple more precious lives lost by the time you read this short article.... There's a new group Start Day One, a nonprofit formed to raise awareness of the suicide epidemic and change perspective in the minds of those whose lives are threatened by it.

Abbey Feiler-Kober is on the founding board of Start Day ...

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day With A Garden State Parade

March 8, 2019

NEW JERSEY - St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner, but Garden State parades are already poised to showcase their Irish pride with a lot of green, music, dancing and of course fun. If you missed Belmar's signature parade last weekend, take heart. There are plenty of more parades to be had before and after St. Patrick's Day on March 17.

March 9 at noon in Seaside Heights - ...

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day With Your Choice of These Garden State Parades

NEW JERSEY - St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner, but Garden State parades are already poised to showcase their Irish pride with a lot of green, music, dancing and of course fun. If you missed Belmar's signature parade last weekend, take heart. There are plenty of more parades to be had before and after St. Patrick's Day on March 17.

March 9 at noon in Seaside Heights - ...

Purim in Hawaii on Wednesday March 20th at 6:30 at Holmdel Community Center

March 17, 2019

Purim in Hawaii:

Delicious Hawaiian Buffet Dinner
Tropical Drinks
Masquerade Contest
Exotic Burd Show
Megillah Reading 
Hamentashen

Come in costume and win a prize!

for more information go to the WEBSITE

Freshii in Middletown Celebrates a Healthy Grand Opening and Official Ribbon Cutting

MIDDLETOWN, NJ -  Freshii, a new fast casual restaurant with nutritious and delicious healthy foods, celebrated a grand opening and official ribbon cutting on Saturday, March 9th. Freshii, located at 838 State Rt. 35 South in Middletown, was non-stop busy all day Saturday, with BOGO specials and samplings.  

Owner Kevin O'Hear ...

DON'T MISS OUT! SATURDAY, MARCH 9TH ALL DAY BOGO-Freshii Restaurant in Middletown Makes Healthy Delicious Eats Convenient for You; Official Grand Opening Celebration

TAPinto Holmdel & Colts Neck and TAPinto Middletown is pleased to welcome our new marketing partner Freshii, now a sponsor of local news in your community. 

 

EAT HEALTHY AND DELICIOUS EAT Freshii

 

Grand Opening Announcement-BOGO on all entrees!

 

 

 EATING and ENERGIZING! Freshii’s Middletown, NJ location will be ...

Saturday, March 30th: Garden State Film Festival to Screen 'Gone for the Weekend' a Film Produced by Middletown Guyz; Troy Burbank Film and Leonardo Boyz Production

March 24, 2019

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ:  Troy Burbank and Andrew Bane, partners in Leonardo Boyz Production, both possess that 'fire in the belly' to create something big. So with a script written by Burbank, together they teamed up with like-minded talented folks and made it happen.  The A-Team includes local guyz; Danny Sanchez, Mark Weiss, Robert Ruvolo, ...

Two River Theater in Red Bank Features American Repertory Ballet's 'Coppelia' March 16-17

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American Repertory Ballet Presents Coppélia at Two River Theater for three

performances on March 16 and 17

 

 One of the best-loved classical works in the ballet repertoire  

American Repertory Ballet (ARB) performs Coppélia, considered one of the greatest comic ...

Purim in Hawaii on Wednesday March 20th at 6:30 at Holmdel Community Center

March 17, 2019

Purim in Hawaii:

Delicious Hawaiian Buffet Dinner
Tropical Drinks
Masquerade Contest
Exotic Burd Show
Megillah Reading 
Hamentashen

Come in costume and win a prize!

for more information go to the WEBSITE

Colts Neck Conover Road Elementary School Celebrates 50th Birthday BIG Time!

March 23, 2019

COLTS NECK, NJ:  On Saturday, March 9, from 11am-2pm, the Conover Road Elementary School (CRES)  was transformed into a festive event. It was a 50th Birthday Bash that attracted hundreds of Colts Neck families, teachers, community leaders, retired employees, law enforcement officials, local business owners, etc.

All came together to celebrate 50 years of educational ...

'March Madness' at Neighborhood Lit

COLTS NECK, NJ - Refer a friend during the month of March, where they enroll, and you will both  receive a 20% discount off of class for the month of April!

Indian Hill Wins it All! Takes the Trophy at Holmdel School District's Battle of the Faculties

This news is sponsored by Neighborhood Lit. 

HOLMDEL, NJ - Thursday evening was a battle in Holmdel. It was The Battle of the Faculties and they were a fine tuned crowd. After a beautiful rendition of the National Anthem by the Holmdel High School Choir, the battle lines were drawn. The challenges were fierce, like who can carry the egg back and forth with a straight ...

'Virtually' Everything: Middletown Library Hosts Virtual Reality Company OasisVRX

March 24, 2019

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Middletown library visitors had a “virtual” blast on Saturday, at the Middletown Library Makers Day event. It was a demonstration of virtual reality technology with Holmdel based oasisVRX. 

What is Virtual Reality?

According to oasisVRX Managing Partner Todd Schobel, "Virtual Reality is an emerging medium in which an artificial experience is ...

Disaster Recovery Plans: A Primer

HOLMDEL, NJ - You may think you know all about disaster recovery plans (DRP) from attending conferences or reading up on the subject. But one of the best ways to learn is by example, and the following real-life case offers valuable lessons. Learn about the DPR audit of a state government office and the knowledge gained from it.

Hosting certain types of data and managing a government network ...

International Women's Day Celebrated at Bell Works: #BALANCEFORBETTER and a Picnic on the Turf

HOLMDEL, NJ:  A Harvard study, almost 80 years old, has proved that embracing the community helps us live longer, and makes us happier. -Liz Mineo Harvard Staff Writer.

Bell Works is the community hub of Holmdel. Coined the Metroburb, it's a great place to visit, meet friends, work, play, create, reserve your next party, dine, exercise, shop, have ...

Floral Design and Wine at A Country Flower Shoppe and More

March 13, 2019

COLTS NECK, NJ - Channel your inner floral designer and surprise your loved ones!

Starting next month you can design your own floral vase arrangement valued at $45.00 plus tax to take home after the workshop. Workshops will be every Sunday (excluding Easter Sunday)

Book your parties, date night or Sunday Funday: 

"🌿 Our Floral Design and Wine workshop will be held every ...

Harry Addison Trisman: Holmdel Tennis Expert and Former Middletown Resident Passes Away at 64

March 6, 2019

HOLMDEL, NJ - Local Holmdel Tennis legend and former Middletown resident Harry Addison Trismen passed away on February 24, 2019.

His obituary from Dignity Memorial Funeral Home in Florida:

JANUARY 28, 1955 – FEBRUARY 24, 2019

Harry Addison Trismen, 64, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019 in the presence of his wife and sons at the Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg, ...

WalletHub Study Confirms What We’ve Long Suspected: NJ Has Country’s Highest Property Taxes

February 26, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- The average American household spends $2,279 on property taxes for their homes each year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. In light of this, it’s little surprise that more than $14 billion in property taxes go unpaid each year, according to the National Tax Lien Association.

To determine who pays the highest taxes, personal-finance website WalletHub today released ...

Car Wash Worker's Leg Pinned Between Cars in Freak Accident: Medevac Dispatched

March 17, 2019

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Police reports indicate that a worker at Garden State Cara Wash at 676 Route 35 suffered a crushing injury as two cars collided.  First responders came on scene with police  applying a tourniquet to a partially severed leg. Medevac transported to Jersey Shore Trauma Center. 

The vehicle was exiting the wash area to the drying area when it hit ...

Live Wires Down on Van Schoick Road in Holmdel

HOLMDEL, NJ - Live Wires Down at 773 Van Schoick Rd. Units are on scene with power lines down on the roadway.

JCP&L is on scene. Road closed as of 5:30pm. More as it is reported.

Report: Multiple Pedestrians Struck By Car in Atlantic Highlands

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ - Multiple pedestrians reported struck at NJ-36 & Grand Ave.

Middletown Fire Police requested to the scene to shut down the highway for police investigation. 

Christopher Swendeman, spokesman for the Prosecutor’s Office, said the Serious Collision Analysis Response Team are investigating as well as the Monmouth County Prosecutors Office.

'Wine & Chill' at ChillRx Cryotherapy Red Bank, Friday Evening March 15th

March 14, 2019

MONMOUTH COUNTY:  What are you doing after work?

Well, instead of sitting in a bar with your friends or significant other, have a glass of wine and enjoy tasty bites at ChillRx Cryotherapy, starting at 5:00pm lasting until 8:00pm.

You will have a chance to become acquainted with ChillRx's cutting-edge healthcare and beauty technology that provides ...

It's a Bird, it's a Plane, it's Abbey Feiler 'Flyer!' You can fly too at Dragonfly Yoga Studio in Colts Neck

COLTS NECK, NJ: When she's not graciously hosting a charity event at Abbey Farms, her Colts Neck Estate, or maybe free fall diving in South Africa, Abbey Feiler-Kober soars locally... and you can too at Dragonfly Yoga Studio in Colts Neck, where anyone can learn to fly!

Abbey has been taking yoga instruction at Dragonfly with owner Ali Scaramuzzo for a ...

WalletHub Study Confirms What We’ve Long Suspected: NJ Has Country’s Highest Property Taxes

February 26, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- The average American household spends $2,279 on property taxes for their homes each year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. In light of this, it’s little surprise that more than $14 billion in property taxes go unpaid each year, according to the National Tax Lien Association.

To determine who pays the highest taxes, personal-finance website WalletHub today released ...

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Cue Bob Dylan: NJ Legislature Voting to 'Get Stoned'

March 24, 2019

HOLMDEL, NJ - On Monday, March 25, State Legislators will consider voting to legalize recreational pot, likely following Colorado in the increase in drug addiction, accidents and death with the push for legalized recreational marijuana. 

Not to be confused with medical marijuana, this is  recreational pot. I read an editorial  from former Assemblywoman Mary Pat ...

Why Legalized Marijuana is Wrong for New Jersey

Colorado Shows Why Legalized Marijuana is Wrong for New Jersey
By Former Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini

Imagine a world in which tourists visit Monmouth County towns like Asbury Park not for the beaches and historic boardwalk but to get stoned on super potent “legal” marijuana.  Homeless young people flocking to our area to do drugs without fear of repercussions.  ...

You Deserve a Getaway and so Does Your Dog!

March 25, 2019

Your dog will not have time to miss you because they will be so busy socializing, playing, swimming, walking, running and so much more, at Green Leaf Pet Resort. Now offering our most advanced glass suites ever, complete with memory foam beds (there are no cages at Green Leaf)!

Green Leaf has a 24/7 staff for walking, petting, loving, and nightly tuck-ins. Expect happy ...

'Virtually' Everything: Middletown Library Hosts Virtual Reality Company OasisVRX

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Middletown library visitors had a “virtual” blast on Saturday, at the Middletown Library Makers Day event. It was a demonstration of virtual reality technology with Holmdel based oasisVRX. 

What is Virtual Reality?

According to oasisVRX Managing Partner Todd Schobel, "Virtual Reality is an emerging medium in which an artificial experience is ...

Bell Works Garners Three New Fun Hot Spots; Swing Loose Indoor Golfing, Escapology Escape Room and Virtual Reality with OasisVRX

March 25, 2019

HOLMDEL, N.J. (March 25, 2019) — Somerset Development, one of the region’s foremost real estate firms, today announced three new retailers slated to open on “The Block at Bell Works” -  the metroburb’s thriving ground-floor selection of shops, restaurants, healthcare, community services and other destinations.

The latest tenants to join the roster at ...

Two River Women to be Honored at Girl Scouts Gala on March 22

Monmouth County, NJ (March 19, 2019) – Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore will host its annual Women of Distinction & Community Partners Gala on Friday, March 22, from 6 to 11 p.m., at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale. The gala will honor a group of outstanding community role models, including two local residents, and a dedicated community partner to raise support to ...

The Colts Neck Republican Club Celebrates Monte Carlo Style

COLTS NECK,  NJ: It was a Fun Monte Carlo Night for the Colts Neck Republican Club!  A Big Crowd came out for the Club’s first 2019 Event, and fun and friendship was had by all!  

Congratulations to the Club’s Officers Heather Sykes Tormey, Laura Duddy, Victoria Cantalupo, Danielle Alpaugh and Michael Taeschler for having such a successful event.  Get ...

ROCK THE CHURCH Benefit Concert for Family Promise of Monmouth County

Rock the Church!:  A Concert with The Wag Benefits Family Promise of Monmouth County

Every night upwards of 200 children and their families sleep under the stars, in cars, or couch surf at relatives in Monmouth County. Lincroft Presbyterian Church, (www.lincroftpc.org), will host Rock the Church, a benefit concert for Family Promise of Monmouth County (www.familypromisemc.org), featuring ...

March is Colorectal Awareness Month: Detect and Prevent

March 13, 2019

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - March is Colorectal Awareness Month, and the Physicians of IMA would like to share some important information about the detection and prevention of colorectal cancer.

Colorectal cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Fortunately, it is also easily treatable if it is detected early enough. This means that getting colonoscopies on a ...

Obituaries

Nov 11, 1936 - Mar 18, 2019
Edythe H. Grant, 82, of Aberdeen passed away on Monday, March 18th, 2019 at the Bayshore Community ...
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Aug 27, 1929 - Mar 18, 2019
Sergio Buzzerio, age 89 of Holmdel passed away on Monday, March 18, 2019 at Bayshore Community ...
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Jul 14, 1921 - Mar 17, 2019
Erina Gaiotti Balestracci, passed away peacefully at The Willows, Holmdel, NJ on March 17, 2019.
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Aug 20, 1943 - Mar 13, 2019
Andrea (Andi) Rose, age 75, passed away peacefully March 13, 2019, from her battle with ...
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