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Middletown Dominates from Three Point Range in Season Opening Win with Holmdel's Saint John Vianney

December 15, 2018

HOLMDEL, N.J. - On opening night, the Middletown North boys basketball team showed off its range from behind the arch in impressive fashion. The Lions knocked in a total of 16 three-pointers in a 78-59 season opening victory over St. John Vianney on Friday night.

 

Senior Rob Higgins began the three-point party with three shots from downtown in the first quarter, followed up by a ...

Photo: Colts Neck Thundering Herd U13 Champs

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.  

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 ...

Ralph Zucker's Vision in Clear Sight as One Million Square Foot Milestone has Been Reached at Bell Works

December 17, 2018

HOLMDEL, N.J. — Take a stroll down the pedestrian street at Bell Works if you haven't done so already. Far from simply the go to location for a wide array of industry, there is the convenience of a diverse retail and dining experience. It is no surprise that a new milestone has just been reached.

Somerset Development, one of the region’s foremost real estate firms, today ...

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

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 new Conference Center on the lower level of the iconic Bell ...

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 ...

Brookdale College: Lifelong Learning Program Talks Reinvention

December 17, 2018

LINCROFT, NJ - Brookdale College Lifelong Learning - The Second Act 

What's next? What will you pursue in your second act? Will you reinvent, reconstruct, reimagine and renew? At the Second Act Conference at Brookdale College on December 7, attendees and panelists explored these possibilities and shared life-changing stories of overcoming adversity and how it sparked new ideas ...

Generosity Through the Ages: Holmdel Village School Gives Back

VILLAGE SCHOOL GIVES BACK!

 

HOLMDEL (December 11, 2018): Holmdel Village School. The name alone takes you back to a time where folks were closely connected and communicating on their child's education. It is still that way with young children in their beginning years in the school system and their excited parents enjoying every moment. A recent news release shows how these fine ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

Holmdel's Heidi Rose Kiss Earns Girl Scout Silver Award

December 17, 2018

FARMINGDALE, NJ - The Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore honored 35 Girl Scouts from Monmouth and Ocean counties, including one from Holmdel, with the Girl Scout Silver Award on Thursday, November 29, at the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore’s Program Activity Center, Farmingdale.

Heidi Rose Kiss, from Holmdel, chose the focus of her Girl Scout Silver Award project after speaking with ...

Generosity Through the Ages: Holmdel Village School Gives Back

VILLAGE SCHOOL GIVES BACK!

 

HOLMDEL (December 11, 2018): Holmdel Village School. The name alone takes you back to a time where folks were closely connected and communicating on their child's education. It is still that way with young children in their beginning years in the school system and their excited parents enjoying every moment. A recent news release shows how these fine ...

Colts Neck Womans Club Enjoy Company While Helping Collier and CASA

COLTS NECK, NJ - These ladies know how to have fun while helping others.

The Woman's Club of Colt's Neck enjoyed a delicious luncheon at the American Hotel in Freehold. Aside from the comradery, friendship and love shared by all, the ongoing project of collecting pajamas, hats, gloves and scarves for both Collier School and CASA were incorporated into the festivities!

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 ...

Colts Neck Womans Club Enjoy Company While Helping Collier and CASA

December 15, 2018

COLTS NECK, NJ - These ladies know how to have fun while helping others.

The Woman's Club of Colt's Neck enjoyed a delicious luncheon at the American Hotel in Freehold. Aside from the comradery, friendship and love shared by all, the ongoing project of collecting pajamas, hats, gloves and scarves for both Collier School and CASA were incorporated into the festivities!

Brandywine Living Hosts Toy Drive for Daniela's Wish

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 ...

Holmdel's Heidi Rose Kiss Earns Girl Scout Silver Award

December 17, 2018

FARMINGDALE, NJ - The Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore honored 35 Girl Scouts from Monmouth and Ocean counties, including one from Holmdel, with the Girl Scout Silver Award on Thursday, November 29, at the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore’s Program Activity Center, Farmingdale.

Heidi Rose Kiss, from Holmdel, chose the focus of her Girl Scout Silver Award project after speaking with ...

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Colts Neck Womans Club Enjoy Company While Helping Collier and CASA

December 15, 2018

COLTS NECK, NJ - These ladies know how to have fun while helping others.

The Woman's Club of Colt's Neck enjoyed a delicious luncheon at the American Hotel in Freehold. Aside from the comradery, friendship and love shared by all, the ongoing project of collecting pajamas, hats, gloves and scarves for both Collier School and CASA were incorporated into the festivities!

Brandywine Living Hosts Toy Drive for Daniela's Wish

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 ...

Senator Vin Gopal Warns Public of Dangerous Online Challenge

December 17, 2018

The latest internet trend is pushing children to perform violent challenges, resulting in panic, injury and, in some instances, death.

The trend, known as the “Momo Challenge,” instructs social media users to contact one of the many "Momo" accounts over Facebook, WhatsApp or other networks. The users are then challenged to accept violent instructions or be killed. The ...

School Security: Silent Alarms in School Classrooms Legislation on Path to Law

 “Alyssa’s Law” Bill to Improve School Security Clears Full Assembly, Heads to Senate

Bill Would Install Silent Alarms in Schools

            (TRENTON) – To better equip New Jersey schools to handle potential security emergencies such as an active shooter threat, a bill sponsored by Assembly Democrats Ralph ...

Senator Vin Gopal Urges Community To Donate Blood

Senator Vin Gopal is urging all eligible donors to donate blood to the American Red Cross.

The American Red Cross is facing a dangerous national blood shortage and is in urgent need of blood and platelet donors to avoid delays in administering life-saving medical care to patients. Donors who schedule an appointment with the American Red Cross now through December 19 will receive a $5 Amazon ...

Holmdel Hornets Football: Celebrating a Most Amazing Season

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 ...

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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