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YMCA Hosts Over 300 Guests in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the 30th Annual Commemorative Breakfast

January 21, 2019

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ – Moving and Inspiring. 

Those two words describe it all at a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial breakfast held by the Monmouth County YMCA’s at Branches Catering in West Long Branch, NJ.

The Western Monmouth County YMCA and the Red Bank Family Community YMCA came together as one “Y” representing after 30 years of celebrating the ...

Green Leaf Pet Resort: School is Back in Session

January 5, 2019

SCHOOL IS IN SESSION AT GREEN LEAF PET RESORT

NEW YEAR. NEW CLASSES. NEW CONFIDENCE.

Pre-register your dog for obedience class before we fill up! 
7 Consecutive Weeks. 2 Convenient Locations. 

In this class, your dog will learn how to :

- Heel, sit, come, stay, and down on command
- Respond to commands despite distractions
- Stop jumping and mouthing/biting and ...

Video: Holmdel's Boys Basketball Holds Down the Fort Against Raritan

January 23, 2019

Holmdel, N.J. - There were contributions all around in its victory over Raritan on Tuesday night for the Holmdel High School boys basketball team. Holding its opponent to under 40 points for the second straight game, the Hornets picked up its fifth Shore Conference A-Central Division win of the season with a 56-38 victory in front of its hometown crowd.

 

“This was a big win for ...

Second Half Surge Puts CBA Boys Basketball Over Middletown South, Standout CBA Senior Josh Cohen Took Home the Victory in Fourth Quarter

LINCROFT, N.J. - A one-point margin separated both the Middletown South and the Christian Brothers Academy boys basketball teams during halftime of their huge Shore Conference A-North division showdown on Saturday afternoon. That wasn’t the case by the end of the contest, which saw no stopping the Colts in the second half.

Behind a game-high 18 point performance by Josh Cohen and a ...

Wrestling: Cerbo pushes Middletown North Past Colts Neck

COLTS NECK, N.J. - In a crucial Shore Conference B-North Division wrestling showdown between Middleton North and Colts Neck on Thursday night, sophomore Nico Cerbo kept Middletown North’s hopes of a third division title in four years alive and well.

 

After Colts Neck rallied from a 35-11 deficit to cut Middletown North lead to 35-33 lead with one match to go at 195, Cerbo ...

Procession of Fundraisers for Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade Continues

January 21, 2019

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Fundraisers on five more Sundays will highlight the countdown to the Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 3.

January 27: Bar Anticipation with music by The Snakes, 703 16th Avenue, Lake Como.
February 10: Marina Grille, 902 Route 35, Belmar.
February 17, Boathouse Bar & Grill, 1309 Main Street, Belmar.
February 24: Friendly Sons of ...

Procession of Fundraisers for Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade Continues

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Fundraisers on five more Sundays will highlight the countdown to the Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 3.

January 20: The Salty Whale with music by the Pat Roddy Band, 390 Main Street, Manasquan.
January 27: Bar Anticipation with music by The Snakes, 703 16th Avenue, Lake Como.
February 10: Marina Grille, 902 Route 35, ...

Drum Roll Please! Camp Coconuts Makes Big Announcement in Open Letter

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Hello Coconuts and happy 2019! It’s cold outside, but summer is always on our mind! We have a very special announcement… drum roll please… Camp Coconuts is proud to announce that we will be taking over the Middletown Swim Club all day every day – including nights and weekends! For everyone that has always wanted to know when we are going to offer a ...

Holmdel's First Ever Kids Mega Challah Bake a Fun Time for All

January 21, 2019

HOLMDEL, NJ  - Take a room full of beautiful kids, add some ingredients, mixing utensils and a hefty dose of fun, and what do you get? A Kids Mega Challah Bake!

Holmdel history was made on Sunday January 20th, when over 75 parents and children gathered together in the Holmdel community Center for Holmdel’s First Ever Kids Mega Challah Bake. The event was a huge success, and kids and ...

The Seed of a New Year with Joyce Rupp

 

 

Reflection – January 2019

Imagine that someone who’s fond of you reaches out to give you a seed. As you receive this gift, you notice it is unlike any you have previously planted. You have no idea how the growth will look or what the plant might produce once the seed sprouts and develops. The length of the seed’s germination is also unknown. Quite some ...

Jon Bon Jovi Steps Up for Furloughed Workers: Soul Kitchen Providing Meals January 21st

January 21, 2019

RED BANK, NJ -  Jon Bon Jovi and his non profit Soul Kitchen is providing free meals to furloughed workers January 21st from 12-2pm.

Soul Kitchen has a facebook post announcing over the weekend that furloughed  federal workers are welcome to a free meal.  According to the post, "In line with our mission, Federal workers are encouraged to join us for a delicious meal and to ...

Red Bank Family YMCA – Open House a Huge Success

RED BANK, NJ – The newly re-named Red Bank Family YMCA, located at 166 Maple Avenue, certainly lived up to its name on Saturday with their Open House.

Laurie Goganzer, President and CEO, said, “We renamed this branch the Red Bank Family YMCA because we want folks to know that we’re for families. We’re inclusive, no one is turned away.  We raise money every year so ...

Sons of Ireland Raise Funds for Cancer Patients and Teen Suicide Awareness, Over 600 Take the Polar Plunge

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ:  This New Year's Day about 600 Polar Plungers from across the county gathered in Asbury Park, to take a plunge for charity. This year the participants lucked out with nearly  60 degree weather, quite the contrast from last year's freezing temperatures of a low 10 degrees. 

The Polar Plunge tradition began in 2002 with a group of ...

Hummus and Pita Company at Bell Works in Holmdel Brings You Fresh, 100% Homemade Mediterranean Food

January 21, 2019

Publisher's Note: TAPinto Holmdel & Colts Neck, and TAPinto Middletown, is proud to announce that Hummus and Pita Company at Bell Works in Holmdel, is a new advertiser, sponsoring local news right here in our community!

We welcome our new marketing partner Hummus and Pita Co., and thank all of our local news sponsors. Please visit Hummus & Pita Co. in Bell Works today! ...

Oh MuckleyEye!! The Colts Neck StillHouse is Officially Open, a Grande Celebration!

COLTS NECK, N.J. - The official grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration for the new Colts Neck StillHouse; Muckleyeye, located at 300 Route 34 South in Colts Neck was held on Wednesday, January 16, at 4pm.

It was a full house as Colts Neck residents, local and county officials, friends and family all gathered to celebrate and toast to the success of ...

Jon Bon Jovi Steps Up for Furloughed Workers: Soul Kitchen Providing Meals January 21st

RED BANK, NJ -  Jon Bon Jovi and his non profit Soul Kitchen is providing free meals to furloughed workers January 21st from 12-2pm.

Soul Kitchen has a facebook post announcing over the weekend that furloughed  federal workers are welcome to a free meal.  According to the post, "In line with our mission, Federal workers are encouraged to join us for a delicious meal and to ...

Conductive Crochet: Ancient Art Goes High Tech as Holmdel Student Amanda Shayna Ahteck Wins Entry to Next Round of Regeneron Science Contest

January 11, 2019

HOLMDEL HS STUDENT RESEARCHER TURNS THE ART OF CROCHET INTO HIGH TECHNOLOGY WITH 'CONDUCTIVE THREAD CROCHET CHAINS'

HOLMDEL, NJ - When you think of crochet, certain memories may come to you. Creating beautiful interlocking loops of yarn or other stands of material with a crochet hook, perhaps. You see a blanket, hat or perhaps a scarf.  It's truly and art and the designs can ...

National Honor Society Inducts 86 Holmdel Students

 

                                                   86 STUDENTS INDUCTED INTO NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

HOLMDEL – Monmouth County schools are among the top in the country. Locally, Holmdel is no exception and annually they honor students in a induction ...

Holmdel Board of Education Reorganizes for 2019

HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel Township Board of Education reorganized at 8 PM at the William R. Satz School.

Board Secretary Michael Petrizzo began the meeting. The first order of business was the swearing in of newly elected members. After the salute to the flag, a special moment of silence was held for a former student who recently passed away, Alexander Ching.

Assemblywoman Serena ...

Grand Opening: Bar Method Welcomes All and Celebrates @ Bell Works Friday January 25th

January 22, 2019

HOLMDEL, NJ - The retail amenities are hitting their stride at Bell Works and this friday, another Grand Opening is ready to welcome the community and region to visit. It's called The Bar Method. They are a boutique fitness studio owned by Chrissy Valerio. She  opened her first barre studio in Shrewsbury, NJ in Sept. 2008 and after 10 years, she couldn't be more excited to share The ...

Optimal Health + Optimal Beauty: Red Bank ChillRx Cryotherapy Offers Fitness, Wellness and Beauty

Publisher's Note: TAPinto Red Bank, TAPinto Holmdel & Colts Neck and TAPinto Middletown are proud to announce that ChillRx Cryotherapy is a new advertiser, sponsoring local news right here in our community! We welcome our new marketing partner ChillRx Cryotherapy and thank all of our local news sponsors. Please visit Red Bank ChillRX Today.

RED BANK, NJ - ...

Help is On the Way: Hackensack Meridian Health Steps Up for Furloughed Federal Employees and their Families

Hackensack Meridian Health Waives Co-Pays and Deductibles for Emergency Care for Furloughed Federal Employees and Families

EDISON, NJ ― In a meaningful stance to ease financial worry for thousands of area residents, Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest health network, announced today that it will waive co-pays and deductibles for emergency visits at all network hospitals and ...

Hot & Soul Yoga Grows, Opens New Location in Colts Neck, Middletown Location Winner of 2018 Best of Monmouth Health and Wellness for Yoga

January 20, 2019

Publisher's Note: TAPinto Holmdel &Colts Neck and TAPinto Middletown is proud to announce that Hot & Soul Yoga is a new advertiser, sponsoring local news right here in our community! We welcome our new marketing partner Hot & Soul Yoga, and thank all of our local news sponsors. Please visit Hot & Soul Yoga today!

COLTS NECK, NJ - Hot and Soul Yoga celebrated the opening of ...

Edison Heating and Cooling Offers Cold Weather Efficiency and Safety Tips

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – With the freezing temperatures upon us, experts state that several key factors play an important role in maintaining a warm and safe home throughout the long, cold winter. 

“Maintenance is keep when it comes to your home running safely and efficiently,” said Mike Iarrapino, owner of Edison Heating and Cooling. “Ensuring that your home is air ...

Holmdel: Bell Works Indoor 'Pedestrian Street' Offers Retail Variety and Modern Convenience

Take a Walk Down the Pedestrian Street - A Unique Example of Modern Retail

HOLMDEL, NJ - What do you think of first when Bell Works comes to mind? Nobel Prizes perhaps? Theories about the Big Bang or renown architect Eero Saarinen? Fantastic minds of men and women worked here and were at the apex of worldwide development. 

These awe inspiring inventions in communications ...

Monmouth County Issues Code Blue to Help Ensure ‘No One Left Out in Cold’

January 21, 2019

FREEHOLD, NJ — Monmouth County has issued a Code Blue Alert as extremely low temperatures and dangerous wind chill are gripping the region.

Under the alert, which will be in effect through 8 a.m. on Wednesday, January 23, those who need access to a warming center should first contact their local police department. The municipality will then coordinate assistance with the Monmouth County ...

Colts Neck Reorganizes for 2019: Mayor Tom Orgo

COLTS NECK, NJ - You know when you are at a reorganization meeting in Colts Neck.When you enter Town Hall, you can feel its history as a long time Monmouth County farming community. The gathering quickly reminds you that Colts neck is a tight knit community where people know each other and care about each other.

Greeting by 2018 Mayor JP Bartolomeo:

 

Swearing in of 2019 Mayor ...

Like to Work Outside?  Monmouth County Park System Seasonal Job Fair

RED BANK, NJ – Lifeguards, camp counselors, park and golf course maintenance workers and other seasonal employees are just a few of the positions that the Monmouth County Park System is looking to hire for.

Come to their Seasonal Job Fair!

Where: Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, 2566 Guam Lane, Tinton Falls, NJ

When: Saturday, January 12th

Time: from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and ...

Officer Promoted to Sergeant in Colts Neck During National Law Enforcement Awareness Day

January 10, 2019

COLTS NECK, NJ - The Colts Neck Township Committee promoted Officer Morgan Savage to the rank of Sergeant at the Township Committee this week. Quite an honor during National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day on January 9th.

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day was founded in 2015 to thank officers across the country for all the daily sacrifices they make for their family and communities.

Traffic Alert Crawford Corner Road

HOLMDEL *Traffic Advisory*

 

As of 10:26

 

116 Crawfords Corner Rd| Tree and wires down on the roadway. PD has the roadway shut down and are requesting 

JCP&L

 

Expect delays until cleared.

 

Colts Neck Eighth Grader Joseph Bartolomeo Tackles Bullying, Named Upstander of the Week by NY Jets

January 4, 2019

   SPOTLIGHT ON THIS LOCAL TEEN: 

COLTS NECK, NJ:  Joseph Bartolomeo, an eighth grader at Cedar Drive Middle School in Colts Neck, was named the NY Jets Upstander of the Week on December 19th.

Throughout the 2018 season The NY Jets conducted their anti-bullying campaign called, "Jets Upstander of the Week." Instead of being a bystander when one sees ...

Navesink River – Why it Keeps Getting Cleaner & Cleaner

January 21, 2019

RED BANK, NJ – The Navesink River Municipalities Committee (NRMC) held their first meeting of the New Year on Thursday, January 17th and was chaired by Brian Rice, a Fair Haven resident and licensed boat Captain.

 

 

The NRMC is an environmental group that is dedicated on ensuring that our greatest natural asset, the Navesink River, remains an environmentally viable ...

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Colts Neck: 9Round Receives Top Ranks in Entrepreneurs 40th Annual Franchise 500

January 18, 2019

9Round Ranked a Top Franchise in Entrepreneur’s 40th Annual Franchise 500

International Kickboxing Franchise Makes the 2019 List at Number 112
 

GREENVILLE, S.C.  – JANUARY 16, 2019 – 9Round Franchising, LCC, was recently ranked number 112 in Entrepreneurmagazine’s Franchise 500. This is the highest ranking the kickbox-fitness ...

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Smith Reintroduces Bill to Protect Charitable Giving

 

WASHINGTON, DC—Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) is to remedy a flaw in the 2018 tax law that is expected to result in a significant decline in charitable donations and leave many unable to meet the humanitarian needs that they have supported for decades.

 

“Many Americans want to give generously to ...

New Year, New Market Items at Bell Market at Bell Works

New Year, New Menu Items

We're excited to announce new menu items and happenings throughout the month of January! Starting with Honeybell Bakery's seasonal updates from Pastry Chef Jeff Systma's cookies, danish, takeaway sweets, and for those New Year Resolution lovers, an update on our classic Vegan Oat Cup. Check out the highlights below:

Peanut Butter Cookie ...

Bell Works Gives Back

Look Back: Bell Works Gives Back

Thank you to our Bell Works tenants and community members for participating in the second #BellWorksGivesBack Holiday Food Drive benefitting Fulfill of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Together, we donated 916 lbs. of food, which will provide 2,748 meals to those in need! Stay tuned for the next food drive.

Obituaries

Jun 3, 1945 - Jan 13, 2019
Michael Charles Coleman, 73, of Ocean Township formerly of Colts Neck, passed away peacefully at ...
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Jun 12, 1976 - Jan 8, 2019
Patricia A. Pecoraro, age 42 of Colts Neck, passed away unexpectedly on January 8, ...
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Nov 15, 1926 - Dec 29, 2018
Florence A. Brilliante, 92 of Colts Neck passed away on Saturday, December 29th at her home.  ...
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