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Holmdel's Bayshore Medical Center Accepting Walk-Ins for COVID-19 Vaccinations. Available to Ages 12 and Up.

May 14, 2021

HOLMDEL, NJ: Bayshore Medical Center, located at 727 North Beers Street in Holmdel welcomes the community to walk-in visits for COVID-19 vaccinations. Both Pfizer and Moderna are available. Vaccinations are for ages 12 and up (specifically the Pfizer vaccine is recommended for 12-15 year olds).

Walk-ins for vaccinations are currently Monday through Friday from 8am-2pm. Beginning ...

Mental Health, Substance Use Visits to ER Reflect ‘a Pandemic Within a Pandemic.’ Greatest Toll on the Young

Though behavioral health cases remain a small number of the overall emergency visits, the increase is causing concern

Special to TAPinto. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com.

Emergency room visits for mental ...

Timelapse Video: Dr. Robert H. Harris Emergency Care Center Nearing Completion

HOLMDEL, NJ - Exciting developments have been underway at Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel. You can see them here in a unique time-lapse video released by Hackensack Meridian Health. 

The new emergency care center will include:

Thirty-five private patient bays.
Space for behavioral health patients.
A larger ambulance arrival area that can ...

Bye Bye Covid-19: Public Health Emergency Ending Say Guv

May 14, 2021

Governor Murphy, Senate President Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker Coughlin Announce Intention to End COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Governor Extends the Public Health Emergency for Another 30-Day Period, But Will Allow It to Expire if Legislation is Enacted Within the Next Month

TRENTON – As New Jersey continues to make progress in the fight against COVID-19 and with state ...

NJ Reports Vaccination Data by Town; Murphy Gives Latest COVID Numbers, Says NFL Games Could Have Greater Capacity in the Fall

NEW JERSEY -- Touting the benefits of vaccination in curbing the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy at his press briefing today said that he anticipates that the CDC and the FDA will give the green light to Pfizer’s emergency use authorization application to vaccinate adolescents between the ages of 12 to 15. Murphy added that the New Jersey Dept. of Health is currently ...

WATCH: Over 3.5 Million Fully Vaccinated in New Jersey, Goal is 4.7 Million by June

HAZLET, NJ - The Governor's briefing is now live on YouTube at 1PM. See it here:

According to New Jersey, over 3.6 million residents are now fully vaccinated.

Unanimous Vote: Holmdel Budget Approved with 1.5% Increase, Tax Levy Stays Flat

May 13, 2021

HOLMDEL, NJ - The 2021 Holmdel Township Municipal Budget has been unanimously adopted. There were no public comments for the hearing. 

During the public meeting, the Finance Committee noted that there was an increase of approximately 1.5% in appropriations, from $14,630,405 to $14,848,687. Committeeman Prakash Santhana lauded the work on the budget and shared his thoughts and ...

Beau Ridge in Holmdel to get New Neighbors: Verde Woods is Approved by Zoning Board and for Sale

HOLMDEL, NJ - Beau Ridge, a neighborhood of 250 Holmdel homes, has been looking over its shoulder to a property next door for a couple years. Called Verde Woods, it is an 8 home subdivision to be built on 3.25 acres. The location is near the back entrance/exit of the development. It is to the right as you enter the development and is currently fully treed (see photo). It is listed for sale at 2.2 ...

Scharfenberger Introduces Bill A5607 Seeking to Prevent Usage of Vaccine Passports

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. – Passports may be a no go with legislation introduced by Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger.

Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger (LD13-R) has introduced bill A5607, a piece of legislation designed to combat the implementation of mandating individuals acquire “vaccine passports” before taking part in common societal activities as well as preventing ...

Volunteer as a School Board Member! Candidate Petition Information Released Friday

May 14, 2021

HAZLET, NJ - Have you ever considered serving as a volunteer on your local Board of Education? The deadline is coming.

During recent times, the challenge for school boards across the state and the country has been tremendous. One of the key ways to gauge the success of a community is by the success of the local school system. How did your school fare during the pandemic? Did they ...

Holmdel Township Committee won't share revenue windfall with Holmdel Schools; Mike Sockol calls them out

HOLMDEL, NJ - The re-imagined Bell Works continues to impress. The Block at Bell Works is open and vibrant while maintaining all safety protocols as New Jersey quickens the pace back to normal. Bell Works is open in person, offering a wide variety of great experiences for the community. Visit  Bell.Works for details. 

Through it all, the folks at Bell Works have also ...

Satz Star Wars Ensemble

HOLMDEL, NJ - The talented students at the Satz School in Holmdel have done it again.

As the school year winds down the percussion and other sounds of the classic Star Wars come to life in a tribute collection you can see right here!

 

DiMaso Falsely Attacks Flynn over $40 Million School Debt that Voters Approved

May 14, 2021

HOLMDEL, NJ - The election is heating up in the 13th Legislative District as charges of some big spending were lodged by Serena DiMaso against Holmdel Board of Education President, Vicky Flynn.

Flynn was recently voted in by several hundred local elected republican women and men to replace DiMaso on the organizational line in the 13th legislative district to run with Assemblyman ...

🇺🇸Tune into CILU's "Meet the Holmdel Township Committee Candidates" May 17th

HOLMDEL, NJ: It's time to MEET THE CANDIDATES via zoom. Monday, May 17, 2021 at 7:30 PM, Citizens for Informed Land Use (CILU) will host a Republican Candidate Forum for the Holmdel Township Committee elections, just a couple weeks away in June.  Republican primary candidates Ron Emma and Rocco Impreveduto will be attending. These candidates are competing for one seat on ...

🦋 Butterflies for Maddy: A Garden Fashion Show in Rumson, to Benefit Toxic Shock Awareness

May 11, 2021

RUMSON, NJ: Support a fundraiser in honor of Rumson's Maddy Massabni. Nineteen-year-old Maddy Massabni died tragically and suddenly, of toxic shock syndrome, in 2017. Today, her mom Dawn, brother Georgie, and many supporters are gathering to raise funds for Toxic Shock Awareness.

Join the cause for Maddy and you can help save lives! Reserve for May 23, 2021. EDUCATION, ...

Support Local Firefighters and First Aid Squads: Drop Off Donations of Bottled Water to IMA Urgent Care and Primary Care Locations.

IMA Urgent Care and Primary Care Centers are collecting and matching bottled water donations through May 15, to benefit local firefighters and first aid squads. 

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ — IMA Urgent Care Centers and Primary Care, which has doctors' offices from Hazlet to Shrewsbury, will be collecting cases of bottled water to benefit local fire departments and first aid ...

Red Bank YMCA Partners with Clean Ocean Action, Girl Scout Brownie Troop for Shore Clean Up

RED BANK, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County joined Clean Ocean Action, over 50 YMCA Together volunteers and Girl Scout Brownie Troop 60237 picking up plastics and debris on April 17 making our beaches cleaner and safer.

They did a great job, collecting hundreds of pounds of flotsam.  Click HERE to check out the photo album to see the volunteers in action!

Summer Camp ...

Veteran, NJ Grandfather of 12, Desperately Seeks Kidney Donor.

April 28, 2021

NEW JERSEY — April is National Donate Life Month: A Burlington County man and his family are asking for the public’s help to save his life.

Mark Klayman, who lives in Marlton, is in desperate need to find a kidney donor — and time is literally running out.

Mark, who was diagnosed in 2009 with kidney cancer, has Stage 4 Kidney Disease. He also has diabetes, restless ...

NJ YOUTH SOCCER HOSTS 4v4 CLUB FOUNDATION PROGRAM EVENT IN MIDDLETOWN

May 8, 2021

MIDDLETOWN, NJ:  New Jersey Youth Soccer recently held another round of its 4v4 Club Foundation Program at the Normandy Turf Field in Middletown. The NJYS 4v4 Club Foundation Program is designed to provide a fun hour of open play and friendly competition to 7U-8U boys and girls.

This event was made up of participants from Marlboro, World Elite, Millstone and Middletown Soccer Clubs. To ...

Softball: Metzger fans 13 in Second Straight Colts Neck Win over No. 10 St. John Vianney

COLTS NECK – Following a bottom half of the fifth inning in which Colts Neck scored twice to snap a tied score, Ava Metzger delivered the knockout punch when she struck out the side on 12 pitches, seizing the momentum her club needed to secure a 6-3 victory over divisional rival St. John Vianney.

The victory was the Cougars (6-0) second straight over the Lancers (4-3) – who entered ...

Softball Community Honors Middletown Teacher at Rick Unterstein Invitational

The Middletown high school softball community gathered at High School North on Saturday for the inaugural Rick Unterstein Invitational, a six-game event featuring some of the top programs in the Shore Conference competing in honor of the late Middletown educator and softball coach, who unexpectedly passed in 2019.

Prior to the Lions 12-0 victory over Red Bank Regional, the Middletown ...

🍹Introducing… Bar Bella at Bell Works! Bell Works partnered with Axelrod Performing Arts Center to offer live performances all summer long.

May 12, 2021

HOLMDEL, NJ: The moment Holmdel has been waiting for.... The Grand Opening of Bar Bella at Bell Works!  Bar Bella officially opens May 13th and will be open Wednesdays 1-10pm, so Bell Works Fresh market-goers can enjoy a refreshing sip al fresco after shopping with local vendors, and Thursdays-Saturdays 4-10pm. 

This summer, Bell Works is transforming their beautiful Roof Deck ...

Small Business Office Symposium at Holmdel's Bell Works, Save the Date-JUNE 24TH.

April 20, 2021

HOLMDEL, NJ: On June 24th from 5-9pm at Bell Works in Holmdel, NJ The Connection Inc. will be hosting a Small Business Office Symposium. You won't want to miss it!

The Small Business Symposium is an event designed to aid area business in gathering information for various needs of your business.

Our lineup of vendors includes representatives from various industries ...

☀️Fun Filled Summer Camp in Hazlet: Camp Coconuts 🥥 Offers Adventure Packed Days for Children and Young Teens.

April 25, 2021

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Camp Coconuts is the premier Monmouth County Summer Camp for kids ages 4-14.

Our beautiful campus situated in Hazlet New Jersey, at the Hazlet Twp Swim and Tennis Club offers four pools: a splash pool, a step pool for beginners, an Olympic size main pool and a diving tank. Additional amenities include a snack stand, shade pavilions, ...

Welcome to The Country Day School of Colts Neck Summer Camp Fun!

THE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL OF COLTS NECK IS NOW ENROLLING FOR SUMMER CAMP AND THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR! ENROLL EARLY TO SECURE YOUR CHOICE OF DAYS.

COLTS NECK, NJ: Country Day School of Colts Neck (CDSCN) summer camp is an eight-week program that runs Monday through Friday. Half and full day schedules are offered to accommodate every family’s needs. Each week is designed with different ...

Design Your Own Sunglasses with Anywhere Vision

RED BANK, NJ: Heading on a well-deserved vacation or just getting ready for sunny days ahead?

Then it's a perfect time to create your own stylish look with custom sunglasses.  Whether you want prescription or plano lenses (non-prescription), Anywhere Vision has an impressive selection of frames and lenses, and as a concierge service, they come to you.

Licensed Optician Jerry ...

Lost Pet: Have you seen me? Lost Cat Near East Lawn Drive & Route 34 Holmdel

April 17, 2021

"Our cat is missing since 4/14, around East Lawn Drive, Holmdel. Grey, furry and looks like a Maine coon, very timid and did not have a collar."

If found call/text 908-839-8586

YMCA and SCAN Bringing Older Adults Together to Focus on Health and Wellness, on May 26.

May 2, 2021

MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES:  It’s been a long and often lonely year for senior citizens. From losing family and friends to the coronavirus to enduring long periods of isolation, the pandemic has impacted older adults in unimaginable ways.

But as a wave of vaccinations among the country’s most vulnerable population has occurred, three organizations are reaching out to ...

NJ Tourism Stumbled Last Year During Coronavirus Crisis, Industry Ready for Strong 2021 Rebound.

May 13, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Struggling under coronavirus restrictions and travel limitations, New Jersey’s tourism industry took a major hit last year, with the number of people visiting the state — and the amount of money they spent — registering dramatic declines, according to the state’s 2020 tourism report.

While the number of visitors declined to 84.6 million — a ...

🍹Introducing… Bar Bella at Bell Works! Bell Works partnered with Axelrod Performing Arts Center to offer live performances all summer long.

May 12, 2021

HOLMDEL, NJ: The moment Holmdel has been waiting for.... The Grand Opening of Bar Bella at Bell Works!  Bar Bella officially opens May 13th and will be open Wednesdays 1-10pm, so Bell Works Fresh market-goers can enjoy a refreshing sip al fresco after shopping with local vendors, and Thursdays-Saturdays 4-10pm. 

This summer, Bell Works is transforming their beautiful Roof Deck ...

Many Local Restaurants - Plans to Reopen at Full Capacity this Month

RED BANK, NJ: the town of Red Bank is home to the "local restaurant market". After more than 14 months of closures and capacity limits, Red Bank restaurants are excited to welcome back patrons in a bigger way, in mid-May.

Gov. Phil Murphy on May 3, announced an additional easing of restrictions, removing capacity limits for indoor businesses and ending all limits on outdoor ...

Real Trouble: Real Housewives of New Jersey Ex-Husband Manzo Indicted in Holmdel Robbery

May 11, 2021

FREEHOLD, NJ - The ex-husband of a “Real Housewives of New Jersey” cast member is in real hot water. Thomas Manzo, 56, of Franklin Lakes, has been charged in a new indictment - charging as acting as an accomplice in a 2017 home invasion where the TV star Dina Manzo's current husband was beaten with a baseball bat. This was the story that shocked the neighborhood and ...

$93 Million Dollar Healthcare Fraud Scheme Charges 5 for Crimes Spanning From NJ to FL.

NEW JERSEY AND PARKLAND, FL - Parkland FL, resident Pat Truglia has been charged in New Jersey for his role in a $93 million healthcare fraud scheme. 

Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced Thursday that Truglia from Parkland, Florida was one of five charged for their roles in massive durable medical equipment and genetic cancer screening kickback fraud ...

You Can Grow and Enjoy Edamame for Better Health and Nutrition

May 10, 2021

Add a bit of fiber to your garden and diet. Consider growing edamame (edible soybeans) in this year’s garden.

Soybeans help promote overall health reducing the risk of high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure.  Plus, the high fiber in soy helps fight colon and some other cancers.

Edamame is an ancient Asian vegetable and is often eaten right from ...

Dress Up Your Landscaping with Spring Flowering Shrubs

Add a burst of color to the start of the garden season with spring flowering shrubs. Small or large, these beauties add color, support pollinators, and help attract birds to the landscape.

Make room in mixed borders and gardens for these spring bloomers. Use varieties with slightly different bloom times to create continuous color throughout the spring. Complement these with spring ...

Respecting-Honoring-Remembering: National Police Week and Memorial Day, May 15th.

May 13, 2021

NEW JERSEY: National Police Week 2021 began Sunday, May 9 and commences on May 15. The origin of the event dates back to 1962 when President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15, as Peace Officers Memorial Day, and the week in which that date falls as National Police Week.

During pre-pandemic years, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world ...

Breaking: Occupants Trapped in Motor Vehicle Accident on Parkway

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - An accident on  Garden State Pkwy express lanes at Northbound mile marker 112.9 has been reported as of about 5pm.

Police reporting that the vehicle up on the guardrail, engine is in the right shoulder. Heavy entrapment is involved according to unverified reports.

Don't Miss Your Samra Plastic Surgery Savings! $500 Off Cosmetic Surgery, Now thru May 31st!

 Samra Plastic Surgery, located in Monmouth, Middlesex, and Union Counties, New Jersey, is a premier plastic surgery practice specializing in cosmetic, reconstructive, and hand surgery.

For over 30 years, Samra Plastic Surgery has been providing outstanding surgical care to the community. Allowing no less than the highest standards of moral and intellectual excellence, our ...

💗Join Holmdel Community at 4th Annual Vienna's Day of International SUDC. Community to Gather for Memorial Bench Dedication at Cross Farm Park, May 15.

May 12, 2021

Vienna's mommy, brother and sister prepare for Saturday's Bench Dedication. They made a sibling hand print mold in the cement. Vienna's hand print was recreated using a mold made from her last hand print she made while creating a craft for her daddy. 

HOLMDEL, NJ: Dr. Denise Wunderler, her husband, Dr. Michael Savino and their three children moved to Holmdel nearly three ...

Union Beach Teen, Ty Sauer, Found Dead in Virginia National Park

Luray, VA - Tragedy struck the Bayshore this week as 18-year-old Ty Sauer, a Union Beach, NJ resident (and Keyport High School graduate) was found dead in Shenandoah National Park.

Facebook and other outlets had hundreds of comments about the lost young man and prayers for his safe return.

Sadly, the search ended without hope. The details are not clear but may have involved ...

Please Don't Cut the Daffodils! Careless landscaping at Bayonet Farm upsets longtime Holmdel resident

May 14, 2021

HOLMDEL, NJ - It seems to be a case of landscaping 101. Cut grass, not flowers. Particularly when the flowers, daffodils to be exact, are located at the famous Bayonet Farm in Holmdel.

A new employee at Donofrio Landscaping, the vendor for Holmdel, didn't know the difference according to Holmdel officials. It didn't sit well with longtime resident and volunteer Jenny ...

Beau Ridge in Holmdel to get New Neighbors: Verde Woods is Approved by Zoning Board and for Sale

HOLMDEL, NJ - Beau Ridge, a neighborhood of 250 Holmdel homes, has been looking over its shoulder to a property next door for a couple years. Called Verde Woods, it is an 8 home subdivision to be built on 3.25 acres. The location is near the back entrance/exit of the development. It is to the right as you enter the development and is currently fully treed (see photo). It is listed for sale at 2.2 ...

Jeff Tittel, a local icon to all things green, is retiring from Sierra Club

NEW JERSEY - Jeff Tittel, a man considered to be synonymous with environmental preservation and advocacy, is retiring.

"In the 23 years that I have been with the New Jersey Sierra Club, we’ve had many accomplishments. We’ve been involved in writing and lobbying for most major environmental legislation, from the passage of the Highlands Act to the Global Warming Response Act.

Keyport Marina: 185 Unit Residential Housing Project with Automated Parking Deck Proposed.

May 12, 2021

Developer Michael Tennyson (CEO and Founder of Ashling Development) and Tom Galante, (Founder of T.Galante Construction), presented plans for 184 total units; 85% one bedroom and 15% two bedroom on the four acre parcel. There are no three bedrooms planned. Low to moderate income (COAH) housing is currently not proposed. There are 385 parking spaces proposed in buildings that range ...

UPDATE: Colonial Pipeline Restarted Operation; Normal Delivery Rate Expected the Coming Days

May 13, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again. 

“Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal. Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue ...

NJ Woman Kindly Looks to Care for Ailing ‘Mama Fox’

WESTFIELD, NJ — An ailing mother fox spotted in a Westfield neighborhood is in for a treat, along with some treatment for its mange, thanks to a town resident. 

Susana MacLean told TAPinto she found the red fox on the grounds of her home and noticed its severe mange. Sarcoptic mange is a contagious skin condition that causes severe itching from mites.

“I decided ...

Suspended NJ School Nurse Has a Passion to "Unmask the Children"

NEW JERSEY — A Stafford Township School District nurse found it extremely hard to witness children wearing masks all day long in school. Her conviction became too strong to continue to keep quiet on the matter. 

When she decided to do something about it, she got suspended from her job in the Stafford School district. 

Nurse Erin Pein has been ...

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UPDATE: Colonial Pipeline Restarted Operation; Normal Delivery Rate Expected the Coming Days

May 13, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again. 

“Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal. Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue ...

NJ Woman Kindly Looks to Care for Ailing ‘Mama Fox’

WESTFIELD, NJ — An ailing mother fox spotted in a Westfield neighborhood is in for a treat, along with some treatment for its mange, thanks to a town resident. 

Susana MacLean told TAPinto she found the red fox on the grounds of her home and noticed its severe mange. Sarcoptic mange is a contagious skin condition that causes severe itching from mites.

“I decided ...

Suspended NJ School Nurse Has a Passion to "Unmask the Children"

NEW JERSEY — A Stafford Township School District nurse found it extremely hard to witness children wearing masks all day long in school. Her conviction became too strong to continue to keep quiet on the matter. 

When she decided to do something about it, she got suspended from her job in the Stafford School district. 

Nurse Erin Pein has been ...

YMCA Welcomes New Board Members

May 11, 2021

SHREWSBURY, NJ — The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County is pleased to announce the addition of seven new members to its board of directors, recently elected to three-year terms.

The board is composed of 42 members who help guide the nonprofit’s strategic direction, set policy, and raise support to strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living, and social ...

Bayshore Medical Center Earns Accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers of the American College of Surgeons

HOLMDEL, NJ - Hackensack Meridian Bayshore Medical Center has received accreditation from The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program administered by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

To achieve NAPBC accreditation, a breast center demonstrates compliance with the NAPBC standards that address a center’s leadership, clinical services, research, ...

The Woman’s Exchange Presents $350,000 For Scholarships To Brookdale Community College 

Monmouth County, NJ - The Board of Directors of the Woman's Exchange of Monmouth County presented a check of $350,000 to Dr. David Stout, president of Brookdale Community College. These funds will provide scholarships over ten years to women, age 25 or older, living in Monmouth County enrolling in continuing education ...

Brookdale's Elisa Masiero Selected Top Community College Student in New Jersey 

Monmouth County - Brookdale Community College student Elisa Masiero has been named a 2021 New Century Workforce Scholar and will receive a $1,250 scholarship sponsored by The Coca-Cola Foundation and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.  

“Congratulations to Elisa Masiero for receiving the highest score in the state of New Jersey and being selected as the top community college ...

YMCA and SCAN Bringing Older Adults Together to Focus on Health and Wellness, on May 26.

May 2, 2021

MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES:  It’s been a long and often lonely year for senior citizens. From losing family and friends to the coronavirus to enduring long periods of isolation, the pandemic has impacted older adults in unimaginable ways.

But as a wave of vaccinations among the country’s most vulnerable population has occurred, three organizations are reaching out to ...

CareOne's EVP and CNO Share their Thoughts on Nurses Day 2021

May 13, 2021

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To CareOne nurses and all nurses everywhere:

Each May we celebrate the birthday of the pioneer of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. From the start of her career, Florence Nightingale was challenged with crisis such as Cholera and the trauma of war. These crises provided a deep desire to improve care and conditions for her patients. The birth of the modern ...

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CareOne's EVP and CNO Share their Thoughts on Nurses Day 2021

May 13, 2021

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To CareOne nurses and all nurses everywhere:

Each May we celebrate the birthday of the pioneer of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. From the start of her career, Florence Nightingale was challenged with crisis such as Cholera and the trauma of war. These crises provided a deep desire to improve care and conditions for her patients. The birth of the modern ...

Summer Camp for Kids More Important Than Ever.

After more than a year of remote learning, social isolation, canceled activities and school events, summer camp in the great outdoors has never been more important for our children. 

Summer camp gives children so much of what’s been missing since the pandemic began – space to explore nature, time to connect in person with other kids and positive role models, and opportunity to ...

Bye Bye Covid-19: Public Health Emergency Ending Say Guv

May 14, 2021

Governor Murphy, Senate President Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker Coughlin Announce Intention to End COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Governor Extends the Public Health Emergency for Another 30-Day Period, But Will Allow It to Expire if Legislation is Enacted Within the Next Month

TRENTON – As New Jersey continues to make progress in the fight against COVID-19 and with state ...

Please Don't Cut the Daffodils! Careless landscaping at Bayonet Farm upsets longtime Holmdel resident

HOLMDEL, NJ - It seems to be a case of landscaping 101. Cut grass, not flowers. Particularly when the flowers, daffodils to be exact, are located at the famous Bayonet Farm in Holmdel.

A new employee at Donofrio Landscaping, the vendor for Holmdel, didn't know the difference according to Holmdel officials. It didn't sit well with longtime resident and volunteer Jenny ...

Volunteer as a School Board Member! Candidate Petition Information Released Friday

HAZLET, NJ - Have you ever considered serving as a volunteer on your local Board of Education? The deadline is coming.

During recent times, the challenge for school boards across the state and the country has been tremendous. One of the key ways to gauge the success of a community is by the success of the local school system. How did your school fare during the pandemic? Did they ...

YMCA Welcomes New Board Members

May 11, 2021

SHREWSBURY, NJ — The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County is pleased to announce the addition of seven new members to its board of directors, recently elected to three-year terms.

The board is composed of 42 members who help guide the nonprofit’s strategic direction, set policy, and raise support to strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living, and social ...

Bayshore Medical Center Earns Accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers of the American College of Surgeons

HOLMDEL, NJ - Hackensack Meridian Bayshore Medical Center has received accreditation from The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program administered by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

To achieve NAPBC accreditation, a breast center demonstrates compliance with the NAPBC standards that address a center’s leadership, clinical services, research, ...

The Woman’s Exchange Presents $350,000 For Scholarships To Brookdale Community College 

Monmouth County, NJ - The Board of Directors of the Woman's Exchange of Monmouth County presented a check of $350,000 to Dr. David Stout, president of Brookdale Community College. These funds will provide scholarships over ten years to women, age 25 or older, living in Monmouth County enrolling in continuing education ...

Obituaries

Apr 14, 1934 - May 8, 2021
John Anastos, 87, died on Saturday, May 8, 2021 in Marlton, NJ. He was born in Paterson, ...
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Jan 15, 1931 - May 6, 2021
Anna M.  (Scalzadonna)  De Sousa, 89 of Colts Neck, New Jersey died on May 6, 2021 at ...
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Nov 27, 1964 - May 7, 2021
Surrounded by Rosy’s Riveters, the strongest 56-year-old warrior peacefully fell asleep in ...
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Dec 1, 1935 - Apr 29, 2021
Philip DeStasio, 85, of Middletown, NJ passed away Thursday surrounded by his family. Philip was ...
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