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You are invited to CentraState Medical Center's 18th Annual Multiple Sclerosis Event to benefit the Linda E. Cardinale MS Center

August 12, 2019

You are invited to an elegant evening of fun, food, auctions, a raffle, and, of course, fine wines, spirits, and craft beer tastings! Friday, September 13, 2019, at the 18th Annual Multiple Sclerosis Benefit to be held at CentraState Medical Center on the Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Campus from 6:30PM-10:00PM.  

Proceeds will benefit the Linda E. Cardinale Multiple ...

VIDEO: Lunch Break Announces 2019 Gala Honorees at Kick off event in Rumson

RUMSON, NJ – Lunch Break of greater Red Bank 2019 Honorees were presented this summer during a kickoff reception in Rumson, at the Navesink River-Front home of Mary Burke and David Graham. Mary Burke is the owner of Heritage House Sotheby's International Realty, and is involved in supporting numerous charitable organizations.  Mary Burke and her husband David ...

Sisters’ Quilt Captures Spirit of Surviving Cancer for Guests at Mary’s Place by the Sea in Ocean Grove

JERSEY SHORE— Fran Wilton of Belmar was at a quilt show when she saw a bolt of fabric that caught her attention — not for its pattern or design, but for the words that were simply scrolled in phrases across the soft pink cloth.

Each began the same, “Cancer Cannot …” followed by … “Shatter Hope,” “Cripple Love,” “Silence ...

The Rolling Stones concert tour gives satisfaction to fans

August 17, 2019

Mick Jagger was born on July 26, 1943, in Dartford, England.  On July 23, 2019 a few days before his 76th birthday--yes 76th! Mick and the rest of the Rolling Stones gave an amazing concert to a sold-out crowd at the Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

If anyone was concerned that Mick wouldn't have the same energy after recently recovering from heart ...

Iconic Rock and Roll Photographer Mark Weiss, reimagines his photos as new art, continues the serendipitous magic

NEW JERSEY: If you were a child or a teen in the 1970's and 1980's, many nostalgic images may come to mind, The Brady Bunch, mixing and drinking Tang, telephone booths, Star Wars, Bubble Yum, Atari, of course the big hair, fashion exploding, Tiger Beat and MAD Magazine...

Most of today's rock and roll icons made their fame in the 70's and 80's.

Middletown Arts Center in collaboration with Holmdel native and founder of Elizabeth White Creative proudly presents: P E R S E P H O N E

Save the date: September 28th and 29th at 7 p.m. for a fabulous show! NYC talent brought to local venue by Holmdel native Elizabeth White! 

Middletown, NJ  – The Middletown Arts Center, in collaboration with EWC (Elizabeth White Creative), presents PERSEPHONE, an immersive multimedia dance theatre production centering around a unique intersection of two traditional Greek ...

Therapy Horses That Help Humans Get New Shelter Thanks To Boy Scout

August 20, 2019

THREE BRIDGES, N.J. — Thanks to Aravind Krishnan, a member of Boy Scout Troop 489 the horses of Spring Reins of Life have a new place to seek shelter from the weather.

For his Eagle Scout project he raised funds and built a new shelter for the horses so they could have access to more pasture space. The project is now complete and a dedication ceremony will be held on Sept 1 at 10:30 a.m.

NJ Equestrian Life: Tewksbury Trail Pace Set For Sept. 15 At Hill & Dale Preserve

TEWKSBURY TWP., N.J. — The Tewksbury Trail place will return to the Hill & Dale Preserve on Sept.15 and is expected to attract 150 equestrians..

The ride will benefit the Ten Mile Trail Initiative. The initiative is a cooperative effort between the Tewksbury Land Trust (TLT), NJ Conservation Foundation (NJCF), and the TTA. Once completed, the Ten-Mile ...

Jockey Gets Doused In Baby Powder & Shaving Cream After First Win

OCEANPORT, N.J. — Drenched in water and covered in baby powder and shaving cream, all courtesy of her fellow Monmouth Park jockeys, Maria Maysonett was able to wipe away all but one thing Saturday: Her smile.

The 23-year-old apprentice jockey notched her first victory in the United States when she rallied favored Malekith from far back to capture the 11th race on Saturday at Monmouth, ...

Rutgers Expert: How Adults Can Spot Signs of Mental Illness in Children

August 21, 2019

NEW JERSEY: - A recent report by the New Jersey Poison Control Center at Rutgers University showed a rise in suicide attempts by pre-teens over the past 18 months —  a trend that has been seen across the nation.

“This illustrates the need for people who encounter children regularly to be aware of early signs of mental illness, such as anxiety, depression and suicidal ...

Seaview Orthopaedic and Medical Associates Expands to open new Holmdel location, Celebrating 30 Years of Patient First Success!

HOLMDEL, NJ: There's a new good neighbor coming to town! Seaview Orthopaedic & Medical Associates has provided quality orthopedic care for over 30 years in Ocean, NJ. Expanding over the years with five locations servicing Ocean, Middlesex and Monmouth Counties, Seaview Orthopaedic is soon opening a 6th location at 2139 Route 35 North, in Holmdel, ...

Revolutionizing Senior Care: Monmouth County's Beacon of Life PACE Initiative provides unique all inclusive care for seniors

Revolutionizing Senior Care: Monmouth County's Beacon of Life PACE Initiative provides unique all inclusive care for seniors.  To qualify you must be over 55 years of age, a Monmouth County resident and qualify for Medicare or Medicaid.

 

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ:  The Beacon of Life is Monmouth County's PACE initiative (Program ...

Monmouth County Academy Gives Residents First-Hand Look into Law Enforcement Services

August 20, 2019

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ — Enrollment is now open for the Monmouth County Citizen Police Academy/Law Enforcement Mini Academy, designed to give residents an overview of law enforcement services in the county.

To be held on six consecutive Thursdays from September 19 through October 24 at the Monmouth County Public Safety Center, the academy will feature speakers from the Monmouth County ...

From the IRS: Check Your Withholding with Improved Online Tool

All employees should make sure their employers are withholding the correct amount of tax from their paychecks. The best way for employees to do this is to use the new IRS Tax Withholding Estimator on IRS.gov.

The IRS just launched this improved tool to help taxpayers check their withholding by doing a Paycheck Checkup. This lets the employee check to see if their employer is taking enough tax ...

Check Please: Holmdel Taxpayers Set to Pay Nearly $300,000 for Compensation and Lawyers in 2019 Fight with Township Administrator Donna Vieiro

After months of public turmoil and an Open Public Records Act denial to news organizations, the financial impact is emerging from the investigation and resolution between Holmdel Township and its former top employee.

HOLMDEL, NJ - In Holmdel, it pays to be investigated. About eight months pay, benefits and related pension contributions.

Initially, many news ...

26th Saturday in the Park 5K "Women Taking Steps to Help Women"

August 8, 2019

HOLMDEL, NJ - Nearly five hundred individual women runners and walkers are expected to join together at Holmdel Park on the Saturday of Labor Day Weekend to raise funds for and promote awareness of organizations that provide essential services to women and their children in Monmouth and Ocean Counties.

Presented by the Jersey Shore Running Club, the twenty-sixth annual Saturday in the Park 5K ...

VIDEO: Pickleball gaining fast popularity.. Hottest Game for Seniors and fun for the whole family

This article is brought to you by sponsor of local news; Comfort Keepers. In-Home Care That Elevates the Human Spirit

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ — Move over, bingo and bocce ball. Pickleball is the new game that’s all the rage in the senior circuit.

Three times a week, Belmar’s recreation gymnasium is set up for this paddle sport — a hybrid of tennis, ...

What is your Emotional Intelligence? Valuable advice from Colts Neck Business Association speaker Lezlie Maret, President of ClearSky Life Transitions

August 16, 2019

On Wednesday, August 13th, the Colts Neck Business Association featured guest speaker Lezlie Maret, president of ClearSky Life Transitions. Here's some great expert advice straight from Lezlie:

Emotional Intelligence is a big deal!  There is a lot of curiosity on the topic. But what exactly is emotional Intelligence and why is it so important? Emotional intelligence greases the wheels ...

Holmdel tax bill mailed: New date due is August 28

HOLMDEL, NJ - The tax man cometh - with a time extension.

According to a news release by the town, the 2019 Final / 2020 Preliminary Tax Bills have been mailed.

3rd quarter property tax grace period is extended to August 28th. Any payment received AFTER August 28th will accrue interest penalties from the statutory due date, which is August 1st.

3rd quarter direct ...

It's Coming: Virtual Walkthrough of new Wegmans and Shoppes at Middletown

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - It's getting closer. The Middletown Planning Board recently approved the proposal from National Realty and Development Corp. to build on the site that most recall as hosting the big (formerly spinning) clown sign. There is  currently a  liquor store on the site that also housed the Courier Newspaper, a local news organization.

Below, you can view ...

Walk Across The Iconic Brooklyn Bridge This Summer; an easy day trip from Jersey

August 11, 2019

BROOKLYN, NY - Of course, New Jersey has a whole host of fun and exciting day trips ideal for the summer, but sometimes the Garden State's close proximity to the Big Apple beckons for an adventure. A stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge is on many a bucket list and is well worth the trip up the New Jersey Turnpike and across the river.

The Brooklyn Bridge is one of New York's many iconic ...

Walk Across The Iconic Brooklyn Bridge This Summer

BROOKLYN, NY - Of course, New Jersey has a whole host of fun and exciting day trips ideal for the summer, but sometimes the Garden State's close proximity to the Big Apple beckons for an adventure. A stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge is on many a bucket list and is well worth the trip up the New Jersey Turnpike and across the river.

The Brooklyn Bridge is one of New York's many iconic ...

Free Attractions Span New Jersey for Summer Fun

NEW JERSEY — Keeping the kids busy during the long summer months or entertaining visiting relatives can be challenging and expensive. Of course, trips to one of the Garden State's amusement or splash parks is a must, as is heading to the Jersey Shore.

There also are some free activities in New Jersey that make for fun day trips whether you are traveling with a friend or the ...

August News and Prayer from Joyce Rupp

August 2, 2019

Joyce Rupp has given the publisher Jeanne Wall permission to publish this newsletter.

August Prayer from Joyce Rupp:

I rely on you, Strength of My Heart, 
to fill the gaps of my inadequacies.
Strength for me when I limp along weakly,
Unable to activate what is best in me.
Strength to turn toward those in need
When my heart is hollow, my mind shallow.
Strength to carry me though ...

Too hot to walk? Let your dog enjoy a full body workout with a summer swim! Green Leaf Pet Resort Loves Dogs!

August 20, 2019

REDEFINING THE IDEA OF LUXURY DOG CARE

Sign your pup up for swimming lessons at our massive saltwater pool and a two-story waterfall. Swimming helps maintain a healthy weight and provides hip- and joint-friendly exercise on a regular basis. We’re happy to teach the doggy paddle to first-timers (though deep down, they naturally already know it).

SPLISH SPLASH

Our 3,000 sq ...

Home Decorating Tips With Your Fur Babies in Mind

Decorating your home and have a dog or cat?  You love your pets, but c’mon---it’s YOUR home first, right?  Here’s the catch:  decorating with your pets in mind benefits not only your pets, but also your furnishings, your house and your family!  Here’s our top 8 tips for making your New Jersey home animal-friendly:

Carpet OUT! Rugs IN!

Carpeting ...

'Natural Pig Ears' Shipped Nationwide are Blamed for Making Dogs Ill, NJ Company Says

NEW JERSEY – An Edison New Jersey-based company is recalling its “Natural Pig Ears” product that it believes may have caused dog illnesses in two pets, which may be related to potential Salmonella contamination noted during an ongoing FDA investigation.

Edison-based Lennox International, Inc. said it is voluntary recalling the pig ears. Not only can Salmonella affect animals ...

Swimming Lessons for Your Furry Best Friend? Excellent Exercise for Your Dog at Green Leaf Pet Resort!

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Sign your pup up for swimming lessons at Green Leaf Pet Resort's massive saltwater pool and a two-story waterfall. Swimming helps maintain a healthy weight and provides hip- and joint-friendly exercise on a regular basis. We’re happy to teach the doggy paddle to first-timers (though deep down, they already know it). 

Heated salt-water pool
Swimming ...

Rutgers Study: Exotic Pet Trade Leading To Non-native, Invasive Species

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The exotic pet trade has led to several hundred non-native and invasive animal species globally that could harm native species and ecosystems, and the number is expected to rise, according to a Rutgers-led study in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.

Thousands of vertebrate animal species and tens of millions of animals are shipped internationally and ...

Amy Jablonski Excited To Be Spotswood High School's New Principal

August 16, 2019

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - August is the Sunday night of summer as the saying goes for students, teachers and administrators, but with those dog days and September's back-to-school looming in the distance comes the hint of excitement for new beginnings. For Spotswood High School Principal Amy Jablonski, the 2019-20 school year will be her inaugural one. On Tuesday, Jablonski hosted her first official ...

Holmdel Schools Ranked #1 in Monmouth County According to Niche.com

HOLMDEL, NJ - 'We are Number 1' is common refrain in local schools. Based on a new rating with one ratings website called niche.com, Holmdel schools can claim title to it for 2020. Holmdel school system was just ranked #1 in Monmouth County. You can view their ranking HERE

Niche is a data analytics company from Pennsylvania that, according to the company, ...

Holmdel Board of Education meeting provided insight into the 2020 Referendum plan

HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel Board of Education met on Wednesday evening with a full agenda. Included was a presentation and update for the $40 million ‘Vision 2020’ referendum project by the construction managers and staff. In the presentation, they provided a list of projects that were either in process or completed including tennis courts, new baseball fields ...

Revolutionizing Senior Care: Monmouth County's Beacon of Life PACE Initiative provides unique all inclusive care for seniors

August 18, 2019

Revolutionizing Senior Care: Monmouth County's Beacon of Life PACE Initiative provides unique all inclusive care for seniors.  To qualify you must be over 55 years of age, a Monmouth County resident and qualify for Medicare or Medicaid.

 

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ:  The Beacon of Life is Monmouth County's PACE initiative (Program ...

VIDEO: Pickleball gaining fast popularity.. Hottest Game for Seniors and fun for the whole family

This article is brought to you by sponsor of local news; Comfort Keepers. In-Home Care That Elevates the Human Spirit

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ — Move over, bingo and bocce ball. Pickleball is the new game that’s all the rage in the senior circuit.

Three times a week, Belmar’s recreation gymnasium is set up for this paddle sport — a hybrid of tennis, ...

Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Beacon of Excellence 2019

July 21, 2019

Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce Honors Outstanding Community Leaders at Beacon of Excellence

On the evening of July 17th, the Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC) held its annual Beacon of Excellence Awards at the Addison Park Banquet Center in Aberdeen, NJ. MRCC  honored nine outstanding community leaders at an event with over 200 guests in ...

Jersey Shore Fun: Head to Cape May for Unique Jersey Shore Vacation

August 17, 2019

CAPE MAY, NJ — Nestled at the tip of New Jersey's peninsula, Cape May offers a little something for every vacationer — from history buffs and beach lovers to foodies and outdoor enthusiasts.

Cape May has a long history dating back to its original inhabitants, the Kechemeche tribe. As early as the 18th century, Cape May began its reputation as a top seashore resort. Today, it ...

Sprinkle this on Your Watermelon: Chile Lime Salt

August 20, 2019

Give the sweet summer watermelon a whole new flavor profile with chile lime salt.

Marty Silverman, manager of Savory Spice Shop in Westfield, said the shop’s Peruvian Chile Lime Seasoning is a big seller.

The lime adds brightness and the chile gives the fruit it a savory kick. But don't underestimate the importance of salt in the combo.

“Growing up, my dad, brother and I ...

Food & Wine Walk in Red Bank – Sunday, August 19th

RED BANK, NJ – Get your gang together and mark your smartphones for the third Sunday of each month. 

The second Red Bank Food & Wine Walk is a tasting event that’s happening this Sunday, August 19th, and there’s two more to look forward to!

This is a self-guided tour and you can choose your own route & visit as many of the participating businesses as you ...

New Jersey Native Found Slain, Dismembered in Washington State, Police Say

August 18, 2019

 

NEW JERSEY — The daughter of a Westfield native who was reported missing from her home in Olympia, Washington, last month has been charged in her mother’s death, police said.

Susan Lundy, 58, had been reported missing to Olympia City Police on July 6, and on Monday, officers arrested her daughter, Amara Lundy, 23, in connection with the homicide, Lt. Paul Lower, ...

What a Steal: Stroller Thief Sought at Bambi Baby in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - The prices may have been a steal, it didn’t mean steal it.

Middletown retailer Bambi Baby is seeking the public’s help on a caper that they say resulted in stolen goods.

They may have the pictures to prove it. Said a rep from Bambi Baby in Middletown, “Share these photos lets catch the stroller thieves who are stealing with their ...

Backyard Gardener's Corner: Tomato Troubles

August 19, 2019

You have waited all season for that first red ripe tomato only to discover less-than-perfect fruit. But don’t worry, you can still have a great harvest this year while improving things for next season.

Blossom end rot is a common problem. It’s due to a calcium deficiency often caused by fluctuations in soil moisture, often seen on the first set of fruit and those grown in ...

AM Traffic Jam as another truck hits Laurel Ave overpass again

August 13, 2019

HOLMDEL, NJ - Another truck hit the Laurel Avenue overpass this morning and at about 8:52AM the traffic can be seen in the photo here.

NJ Transit has been notified. The roof of the truck has been ripped off with metal shards all over the roadway.

The county is being requested for debris on the roadway. Police are out with the truck which has stopped by the TD  Bank.

Pole snapped and Wires down in Middle Road with 18 Wheeler in Holmdel by Allocco Park

HOLMDEL, NJ -  As of 1:28PM there are wires down at Middle Rd by Allocco Park. A pole is reported to be snapped.

Responding units are reported on scene with a 18 Wheeler that has lines down (possibly cable) on the truck with a pole also leaning over the roadway. Road is shut down between Laurel and Palmer. Expect delays.

Holmdel Swim Club: minor burn injury reported in kitchen

HOLMDEL, NJ - At 11:25 it’s been reported that EMS is dispatched to a burn  victim at Bailey Ln at Holmdel Swim Club.

Cook in the kitchen sustained minor burns to the face and arms. EMS has been requested to the scene.

Community Mourns Colin Meany, 2019 Saint John Vianney Graduate

August 17, 2019

HOLMDEL, NJ - The local community who knows Colin Meany is in mourning.

Colin Patrick Meany, 17, of Matawan, NJ, passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019 at his home. He was a gifted athlete and played hockey with Saint John Vianney, where he graduated in 2019.

Colin was born on September 7, 2001 to Michael and Karen Meany in Edison, NJ. He was a lifelong resident of ...

VIDEO: Love is in the air as a father's vision of a lasting legacy comes to fruition, Sunnyside Trail is dedicated in memory of Lexi Mason

VIDEO: Love is in the air as a father's vision of a lasting legacy comes to fruition, Sunnyside Trail is dedicated in memory of Lexi Mason

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: To the saying, "Every Life is Precious," 12-year-old Alexis 'Lexi' Mason lived on the earth a short time, but the positive impact and the love for and from Lexi is forever present in the ...

Collier Youth Services High School: a life changing testimonial from a local teen

August 11, 2019

TAPinto TEEN LIFE-a section where teens can share their personal stories, advice and adventures. 

Ah, school - where sweet kids become hormonal teens in a span of 12 or less years. In sixth grade,  I had a strong group of friends, good grades, and excelled in competitive dance outside of school. Everything was going great until around December, when anxiety hit. Feelings I thought I ...

Take care of yourself at Holmdel's Jeunesse Medical Spa, now open Saturdays

August 14, 2019

I had my first appointment…and it was INCREDIBLE!!! My technician…made me feel totally comfortable…I was so impressed with her talents…This was my first spa treatment but thanks to you it won’t be my last…I urged my co-workers and friends to book an appointment. 

- Nancy Baron on her Jeunesse experience.

Take the best care of yourself and ...

Cool Podcast at ChillRx Wednesday, August 14th

RED BANK, NJ –Of course this will be very cool event – it’s ChillRx!

A live podcast at ChillRx Cryotherapy will be happening next Wednesday August 14th, 12:00 noon.

Stop on in and come hang with Vanessa, Bridget, and the Cryo tribe.

Watch this eclectic group hailing from the VibeWell Yoga Festival, Headstands for Hunger and Yoga Teacher Trainings.

They will talk ...

Warming Waters Could Cause One Whale of a Problem for New Jersey, Says Rutgers Researcher

August 13, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The number of humpback whale sightings in New York City and northern New Jersey has increased dramatically in recent years, by more than 500%, as a result of warmer and cleaner waters, raising the risk of dangerous interactions between the huge marine mammals and humans, according to a Rutgers University-New Brunswick researcher.

The increase in sightings near one of the ...

FAST SALE: 7 Insider Tips For A Quick Home Sale 

August 15, 2019

Contact:
Robert Shirvanian 
Broker Of Record 
EXIT Realty East Coast 
732-946-2000
Marketing@EXITRealtyEC.com

The 7-Step Program For Selling Your Home Fast 

Holmdel, New Jersey August 15th, 2019 -- Have you ever visited a new home development? If so, you may remember being impressed by how well put together the model was. That was no accident. Builders ...

Expert tips from EXIT Realty East Coast: 10 Biggest Real Estate Selling Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

10 Biggest Real Estate Selling Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

If you’re serious about selling your home, it’s critical —before you sign anything — to know how to successfully sell in today’s market. The secret sounds so simple. (Maybe that’s part of the problem!) To beat the competition today, you simply must avoid the mistakes sellers are most likely to ...

Netflix won the rights to tell story of Westfield ‘Watcher House’ - Sold for Below its Assessed Value

WESTFIELD, NJ — It was quite the price cut for the “Westfield Watcher House.”

The Broadduses became the subject of widespread media attention when they received eerie and threatening letters signed “The Watcher” then in 2015 sued the prior owners of their home for not disclosing that letters had previously been sent to the residence. The former owners of ...

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VIDEO: Holmdel Native to Bring Ballsfest NJ to Bell Works, September 22; an exciting fundraiser for pediatric cancer families

August 11, 2019

BALLSFEST NEW JERSEY IS ALMOST HERE! JOIN THIS COMMUNITY EVENT!

We will be making our debut at Bell Works at Holmdel on September 22, from 2-6 p.m.

Join us for a fun filled event at this beautiful iconic venue dubbed the Metroburb. Frank returns to his hometown of Holmdel, and is inviting you to join the team as we celebrate some incredible Ballers! The Baller Ceremony, the crowd favorite ...

26th Saturday in the Park 5K "Women Taking Steps to Help Women"

HOLMDEL, NJ - Nearly five hundred individual women runners and walkers are expected to join together at Holmdel Park on the Saturday of Labor Day Weekend to raise funds for and promote awareness of organizations that provide essential services to women and their children in Monmouth and Ocean Counties.

Presented by the Jersey Shore Running Club, the twenty-sixth annual Saturday in the Park 5K ...

Revolutionizing Senior Care: Monmouth County's Beacon of Life PACE Initiative provides unique all inclusive care for seniors

August 18, 2019

Revolutionizing Senior Care: Monmouth County's Beacon of Life PACE Initiative provides unique all inclusive care for seniors.  To qualify you must be over 55 years of age, a Monmouth County resident and qualify for Medicare or Medicaid.

 

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ:  The Beacon of Life is Monmouth County's PACE initiative (Program ...

VIDEO: Pickleball gaining fast popularity.. Hottest Game for Seniors and fun for the whole family

This article is brought to you by sponsor of local news; Comfort Keepers. In-Home Care That Elevates the Human Spirit

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ — Move over, bingo and bocce ball. Pickleball is the new game that’s all the rage in the senior circuit.

Three times a week, Belmar’s recreation gymnasium is set up for this paddle sport — a hybrid of tennis, ...

Goldstein: Carcinogen free sports fields a must

August 20, 2019

 

Tire crumb used in synthetic turf infield contains toxic chemicals, lead and many other known carcinogens.

Children are most vulnerable to lead poison including pregnant and lactating mothers who care for them.

The use of tire crumb for synthetic turf infield is ignoring almost a 50-year history of keeping lead out of our communities.

Our schools ...

The Importance of VOTING

New Jersey has some of the toughest gun laws in the nation, but it is not enough. There is only one purpose for assault military style weapons and that is to kill people and hide from law enforcement while you do it.  These weapons must be banned.  

 

Assemblywoman DiMaso, although on the Committee for Law and Public Safety, does not take the safety of the LD13 ...

Rutgers Expert: How Adults Can Spot Signs of Mental Illness in Children

August 21, 2019

NEW JERSEY: - A recent report by the New Jersey Poison Control Center at Rutgers University showed a rise in suicide attempts by pre-teens over the past 18 months —  a trend that has been seen across the nation.

“This illustrates the need for people who encounter children regularly to be aware of early signs of mental illness, such as anxiety, depression and suicidal ...

Too hot to walk? Let your dog enjoy a full body workout with a summer swim! Green Leaf Pet Resort Loves Dogs!

REDEFINING THE IDEA OF LUXURY DOG CARE

Sign your pup up for swimming lessons at our massive saltwater pool and a two-story waterfall. Swimming helps maintain a healthy weight and provides hip- and joint-friendly exercise on a regular basis. We’re happy to teach the doggy paddle to first-timers (though deep down, they naturally already know it).

SPLISH SPLASH

Our 3,000 sq ...

Sprinkle this on Your Watermelon: Chile Lime Salt

Give the sweet summer watermelon a whole new flavor profile with chile lime salt.

Marty Silverman, manager of Savory Spice Shop in Westfield, said the shop’s Peruvian Chile Lime Seasoning is a big seller.

The lime adds brightness and the chile gives the fruit it a savory kick. But don't underestimate the importance of salt in the combo.

“Growing up, my dad, brother and I ...

You can help save a life, Monday, August 26th donate blood at Bayshore Medical Center 

August 21, 2019

Share a little, save a lot. Did you know that one blood donation has the potential to save up to three lives? You can be a hero to someone in need. Please join Bayshore Medical Center at our upcoming blood drive.

Monday, August 26th 

10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Conference Room B

727 North Beers Street

Holmdel, NJ 07733

For questions or to schedule an appointment, please ...

A.J. Perri Founder Recognized As New Jersey Business Icon

On Tuesday, statewide business publication NJBIZ honored A.J. Perri founder Albert Perri, Sr. as a leader in Garden State business in the magazine’s annual Icon Honors Awards. Now in its third year, the awards program recognizes prominent figures in New Jersey business over the age of sixty for their notable success and demonstration of strong leadership both within and outside of their ...

The Community YMCA Swim Team Wins National Championship: Middletown and Colts Neck Swimmers Capture 1st Place Titles

The Community YMCA’s Aquarockets swim team captured the national title for the second year in a row at the 2019 YMCA Long Course National Championship at the University of Maryland in College Park, Md.

Both the men’s and women’s team took first place overall, while Head Coach Jack Caucino of Point Pleasant was honored as Coach of the Meet at the national swimming event, which ...

Crisis Nursery opens: Nearly 100,000 reports of alleged child abuse filed annually in NJ

For many years, Lynn Hawkins has wanted to start a home for children who were at risk of abuse and neglect. After working with abused children in Texas she knew she wanted to help children in her own community. When her daughter, Quadhera Simmons, grew and had the same dream they decided it was time to take action. They were tired of hearing stories of children suffering and even dying.

Obituaries

Nov 2, 1932 - Aug 16, 2019
Chris A. Samaras, 86 of Holmdel passed away early Friday morning surrounded by his family. Chris ...
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Nov 6, 1930 - Aug 15, 2019
On Thursday, August 15th, Eleanore Ciuba, loving mother and grandmother, passed away suddenly at ...
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Jan 6, 1950 - Aug 11, 2019
Peter Herr passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019.  He is survived by his son Brian, wife Liz and ...
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May 24, 1935 - Aug 14, 2019
James J. Grant, Jr, 84, of Aberdeen passed away on Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 at Bayshore ...
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Jersey Central Power & Light Supports Annual National Night Out Events in 10 New Jersey Communities

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) participated in National Night Out events in 10 communities this week to help support local law enforcement efforts and promote the benefits of outdoor lighting in fighting crime.

Company representatives joined residents and first responders in Red Bank, Point Pleasant Beach, Asbury Park, Neptune, Long Branch, Berkeley, Pompton Lakes, Rockaway ...