Holmdel & Colts Neck News

September 21, 2018

RED BANK, NJ: On Monday evening special guests gathered with many of the Board Members, employees and volunteers of Lunch Break, located at 121 Drs James Parker Blvd. in Red Bank.  Lunch Break, founded by a small group of caring individuals in 1983, as a resource to nourish the hungry in our ...

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HOLMDEL, N.J. - The Holmdel High School girls soccer team has been on a roll to begin the 2018 season, entering Thursday’s game against Rumson Fair-Haven with a 3-1 record. Cruising out of the gate to begin the season, the early season success for the Hornets hit a snag against the Bulldogs who ...

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  RED BANK, NJ Advisory: Emergency Closure-Holland Road is closed indefinitely from Red Hill Road and Laurel Avenue due to a sinkhole. Holland Road is closed between Red Hill Road and Laurel Avenue due to a sinkhole at a County bridge ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ -  On Tuesday, September 25, at 8am Join the Holmdel Chamber of Commerce for another dynamic morning of networking and shared learning with local business executives, community leaders and non profit organization representatives.   Our keynote speaker represents the largest social ...

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A Summer of Holmdel Chamber of Commerce and an Exciting Fall Ahead HOLMDEL, NJ - It was a busy summer for the Holmdel Chamber of Commerce. Busy people with busy lives, particularly during a hot July and August, when children are out of school. Even the summer meetings were full at Bell Works, ...

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Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page.   Head over to your county parks for some fun!  There’s plenty to choose from - an evening of square dancing, a day in the gardens of Winterthur, and so much more!   Here are the details:   Open House Barn Dance from 7-9:30 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said. Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said. “Bob Barchi has been a ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a ...

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How to master Microsoft Excel September, 2018 You may know how to use Microsoft Excel's basic functions, but have you truly mastered the program? Excel has more advanced features, and here's how you can master some of them. Pie and Sunburst Charts Everyone knows that bombarding ...

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  NEW YORK, N.Y. — Police horses and carriage horses were not the only equines in New York City on Sept. 15 — several riders on horses in western saddles took an extended tour of the Big Apple to raise awareness about suicide among veterans. BraveHearts, based in Illinois, took 10 veterans, a ...

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RED BANK, NJ - America's weight gain, particularly in children,  is a health challenge that public and private organizations are mobilizing to address. According to WebMD, Childhood obesity is a serious problem in the United States and putting children and adolescents at risk for poor health. If ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Construction Notice - Middletown Road CONSTRUCTION NOTICE Middletown Road Reconstruction On Wednesday, September 19, 2018, weather permitting, there will be construction on Middletown Road between Stillwell Road and McCampbell Road. The construction is expected to take one ...

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ASBURY, N.J. — The College Preparatory Invitational (CPI) New Jersey was held Sept. 15 and 16 at The Ridge, Asbury, N.J. USHJA President Mary Babick judged the horse show on Sept. 16. The day before, young riders learned from Olympian Nona Garson, who owns The Ridge. There was also a college ...

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Get A Parking Pass! HOLMDEL, NJ -  Bayonet Farm is a jewel in Holmdel and this event is always so much fun for the family. The farm has a very special history. Laura Harding was a renowned resident who donated the property and was also friends with Katherine Hepburn. Ms. Hepburn - yes the famous ...

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HAZLET, NJ - Tragedy struck Hazlet Township on September 16th. According to Hazlet Police, they received a call that swimmers were in distress at 2:39 PM  in Thornes Creek near the Henry Hudson Trail which runs from Natco Lake to Raritan Bay. The caller was one of the four men who were swimming at ...

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FREEHOLD, N.J. — Soon to be Hall of Fame member, Foiled Again was the star of the Open Space Pace at  Freehold Raceway on Sept. 15.  The Open Space Pace is a nonprofit organization with a mission to celebrate the horse, New Jersey’s official state animal, and to promote open space in the ...

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HOLMDEL, N.J. - Saturday’s Holmdel and Colts Neck boys soccer game featured a clash of two unbeaten teams with the Hornets being the ones staying undefeated, wearing out the Cougars and rolling to a 3-0 victory. Holmdel controlled the action throughout the first half but had nothing to show ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Citizens for Informed Land Use held a Pot Luck  Barbecue on Saturday. The sunny weather was a perfect break from the recent rain. Citizens for Informed Land Use was formed about 20 years ago. They were borne out of an urgency that Holmdel was becoming over-developed and that poor ...

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BELMAR/SPRING LAKE, NJ - Running and Remembering at 17th 911 Memorial Run (2018) In keeping with our nation's annual demonstrations of solemn tribute to the victims of September 11, 2001, locally two hundred twenty five runners/joggers/walkers, some bicyclists, with hand flags for men and stem ...

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HOLMDEL –  Excitement probably doesn't quite capture it. Holmdel came out in full force to support the Holmdel Hornets Football Team as they matched up against Red Bank Regional in a contest that was suitable for prime time television. The final score was 28-25 in Red Bank's favor. A great ...

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RED BANK, NJ - While visiting south Jersey I saw this couple walking their dog. Nothing unusual about that, right? Except I was fascinated by the Roman chariot-like harness that their dog was attached to. Chrissy and David Daniel opened up their home and their hearts to “Carson”, a mixed ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Exact change lanes on the Garden State Parkway’s major toll plazas are soon to be a memory. But they will remain at all but one of the toll road’s 23 entrance and exit ramps. The automatic coin machines at all 11 “mainland barrier” plazas, including Asbury Park in Monmouth ...

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RED BANK, NJ - Two main components exist in an ecosystem: abiotic and biotic. The abiotic components of any ecosystem are the properties of the environment; the biotic components are the life forms that occupy a given ecosystem. When one is out of balance, it affects the other. If you’ve been ...

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TRENTON, N.J. — A 10-year old Burlington County mare is the first reported case of West Nile Virus (WNV) and an Ocean County gelding is the fourth reported case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), each serious, mosquito-borne illnesses in horses, in New Jersey for 2018. Neither horse had been ...

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Check out this video - Huge Indoor Yard Sale - Bucks Mill Recreation Area 125 Bucks Mill Road Thursday 9/13, Friday 9/14, Sat 9/15 from 9-4pm, Sunday 9AM Everything Half Price. All Proceeds to Local Charities. Hosted by Colts Neck Woman's Club    

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COLTS NECK, N.J. - Going into their season opener against Monmouth Regional this past weekend, many questions surrounded the Colts Neck High School football team.   Under new head coach Matt Ahearn, the Cougars knew they were getting a leader with over 17 years of winning coaching experience, ...

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HOLMDEL – According to a Press Release by the Holmdel Township Committee,  a complete study of fire operations are underway. It is expected by December. This comes during a time when a  devastating fire burned a house on 6 Barrister Lane to the ground and, In the recent past, at least two other ...

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RED BANK, NJ - We spoke with Drs. Subha Sundararajan, and Douglas Weine of the Red Bank Gastroenterology group, located at 365 Broad Street.  If you have an appointment here, your already nervous. Relax,   Nice office, great doctors with a terrific and caring staff will put you at ...

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RED BANK, NJ - The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will be hosting three public meetings and a webinar to discuss feedback that we have received from a recently published Call for Information and Nominations (Call) for potential offshore wind energy leasing and development in the New York ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University funding-raising efforts brought in $223.4 million for the 2017-18 academic year, more than $10 million above what was raised the previous year and the largest amount ever collected in a single year, university officials said. The donations were 6.8 ...

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