Holmdel & Colts Neck Top Stories

May 3, 2021

HOLMDEL, NJ - According to the Township, the May 4 Planning Board meeting for Tuesday has been canceled due to a 'lack of an agenda'. There are impactful applications pending. An affordable housing project, Barclay Square, assailed by neighboring Hazlet and local residents concerned with ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - What a difference a weekend makes. Governor Murphy has begun a wide-ranging lift on COVID-19 restrictions in New Jersey according to his press conference today. He has been under tremendous pressure by elected officials across the state to reopen New Jersey. Presumptive Republican ...

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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 ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Lindsay Cannon comes from a football family. Her grandfather John starred for Holmdel High School ahead of nine-year National Football League career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Her uncle Gary played at the NCAA level for the University of Delaware. Lindsay’s father, Scott, is a ...

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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 ...

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“I am who I am. But who do I want to be?  In short, I primarily want to be close to God, a man of great faith. I know it sounds cliché, and unreal, but I honestly want to keep my beliefs no matter who I become or how much I change. I will simply try my hardest and be happy with however I turn out ...

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Holmdel Announces Senior Staff Reassignments - Addressing Pandemic-Related Academic Disruption  These new initiatives include a reading program, the step-up program, a science program, programs for gifted and talented students, and additional special services.  HOLMDEL, NJ - According to news ...

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The Holmdel Board of Education took steps to lower local school taxes this week with the passage of a 2021-22 school budget - property tax levy dropped by almost a quarter of a million dollars. HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel Board of Education delivered a budget that resulted in a reduction of the ...

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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 ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy at his COVID press briefing Wednesday announced that he would sign an Executive Order allowing for summer camps – both day camps and sleep away camps – to open for the upcoming season. The governor says that he is pleased with the way COVID numbers are trending ...

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Plans pushed for full disclosure to residents over the next few weeks of recreation options HOLMDEL, NJ - Recreation was on the minds of the Township Committee on Tuesday and Committeeman Critelli and Lucarelli made a push to move it along. Critelli reviewed a half dozen potential sites and what ...

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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 ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - The full slate of candidates running on the Monmouth Republican Line in Legislative District 13 stopped by a campaign rally for Gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli at Fountain Ridge Plaza, the location of the Middletown Republican Organization. TAPinto Middletown connected ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ — A local wrestling coach and Special Education teacher has been charged with numerous counts of multiple sex crimes and avoidance of arrest and prosecution.  John DeNuto coached at 15 public and Catholic high schools and township youth programs in Central New Jersey, including ...

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"On behalf of the Board of Trustees of Fulfill, I would like to thank Kim for her service.  We wish her the best in all future endeavors," Fulfill Board Chairman Lauren Holman said in a written statement. NEPTUNE, NJ - According to multiple sources, Kim Guadagno was fired from Fulfill of ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - For Republican candidate Phil Rizzo and his local ticket of DiMaso and Scarano, the campaign is experiencing a tough time. This week, the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission rejected the appeal of both late and incomplete matching campaign fund paperwork. The impact is the ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Join the Holmdel Chamber of Commerce back in-person networking and ChamberCast, a video podcast, reaching thousands of local businesses and community members! Be a part of the in-person, live audience and networking mix. Engage with the dynamic speaker panel!  Event is Tuesday, ...

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Monmouth County, NJ - It's time to make your reservations for the July 19th Summer Bash! The Summer Bash is  Brookdale Community College Foundation's premier scholarship fundraiser event. Summer Bash will be held at 5:30 p.m., on July 19, 2021, the date celebrates the college’s ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ  - The Planning Board continued to hear the application called Barclay Square at Holmdel. It is  a 60-unit multi-family apartment building which is growing in controversy based on the number of folks expressing concerns on flooding and other related impacts during the public hearing.

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NEW JERSEY -- As of today, New Jersey residents ages 16 and up are now eligible to get vaccinated.  "Today, everyone who lives, works, or studies in New Jersey, ages 16+, is now eligible to be vaccinated" Gov. Phil Murphy said during his COVID press briefing in Trenton on Monday afternoon. "At ...

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MIDDLETOWN - Tragedy struck in the surf this past Saturday. Initially, a call went out for a water rescue in the Sandy Hook Bay. The report was of a man overboard and the Brevent Park rescue boat sprang into action. The boat was reported to be a 38-foot fishing boat. Numerous New York Police ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Republican candidate Phil Rizzo is having a tough week, along with his new local running mates who were hoping to count on him. After disclosures that he pays no property taxes on a multi-million dollar home that he sold to his church where he is the pastor and attacking ...

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NEW JERSEY - In an action that does nothing to help overcome 'vaccine hesitancy', a severe yet rare blood clot risk has stopped J&J's vaccine in its tracks until the matter is further reviewed. "Out of an abundance of caution and following the guidance of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...

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No New Recreation Improvements Planned  HOLMDEL, NJ - The annual process of designing, introducing and passing the municipal budget is underway in Holmdel. On Tuesday April13th, the Township Committee will meet to review and consider introduction of the 2021 Calendar Year budget. Much will be ...

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"I don't know if these people have ever heard the gospel. Not only are they in bondage to their sin but they are in bondage to religion." Phil Rizzo 2011 Video on Catholics. MIDDLETOWN, NJ - According to the Pew Research Center, religion of all types remains a major force in New Jersey ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ - A public hearing has been set for the Colts Neck Township budget. The date is April 28th. During the public hearing process, the public is able to ask questions and make comments about what is generally the smaller portion of their property tax bill. The school portion of property ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ -  This a story about Prancer. He's a bit angry. However, he needs a little love and maybe it's going to come from you. Regardless, Prancer is helping the great work at The Second Chance Pet Adoption League - they are a place to check out, so you can rescue a furry friend. You can ...

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Students will still face a version of the mandatory exam in the fall. But questions on the details linger. Special to TAPinto.net. 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.

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NEW JERSEY -- The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted just about every aspect of life: shutting down businesses, closing schools, instituting remote learning, limiting social interactions, and preventing activities, such as sports, from taking place. While government leaders and the CDC report on the ...

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ASBURY PARK, NJ -- Heather Brittain O’Scanlon spoke to TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, about her latest film, which premiered at this year’s Garden State Film Festival. O’Scanlon is the leading actress and co-producer of “Victim No. 6,” the latest production from SOS ...

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