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May 12, 2021

Hopeful developer plans call for 184 total units. 85% one bedroom and 15% two bedroom. There are no three bedrooms planned and low to moderate income (COAH) housing is currently proposed. 385 parking spaces are proposed in buildings that range from 85 to 95 feet high. KEYPORT, NJ - The Keyport ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ: The Annual Colts Neck Friends of the Library Mini Book Sale will be held outdoors in front of the Library: Saturday, May 15 – Rain date Sun May 16 10am – 2pm ~ Free admission Saturday, May 22 – Rain date Sun May 23 10am – 2pm ~ Free admission Bag O’Books $5 Fill our bag or ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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NEW JERSEY: Commemorations to honor mothers and motherhood have been happening for centuries and can be traced back to the Ancient Greeks and Romans who paid homage to their mother goddesses. Today, tributes to mothers occur all around the world at different times of the year, but the American ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Celebrate life as it once was! The Monmouth County Park System will host Walnford Day on Sunday, May 16 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Historic Walnford, on Walnford Road, in Upper Freehold.  So, what is Walnford Day? This family-friendly event offers visitors the chance to explore the ...

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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!  

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 NJ TRANSIT has announced a new partnership in a statement on May 4 to help get more New Jersey residents vaccinated. The partnership called VAXRide should help approximately 11,000 residents get free rides to both public and private vaccination destinations.  Novartis, a NJ based healthcare ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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” ...

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KEYPORT, NJ: The Keyport Ministerium Food Pantry, located at 42 Elizabeth St Keyport, NJ 07735, is in immediate and ongoing need of food donations. The Keyport Ministerium Food Pantry provides temporary and ongoing assistance to persons residing in the Northern Bayshore area of Monmouth County. A ...

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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 ...

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NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy announced that New Jersey is launcing a "Shot and a Beer" program, encouraging eligible residents, ages 21 and over to get vaccinated. Any New Jerseyan who gets their first vaccine dose in the month of May and takes their vaccination card to a participating brewery ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ Walk-in shots are now being offered to individuals age 18 and older at Monmouth County’s Brookdale Community College coronavirus vaccination site. The site, located at the Robert J. Collins Arena on the college’s main Lincroft campus, in Middletown, is open from 8 a.m. to noon on ...

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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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