Press Releases

September 20, 2018

HAMILTON, NJ—The New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence (NJCEDV), headquartered in Rep. Chris Smith’s (R-NJ) Fourth Congressional District, will receive a federal grant of $90,931 from the U.S. Department of Justice for FY 2018, Smith announced on Wednesday. “The New Jersey Coalition to ...

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  FREEHOLD, NJ -  Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) met with advocates and representatives from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) for an in-depth discussion on Type 1 diabetes (T1D), and his leadership in Congress in pushing for more funding of critical diabetes research.   “We had an ...

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Colts Neck Senior Citizens Enjoy Another Trip September 12 was a full day for a group of Colts Neck Senior Citizens!  First we visited the Thomas Edison West Orange Laboratory, which “gave birth” to the motion picture camera.  Other accomplishments of this lab are: the improvement of ...

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INNOVATE TO ELEVATE SPIRIT RECOGNIZED WITH DISTINCTION HOLMDEL, NJ –  “We’re four for four!” Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert McGarry exclaimed Tuesday afternoon, referring to the notifications the district received from the organizers of the Future Ready Schools New Jersey program. After a ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ -  The Holmdel Theatre Company is thrilled to welcome and introduce Kathy Connolly as the company’s new Artistic Director. Connolly began her journey with the company in August of this year, taking the baton from previous Artistic Director, Laurie Devino.   Devino started with the ...

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YOU’RE INVITED TO LUNCH BREAK’S FALL GALA ON OCT. 26 Dining on surf and turf, dancing to the Docs of Rock, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres and an incredible silent auction are among the show-stopping reasons to join Lunch Break at its 35th anniversary party of the year -- the Fall Gala on Friday, ...

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Event to benefit expanding emergency services at hospital   HOLMDEL, NJ –  Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center Foundation will host the third annual Benefit for Bayshore: an Oktoberfest Community Celebration on Friday, October 12 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The outdoor, tented ...

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PITTSFORD, N.Y. – Time To Ride, the equine industry initiative created to encourage and champion the growth of the U.S. horse industry, is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website. Designed for smart phone, tablet and desktop use, TimeToRide.com features an approachable, ...

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Now is the Best Time to Schedule Your Flu Vaccine Call Your IMA Primary Care Office Today to Schedule Your Flu Vaccine Visit our Website Why You Should Get The Flu Vaccine From Your IMA Provider Your flu shot is administered by a trained Board Certified IMA Provider. Your IMA ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ – As the cooler months approach, it’s time for Monmouth County residents to protect themselves against the influenza by getting vaccines.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released their immunization recommendations for the 2018-2019 influenza season, ...

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HOLMDEL – The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation (NJVVMF) will host a POW/MIA Recognition and Gold Star Mothers Recognition Day ceremony on Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. at the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial, located on the grounds of PNC Bank Arts Center. The event, to be moderated by ...

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Ocean County, NJ Prosecutor testifies before Congress on devastating toll and his emphasis on medical treatment. Smith Chairs Hearing on China-made Fentanyl Killing Americans. “Chinese-made fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, is killing Americans—more than 29,000 in 2017 alone,” Rep. Chris Smith ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ - The Colts Neck Sports Foundation (CNSF) has an exciting event planned for honoring a Colts Neck native, Jim Nantz. They are congratulating him for a recent accomplishment during his storied career. According to the Foundation: "The Colts Neck Sports Foundation would like to ...

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New O’Scanlon Bill Would Up Penalties for Animal Abuse    In light of recent reports of violent animal abuse in Monmouth and Ocean County, Senator Declan O’Scanlon (R-13) announced plans to introduce legislation establishing aggravated animal abuse as a new criminal offense, thereby increasing ...

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Join Collier Youth Services, JBJ Soul Foundation, and JBJ Soul Kitchen for the 2018 Day of Hope Community Walk! Represent Collier! For more information or to register over the phone, contact Mary at 732-946-4771 x132 orevents@collieryouthservices.org The Community Walk will begin and ...

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Red Bank, NJ - The Borough of Red Bank, Police Department, is seeking a full time Dispatcher. Under direction, receives and relays radio messages to various vehicles and concerned personnel; receives and transmits police, fire, and other emergency alarms; receives telephone requests for police, ...

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A bill sponsored by Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey, which requires district boards of election to report every two hours the number of voters who have voted at each precinct, was signed into law on Friday, August 24 by Governor Phil Murphy. This bill (A3463) requires the ...

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FARMINGDALE, NJ – The Brookdale Community College Foundation’s 39th Annual Education Open Golf Outing will be held on Thursday, Sept. 27 at Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club in Farmingdale. The all day event will feature driving range access at Eagle Oaks prior to a “mega” buffet brunch beginning ...

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MANALAPAN – Renovations in a $2.4 million upgrade and modernization of the Monmouth County Library Headquarters will begin in September with only minor inconveniences anticipated for library users, Monmouth County Library Commission Chair Renee B. Swartz announced this week. “The Commission, ...

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Holmdel Township Hosting 9/11 Remembrance Mayor Tom Critelli and the Township Committee invites all residents to visit the Holmdel Township 9/11 Memorial on Tuesday, Sept. 11 to honor the victims of the 2001 events.   On the morning of Sept. 11, the township will position a table near ...

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NY/NJ Baykeeper will be holding a Grand Ribbon-Cutting to celebrate the opening of its new headquarters on Thursday, August 30. Who: Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr., Senator Declan O’Scanlon, Monmouth County Freeholder Director Tom Arnone, Freeholder Deputy Director Lillian G. Burry, Freeholder ...

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MUSIC IN THE PARK – SEPTEMBER 7, 2018 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – TOWN HALL – POND-SIDE Come join your friends and neighbors for an evening of music under the stars with the Phil Engel Duo featuring Phil on the acoustic guitar accompanied by his talented percussionist.  Music from the classics to ...

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Beauty and the Beach Run for Women 10th Annual Beauty and the Beach Run ™ to be held November 3, 2018 WHO:  Aslan Youth Ministries a nonprofit organization headquartered in Red Bank, NJ. WHAT: This race offers a 5 mile run or a 2.5 mile walk option and was designed by women for woman, to ...

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Senator Vin Gopal applauds the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s issuance of $10,302,964 in funding to assist the county in completing infrastructure improvements at the municipal level. “Our roadways and bridges are heavily utilized, particularly during the summer when our tourism ...

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The 2nd Annual River Town Film Festival is Bringing Hollywood to Hunterdon County CLINTON, NJ—August 6, 2018 – The River Town Film Festival is launching their annual event on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the historic Red Mill Museum Village located in downtown Clinton, New Jersey. Film ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is advising residents that a new law signed by Governor Phil Murphy in August dramatically changed the Vote by Mail rules in New Jersey. These changes are effective immediately and will impact the November General Election.   One ...

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Red Bank Street Fair and Music Festival, Sunday September 9th   The Annual Red Bank Street Fair will include a Music Festival and shall take place on Sunday, September 9, 2018 from 11am to 5pm.  Admission and parking are free. Approximately 200 artists, crafters, retailers and food vendors ...

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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 ...

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Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey are inviting local children to learn more about their government through fun, games and collaboration at the first annual Kids Congress. Kids Congress is a non-partisan, kid-friendly event that offers Monmouth County children between the ages of ...

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