Press Releases

January 14, 2019

New Year, New Menu Items We're excited to announce new menu items and happenings throughout the month of January! Starting with Honeybell Bakery's seasonal updates from Pastry Chef Jeff Systma's cookies, danish, takeaway sweets, and for those New Year Resolution lovers, an update on our classic ...

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Look Back: Bell Works Gives Back Thank you to our Bell Works tenants and community members for participating in the second #BellWorksGivesBack Holiday Food Drive benefitting Fulfill of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Together, we donated 916 lbs. of food, which will provide 2,748 meals to those ...

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A member of the Faith in New Jersey non-profit organization will be the featured speaker on Friday, January 25th as part of Temple Shalom's Shabbat Speaker Series.   Faith in New Jersey is a multi-faith and multi-racial network of faith leaders and faith communities working together to advance a ...

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Kick Cancer Overboard and Count Basie’s Rockit Academy Team Up at Annual Holiday Party  Families Affected by Cancer Awarded Free Cruises to Bermuda Red Bank, NJ…On December 30th three families and one honeymoon couple affected by cancer were awarded free cruises at the Annual Kick Cancer ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ - At its public meeting on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, the Colts Neck Township’s Governing Body unanimously approved a Reorganization Plan for the Colts Neck Department of Public Works (DPW). It is estimated that the Township will realize an annual savings of approximately $450,000 ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – New Jersey high school students have an opportunity to prove their brain power by competing in the 2019 Central New Jersey Regional Brain Bee.  Modeled after a traditional spelling bee, the Brain Bee is a live question and answer competition in which students are quizzed about the ...

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You're Invited... to the Hearts of Hope Breakfast Your heart funds their hope!       Tuesday, February 12, 2019 8:15AM-9:30AM   Buona Sera ...

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 Colts Neck Business Association Hosts First General Meeting of 2019 with Guest Speaker Frank Somma Colts Neck, NJ- Colts Neck Business Association (CNBA) kicked off 2019 with its first general meeting on January 9, 2019, which featured motivational speaker Frank Somma. In attendance were the ...

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REMINDER:  Registration is OPEN for  Winter 2019 Recreation Programs Click Here for More Information on the below programs Click Here for Online Registration Questions?  Call the Recreation Office at 732-946-2820 ext. 1225   KARATE (ages 7-70) Fridays, January 11 - March 22, ...

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FREEHOLD –   A Monmouth County Grand Jury has returned a 47-count indictment against a local youth tennis instructor with varying charges including kidnapping, sexual assault and other misconduct involving a student and other local children, announced Prosecutor Christopher J.

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TRENTON – The New Jersey Division of Taxation reminds taxpayers to take advantage of the New Jersey Tax Amnesty program as the January 15 deadline is fast approaching. Tax Amnesty provides individuals and businesses with the opportunity to pay back taxes or file past returns with no penalties and ...

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Current Wilkes University President to Start August 1, 2019 WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – The Monmouth University Board of Trustees announced that Patrick F. Leahy, Ed.D., will serve as the university’s 10th president, effective Aug. 1, 2019. The announcement was made at an event in historic Woodrow ...

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J.P. BARTOLOMEO JOINS STIFEL IN NEW YORK CITY ST. LOUIS, December 3, 2018 – Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced that J.P. Bartolomeo, Mayor of Colts Neck, New Jersey, has joined the New York City Private Client Group office of the firm’s broker- dealer subsidiary, Stifel, Nicolaus ...

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As personal drones continue to grow in popularity, Senator Vin Gopal is working to ensure the privacy and safety of his constituents. On Monday, December 17, Senator Gopal introduced his bill (S3318) to amend current law to clarify that the crimes of invasion of privacy and trespassing include ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County, in conjunction with the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and its strategic partner, the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA), has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) in the pilot round of ...

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Holiday Event Highlights Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund (TRENTON) – New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy on Tuesday joined families that have received grants from New Jersey’s Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund, which provides financial assistance to New Jersey families ...

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Senator Vin Gopal is working to increase awareness for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and protect New Jersey residents living with this pervasive condition. On Monday, December 17, Senator Vin Gopal introduced a bill (S3300) establishing a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Police Awareness Program ...

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WASHINGTON, DC—Rep. Chris Smith’s (R-NJ) bill authorizing $430 million over four years for a comprehensive whole-of-government effort to fight sex and labor trafficking at home and abroad cleared Congress today, marking his fifth comprehensive anti-human trafficking bill to become law.   Smith ...

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In an effort to support New Jersey’s long-term care facilities and the patients they serve, Senator Vin Gopal has introduced a bill providing corporation business tax credits for these businesses. The bill (S3319) allows long-term care facilities licensed by the State to claim a credit against ...

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RED BANK, NJ – Matawan-based environmental organization NY/NJ Baykeeper has received the Monmouth County Planning Board 2018 Merit Award for its Living Shoreline in the Raritan Bay. The award, presented at the December 17 Monmouth County Planning Board meeting in Freehold, recognized the project ...

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The latest internet trend is pushing children to perform violent challenges, resulting in panic, injury and, in some instances, death. The trend, known as the “Momo Challenge,” instructs social media users to contact one of the many "Momo" accounts over Facebook, WhatsApp or other networks. The ...

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 “Alyssa’s Law” Bill to Improve School Security Clears Full Assembly, Heads to Senate Bill Would Install Silent Alarms in Schools             (TRENTON) – To better equip New Jersey schools to handle potential security emergencies such as an active shooter threat, a bill sponsored by Assembly ...

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Senator Vin Gopal is urging all eligible donors to donate blood to the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross is facing a dangerous national blood shortage and is in urgent need of blood and platelet donors to avoid delays in administering life-saving medical care to patients. Donors who ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel Hornets enjoyed their best season in over a decade during the 2018 season, finishing an outstanding 8-2 record and became the first team to make back to back NJSIAA playoff appearances since the 1990 and 1991 teams.     The regular season saw the Hornets dominate ...

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At the Home of Rabbi and Mrs. Galperin 12-8-18 7PM 2 Spring Valley Drive Holmdel Open wine bar and plenty of L’chaim Delicious Buffet Fabulous entertainment. This is a party you don’t want to miss!!

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FREEHOLD, NJ – In recognition of National Influenza Vaccination Week, Monmouth County is encouraging residents to get their flu vaccines in time for the holiday season to protect themselves, their loved ones and the public. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established ...

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 Palmer Avenue Roadway & Drainage Improvements Over the past two years the Township has worked in conjunction with the County of Monmouth on improvements to Palmer Avenue in an effort to reduce the frequency of flooding incidences that have closed sections of the roadway, preventing access ...

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You are invited to: Christmas Tree & Menorah Lighting Wednesday, December 5th @ 6:00 PM Town Hall   Join us as we welcome in the holiday season.  Come see the brand new lights light up the tree! The Holmdel girl scouts will lead us in songs as well as resident Amanda ...

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The Colts Neck Historical Preservation Committee Presents a Country Christmas at the Montrose School. Seasonal refreshments, and Holiday Music performed by the Mike Wells Trio will fill the historic Montrose one-room schoolhouse 1 – 4 p.m., Sunday, December 9. The Colts Neck Historical Preservation ...

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In an effort to address New Jersey’s extreme property tax rates, Senator Vin Gopal has introduced a bill requiring the consolidation of some of New Jersey’s smallest municipalities. The bill (S3226) would require the consolidation of municipalities with populations of less than 1,000 persons ...

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