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"Let Them Dream Big" at the Vogel in Red Bank. Support Community Youth Performing Artists, and Enjoy Show. Reserve today for Sunday, May 22.

May 17, 2022

MAY 22 • 3PM

BUY TICKETS

Tickets: $35, $25 | Limit 8 tickets per mailing address

DOORS 2PM • SHOWTIME 3PM
The Vogel • Basie Center Campus • 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank

Join the Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation as they celebrate five years of connecting children to the performing arts.

Children Funded through the Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids ...

Award-winning New Jersey Playwright Mike Sockol's Latest Work Promises A “Dangerous” Chemical Reaction

NEW JERSEY - Two would-be matchmakers think they have the discovered the secret for helping people fall in love, as long as it doesn’t kill them in the process.

The Villagers Theatre in Somerset, NJ will present a new romantic comedy by New Jersey playwright, Mike Sockol, In Danger of Falling in Love, in the Zaidi Black Box Theater for two weekends, with performances planned ...

SAVOR INDIA: A Cultural Success, Enjoyed by Hundreds in the Community.

Some of the Middletown Township Cultural and Arts Council Board Members and Executive Director Maggie O'Brien (second from the left), enjoying SAVOR INDIA at the MAC. 

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: There was definitely a Taste of India at The Middletown Arts Center (MAC), on Saturday, May 7. A successful event, "SAVOR India" brought Indian culture, arts and entertainment, ...

Nominees Revealed for 17th Annual 2022 Basie Awards

Red Bank, NJ: Nominees have been revealed for the 2022 Basie Awards, the annual celebration of Monmouth County high school theatre presented by Bank of America, taking place on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at the Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank.

Tickets for this year’s presentation are on sale now through theBASIE.org, the Basie Center box office or via phone at ...

May 1st: Holmdel’s 22nd Annual Earth Day Celebration at Bayonet Farm.

HOLMDEL, NJ --  Today, Sunday, May 1, is a special community day in Holmdel as hundreds will gather for the 22 Annual Earth Day Celebration at Bayonet Farm. Bayonet Farm, often referred to as the crown jewel of Holmdel, is located at 41 Middletown Road. The beautiful farm is preserved history, owned by all the residents of Holmdel. The event begins at noon and runs unti 5:00 ...

Middletown Arts Center Hosts 'SAVOR INDIA' Event May 7, all are welcome.

Middletown Arts Center: Where the Community & the Arts Come Together

MIDDLETOWN, NJ -  The Middletown Arts Center is excited to present SAVOR India, an immersive experience in the arts and culture of India, on Saturday, May 7, 2022, from 1–4 p.m. The event is FREE to enter and features authentic art, music and dance, with tastings of Indian cuisine and drinks for ...

Thompson Park to Host Annual Creative Arts Festival, Featuring Live Music, May 7.

The festival will feature the works of a variety of fine artists and artisans like pictured above. 

MIDDLETOWN, NJ —  Monmouth County is a great place to live, work and play! No doubt one of the best amenities is The Monmouth County Park System. In addition to all the beautiful natural elements that the parks offer, they also provide wonderful community programs that ...

Jersey Rocks for Ukraine: Fundraiser, May 15, at House of Independents Featuring Rockit Academy.

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - Jersey Rocks for Ukraine and you are invited! There is nothing like great music to bring people together for a great cause. The charity organization, Hope For Ukraine and Rockit Academy have partnered with a lot of great community leaders to host a benefit concert on Sunday, May 15, at 5pm at the House Of Independents in Asbury Park. One hundred percent of the ...

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Blood Donation Urged during April, National Donate Life Month

Every day, organ and blood marrow transplant patients require blood transfusions; a single liver transplant patient can need 20 or more units of blood. Nonprofit blood services provider Vitalant urges all who are eligible to give blood to make an appointment now to give in April, National Donate Life Month. For a limited time, Vitalant donors can also find out their COVID-19 antibody status ...

Gas Prices Reach Another Record High

May 19, 2022

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according ...

Is the Baby Formula Shortage Ending Soon? The FDA Believes it Will

NEW JERSEY: New parents have been struggling to find formula to feed their babies ever since one of the largest manufacturers of several popular powdered baby formula products in the nation was shut down in February of this year. Shelves in Monmouth County grocery stores and pharmacies have been mostly bare, but action from the FDA is providing some hope that the shortage could end within ...

New Jersey Vietnam Veteran's Remembrance Day Held on May 7th

May 19, 2022

HOLMDEL, NJ - On May 7th, Vietnam Veterans were honored in Holmdel, New Jersey.

New Jersey Vietnam Veteran's Remembrance Day holds a special place in the hearts of military and non-military families in New Jersey and the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Holmdel Township was designed in their honor. It showed on May 7th.

More than 200,000 veterans that served in Vietnam from New Jersey.

Holmdel: Green Best Management Practices Included for New Pool Approval

HOLMDEL, NJ -  The Holmdel Zoning Board met with a few timely summer items to address. Pools in particular. For residents interested in the installation of a new pool, the YouTube meeting videos provide helpful guidance in how to work with local government and the Zoning Board in particular.

On May 18th, the board reviewed pool applications requiring relief on surface ...

This is EZ: Need your license or registration renewed? How about one of those Real ID's? Holmdel's MVC Mobile Unit.

HOLMDEL, NJ: Remember driving miles to the closest Motor Vehicle location only to wait in mile long lines? Well, in a "concierge service type of way," Holmdel is bringing MVC to town, providing a mobile MVC, on May 26. Don't forget to sign up for the MVC Mobile Unit event on Thursday May 26th. You must pre-register for your spot, CLICK HERE. 

The visit by ...

Holmdel Chamber to Host Mental Health Awareness Talk at Bell Works, Tues. May 24: Featuring 3 Local Leaders Making an Impact.

HOLMDEL, NJ: May is Mental Health Awareness Month and Holmdel Chamber of Commerce will feature local leaders joining the talk on ChamberCast, Tuesday, May 24, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., main level near Bar Bella, at Bell Works, 101 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel, NJ 07733. All are welcome to attend in person and announce your business/organization on the live video podcast.

The monthly ...

Happy Mother's Day!

May 8, 2022

NEW JERSEY: HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY FROM TAPINTO! 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 version of Mother's Day was started in May, 1908 by a woman ...

Butterflies for Beautiful Maddy: 2nd Annual Fashion Show, Reserve Today for May 18. Designs Fashioned by Brookdale Community College Students.

RUMSON, NJ - Reserve today for Butterfllies for Maddy!  the 2nd Annual Fashion Show to benefit DontShockMe.org. The event is on Wednesday, May 18, from 6pm-10pm, at Windows on the Water, at Surfrider Beach Club, Sea Bright, NJ.

The fashion designs are made possible by community partner: Brookdale Community College.

Support your community and give-back to an important cause that ...

Planning a Birthday Party? Escapology in Holmdel's Bell Works Offers an Amazingly Fun Venue for the Whole Family.

WINNER – Best Escapology Franchise Worldwide
WINNER – USA Today Escape Room Award
WINNER – Top 10 Best Places to Have a Birthday Party in NJ

Escape rooms are all the rage these days and the newest form of family fun entertainment hitting NJ.  One of the leaders in this industry, Escapology, has a beautiful, fun, exciting party venue in Holmdel's Bell ...

YMCA and SCAN Join to Celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day

May 17, 2022

RED BANK, NJ – Three organizations are reaching out to older adults 55 and older in central New Jersey to celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day on May 25.

The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County, the Ocean County YMCA and Senior Citizens Activities Network (SCAN) have joined forces to bring the region’s senior citizens together in person and virtually for a ...

Colts Neck Senior Citizens Visit Historic Smithville

COLTS NECK, NJ:  Historic Smithville is known for it's charming cobblestone pathways, with over 60 unique shoppes and 6 diverse eateries. Among many enjoyable things to do, guests can ride on the train, paddle boats, or the famous carousel.   

Recently Colts Neck Senior Group took a fun trip together to Smithville and thoroughly enjoyed the day! The spring blossoms were ...

Home of the Week: 831 Grandview Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090

Check out 831 Grandview Ave in Westfield; this colonial in the Manor Park neighborhood won’t last long. With a new outdoor staircase leading to the enclosed front porch, a new roof, and other updates since 2021, you’re getting modern living with classic character. From the porch, you’ll step in to the sun filled living room with bay windows that flows into the updated kitchen ...

Camp Coconuts Open House, Sunday, May 22. Celebrating 11th Summer of Fun!

May 21, 2022

Drum roll please - it’s here!! Camp Coconuts Open House is... Sunday, May 22nd from 12 to 4 pm!

Join Camp Coconuts to learn about the amazing summer planned for the 11th season!

Awesome excursions, new programming, and dynamic team additions!

Enrollment savings are available at the open house!

Where: Hazlet Swim and Tennis Club 1766 Union Ave. Hazlet, NJ 07730

When: 12- ...

Laurel Avenue to Reopen May 22, Detour Caused by Bridge Damage

HOLMDEL, NJ - Laurel Avenue will reopen to traffic on Sunday, May 22, 2022. This is according to New Jersey Transit who notified the Township that work has been completed and the road will be open to vehicular traffic in both directions.

By way of background the emergency repair project was the result of an accident in March 2022 involving a cement truck which crashed into the ...

VIDEO: Hasbrouck Heights Scouts Clean the Community, Scholarships Awarded in South Plainfield, Rahway Educator Honored and Westfield Boy Scout Proposes Life-Saving Station

NEW JERSEY - The Girl and Boy Scouts of Hasbrouck Heights join together to clean their community. Plus, several Girl Scouts in South Plainfield receive scholarships. Also, a Rahway superintendent is honored. And a Westfield Boy Scout proposes a life-saving station near a local pond.

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you ...

Obituaries

Feb 1, 1941 - May 15, 2022
Ernie Stass, 81, of Armonk, NY passed away on Sunday, May 15th. He was born in Pyrgos, Greece in ...
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May 17, 1944 - May 16, 2022
Arthur Joseph Rescigno Jr., 77, of Marlboro, passed away peacefully late Monday ...
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Jun 11, 1930 - May 14, 2022
Frank Baglieri passed away on May 14, 2022, at the age of 91 in Brielle, NJ. In the days before his ...
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May 17, 1944 - May 16, 2022
Arthur Joseph Rescigno Jr., 77, of Marlboro, passed away peacefully late Monday ...
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