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Happy Father's Day to all the Dads Out There!

June 19, 2021

THIS IS ONE TAPINTO READER'S MESSAGE: 

This Father’s Day, let’s take a moment from our busy schedules to honor our dads, biological or otherwise. By celebrating dads, we acknowledge all that they mean to us. As for my dad, to really understand him it is necessary to reflect on his entire life.

His beginnings were truly humble. His parents’ migration to this ...

Red Bank YMCA – Try a 3-Month Membership

RED BANK, NJ:  The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County

Is offering a 3-month “Check-it Out” Summer membership that is a great deal.

This promotion welcomes back members and those who want to check out all the fantastic programs the Y has to offer.

Here’s the terrific deal:

No Contract, No Commitment

Unlimited Fitness Classes

Outdoor ...

WATCH: Megha Ganne Meet & Greet at Swing Loose Indoor Golf in Holmdel's Bell Works

WATCH QUICK HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE EVENT IN VIDEO BELOW: 

HOLMDEL, NJ: Megha Ganne, four-time Drive, Chip & Putt national finalist who qualified for the U.S. Women’s Open, had a meet & greet at Swing Loose Indoor Golf in Bell Works on Wednesday, June 16th. Ganne is only 17 years old and is a junior at Holmdel High School. She’s committed to Stanford University ...

Holmdel's Bell Works to Host Community Fireworks July 7th.

HOLMDEL, NJ - The annual fireworks dispaly at Bell Works, 101, Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel, will be held this year! The annual celebration was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic. 

The fireworks are planned for July 7th, after sundown. 

The Fireworks show can be viewed from the parking lots at Bell Works. The event is free and open to the public. 

WATCH: Middletown Passes to Holmdel - Police Departments Participate in 38th Annual Torch Run for the Special Olympics

The 2021 Law Enforcement Torch Run a Great Success! TAPinto was on the scene in Middletown, Holmdel, Hazlet and Keyort! Watch video recap here: 

MONMOUTH COUNTY- Traffic was backed up at times on route 35 North, in the early afternoon on Friday, June 11. It was all for a great reason. It was a day of unity, teamwork, and hope, as law enforcement in Monmouth County participated in the ...

"Walking the Beat" - Brookdale Appoints Angela Kariotis as Diversity and Inclusion Director

MIDDLETOWN, NJ:  Brookdale Community College announced that Angela Kariotis was appointed as the College's first Director of Diversity and Inclusion. This position was designed to will elevate and accelerate the College’s twenty-first century vision for inclusive excellence. 

"We are fortunate to bring Angela ...

Girl Scout Gala Raises Over $155,000 to Support Leadership Opportunities for Local Youth.

Above photo: Gala honorees, former honorees, member of GSJS leadership team, GSJS board members, government officials... 

Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore:  "Together we build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place."

FARMINGDALE, NJ: On the evening of Wednesday, May 26, Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore raised over ...

JCP&L Resumes Indoor Meter Reading Following Pause During Pandemic

HOLMDEL, N.J. – Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has resumed indoor electric meter reading, a practice suspended in March 2020 for the safety of employees and the general public during the coronavirus pandemic.

While most JCP&L meters are located outdoors, customers with indoor meters likely received bills that estimated their ...

Colts Neck to Host Annual Memorial Day Parade, Bike Decorating Contest, and Ceremony.

On Monday, May 31, the Township of Colts Neck will commemorate Memorial Day with its annual Memorial Day Parade and following Ceremony at Memorial Park. The parade and ceremony combines as one of the highlights of the year, when our Colts Neck Community gathers to pay tribute to those military personals who died while on active duty. The parade begins at 10:30 am at Township Hall, 124 Cedar Drive ...

JCP&L Conducts Annual Storm Restoration Exercise, Prepares for Hurricane Season, Summer Storms.

HOLMDEL, N.J. – Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), this week completed its annual storm restoration exercise as part of preparations for hurricane season and potential severe storms that commonly occur during the summer months.

The emergency readiness training, which typically takes place at JCP&L’s Holmdel office, was ...

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Brookdale Community College honor student Heather O’Donnell has been named a 2021 Guistwhite Scholar

June 17, 2021

Monmouth County, NJ - Brookdale Community College honor student Heather O’Donnell has been named a 2021 Guistwhite Scholar and will receive a $5,000 scholarship for baccalaureate studies.

“The Guistwhite Scholarship that I have recently received as a result of my public health concerns provided me with much-welcomed help to continue my education at Rutgers University,” ...

Jim Fakult, President of JCP&L, Elected Chairman of the N.J. Chamber of Commerce

Jim Fakult, president of Jersey Central Power & Light, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., has been elected chairman of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. The move was confirmed by the Chamber Board on June 3. Fakult will serve a two-year term. 

 

Fakult has been serving as the N.J. Chamber's first vice chair for the past two years. He has been a member ...

The Barn on South Holland: A Special Place for Celebrations, Gatherings and Community Events.

June 15, 2021

HOLMDEL, NJ: There is an enchanting new event venue on South Holland Road in Holmdel. When Anthony Pesce purchased the property at 279 South Holland Road, in May 2019, he didn't even consider creating a space for private events. Pesce purchased the 9-acre property, with an older ranch style home near the front of the property, and an old barn located out ...

LGBTQ Community Celebrates 'Pride in the Park'

 The local LGBTQ community and friends and family celebrated a “Pride in the Park” event at beautiful Riverside Gardens overlooking the Navesink River, in Red Bank, on Saturday with an enthusiastic and fun crowd of over 100 enjoying the festivities. 

June celebrates Pride Month for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community to honor ...

Join the Holmdel Community in Celebrating SuperStar MEGHA GANNE'S LPGA SUCCESS! ! Hosted by Swing Loose Golf in Bell Works, June 16, 4pm.

HOLMDEL, NJ: JOIN THE HOLMDEL COMMUNITY ON JUNE 16, AT 4PM FOR AN EXCITING EVENT! GATHER WITH THE COMMUNITY AT BELL WORKS TO CELEBRATE AND CHEER FOR HOLMDEL'S MEGHA GANNE! EVERYONE WILL MEET IN FRONT OF SWING LOOSE GOLF ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, AT 4:00 PM SHARP. SWING LOOSE GOLF IS LOCATED INSIDE BELL WORKS AT 101 CRAWFORDS CORNER ROAD IN HOLMDEL. Join community members, students, elected ...

Back in Action: Colts Neck Senior Citizens Club Welcomes Folks Back on July 7th

June 7, 2021

COLTS NECK, NJ - The Colts Neck Senior Citizens Club is "Alive & Well"

The Pandemic had curtailed the activities of many organizations, including the Colts Neck Senior Citizens Club.  However, now that restrictions have eased, the group is "back in action"! 

The Memorial Day Parade was like the beginning of a new year for many Colts Neck residents.  ...

Seniors Step It Up at the YMCA

MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES, NJ: In an excellent turnout, the YMCA of Greater Monmouth County, the Ocean County YMCA and Senior Citizens Activities Network (SCAN) brought together seniors last Wednesday by hosting numerous activities including educational classes and fitness workshops.  Several programs were offered virtually for those unable to attend.

The YMCA and SCAN partnered with ...

The Arnone Report: Working for You!

June 9, 2021

Dear Monmouth County Residents,

I hope everyone enjoyed the beautiful weather this past weekend. Please remember to take advantage of these beautiful summer weekends by getting outside and supporting our local small businesses!

I have been extremely busy over the last couple of weeks and would like to provide you with an update of what I have been up to around the County.

I know that ...

Getting Ready for Summer Camp 

Summer vacation is just around the corner and for thousands of New Jersey families that means getting their children ready for a welcomed tradition after a grueling year: summer camp in the great outdoors. 

Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore and camp operators across the Garden State are busy preparing for a safe and exciting summer for children as coronavirus restrictions are lifting and ...

The Arnone Report: Working for You!

June 9, 2021

Dear Monmouth County Residents,

I hope everyone enjoyed the beautiful weather this past weekend. Please remember to take advantage of these beautiful summer weekends by getting outside and supporting our local small businesses!

I have been extremely busy over the last couple of weeks and would like to provide you with an update of what I have been up to around the County.

I know that ...

Getting Ready for Summer Camp 

Summer vacation is just around the corner and for thousands of New Jersey families that means getting their children ready for a welcomed tradition after a grueling year: summer camp in the great outdoors. 

Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore and camp operators across the Garden State are busy preparing for a safe and exciting summer for children as coronavirus restrictions are lifting and ...

Double Duty: Holmdel Administrator Cherron Rountree to be Named Executive Director for Red Bank's Redevelopment Agency

June 22, 2021

HOLMDEL, NJ - As Holmdel's Full Time Township Administrator, Cherron Rountree is busy. She may be about to get busier as Red Bank Borough is planning to hire Rountree on Wednesday as their new paid Part-Time Executive Director of the Red Bank Redevelopment Agency.

She would also serve as its Secretary for minutes as well, according to Borough Ordinance. The compensation is slated to ...

SUPPORT OUR VETERANS: WEDNESDAY PAY TRIBUTE TO 23 FORGOTTEN VETERANS.

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Join the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office, Vietnam Veterans of America NJ Shore Area Chapter 12, Manalapan Police Department, and Ocean County Sheriff’s Office, as they host a final Salute to Arms with a stop outside the Hall of Records, as the cremains of forgotten veterans will be transported in a procession leading to their interment with military ...

Hackensack Meridian Health Celebrates Inaugural Year of Nurse Practitioner Residency Program, Gathering at Monmouth University.

WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ: On June 21st at Monmouth University Campus, Hackensack Meridian Health, celebrated the first group of its Nurse Practitioner Residency Program - one of the first primary care nurse practitioner residency programs in New Jersey and one of only 36 programs in the United States to have received a grant from Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) Advanced Nursing ...

Brookdale Community College honor student Heather O’Donnell has been named a 2021 Guistwhite Scholar

June 17, 2021

Monmouth County, NJ - Brookdale Community College honor student Heather O’Donnell has been named a 2021 Guistwhite Scholar and will receive a $5,000 scholarship for baccalaureate studies.

“The Guistwhite Scholarship that I have recently received as a result of my public health concerns provided me with much-welcomed help to continue my education at Rutgers University,” ...

Jim Fakult, President of JCP&L, Elected Chairman of the N.J. Chamber of Commerce

Jim Fakult, president of Jersey Central Power & Light, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., has been elected chairman of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. The move was confirmed by the Chamber Board on June 3. Fakult will serve a two-year term. 

 

Fakult has been serving as the N.J. Chamber's first vice chair for the past two years. He has been a member ...

Obituaries

Mar 19, 1930 - Jun 7, 2021
Josephine “Irene” Dochych, 91, of Holmdel, passed away Monday at home. Irene was ...
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Nov 3, 1955 - May 20, 2021
Frank Louis Torrone, 65, of Staten Island passed away on May 20th. Frank was born and raised on ...
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Jun 16, 1949 - May 9, 2021
Beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt, and grandmother, Carol Ann Lynn, 71, of Ocean, NJ passed away ...
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Oct 29, 1950 - May 12, 2021
Ming-Kang Hou, 70, of Marlboro, New Jersey, passed away Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at Bayshore ...
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