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A Great Donut for a Great Cause

June 2, 2020

Avery Pawlak, junior at Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School, has launched a fundraiser benefiting the patients of St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and the frontline healthcare workers of Monmouth Medical Center. 

In a time of desperation and the world’s focus on Covid-19, Pawlak has realized cancer centers may not be receiving the proper amount of donations.

Hip New Jersey: NJ's Star-Studded one hour telethon Sunday, May 31, at 8PM to Benefit New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hip New Jersey Stays Home to Benefit the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund

Telethon Features a Star-Studded Group of NJ Musicians, Athletes, Personalities and More

Hip New Jersey, the Garden State’s premier lifestyle television series, and News ...

Holmdel 7th Graders are Helping Families in Times of Need

TAPinto Spotlight on an amazing Holmdel 7th graders! The article below is being featured as part of the  Talk About the Good  campaign.

HOLMDEL, NJ: Ishani Singh & Nicole Kaneare are both 7th graders residing in Holmdel, New Jersey. They reached out to TAPinto Holmdel: "We were heartbroken to read an article regarding the recent food drive in Egg Harbor ...

Sweet! OceanFirst Bank Funds 10,000 Boxes of Girl Scout Cookie donations for families served by Fulfill

The article below is being featured as part of the  Talk About the Good  campaign.

OceanFirst Bank Funds 10,000 Boxes of Love, Challenges Businesses to Join the Cookie Cause’ 

NEPTUNE, NJ (May 14, 2020) – Imagine you are one of the families served by Fulfill, and in your box of groceries you also find a delicious box of 'Americana ...

Tracey and Jon Stewart donate first harvest of Hockhockson Farm Foundation to Lunch Break

 

Red Bank, NJ — The Hockhockson Farm Foundation, the charitable initiative of Tracey and Jon Stewart, recently announced their newest endeavor, The Fields at Hockhockson Farm, and it couldn’t have come at a more crucial time.

“One of the most important things we can do to boost our immune systems is to eat a healthy diet with fresh fruits and ...

May 16th: Support the 3rd Annual Vienna’s Day of International SUDC Awareness, “Dr. Mike Superhero” Savino Battled COVID-19 to Continue Legacy for his Daughter

HOLMDEL, NJ: Once again leading the global effort in SUDC (Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood) awareness and education, Vienna’s mom Dr. Denise Wunderler and Team Vienna 4 SUDC Awareness Inc., announce their 3rd Annual Vienna’s Day of International SUDC Awareness. In honor of Vienna Carly Savino and all SUDC kids gone too soon, the nonprofit is striving again to have ...

Local Artists Sponsoring “Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break” fundraiser Through May 17th

The article below is being featured as part of the  Talk About the Good  campaign.

In a compassionate effort to promote goodwill among the arts community and help feed hundreds of community members in need, 35 artists are sponsoring an online mixed-media art auction, "Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break,” now through 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 17th. 

These ...

The Country Day School of Colts Neck Continues to Collect and Deliver Food Donations for LunchBreak

COLTS NECK, NJ: In April, The Country Day School of Colts Neck collected and delivered over 200 pounds of food to donate to LunchBreak!  CDSCN is continuing to collect non-perishable food items for LunchBreak. Donations can be dropped off in the large bin located outside of CDSCN, 293 Route 34, Colts Neck, NJ 07722.  For more information about The Country Day School of ...

Collier Youth Services, Save the Date, June 11th Virtual Gala, Donate to Collier Cares Fund Today!












































Dear Collier Friend,

Thank you so much to everyone who has donated ...

Murphy Bobbleheads Helping Raise Money For Charity

The governor who keeps calling out knuckleheads is now a bobblehead.

The Gov. Phil Murphy bobblehead has been unveiled by the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in Milwaukee, Wis.

The bobbleheads come adorned with Murphy's oft-repeated words during the COVID-19 pandemic: Stay at home.

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum will be donating $5 from every Gov. Murphy ...

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Imagine Battling Cancer and Covid-19: Support the American Cancer Society

May 30, 2020

Dear TAPinto Readers:

I’m a volunteer for the American Cancer Society, writing on behalf of cancer survivors and their caregivers. I write out of concern for this sector of the population because of the effect Covid-19 has had on them. Eleven percent of New Jersey’s Covid fatalities have been individuals who were already battling cancer, then later contracted the virus. This ...

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Vitalant Begins Testing All Blood Donations for Antibodies to COVID-19

Today, Vitalant became the first national blood bank to test all blood donations for antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The nation’s largest independent, nonprofit blood collector—serving hospital patients in the New Jersey and New York region—is providing the test results to donors who complete successful blood donations, which are critically ...

VIDEO: NJ Black Lives Matter March, Peaceful and Prayerful

June 5, 2020

 

New Jersey-- An estimated 1,500 people gathered, prayed, chanted, and displayed their outrage over George Floyd's death, but the crowd spoke the loudest when it said nothing at all for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. That is the amount of time that co-organizer Morghan Johnson asked the crowd to remain silent for, representing the amount of time a Minneapolis police officer kept ...

Farmers Against Hunger, More Heroes in the Pandemic

 

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Farmers are a demographic that many may not have thought of as being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But New Jersey-centered organization Farmers Against Hunger has been helping local farmers as well as people in need during this difficult time. Since the pandemic started ten weeks ago, Farmers Against Hunger has donated 300,000 pounds of fruit, vegetables, ...

VIDEO: Traveling Swan Family Spotted on Silver Lake in Belmar

Below is the video, courtesy of Belmar’s multimedia director John Sabia.

 

JERSEY SHORE — A family of swans on Silver Lake captured the public’s attention this week — and even starred in their own Belmar video.

But is seems that since the adult pair of swans and their cygnets were waddling southbound down the boardwalk on May 28 — escorted in the ...

844-ReachNJ Helping New Jersey Residents 24/7 with Substance Abuse

June 5, 2020

Trained Counselors Connect Callers to Treatment 

June 4, 2020

(TRENTON) – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson reminded residents struggling with substance use that they can call 1-844-ReachNJ to speak with live trained counselors ready to offer assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

“We want to remind people struggling with ...

Assemblyman Scharfenberger Slams Property Tax Surcharge Bond Bill

Middletown, N.J. – What we have here is; failure for New Jersey to operate - yet again, according to Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger (R-Monmouth) who decries another excusable course of action, fresh off of the recent toll hikes pursued by the Murphy Administration as New Jersey’s Legislature will decide on bill A-4175 Thursday (June 4th) ...

NJ SHARING NETWORK INSPIRED THOUSANDS OF ONLINE VIEWERS DURING LIVE CELEBRATION OF LIFE PROGRAM

5K Starter Horn sounded by Keyport resident Dawn Burke, a lung transplant recipient.

NEW JERSEY: On Sunday, May 17, NJ Sharing Network, the non-profit organization responsible for the recovery and placement of donated organs and tissue for those in need of a life-saving transplant, inspired thousands of supporters from all over the world during its LIVE Celebration of Life ...

Important Election Update: July 7, 2020 Primary Election will be Conducted Primarily by Mail, per Executive Order

The Monmouth County Clerk's Office has been advised by the New Jersey Secretary of State that the commencement of the mailing of Vote by Mail Ballots for the 2020 Primary Election to registered and active civilian Republican and Democratic voters will be Friday, June 12, 2020.

Per Executive Order, the County Clerk’s Office has provided a postage-paid envelope for the return of the ...

Anchor Care's Visiting Tent Keeps Loved Ones Connected

June 5, 2020

 

HAZLET, NJ: During the COVID-19 crisis, where visiting loved ones in care facilities has not been possible, Anchor Care and Rehabilitation Center since April, has provided a Visiting Tent, to keep residents safely connected to family. 

Following pandemic guidelines, an enclosed tent was erected up against large windows of the care center. Comfortable ...

Visiting Physician Services: House Call Heroes, a Lifeline for Homebound Elderly

“It’s more than just medical care we are providing. We form bonds with patients and those who care for them at home. You become like family and you put your heart, mind and soul into it every day.” Dr. Sara Leonard 

Holmdel, NJ  - It’s 7:15 am and Dr. Sara Leonard prepares for the day’s visits:  

Take temperature. Check. Complete ...

Grab a cup of coffee and catch-up with Beacon of Life, June 3rd, 10AM

Get your coffee or tea on and join Beacon of Life for some great conversation and reconnecting! 

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Just like always, Beacon of Life, A Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, has been here for you! Yes, it's been different, without all the fun social gatherings Beacon of Life normally hosts, but the care and connection has remained Beacon of Life ...

Opinion: Visiting a Re-Opened Mall in Georgia, a Glimpse of NJ’s Future ?

May 26, 2020

In the not-so-distant future, our corona-closed world will gradually re-open, allowing New Jerseyans the freedom to shop out, to dine in and to basically do anything that’s not based in our living rooms. 

To most the liberation may seem like the end of World War II and in many ways it is, but there are some catches to this re-opening; changes in protocols and attitudes that ...

Voter ID - The Time is Now

Voter I.D. - The Time is Now!

 

Several years ago, I received a panicked text from a friend of mine who had just finished voting and was appalled that the poll worker did not ask to see photo identification.  When I informed him that they could not, by law ask for identification, he was shocked – and with good reason.  With the stakes extremely high in elections at ...

Opinion: Visiting a Re-Opened Mall in Georgia, a Glimpse of NJ’s Future ?

May 26, 2020

In the not-so-distant future, our corona-closed world will gradually re-open, allowing New Jerseyans the freedom to shop out, to dine in and to basically do anything that’s not based in our living rooms. 

To most the liberation may seem like the end of World War II and in many ways it is, but there are some catches to this re-opening; changes in protocols and attitudes that ...

Voter ID - The Time is Now

Voter I.D. - The Time is Now!

 

Several years ago, I received a panicked text from a friend of mine who had just finished voting and was appalled that the poll worker did not ask to see photo identification.  When I informed him that they could not, by law ask for identification, he was shocked – and with good reason.  With the stakes extremely high in elections at ...

How to Survive a Department of Labor Audit

Business Enhancement Services & Training Consulting Owner and founder Sherilyn Przelomski, SHRM-SCP brings more than 20 years of HR and business consulting experience to her clients. Her expertise includes professional HR consulting services in the areas of recruitment of professional employees, benefits management, salary administration and job classification, training and development, ...

Greg Buontempo and Ron Emma lose lawsuit against Monmouth County Clerk Christine Hanlon

June 5, 2020

HOLMDEL, NJ - The New Jersey Superior Court just threw out a lawsuit that was filed by Holmdel Committee primary hopefuls Greg Buontempo and Ronald Emma.  Their attorney was Thaddeus Maciag out of Mercer County.

The lawsuit was filed against the Co-Chair of the Monmouth County Republican Organization, Christine Hanlon. Hanlon serves as the Monmouth County Clerk ...

Kids Canoe!  Paddle the Navesink and Swimming River this Summer!

RED BANK, NJ: It's official: RIVER RANGERS is back for 2020!

“Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.”  Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows.

The Governor has declared that day camps may resume from July 6th so NMHA is pleased to announce its award-winning River Rangers ...

Anchor Care's Visiting Tent Keeps Loved Ones Connected

 

HAZLET, NJ: During the COVID-19 crisis, where visiting loved ones in care facilities has not been possible, Anchor Care and Rehabilitation Center since April, has provided a Visiting Tent, to keep residents safely connected to family. 

Following pandemic guidelines, an enclosed tent was erected up against large windows of the care center. Comfortable ...

844-ReachNJ Helping New Jersey Residents 24/7 with Substance Abuse

June 5, 2020

Trained Counselors Connect Callers to Treatment 

June 4, 2020

(TRENTON) – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson reminded residents struggling with substance use that they can call 1-844-ReachNJ to speak with live trained counselors ready to offer assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

“We want to remind people struggling with ...

Assemblyman Scharfenberger Slams Property Tax Surcharge Bond Bill

Middletown, N.J. – What we have here is; failure for New Jersey to operate - yet again, according to Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger (R-Monmouth) who decries another excusable course of action, fresh off of the recent toll hikes pursued by the Murphy Administration as New Jersey’s Legislature will decide on bill A-4175 Thursday (June 4th) ...

NJ SHARING NETWORK INSPIRED THOUSANDS OF ONLINE VIEWERS DURING LIVE CELEBRATION OF LIFE PROGRAM

5K Starter Horn sounded by Keyport resident Dawn Burke, a lung transplant recipient.

NEW JERSEY: On Sunday, May 17, NJ Sharing Network, the non-profit organization responsible for the recovery and placement of donated organs and tissue for those in need of a life-saving transplant, inspired thousands of supporters from all over the world during its LIVE Celebration of Life ...

Obituaries

Jun 4, 1947 - Jun 1, 2020
William Michael (“Mike”) Jallick, 72, Tinton Falls, passed away peacefully Monday, June ...
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May 10, 1934 - May 29, 2020
Joseph J. Yeninas, a newspaper illustrator and cartoonist who worked for The Associated Press and ...
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Dec 21, 1932 - Jun 26, 2020
Josephine P. Allocco, age 87, passed away peacefully at her home in Holmdel on Tuesday, May ...
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Oct 16, 1948 - May 24, 2020
It is with great sadness that the Cecero Family announce the passing of Anthony Cecero, age 71, of ...
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