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🦋 Butterflies for Maddy: A Garden Fashion Show in Rumson, to Benefit Toxic Shock Awareness

May 11, 2021

RUMSON, NJ: Support a fundraiser in honor of Rumson's Maddy Massabni. Nineteen-year-old Maddy Massabni died tragically and suddenly, of toxic shock syndrome, in 2017. Today, her mom Dawn, brother Georgie, and many supporters are gathering to raise funds for Toxic Shock Awareness.

Join the cause for Maddy and you can help save lives! Reserve for May 23, 2021. EDUCATION, ...

Support Local Firefighters and First Aid Squads: Drop Off Donations of Bottled Water to IMA Urgent Care and Primary Care Locations.

IMA Urgent Care and Primary Care Centers are collecting and matching bottled water donations through May 15, to benefit local firefighters and first aid squads. 

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ — IMA Urgent Care Centers and Primary Care, which has doctors' offices from Hazlet to Shrewsbury, will be collecting cases of bottled water to benefit local fire departments and first aid ...

Red Bank YMCA Partners with Clean Ocean Action, Girl Scout Brownie Troop for Shore Clean Up

RED BANK, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County joined Clean Ocean Action, over 50 YMCA Together volunteers and Girl Scout Brownie Troop 60237 picking up plastics and debris on April 17 making our beaches cleaner and safer.

They did a great job, collecting hundreds of pounds of flotsam.  Click HERE to check out the photo album to see the volunteers in action!

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Keyport Ministerium Food Pantry in Need of Donations.

KEYPORT, NJ: The Keyport Ministerium Food Pantry, located at 42 Elizabeth St Keyport, NJ 07735, is in immediate and ongoing need of food donations. The Keyport Ministerium Food Pantry provides temporary and ongoing assistance to persons residing in the Northern Bayshore area of Monmouth County. A representative of the food pantry commented, "We are in need of donations of Cereal, Rice, ...

May 1: Kevin Kret Memorial Food Drive; Easy ‘Drive Thru Drop Off’

“I am who I am. But who do I want to be?  In short, I primarily want to be close to God, a man of great faith. I know it sounds cliché, and unreal, but I honestly want to keep my beliefs no matter who I become or how much I change. I will simply try my hardest and be happy with however I turn out because God is my Providence” - Kevin Kret

To find out more about ...

Summer Bash July 19, Brookdale Community College Foundation to Celebrate Healthcare Workers and Raise Scholarship Funds.

Monmouth County, NJ - It's time to make your reservations for the July 19th Summer Bash! The Summer Bash is  Brookdale Community College Foundation's premier scholarship fundraiser event. Summer Bash will be held at 5:30 p.m., on July 19, 2021, the date celebrates the college’s 54th “Birthday.

The event supports ...

Local Artists Sponsor “Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break” a fundraiser April 30th-May 9th, 2021

RED BANK, NJ — In a compassionate effort to promote goodwill among the arts community and help feed hundreds of community members in need, more than 30 artists are sponsoring the second annual online mixed-media art auction, "Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break,” April 30th through May 9th, 2021.

These artists, among them legendary rock music and celebrity photographer Mark ...

March for the Babies: YMCA of Red Bank Teams Up with the Raritan Bay Ruckers and The Phoenix for Diapers and Essentials Drive.

RED BANK, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County, the Raritan Bay Ruckers and The Phoenix have joined forces to hold a Ruck March to help stock their baby pantry with essential items.

The Raritan Bay Ruckers is a group of people that like to strap on their rucks and put in some miles together offering ways to connect and engage.  To watch a short video on the Raritan Bay Ruckers, ...

Support Local Camp Sponsorships: YMCA Golf Annual Golf Tournament - Players and Sponsors Wanted

RED BANK, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County has announced its annual Spring Golf Tournament taking place on Monday, May 17 at the Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale, NJ.

The Y is asking for your help to enrich their children’s summer camp experiences by participating in the tournament as a player or sponsor.

All sponsorships include admission to reception, ...

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YMCA Welcomes New Board Members

May 11, 2021

SHREWSBURY, NJ — The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County is pleased to announce the addition of seven new members to its board of directors, recently elected to three-year terms.

The board is composed of 42 members who help guide the nonprofit’s strategic direction, set policy, and raise support to strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living, and social ...

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Allegations at Temple Accused of Human Trafficking 'Unfathomable' Says Murphy.

May 15, 2021

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday called allegations of human trafficking and labor abuse made against the  BAPS Temple in Robbinsville horrific and disturbing and indicated that individuals who may be victims are receiving medical care. 

Murphy's comments came a day after the FBI executed a court order action at the Temple following a class ...

UPDATE: Colonial Pipeline Restarted Operation; Normal Delivery Rate Expected the Coming Days

NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again. 

“Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal. Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue ...

NJ Woman Kindly Looks to Care for Ailing ‘Mama Fox’

WESTFIELD, NJ — An ailing mother fox spotted in a Westfield neighborhood is in for a treat, along with some treatment for its mange, thanks to a town resident. 

Susana MacLean told TAPinto she found the red fox on the grounds of her home and noticed its severe mange. Sarcoptic mange is a contagious skin condition that causes severe itching from mites.

“I decided ...

YMCA Welcomes New Board Members

May 11, 2021

SHREWSBURY, NJ — The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County is pleased to announce the addition of seven new members to its board of directors, recently elected to three-year terms.

The board is composed of 42 members who help guide the nonprofit’s strategic direction, set policy, and raise support to strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living, and social ...

Bayshore Medical Center Earns Accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers of the American College of Surgeons

HOLMDEL, NJ - Hackensack Meridian Bayshore Medical Center has received accreditation from The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program administered by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

To achieve NAPBC accreditation, a breast center demonstrates compliance with the NAPBC standards that address a center’s leadership, clinical services, research, ...

The Woman’s Exchange Presents $350,000 For Scholarships To Brookdale Community College 

Monmouth County, NJ - The Board of Directors of the Woman's Exchange of Monmouth County presented a check of $350,000 to Dr. David Stout, president of Brookdale Community College. These funds will provide scholarships over ten years to women, age 25 or older, living in Monmouth County enrolling in continuing education ...

Brookdale's Elisa Masiero Selected Top Community College Student in New Jersey 

Monmouth County - Brookdale Community College student Elisa Masiero has been named a 2021 New Century Workforce Scholar and will receive a $1,250 scholarship sponsored by The Coca-Cola Foundation and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.  

“Congratulations to Elisa Masiero for receiving the highest score in the state of New Jersey and being selected as the top community college ...

YMCA and SCAN Bringing Older Adults Together to Focus on Health and Wellness, on May 26.

May 2, 2021

MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES:  It’s been a long and often lonely year for senior citizens. From losing family and friends to the coronavirus to enduring long periods of isolation, the pandemic has impacted older adults in unimaginable ways.

But as a wave of vaccinations among the country’s most vulnerable population has occurred, three organizations are reaching out to ...

CareOne's EVP and CNO Share their Thoughts on Nurses Day 2021

May 13, 2021

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To CareOne nurses and all nurses everywhere:

Each May we celebrate the birthday of the pioneer of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. From the start of her career, Florence Nightingale was challenged with crisis such as Cholera and the trauma of war. These crises provided a deep desire to improve care and conditions for her patients. The birth of the modern ...

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Sun, May 16, 10:00 AM

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CareOne's EVP and CNO Share their Thoughts on Nurses Day 2021

May 13, 2021

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To CareOne nurses and all nurses everywhere:

Each May we celebrate the birthday of the pioneer of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. From the start of her career, Florence Nightingale was challenged with crisis such as Cholera and the trauma of war. These crises provided a deep desire to improve care and conditions for her patients. The birth of the modern ...

Summer Camp for Kids More Important Than Ever.

After more than a year of remote learning, social isolation, canceled activities and school events, summer camp in the great outdoors has never been more important for our children. 

Summer camp gives children so much of what’s been missing since the pandemic began – space to explore nature, time to connect in person with other kids and positive role models, and opportunity to ...

VIDEO: No More ‘Face Diapers’: Protesters Demand Mask Relief as Trader Joe's, Walmart, Sam's Club and Costco Start Dropping Mask Requirements

May 15, 2021

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - In what has been one of the more controversial aspects of the now receding pandemic that also fell along political lines, protesters gathered in Middletown to decry the forced use of face masks moving forward. The issue is particularly heated in relation to children who remain at extremely minimal risk of COVID-19 and are forced to wear masks inside and outside when they ...

Allegations at Temple Accused of Human Trafficking 'Unfathomable' Says Murphy.

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday called allegations of human trafficking and labor abuse made against the  BAPS Temple in Robbinsville horrific and disturbing and indicated that individuals who may be victims are receiving medical care. 

Murphy's comments came a day after the FBI executed a court order action at the Temple following a class ...

Bye Bye Covid-19: Public Health Emergency Ending Say Guv

Governor Murphy, Senate President Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker Coughlin Announce Intention to End COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Governor Extends the Public Health Emergency for Another 30-Day Period, But Will Allow It to Expire if Legislation is Enacted Within the Next Month

TRENTON – As New Jersey continues to make progress in the fight against COVID-19 and with state ...

YMCA Welcomes New Board Members

May 11, 2021

SHREWSBURY, NJ — The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County is pleased to announce the addition of seven new members to its board of directors, recently elected to three-year terms.

The board is composed of 42 members who help guide the nonprofit’s strategic direction, set policy, and raise support to strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living, and social ...

Bayshore Medical Center Earns Accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers of the American College of Surgeons

HOLMDEL, NJ - Hackensack Meridian Bayshore Medical Center has received accreditation from The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program administered by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

To achieve NAPBC accreditation, a breast center demonstrates compliance with the NAPBC standards that address a center’s leadership, clinical services, research, ...

The Woman’s Exchange Presents $350,000 For Scholarships To Brookdale Community College 

Monmouth County, NJ - The Board of Directors of the Woman's Exchange of Monmouth County presented a check of $350,000 to Dr. David Stout, president of Brookdale Community College. These funds will provide scholarships over ten years to women, age 25 or older, living in Monmouth County enrolling in continuing education ...

Obituaries

Apr 14, 1934 - May 8, 2021
John Anastos, 87, died on Saturday, May 8, 2021 in Marlton, NJ. He was born in Paterson, ...
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Jan 15, 1931 - May 6, 2021
Anna M.  (Scalzadonna)  De Sousa, 89 of Colts Neck, New Jersey died on May 6, 2021 at ...
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Nov 27, 1964 - May 7, 2021
Surrounded by Rosy’s Riveters, the strongest 56-year-old warrior peacefully fell asleep in ...
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Dec 1, 1935 - Apr 29, 2021
Philip DeStasio, 85, of Middletown, NJ passed away Thursday surrounded by his family. Philip was ...
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