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Pool Time: Zoning Board meets to address approvals to get in the swim

May 15, 2022

HOLMDEL, NJ - Summer is coming and for many residents, that means pools.

In Holmdel and Monmouth County, there are so many options for summer water activities. The Holmdel Swim Club is set to have a banner year with a number of improvements to the facility. The Atlantic Ocean always beckons and right in our own backyards, many homes have pools.

To build one you need a permit and, ...

Jack McGreevey, a No-Nonsense Supporter of Veterans, Dead at 93

CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12.

He was 93.

Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the 19th legislative district, serving in the legislative office since 1998. He proudly wore his ...

50-Unit Affordable Housing Apartment Project Approved by Holmdel Planning Board

HOLMDEL, NJ - A 50-unit affordable housing project on Middle Road in north Holmdel was unanimously approved by the Holmdel Planning Board on Tuesday evening. It ends a long journey for the project located at the intersection of Laurel Avenue and Middle Road. The location is at the Holmdel and Hazlet border.

 

During the public hearing for the affordable housing ...

Holmdel/Hazlet: 50-Unit Affordable Housing Project Back on Track on Laurel Avenue

HOLMDEL, NJ - A busy Holmdel Planning Board meeting is on the way with Hazlet's multiple lawsuits in the background on a 50-unit affordable housing project located at the site where many people get their pizza, sushi or stop by the deli at 625 South Laurel Avenue.

TAPinto has reported on the project last year, and it has been on hold for about a year and a half. The project is ...

Holmdel/Hazlet: Six New Homes Planned on Shared Border of Bethany Road

HOLMDEL, NJ - One of the last remaining developable properties off Bethany Road is subject of the planning board application at their on regular meeting on Tuesday May 3. The 5.33 acre property is adjacent to a NJ Transit rail line and a small portion of the property is in Hazlet.

Comprised of six separate lots and a cul-de-sac, the development is planned  by Roger Mumford ...

Holmdel Township Committee Honors Basketball Winners, Approves Sewer Rate Hikes in Regular Meeting

HOLMDEL, NJ - A fast-paced hour provided ample time for the Holmdel Township Committee to move through their agenda on Tuesday.

The meeting kicked off with a special proclamation for the third and fourth grade Mid-Monmouth girls basketball team. They were undefeated and capped off their season with a championship win over Wall Township. Mayor Buontempo read a proclamation celebrating and ...

Holmdel Charter Study Commission Ends 'Phase Three' in One Meeting, New Government Proposed

HOLMDEL, NJ - In a short meeting, the recommendation to eliminate the Holmdel Township Committee form of government has been made. 

Unanimously, The Holmdel Charter Study Commission recommends to voters to eliminate the traditional Holmdel Township Committee form of government in favor of Council-Manager. Council-Manager is a form with many similarities to nearby ...

NJ Recreational Marijuana Sales to Begin on April 21

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy says adults at least 21 years old will be able to purchase recreational marijuana and marijuana products without a medical card in New Jersey starting on April 21, 2022.

"This is a historic step in our work to create a new cannabis industry," Murphy said on Twitter.

“This is an exciting time for New ...

Holmdel Charter Study Commission Sets Meeting for Thursday for Last Phase of Government Review

HOLMDEL, NJ - Spring Break and Holy Week will coincide with the Thursday evening meeting distributed late Wednesday afternoon by the Holmdel Charter Study Commission. Holy Thursday is the same day. Passover begins Friday.

The agenda states that they are now in Phase III, the final phase, when they discuss and deliberate on forms of government and potentially decide 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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