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Please Don't Cut the Daffodils! Careless landscaping at Bayonet Farm upsets longtime Holmdel resident

May 14, 2021

HOLMDEL, NJ - It seems to be a case of landscaping 101. Cut grass, not flowers. Particularly when the flowers, daffodils to be exact, are located at the famous Bayonet Farm in Holmdel.

A new employee at Donofrio Landscaping, the vendor for Holmdel, didn't know the difference according to Holmdel officials. It didn't sit well with longtime resident and volunteer Jenny ...

Beau Ridge in Holmdel to get New Neighbors: Verde Woods is Approved by Zoning Board and for Sale

HOLMDEL, NJ - Beau Ridge, a neighborhood of 250 Holmdel homes, has been looking over its shoulder to a property next door for a couple years. Called Verde Woods, it is an 8 home subdivision to be built on 3.25 acres. The location is near the back entrance/exit of the development. It is to the right as you enter the development and is currently fully treed (see photo). It is listed for sale at 2.2 ...

Jeff Tittel, a local icon to all things green, is retiring from Sierra Club

NEW JERSEY - Jeff Tittel, a man considered to be synonymous with environmental preservation and advocacy, is retiring.

"In the 23 years that I have been with the New Jersey Sierra Club, we’ve had many accomplishments. We’ve been involved in writing and lobbying for most major environmental legislation, from the passage of the Highlands Act to the Global Warming Response Act.

Navesink Maritime Heritage Association – Come Aboard for a Bird Watching Cruise

RED BANK, NJ – This will be a great trip to learn and see the abundant wildlife on our local rivers and bay, especially for you ornithologists.

Join the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association on a 3-hour Bird Watching Cruise!

The trip will begin with a look at the bayside flats at the tip of Sandy Hook, then it’s a run to the estuary of the picturesque Navesink ...

Community Tree Recovery Day event at Bell Works.

HOLMDEL, NJ: Arbor Day is celebrated the end of April and Holmdel Township is celebrating Arbor Day by offering residents free tree seedlings!   On April 24th, the Holmdel Department of Public Works in partnership with the NJ Forest Service Nursery will be hosting a Community Tree Recovery Day event at Bell Works.

According to a press release by the Township, residents are ...

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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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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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