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The Meaning of Memorial Day - "Freedom is Never Free" - A Vietnam Veteran's Tribute

May 29, 2022

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Memorial Day Wishes from The Barn on South Holland
Wishing everyone an enjoyable Memorial Day weekend.

Let us celebrate this holiday with colors of patriotism and gratitude toward those who gave all on behalf of our country.

God Bless America

Memorial Day, as the name ...

Learn the History of Thunder on the Beach: Sandy Hook Proving Ground

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Middletown is rich in NJ history and on May 24, at 7:00 p.m., The Middletown Township Historical Society will continue its speaker series with "Thunder on the Beach: Sandy Hook Proving Ground".  Historian Mary Rasa will be the presenting speaker. 

Located at Middletown's Sandy Hook, The Sandy Hook Proving Ground was a weapons testing facility that began ...

Monmouth County Hosts French Legion of Honor Ceremony for World War II Veteran, U.S. Private Class Edward L. Chan

Mr. Edward L. Chan (middle) was presented a Certificate of Recognition by Monmouth County officials left to right: Commissioner Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley, Commissioner Ross F. Licitra, Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone, Acting County Prosecutor Lori Linskey, County Surrogate Maureen T. Raisch and Commissioner Nick DiRocco, in honor of receiving the French Legion of Honor ...

Mayor of Flavortown, Guy Fieri Visits Middletown: provides over 400 meals to Veterans and Their Families

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Hundreds of Veterans and their families were treated to an exciting afternoon on Friday in Middletown, compliments of the Guy Fieri Foundation, founded with the mission to use food, cooking, and education to support, uplift, and encourage our communities. The Guy Fieri Foundation supports first responders through disaster relief, celebrates local heroes and ...

Bayshore Native Matthew Kalfus Serves Aboard Navy Warship

KEANSBURG, NJ – Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Kalfus, a native of Keansburg, New Jersey, serves the U.S. Navy aboard U.S. Navy warship operating out of Norfolk. Kalfus joined the Navy five years ago. Today, Kalfus serves as an operation specialist aboard USS Truxtun.

“I like to try out different things and be challenged,” said Kalfus. “That’s why I joined ...

Governor Murphy in Holmdel, Awards Hazlet and Keyport for Honoring Veterans.

Photo above: Governor Murphy presents Keyport Borough Award to Mayor Kennedy. 

HOLMDEL, NJ: In recognition of the way Hazlet Township and the Borough of Keyport honor and recognize veterans for their service, earned awards were delivered in person by Governor Phil Murphy. The award titled "We Value Our Veterans" was presented at the Veterans Day ceremony ...

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JCP&L, FirstEnergy Remind Public to Have a Safety-First Summer

With the Fourth of July fast approaching and the summer months upon us, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), and its parent company, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), are reminding the public to be cautious of potential electrical hazards associated with popular outdoor activities. Celebrating responsibly will help keep customers safe and the electricity flowing reliably this ...

More Blood Donors Needed in New Jersey, New York State to Help Overcome Critical Shortage

As record numbers of people make plans to get away for Independence Day, nonprofit blood services provider Vitalant is urging all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to help relieve a critical blood shortage, reminding the public that patient needs for both routine and emergency blood transfusions don’t take a holiday.

According to AAA estimates, a record 42 million people will ...

AAA Predicts Nearly 48 Million People to Travel July 4th Weekend

June 30, 2022

Summer travel is already in full swing and Independence Day will be no exception as AAA predicts 47.9 million people in the U.S. will travel 50 miles or more from home over the holiday weekend (June 30 – July 4). This is an increase of 3.7% over 2021, bringing travel volumes just shy of those seen in 2019. The biggest surprise – car travel – will set a new record despite ...

Jersey Shore Drowning: Victim Pulled From Water Off Belmar Beach

BELMAR, NJ—A male swimmer was taken out of the water today and reported to be non-responsive.  He was taken away in an ambulance. 

The beaches around 8th and 9th Avenues were crowded with emergency personnel and equipment.

It is very close to the same location where two elementary school girls drown 5 years ago on June 16, 2017.

Off duty lifeguards ...

Coffee with Compassion in NJ Town: How Ethan and the Bean is Making a Difference in the Special Needs Community

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - When someone walks into Ethan and the Bean, there are plenty of things they might notice. They might see the chalkboard describing the specials for that day. Or they could smell the aromatic scent of the coffee beans in the small shop. Or they could rest their eyes upon the artwork or the merchandise that hangs proudly on the wall.

But what sticks out most of ...

Viking Pest Control, Local Exterminator Offers Discount on Award-Winning Mosquito, Tick, and Spotted Lanternfly Services

June 22, 2022

Viking Pest Control (Viking Pest), an award-winning pest control company based in Basking Ridge, N.J., was rated top 10 in the country for pest control and top 5 for mosquito and termite service by Forbes Home, and best in the country for sustainability by The Spruce. In celebration of this recognition, Viking Pest is offering new customers a $50 discount on all services.

In addition to the ...

Middletown Day Scheduled for September 24

July 5, 2022

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Middletown Day will return to the Great Lawn at Croydon Hall this year on Saturday, September 24th. The community will gather to celebrate all that makes Middletown so exceptional. The 2022 festival will feature the Business and Community Showcase, as well as many familiar favorites including a food court, first responder demonstrations, live entertainment, and more!

Again ...

Middletown Township and Board of Education Agree to Hire Class III Special Law Enforcement Officers to Protect School Community

Apply By Friday, July 8th to Serve in 2022-2023 School Year

MIDDLETOWN, NJ – At the June 6th Middletown Township Committee Workshop Meeting, the Township Committee unanimously approved a shared services agreement with the Middletown Board of Education to hire Class III Special Law Enforcement Officers (SLEOs) to work in the 16 public schools to enhance the safety and security of the ...

Red Bank Classic 5k Huge Success – VIDEOS + Pictures

Red Bank, NJ: It was a great day for the 1,055 runners and supporters for yesterday’s Red Bank Classic 5k.

It was a beautiful day with a cool breeze. The youngsters had a blast in their FunRun.

Alot of sunshine greeted the participants for the 5K which returned after a 2-year hiatus due to the pandemic. Everything kicked off like clockwork with the singing of our national anthem ...

Happy Father's Day to all the Dads Out There

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 ...

Did You Know? Fireworks on the Fourth of July is a Jersey First!

July 4, 2022

NEW JERSEY: As you watch the rockets glare and bombs burst into the New Jersey skies this weekend, share this bit of Jerseyana with the people on the blanket or lawn chairs next to you.

The first “fireworks” display to celebrate the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence was ordered by George Washington himself along the banks of the Raritan River.

Yes, fireworks on the ...

Ten Fun Facts About The Fourth of July

UNITED STATES -- Many Americans will celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with backyard BBQs, picnics or a trip to the beach. But did you know that Independence Day was not a paid federal holiday until 1938, Congress changed it? (source: ACEI-Global). 

1. Thomas Jefferson was not the only author of The Declaration of Independence
While Thomas Jefferson is often called the ...

In honor of Independence Day, The Barn on South Holland in Holmdel, Gives Thanks to Those Who Fought so Bravely for our Freedom. 

This Fourth of July, we might find ourselves barbecuing, congregating with loved ones, and enjoying our precious free time with friends and loved ones. July Fourth is also a time to step back, take stock, and appreciate the deep freedoms we enjoy every day.

In honor of Independence Day, please take a moment from your picnics, parades, and fireworks displays to say thank you to those courageous ...

Colts Neck Seniors enjoy the Finger Lakes

June 20, 2022

COLTS NECK, NJ: Members of the Colts Neck Senior Citizens group, recently enjoyed a wonderful bus trip to the Finger Lakes region.  There were so many highlights that according to many on the trip, "It was difficult to choose a favorite." However, many commented that they "enjoyed a delicious lunch at the beautiful Belhurst Castle, in Geneva."

Other top contenders ...

VIDEO - Attention Golfers and Sponsors, Join SCAN for First Annual Golf Classic July 18, at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club.

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Senior Citizens Activity Network known as SCAN is Monmouth County's dynamic non-profit keeping seniors active, healthy and connected since 1988. SCAN is hosting their First Annual Golf Classic on July 18, and you are invited to join in the luxury amenities of Eagle Oaks, while enjoying the course referred to as 'a golfer's paradise'! As an ...

Agent Spotlight: Phillip Migliaccio

Phillip “Phil” Migliaccio, Sales Associate in the Morristown office, is an award-winning Realtor! With over 30 years in the real estate business, Phil has assisted hundreds of clients in their journey to become proud homeowners. Their satisfaction leads to one of his greatest attributes; his large amount of repeat customers. And it’s not just his clients who love his ...

Middletown Day Scheduled for September 24

July 5, 2022

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Middletown Day will return to the Great Lawn at Croydon Hall this year on Saturday, September 24th. The community will gather to celebrate all that makes Middletown so exceptional. The 2022 festival will feature the Business and Community Showcase, as well as many familiar favorites including a food court, first responder demonstrations, live entertainment, and more!

Again ...

Three arrested in connection to alleged credit card theft at Holmdel's Best Buy

HOLMDEL, NJ - On Friday, three individuals were arrested in connection with alleged fraudulent credit card purchases, at a Best Buy, located in the Commons Shopping Center in Holmdel. 

The individuals left prior to the arrival of patrol officers, but employees were able to provide a vehicle description. A vehicle matching the description was located on Route 35 and Laurel Avenue ...

Did You Know? Fireworks on the Fourth of July is a Jersey First!

NEW JERSEY: As you watch the rockets glare and bombs burst into the New Jersey skies this weekend, share this bit of Jerseyana with the people on the blanket or lawn chairs next to you.

The first “fireworks” display to celebrate the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence was ordered by George Washington himself along the banks of the Raritan River.

Yes, fireworks on the ...

Viking Pest Control, Local Exterminator Offers Discount on Award-Winning Mosquito, Tick, and Spotted Lanternfly Services

June 22, 2022

Viking Pest Control (Viking Pest), an award-winning pest control company based in Basking Ridge, N.J., was rated top 10 in the country for pest control and top 5 for mosquito and termite service by Forbes Home, and best in the country for sustainability by The Spruce. In celebration of this recognition, Viking Pest is offering new customers a $50 discount on all services.

In addition to the ...

Obituaries

Sep 20, 1936 - Jun 28, 2022
Joanna Helen (nee Yandola) McCartin, 85, of Tinton Falls, NJ passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, ...
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Mar 14, 1974 - Jun 22, 2022
Bruce Thomas Rutherford II, 48, of Manalapan, passed away in New York City, Wednesday. Bruce was ...
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Aug 10, 1932 - Jun 22, 2022
Dr. Gérard Breton, 89, of Holmdel, NJ passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2022.  He is ...
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Sep 5, 1930 - Jun 22, 2022
Anna Boffa, 91 of Monroe Township, died on Wednesday, June 22. She was born in 1930 to the late ...
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