Monmouth News

September 19, 2018

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page.   Head over to your county parks for some fun!  There’s plenty to choose from - an evening of square dancing, a day in the gardens of Winterthur, and so much more!   Here are the details:   Open House Barn Dance from 7-9:30 ...

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RED BANK, NJ - Two main components exist in an ecosystem: abiotic and biotic. The abiotic components of any ecosystem are the properties of the environment; the biotic components are the life forms that occupy a given ecosystem. When one is out of balance, it affects the other. If you’ve been ...

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RED BANK, NJ - The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will be hosting three public meetings and a webinar to discuss feedback that we have received from a recently published Call for Information and Nominations (Call) for potential offshore wind energy leasing and development in the New York ...

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WALL, NJ — Tomorrow will be the last day until next spring motorists can stop at the Monmouth Service Area at milepost 100 on the Garden State Parkway. Beginning on Saturday, September 8, the Wall-based rest stop will be closed for about 10 months to make way for the construction of a new ...

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Matawan, NJ—It was a full house at NY/NJ Baykeeper’s gala Ribbon-Cutting and Open House as the nonprofit organization celebrated the opening of its new headquarters in Matawan on August 30. The new headquarters will enable NY/NJ Baykeeper to continue its mission of improving water quality in the ...

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                                                                                I remember watching this race as a kid - great fun! From the Inboard – Hydroplane Regatta ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - Monmouth Beach Police reporting that Patten Avenue Bridge had a shutdown due to two boat fires. Reports are that the boats are from Patten Point Yacht Club. The smoke was visible from Seven Presidents Park seen in this story.  

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MONMOUTH, NJ - On Friday, July 27th the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders held a dedication ceremony of the "Senator Joseph M. Kyrillos Bridge" in recognition of Senator Kyrillos's thirty years of dedicated service to Monmouth County and the State of New Jersey.  The unanimously ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is leading the initiative to preserve historic photos from the now defunct Red Bank Register newspaper. Under her leadership, the County Clerk Division of Archives has established a process to preserve the negatives and ...

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TRENTON –  Area beach goers can breath easier in more places under legislation signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy. It bans smoking from all public beaches and, significantly, state, county and municipal parks. In a press conference today the Governor joined Senator Sweeney, Long Branch ...

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OCEANPORT, N.J. — Trainer Jorge Navarro tied his own record with five winners on the July 8 Monmouth Park card, falling short of setting a new mark only because his other starter on the day finished third. The track’s leading trainer with 35 wins from 86 starters, Navarro matched the record for ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - Now that summer is coming into full swing with gorgeous weekend weather, we can all use a good reminder of critical safety information. TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck connected with local Holmdel State Farm Agent Lauren Leo. “Whether you’re splashing around in a public pool ...

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The Liberty Hose Red Bank Firefighter House will hold a Car Show at the White St. parking lot Red Bank NJ. Door prizes!, gift bags!, food!, deejay and twenty 5 foot trophies for overall!  $15.00 for pre-registration, $20.00 day of show. All Registration is Mandatory

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FREEHOLD, NJ – Faith-based initiatives gained a major foothold in the county recently through action of the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders. These initiatives benefit from the deep networks and even deeper commitment of faith-based groups. They leverage the shared talent, knowledge and ...

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TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck in Collaboration with GritandSoul. Stories of lives lived boldly...told from a mother's heart...   I grew up in suburban Middletown, New Jersey, one of four siblings born into a strict, working class Catholic family. After graduating from Kean College, I ...

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BELMAR, NJ — A male body was found Saturday morning under the Belmar boardwalk at Ninth Avenue, according to reports. While the Monmouth County Medical Examiner's Office was at the scene on Ocean Avenue at about 8:15 a.m. on June 16, a spokesman for the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office ...

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UPPER FREEHOLD, N.J. — The “most beautiful horse to race at Freehold Raceway” now has a new career, and he did very well at the Jersey Classic Horse Show, held June 8 to 10 at the Horse Park of New Jersey (HPNJ). Helene Gregory, track photographer, recalls that Kings Point Grad raced a lot at ...

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OCEANPORT, N.J. — Joe Pierce, Jr., a fixture in the Monmouth Park training ranks since the late 1960s, died Thursday, June 7, 2018 following a lengthy illness. He was 90 years old. The son of a trainer, Pierce took out his training license in 1956 and saddled 2,256 winners with earnings of ...

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Red Bank, NJ: Riverview Medical Center hosted a very special ceremony on Wednesday, May 23, to honor all veterans with special recognition for fallen military heroes and their loved ones. At the front of the room for all to view was a table set for the unknown soldier.  The set table was met with ...

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OCEANPORT, N.J. — Kellyn Gorder's Draxhall Woods, who has been wintering at Fair Grounds, was the first horse to arrive at Monmouth Park when the back stretch opened in preparation for the 2018 season. Veteran trainer Greg Sacco was on the halter when the gelding arrived to race for the 62nd ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Mention Fran Hines’ name anywhere in Belmar and there is certain to be someone there who knows him — whether it was when he worked for the borough’s public works department or for his ongoing volunteer service with the Belmar First Aid Squad. But in recent years, Hines is becoming ...

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BELMAR, NJ — A baby seal waddled its way onto the Fifth Avenue beach earlier today to enjoy one of the warmest days of spring so far. Around noon on April 12, photographer Nancy Orlowski took these snapshots, which have also been posted on the Belmar Facebook page where it states that the ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ: The Colts Neck Inn hosted this month's Colts Neck Seniors Club Meeting, honoring the 100th birthday of member Sam Citto. Monmouth County Freeholder Deputy Director Lillian Burry said, "In toasting an individual, the Italians say, 'Cent Anni!'  Translated it means; 'We wish you one ...

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 OCEANPORT, NJ — A Veterans’ Connection Office has opened at Fort Monmouth, providing veterans and their dependents with convenient access and assistance to services and benefits. The satellite office’s staff offers help in applying for service-connected compensation and benefits and other ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — As the sun played hide and seek with the clouds yesterday afternoon, the Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick's Day Parade marched down Main Street — in step with Irish tradition and community spirit. Thousands of visitors converged on March 4 upon this popular beach destination — ...

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SPRING LAKE, NJ — In neighboring Spring Lake, a baby seal made its way onto the beach near the north end pavilion early this afternoon. Photographer Nancy Orlowski discovered the harbor seal pup near the jetty situated just south of the pavilion on Ocean Avenue at Ludlow Avenue. The seal’s ...

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NJ — If it seems like everyone in New Jersey moves to Florida when it’s time to retire, there’s good reason. In a new study, finance website WalletHub ranks New Jersey the second worst state to retire in. Only Kentucky was ranked lower. Florida, on the other hand, was ranked no. 1. WalletHub ...

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LONG BRANCH – What was supposed to be time of reflection, renewal and looking to the future became an evening of horror for a Long Branch couple. With about fifteen minutes remaining in 2017, a 911 call came in about shots being fired. Police arrived on the scene about a minute later. The son, ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel community is quickly rallying around fellow resident Christian Kraus after he suffered significant injuries in a car accident earlier this month in Holmdel. He and his wife have a four year old and a six year old who attends Holmdel schools. Christian is well known as a ...

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Barbara A. Metzger, 50, of Holmdel, passed away Sunday, December 3rd at home. Born in Brooklyn, Barbara was raised in Atlantic Highlands and lived in Bradley Beach before moving to Holmdel 25 years ago. Barbara graduated from Monmouth University. She loved starting a new career as a Marketing ...

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