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Our Hearts Remember

May 13, 2022

Saturday, May 14 is: The 5th Annual Vienna's Day of International SUDC Awareness; worldwide! Once again, Team Vienna is going for representation on all 7 continents! JOIN THE TEAM VIENNA MOVEMENT! You can do this in person, with the community gathering in Holmdel, or you can show your support from ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY: Many in our local community are in mourning with the very sad and shocking news that Donnalyn Giegerich-Zapcic passed away suddenly, on May 7. Donna was a friend to so many. Donnalyn had an energy force about her that was palpable. When Donnalyn walked into any room, her ...

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Ruby Lualhati Borreo  November 23, 1946 - April 21, 2022 Ruby Lualhati Borreo, at age 75 of Barnegat passed away on Thursday, April 21, 2022.  She was surrounded by her loved ones at the time of her passing. She was born to the late Amparo and Daniel Lualhati in Nagcarlan Laguna, ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Paula Hoffman Ford served the community of Holmdel for over 26 years. A public servant to countless families, Paula served as an EMT, Chief, President, and Trustee over various years.  The Holmdel First Aid Squad commented publicly today, "Paula has been a significant pillar of ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ -- The community is mourning, as reports confirm that former Manalapan High School basketball player, football star, and college player for both Yale and Monmouth University, Kyle Mullen has died on Friday.  Mullen was 24 years old. According to the U.S. Navy, Mullen was a ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: On January 30th, 2022, Joanna Friedli (nee Kourkounakis), 64 made her journey to Heaven surrounded by her loving family. Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, to Alexander and Demetria Kourkounakis, Joanna grew up in Hillside New Jersey and graduated from Hillside High School in ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: On Friday evening, January 21, Holmdel High School, hosted the 19th Annual Culinary Arts Pizza Contest Finale. Entrance to the event was $5 a person and included a drink and a slice. The event successfully raised funds for the Jack Dowd Scholarship Fund, with over 100 supporters ...

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Vienna Carly Savino was only 2 years old when she died, and physicians and researchers do not know why. Her death was categorized as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC).  SUDC is a category of death in children/adolescents/teenagers, 1-18 years old, that remains unexplained after a ...

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Michael R. DeOliveira MIDDLETOWN, NJ: More details have emerged in the tragedy that took the life of a young man early Saturday morning at the Red Bank train station. Michael DeOliveira, 15, a sophomore at Middletown South High School and a long-time soccer player for Middletown Attack, ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: On the afternoon of September 18, the large private event tenting behind the Red Barn at Bayonet Farm, in Holmdel, was full of nearly 300 people, all gathered for a memorial ceremony to honor their loved ones who had passed over the last year and a half. The special event which ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: According to a settlement  first reported by the New Jersey Law Journal, the family of 19-year-old Justin Dill, a 2016 Middletown North graduate, who tragically died in 2017, while working at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, has settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $1.7 ...

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Above photo: Madalyn "Maddy" Massabni RUMSON, NJ:  Maddy Massabni's mom Dawn Massabni, is on a mission to save lives. She wants to make sure that girls and women, and their families are aware of the symptoms and the life threat, of menstrual toxic shock syndrome (mTSS).  Dawn wants to ...

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Above photo: Dr. Declan O'Scanlon with his son, Senator Declan O'Scanlon Dr. Declan O’Scanlon, Sr., 92, of Colts Neck passed away suddenly on Thursday, September 16, 2021.  He was born in Tuam, County Galway, Ireland and came to the United States in 1955. He graduated from St. Ignatius ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The Memorial 'Run to Remember' of Ed Harris graced the grounds of Holmdel High School on Sunday. A race that was held on the very same grounds where a young Ed Harris used to run. It was a fitting tribute to a man loved by all who knew him and the hundreds who attended to honor him ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: On the eve of the 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on our country, the community of Holmdel gathered together to never forget and to always remember. The Township of Holmdel was brought to its knees in grief and prayer, on September 11, 2001 as ten beloved community ...

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147 people who were born in Monmouth County, raised in Monmouth County, or living in Monmouth County died on 9/11 as a result of the terrorist attacks that shook the nation that day. This list of names was originally compiled by Monmouth County's 9/11 Memorial Committee. Click here to view the 147 ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ - The Colts Neck Township Committee is inviting all residents to honor the lives lost in 911. Please click here for more information on attending the Colts Neck Township September 11th Commemorative Service at 6:00 p.m. As part of the Colts Neck Township September ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: The waterfront from Keyport to Manasquan will be lighting up Monmouth County's coastlines on the evening of Saturday, September 11 to “Light Up the Shore,” commemorating the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States.  Monmouth County is spearheading the ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: On Friday, September 10, at 7:00 p.m., on the eve of 911, Holmdel Township will be holding a special event commemorating the 20th anniversary of September 11th. The memorial will honor and remember of all those who lost their lives during the September 11, terrorist attacks on the ...

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This LIVE event will include stories from Gold Star Families, Veterans, First Responders and their families, whose service, courage, and sacrifice we honor. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: The National nonprofit Wreaths Across America (WAA) urges all Americans to join together on Tuesday, September 7, ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Sabrina Aasta Avellino lived in Holmdel. She was full of life, bursting with energy, laughter and song. She loved attending preschool and Pre-K at the Village School in Holmdel, and could barely contain the excitement of enjoying the sheer simple things in life. Her life was taken too ...

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Colleen K. Boylan March 23, 1945 - July 20, 2021 MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ:  Colleen K. Boylan, 76, of Spring Lake, New Jersey, passed away early Tuesday morning surrounded by her family. Colleen was born in Milwaukee, but raised in Chicago.  She attended grammar school at St Kilian’s where she ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ  - Frank J. Baker, 88, of Colts Neck, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 26th, at Applewood Medical Center, surrounded by the love of his family. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Frank graduated from Brooklyn Prep. He received his undergraduate degree from Villanova University and his MBA ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY -  William J. Bruno, 68, of Howell Township, passed away Saturday, June 19, at Jersey Shore Medical Center.  A lifelong resident of New Jersey, Bill graduated from Christian Brothers Academy and Glassboro State College (now Rowan University) before pursuing his master’s degree at ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: This month, Holmdel's Denise Wunderler, her husband Michael Savino, and their children are moving to Hershey, Pennsylvania. According to Dr. Denise Wunderler, they are moving "to begin a new start". They moved to Holmdel three and a half years ago, excited to settle in a new town with ...

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HOLMDEL – Alexander Ching’s boundless love of animals is now his legacy after the Memorial Day unveiling of a state-of-the-art dog park situated amongst the sprawling greenery of Holmdel’s historic Bayonet Farm. A spacious one-acre parcel that features separate play areas for small and large ...

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