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UPDATE from Holmdel Police: Two have been apprehended following an early morning vehicle theft, two are still wanted.

May 13, 2022

HOLMDEL, NJ - Holmdel Police have provided an update to the early morning pursuit of a stolen vehicle. Around 1:00 a.m. early Friday morning, TAPinto received a report that a stolen vehicle pursuit in Holmdel, ended in a crash at Everett Road and Route 520, in Middletown. Four subjects fled on foot. At this time, two of the suspects have been apprehended and two are still wanted. This early ...

Goal Zero: Holmdel Police announce Traffic Safety Campaign, aimed at lowering traffic deaths, injuries, and crashes. 

Holmdel Township, NJ  - The Holmdel Township Police Department (HTPD) has initiated its own Traffic Safety Campaign aimed at lowering traffic related deaths, injuries, and crashes. This comprehensive approach is aimed at examining each area of Traffic Safety and further introduces new steps. 

Traffic deaths on our roadways have been on an unprecedented incline the past few years ...

Hornets in Action: Fast action by students, staff and police result in arrest of non-resident man with knife

HOLMDEL, NJ - The actions by quick thinking students at Holmdel High School averted crisis on Thursday. A non-resident adult male entered the parking lot with a knife in his possession related to a prior dispute. It is unknown what the dispute regarded. The issue and the arrest was addressed in a letter to the Holmdel Schools community late Thursday from Holmdel School Superintendent ...

 High Visibility Enforcement (HiVE) April Statistics from Holmdel Police Department

Holmdel Township, NJ (April 22nd 2022) - The Holmdel Township Police Department (HTPD) will continue with its “High Visibility Enforcement” (HiVE) efforts and show weekly statistics. HTPD hopes to increase awareness and reduce collisions related to speeding, distracted driving and following too close. It should be noted that these specific efforts are performed during the ...

Tragedy on Route 9 in Freehold Takes Lives of Two Teens

FREEHOLD – A single-car crash has claimed the life of two passengers in Freehold Township Tuesday evening, announced Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey.

On Tuesday April 19, 2022, at approximately 10:38 p.m., the Freehold Township Police Department responded to a report of an overturned vehicle. The subsequent investigation revealed that a 2004 Chevrolet Malibu, driven by a ...

Holmdel Police Youth Academy Now Accepting Applications

HOLMDEL, NJ - Is there an aspiring Police Officer in your house? Well, they have an opportunity to get first-hand knowledge of the important work of a Police Officer in the Police Youth Academy.

According to the Holmdel Police Department, they are now accepting applications! Their information is below:

The Holmdel Township Police Department is excited to announce that they are ...

Closed! Laurel Avenue Work is Now Underway, Seek Detours

HOLMDEL/MIDDLETOWN/HAZLET: As with so many things, we hear a message repeated but until the action commences we may not quite listen. Road detours are a great example.

Such is the case with Laurel Avenue which is now completely shut down due to a prior accident with a truck against the bridge. This was no ordinary truck this was a heavy truck which damaged at least one track for NJ ...

 High Visibility Enforcement (HiVE) April Deployments, from Holmdel Police Department

Holmdel Township, NJ (April 15th 2022) - The Holmdel Township Police Department (HTPD) will continue with its “High Visibility Enforcement” (HiVE) efforts during the week of April 18th on the below listed roadways. HTPD hopes to increase awareness and reduce collisions related to speeding, distracted driving and following too close. 

HTPD will deploy Officers on the ...

Official Ribbon Cutting for Holmdel's New Fire Station, Thursday, April 14, @4pm

HOLMDEL, NJ — The Holmdel Township Committee will be officially cutting the ribbon on the new Holmdel fire station on Thursday, April 14. The community event is set to begin at 4 p.m. at 12 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel. You can't miss the new shiny red building!  All members of the public are invited to attend.

Also, save the date: The Holmdel Fire and Rescue Company #2 is ...

Reducing the Risk: One out of Every Five College Women Are Sexually Assaulted

HOLMDEL, NJ - Anyone can be a victim of sexual assault. A particularly high risk category is young college women, many of them living away from home for the first time. Tragically, one in 5 young college women are victims of sexual violence.

Rapes that occur on college campuses are often not reported to law enforcement, so the numbers are possibly even much ...

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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 ...

Thirteen Dispensaries in New Jersey Legally Selling Cannabis to Residents and Visitors to the State, 21 and Older.

April 21, 2022

NEW JERSEY — As of Thursday, April 21, 2022, residents of New Jersey and visitors to the state 21 years and older can buy recreational cannabis and cannabis products at 13 dispensaries statewide.

According to the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC), those 13 locations are:

North Jersey:

Apothecarium, 1865 Springfield, Avenue, Maplewood
Apothecarium, 55 ...

Boat Parade and MAGA Drag the Interstate Parade Set for Saturday June 4

May 16, 2022

STAFFORD - The MAGA boat parades are back in 2022!  Readers might recall the MAGA boat parades that took place in 2020 all over the nation. 

Former Stafford Township Councilman George Williams is organizing the parade this year. It will take place on June 4. There will be a ‘MAGA Boat Parade’ and ‘MAGA Drag’ auto driving event that day.

The boat part ...

JCP&L’s 2022 Tree-Trimming Program Underway to Enhance Service Reliability

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is trimming trees across its 13-county service territory as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance electric service reliability. This year’s $40 million program will help keep power flowing to customers by helping to reduce tree-related outages, such as those that can occur during severe ...

Decision Day? Potters Farm Dementia Center on Center Stage Tonight

HOLMDEL, NJ - The farming gateway to Holmdel and Middletown is now up to the appointed members of the Holmdel Zoning Board tonight as the non-profit United Methodists dementia care center is back for approvals according to the AGENDA . The group is chaired by long time resident Ralph Blumenthal.

Block 49.02, Lots 40, 40Q and 41 in the R40-B Zone is the location where the ...

Infinite Love for Kids Fighting Cancer and Hannah Duffy Foundation Together to Host Tutu Trot 5K Run/Walk fundraiser.

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: On Sunday, June 12th, runners across the country can turn their footsteps into dollars for pediatric brain tumor research. And they can wear a tutu while they do it. 

The nonprofit, Middletown based foundation, Infinite Love for Kids Fighting Cancer is holding their 7th annual "Tutu Trot" 5K Run/Walk fundraiser. Their goal is to raise $100,000 for the ...

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 ...

Agent Spotlight: Kelly & Con Hartnett

Kelly and Con Hartnett, Sales Associates in the Livingston office, are a real estate power couple, ranking among the Top 2% of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices agents, nationwide. Kelly is an expert on the North Jersey market and one of BHHSNJ’s Certified Relocation Specialists. Whether you’re moving from the town over or crossing a few time zones, Kelly can guide you to your home of ...

Holmdel: Indian Hill Students Soar in the Continental Mathematics League Competition

May 16, 2022

HOLMDEL, NJ - Quite an impressive feat from the students at Indian Hill School in Holmdel in the 2021-2022 Continental Mathematics League Competition. In fact, according to a news release from the district, Indian Hill Student-teams rank among the best in the state and the nation.

4th, 5th, and 6th-grade students from Indian Hill Elementary School have just concluded their participation ...

Deliciousness is on the Way - 'Crumbl Cookies' to Open This Week in Holmdel, May 19.

HOLMDEL LOCATION IS PICTURED ABOVE. 

Crumble Offers Over 170 Flavors. HERE IS A VIDEO EXAMPLE OF WHAT WILL BE OFFERED IN HOLMDEL IN THE NEAR FUTURE: 

HOLMDEL, NJ - Get ready! Something scrumptious is opening soon in the Holmdel Commons, and many children and adults alike can't wait. The T is this Thursday, May 19, the new Holmdel location will open with an ...

Boat Parade and MAGA Drag the Interstate Parade Set for Saturday June 4

STAFFORD - The MAGA boat parades are back in 2022!  Readers might recall the MAGA boat parades that took place in 2020 all over the nation. 

Former Stafford Township Councilman George Williams is organizing the parade this year. It will take place on June 4. There will be a ‘MAGA Boat Parade’ and ‘MAGA Drag’ auto driving event that day.

The boat part ...

Obituaries

Aug 6, 1929 - May 13, 2022
Caroline Josephine Penczak, 92 of Brick, died on Friday, May 13. She was born in Newark to the ...
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Jun 30, 1938 - May 4, 2022
Rosemarie Reddington, 83, of Long Branch, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, May 4th surrounded ...
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Jun 9, 1932 - May 8, 2022
Carlos Da Costa Martins, 89 of Colts Neck passed Sunday morning surrounded by his family. Carlos ...
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Feb 22, 1930 - May 6, 2022
Veronica H. Gray, 92 of Colts Neck died on Friday, May 6. She was born in Lackawanna, PA in 1930 ...
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