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He Has Risen! Happy Easter.

April 17, 2022

Happy Easter!

Today marks the end of Holy week for millions of Catholics/Christians around the world who are celebrating renewal of their Christian faith on Easter. The Easter celebration arrives at the culmination of Holy Week, which began in 2022, on April 10, Palm Sunday.

This weekend also marks the end of lent, a six-week period of reflection, prayer and fasting for those who ...

Passover Seder: The Most Celebrated and Loved Jewish Home Ritual

Passover began Friday evening, April 15 - when the first Seder night took place - and lasts eight days, ending on the evening of Saturday, April 23. The festival always starts on the 15th day of Nisan in the Jewish calendar which means that the date in the Gregorian calendar changes every year.

We join in celebrating Passover season with our neighbors here in Southern Ocean ...

Sunday is Palm Sunday

AROUND THE WORLD: It is hard to believe, but this Sunday, April 10, (April 17 in the Eastern Church) we celebrate Palm Sunday. You may ask "What is Palm Sunday?"  No longer in American society should we assume that all know the significance of the Holy Day on the Christian Calendar.

Palm Sunday is the day Christians celebrate the triumphal entry of Jesus ...

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Did you know these facts about St. Pat's?

Study up on these fun facts, then head out to celebrate St. Patrick's Day at a local bar or restaurant. 

According to a new survey by WalletHub, more than 52% of Americans plan some type of celebration of St. Patrick's Day, and more than 82% of celebrants will wear green.


Overall, $4.6 billion will be spent on dining, flags, clothing, and, of course, beer. Guinness ...

Lent Has Arrived: With Boundless Compassion, Love is all that counts

Reflection - March 2022, followed by a Lenten Prayer below:

Divine revelation can come through the book of nature or the book of inner experience. …from the inspiring words or example of another person, which hold up to us a mirror in which we catch sight of our own infinite potentiality and are drawn to fulfill it.  Grace: On the Journey to God, Michael ...

Who are your life shapers and influencers?

Not long ago, I read The Book of Hope. In this inspiring resource, Douglas Abrams interviews Jane Goodall, the well-known English primatologist and naturalist who made amazing discoveries about the life of chimpanzees in the Gombe jungle. Now, at age 86, Jane continues to be a vibrant speaker and activist regarding environmental concerns. Early on in the book, Jane describes ...

VIDEO: Saint Benedict School Kicks off Catholic Schools Week With Rep. Chris Smith, First in Stellar Speaker Series.

HOLMDEL, NJ:  First established in 1974, National Catholic Schools Week is observed annually at the end of January to celebrate the remarkable contributions and extraordinary value of Catholic education. This year’s theme, designated by the National Catholic Educational Association and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, is Faith, Excellence, and Service.

Marking ...

VIDEO: 'God Willing': Murphy calls to the Lord twice for legal permanence on abortions, Scharfenberger calls out killing

NEW JERSEY - In the end, the loudest voices for unborn children were the democrats who outvoted the republicans in the NJ Assembly and Senate on unfettered abortion.

With Republican leader Jon Bramnick a surprise abstention, and Middletown's Democratic Governor Murphy twice invoking God, Democrat legislators voted on Monday to permanently allow abortion access up ...

MERRY CHRISTMAS to Holmdel and Colts Neck TAPinto Readers




CHEERS TO 2022! 

Holmdel: Christmas Mass Schedule for Church of Saint Catharine

HOLMDEL, NJ: There is a new Christmas Mass Schedule at the Church of Saint Catharine in Holmdel. Please Spread the word, especially to those family and friends who may not regularly attend and missed the church announcements.

Please note the following times for celebrating the birth of Christ: 

This is the 2021 Christmas Mass Schedule:

Christmas Eve Mass, December 24: 4:00 pm, ...


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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 ...

Gas Prices Reach Another Record High

May 19, 2022

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according ...

Is the Baby Formula Shortage Ending Soon? The FDA Believes it Will

NEW JERSEY: New parents have been struggling to find formula to feed their babies ever since one of the largest manufacturers of several popular powdered baby formula products in the nation was shut down in February of this year. Shelves in Monmouth County grocery stores and pharmacies have been mostly bare, but action from the FDA is providing some hope that the shortage could end within ...

Traditional Push-In: Holmdel Fire and Rescue Company #2 Hosts Official Ribbon Cutting and Festive Community Open House.

May 22, 2022

Holmdel's Fire Department issued this statement following the Fire Station Dedication and Engine 18-77 Wetdown Day: "Holmdel Fire Rescue would like to take this time to thank the committee who put this dedication together: Deputy Chief Nicholas Rybakowski, President Brian McGraw,Vice President Adam Korda, Captain David Farrell, Joann Farrell, FF Frank Trykowski. The event ...

VIDEO: Friday's Storm Causes Major Chaos in Hazlet, Knocks Multiple Poles and Trees Down, Causing Power Outages and Traffic Safety Issues.


HAZLET, NJ: First Responders in Hazlet were more than busy Friday evening, as sudden chaos hit. Along Route 35, in Hazlet, fierce winds and pounding rain swiftly took down high wire electrical poles, trees, business signs and more. Many businesses along 35 in Hazlet were closed for business.


Many Altec trucks and ...

New Jersey Vietnam Veteran's Remembrance Day Held on May 7th

HOLMDEL, NJ - On May 7th, Vietnam Veterans were honored in Holmdel, New Jersey.

New Jersey Vietnam Veteran's Remembrance Day holds a special place in the hearts of military and non-military families in New Jersey and the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Holmdel Township was designed in their honor. It showed on May 7th.

More than 200,000 veterans that served in Vietnam from New Jersey.

Holmdel: Green Best Management Practices Included for New Pool Approval

HOLMDEL, NJ -  The Holmdel Zoning Board met with a few timely summer items to address. Pools in particular. For residents interested in the installation of a new pool, the YouTube meeting videos provide helpful guidance in how to work with local government and the Zoning Board in particular.

On May 18th, the board reviewed pool applications requiring relief on surface ...

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 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 ...

YMCA and SCAN Join to Celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day

May 17, 2022

RED BANK, NJ – Three organizations are reaching out to older adults 55 and older in central New Jersey to celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day on May 25.

The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County, the Ocean County YMCA and Senior Citizens Activities Network (SCAN) have joined forces to bring the region’s senior citizens together in person and virtually for a ...

Colts Neck Senior Citizens Visit Historic Smithville

COLTS NECK, NJ:  Historic Smithville is known for it's charming cobblestone pathways, with over 60 unique shoppes and 6 diverse eateries. Among many enjoyable things to do, guests can ride on the train, paddle boats, or the famous carousel.   

Recently Colts Neck Senior Group took a fun trip together to Smithville and thoroughly enjoyed the day! The spring blossoms were ...

Agent Spotlight: Teresa Maegerlein

Teresa Maegerlein, Broker-Associate in the Morristown office, is dedicated to getting her clients results! Her career in real estate began in 2004. Before getting into real estate, Teresa worked on Wall Street and her financial background has proven invaluable in her current work. As useful as her hard-earned savvy has been, she knows that the most important skill for a successful business is ...

Gov. Murphy Announces Efforts to Improve Access to Student Loan Forgiveness Program For Public Service Workers

May 24, 2022

EWING, NJ — There is still time to apply to a college loan forgiveness program. 

Last October, the U.S. Department of Education announced a limited Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) waiver opportunity, which temporarily waives certain program rules helping public service employees eliminate their college debt. 

Gov. Phil Murphy hosted a roundtable with U.S.

 Brookdale's Professor Olaoye Retires After 45 Years of Excellence 

Monmouth County, NJ/New York, NY - After 45 years of exemplary service to Brookdale Community College, Dr. Elaine Henry Olaoye, professor of Psychology, is retiring and embarking on a new stage in her life. She was honored at the Board of Trustees' recent meeting for her distinguished career and for the high esteem she has earned among her peers, faculty, college administrators, and the Board ...

Monmouth Park Charity Fund, 17th Annual Kentucky Derby Celebration, Wows Them All, Raises Over $300K

Monmouth Park Charity Fund - Community Giving Since 1947. 

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ -- The May 7, 2022 Monmouth Park Charity Fund 17th Annual Kentucky Derby Celebration, was once again a sold-out-success. Referred to by many supporters as "The Charity Event of the Year" the 2022's Derby Celebration went even beyond the expectations of many enthusiasts.

The event, ...


Jun 30, 1931 - May 15, 2022
June Bardel Menegus, 90, of Spring Hill, Florida, passed away on Sunday, May 15. She was born to ...
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Feb 1, 1941 - May 15, 2022
Ernie Stass, 81, of Armonk, NY passed away on Sunday, May 15th. He was born in Pyrgos, Greece in ...
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May 17, 1944 - May 16, 2022
Arthur Joseph Rescigno Jr., 77, of Marlboro, passed away peacefully late Monday ...
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Jun 11, 1930 - May 14, 2022
Frank Baglieri passed away on May 14, 2022, at the age of 91 in Brielle, NJ. In the days before his ...
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