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Roll Back the Stone and Awaken Me on Easter Sunday.

April 4, 2021

An Easter Poem 

Awaken Me  

Risen One,

come, meet me

in the garden of my life.

Lure me into elation.

Revive my silent hope.

Coax my dormant dreams.

Raise up my neglected gratitude.

Entice my tired enthusiasm.

Give life to my faltering relationships.

Roll back the stone of my indifference.

Unwrap the deadness in my spiritual life.

Impart ...

Passover 2021 is soon. Chabad Jewish Center of Holmdel Offers Seder To Go Kit.

Dear Friends,

YES! This year Passover is early!! Are Jewish holidays ever on time??

With Purim behind us. Passover 2021 is around the corner, beginning on March 27th, less than 3 weeks from today!!!

We are excited to celebrate with you once again!

To help you get ready, we've combed our site and collected the answers to the top four questions YOU may ...

As the snow melts, it's a good time to blossom out of our pandemic caves.

March Reflection by Sr. Joyce Rupp

Here in Iowa the strong sunshine is melting our mountains of snow. Eventually those enormous mounds will become little hills, then tufts, and finally disappear altogether. I have enjoyed this process every year and never cease to marvel at how a zillion ice particles are converted into flowing streams and deep puddles. Our inner transformation follows a ...

Let's Celebrate Purim. All are Welcome.

Purim will look a little different this year,

Let's celebrate safely.

Socially distance Megillah Reading on Thursday February 25, 6:15 PM at the Holmdel Community Center Space is limited RSVP required.

Megillah Reading Slide Show
To Go Boxed Dinner to enjoy in the comfort of your home
RSVP only
Social Distance Soulfully Close
Free of Charge 

Get involved, ...

✝️ Ash Wednesday Begins Lent - A Message from Bishop O’Connell, Invitation to Join the Virtual Lenten Journey, Stream the Stations.

  Bishop O'Connell

The season of Lent has arrived, and with it the importance of prayer and penance become a special focus of our attention once again as we “journey to Jerusalem” with our Lord Jesus Christ. 

Ash Wednesday with the Bishop Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., will lead a videotaped liturgical service and deliver a homily for Ash Wednesday ...

Chabad House Invites You to a Special Evening With Rabbi Manis Friedman, Jan. 23.

Join Chabad House for a special evening with 

 World-renowned author, counselor, lecturer & philosopher  RABBI MANIS FRIEDMAN 

 Topic: ONE PEOPLE ONE SOUL ONE LAND

Saturday evening, January 23rd at 7:00 PM

Reply here by email and receive the Zoom Link

Wishing You a Very Merry Christmas.

Sensing a Vast Unity 

As I stand in my own small space of the planet

reveling in the power and beauty of the heavens, 

I feel a great unity with all beings.

I know that somewhere there is a herdsman

in the Sahara Desert who is also gazing

at the stars of our common universe.

I know there is a lamb in New Zealand

romping in sunlight that also bathes my skin.

I ...

Naughty or Nice: Santa in the State's Crosshairs with A Christmas and Hanukah Restrictions List

Santa Visit, Parades, Caroling, Family Gatherings, Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting all Make the List of Mandatory or Suggested Changes as COVID-19 Rates of Transmissions Recently Fall to 1.11%. During the height of the pandemic the rate of transmission was 5.31%. The rate of transmission tracks whether the outbreak is increasing or declining.

TRENTON, NJ - While the rate of ...

Jewish woman’s circle invites you to paint and pouring. 

Create a beautiful tray and sip delicious wine.

Monday November 16th at 7:30 PM. 

RSVP for zoom link and details to receive the materials needed.

Whose footprints have influenced your path of life?

Reflection - November 2020
Some people come into our lives and leave footprints on our hearts 
and we are never the same.   (Flavia Weedn)

When November arrives, a surge of gratitude comes with it. I relish the thin veil of the Celtic tradition assuring us that the ancestors will approach close by on the eve of October 31st.  The feast of All Saints on the following day also ...

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Allegations at Temple Accused of Human Trafficking 'Unfathomable' Says Murphy.

May 15, 2021

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday called allegations of human trafficking and labor abuse made against the  BAPS Temple in Robbinsville horrific and disturbing and indicated that individuals who may be victims are receiving medical care. 

Murphy's comments came a day after the FBI executed a court order action at the Temple following a class ...

UPDATE: Colonial Pipeline Restarted Operation; Normal Delivery Rate Expected the Coming Days

NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again. 

“Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal. Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue ...

NJ Woman Kindly Looks to Care for Ailing ‘Mama Fox’

WESTFIELD, NJ — An ailing mother fox spotted in a Westfield neighborhood is in for a treat, along with some treatment for its mange, thanks to a town resident. 

Susana MacLean told TAPinto she found the red fox on the grounds of her home and noticed its severe mange. Sarcoptic mange is a contagious skin condition that causes severe itching from mites.

“I decided ...

YMCA Welcomes New Board Members

May 11, 2021

SHREWSBURY, NJ — The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County is pleased to announce the addition of seven new members to its board of directors, recently elected to three-year terms.

The board is composed of 42 members who help guide the nonprofit’s strategic direction, set policy, and raise support to strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living, and social ...

Bayshore Medical Center Earns Accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers of the American College of Surgeons

HOLMDEL, NJ - Hackensack Meridian Bayshore Medical Center has received accreditation from The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program administered by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

To achieve NAPBC accreditation, a breast center demonstrates compliance with the NAPBC standards that address a center’s leadership, clinical services, research, ...

The Woman’s Exchange Presents $350,000 For Scholarships To Brookdale Community College 

Monmouth County, NJ - The Board of Directors of the Woman's Exchange of Monmouth County presented a check of $350,000 to Dr. David Stout, president of Brookdale Community College. These funds will provide scholarships over ten years to women, age 25 or older, living in Monmouth County enrolling in continuing education ...

Brookdale's Elisa Masiero Selected Top Community College Student in New Jersey 

Monmouth County - Brookdale Community College student Elisa Masiero has been named a 2021 New Century Workforce Scholar and will receive a $1,250 scholarship sponsored by The Coca-Cola Foundation and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.  

“Congratulations to Elisa Masiero for receiving the highest score in the state of New Jersey and being selected as the top community college ...

YMCA and SCAN Bringing Older Adults Together to Focus on Health and Wellness, on May 26.

May 2, 2021

MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES:  It’s been a long and often lonely year for senior citizens. From losing family and friends to the coronavirus to enduring long periods of isolation, the pandemic has impacted older adults in unimaginable ways.

But as a wave of vaccinations among the country’s most vulnerable population has occurred, three organizations are reaching out to ...

CareOne's EVP and CNO Share their Thoughts on Nurses Day 2021

May 13, 2021

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To CareOne nurses and all nurses everywhere:

Each May we celebrate the birthday of the pioneer of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. From the start of her career, Florence Nightingale was challenged with crisis such as Cholera and the trauma of war. These crises provided a deep desire to improve care and conditions for her patients. The birth of the modern ...

CareOne's EVP and CNO Share their Thoughts on Nurses Day 2021

May 13, 2021

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To CareOne nurses and all nurses everywhere:

Each May we celebrate the birthday of the pioneer of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. From the start of her career, Florence Nightingale was challenged with crisis such as Cholera and the trauma of war. These crises provided a deep desire to improve care and conditions for her patients. The birth of the modern ...

Summer Camp for Kids More Important Than Ever.

After more than a year of remote learning, social isolation, canceled activities and school events, summer camp in the great outdoors has never been more important for our children. 

Summer camp gives children so much of what’s been missing since the pandemic began – space to explore nature, time to connect in person with other kids and positive role models, and opportunity to ...

Holmdel Candidates Forum: Citizens for Informed Land Use Host Professional YouTube Event

May 17, 2021

HOLMDEL, NJ - A mainly civil discussion was held on Monday, Moderated by CILU, it was hosted by Co-Presidents Karen Strickland and Regina Criscione. Guests were the two Republican candidates, Rocco Impreveduto and Ron Emma. On the Democrat side, Rahul Diddi.

The format included two minutes of introductory messaging followed by question-and-answer. Each were given a minute and a half ...

Tuesday: 60 Unit Affordable Housing Project at Palmer Avenue Likely to be Decided; Impacts Holmdel, Hazlet and Middletown

HOLMDEL, NJ - It's a big night for a controversial 100% affordable housing project in Holmdel.

There is a continued public hearing on Tuesday evening, May 18th for Barclay Square. It is also an important night for two political candidates in Holmdel. Ron Emma, a candidate running as a Republican is a member of the Planning Board. It's Chairwoman is Serena DiMaso. DiMaso, running ...

WATCH LIVE: Holmdel Candidate Forum with CILU Streaming Live Now 7:30PM

HOLMDEL, NJ - Watch the Holmdel Candidate Forum Live NOW! 

 

YMCA Welcomes New Board Members

May 11, 2021

SHREWSBURY, NJ — The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County is pleased to announce the addition of seven new members to its board of directors, recently elected to three-year terms.

The board is composed of 42 members who help guide the nonprofit’s strategic direction, set policy, and raise support to strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living, and social ...

Bayshore Medical Center Earns Accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers of the American College of Surgeons

HOLMDEL, NJ - Hackensack Meridian Bayshore Medical Center has received accreditation from The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program administered by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

To achieve NAPBC accreditation, a breast center demonstrates compliance with the NAPBC standards that address a center’s leadership, clinical services, research, ...

The Woman’s Exchange Presents $350,000 For Scholarships To Brookdale Community College 

Monmouth County, NJ - The Board of Directors of the Woman's Exchange of Monmouth County presented a check of $350,000 to Dr. David Stout, president of Brookdale Community College. These funds will provide scholarships over ten years to women, age 25 or older, living in Monmouth County enrolling in continuing education ...

Obituaries

Jun 16, 1949 - May 9, 2021
Beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt, and grandmother, Carol Ann Lynn, 71, of Ocean, NJ passed away ...
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Oct 29, 1950 - May 12, 2021
Ming-Kang Hou, 70, of Marlboro, New Jersey, passed away Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at Bayshore ...
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Apr 14, 1934 - May 8, 2021
John Anastos, 87, died on Saturday, May 8, 2021 in Marlton, NJ. He was born in Paterson, ...
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Jan 15, 1931 - May 6, 2021
Anna M.  (Scalzadonna)  De Sousa, 89 of Colts Neck, New Jersey died on May 6, 2021 at ...
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