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May 17, 2021

If buildings are open, parents or guardians will not be able to opt-out of in-person instruction. HOLMDEL, NJ - News released by Governor Murphy today says that all schools will be open to in-person instruction in September. For the Monmouth County area, it's not news. They've already been open ...

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Do you have news and photos from your local Campaign Trail? Submit it to jwall@tapinto.net today!  HOLMDEL, NJ - Monmouth County was the place to be for the three candidates running for Governor. Lead Republican candidate for Governor, Jack Ciattarelli, visited Cedar Village in Holmdel to ...

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“The officers in our agency risk their lives daily to protect and serve our residents. It is disappointing beyond measure that one of our officers could have risked the safety of his family and neighbors by engaging in such dangerous conduct.  This officer’s actions do not reflect the moral compass ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - In what has been one of the more controversial aspects of the now receding pandemic that also fell along political lines, protesters gathered in Middletown to decry the forced use of face masks moving forward. The issue is particularly heated in relation to children who remain ...

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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 ...

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Governor Murphy, Senate President Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker Coughlin Announce Intention to End COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Governor Extends the Public Health Emergency for Another 30-Day Period, But Will Allow It to Expire if Legislation is Enacted Within the Next Month TRENTON – As ...

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HAZLET, NJ - Have you ever considered serving as a volunteer on your local Board of Education? The deadline is coming. During recent times, the challenge for school boards across the state and the country has been tremendous. One of the key ways to gauge the success of a community is by the ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Bayshore Medical Center, located at 727 North Beers Street in Holmdel welcomes the community to walk-in visits for COVID-19 vaccinations. Both Pfizer and Moderna are available. Vaccinations are for ages 12 and up (specifically the Pfizer vaccine is recommended for 12-15 year ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The re-imagined Bell Works continues to impress. The Block at Bell Works is open and vibrant while maintaining all safety protocols as New Jersey quickens the pace back to normal. Bell Works is open in person, offering a wide variety of great experiences for the community. Visit ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The election is heating up in the 13th Legislative District as charges of some big spending were lodged by Serena DiMaso against Holmdel Board of Education President, Vicky Flynn. Flynn was recently voted in by several hundred local elected republican women and men to replace ...

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NEW JERSEY: National Police Week 2021 began Sunday, May 9 and commences on May 15. The origin of the event dates back to 1962 when President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15, as Peace Officers Memorial Day, and the week in which that date falls as National Police ...

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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 ...

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NEW JERSEY — Struggling under coronavirus restrictions and travel limitations, New Jersey’s tourism industry took a major hit last year, with the number of people visiting the state — and the amount of money they spent — registering dramatic declines, according to the state’s 2020 tourism ...

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Developer Michael Tennyson (CEO and Founder of Ashling Development) and Tom Galante, (Founder of T.Galante Construction), presented plans for 184 total units; 85% one bedroom and 15% two bedroom on the four acre parcel. There are no three bedrooms planned. Low to moderate income (COAH) housing is ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: The moment Holmdel has been waiting for.... The Grand Opening of Bar Bella at Bell Works!  Bar Bella officially opens May 13th and will be open Wednesdays 1-10pm, so Bell Works Fresh market-goers can enjoy a refreshing sip al fresco after shopping with local vendors, and ...

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Vienna's mommy, brother and sister prepare for Saturday's Bench Dedication. They made a sibling hand print mold in the cement. Vienna's hand print was recreated using a mold made from her last hand print she made while creating a craft for her daddy.  HOLMDEL, NJ: Dr. Denise Wunderler, her ...

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For the first time in over one year, Middletown students can eat lunch in school!  MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ: As New Jersey is lifting many pandemic restrictions, and the school year is wrapping up next month, the Middletown Township Public School District’s Administrative team has gone ahead with ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ - The ex-husband of a “Real Housewives of New Jersey” cast member is in real hot water. Thomas Manzo, 56, of Franklin Lakes, has been charged in a new indictment - charging as acting as an accomplice in a 2017 home invasion where the TV star Dina Manzo's current husband was beaten with ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Touting the benefits of vaccination in curbing the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy at his press briefing today said that he anticipates that the CDC and the FDA will give the green light to Pfizer’s emergency use authorization application to vaccinate adolescents between the ages ...

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RUMSON, NJ: Support a fundraiser in honor of Rumson's Maddy Massabni. Nineteen-year-old Maddy Massabni died tragically and suddenly, of toxic shock syndrome, in 2017. Today, her mom Dawn, brother Georgie, and many supporters are gathering to raise funds for Toxic Shock Awareness. Join the ...

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Community Leadership Shines With Middletown Students!  MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ:  Middletown High School South students and their teachers worked with the League of Women Voters (LWV) to present the history of enfranchisement in the United States of America. Five Middletown students Jessica ...

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HAZLET, NJ - The Governor's briefing is now live on YouTube at 1PM. See it here: According to New Jersey, over 3.6 million residents are now fully vaccinated.

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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 ...

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Add a bit of fiber to your garden and diet. Consider growing edamame (edible soybeans) in this year’s garden. Soybeans help promote overall health reducing the risk of high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure.  Plus, the high fiber in soy helps fight colon and some ...

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IMA Urgent Care and Primary Care Centers are collecting and matching bottled water donations through May 15, to benefit local firefighters and first aid squads.  MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ — IMA Urgent Care Centers and Primary Care, which has doctors' offices from Hazlet to Shrewsbury, will be ...

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NEW JERSEY: 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 ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - An accident on  Garden State Pkwy express lanes at Northbound mile marker 112.9 has been reported as of about 5pm. Police reporting that the vehicle up on the guardrail, engine is in the right shoulder. Heavy entrapment is involved according to unverified reports.

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RED BANK, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County joined Clean Ocean Action, over 50 YMCA Together volunteers and Girl Scout Brownie Troop 60237 picking up plastics and debris on April 17 making our beaches cleaner and safer. They did a great job, collecting hundreds of pounds of flotsam.  Click ...

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 NJ TRANSIT has announced a new partnership in a statement on May 4 to help get more New Jersey residents vaccinated. The partnership called VAXRide should help approximately 11,000 residents get free rides to both public and private vaccination destinations.  Novartis, a NJ based healthcare ...

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COLTS NECK – Following a bottom half of the fifth inning in which Colts Neck scored twice to snap a tied score, Ava Metzger delivered the knockout punch when she struck out the side on 12 pitches, seizing the momentum her club needed to secure a 6-3 victory over divisional rival St. John ...

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