Press Releases

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 ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ – The Middletown Township Committee introduced its $84.4 million budget with a zero percent municipal tax rate increase at the Monday, May 3rd Township Committee Workshop Meeting. The proposed 2021 municipal budget represents an ongoing commitment to minimizing costs while ...

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Red Bank, NJ – May 4, 2021 – Hackensack Meridian Riverview Medical Center Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Fred Voccola to the Riverview Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees. “We are delighted to welcome Fred to this incredibly strong board of trustees,” says Todd ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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As we reflect on this past year, one dominated by the pandemic that has taken so much from us, we feel a surge of emotions from fear to grief to hope. Yet the one which might be the most enduring is gratitude, an appreciation for how much our frontline workers across the healthcare industry ...

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24 selfless New Jerseyans will be celebrated for dedication to their communities in a trying year MAHWAH, N.J. – This past year, as communities across New Jersey and the country faced an array of challenges caused by the pandemic, concern over racial injustice unrest and natural disasters, ...

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Jersey 1st Applauds Conditional Reopening of DDD Programs for the Developmentally Disabled Community PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Jersey 1st issued a statement today in response to NJ Department of Human Services announcement that people with developmental disabilities will be permitted to return to ...

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Piloting technology-enabled care plan for family members with special needs CHICAGO and HOLMDEL, N.J. - BMO Harris Bank this week announced its partnership with Hope Trust, a technology-based planning service and trust administration platform for clients with special needs and their ...

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“This is yet another great example of the spirit of Monmouth ACTS – helping nonprofits like LADACIN Network connect to resources to enable them to continue to fulfill their mission, despite the pandemic,” says Commissioner Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley.  FREEHOLD, NJ – Flashback to March 2020 ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ, April 2021 -- Swing Loose® Indoor Golf located in the Bell Works campus, announces that PGA pro, Ron McDougal, recognized by Golf Digest as one of the top instructors in NY/NJ, has joined the Swing Loose team as a private coach/instructor. Ron has spent the last eight years teaching at ...

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The IRS mails letters or notices to taxpayers for a variety of reasons including if: They have a balance due. They are due a larger or smaller refund. The agency has a question about their tax return. They need to verify identity. The agency needs additional information. The agency ...

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WASHINGTON—Hackensack Meridian Health Systems (HMHS) received an $82 million federal grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the cost of many of the hospital’s extensive emergency measures  taken as a result of the COVID pandemic, Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04) said today. HMHS ...

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FARMINGDALE, NJ (April 15, 2021) – Nine community leaders from Monmouth and Ocean counties will be honored by Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore at an outdoor celebration on Wednesday, May 26, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale. The annual Women of Distinction ...

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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced they are disbursing nearly 2 million payments in the fifth batch of Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan. The announcement brings the total disbursed so ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: The Middletown Arts Center (MAC) continued offering creative opportunities both in-person and virtual throughout the pandemic. Now the MAC is super excited to offer the community a robust schedule of in-person summer camps.  Middletown Arts Center Executive Director Maggie O'Brien ...

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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals Can Access Interpreters During Vaccination at the Six Megasites (TRENTON) – The Murphy Administration today announced that deaf and hard of hearing individuals are able to ask for an American Sign Language interpreter when receiving a COVID-19 vaccine at the ...

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Asbury Park, NJ (April  13, 2021)-The VNA of Central Jersey Community Health Centers (VNACJ-CHC) is collaborating with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) to administer a limited number of COVID-19 vaccines to eligible MSK patients over the course of the next few weeks, Christopher Rinn, ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ – Middletown Township and the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey (VNACJ) Community Health Center are now offering the COVID-19 vaccine to Township residents ages 60 and older. The Township is scheduling pre-registration appointments - no vaccines will be given at this ...

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Sports Management Added to the Curriculum at Brookdale Community College Monmouth County, NJ  - Brookdale Community College is introducing Sports Management to the fall curriculum as an elective for Business, and Hospitality Management Degrees. Students will explore sports organizations and ...

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Monmouth County, NJ - Brookdale Community College President David Stout is pleased to announce that Nancy Kaari has joined the institution as vice president of advancement. Kaari began her new role in February. “Nancy has had a long and successful career in advancement and administration in the ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Township officials were thrilled to cut the ribbon on the newly-renovated Croydon Hall Gymnasium (900 Leonardville Road) on Tuesday, March 30th. The new maple floor features the Township logo and is lined to provide for overlapping full-size basketball and volleyball courts as ...

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Middletown, N.J. – As rumors intensify which suggest the Federal Government, under the direction of President Biden, is considering the implementation of a “vaccination passport” or identification card program, Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger (NJLD13-R) has begun crafting legislation to combat the ...

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Middletown, N.J. –Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger (R-Monmouth) has pushed forward a resolution in New Jersey’s General Assembly (AR228) calling on the State’s colleges, universities and institutions of higher education to protect freedom of expression and open debate on campuses so as to ensure ...

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Trenton, N.J. –Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger (R-Monmouth) joined with fellow legislators today to take a strong stand against animal abuse as his co-sponsored bill (A3231) targets the appalling practice of dog “trunk fighting” which has seen a rise in the past few years: “It is hard to fathom ...

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Monmouth County, NJ - The John Patrick University of Health and Applied Sciences (“JPU”), a nationally accredited university that offers AS, BS, and MS degree programs in the Radiological Sciences, and Integrative and Functional Medicine, has signed a transfer agreement with Brookdale Community ...

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Sweeney-Gopal-O’Scanlon School Regionalization Bill Approved by Senate Budget Committee   Legislation includes financial incentives for Adjustment Aid districts with declining enrollment to pursue regionalization                                     Trenton – The Senate Budget Committee ...

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NEW JERSEY:  – Hackensack Meridian Health, the largest, most comprehensive and integrated health care network in New Jersey, today announced the formation of Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation. The newly created foundation will serve as the parent organization for the network’s 10 ...

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FREEHOLD – An Aberdeen man is facing child pornography charges following a 2-month investigation that began with a tip from an online social media network, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Christopher Moran, 46, of Aberdeen is charged with one count of third ...

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