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Hip New Jersey: NJ's Star-Studded one hour telethon Sunday, May 31, at 8PM to Benefit New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund 

May 31, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hip New Jersey Stays Home to Benefit the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund

Telethon Features a Star-Studded Group of NJ Musicians, Athletes, Personalities and More

Hip New Jersey, the Garden State’s premier lifestyle television series, and News ...

Hard Rock Tribute to the '80's: Saturday May 30th, live-stream extravaganza, 7PM, Join David Ellefson of Megadeth and Thom Hazaert

A Rock and Roll Tribute to the 80's! Saturday May 30th, at 7PM EST (6 PM CST) Join David Ellefson of Megadeth and Thom Hazaert for the latest DAVID ELLEFSON YOUTH MUSIC FOUNDATION/GRAMMY MUSIC EDUCATION COALITION live-stream extravaganza, THE DECADE THAT ...

TALENT SHOW: SHOW YOUR STUFF AND SUPPORT THE MIDDLETOWN ARTS CENTER!

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Share your talent and support the gem of Middletown: The Middletown Arts Center! 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: June 20, 2020 at 11:59 pm
 

BROADCAST DATE: June 26, 2020 at 7 pm

Enter the Middletown Arts Center Virtual Talent Show, our annual talent competition open to any and all! This year, proceeds and donations from the talent show will directly support ...

CALLING CREATIVE MINDS OF ALL AGES AND ABILITIES: Join in the "Sign of the Times" public art event, and support the Middletown Arts Center

Middletown, NJ: Have fun, get creative and support the MAC! The Middletown Arts Center is calling for artists of all ages and abilities to decorate lawn signs for the “Sign of the Times” Public Art Event to help celebrate the strength of our community during these difficult times. It's about celebrating the power of art to heal and unite. All entries must be ...

WATCH: Middletown Township invites community to virtual Memorial Day Parade

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Memorial Day is Monday, May 25, and many of our long standing traditions of parades and family reunions are put on hold. Middletown Township,  with all the uncertainties surrounding COVID-19, have decided to host a virtual Memorial Day Parade. Middletown Township and American Legion Post 338 invite the community to participate in our special Virtual Memorial Day ...

Jenkinson's Beach Closed Memorial Day Weekend

Typical summer day at one of Jersey Shore's favorite spots; Jenkinson's Boardwalk! Photo credit Jenkinson's website.  

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NJ - The traditional summer start has been delayed at Jenkinson's famous beach. An announcement was made on May 21st by the organization: "Unfortunately, due to the Borough of Point Pleasant Beach not ...

Join Middletown Arts Center for FREE entertainment, May 16-17,  7PM: The MAC ONE ACTS Community Zoom Festival 

THE MAC ONE ACTS Zoom Festival is Free for everyone, 7PM on May 16 and May 17. If you are in a position to make a donation to support your Arts Center, please click: DONATE TODAY!   Since you can't come to the MAC, we're bringing the MAC to you! MAC Virtual Arts Center: Pull up a chair and enjoy our virtual content. But don't forget if you can please ...

Six Flags Great Adventure re-opening the safari after restrictions begin to relax

JACKSON, NJ - Six Flags Great Adventure is bringing back a drive-through experience that hasn't been available for years. You will be able to see over 1,200 animals from the vantage point of your own car.

According to news released by the company, they are finalizing plans with new procedures to ensure guest safety as well and appropriate procedures for employees and animals. Opening dates ...

Excellence: Holmdel's Madeline Fields Wins Two Performance Awards

The article below is being featured as part of the  Talk About the Good  campaign.

HOLMDEL, NJ - April 22, 2020 - Madeline Fields (junior) demonstrated her superior artistry as a violinist in two recent performance competitions. Last month, Fields was crowned as the first-ever champion of the ArtsMadness Tournament conducted by the Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank.

Nashville Singer, Songwriter Rob Snyder Writes Song "Jersey" About His Time on LBI

NASHVILLE, TN — There's no doubt that Long Beach Island brings out a sense of nostalgia in so many. Rob Snyder, Singer and Songwriter, originally from West Chester, PA recalls his times on LBI in his new single "Jersey."

"My parents met on LBI and it is just home to me. Always has been and always will be," Snyder said. "It is where I first ...

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JON STEWART TO HOST LUNCH BREAK'S VIRTUAL “RISING TOGETHER” EVENT  ON AUGUST. 27th

June 1, 2020

Annual Fall Gala postponed to October 2021 AND Virtual event to be held August 27th, 2020.

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ – Former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart will host Lunch Break’s virtual fundraising event “Rising Together” live from the organization’s headquarters from 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, August 27th. The evening will feature musical performances by local ...

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I Photographed a George Floyd Protest in Newark, This is What I Witnessed.

June 2, 2020

NEWARK, NJ -- I entered Newark, NJ, on Saturday with shatter-proof goggles, a helmet and camera. As a freelance photographer, I wanted to capture the historic moment of the George Floyd protests, but was also nervous. Footage of Minneapolis, New York and Philadelphia smoldering occupied my news and Twitter feeds the night before.

Would the same happen in Newark?

It turns out, no. Not on ...

Red Bank Tiffany & Company Board Up Windows

June 2, 2020

Red Bank Tiffany & Company Board’s Up Windows

RED BANK, NJ: In a possible response to the violence that followed the peaceful protest demonstrations in honor of Minnesota police brutality victim George Floyd, Tiffany and Company has boarded up their windows at their Broad Street location.

The action comes as high-end retail neighbors such as Cartier, Versace and Saks Fifth ...

COVID 19 Sanitation- Local Pest Control Company Provides Essential Disinfecting Services

June 2, 2020

As New Jersey slowly reopens, concern about COVID-19 has many Middletown residents and business owners proceeding with caution. To ensure staff and customers return to a clean facility and those still quarantining are secure at home, the Monmouth County branch (and other locations) of Western Pest Services are offering expert disinfecting treatments.

According to the CDC, COVID-19 primarily ...

JON STEWART TO HOST LUNCH BREAK'S VIRTUAL “RISING TOGETHER” EVENT  ON AUGUST. 27th

Annual Fall Gala postponed to October 2021 AND Virtual event to be held August 27th, 2020.

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ – Former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart will host Lunch Break’s virtual fundraising event “Rising Together” live from the organization’s headquarters from 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, August 27th. The evening will feature musical performances by local ...

NJ Human Services Announces Availability of Up to $20 Million in Health and Safety Grants for Child Care Centers and Youth Camps

$5k and $2k Grants Available; Emergency Child Care Assistance Program to Continue through June 30th

TRENTON –  New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced the immediate availability of up to $20 million in grants to assist child care centers and youth camps in meeting health and safety guidelines in response to COVID-19.

Child care centers can ...

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Dec 21, 1932 - Jun 26, 2020
Josephine P. Allocco, age 87, passed away peacefully at her home in Holmdel on Tuesday, May ...
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Oct 16, 1948 - May 24, 2020
It is with great sadness that the Cecero Family announce the passing of Anthony Cecero, age 71, of ...
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Jul 22, 1944 - May 24, 2020
Suzanne Claire Petrizzi, 75, of Manalapan, passed away early Sunday morning surrounded by her ...
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Oct 16, 1948 - May 24, 2020
It is with great sadness that the Cecero Family announce the passing of Anthony Cecero, age 71, of ...
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Jan 24, 1922 - May 21, 2020
Theodore Charles Thompson, age 98 of Middletown and most recently East Brunswick, passed away ...
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Jan 24, 1922 - May 21, 2020
Theodore Charles Thompson, age 98 of Middletown and most recently East Brunswick, passed away ...
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