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Middletown will never forget, a beautiful tribute to the precious lives taken by 911 terrorist attack

September 14, 2019

Middletown Remembers 9/11 With Silent Wreath Laying and Candlelight Tribute

MIDDLETOWN, NJ – On 911 the nation mourns. It's a day of remembering and for thousands of families 911 is a day of thinking 'what could have been'. Every life tragically taken by 911, brutally robbed a family and future generations forever. The town of Middletown, NJ was hit very hard on 911.

Back To School Safety Tips and Reminders

Back To School Safety

Recommendations To Keep Your Child Safe and Aware For The New School Year


Each year, approximately 55 million children return to school in Fall, with an estimated 13% walking or bicycling to class. The American Automobile Association (AAA) cautions drivers to be particularly careful and watchful of pedestrians before and after school hours. In the last ten ...

Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center Foundation to Host Oktoberfest Community Celebration

 Bayshore Medical Center Foundation Oktoberfest Community Celebration will be held Friday, October 11, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at Stillwell Stables in Colts Neck, NJ. 117 Muhlenbrink Road, Colts Neck, NJ 07722. 

The event,  "An Oktoberfest Community Celebration", will include a cocktail reception at Stillwell Stables featuring ...

Annual Autism Beach Bash in Belmar Blessed by Ideal Weather, Surf and Visit from Trenton Bishop O’Connell


BELMAR NJ — The 15th Annual Autism Beach Bash was blessed yesterday in quite a few ways.

The weather was ideal, as a light ocean breeze cooled the sunny Belmar oceanfront for some 7,000 people who came to the Seventh Avenue beach on September 8 for a day of fun — just for them.

Surfing conditions couldn’t have been better for hundreds of ...

Meet Your Community Involved Neighbors, Owners of Holmdel Funeral Home; Denise and Bill Boglioli

Meet Your Neighbors: Bill & Denise Boglioli 

By LiliAnn Paras, Feature Director of Community Magazine

It is said that the prettiest home on the block is often a funeral home. This adage is true enough in the case of Holmdel Funeral Home, which recently underwent an elegant renovation. Bill and Denise grew up in Monmouth County and moved to Holmdel four years ago (residing ...

You are Invited to the Red Bank Annual Street Fair Sunday, September 8th

RED BANK, NJ – All right-o, Red Bank will be having its annual Street Fair  Sunday, September 8th, 11:00am - 5:00pm 

This is a huge, fun event that you don’t want to miss.

The Street Fair will encompass most of Broad and Monmouth Streets – an estimated 20,000 attended last year!

"The Red Bank Street Fair is always a fun time in and it brings a great crowd ...

Middletown Appoints Heather Andolsen as New Library Director


MIDDLETOWN, NJ - The Middletown Township Public Library (MTPL) and the Township of Middletown are pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Andolsen, MLS, CPM as Library Director beginning September 5, 2019.

Ms. Andolsen comes to the MTPL with a wealth of management experience. She has worked as a librarian for over 22 years at Fortune 500 companies as well as public, ...

Crate and Barrel Initiates Recall on Push Walkers Due to Choking Hazards

Crate and Barrel is voluntarily recalling their Activity Push Walker due to choking and laceration hazards, announced the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission in a press release.

Approximately 1,500 walkers with child developmental activities embedded in the face are being recalled. The company received three reports of small parts becoming exposed but no injuries have been ...

Did You Lose an Engagement Ring on the Belmar Beach?

BELMAR, NJ — It’s been a month since Karen Farrell found what appears to be an engagement ring on the Belmar beach. And although it’s a longshot, she still hopes to find the person who lost it.

Farrell came to Belmar on Sunday, July 7 — the last day of an extended Fourth of July weekend — and took a spot along the oceanfront between Second and Third Avenues, where ...


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BALLSFEST Fun Gives Back at Bell Works: Holmdel Native and CBA Graduate to Host Exciting Pediatric Cancer Fundraising Event, September 22

September 6, 2019


You are invited to the exciting Ballsfest--making a debut at Bell Works, 101 Crawfords Corner Road in Holmdel, September 22, from 2-6 p.m. Join a fun filled event for the whole family, at Holmdel's beautiful iconic venue dubbed the Metroburb. Frank returns to his hometown of Holmdel, and invites ...

NJ TRANSIT Graduating Seven Locomotive Engineer Classes in Two Years – Same Number Graduated in Last Five Years Combined

With the recent June 2019 graduating class and six more classes of locomotive engineering trainees graduating through December 2020, NJ TRANSIT will have graduated seven classes in two years (2019 – 2020). That’s the same number of classes that graduated in the previous five years combined (2014 – 2018.)

Agency officials attribute the significant increase in engineer training ...

Building Goodwill with Gratitude on NJ TRANSIT

NJ TRANSIT’s Customer Advocate and Chief Experience Officer Stewart Mader regularly rides buses, light rail, and trains to engage with customers and identify ways to streamline the  customer experience. 

This week, he rode with customers on the Montclair-Boonton Line to thank them for adjusting their schedules during Amtrak infrastructure work at New York Penn Station. That ...

Thank You, Montclair-Boonton, North Jersey Coast Line & Morris & Essex Line Riders

This spring we announced that Amtrak would need to take two tracks out of service at Penn Station New York this summer to accommodate critical infrastructure repair work. As a result, on weekdays only, four peak-period Midtown Direct trains in each direction on the Montclair-Boonton Line, one peak-period train in each direction on the North Jersey Coast Line and select reverse-peak trains on the ...

Trump National Golf Course hosts Colts Neck Business Association and Eatontown Industrial Park Association members for Annual Networking Event

September 7, 2019

COLTS NECK, NJ: The Colts Neck Business Association (CNBA) together with the  Eatontown Industrial Park Association (EIPA),  guaranteed excellent business networking for the Tuesday, August 20th, traditional end of the summer Business Card Exchange at the beautiful Trump National Golf Course, in Colts Neck. The back patio was full of guests enjoying the hors d'oeuvres and ...

Upcoming Events


Sun, September 29, 5:30 PM

Enchanted Treehouse Academy, Lincroft

Advanced Chess Workshop with Enchanted Treehouse ...



Sat, October 5

Monmouth Park Racetrack, Oceanport


Arts & Entertainment


Sat, October 5, 10:00 AM

The Garden Room at Monmouth Park Racetrack, Oceanport

Deep Cut Orchid Society Annual Orchid Auction, ...

Home & Garden

Meissner Exploring Senate Run Against Booker

August 25, 2019

Attorney Stuart Meissner Announces Exploratory Committee For US Senate
Will Explore Seeking Republican Nomination to Challenge Cory Booker

Trenton, NJ – Stuart Meissner, former prosecutor and leading whistleblower attorney, has formed an exploratory committee to consider mounting a campaign for the Republican Party nomination to challenge Democratic Senator and Presidential ...

Event Announcement: Facing The Truth: A Survivor of Childhood Sexual Abuse Tells His Story

September 11, 2019

Dear Editor:

On March 27, 2019, I went public with my story of childhood sexual abuse at the hands of Kevin Gugliotta, a man who subsequently became a Catholic priest and was assigned to several parishes with his longest assignment at Saint Bartholomew’s in Scotch Plain. Since then I have shared my story via online, print, radio, and social media.

This has included a Letter to the ...

Oktoberfest Celebration to Benefit New Emergency Care Center at Bayshore Medical Center

September 19, 2019

Holmdel, NJ – September 19, 2019 – Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center Foundation will host the fourth annual Benefit for Bayshore: an Oktoberfest Community Celebration on Friday, October 11 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. For the first time since its inception, this signature fundraising event will move from the Bayshore Medical Center campus to a new ...

Monmouth County Officials Attend New Jersey Election Security Tabletop Training Exercise

PRINCETON, NJ – Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon attended the New Jersey Election Security and Preparedness Tabletop Exercise (TTX) in Princeton on Tuesday, Sept. 10, alongside fellow County election officials, and representatives from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, and the County’s Office of Emergency Management and Information Technology ...

NJ Human Services Continues Free Naloxone Efforts by Providing the Opioid Antidote to Homeless Shelters

Antidote can reverse opioid overdoses

(TRENTON) – NJ Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson announced today that the Department is delivering the opioid overdose antidote naloxone for free to participating shelters serving the homeless as part of the department’s ongoing efforts to get naloxone into as many hands as possible to help save lives.

“Nearly 1,200 doses of ...


Nov 2, 1932 - Aug 16, 2019
Chris A. Samaras, 86 of Holmdel passed away early Friday morning surrounded by his family. Chris ...
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Nov 6, 1930 - Aug 15, 2019
On Thursday, August 15th, Eleanore Ciuba, loving mother and grandmother, passed away suddenly at ...
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Nov 1, 1985 - Aug 13, 2019
James Michael DeMarco, 33 of Port Monmouth passed away Tuesday at home. James was born in Red Bank, ...
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Apr 7, 1942 - Jul 20, 2019
Marilyn Burton Moor, 77 of Lincroft, NJ passed away Saturday, July 20th at Riverview Medical ...
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Jun 14, 1944 - Jul 15, 2019
Clive Bernard Sohan, 75, of Hazlet, NJ passed away on July 15, 2019.   Clive was born in ...
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Aug 18, 1932 - Jul 8, 2019
Dorothy “Dottie” Kelman – passed away Monday, July 8th, 2019 peacefully and in ...
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