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January 12, 2021

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: In light of the continued health pandemic the Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, in conjunction with Rumson Town Council and health department, has cancelled the 2021 Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  “With an abundance of caution for the health and safety of the ...

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HAZLET, NJ –  There are many reasons why someone might be inclined to go to a food pantry- unemployment, health problems and homelessness are just some. COVID-19 has had devastating effects throughout the world, resulting in many people losing their jobs. For those who would benefit from some ...

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Our Hearts Remember ❤️ Obituary for Warren D. Young Jr. (Warren's funeral was held on December 29th) Warren D. Young Jr. passed away Monday, December 21, 2020. Surrounded by his loving family those whom he cherished every day of his life.  A lifelong resident of Keansburg, the town he ...

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Wow, what the heck was that?!!! It was a year that changed us all in some way.  Every one of us in one way or another has experienced unanticipated change as a result of the pandemic.   Some families unfortunately were hit the hardest with the tragic loss of a loved one, and that is in ...

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Extensions Include Programs that Help Families During Remote Schooling & Support Child Care Sector (TRENTON) –  To continue the Department’s efforts to support working families and child care providers impacted by the pandemic, New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today ...

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 Did you know yuletide caroling began 1,000 years before Christmas existed? Or how about the fact that mistletoe was used to represent immortality long before the holiday reached Europe? And before there was eggnog, the medieval English drank wassail made from mulled ale.  Maria Kennedy, an ...

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“Live a good life and, remember, God is always there to help you,” Kitty Kenney.  HAZLET, NJ – When longtime Hazlet resident Catherine “Kitty” Kenney blows out her birthday candles on Jan. 4, 2021, she will be 107 years old. Due to rising COVID-19 cases and the strict protocols at Arnold Walter ...

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On December 21, 2020, not only will the Winter Solstice occur, but the Great Conjunction too. The Winter Solstice has played an important role in cultures worldwide from ancient times until our day. On December 21, the day of the winter solstice begins at the beginning of winter, and marks the ...

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As 2020 comes to an end, there’s one thing we can count on: the holidays will be different this year. Families might not get together, safety precautions will be greater, but the holiday cheer will be brimming all the same. COVID will make travel and family gatherings more complex, but at the heart ...

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Jeremy Grunin in front of the Grunin Arts and Education Building, Red Bank, NJ.  NEW JERSEY: The name Jeremy Grunin was hardly known in Monmouth County five years ago. Today, there is hardly anyone who doesn’t know Jeremy.  He is President of the Grunin Foundation, and is leading the ...

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Monmouth County has a winter storm watch for what may be the first major snowstorm of the season. According to the National Weather Service, Wednesday night is when most areas of New Jersey are expected to receive the peak impact from this storm. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from Wednesday, ...

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 Mother nature has decided to get involved in 2020 as well. With the official start of winter only a week away, it appears that New Jersey and the entirety of the mid-Atlantic and northeast will get a head start on things over the next 24 hours.  A small wake up call will be delivered on Monday, ...

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Purrfect Together: Lions, Brownies & The Calico Cat! MIDDLETOWN, NJ:  Brownie Troop 61230 from Middletown's Village Elementary School heard about the Middletown Lions Club Harvest of HOPE Community Outreach Initiative and sprung into action. The initiative was created specifically by the ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Santa supporters everywhere are getting their jingle bells ready! The Christmas spirit around the world is alive and well! It will be heard in waves as time zones around the world celebrate! On December 24, believers around the world, whatever time zone they are in, at ...

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    WATCH above trailer for Against the Tide: A Surfer's Journey Keith Buff has never shied away from a storm. As a kid who spent his formative years catching waves up and down the Jersey Shore, Buff savored an opportunity to stare down thunderclouds and gusting salt water ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has closed the new Port Monmouth Road floodgate at low tide to prevent the tide from returning to Pews Creek at high tide. The gate and pumps will be in storm mode through Tuesday, December 1st, due to heavy rainfall. The Wilson ...

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