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🇺🇸 Traditional Memorial Day Parade in Middletown, an Americana Community Event 🇺🇸

May 28, 2021

"Home of the free, because of the brave." Unknown

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Founded in 1665, Middletown is a community rooted deep in patriotism, honoring those who fought for our freedoms and those who protect us today, is tradition. Memorial Day in Middletown is one of celebratory remembrance. The holiday was officially founded in honor of those who gave their lives ...

Holmdel's Vietnam Era Museum Reopens this Memorial Day

HOLMDEL, NJ – It's been over a year since The Vietnam Era Museum, located at 1 Memorial Lane in Holmdel, closed due to the pandemic. This month the museum will reopen its doors to the public on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Timed tickets for Memorial Day are available through the museum’s website for three time slots throughout the day. This ...

Veteran, NJ Grandfather of 12, Desperately Seeks Kidney Donor.

NEW JERSEY — April is National Donate Life Month: A Burlington County man and his family are asking for the public’s help to save his life.

Mark Klayman, who lives in Marlton, is in desperate need to find a kidney donor — and time is literally running out.

Mark, who was diagnosed in 2009 with kidney cancer, has Stage 4 Kidney Disease. He also has diabetes, restless ...

Army Veteran's Generosity Would Help Homeless Vets.

BARNEGAT, NJ – A United States Army veteran plans to donate 36 acres of land on Route 72 in Barnegat to set up transitional housing for homeless vets.

Martin Weber and his late partner, Jeff Poissant, purchased the property in October 1994. Weber attributes Poissant’s death a few years ago to delays in receiving medical care from the Veteran’s Administration.

“Our ...

Free electronic tax filing options for military members and their families

Active duty military personnel have multiple options for free federal tax preparation. One is IRS Free File. This program offers online tax preparation, electronic filing and direct deposit of refunds, at no cost.

Members of military and their families who have income below $72,000 may choose from any of the Free File tax software companies to help them prepare their tax returns ...

#ShopLocal: Vietnam Veteran, Middletown's Paul DeSaro Makes Exquisite Custom Design Wood Pens.

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Give Paul DeSaro nearly any piece of wood, and he can transform it. Whether the wood comes from a battleship or a branch from your backyard, he can craft an entirely handmade pen from it. DeSaro, who refers to himself as “The Pen Guy,” has been selling these unique pens for about six years. He is a vendor at the Bell Works Fresh Farmers and Makers Market from 11 ...

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NJNG is Advancing the Fight Against Climate Change

Across the nation and here in New Jersey, the effects of climate change have become far too prevalent and far too common.

Along our state’s coastline, the effects of climate change are a reality we face every day.

As a business headquartered here at the Jersey Shore, New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) recognizes the urgency of climate change and has taken a leading role in reducing ...

The Barn on South Holland: A Special Place for Celebrations, Gatherings and Community Events.

June 15, 2021

HOLMDEL, NJ: There is an enchanting new event venue on South Holland Road in Holmdel. When Anthony Pesce purchased the property at 279 South Holland Road, in May 2019, he didn't even consider creating a space for private events. Pesce purchased the 9-acre property, with an older ranch style home near the front of the property, and an old barn located out ...

LGBTQ Community Celebrates 'Pride in the Park'

 The local LGBTQ community and friends and family celebrated a “Pride in the Park” event at beautiful Riverside Gardens overlooking the Navesink River, in Red Bank, on Saturday with an enthusiastic and fun crowd of over 100 enjoying the festivities. 

June celebrates Pride Month for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community to honor ...

Join the Holmdel Community in Celebrating SuperStar MEGHA GANNE'S LPGA SUCCESS! ! Hosted by Swing Loose Golf in Bell Works, June 16, 4pm.

HOLMDEL, NJ: JOIN THE HOLMDEL COMMUNITY ON JUNE 16, AT 4PM FOR AN EXCITING EVENT! GATHER WITH THE COMMUNITY AT BELL WORKS TO CELEBRATE AND CHEER FOR HOLMDEL'S MEGHA GANNE! EVERYONE WILL MEET IN FRONT OF SWING LOOSE GOLF ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, AT 4:00 PM SHARP. SWING LOOSE GOLF IS LOCATED INSIDE BELL WORKS AT 101 CRAWFORDS CORNER ROAD IN HOLMDEL. Join community members, students, elected ...

Primary Over: Republicans relax at Bar Anticipation

June 10, 2021

MONMOUTH, NJ - The Monmouth County Republican organization kicked back a bit on Wednesday at Bar Anticipation in Belmar New Jersey. The event was an after election party and fundraiser. After a busy primary season, candidates and their supporters stopped by the popular location in Belmar for food, drink and conversation.

Jack Ciattarelli visited the ...

Hackensack Meridian Health Celebrates Inaugural Year of Nurse Practitioner Residency Program, Gathering at Monmouth University.

June 21, 2021

WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ: On June 21st at Monmouth University Campus, Hackensack Meridian Health, celebrated the first group of its Nurse Practitioner Residency Program - one of the first primary care nurse practitioner residency programs in New Jersey and one of only 36 programs in the United States to have received a grant from Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) Advanced Nursing ...

Small Business Owner Joins United Teletech Financial as Small Business Lender

June 19, 2021

Tinton Falls, NJ – United Teletech Financial welcomes Jodi Rattiner as a Senior Commercial Lending Specialist. Jodi brings extensive knowledge in commercial lending, retail banking, retail lending, credit analysis, financial risk, management and leadership.

Jodi started her own small business 15 years ago from scratch and continues to see year over year growth. Applying her personal ...

Brookdale Community College honor student Heather O’Donnell has been named a 2021 Guistwhite Scholar

Monmouth County, NJ - Brookdale Community College honor student Heather O’Donnell has been named a 2021 Guistwhite Scholar and will receive a $5,000 scholarship for baccalaureate studies.

“The Guistwhite Scholarship that I have recently received as a result of my public health concerns provided me with much-welcomed help to continue my education at Rutgers University,” ...

Jim Fakult, President of JCP&L, Elected Chairman of the N.J. Chamber of Commerce

Jim Fakult, president of Jersey Central Power & Light, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., has been elected chairman of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. The move was confirmed by the Chamber Board on June 3. Fakult will serve a two-year term. 

 

Fakult has been serving as the N.J. Chamber's first vice chair for the past two years. He has been a member ...

Obituaries

Mar 19, 1930 - Jun 7, 2021
Josephine “Irene” Dochych, 91, of Holmdel, passed away Monday at home. Irene was ...
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Nov 3, 1955 - May 20, 2021
Frank Louis Torrone, 65, of Staten Island passed away on May 20th. Frank was born and raised on ...
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Apr 14, 1934 - May 8, 2021
John Anastos, 87, died on Saturday, May 8, 2021 in Marlton, NJ. He was born in Paterson, ...
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Jan 15, 1931 - May 6, 2021
Anna M.  (Scalzadonna)  De Sousa, 89 of Colts Neck, New Jersey died on May 6, 2021 at ...
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Nov 27, 1964 - May 7, 2021
Surrounded by Rosy’s Riveters, the strongest 56-year-old warrior peacefully fell asleep in ...
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Mar 24, 1962 - Apr 11, 2021
Ellen Marie Gerlich of Spring Lake Heights, NJ, age 59, died of complications from COVID-19 ...
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