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The Family of Holmdel Student Jack Bailey Clarence Dowd Share Personal Letter to All Who Mourn With Them

September 20, 2017

HOLMDEL, N.J. - The family of Jack Bailey Clarence Dowd requested that TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck share the following letter from the family. It is reprinted here in its entirety at their request to this publication and they ask that you share it with all who are mourning with them:

 

"We wanted to reach out to all those grieving with us and sending their love and prayers. I ...

Holmdel Mourns Tragic Death of High School Junior Who Collapsed During Lacrosse Game

HOLMDEL, N.J. - A GoFundMe site was launched Monday by the Holmdel Lacrosse Team to support the family of their friend, classmate and teammate Jack Dowd, who tragically passed away after collapsing at a lacrosse game at Rutgers University. You can find it and assist the family by clicking here:

https://www.gofundme.com/jack-dowd-fundraiser

On Sunday, September ...

86,000 Missing Veterans: Rolling Thunder Roars Into Advocacy for POW-MIA During the "Ride for Freedom" XXII in Holmdel

HOLMDEL, N.J. - POW - MIA. It stands for Prisoners of War and Missing in Action

Generations of children, young adults even grown men and women need the acronym above spelled out so they can remember the 86,000 men and women who never came home from the battlefields. There are men and women who carry that flag to this day who are here to help educate and inform, however. They are called  ...

Voting Block: In downtown Newark, the 2017 NJ governor's race looms large for the state's largest city

Chike Uzoka may not be running for governor of New Jersey. But when you watch him walk down his home stretch of Halsey Street, the main vein of downtown Newark's pulsating revival, you would think that he's the mayor of the state's largest city. 

With a natty gray hat perched just right and a megawatt smile, Uzoka high-fived his way down Halsey Street between Bleeker Street ...

Fatality on NJ Transit Tracks; Train Service Suspended in Both Directions on Morris and Essex Line

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ-  Line service on the Morris & Essex line has been suspended between Dover and Summit in both directions due to a trespasser strike at the train station in Convent Station, announced NJ Transit Monday morning.

Reports from the Breaking News Network (BNN) are reporting that a pedestrian was struck and killed by the train. NJ Transit officials have confirmed the ...

Watching Tropical Storm Jose-Could Produce Rain, High Winds in the Garden State

ELIZABETH, NJ-New Jersey residents may want to check the weather to track the path of Tropical Storm Jose. A forecast map that was issued this morning by the National Hurricane Center has the state on the outer edges of its possible path.  Tropical Storm Jose could strengthen as it heads north through the Atlantic.

The system is still days away from its center being hundreds of miles off ...

Little Falls PTA Investigated After Funds Allegedly Were Found Missing

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - An investigation is currently underway involving alleged missing funds that were in a Little Falls PTA account, according to Rose Acerra, New Jersey Parent Teacher Association president.

A discrepancy of possibly thousands of dollars allocated towards extra-curricular activities and other functions for the students of the Little Falls School District was ...

Two Days, Two Babies; Denville Cops Welcome Newborns in Burger King Lot

DENVILLE, NJ – The parking lot of the Denville Burger King served as a makeshift maternity ward for local police who helped deliver babies there on two consecutive days last week, it was announced today.

The first incident took place at 7:24 p.m. on Sept. 8, police said. They said patrol officers went to the Burger King in response to a call about a woman going into labor.

“The ...

Newark Mayor to Announce the Economic Impact of the Arts at Press Event featuring Savion Glover

NEWARK, NJ – Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka will deliver a major announcement about the economic impact of Newark's arts and culture industry on Tuesday, September 12, 11:30 a.m., in the Press Briefing Room at City Hall, 920 Broad Street, Newark, NJ. Tony-Award winning artist, Savion Glover, will appear and give brief remarks. 

This announcement comes on the heels of the most recent ...

Port Authority to Conduct Emergency Response Exercise at Newark Liberty International Airport

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Port Authority is advising aviation passengers and motorists of an emergency response full-scale exercise at Newark Liberty International Airport from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9.

According to a Union County press release, there will be no impact on flight operations, but airline passengers and motorists may notice simulated smoke and numerous emergency ...

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