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YMCA Hosts 32nd Annual Virtual Commemoration for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - VIDEO

January 18, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County virtually held their 32nd annual breakfast commemoration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., last Friday.

Michael Wright, YMCA Board member and MLK Event Chair, opened the commemoration saying, “The Y’s own mission compels us to embrace, reflect and celebrate the richness of diversity within each other and the communities ...

It's Cookie Time! Second Annual Girl Scouts TopCookie Local Chef Competition Kicks Off

Photo above: Girl Scouts CEO Eileen Higgins (second from left) launches the TopCookie competition with contenders: Angela Goblesky, Charlie’s of Bay Head; Marilyn Schlossbach and Nora Watson, White Chapel Projects; Corey DeBiasse, Marina Grille; and lead judge David Burke. Also competing is Cardinal Provisions, Asbury Park.

ASBURY PARK, NJ: McLoone's Supper Club, on the Asbury ...

YMCA to Present MLK Human Dignity Award to Lunch Break’s Gwendolyn Love at Virtual Commemoration

RED BANK, NJ:  The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County will present its Martin Luther King Jr. Human Dignity Award to Gwendolyn Love, Executive Director of Lunch Break in Red Bank this Friday, January 15, from 8:00am – 9:00am. 

This virtual event is free and open to all.  To register or to learn more, click HERE.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Human Dignity Award will ...

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Quote of the Day!

January 19, 2021

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, “I’m possible!”

Audrey Hepburn

Saturday's Sr. Citizen Center Rally was Not a Political Statement

January 11, 2021

Just to clarify, Councilmen Zipprich and Ballard had nothing to do with the rally.  I appreciated the two of them attending, but they were not part of the organizing.  

I personally invited Councilwoman Kate Triggiano, the Senior Center liaison, and she did not show.  I am not in politics and I don't care for politics with its dog-eat-dog world.

The rally was my idea ...

Rep. Smith’s bill to combat anti-Semitism becomes law

January 16, 2021

Ambassador-at-Large position created

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Building on an amendment he wrote in 2004 to create a Special Envoy to combat anti-Semitism, this week Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) successfully pushed enactment of his Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act that expands the authority of the office and elevates the Envoy to that of Ambassador-at-Large, ...

7 Tricks for Making the Best Winter Soups

January 18, 2021

There’s nothing like a steaming pot of soup to take off the chill on a cold day. Want to up your winter soup game? We’ve got seven simple tricks to make your favorites even better:

1. Save the bones from your roasted chicken (including storebought rotisserie chicken) in the freezer to make stock. The roasted bones will give your soups more flavor than raw.

2. Need to swap ...