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    July 23, 2024 | Local | Monmouth County

    Biz Beat - the latest news and happenings from local businesses this month

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    July 18, 2024 | Local | Monmouth County

    A Walk in the Park … exploring Sandy Hook

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    July 14, 2024 | Local | Monmouth County

    A Walk in the Park … exploring Historic Walnford Park

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    June 28, 2024 | Local | Monmouth County

    Asbury Park opens new beach playground

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    June 15, 2024 | Local | Monmouth County

    Asbury Park PD welcomes new officers

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    June 12, 2024 | Local | Fair Haven

    Fair Haven Fire Co. celebrates 120 years of service with weekend of fun and games

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    May 26, 2024 | Local | Monmouth County

    Exploring Monmouth County’s most pleasant spots for an afternoon stroll

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    May 22, 2024 | Local | Monmouth County

    Long Branch Honors Those Who Have Served

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    May 18, 2024 | Local | Fair Haven

    Fair Haven photog captures eclipse

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    April 29, 2024 | Local | Monmouth County

    The Allen House Massacre and Other Engagements in Eastern Monmouth County

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    April 25, 2024 | Local | Monmouth County

    Honoring Heritage: Celebrating 25 Years of Women of Irish Heritage Jersey Shore, Inc.

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    April 17, 2024 | Local | Middletown

    Middletown recognizes honorable females for Women’s History Month

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    April 16, 2024 | Local | Monmouth County

    Freehold Borough officer helps students celebrate National Read Across America Month

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    April 10, 2024 | Local | Fair Haven

    Rumson Fair Haven Students Win Big at Jersey Shore Science Fair

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    April 5, 2024 | Local | Rumson

    Kali Lerner Named Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School’s Educator of the Year

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    April 4, 2024 | Local | Monmouth County

    Hazlet PD Honor Guard attends Police Memorial

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    April 2, 2024 | Local | Shrewsbury

    Grand Opening of VIO Med Spa Shrewsbury this Thursday

    Join us for a champagne toast as you tour the spa, meet our team, the vendors, learn more about our services, exclusive PROMOTIONS and RAFFLES! Don't miss out on our BIGGEST sales event of the year featuring amazing deals, giveaways, raffles, goodie bags, bubbly and bites!

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    April 1, 2024 | Local | Colts Neck

    CSAV Systems Hosts Ribbon Cutting in Honor of Office Expansion

    CSAV Systems will host a ribbon cutting in recognition of expanding their office by adopting a new building. The event will be held on the outdoor patio in front of 295 NJ-34 Colts Neck, New Jersey. Admission is free and there will be light refreshments for attendees. Founded in 2005, CSAV Systems has grown to be a leader in the professional sound, video, and teleconferencing industry. The event will be hosted by CSAV Systems President, Glen J. Dalakian.

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    March 23, 2024 | Local | Fair Haven , Rumson

    The RFH Community Remembers Football Legend, Jerry Schulte

    Earlier this month, the Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School community said goodbye to one of its most beloved mentors, state championship-winning football coach, Jerry Schulte.

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    March 15, 2024 | Local | Monmouth County

    YMCA Announces Milestone Anniversary

    The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County (the Y) is proud to announce its 150th anniversary of strengthening generations of greater Monmouth County residents and communities.

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    March 8, 2024 | Local | Lincroft

    Lincroft Presbyterian Church Receives Seventh Annual Recertification

    The Earth Care Congregation certification is designed to recognize churches that make the commitment to take seriously God’s charge to “till and keep” the garden, which LPC has done throughout the 15.4 acre property at the corner of West Front and Everett Road and beyond.

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    May 31, 2023 | Local , Eventful , Events | Atlantic Highlands , Colts Neck , Fair Haven , Holmdel , Lincroft , Little Silver , Locust , Middletown , Oceanport , Red Bank , Rumson , Sea Bright , Shrewsbury

    Eventful: June 2023

    Have an event you want to share? Email info@communitymagazinenj.com or tag #CMEventful and @CommunityMagNJ on Facebook or Instagram.

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    March 6, 2023 | Philanthropy , Local , Events | Holmdel

    Holmdel Township Committee Launches Turkey/Syria Earthquake Relief Drive

    Holmdel Mayor DJ Luccarelli and the Township Committee announced that they will be sponsoring a donation drive to provide aid to those affected by this month’s earthquake in Turkey and Syria. All members of the Holmdel community and our neighbors are invited to participate. Donated items can be dropped off in the lobby of Holmdel Town Hall, located at 4 Crawfords Corner Road. The Township asks that donations be limited to the specifically requested items in order to expedite packing and ensure delivery of the items to the affected areas.

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    March 6, 2023 | Local , Events | Fair Haven , Red Bank , Rumson

    Ridge Road Run 5K Scheduled for May 7

    The Ridge Road Run 5K will take place on May 7, 2023 at Rumson-Fair Haven High School, with proceeds going towards suicide and mental health/wellness prevention, education and awareness benefitting students at Red Bank Catholic (RBC), Red Bank Regional (RBR), and Rumson-Fair Haven (RFH) High Schools and their greater school communities.

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    July 2, 2022 | Local | Middletown

    Dawn Marie Vetterl Turns an Opportunity into a Career

    e name of the IBEW has always been a symbol of the electrical industry’s best, a standard that has been achieved through education, training, safety, and craftsmanship. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 400 was chartered into existence in 1917 in Asbury Park and has since offered individuals who are accepted into an apprenticeship the opportunity to “earn while they learn,” attending school in the evenings while working in the field during the day. Long-time Middletown resident Dawn Marie Vetterl took her son for such an opportunity and decided to jump in herself. Now she is an Electrician Foreman and was named IBEW Local 400 Apprentice of the Year.

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    June 6, 2022 | Entertainment , Local | Holmdel

    Award-Winning Playwright: Holmdel’s Mike Sockol’s Latest Work Delivered a “Dangerous” Chemical Reaction

    Award-winning playwright and community leader Mike Sockol has written nearly 30 plays and is an elected leader in his hometown of Holmdel, serving on the Holmdel School Board for the last 12 years. A member of the Dramatist Guild, Sockol is known locally to many who appreciate his friendly and outgoing personality and his ability to spark many lively conversations about important local topics. Sockol is a communicator, an interesting storyteller, and a lover of Holmdel and advocating for maintaining the rural character of the town.

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    May 6, 2022 | Local , Events | Lincroft

    Park System to Host Creative Arts Festival

    The Monmouth County Park System is hosting its annual Creative Arts Festival from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 at Thompson Park, located at 805 Newman Springs Road in Lincroft. This juried arts festival features specially selected artists’ works of pottery, photography, jewelry, paintings and other mediums. This family-friendly festival also includes live music, free activities and artist demonstrations. Admission and parking for the festival are free.

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    May 6, 2022 | Local , Meet Your Neighbor | Atlantic Highlands , Colts Neck , Fair Haven , Holmdel , Lincroft , Little Silver , Locust , Middletown , Oceanport , Red Bank , Rumson , Sea Bright , Shrewsbury

    Laila Hardy-Johnson: Author Shares Her Incredible Journey to Motherhood

    Her story is one of hope and determination. After being told pregnancy would be impossible for her, she endured her second bout with an aggressive cancer while pregnant. Despite the advice of specialists to terminate the pregnancy, she postponed needed treatments to keep her unborn child safe despite a possible Down syndrome diagnosis. Six and a half years later she is cancer-free, her son is healthy, and she has a new book coming out later this year titled Don’t Look Up the Mountain. The epitome of what a mother’s love can endure and provide, meet your neighbor Laila Hardy-Johnson.

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    April 10, 2022 | Philanthropy , Local , Events |

    The Jersey Shore Partnership Foundation to Host Annual Summer Celebration

    The Jersey Shore Partnership Foundation will kick off its annual Summer Celebration on June 13 at Fort Hancock, Sandy Hook from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m.

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    April 9, 2022 | Philanthropy , Local , Events |

    Food Truck Festival to Benefit United Way’s Work in Monmouth & Ocean Counties

    In partnership with DowntownFreehold.com, United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties (UWMOC) is hosting the United for Impact Food Truck Festival on April 24 from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. on West Main Street in Freehold. The event is rain or shine.

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    April 4, 2022 | Philanthropy , Local , Events |

    MCSPCA to Host Pet Palooza: A Walk for All Animals

    The Monmouth County SPCA announced its annual Dog Walk & Pet Fair, traditionally held at Brookdale College, has been reimagined into a new and exciting Pet Palooza, A Walk for All Animals & Pet Fair.

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    April 3, 2022 | Local , Beyond The Brand | Colts Neck , Fair Haven , Holmdel , Lincroft , Little Silver , Red Bank , Rumson , Sea Bright

    Beyond the Brand: Christian Giamanco

    A long-time Monmouth County resident, he has made a career of helping people either find the perfect home or sell their current home. He has earned the New Jersey Realtors Circle of Excellence Sales Award every year since starting in business in 2008, and prides himself on having both the respect of his clients and peers in the industry. Meet realtor Christian Giamanco.

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    March 20, 2022 | Local , Beyond The Brand | Colts Neck , Fair Haven , Holmdel , Lincroft , Little Silver , Red Bank , Rumson , Sea Bright

    Beyond the Brand: Austin Gere of College Bound Nutrition

    After competing at the collegiate level alongside Olympic caliber athletes, Austin Gere has co-founded College Bound Nutrition (CBN) with his brother Alex Gere to offer proper training and nu[1]trition to young athletes at the high school and middle school levels. They call it Human Power Training – not focused on any one particular sport or talent, but instead striving to make the athlete quicker and more powerful.

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    March 20, 2022 | Philanthropy , Local | Colts Neck

    Colts Neck Family’s Need to Help Ukraine Ignites a Community of Giving

    As many know in and around Colts Neck, the Rudko family recently suffered a great loss when Andrij “Dee” Rudko, a loving father and devoted husband, passed away. What some may not know is that Dee was a first generation American of Ukrainian descent. The tragic war taking place in Ukraine has caused the Rudko family much distress, and feeling the pain of the Ukrainian people, Dee’s wife, Sunny, and their three children, Santino, Deeko, and Domenica, sprang into action to find a way to help.

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    March 1, 2022 | Philanthropy , Local , Events | Oceanport

    Kentucky Derby Party Celebration Returns to Monmouth Park

    After two years of silence due to the pandemic, the Monmouth Park Charity Fund is thrilled to invite you to join in on Saturday, May 7, 2022 for its 17th Annual Kentucky Derby Day Celebration under the tent at Blu Grotto’s beautiful outdoor garden at the historic Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, New Jersey. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. for guests to enjoy an afternoon of simulcast betting, live and silent auctions, chef specialties, mint juleps and open bar, live music, hat contest and parade bringing all the festivities of the Derby to the Jersey Shore! After watching the running of the Derby race on the big screens, the event will close at 7:30 p.m.

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    March 1, 2022 | Local | Fair Haven

    Fair Haven Seventh Grade Mid Monmouth Basketball Team Wins Championship

    On January 30 at the Hoop Group, Fair Haven’s Mid Monmouth Basketball Team, consisting of 11 seventh grade boys, won the championship game by defeating Ocean Township with a score of 59-37. Chris Grier and Dennis Sullivan, who coach the team, noted that eight of these eleven boys have been together with the team and program since third grade.

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    February 28, 2022 | Local | Colts Neck

    Becker Hardware: Surviving Big Box Stores and an Elephant Stampede

    Local business serving Monmouth County for 119 Years; 50 Years in Colts Neck.

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    February 20, 2022 | Local | Colts Neck

    Colts Neck Recreation Keeps it in the Family

    "Big brothers, big sisters” programs have long been a way for older children or teens to help younger children, and the Colts Neck Sports Foundation’s recreation basketball teams have taken the idea literally. Four pairs of brothers have the older sibling volunteering to coach their younger brothers’ teams and loving every minute.

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    February 4, 2022 | Philanthropy , Local , Events | Rumson

    Ninth Annual Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade Returns

    Charles Hill Jones Named Grand Marshal After a one-year hiatus due to the worldwide pandemic, the Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee will once again gather the community together for its annual Parade to be held March 13 at 1:00 p.m. Held since 2013, thousands of area residents are expected to lineup along River Road in Rumson to witness the area’s signature St. Patrick’s Day Parade to be led by long-time Rumson resident Charles Hill Jones.

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    February 4, 2022 | Local | Colts Neck

    Colts Neck’s Tagliaferri Goes Pro

    In the movie Creed, Rocky shares a bit of wisdom with Adonis as he asks the younger boxer to face a mirror. “You see this guy here staring back at ya? That’s your toughest opponent…I believe that’s true in the ring, and I do believe that’s true in life.” The scene resonates with Francesca “Frankie” Tagliaferri, a midfielder, who last month signed with the North Carolina Courage Division 1 professional women’s soccer team that plays in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL).

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    December 8, 2021 | Local | Holmdel

    Holmdel Scout Creates Harding House Kiosk for CILU

    Brooke Jorgensen, 16, from Scouts BSA Troop 331G of Holmdel is working toward earning the rank of Eagle Scout. Jorgensen’s Eagle project involved creating an information kiosk at the historic Harding House, once the home of longtime resident and philanthropist Laura Harding.

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    December 8, 2021 | Philanthropy , Local |

    More Than 300 Gather to Celebrate a Community of Giving at Lunch Break’s Fall Gala

    Lunch Break supporters were reunited for a magical evening of entertainment under the stars to honor the selfless work of philanthropic community leaders on behalf of financially and food insecure community members during the 2021 Fall Gala: We Rise Together, Restoring and Rebuilding Lives at the Basie Center for the Arts and Education recently.

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    December 8, 2021 | Philanthropy , Local |

    Basie Center for the Arts Gala Honored Janet and Tom Widener

    This fall, the Count Basie Center’s Fall Gala honored former board chairperson Tim Widener and his wife, Janet, in a celebration that took over the entirety of the newly-expanded Basie Center campus, including its new grand lobby, historic theater and The Vogel, the facility’s new performance venue.

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    December 6, 2021 | Local , Events | Colts Neck

    Local Historical Preservation Committee to Present A Country Christmas on December 12

    Photos with Santa Claus, seasonal refreshments, music, and more will fill the historic Montrose one-room schoolhouse from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 12. The Colts Neck Historical Preservation Committee is sponsoring this free, traditional holiday fest at the school at the corner of Montrose Road and Cedar Drive in Colts Neck.

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    November 10, 2021 | Philanthropy , Local |

    Monmouth Conservation Foundation Hosts Cocktail Fundraiser

    Funds raised will ensure a permanent legacy of open space and natural habitat throughout Monmouth County

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    November 10, 2021 | Local , Events | Colts Neck

    CNBA Hosts 12th Annual Pig Roast

    ​On October 19, Colts Neck Business Association (CNBA) hosted its 12th annual Pig Roast at Huddy’s Inn. Community and business members came dressed in their cowboy hats, boots, and fall flannels. With more than 100 people in attendance, live music, and a ton of delicious food it was the perfect fall evening to celebrate Colts Neck business.

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    November 4, 2021 | Philanthropy , Local |

    Soccer Star Christie Pearce Rampone Visits Mercy Center’s Sisters Academy

    Gold Olympic Medalist from Point Pleasant Inspires Middle School Girls to Dream Big

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    October 26, 2021 | Philanthropy , Local |

    Monmouth County SPCA Raises more than $320,000 at Fur Ball Gala

    The Monmouth County SPCA recently held its 2021 Fur Ball Gala at the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank. The sold-out, outdoor event brought together 300 of the shelter’s supporters and friends to celebrate 75 years of existence as the Monmouth County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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    October 5, 2021 | Local , Events |

    Designer Tent Sale in Colts Neck

    Shop sample furniture and brand new items at huge discounts from October 11 through October 15, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m at HV Design Group, located at 174 County Road 537 in Colts Neck (across from the Colts Neck General Store).

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    October 4, 2021 | Local , Events | Holmdel

    Holmdel to Host Inaugural Bayonet Farm 5k Trail Run and Kids Run

    Holmdel Township will be hosting its inaugural Bayonet Farm trail run on October 24, located at 41 Middletown Road in Holmdel. Proceeds from the race will go to the upkeep of the beautiful network of trails that cuts through the old growth forest behind the farm and connects to a loop that brings runners past open hay fields near Holmdel Park and back across the Ramenessin Brook.

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    October 3, 2021 | Philanthropy , Local |

    TavernFest planned for October 16

    Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Join in for Monmouth County Historical Association’s 11th annual TavernFest, planned for October 16 from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. at Allen House, located at 400 Sycamore Avenue in Shrewsbury.

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    October 1, 2021 | Local , Beyond The Brand | Colts Neck , Fair Haven , Holmdel , Lincroft , Little Silver , Red Bank , Rumson , Sea Bright

    Beyond the Brand: Car Concierge Plus

    Meet Tom Paolella Enjoy the Process is a saying that applies to many events in our lives— for most people, shopping for a car or truck is not one of them. One common complaint is a lack of confidence that the dealer has offered the best price. (Remember the Seinfeld dealership episode and the line item for “additional overcharge”?) Others find it tedious, confusing, or time-consuming. Then there is Tom Paolella who embraces the process. Nine years ago, Tom founded Car Concierge Plus, a unique service to level the playing field between dealers and buyers.

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    September 26, 2021 | Local , Events | Colts Neck

    CNBA Hosts Annual Polo Classic

    The second annual Colts Neck Business Association (CNBA) Polo Classic was held last month with more than 500 people in attendance. Two local favorites were back for a rematch with Delicious Orchards defending its title against Huddy’s Inn. CNBA President Dino Nicoletta welcomed those present with committee woman Sue Fitzpatrick who led the committee that organized the event. The day included the presentation of the honor guard of colors by the Colts Neck High School ROTC; Captain Ed Callahan, commander Naval Weapon Station Earle, led the Pledge of Allegiance; Greg Penza sang the National Anthem; Pastor Chris Durkin of the Colts Neck Community Church offered an invocation.

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    September 2, 2021 | Entertainment , Local |

    The Beat Goes On: 25 Years of Music with the Moroccan Sheepherders

    It was the year the Spice Girls hit the radio waves with their debut single Wannabe, Alanis Morissette was the number one female artist, and Los Del Rio’s Macarena had everyone dancing. 1996 was also the year three guys came together in a home studio and started a band that has lasted for a quarter century and is more popular than ever, entertaining the Jersey Shore and named for an article in National Geographic. The Moroccan Sheepherders (MSH) will celebrate its silver anniversary this month on September 25 at Bar Anticipation in Lake Como.

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    August 3, 2021 | Local , Events | Colts Neck

    The Fir Farm to Host the 7th Annual Hops Harvest Fest

    You’re Invited! The 7th Annual Hops Harvest Fest will be held on August 7, August 14 and August 21 from 12:00 to 5:00 pm at The Fir Farm. Join in for a fun and different way of spending your day by picking hops, barbecuing, enjoying live music, playing cornhole, meeting new friends, and having some laughs along the way.

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    July 26, 2021 | Local , Events | Fair Haven

    Fair Haven Mayor’s Cup Returns to the Navesink River

    The 8th annual Two Cup Regatta – the Mayor’s Cup and the North Jersey Yacht Racing Association’s (NJYRA) Irwin Bowl – was held simultaneously on July 3rd on the Navesink River, starting in Fair Haven from the Shrewsbury River Yacht Club (SRYC). The Keelboat Class and Mayor’s Cup went to Lou Moore and Michael Wiehl on the “Lynn” sailed out of Fair Haven Yacht Works. The One Design Fleet award went to “Designer’s Choice” sailed by Dominic Gasperinni and Danny Raffellie out of River Rats.

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    July 1, 2021 | Philanthropy , Local | Red Bank

    Tigger House Opens New Red Bank Location

    Last month, Tigger House hosted an open house for its new location at 93 Shrewsbury Avenue in Red Bank with the nonprofit’s founders, board members, ambassadors, student alliance representatives, members of the community and elected officials in attendance. The mission of Tigger House is to save lives against the dangers of substance addiction, through community- fueled awareness and widespread informative education against substance abuse. It is the experience of the Stavola family and many others who have lost a loved one to addiction that “it is not the last dose of heroin that is killing our children, it is the first.”

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    June 30, 2021 | Local | Holmdel

    Local Church Welcomes Back Parishioners with Improvements & Yard Sale

    June 6, 2021 during the dedication of the new elevatorHolmdel Community United Church of Christ (HCUCC) has been welcoming back parishioners and newcomers to the church for some time now. Even during the early phase of the pandemic, live stream services were held in an effort to reach out to the community.

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    June 29, 2021 | Local | Fair Haven , Rumson

    RFH Class of 2021 Graduates

    RFH Class of 2021 Gets the Celebration They Deserve On June 17, 2021, in a ceremony that resembled normalcy and tradition in every sense, 245 extraordinary students sat together for the last time on the field of Kessler Stadium at Monmouth University for the conferral of their diplomas to mark their graduation from Rumson Fair Haven Regional High School.

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    June 29, 2021 | Local | Colts Neck

    Driving in Colts Neck? Be Aware of Horses and Their Riders

    Colts Neck resident Connie DeMaio is a second-generation horsewoman who started riding at a young age; her father was a Standardbred trainer in town. She currently has a small facility in Colts Neck where locals board their horses. “We love to ride our horses as a group at least once a week to Bucks Mill Park and down Mercer Road to Hominy Hill trails,” she said. Most recently, Connie and her friends have encountered a great amount of road rage.

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    June 10, 2021 | Local | Fair Haven

    Dermer Dreams Raised 83,227 Pounds of Food

    Earlier this spring, the Fair Haven Fire House was once again the scene of a Dermer Dreams wide-reaching community effort to help alleviate hunger.

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    April 27, 2021 | Entertainment , Local |

    Axelrod Performing Arts Center Presents Summer Concert Series in Holmdel and Asbury Park

    The Axelrod Performing Arts Center presents the “UP ON THE ROOF” Vogel Summer Concert Series, taking place in two outdoor venues: the scenic rooftop deck at Bell Works in Holmdel and the Arthur Pryor Bandshell on the Asbury Park Boardwalk. Beginning May 12, the series takes place every other week, Wednesdays in Asbury Park and Thursdays in Holmdel through August. For the complete schedule, tickets and rain dates, visit axelrodartscenter.com

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    April 20, 2021 | Local | Lincroft

    CBA Alumni Take One Last Lap in the Old Round Barn

    The iconic facility will be demolished later this spring in preparation for a reconstructed, updated Round Barn. For decades of Christian Brothers Academy runners, there is one building on campus that holds a special place in their hearts: the Round Barn.

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    April 6, 2021 | Local | Holmdel

    Jacquie Dalton: From Jockey to Jet Girl

    Jacquie Dalton is Founder and CEO of Sparrow Executive Jets. One might think working in the jet set world of luxury, looking as polished as she does, that life has been an easy lift for her. Dalton usually looks like she stepped off the pages of a fashion magazine, typical business attire is a silk dress or pencil skirt suit and stiletto heels. Her coiffed hair and million-dollar smile turn heads. Get in closer and Dalton has the grit that comes with working like a draft horse, and the passion of a laser-focused athlete. Expertise, grit and passion enable Dalton to orchestrate the best possible, safe, luxurious flying experience for her clients. This powerhouse petite businesswoman has a unique story of Jockey to Jet Girl.

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    April 6, 2021 | Local | Rumson

    Ann Pennington Crowned United States of America’s Mrs.

    Mrs. New Jersey United States 2018, and United States of America’s Mrs. New York 2021, Ann Pennington was crowned Queen of all the states as United States of America’s Mrs. for 2021. A resident of Rumson, Ann’s company, Eye for Style, has an office in New York, making her eligible in both New York and New Jersey.

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    April 5, 2021 | Philanthropy , Local | Lincroft

    Lincroft Dentist Brightening Smiles to Help Children in Need

    100% of Proceeds from Teeth Whitening Procedures Donated to Smiles for Life Foundation Local dental patients can have their teeth whitened and help a child in need by visiting local Crown Council dentist Dr. Mitchel Friedman of Newman Springs Dental Care. The 23rd annual Smiles For Life Campaign runs now through June 30, and 100 percent of the proceeds from teeth whitening procedures done at Newman Springs Dental Care are contributed directly to the Smiles for Life Foundation. This foundation uses donations from the community to help fund worthy children’s charities and humanitarian work, both locally and around the world.

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    April 1, 2021 | Entertainment , Local |

    Count Basie Center Announces ‘Concerts On The Green’ Outdoor Summer Concert Series

    The Count Basie Center for the Arts recently announced Concerts On The Green, an outdoor, socially-distanced concert series kicking off in mid-May at the historic Suneagles Golf Club in Eatontown.

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    March 18, 2021 | Dining , Local , Events | Fair Haven , Rumson , Sea Bright

    Red Horse by David Burke to Open at Former Fromagerie Site

    Despite the challenges of the pandemic and the severe restrictions facing restaurants, renowned Chef David Burke managed to open three new restaurants in New Jersey over the past year. And now he’s preparing to open the fourth – Red Horse by David Burke, on the site of the former Fromagerie in Rumson. The prospective opening date is March 24.

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    March 18, 2021 | Local , Meet Your Neighbor | Rumson

    Meet Your Neighbor: Ira Rosenberg

    Artist Creates Beauty with Glass Artist Ira Rosenberg lives in Rumson with his wife, his two children, Emily and Erik, and their dog, Mack. Art has played a central part in Ira’s life, beginning with his childhood drawings, his formal art education, and culminating in a career at Nickelodeon spanning 25 years, where he is currently an Art Director.

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    March 18, 2021 | Local | Red Bank

    Secret Stash Makes its Grand Re-Opening

    Kevin Smith spent the weekend of March 13 and 14 at the grand re-opening of Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash. The store, owned by Smith, is newly relocated to 65 Broad Street, Red Bank.

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    March 18, 2021 | Philanthropy , Entertainment , Local | Red Bank

    Count Basie Center for the Arts Hosts Fundraising Gala

    The Count Basie Center for the Arts held its winter fundraising gala, dubbed the “Winter Trip,” this month. The gala honored New Jersey State Senator Vin Gopal (D-11), Monmouth County Commissioner Director Tom Arnone, and Yvonne Scudiery, the retiring Count Basie Center Vice President of Education, who established the nonprofit’s arts education program two decades ago.

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    March 4, 2021 | Philanthropy , Local | Fair Haven

    Dermer Dreams: Fighting Hunger One Bag at a Time

    “Many hands make light work” is on full display in Monmouth County, thanks to the vision and drive of the Dermer family of Fair Haven. Dan and Alyse Dermer grew up in Freehold, settled in Sea Bright (until Superstorm Sandy destroyed their home) relocated to New York, and now reside in Fair Haven with their daughter Reyna, son Brendan, and Schempie, their famous bernadoodle. A giving spirit is ingrained in the entire family and Dan is quick to credit his mother, Beatrice, with instilling in him and his brother Mike, a love for helping others.

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    March 3, 2021 | Local | Middletown

    Inaugural Spin4Kids Raises $85k+

    Infinite Love for Kids Fighting Cancer Organization held a Peloton-themed virtual fundraiser in hopes of raising $25,000. Much to its delight, when the numbers were tallied the totals donated by riders and teams had raised $85,196. The money, in its entirety, will go to supporting children currently fighting cancer and to fund new pediatric cancer research. On January 30th, more than 200 Peloton riders registered (AKA a $25 donation) to ride Peloton instructor Tunde Oyeneyin’s 9:30am 30 min live Hip Hop ride with Infinite Love for Kids Fighting Cancer Organization founder/President Andrea Verdone Gorsegner and Vice President Jim McCaffrey. It was an awesome way to kick off the day, especially since Tunde gave the #InfiniteLove4Kids group a special shout out! Once that class was over, Andrea continued to ride her Peloton for an additional 23 consecutive hours via Peloton’s scenic rides. Then for her final 30 minutes of the 24-hour long ride, more than 50 Peloton riders rode with her through the virtual finish line via Peloton instructor Emma Lovewell’s 30 min Coldplay ride.

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    March 2, 2021 | Local | Holmdel , Red Bank

    Sharing Love with Area Nurses

    To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Carol Stillwell, Colts Neck, and Michael Duru Clothiers, Shrewsbury, gave 500 nurses of Hackensack Meridian Health Riverview and Bayshore Medical Centers very special masks and flowers to say thank you for all they do for the community.

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    March 2, 2021 | Local , Beyond The Brand | Colts Neck

    Beyond the Brand with Melodee Peters of OCD Spaces

    Melodee Peters moved to Colts Neck from Los Angeles and recently opened OCD Spaces, building on an idea that came to her while she was spending time home due to the pandemic. The initials, OCD, for “Organization, Closet & Design” reveal a deeper meaning: Melodee discovered her diagnosis of OCD has been a great asset in the organization business. Meet Melodee Peters, owner of OCD Spaces.

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    February 24, 2021 | Local , Meet Your Neighbor | Red Bank

    Working Momkind: Connecting Mothers Across Communities

    Meet Your Neighbor: Ingrid Read Becoming a mother is a profound experience, and Ingrid Read soon realized it also gives rise to many unforeseen feelings and questions, not only about motherhood, but also about balancing personal and professional ambitions. Three years ago, Ingrid found herself scouring the internet for some direction and knew she could not possibly be alone in feeling a bit lost. She recognized the sense it would make for information to be available all in one place, and so, while on maternity leave, Ingrid created Working Momkind, an online community now helping more than 176,000 moms worldwide find support and information. Last year, she added an additional layer of support–she is now a certified Postpartum Doula. Meet Ingrid Read, whose decision to solve a common problem has led to a source of comfort for so many.

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    February 21, 2021 | Local | Little Silver

    Ranney Student Raises Funds for Asbury Park Music Foundation

    In celebration of his recent eleventh birthday, Little Silver resident Sean Ricard decided to hold a birthday fundraiser on Facebook. With the help of family and friends, he was able to raise more than $1,300 in January and to donate the funds to the Asbury Park Music Foundation (APMF). Sean, who attends Ranney School, shared what inspired him to write his first piano piece and hold the fundraiser.

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    February 17, 2021 | Local | Rumson , Sea Bright

    Rumson Nine-Year-Old Treats Sea Bright Company 43 to Lunch

    On Giving Tuesday, the Sea Bright Fire and Rescue, Company 43, was treated to lunch by nine-year-old Crawford Pennington and his family. Crawford admires the firefighters and policemen and thinks of them as superheroes, so he was thrilled with his private tour and VIP ride in the fire engine after he had served lunch. He was able to chat to the Police Chief, Fire Chief, and a very special German Shepherd named Rika who spends a lot of her time at the station. “It’s very important to show our thanks to those who are always helping others,” Crawford shared with his parents.

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    February 2, 2021 | Philanthropy , Local | Little Silver

    Little Silver Resident Creating Cakes for a Cause

    Meg Ricard is utilizing her baking skills to help local families in a unique way. The Little Silver resident, who is a board member of the BloomAgain Foundation NJ, has created Cakes for a Cause.

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    February 1, 2021 | Local | Rumson

    From the Field to the Ice: Volker Named to National Bobsled/Skeleton Team

    Former Rumson Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) football and track star, Charlie Volker, has laced up different spikes five years after leaving the halls of RFH to take his speed and skill to the ice. The All State and All Shore running back and sprinter took on a completely new challenge when his post-college plans to try out for the NFL were paused due to the pandemic. As Bulldog fans have come to expect from the standout student and athlete who went on to continue his academic and athletic career at Princeton University, Volker has found immediate success in the sport of bobsledding.

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    January 10, 2021 | Local , Events | Rumson

    Virtual Screening of “Broadway Musicals – A Jewish Legacy” on Zoom

    Congregation B’nai Israel in Rumson welcomes you to a virtual screening of the 2013 BBC Imagine documentary film, “Broadway Musicals – A Jewish Legacy”, hosted by the CBI Library Committee, on January 31st at 11:00 am. Enjoy the excitement, history and imagery of the shows and icons of Broadway theater, and see the roles of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical, with highlights including Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Irving Berlin, George and Ira Gershwin, Oscar Hammerstein II, Kurt Weill, and others.

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    January 4, 2021 | Local , Meet Your Neighbor | Rumson

    Meet Your Neighbor: Kyle Ward

    Monmouth County is filled with creative people, and musician Kyle Ward fits right in. ​Kyle lives in Rumson with his parents Lynne and Hugh, his sister Maddie, and dog Ziggy. After attending Rumson-Fair Haven High School, Kyle continued his education at Berklee College of Music in Boston. He recently collaborated with fellow Rumson resident, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, on her original film, RUSHΣD, serving as assistant sound engineer and composing four original songs. Although he enjoyed a small acting part, music is definitely Kyle’s passion and at age 25, he already is a multifaceted accomplished musician. Meet Kyle Ward: performer, music teacher, producer, and composer.

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    December 30, 2020 | Local , Meet Your Neighbor | Colts Neck

    Meet Your Neighbor: Lin Fong-O’Neill

    Creativity with a Purpose Lin Fong-O’Neill was born in China, raised in Hong Kong, and has lived in Colts Neck for more than 27 years and counting. Lin spent 33 years in the corporate world at J.P. Morgan Chase, managing global project implementation. She met her husband Ben there and in 1993, they moved to Colts Neck from New York with their son David, who is now married to Stephanie and has two daughters, Olivia and Catalina. A wonderful life together changed abruptly for Lin with the sudden passing of Ben last year.

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    December 27, 2020 | Local | Rumson

    An Interactive Mural in Downtown Rumson

    Art heals and serves as a refreshing distraction for both the artist and the viewers. One such pleasant distraction awaits viewers in downtown Rumson. Local renowned portrait artist, Mary Connell Gaynor, has enlivened the local scene with her remarkable animal murals, meticulously created on the walls of Rumson Wine & Spirits. This contribution to Rumson is particularly fitting, given Mary’s connection to the town and Monmouth County. She spent much of her childhood in Rumson, raised her own family there, and earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Monmouth University.

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    November 5, 2020 | Local , Events | Middletown

    Granny’s Attic Craft Show to Celebrate 40th Anniversary at Bell Works

    One of Monmouth County’s favorite holiday traditions since 1980, Granny’s Attic Craft Show will be held on Saturday, November 21 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at Bell Works Parking Lot in Holmdel. Considered one of the largest craft shows on the East Coast, Granny’s Attic features more than 250 juried vendors/crafters of unique, handcrafted items to satisfy all your holiday shopping needs! Artwork, stained glass, holiday ornaments, accessories, candles, ceramics, children’s items, jewelry, tasty chocolates, homemade fudge, spices and many more unique, handcrafted items.

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    November 5, 2020 | Local | Rumson , Sea Bright

    Borough of Sea Bright Developing Shrewsbury Riverfront Park

    One acre of land at the foot of the Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge on Ocean Avenue located directly across from the Anchorage Public Beach is being transformed into a unique public park. The future home of the Shrewsbury Riverfront Park will be at the site of the former Anchorage Apartments, which were destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. “The State Department of Environmental Protection offered to buy the property after the building was destroyed during Superstorm Sandy. This would be a Green Acres Purchase that would require the Borough to develop and manage the property,” explained Administrative Assistant of Special Projects Frank Lawrence.

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    November 5, 2020 | Local , Events | Rumson

    Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee Hosts Annual Erin Open Golf Tournament & Pickleball Clinic

    Announces 2021 Parade Charity Recipient: With the help of the Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, a host of community activities that will raise awareness and funds for local non-profits is already underway. In September, the Parade Committee hosted its seventh annual Erin Open Golf Tournament and the second annual Pickleball Clinic at the Rumson Country Club. The shotgun tournament began early in the morning with a solemn tribute to honor and remember those lost during 9/11. Following the tournament, clinic and a buffet luncheon, Parade Board President Christopher Neary announced its 2020-2021 beneficiary will be Shore House, which is based in Long Branch. This unique recovery program offers meaningful social, educational, and employment opportunities to restore hope, independence, and self-worth for people living with mental illness.

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    November 5, 2020 | Philanthropy , Local , Events | Red Bank , Shrewsbury

    YMCA Partners with Local Agencies to Distribute Nearly 10,000 Meals and Food Supplies During Pandemic

    Response to COVID-19 Crisis is Largest Outreach Effort in Y’s 146-Year History as a Cause Driven Community Organization The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County pivoted immediately when its facilities shut down in March as the COVID crisis started. The gym floors, exercise spaces and pools were vacant, but employees and volunteers jumped into action to respond to critical community needs.

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    November 5, 2020 | Local , Meet Your Neighbor , Beyond The Brand | Colts Neck , Fair Haven , Holmdel , Lincroft , Little Silver , Red Bank , Rumson , Sea Bright

    Beyond the Brand: College Connoisseur Cathy Davis

    Meet Cathy S. Davis, Independent College Counselor The college admissions process can be very stressful in “normal” times. Now, the pandemic has added layers of new issues and strategies as colleges change their requirements and methods, and students weigh their best options. Meet Cathy Davis, a former high school guidance counselor, guiding families for more than 25 years. She understands the students, the process, and as importantly, has built relationships with many admission departments.

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    November 5, 2020 | Local , Events | Atlantic Highlands , Locust , Middletown , Rumson , Sea Bright

    All Saints’ Church presents Annual Winterfest

    All Saints’ Church (The Stone Church) will be hosting its annual Winterfest outdoors on December 5 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

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    November 5, 2020 | Local , Events | Atlantic Highlands , Colts Neck , Holmdel , Lincroft , Little Silver , Middletown , Red Bank

    Grand Opening! Circus Wines, Beer & Spirits Open in Lincroft

    Circus Wines, Beer & Spirits is now open in what used to be the Manhattan Bagel in Lincroft Commons on Newman Springs Road. Owned by both the Azzolina and Scaduto families, it is their fourth liquor store under the Circus umbrella that also includes five Foodtown supermarkets in Monmouth County.

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    October 8, 2020 | Philanthropy , Local , Events | Shrewsbury

    Monmouth County SPCA to Host Pet Adoption Event at World Subaru

    Adoption event is part of the ASPCA & Subaru Loves Pets Grant Program The Monmouth County SPCA will be hosting an adoption event on Saturday, October 17 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm at World Subaru in Shrewsbury. The event will feature adoptable dogs and puppies and have a fun autumn theme, complete with a pumpkin patch with pumpkins for purchase, haystacks, and a fall-themed photobooth.

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    October 5, 2020 | Local , Events | Atlantic Highlands , Colts Neck , Fair Haven , Holmdel , Lincroft , Little Silver , Locust , Middletown , Oceanport , Red Bank , Rumson , Sea Bright , Shrewsbury

    CBA to Host Event for New Track & Field Complex

    The Dr. George Sheehan Track Event will take place October 18 outdoors at the Lincroft campus of Christian Brothers Academy (CBA) to honor the noted cardiologist and avid runner who was a founder of the school and fostered the winning track program. Along with the Sheehan family, noted friends of Shore-area running Tim McLoone and Elliott Denman will be guest speakers at the event.

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    September 9, 2020 | Local , Events | Atlantic Highlands , Colts Neck , Fair Haven , Holmdel , Locust , Middletown , Red Bank , Rumson , Sea Bright , Shrewsbury

    Monmouth County to sponsor a “Tribute in Lights” in honor of 9/11

    In honor of the lives lost and the fearless display of heroism by rescue teams and citizens who responded to the tragedy on September 11, 2001, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders will sponsor a “Tribute in Lights” for three nights beginning on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020.

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    April 9, 2020 | Local | Locust

    Abby Daly: Closing the Reading Gap Through Bridge of Books

    “All children should have access to books they can call their own.” – Abby Daly Not all children have easy access to books, and even in New Jersey, there are children who are “book poor.” Fortunately, people like Abby Daly from Locust are helping to solve this problem. Through her efforts, The Bridge of Books Foundation was created seventeen years ago. “What started as something to occupy my time with my kids, transformed into a drive to close the gap in access to books among kids throughout New Jersey,” shared Abby.

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    April 9, 2020 | Local , Events | Middletown

    Middletown Arts Center Initiates National Online Script-to-Video Project

    Find yourself with extra time on your hands these days? Ever dream of having professional actors and directors make a movie that YOU wrote? Do you just love to create? Well, you’re in luck! The Middletown Arts Center has launched MAKE IT TOGETHER! – a free national online script-to-video project. The Arts Center hopes to spark creativity and fun collaborations as this initiative will connect kids, families and individuals with artists and arts organizations to bring their film ideas to life. Submit a short script (up to three minutes or approximately five typed pages in length) and the team of performers, directors and editors will use them (as many as they can) as the blueprints to make outrageous, beautiful, silly masterpieces.

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    March 9, 2020 | Philanthropy , Local | Lincroft

    Finley Elias Raises Money for Koala Hospital in Australia

    Ten-year-old Lincroft resident Finley Elias, in fourth grade at Lincroft Elementary School, has raised $17,000 for the Koalas she dearly loves. Hearing about the raging fires in her mother’s native country of Australia, she wanted to help and decided to raise money for the cause.

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    June 12, 2019 | Local , Events | Middletown

    Calling All Heroes for Infinite Love’s Annual Shave A Hero, Save a Hero Event

    Middletown resident 9-year-old Natalie Gorsegner was diagnosed with high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia in August of 2012. She underwent over two years of aggressive chemotherapy and has been in remission since November of 2014. While the Gorsegner’s are grateful for their daughter’s survival, they know all too well that many families do not share their same good fortune as childhood cancer is the leading cause of death by disease for our kids here in the United States and unfortunately funding for childhood cancer research is extremely limited (in over 25 years only three new drugs have been developed for any type of childhood cancer)! Inspired by their own daughter and the thousands of other fighters, the family launched their grassroots foundation, Infinite Love for Kids Fighting Cancer.

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    June 6, 2019 | Entertainment , Local , Events | Lincroft

    Monmouth Museum presents ‘Woodstock at 50: Summer of Love’

    The Monmouth Museum presents Woodstock at 50: Summer of Love, June 8 – September 1, 2019. Gallery Hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday, 12:00 – 5:00 pm, museum admission is $8. The Opening Reception will be Saturday, June 8th, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Admission to the opening reception is free and open to the public. Performing at the Opening will be Poppa John Bugg who played with Richie Havens.

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    April 4, 2019 | Local , Events | Lincroft

    Park System to host Creative Arts & Music Festival

    The Monmouth County Park System is hosting its annual Creative Arts & Music Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 4 at Thompson Park, 805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft. This juried arts festival features specially selected artists’ works of pottery, photography, jewelry, paintings and other mediums. Local artists include Don Bradford, Kate Eggleston, and Demetrius Patterson. Besides the artwork, visitors will enjoy live music and free art demonstrations and activities. Musical highlights include Andy B.AND SoulFolk, award-winning local singer/songwriter Joseph Alton Miller, the bluegrass band Dark City Strings, and The Band of the Two Rivers. Visitors will also enjoy art demonstrations. Admission and parking for the festival are free.

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    March 7, 2019 | Local , Events | Lincroft

    Kegs for a Cause… a Gathering for The Greener Good

    The Lincroft Village Green Association (LVGA) is hosting its fundraiser – Kegs for a Cause – at Red Tank Brewing Company in Red Bank on Friday, March 22 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. The fundraising event is open to anyone 21 and over who would like to support the Association’s capital campaign “For the Greener Good”. For a donation of $35, guests will receive a flight of hand-crafted beer, light fare, and of course, a night of fun with friends.

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    October 10, 2018 | Local , Events | Lincroft

    Lincroft Ladies Auxiliary to Host Fundraiser

    The Ladies Auxiliary of the Lincroft Volunteer Fire Company is sponsoring a fundraiser called Fun at the Firehouse. The festivities start at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 2nd at the Lincroft Fire House, located at 601 Newman Springs Road in Lincroft (diagonally across from ACME).

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    October 10, 2018 | Local , Events | Lincroft

    Halloween Candy Buy Back in Lincroft to Benefit Our Active Duty Heroes Overseas

    Newman Springs Dental Care is redefining the phrase “put your $$ where your mouth is”. This Halloween, trick-or-treaters can bring their excess candy to the Lincroft dental office and receive $1 per pound. Drs. Mitchel Friedman, Aparna Menon & Amarpreet Suri are leading this anti-decay movement by giving away dollars and glowing timer toothbrushes in exchange for cavity-provoking candy. This Lincroft family dental practice has sponsored this event since 2009 with Comcast Spotlight. They will also donate a toothbrush for every pound of candy collected.

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    October 8, 2018 | Local , Events | Middletown

    Infinite Love on Track to Hit $1 Million in Pediatric Cancer Research Grants Funded

    October 12th ‘Wish for a Cure’ Annual Gala is organization’s biggest fundraiser Middletown-based Infinite Love for Kids Fighting Cancer’s 5th annual Wish for a Cure Gala will be held on Friday, October 12, 2018 from 7 p.m. until midnight at the beachfront Ocean Place Resort & Spa in Long Branch, NJ.

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    October 4, 2018 | Local , Events | Lincroft

    Get Into the Spirit of the Season at Thompson Park Day

    Dress up the dog, plan your scarecrow, and come ready to have fun at Thompson Park Day! Held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, October 14, at Thompson Park, 805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, this event offers seasonal fun for the whole family. Free activities for the day include fall festival games, kids’ races, pie-eating contests, S.T.E.A.M. fun, entertainment, and more. Activities requiring two tickets ($1 per ticket) or a wristband ($12 per person) are archery, bungee trampoline, climbing wall, inflatable rides, rolling video games, wagon rides, Turbo Twister and Turbo Tubs. For pumpkin painting and ceramics only tickets will be accepted, two tickets each.

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    September 19, 2018 | Local , Events | Lincroft

    Free Dental Care at Lincroft Practice

    Newman Springs Dental Care is hosting its twelfth annual Dentistry From The Heart event on Thursday, October 4th at its office located at 539 Newman Springs Road in Lincroft. Dental volunteers will offer attendees the gift of a free day of dentistry services on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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    June 11, 2018 | Local | Colts Neck , Fair Haven , Holmdel , Lincroft , Little Silver , Locust , Middletown , Red Bank , Rumson , Sea Bright

    County Clerk seeks nominations for Clayton and French Awards

    Seeking individuals dedicated to preserving Monmouth County’s past Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is seeking nominations for the Monmouth County Jane G. Clayton Award and the M. Claire French Award for Leadership in Historic Preservation. If you know a person or an organization that has gone above and beyond to preserve the history of Monmouth County, nominate that person by July 15.

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    April 4, 2018 | Local , Events | Oceanport

    Monmouth Park Charity Fund to host 15th annual Kentucky Derby Celebration

    ​On May 5th, the Monmouth Park Charity Fund will be hosting its 15th Annual Kentucky Derby Celebration at Blu Grotto’s beautiful outdoor garden at historic Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport. This fun event will provide a simulcast of the Kentucky Derby with betting available, an open bar & chef specialties, a hat parade & contest, live & silent auctions, and games of chance.

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    March 20, 2018 | Local | Colts Neck , Fair Haven , Holmdel , Lincroft , Little Silver , Locust , Middletown , Red Bank , Rumson , Sea Bright

    County Ready to Battle Snow as Spring Arrives

    Public Works crews prepping roads and monitoring storm | Emergency Management is ready to assist, if needed Meteorologists are predicting significant snowfall overnight in Monmouth County and the Department of Public Works and Engineering is preparing County roads and monitoring the anticipated storm.

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    November 21, 2017 | Local , Events | Fair Haven , Little Silver , Rumson , Shrewsbury

    Calling All Rumson, Fair Haven, Little Silver & Shrewsbury Football Players!

    This November 24, 2017 at Count Basie Field in Red Bank will mark the 16th consecutive “Black Friday” when Little Silver and Shrewsbury residents will square off in a flag football match, formerly known as “The White Road Cup”. The game had always been played on White Road in Little Silver where Red Bank Catholic football practices, which happened to be the border of the two towns. What started in 2002 as a pick-up event among a few friends, has now grown into a colossal community fundraiser helping to tackle hunger with Lunch Break as its sole benefactor. In recent years, the participants have raised over $25,000 and donated trucks full of clothing and non-perishable goods to those in need.

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    March 2, 2017 | Local | Rumson , Sea Bright

    Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge Set for Thursday Night Closure

    Regular maintenance on bascule span; bridge closed 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. The Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge (S-32) over the Shrewsbury River will undergo maintenance work, weather permitting, to its center bascule span from 8 p.m. Thursday, March 2 to 6 a.m. Friday, March 3. The overnight closure will allow the Monmouth County Division of Bridges staff to perform regular maintenance to the bridge’s movable section.

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