day : 11/07/2013 19 results

MIDDLETOWN LIONS CLUB RACE BRINGS OUT SUPPORTERS FOR A GOOD CAUSE

The Lion’s Club of Middletown held their second annual Run to Hear 5K race/walk in Thomson Park in Lincroft on June 1. The event attracted 150 participants and many observers and volunteers. In addition to medals for first, second, and third place winners in different age brackets and random drawings for prizes consisting of $200 worth of gift cards donated  by Luigi’s Restaurant Lincroft, there were random drawings for two scholarships (one for $1,500 and one  for  $500) among the  ...

COLTS NECK BUSINESS ASSOCIATION NEWS

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of one of our founders, Sil Lutkewitte, who died on Saturday, May 26.  Living a life filled with faith, family, and friends, he was an inspiration to us all.  Rest in Peace, Sil - your wit and wisdom will be sorely missed by the CNBA! We also wish to send our prayers for a speedy recovery to our past president and advisor, Sal Barbagallo.  Get well soon -- the meetings are not the same without you! It’s time to Cultivate Connecti...

TWO RIVER THEATER ANNOUNCES ITS 20TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON

Two River Theater, under the leadership of artistic director John Dias and managing director Michael Hurst, has announced the lineup of productions for its 2013-14 20th Anniversary Season. Low-priced ticket packages are on sale now at (732) 345-1400 or www.TRTC.org.  “This season, Two River Theater is celebrating our 20th anniversary with a season of plays that reflect our history and honor our founding mission: ‘to present plays that most richly direct our gaze to the life of the human ...

FOUR CANDIDATES VIE FOR POSITIONS ON HOLMDEL BOARD OF EDUCATION by Joanne Colella

Four candidates have filed nominating positions to run for three seats on the Holmdel Board of Education.  Incumbents Ana Vander Woude, the current board president, Dennis Pavlik, the current vice president, and board member Mike Sockol are all seeking reelection for three-year terms of office. Mr. Pavlik and Mr. Sockol are each finishing up their first terms on the school board, while Ms. Vander Woude is finishing her second. They are being challenged by Peter Reddy, who made an unsuccessful ...

LET’S DISH by MaryAnn Miano

Summertime without grilling corn on the cob is unimaginable.  Were it not for the indigenous peoples in the Americas cultivating these pearls of gold, correctly called maize, no one would have discovered corn in its present form growing in the wild.  Archaeologists who have studied corn can only find a history of cultivated grains going back in the Americas to approximately 9,000 years.  Botanists studying the ancestry of corn during the early part of the 20th century discovered that maize ...

ENTERTAINMENT CORNER by Laura Kolnoski

Maybe they should change their name to Monmouth Pops. Sitting in the aesthetically pleasing barn at Thompson Park in Lincroft one evening last month, this thought wafted through my head along with some wonderfully enjoyable music. My next thought was: If more people knew how great the Colts Neck Community Band is, this concert would be standing room only. Additionally, all performances of the Colts Neck Community Band (CNCB), now in its 11th season, are free. This masterful band of all-stars ...

BUSINESS MATTERS by Glen J. Dalakian, Sr.

"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful."                                                                                                                 --Albert Schweitzer  Happiness is Key to Success! How many people do we know that have spent much of their life striving for what they thought ...

WORKING CLASS – FROM JOB SEEKER TO MONEY MAKER by Marjorie Kavanagh

If I told you there was a place where, according to Job Vite, 93% of employers sourced job candidates, and that this was the same place from which they hired 89% of their employees, would you want know where it is?  Sure you would! It’s www.Linkedin.com (LI), a professional social media networking site with over 225 million members in over 200 countries. The Wall Street Journal reports just 20% of jobs openings are represented through online job boards and the other 80% are filled through ...

JULY SPECIAL EVENTS

July 4 23rd Annual Oceanfest July 4th Celebration – 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on the Promenade in Long Branch.  The free, family-friendly festival runs rain or shine along the half-mile stretch of oceanfront Promenade between Seven Presidents Park and the Ocean Place Resort & Spa. The evening ends with a spectacular fireworks display over the ocean, with music simulcast by 95.9 the WRAT starting at 9:00 pm. This year, Oceanfest will host the New Jersey Hall of Fame traveling exhibit, a ...