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A NEW YEAR BEGINS AT LINCROFT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL By Les Pierce

A NEW YEAR BEGINS AT LINCROFT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL By Les Pierce The lazy hazy days of summer are over. On Monday, September 9, school buses began rolling once again. As students approached the front door of Lincroft Elementary School, they encountered Principal Steven Graziano ushering in everyone with a “welcome back” greeting. Kindergarten students were provided special attention and assisted by aids guiding them to an orientation session. The 2013-2014 academic year begins with ...

LOVED ONES REMEMBERED ON SEPTEMBER 11

LOVED ONES REMEMBERED ON SEPTEMBER 11 On September 11, 2013, a group of family members and friends who lost loved ones on 9/11 gathered for an informal memorial service at the Holmdel memorial in front of town hall.  A candle was lit for each of the victims and responders on the memorial, and a long-stemmed rose was placed near each of the names. Lisa Hettler, chairperson for the memorial, said that the gathering was nice, as the families really got to share conversation and support each ...

COLTS NECK FIRST AID SQUAD MEMBERS CONTINUE THEIR VITAL WORK OVER THE LONG HOT SUMMER By Tony Senk

COLTS NECK FIRST AID SQUAD MEMBERS CONTINUE THEIR VITAL WORK OVER THE LONG HOT SUMMER By Tony Senk   The month of August means a lot of things to a lot of people. It’s the month for family vacations, for closing in on the end of summer, and the start of another school year. For members of the Colts Neck First Aid Squad, August meant responding to a total of 46 calls. Of those, 30 were medical calls, eight were motor vehicle accidents, six were injury calls, one was a fire call, and ...

NEW SEASON BEGINS FOR LITTLE SILVER GARDEN CLUB

NEW SEASON BEGINS FOR LITTLE SILVER GARDEN CLUB The Little Silver Garden Club starts its new season on Thursday, October 10 at 10:30 a.m. with an illustrated presentation on “Native Orchids of New Jersey” by naturalist Rick Radis. Because of its amazingly wide range of habitats, industrial, suburbanized New Jersey is still home to 50 species of wild orchids. Many are small, rare, and hard to find, but others are spectacular and still widespread. Mr. Radis is editor of New Jersey Audubon ...

RBR WRESTLER WILL NOT ALLOW DIABETES TO DETER HIS DREAMS

RBR WRESTLER WILL NOT ALLOW DIABETES TO DETER HIS DREAMS Jack McMahon always wanted to participate in a team sport in school. When he entered fifth grade, the Junior Buc Wrestling signs in his Little Silver neighborhood caught his eye just about the same time his neighbor, a volunteer wrestling coach, caught his ear. Soon Jack began to play in club wrestling as well as the Junior Bucs program. As a freshman at Red Bank Regional (RBR) this past year, he realized his dream to wrestle for the ...

BUSINESS BRIEFS By Lori Draz

BUSINESS BRIEFS By Lori Draz We begin this month’s Business Briefs by sending a special word of support to our friends in Seaside who are battling back from that devastating boardwalk fire -- and to all the businesses still overcoming the effects of Superstorm Sandy, one year later.  Please support these businesses with your patronage. Canvas Studio Art, an art studio established by artists for artists, reopened this September at a new location, 126 East River Road in Rumson. With better ...

DR. JOHN GRIFFITH OFFICIALLY INSTALLED AS RANNEY’S FOURTH HEAD OF SCHOOL

DR. JOHN GRIFFITH OFFICIALLY INSTALLED AS RANNEY’S FOURTH HEAD OF SCHOOL On September 17, students across all three divisions, along with parents, faculty, members of the board of trustees, and distinguished guests that included Shrewsbury Mayor Donald W. Burden, State Senator Joseph Kyrillos, and Carole J. Everett, executive director of New Jersey Association of Independent Schools (NJAIS), joined together to officially install John W. Griffith, Ed.D, as Ranney’s fourth Head of School...

DOING OUR PART By Lisa Schofield

DOING OUR PART By Lisa Schofield JSC&VB TO HONOR SHORE CHAMPIONS AT JERSEY SHORE BIG WAVE AWARDS Six Jersey Shore-based recipients will be honored for their dedicated contributions to the popular area during the Jersey Shore Big Wave Awards gala, sponsored and hosted by the Jersey Shore Convention & Visitors Bureau on October 16 at the PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel. The event begins with a cocktail hour at 6:00 p.m. (cash bar). The recipients are as follows: Harry D. Eichhorn ...

NEWLY APPOINTED VICAR AT SAINT LEO THE GREAT

NEWLY APPOINTED VICAR AT SAINT LEO THE GREAT   Saint Leo the Great School welcomed Father Richard Vila, newly appointed Parochial Vicar for the Parish of Saint Leo the Great. He was among his colleagues and other school officials, greeting and introducing himself to all parents and students, at the beginning of the new school year. With his cordial disposition and his friendly smile, the response he received from both students and parents was warm and welcoming. Father Vila recently ...

RBR VPA STUDENTS SELECTED FOR ALL-NATIONAL HONORS BAND AND CHORUS TO PERFORM IN NASHVILLE

RBR VPA STUDENTS SELECTED FOR ALL-NATIONAL HONORS BAND AND CHORUS TO PERFORM IN NASHVILLE Red Bank Regional (RBR) is honored to announce that two of its Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) students, Patrick Martini of Union Beach and Matthew Rosen of Little Silver, have reached the pinnacle in their high school music careers with their acceptance to the very prestigious All-National Honors Ensembles sponsored by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). The RBR students are among ...