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Central New Jersey and Lehigh Valley Blood Centers Announce Intent to Merge

Officials of Miller-Keystone Blood Center (Bethlehem, PA) and Central Jersey Blood Center (Shrewsbury, NJ) have announced that they have entered into an agreement to pursue a formal merger. The combined entity currently provides 165,000 blood products annually to hospitals in Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. “Miller-Keystone Blood Center has a long history of outstanding service and growth in the region, and shares a deep-rooted community connection with Central Jersey Blood Center,” ...

Twin Lights Lecture Series Opens with History of Sandy Hook Pilots

The year 1694 was a good one…especially if you happened to be a sea captain headed toward New York harbor. For it was in that year that the Sandy Hook Pilots Association was formed. Two-plus centuries ago, this was merely a sound idea. Today, federal law mandates that all ships entering or exiting a U.S. port utilize the services of a licensed harbor pilot. At 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 8, Captain Ned Britton (Ret.) will present Safe Harbor: The Sandy Hook Pilots to kick off the 2014...

The Ashley Lauren Foundation Holiday Brunchraiser

On Sunday, December 7, Eagle Specialty Coffee, 76A Route 35 in Eatontown, will host The Ashley Lauren Foundation Holiday Brunchraiser. There will be two seatings available -- one from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and one from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Some of the restaurants providing specialty brunch items are My Kitchen Witch, Monmouth Beach; Meemom's Kitchen, Wall Township; Mumford's Culinary Center, Tinton Falls; Metropolitan Café, Freehold; Salt Creek Grille, Rumson; Matisse, Belmar; The ...

Programs and Events at the Middletown Township Public Library for Children, Tweens, and Families

The Middletown 350 Celebration continues! November is Time-Travel Month at the Middletown Township Public Library, with programs for kids, tweens, and teens. Come to an American Girl tea party, learn about Weird New Jersey folklore, play games, listen to music from a bygone era, and much more! Visit www.mtpl.org for complete details. The READ20 Reading Rewards program begins November 1. Middletown Township Public Library invites readers and pre-readers ages 0-18 years to take the READ20 ...

The Guild of Creative Art Presents “Abstract Expressions”

Exciting new works by members of the Lyrical Abstract Expressionist Group at the Guild of Creative Art in Shrewsbury will be on display from November 1 through December 3. The Guild of Creative Art’s Lyrical Abstract Expressionism class, founded in the fall of 1997, has been taught since late 2005 by James Kent, who states, "My artist colleagues and I are very thrilled about our show at the Guild. We have been preparing for this for several months and everyone has created exciting new ...

Enter the Deep Cut Gardens Photography Exhibit

Calling all nature photographers! The Monmouth County Park System is looking for entries for its The Residents of Deep Cut Gardens photography exhibit. Professional and amateur photographers 18 years and older are invited to submit images for consideration into the show. The cost to enter is $10 per person; maximum of two entries. Acceptance into the show is not guaranteed.  If selected, only one piece will be exhibited in the show.  All entries must be submitted on CD with completed entry ...

American Girl Tea Party

Attention, American Girl fans! On Sunday, November 16 at 11:45 a.m., Congregation B’nai Israel (CBI) in Rumson will be hosting an American Girl Tea Party for kids age 6 and up. Bring your favorite doll to meet Rebecca Rubin, an American Girl historic character who grew up in New York in 1914. The tea party will include a light lunch, beverage, and dessert, plus crafts and puzzles. Everyone welcome, but seating is limited, so register early. The cost is $5 per CBI member and $10 for ...

Serving Up Cheer with Holiday Express

Local restaurants will be helping to serve up needed meals to go with holiday cheer this season, lending their support to Holiday Express. Salt Creek Grille of Rumson, Joe Leone’s of Point Pleasant, MerriMakers Catering of Edison, McLoone’s of Long Branch, Asbury Park and West Orange, The Windmill of Long Branch, and Jersey Mike’s of Point Pleasant will be donating an estimated 3,800 hot cooked meals along with thousands of subs and hot dogs that will be delivered by Holiday Express to ...

Red Bank Catholic Presents “Lost in Yonkers”

This November, the Red Bank Catholic High School Casey Players will present Neil Simon’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Lost in Yonkers, the piece the New York Post called "the best play Simon ever wrote." This dramatic comedy has heart, humor, and hope. The original hit Broadway production featured Irene Worth, Mercedes Ruehl, and Kevin Spacey in award-winning performances. Written by America's great comedic playwright, this memory play is set in Yonkers in 1942 and features some of ...

Monmouth County to Hold Caregiver Retreat

Taking care of an elderly parent or loved one can be a physical and emotional drain on caregivers and their families. That’s why it’s important to care for oneself, even just for one day. To help caregivers, the Monmouth County Office on Aging is sponsoring a free caregiver retreat from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 15 at the Sheraton Hotel in Eatontown. The program, designed for those who care for people over age 60, includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and access to ...