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Award-winning Historian and Novelist William H. White Speaks on American Sailing Ships in The War of 1812

William H. White, an avid lifelong sailor and racer in local waters and around the world, served as an officer in the U.S. Navy in the 1960s and was actively involved in naval operations in Viet Nam. He also received training on square rig ships, gaining knowledge and experience which aided him in the composing of his popular historical fiction trilogy on The War of 1812 (A Press of Canvas, A Fine Tops-l Breeze, and The Evening Gun) Mr. White is a recognized authority on maritime battles of The ...

Parker Homestead-1665 to Hold Open House

The Parker Homestead-1665, one of the oldest homes in America, will host an Open House and Community Social on Sunday, May 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. The event is free to the public. Now undergoing extensive renovation, the Parker Homestead, at 235 Rumson Road in Little Silver, is a National Historic Site and considered one of the oldest dwellings still standing in New Jersey. It had been in the same family since 1665 to 1995 and recently has been the focus of renovations led by the town of Little ...

New Summer Program at Holy Cross School in Rumson

Holy Cross School in Rumson announces a new, expanded Summer Study and Enrichment Program for children age 4 through 8th grade that is now open to non-students as well as children enrolled at Holy Cross.  The program will begin on June 30 and run four days per week until August 7. A wide variety of entertaining and challenging activities such as Beach Combers, Little Paleontologists, Abstract Sculpture, and Math Mania are designed to support math and language arts skills, develop creative...

Collegiate Baseball League Seeking Host Families for 2014 Summer Season

The Atlantic Baseball Confederation Collegiate League (ABCCL, www.abccl.com) needs your help to get the 2014 season off to a great start! The league is currently seeking host families in Middlesex, Morris, Mercer, Monmouth, and Ocean Counties to house some of its out-of-state college players who will be competing at the Jersey Shore this summer. The ABCCL, now going into its 14th season, brings together collegiate baseball players from all over the nation to participate in a highly competitive ...

Catholic Charities Holds Pocketbook Bingo to Fund Local Programs

The rain did not deter more than 325 people from attending Pocketbook Bingo, hosted by the Monmouth County Board of Catholic Charities at St. Leo the Great in Lincroft on April 4. The sold-out event raised more than $17,000 that will benefit Catholic Charities programs throughout the county. Attendees included individuals as well as large groups, many of whom brought tasty appetizers ranging from shrimp cocktail and sushi to cheese and crackers. The atmosphere was festive as excited guests ...

Volunteer Group from United Arab Emirates Travel to Monmouth County to Aid in Sandy Relief Work

Fifteen volunteers from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are visiting Monmouth County during the week of May 12. They have partnered with local Habitat for Humanity volunteers to help rebuild the Morris family’s Sandy-impacted Sea Bright home, devastated by Superstorm Sandy in 2012. The frame of the future new home for the Morris family was recently built in the middle of Times Square, NYC as a part of Hammers for Habitat, a national program sponsored by Lowe’s.  The home was disassembled ...

Dress for Success Workshop

Dress for Success of Mercer County and All Saints Memorial Church in Navesink are co-sponsoring a special event on Saturday, June 7 for women who are job hunting. Trained counselors and coaches from Dress for Success will work with participants one-to-one in the parish house to develop excellent skills in job hunting, resume preparation, and interviewing. Then they will give each participant a professional business suit. And it’s all free. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ...

Nut-Free Baseball Game to Benefit 2014 Lakewood FARE Walk for Food Allergy

Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) will host a fundraising event at the Sunday, June 1 Lakewood BlueClaws’ Game at FirstEnergy Stadium in Lakewood, NJ. In an effort to help protect food allergic fans and in honor of all individuals with food allergies, the BlueClaws will have ingredient lists available for every food item sold. That day, all items sold at the concession stands will be peanut- and tree nut-free. The BlueClaws have reserved Section 102 for the event and all seats in the ...