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Middletown NJ Student Artists Are Semifinalists in the Country to Bring $50,000 To Their School’s Art Deparment

Middletown High School South students’ shoe design entries were recently selected as semi-finalists, representing the Northeast Region in the Vans Custom Culture design competition.  The winner of the final selection will bring $50,000 back to their school’s art department. Vans Custom Culture is a national high school design competition that aims to raise awareness of diminishing arts education budgets across the country and to help students express their #RightToArt. This is the second ...

Shade Tree Commission Planting Ceremony

The borough's Shade Tree Commission has planted two trees in honor of the school children of the town. Commission Co-Chairman Louise I. Donoghue presided over the April 29 -- Arbor Day -- ceremony during which two sugar maple trees were planted in the Atlantic Highlands Elementary School playground. The trees were paid for jointly by the commission and the AHES PTO.  The trees were planted by borough employees with assistance from commission members, school officials and several stu...

Bridges Outreach Program Volunteers Are Visiting Angels For The Homeless

No matter the season – whether it’s the unforgiving and frigid cold of the winter or the relentless and oppressive heat of the summer, or anything else Mother Nature decides to surprise us with in between – the Bridges Outreach Program volunteers are always on duty, ready to help those individuals who are homeless or just temporarily down on their luck; those folks who seem to be, for far too many, the long-forgotten members of society. But they are not forgotten by the Bridges volunteers ...

ABCCL Monmouth Monarchs Looking For “Hometown Edge”

After 15 years, the Monmouth Monarchs of the Atlantic Baseball Confederation Collegiate League (ABCCL) have established a virtual pipeline from college campuses around the country to the Garden State, thanks to their dynamic, high-level competition, professional coaching, and the generosity of local host families. They are once again seeking area families who are willing to share a spare room in their home this season with a college baseball player and future Major League Baseball prospect. ...

Free Family Fun Day At Walk4Friends

On Sunday, May 22 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Vonage Corporate Center in Holmdel, join more than 1,500 men, women, and children for the eighth annual Walk4Friends, and take a walk for friendship in support of children with special needs. After the walk, participants and their families are invited to celebrate and enjoy a fun-filled fair, complete with endless jumping entertainment on inflatable bounces, an assortment of rides, and an open-air booth market. The excitement continues with an ...

Baldrick’s Fundraiser Is A Demonstration of Solidarity

On March 22, a fundraiser was held at the Two River Theater in Red Bank on behalf of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, an organization dedicated to conquering childhood cancers. At St. Baldrick’s fundraisers individuals come forward to have their heads shaved as a symbol of solidarity with young cancer patients, who often lose their hair during treatment. Friends are encouraged to attend as inspirational support and to donate to the cause.  According to lead organizer Howard Margolies, ...

Two Locals Appear In Newly Released Film, “The Suitor”

Area residents Patrick Monaghan and Kaylin Iannone co-star in a newly released film, “The Suitor.” The film, a short by award-winning director Michael Boylan, premiered April 8 at the A.J. Dillon Gallery of Art in Atlantic Highlands. The film takes place in an old Victorian home where Laurie (Kaylin Iannone) resides and is preparing a dinner for her first date with Ben (Patrick Monaghan). Some hilarious scenes ensue, as the spirit of Laurie’s recently deceased father (played by Brandon ...