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Monmouth County Remembers Those Who Served

The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders wishes everyone a safe Memorial Day weekend and reminds residents that while most County offices will be closed on Monday in observance of the national holiday, all County parks and golf courses will be open. “This weekend, our “unofficial” kick-off to summer, we need to take the time to recognize the American spirit and honor those who have served our country,” said Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone. “We ask that everyone take a ...

Lifeguards On Duty Weekends at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park

Summer is almost here and it’s the best time of year to head over to the Monmouth County Park System’s Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, located on Ocean Avenue in Long Branch.  Lifeguards are on duty weekends starting Saturday, May 28 and daily starting Saturday, June 18.  Besides guarded swimming, the park also offers family-friendly amenities including a playground, volleyball court, snack bar and the recently renovated Skateplex.     Be sure to enjoy the park all summer long by ...

Adorable Adoptables from the Monmouth County SPCA

Hi, there friends!!! I’m a polydactyl prince! (And my name is Prince-very fitting. That means that I am an absolute sweetheart with extra digits on my feet! I have lots of toes and it looks like I’m always wearing kitten mittens!!!!! How can you resist a mush ball cat with giant paws? I’m really sweet, too. I’m kinda purrfect. I appeared one day in a local feral cat colony. A really nice woman who takes care of a bunch of stray cats found me one morning when she went to feed ...

Dr. Norman D. Hungerford to Be Honored at 41st Annual Garden Party

Monmouth County Historical Association’s 41st Annual Garden Party will be held from 5-8pm on Sunday, June 26 at a private Rumson residence. It is with pleasure that we announce that Trustee Dr. Norman D. Hungerford will be our honoree this year for his support of historic preservation throughout Monmouth County.   Norman has served on the Board of Trustees for the past 8 years and has been an active member, to say the least, of its Buildings and Grounds committee. Norman has not only had ...

Alec Baldwin and Kevin Kline to Record “Here’s The Thing” Live from Two River Theater

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces Alec Baldwin and Kevin Kline: Live from Two River Theater, a special evening of conversation recorded live for WNYC Studios’ acclaimed podcast “Here’s The Thing,” on Monday, June 20 at 8pm.    Two-time Emmy Award-winner Alec Baldwin (30 Rock, A Streetcar Named Desire, Glengarry Glen Ross, It’s Complicated) and two-time Tony Award-winner and Oscar-winner ...

New Jersey State Youth Orchestra

The New Jersey State Youth Orchestra (NJSYO) will have its final concert of the year at the Ocean Grove Youth Temple on Sunday, June 5th from 2-4 PM. Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased at the door. All four of our orchestral groups will be performing a variety of selections. More information can be found at www.njsyo.org. If you have any questions, please email njsyo@njsyo.org. Auditions for the 2016-17 season will take place on Thursday, June 9th at the Middletown Arts Center ...

“The Power of the Purse” Raises Funds for Children and Family Health

The Children’s Auxiliary of Visiting Nurse Association Health Group (VNA Health Group) hosted more than 300 women at the Riverhouse at Rumson Country Club in Rumson, New Jersey for a chic, fashion-forward evening at “The Power of the Purse,” Ladies’ Night Out and Purse Auction benefitting the VNA’s Children and Family Health Institute (CFHI).    Guests enjoyed hors d'oeuvres and a festive Cinco de Mayo dinner buffet while browsing and taking chances on nearly 100 purses, all ...

Women’s Heart Fund 10th Annual Spring Luncheon Features Panel Discussion on Women’s Health

The Women’s Heart Fund is hosting the 10th Annual Spring Luncheon on Thursday, June 2, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Shadowbrook in Shrewsbury, NJ. All members of the community are invited to attend the fundraising event and learn more about important women’s health topics through a newly introduced interactive panel discussion.   The panel discussion will feature executive leadership from Meridian Health and influential members of the community who will address women’s ...

Plan Now For Passport Renewal- Summer Travel is Approaching!

County Clerk Christine Hanlon is reminding travelers that with summer fast approaching, it is time to make sure their current passport is up-to-date and the time to apply for a new one is now. “Residents who don’t have a U.S. passport should consider applying for their passport immediately,” said Hanlon. “You never know when you may have to travel on short notice. Residents with U.S. passports should check the expiration date and begin the renewal process two months ahead of time....