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Remembering Gina Cesario

Residents of Rumson, Fair Haven, Shrewsbury, and surrounding towns are mourning the passing of Gina Cesario, the president of the Rumson Seniors and an active parishioner of Holy Cross Church in Rumson. She was known to everyone as "Nonna." She was a wife, mother of three sons and three daughters-in-law, grandmother of eight grandchildren – and a mother and grandmother figure to so many more. Gina put her whole heart into everything she did and supported everyone. She lived with a ...

Christie Administration Commends Rumson For Sandy Recovery

In an effort to call attention to recovery and resiliency achievements in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) commended Rumson Borough officials for their successful development and deployment of computer software designed to provide 48 hours advance of storm warnings to areas most likely to be affected by flooding. The DCA’s Post-Sandy Planning Assistance Grant Program funded the development of the software. Rumson Borough is the first ...

TEEN SCENE: Julian Jaffe

Welcome to Teen Scene, written by the great students of our area. Each month, our young authors write, in their own voice, stories that will educate and inform fellow students and parents about a diverse range of topics. We’d love to hear from you and will help you polish it up, so don’t worry – let’s just get to sharing. This month, 15-year-old Julian Jaffe, who lives in Lincroft and attends Voyagers’ Community School, tells us how he discovered his love for science and how he ...

Milestone Celebration Planned For Garden Club R.F.D.

On June 26, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Garden Club R.F.D. will look forward to the future and celebrate their past 75 years with an open house. Organized on September 18, 1941, the club found its permanent home in 1954 at The Little Red Schoolhouse, on the corner of Middletown Lincroft and Dwight Roads in Middletown. As the years went on, this corner became the “Middletown Schools Crossroads.” Currently, there is the Nut Swamp Elementary School, Thompson Middle School, and the originally ...

Lincroft Little League Opening Day

Spring is here and it’s time for baseball and softball. The Lincroft Little League’s 56th season was launched on Saturday, April 16 with the annual parade and opening day ceremonies. The weather was perfect and the venue started with the traditional trek down Newman Springs Road to the ballfield.  Leading the procession was Lincroft Little League president Deborah O’Connor, accompanied by Middletown Township Committeeman Kevin Settembrino. Teams followed with their newly created ...

Head to the Greens & Hit the Beach For Holiday Express

This summer, supporters of Holiday Express – the incomparable volunteer organization whose mission, for more than two decades, has been to deliver music, food, gifts, financial support, and friendship to those with the greatest need for the gift of human kindness during the holiday season and throughout the year – are invited to enjoy two fabulous fundraisers to benefit the organization and its mission. While nearly all of the Holiday Express events are private visits to homeless shelters, ...

Freeholders Recognize Success of Fort Monmouth Economic Development Authority

In recognition of National Economic Development Week, held May 8-14, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders honored the work of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA) for its economic development efforts in Monmouth County. The board made a special point to recognize FMERA for its work in finding commercial businesses that believe there are opportunities to revitalize Fort Monmouth, a former Army post that closed in 2011. In 2005, when the Department of Defense ...

Business Matters: Amazing People

By Glen J. Dalakian, Sr. How many people can honestly say they are excited about going to their dentist? Well that may be a slight stretch even for me, but I must say my dentist and her team make it a much more delightful experience than most. I’m not sure if she planned it this way, but her staff is full of life, smiles, and cheer, which makes the visit much less painful – in fact, I’d even say enjoyable (most of the time). Just think: if the right (upbeat, energetic, warm) staff ...

Voyagers’ Community School Announces New Pre-K Expansion

When Voyagers’ Community School first opened in 2004, the original student body numbered seven. Today, this pre-kindergarten to grade 12 school, located at 215 Broad Street in Eatontown, has grown to become a leader in progressive education and a working model of an approach to learning and teaching inspired by the Reggio Emilia schools of Italy. Students grow life skills and intellect while learning traditional academics in a non-traditional environment that prioritizes creativity, curiosi...