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Ranney Class of 2016 Gains Admittance to Most Prestigious Universities in the U.S.

Ranney School’s Class of 2016 has garnered an exceptional list of college acceptances, including to six of the eight Ivy League institutions, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, Columbia University’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, and the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. In fact, the 78-member class was admitted into 14 of the top 25 nationally ranked universities by U.S. News & World Report’s ...

Kitty Henning Day With Woman’s Club of Colts Neck

If you were lucky enough to be passing the Colts Neck Library on Thursday, May 12, no doubt you could smell the wonderful aromas wafting from the building. The Woman’s Club of Colts Neck was busy preparing and partaking in delicious dishes during their monthly meeting at the Colts Neck Library. Inspired by a past member, Catherine “Kitty” Henning, who willed her extensive cookbook collection to the library in the ‘80s, the event they called “Kitty Henning Day” included recipes from ...

Sean Tobin of Colts Neck Share His Fossil Finds

Like many other kids, eight-year-old Sean Tobin of Colts Neck enjoys some of life’s simple pleasures, like wading in a stream and tossing rocks into the water with his younger brother. Last September, when Sean was just seven years old, it was that kind of an excursion that led to a remarkable discovery. His mom, Tina Tobin, explained that she and Sean, who is a homeschooled third grader, were in a local Monmouth County brook, searching for rocks for his two-year-old brother. “My older ...

Chasing The Rainbow For Charity

On May 14, Colts Neck High School raised funds for several causes at their second annual Chase the Rainbow 5K color run at Bucks Mill Park. An event made possible thanks to the National Honor Society, NJROTC, and Free The Children, it urged hundreds of students and community members to put on their running shoes to help raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Free the Children, and Parkinson’s Foundation. Last year’s event was shrouded with grey skies and fog, and even ...

Water Views and Puppy Hugs at Newcomers and Neighbors Club Spring Luncheon

The Newcomers and Neighbors Club of Colts Neck, Holmdel, and the surrounding areas closed out another fabulous year of fun and fellowship with their annual spring luncheon, held on Thursday, May 12 at the lovely Beach Tavern in Monmouth Beach. Inside the nautically-inspired room, club members and guests happily gathered to enjoy a tasty four-course luncheon, surrounded by oversized windows that provided sweeping views of picturesque Shrewsbury River. As is customary, the luncheon began with ...

Deane Porter Students Proved They Can Make A Difference

Working under the slogan “We May Be the Cause of the Problem…But We Can Also Be the Solution,” Deane Porter School third graders launched a recycling project during Earth Week. The Rumson School District is applying for Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification. Third grade teacher Mrs. Schoenfeld, a member of the district’s Green Team, saw the need to make students more aware of recycling, especially plastic water and juice bottles. She and other third grade teachers Mrs. Cox, Ms. ...

Business Students Shine at DECA International Competition in Nashville

DECA Nationals was held in Nashville, TN from April 23 through April 27. More than 15,000 high school students from across the country and across the world competed. Colts Neck High School (CNHS) advanced 10 DECA members who had competed in regional and state events to the national conference. Bree Parker, a junior at CNHS, was awarded top case study score and top role play score, and placed in the top eight. Overall, all of the students received the great experiences of presenting their ...

AAUW Hosts Bestselling Author Amy Hill Hearth

On May 12, the Northern Monmouth County Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW) held its Annual Scholarship Luncheon at the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank. Over 130 members and guests shared a beautiful afternoon and listened to a lecture by local author Amy Hill Hearth. Ms. Hearth delighted the large group of attendees with her reflections on writing the bestselling Having Our Say: The Delaney Sisters’ First Hundred Years and her more recent experience writing fiction books ...

Sixth Annual Jersey Shore Wine Festival

The Lakewood BlueClaws will once again host the Sixth Annual Jersey Shore Wine Festival at Lakewood’s FirstEnergy Park, to be held on Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12 from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. both days, rain or shine. A highly-anticipated two-day event, the 2016 Jersey Shore Wine Festival will feature samplings from a variety of featured Garden State wineries, including Cava Winery and Vineyard, Coda Rosa Winery, DiMatteo Winery, Four Sisters Winery, Monroeville Vineyard and Winery, ...