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Grand Opening of New Location for Honey Baked Ham & Cafe in Middletown

The location may be new, but it brings with it a long and delicious time-honored tradition of good taste. On May 3, a ribbon-cutting celebration was held for the grand opening of Honey Baked Ham Co. and Café, now located at Twin Brook Commons, 770 Highway 35 South in Middletown (near Kohl’s and Stop & Shop). The opening marked the relocation of the shop from its previous address a bit further south, at the Union Square Shopping Center. More than four decades ago, Harry J. Hoenselaar ...

Lincroft Fire Company Teaches Scouts About Firefighting & Safety

On April 15, about 40 Cub Scouts and 30 parents met with firefighters of the Lincroft Fire Company to learn about the fire company. Pack 210 Cubmaster Clay Bernabeo introduced the firefighters, who told the Cub Scouts and their parents about the all-volunteer fire company. They learned how the calls are dispatched, how they respond, and that Lincroft is one of the 11 fire companies that comprise the Middletown Township Fire Department. The firefighters then presented fire safety issues like ...

Beware Clinging Jellyfish in Monmouth County

As you may be aware, there have been reports in the media regarding Clinging Jellyfish in Monmouth County and other parts of the state. As such, NJDEP has put together a fact sheet that contains some basic and easy to interpret information. In addition, this information has been posted to the “Fact Sheet” section on the following NJDEP website: http://www.njbeaches.org/. The NJDEP Bureau of Marine Water Monitoring has indicated that the Clinging Jellyfish has only been found in river and ...

Updates From Bell Works

Big things have been happening at Bell Works, on Crawfords Corner Road in Holmdel. Mayor Eric Hinds and Somerset Development recently announced that WorkWave will be relocating to Bell Works, making them the largest leaseholder there to date. WorkWave is a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the field service and “last mile” delivery industries. The company will occupy a 72,000-square-foot space in the building, with an expansion option for an additional 72,000 square ...

Annual Senior Citizen Art Show Announced

The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders is extending an invitation to all Monmouth County residents age 60 and over to participate in the 2016 Senior Citizen Art Contest and Exhibition by submitting one piece of original, visual art. Senior artists who have professional or nonprofessional status are welcome. Categories in both divisions are acrylic, craft, computer imagery, drawing, mixed media, oil, pastel, photography, print, sculpture, and watercolor. The 2016 application, ...

BOOKS for COOKS: Beef-Mushroom Salad

By MaryAnn Miano A salad is one of the most versatile courses in a healthy meal plan. It can be made from any combination of foods and can double as a main meal. Desserts are great with molded salads or salads made with fruits or cheese – a light and satisfying finale for any meal. Catherine Henning’s cookbook collection at the Colts Neck Library contains a few excellent salad recipe books, such as The Woman’s Day Book of Salads, written by Carol Truax. Salads are the perfect food ...

Celebrating 25 Years of Summer Celebration of The Shore

By Lori Draz On June 6, a picture-perfect Monday evening, a lively group of concerned citizens made their way to Fort Hancock in Sandy Hook to join in the fun of The Jersey Shore Partnership’s (JSP) Summer Celebration. This was an especially significant event, as the organization was celebrating its 25th year as New Jersey’s leading advocate for efforts to restore and replenish the 127 miles of New Jersey coastline that give back so much to the state, through tourism, industry, and good ...

Historic Havens: Seabright Lawn Tennis and Cricket Club

By Lori Draz The oldest lawn tennis and cricket club in the nation is located in Rumson. Founded in 1877, Seabright Lawn Tennis and Cricket Club has a long, rich history and an active current membership. The club has 16 lawn tennis courts, 15 Har-Tru courts, one hard court, and four platform tennis courts. Lawn tennis was introduced to America in 1875, when a tennis set was imported from England by the Staten Island Cricket & Tennis Club for installation. Months later, the residents ...

FilmOneFest Brings Back The Drive-In Movie To The Jersey Shore For One Night Only

Atlantic Highlands’ popular festival of super-short films – FilmOneFest – celebrates its eighth year on July 16 with the addition of a third screening area; one that recreates a Jersey shore original: drive-in theater. “This will be a unique, don’t-miss event,” said founder and technical director Robert O’Connor. “And admission is free! We invite viewers young and old alike to relive a classic American experience – really a New Jersey original – that has nearly disappea...

Time for the Monmouth County Fair

From Wednesday through Sunday, July 27 to 31, hearts and minds throughout the area will be focused on Freehold for the return of the annual Monmouth County Fair. The fair is celebrating 42 years as one of most anticipated events of the summer. Fair chairman Bill O’Shaughnessy says, “The fair allows the whole family to create memories together. Parents of younger children will love the Kids’ Zone Rides. Fairgoers of all ages will be thrilled by the trapeze act High Flying Pages and the ...