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12th Annual Ms. Race

By Lori Draz This one is for the ladies. August 20 is the date for the 12th Annual Ms. Race, the women-only sailboat race crewed by girls from age seven to women in their 70s. The Ms. Race is an annual charity sailing regatta hosted by the Atlantic Highlands Yacht Club (AHYC) each August, sponsored by and for women, with the support of the AHYC race committee and sponsored for the third year in a row by AT&T. The Ms. Race was inaugurated in 2005 by a group of female sailors at AHYC, ...

Final Volume Published in Frank Finale’s Classic Coffee Table Book Series About the Jersey Shore

Jersey Shore Publications, the publisher of beautiful magazines and books about the Jersey Shore, is pleased to announce the publication of its newest title, To The Shore Once More, Volume III, the third and final volume in Frank Finale’s bestselling series of coffee table art books about the Jersey Shore. Readers will join once more acclaimed author and poet Frank Finale as he captures “Life at the Jersey Shore” while exploring universal themes that touch us all. This oversized volume ...

Matawan Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Shark Attack

By Lori Draz July 12, 1916 was a very bad day to be in the water. That was the day two Matawan residents lost their lives to a shark in the Matawan Creek. Now 100 years later, the town recently commemorated this attack, which is forever linked to Matawan and to the Jersey Shore. The creek is not very wide and taking a swim to cool off was a pretty common thing, but that day, the unimaginable happened. Eleven-year-old Lester Stillwell began screaming. His playmates saw the creek filling ...

Seabrook Residents Continue to Help Bridges At The Shore Outreach Program

Recently, residents from the Seabrook Retirement Community in Tinton Falls sorted through more than 800 pounds of new and almost-new children’s clothing and shoes for distribution to families in need in the local community. The sneakers, sandals, dresses, shirts, shorts, jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts, and jackets were organized by size and gender and picked up by volunteers from the non-profit group Bridges at the Shore. The consignment shop New2YouKids provided the clothing free of charge to ...

All-Star Lineup To Rock The Farm

On August 27 from 1:00 to 10:00 p.m. at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, CFC Loud N Clear Foundation will host its third annual Rock the Farm Music and Food Truck Festival. “This year, we are holding the event at Brookdale because we have outgrown our family farm, the event’s original venue,” informs Lynn Regan, executive director and co-founder of CFC alongside her son, Daniel. “The event lineup has grown exponentially and so has the crowd!” At Rock the Farm, people come ...

Open Space Returns to Freehold

On Saturday, September 17, the Open Space Pace will be coming back to Freehold Raceway in Freehold for its fifth annual parade and festival. The Open Space Pace is a nonprofit organization with a mission to celebrate the horse, New Jersey’s official state animal, and to promote open space in our nation’s most densely populated state, the great state of New Jersey. The Open Space Pace raises funds in support of non-profit organizations that promote open space in New Jersey. The scheduled ...

Holmdel Half Century Club Happenings

Rain or shine, hot or cold, there was no problem for the Holmdel Half Century Club (HHCC) members attending the club’s recent regular meetings, taking trips, and having luncheons, as they continued to celebrate being happy and healthy! As the club always looks for occasions to celebrate, socialize, eat and drink, sing and dance, they found a perfect one for everyone to join in and show their patriotism. On June 28, they celebrated the Annual Independence Day BBQ at the senior center, ...

uDo, Inc. Opens Nonprofit Arm to Benefit Area Nonprofits

uDo, Inc.® was founded by Holmdel resident Anthony Dalleggio, Jr. with the mission of ensuring that everyone on the planet owns a toothbrush and uses it in the most eco-friendly way possible. This socially conscious business is a manufacturer, importer, and distributor of the only bamboo-handled toothbrush with a U.S. Patent. What makes uDo, Inc.® socially conscious is the immense giveback guaranteed with every purchase. uDo, Inc.®, in collaboration with Saker ShopRite stores, has ...

Let’s Dish: Let’s Talk About Vegan

By MaryAnn Miano  Healthful eating is all the rage, and that is a good thing.  Turning simple, nutritious ingredients into knockout meals is part of the fun of food preparation. Just think: you can make magical things happen right in your own kitchen by treating your taste buds with foods that can help you trim down, lower your cholesterol, bring your blood sugar and blood pressure under control, and give you your energy back. All this can happen with a vegan diet. What is the definit...

Have a Ball at VNA’s Beach Ball

Leave your dress shoes and formal clothes at home and come feel the sand between your toes to support Visiting Nurse Association Health Group’s mission of caring for those in need. On Friday evening, September 16, friends and supporters of the VNA will gather for a fun and casual evening at Chapel Beach Club in Sea Bright.  Longtime VNA Health Group trustees Mindy Minerva and Jim Vaccaro will be honored for their commitment to advancing access to healthcare services to all in need. The ...