Selling Lemonade For Charity
By Les Pierce
Spotting a lemonade stand set up along the road seems to invoke an uplifting mood. It just feels good that the youth of today, with all of their technical distractions, still find enjoyment in manning the old-fashioned refreshment stand.
The stand is also a sign that capitalism is embraced by our youth. However, when six local young ladies recognized that consecutive days of extreme heat created the opportunity to generate revenue, it was charity, not profits, that provided ...
Free Dental Care Options For Veterans
Our veterans have given so much so that all Americans can be secure. Newman Springs Dental Care wants to help those that the Department of Veteran Affairs has not been able to. Drs. Julia Cintron and Aparna Menon, along with Dr. Friedman and their team of volunteers, will do whatever they can to relieve dental pain and fix dental problems for our nation’s veterans.
The dental volunteers will provide examinations for cavities and gum disease, digital x-rays, blood pressure, Velscope ...
Stillwell Stables Hosts Benefit To Support Community YMCA
Rumson’s Benedict J. Torcivia Jr., a longtime YMCA Foundation Board Trustee and co-president of the Red Bank-based Torcon, Inc., will be honored at the Community YMCA’s Y Cares Annual Benefit with the Distinguished Citizen Service Award for his outstanding community service. Well-known philanthropist Carol Stillwell is hosting the barn-raising themed October 15 event at her exquisite Stillwell Stables in Colts Neck, with the proceeds going to support the Community YMCA’s nonprofit ...
Time to Salute Lunch Break’s Local Heroes
By Gena Ansell-Lande
Excitement was in the air as the folks at Lunch Break celebrated the Fall Gala Honorees at their pre-gala reception. The annual predecessor to its more illustrious cousin, the Fall Gala is now in its seventh year and was a huge success. Executive Director Gwen Love stated, “The Pre-Gala Reception is the first opportunity given to introduce the recipients of Lunch Breaks’ five honorary awards, voted by staff and volunteers and presented annually during the Fall ...
Day Trip to The National September 11 Memorial & Museum
By Joanne Colella
Each month, our Day Trip page focuses on fun, entertaining, and lighthearted destinations that are an easy distance from our area, offering activities or attractions for every age group. This month’s topic is more somber, but certainly no less important a place to visit, whether one were to go this month or at any other time, now or in the future. It is of particular significance for residents of our area and a recommended site for all ages – both for the older indivi...
Antique Car Show to be Held at Parker Homestead-1665
The Parker Homestead-1665, one of the oldest homes in America, and the Antique Motoring Club of Monmouth County will host an Antique Car Show on Sunday, September 18 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Rain Date Sunday, September 25.) The event is free to the public, although donations to Parker Homestead, a 501 C 3 not-for-profit organization are appreciated.
The charming Homestead was settled by brothers Joseph and Peter Parker in 1665 and remained in family hands for 330 years and eight ...
Adorable Adoptables from the Monmouth County SPCA
Hi, my name is Paradise and I looking for a home to call my own. I am
about 3 years old and I am a terrier mix who is very young at heart.
My last family kept me outside so I am looking forward to being able
to find a place where I can snuggle up indoors to be kept safe and
I can be shy when first meeting new people so please be patient with
me-as soon as I get to know you, we will be the best of friends. Since
I am a sensitive kind of guy I really like a nice quiet setting ...
The Journal Wins Spinnaker Community Service Award
By Lori Draz
The Journal Publications are enormously proud to announce that we, and owner/publisher Louis Frances Mercatanti, have been chosen to receive the prestigious Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce (EMACC) 2017 Spinnaker Award for Community Service. To be chosen by the esteemed panel of judges, from among so many amazing companies and professionals, is a true honor. To have this happen as we begin celebrating our 20th anniversary year is even more special.
This is also the ...
Holmdel Harvest Fest 2016
By Joanne Colella
Autumn will soon be upon us, so save the date for some township-sponsored seasonal fun! Holmdel Harvest Fest 2016 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 1 from 12:00 to 9:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 2 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The celebration will be held at beautiful Bayonet Farm, 41 Middletown Road in Holmdel.
Admission is free for this festive family event, and parking is $10 per car. Throughout the weekend, come and enjoy food vendors, craft vendors, a ...
Holmdel September 11 Ceremony
By Joanne Colella
This month, Holmdel residents – together with Americans everywhere – will observe the 15th anniversary of our most tragic day in recent history, and remember with profound sadness the impact it had on our lives. More importantly, we will honor the memory of those who were lost. All township residents, friends, and families are invited to attend a memorial service that will be held on Sunday, September 11 at 10:00 a.m. at the Holmdel 9-11 Memorial, located in Memorial ...