month : 10/2016 145 results

Peek Into Pickett & White

By Lori Draz Some stores just have a way of beckoning you in, enticing you to stop what you’re doing and step inside. Pickett & White is one of those places, and inside you will find an incredible collection of other wonderful ways to spend just a little more time. With its “come-hither” spiral staircase and white marble columns, the store looks like something you’d find on the Riviera or in New Orleans. It is a stand-out in the bustling section of Red Bank, right near the ...

Rumson DPW is A Cut Above!

Keeping Rumson beautiful and safe is important to all the residents of Rumson Borough. And those residents are very lucky to have the hardworking and friendly Department of Public Works (DPW) staff maintaining the parks and borough infrastructure. The Rumson Shade Tree Commission reminds everyone that drought, heavy rain, wind, soil erosion, and insects all take their toll on local trees. Using a recently purchased 42’ bucket truck, Rumson keeps a keen focus on routine and appropriate tree ...

Mater Dei Prep Students Benefit From College Advantage Program

Graduating high school with college credits gives Mater Dei Prep students a competitive edge when it comes to applying to college. Through the Seton Hall University Project Acceleration and Brookdale Community College Dual Enrollment programs, both part of the Mater Dei Prep College Advantage Program, students graduate from high school with a significant advantage in college placement, admissions, and graduation status. The College Advantage Program essentially provides students the opport...

New Course Offers Secrets To Success

At every stage in life, people are asking the same questions: What do I want to do for the rest of my life? And how do I get there? Young adults in their 20s are looking for a career that will make them feel fulfilled. Those in their 30s to 50s may be unsatisfied with their current career or think they could do better. Those who are 60 or older are thinking about an encore career – something meaningful to do after they cut back or retire. At some point, people begin to realize that there is ...

“Mr. Owita’s Guide To Gardening ” At Navesink Garden Club

Dick Wall will speak on November 8 at 1:00 p.m. at the Navesink Garden Club’s monthly meeting. He is the husband of the late Carol Wall, who wrote the book, Mr. Owita's Guide to Gardening: How I Learned the Unexpected Joy of a Green Thumb and an Open Heart. Carol Wall and Giles Owita made an unlikely pair: a cancer survivor with a messy garden and a Kenyan immigrant with a green thumb. Come meet Dick Wall as he discusses his wife’s inspiring memoir that demonstrates our capacity to find ...

A Child’s Place School Alumni Now Freshmen At Monmouth County Vocational Schools

When Middletown triplets, and A Child’s Place School alumni, Esteban, Isabela, and Victor Fuentes applied to the Marine Academy of Science and Technology (M.A.S.T.), their mother Kim, was understandably nervous: What if only one was accepted? Even worse, what if one was not accepted? Happily, all were successful and, this fall, entered M.A.S.T. as freshmen. Notably for A Child’s Place, the triplets were not the only alumni that were accepted to Monmouth County Vocational Schools this fall. ...

John Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Ceremony Honors Brightest Middle School Students from Around the World

Benjamin Kuleshov and Abhay Rao, students from Holmdel, were honored today as some of the brightest middle school students in the world at an international awards ceremony sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY). The Center honored Benjamin and Abhay, students at William R. Satz School, for their exceptional performance on the SAT, ACT, or similar college-readiness assessment taken as part of the 2015-16 CTY Talent Search. CTY uses above-grade-level ...

Holy Cross Grandparents Day

The halls of Holy Cross School were filled with smiles as students, Kindergarten through Grade 8, welcomed their grandparents and loved ones to school. The day began with a standing-room-only Mass in the beautifully restored and expanded Holy Cross Church. At the end of the liturgy, the 2016-17 Student Council officers were installed with a candle-lighting ceremony and a blessing by Holy Cross Pastor, Fr. Michael Manning. After Mass, despite torrential downpours, grandparents, teachers, and ...

DAR Awards $550.00 Historic Preservation Grant to the Poricy Park Conservancy for the Murray Farmhouse

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will be donating $550.00 to the Poricy Park Conservancy for chimney repair at the Murray Farmhouse. Funding for this project was made possible through the sponsorship of the Shrewsbury Towne-Monmouth Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, located in Shrewsbury, New Jersey. Since 1970, the Poricy Park Conservancy, a non-profit organization, in partnership with Middletown Township, has been dedicated to ...

Designer Pocketbook BINGO

Sponsored by: Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Proceeds to Benefit Project Paul, 180 Turning Lives Around, Inc. When:   Friday, November 4, 2016    Doors open 6:30 pm | Games start 7:30 pm Where:  St. Ann’s Auditorium Myrtle Ave, Keansburg Cost:    $20 per ticket (10 games) if purchased by October 28th  - OR -  $25 at the door Coffee/Tea and dessert provided For additional details: Marie 917-359-9027 | Michelle 732-671-6404  | MaureenLAOH@hotmail.com