FRHSD Board of Education Highlights
By Nicholas Deckmejian
At the August 29 Freehold Regional High School District (FRHSD) Board of Education meeting, Mr. Charles Sampson gave his superintendent's report, which reflected on how the district wrapped up their summer and gave an overview for their readiness to start the school year, which was only days away.
While reviewing some of the final happenings of the summer, Mr. Sampson discussed the multiple summer programs that were held throughout the district. Considering the ...
Saint Mary’s Parish October Happenings
Blessing of the Animals - October 4 at 5:45 p.m.
Bring your favorite pets to be blessed to the Meditation Garden in front of the St. Francis of Assisi statue. Leashes and carriers are suggested, since there is usually a good turnout of furry creatures.
St. Mary’s Martha Mary Guild’s “Triple Treat”
It’s Halloween time! St. Mary’s Martha Mary Guild is offering a “Triple Treat” for the October 12 meeting. The first “treat” is the induction of new members and the ...
Community Remembers September 11
By Nicholas Deckmejian
As this year marked the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, members of the community gathered at Colts Neck Town Hall for a night of reflection and remembrance. Sparked by the inspiration of Pastor Chris Durkin of Colts Neck Community Church, the town managed to work quickly and put together a beautiful ceremony with the help of the town's churches, community leaders, and the supportive public. For an event anchored by such a heavy and somber context, Mother ...
17th Annual Fine Art Show and Sale to Showcase Local Talent
Get ready to attend the 17th Annual Colts Neck Friends of the Library Fine Art Show and Sale, starting with the Meet the Artists wine tasting and opening reception on Friday, October 14 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. for a suggested $10 donation at the door. Come see the diversity of the many talented artists who call Colts Neck home. There is always a large variety of media and artistic styles, so you will be sure to find that unique piece to enhance your home décor! This ...
Community Gathers For September 11 Memorial Ceremony
By Joanne Colella
The blue sky was almost cloudless, the setting serene, the crowd respectful and hushed. On Sunday, September 11, members of the Holmdel community gathered together around the magnificent September 11 memorial in front of town hall to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the most tragic of days in American history.
As each person arrived, they were given a memorial card that listed the names of every Holmdel resident, or immediate family member of a resident, who perished that ...
Two River Theater Announces Generous Grants and Awards For Its 2016/17 Season
Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the major grants and awards the theater has received for its 2016/17 Season. Total funding for the season currently exceeds $500,000 in grants.
Generous supporters and major funders for the year include the following:
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s National Playwrights Residency Program (NPRP) will support a three-year residency for Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright ...