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Holmdel Police 50th Anniversary Celebration

By Joanne Colella The Holmdel Police Department is celebrating 50 years of service! In 1966, under the leadership of Chief Joseph Phillips, the Holmdel Police Department was founded. Fast forward five decades, and next month, on Friday, November 4, the Holmdel Police, now led by Chief John Mioduszewski, will host their 50th Anniversary Ball at the elegant Grand Marquis on Route 9 in Old Bridge. The entire community is invited to come and celebrate this tremendous milestone anniversary ...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By Lori Draz October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Journal is proud to have partnered with 180 Turning Lives Around with the “Nets Make a Difference” campaign that we are rolling out this month. The statistics are shocking and the need is great, and it all starts with awareness. According to the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) evolved from the "Day of Unity" held in October 1981 and conceived by the National ...

Lincroft Lightning 11U Boys Claim Tournament Championship

By Les Pierce The Lincroft Lightning 11U boys’ baseball team captured the 2016 United States Amateur Baseball League (USABL) Labor Day Classic Tournament championship. The three-day tourney was contested at the Manalapan Little League Complex from September 3 through September 5. Lincroft cruised through the tournament brackets without a blemish, going undefeated with five victories.  Lightning clinched the championship with a 13-6 win over Manalapan Red in the tourney final. Manalapan ...

Man’s Best Friends Celebrated At Pet Fair

By Nicholas Deckmejian On the weekend of September 10 and 11, Colts Neck's Pet Fair came back to Bucks Mill Park for a weekend of adorable fun in the sun. It was a gorgeous weekend, and the cute, furry community members romped in the sunshine with their fellow critters while their humans socialized and perused the grounds. Folks were dragged every which way by pups that scurried around the fields, trying to make as many new friends as possible. Dogs of every shape and size, from tiny ...

Meet The Spinnaker Honorees

By Lori Draz The Journal publications are enormously proud that we and owner/publisher Louis Francis Mercatanti have been chosen to receive the prestigious Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce (EMACC) Spinnaker Award for Community Service. We are equally honored to be among the company of such influential honorees. As we look forward to the awards event, to be held on January 26, 2017 at The Shadowbrook at Shrewsbury, we thought you’d like to get to know the other honorees a little ...

Halloween Candy Buy Back In Lincroft To Benefit Active Duty Heroes Overseas

Newman Springs Dental Care is redefining the phrase “Put your money where your mouth is.” This Halloween, trick-or-treaters can bring their excess candy to the Lincroft dental office and receive $1 per pound. Drs. Mitchel Friedman, Julia Cintron, and Aparna Menon are leading this anti-decay movement by giving away dollars and glowing timer toothbrushes in exchange for cavity-provoking candy. This Lincroft family dental practice has sponsored this event since 2009 with Comcast Spotlight. ...

Holmdel High School Fall Sports Season Kicks Off

The Holmdel High School Hornets have been working hard as coaches and student athletes geared up for the fall sports season, which kicked off with the volleyball team taking on Manchester. Last fall’s season was extremely successful, with the fall teams leading the Hornets to a fifth place Group 2 ranking in the annual ShopRite Cup. “Athletics are an integral part of our total educational program,” said Superintendent Robert McGarry. “As a district, we strive for excellence in not ...

And The Survey Says…

By Tony Senk The results are in. The numbers have been recorded and compiled, opinions have been noted and recorded, and the information gleaned in two surveys - one to parents of students in all grades in the school district and one to eighth graders who were members of the Cedar Drive Middle School graduating class of 2016 last June - will provide school district administrators, staff, and teachers valuable information that will help make the student learning experience in the Colts Neck ...

The Journal’s Holiday Gift Guide

By Lori Draz That most wonderful time of the year is almost here and smart shoppers are already drafting their gift lists. We’ve put together a list of some great vendors with ideas, products, and services that will make everyone on the list say, “That is so cool!” Remember that customized and personalized gifts take a little longer and the earlier you order, the better. We wish you a merry shopping season and a happy read through our Holiday Gift Guide: A Chic with Stix        ...

Rumson School District Partners With State For Highest Quality Preschool Program

Helen Keller once said, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” The Rumson School District is pleased to announce the collaboration with the New Jersey Departments of Children and Families, Education, Health, and Human Services in an effort to enhance our Preschool program and offerings. The district’s vision is to establish a program with two goals: improve our early childhood education practices and develop the highest quality preschool program. To accomplish these ...