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Heart of Gold Benefit Supports Fight Against Childhood Cancer

On September 24, the Heart of Gold Benefit for childhood cancer was held at the home of Gail and Sam Tobias in Rumson.  The Max Cure Foundation, Inc., a national 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, is the beneficiary of all proceeds. The evening’s honorees included former Yankees legendary player Jim Leyritz, who received the “Max Cure Humanitarian Award” for his selfless efforts and dedication to helping kids facing adversity, and an amazing little boy, Noha Baretz, who received an award ...

Troop 290’s Fall Fundraiser and Other Fun Activities

Boy Scout Troop 290 is proud to announce that fellow scout Robert Hulse has earned the greatest achievement possible in scouting, the rank of Eagle Scout. Congratulations, Robert! Things truly have been moving along in Troop 290. The recent camping trip in Colts Neck was a great success. More than 13 scouts in attended, along with the Pack 90 Cub Scouts. There were great meals featuring “Chicken on a Chain,” archery, learning how to use an axe and saw, lots of teamwork, and helping ...

Sickles Students Build Learning Skills With Bricks 4 Kidz

This September 26 through 30, the kindergarten through third grade students of Viola L. Sickles School enjoyed a unique learning experience called Bricks 4 Kidz. Director Melina Stock visited Sickles School and shared Bricks 4 Kidz, which is an enrichment program designed to teach children STEM concepts through hands-on learning using LEGO® bricks. Her visit included active building sessions for individual classes with the goal of creating finished models. Working with a Bricks 4 Kidz ...

Historic Christmastime Holmdel House Tour To Benefit Local Charity For Ugandan Orphans

With Holmdel being one of the oldest sites of European settlement in the Garden State, it’s no surprise that many of its homes date back to the 1600s. But one doesn’t often get the opportunity to experience that history pre-dating the Revolutionary War. However, now you’re in luck. On December 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Holmdel will be the venue for a Historic House Tour, which will give folks the chance to finally get a taste of American history with an intimate tour of some of New ...

Light Up A Memory

“Light Up a Memory” has become a beautiful Christmas tradition at St. Mary’s Church and is now in its ninth year, thanks to the support of an enthusiastic community.  It is heartwarming to see the hundreds of lights sparkle during the Christmas season.  For a contribution of $10 per light, people are invited to sponsor a light in memory of someone deceased or in honor of a living person. All of the names will be inscribed in the Light Up a Memory book, which will be displayed in St. ...

On The Run At The Little Silver 5K

Sunday, October 2 may have been a cloudy day, but that didn’t stop the 690 runners who took to the streets to run the 23rd Annual Little Silver 5K, hosted by the Little Silver PTO. Runners lined up at the starting line at Red Bank Regional High School and followed a course throughout the streets of Little Silver, ending with a lap around the track at Red Bank Regional High School. The winning men were North Brunswick’s Stephen Mennitt, who took first place with a finishing time of ...

Ranney 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees

Ranney School honored several distinguished alumni and faculty members at its 2016 Hall of Fame Induction ceremony at its Tinton Falls campus on Saturday, October 8. The annual event brought together more than 150 Ranney graduates, teachers, and families to celebrate the exemplary achievements of graduates, coaches, and faculty. Among the inductees this year were: Responsive Textiles Designer Kristine Rodriguez (Class of 2008), whose collections have debuted in the Fashion Weeks of New York, ...

RFH Girls’ Cross Country Capture Invitational Championships

By Les Pierce Having graduated the top four runners of the 2015 Group II State Champion squad, it was a likely expectation that the Rumson-Fair Haven girls’ cross country team would be facing a rebuilding year.  However, any hint of a down season was erased immediately as the Bulldogs claimed the St. Dominic’s Invitational championship in their very first outing on September 10. RFH placed three runners in the top six to post the low score of 41 points. Following RFH in the team ...

Thompson Field Hockey In Pursuit of Perfect Season

By Les Pierce At seven games into their 12-game schedule, the Thompson Middle School field hockey team has remained undefeated.  Ironically, the Lions nearly lost their unbeaten status in the very first game of the 2016 campaign.  Thompson trailed Hazlet Middle School by a 1-0 tally well into the closing minutes, when forward Victoria Ruggiero slipped past the defender and sliced the ball into the corner of the cage to knot the score, which ultimately put the game into sudden death ...

Cedar Drive Middle School Receives 12 Guitars For Seventh Grade Music Program

By Gena Ansell-Lande The last Friday in September marked a very special day for the students at Cedar Drive Middle School in Colts Neck. Students took part in an assembly that served as a kick-off event for the partnership between the Traveling Guitar Foundation (TGF) and the Colts Neck Township Schools. Thanks to the generosity of the TGF and its respective donors, seventh grade students are cycling through a new music-related arts course where they learn how to play the guitar under the ...