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“The Government Inspector” To Be Performed At Middletown South

The Southside Theatre of Middletown High School South is presenting “The Government Inspector” as their fall production. The story unfolds in a small Russian village where peasants, the mayor, and his cronies have gotten word that a government inspector has arrived at their little hamlet. The problem is, the person everyone thinks is the government inspector is in reality just a low-level office clerk who is down to his very last kopek and is not above taking whatever is offered him – ...

Little Silver Garden Club Begins Busy Year

The Little Silver Garden Club met on October 13 to begin a busy year of programs. Rick Brandt, club member and coordinator of the town’s Little Silver Day, presented the club with a gift in the amount of $250 from the Little Silver Charitable Foundation. The club thanked Mr. Brandt and will use the monies toward its programs and service to the community. Little Silver Garden Club members are active in a variety of ways in the community. Garden therapy, for residents of Meridian at Shrews...

Girls’ Tennis Team Headed To Tournament of Champions Final

With a 5-0 win over Newark Academy on October 25, the Holmdel High School girls’ tennis team was headed to the finals of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Tournament of Champions the following day at the Garden State Tennis Center in Edison. The team was also to play the winner of the Millburn-Ridge match later on October 25. “We are extremely proud of the consistently strong efforts of these young women, and how they have represented Holmdel High School and ...

Zumba Party In Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Joanne Colella  On Saturday, October 8, Holmdel resident Sandy Molon hosted a Zumba Party in Pink in support of breast cancer research. The event was held at the Holmdel Community Center on Crawfords Corner Road, with the use of the space donated by the township and many local businesses donating towards a raffle at the gathering, which was attended by dozens of enthusiastic participants. Ms. Molon explained, “I was first diagnosed in 2009. I was seven years cancer-free when I ...

Molzon’s Fall Festival an Annual Tradition

By Les Pierce The Fall Festival at Molzon's is the first major social event of the school year for Lincroft Elementary students, a harbinger of the fall season, and the first major fundraiser for the Lincroft School PTA. The Fall Festival is many things, but most importantly, a fun day for local youngsters. The Molzon family began hosting this now-traditional venue in 1998, and the 19th annual rendition was held on Saturday, September 24. After all these years, the pumpkin painting craft ...

Straight From The Table: Fresh

By Lori Draz The name says it all. Fresh is dedicated to offering farm-to-table selections using fresh, locally sourced fruits and vegetables, and high-quality ingredients. And they do. The menu is fairly small, and that is to accommodate the nightly specials that showcase the fresh items of the day. Fresh is small, but its lemony walls and neat tables don’t make it feel crowded. The tables are roomy, the plates and flatware are comfortable, and the ceilings are high enough to keep the ...

Teen Scene: Cadet Lieutenant Commander Matthew Motola

By Lori Draz and Matthew Motola Welcome to Teen Scene. Each month, our young authors write, in their own voice, stories that will educate and inform fellow students and parents about a variety of topics. If you are a teen who would like to write your story, contact The Journal. We’ll help you polish it up, so don’t worry – let’s just get to sharing. This month’s author is Cadet Lieutenant Commander Matthew Motola, a 17-year-old senior at Colts Neck High School. As we approach ...

Monmouth Park Racetrack Hosts 69th Annual Distribution of Funds Tea

On September 29, 53 of Monmouth County’s nonprofit organizations took center stage at Monmouth Park Racetrack. The Monmouth Park Charity Fund held its 69th Annual Distribution of Funds Tea in the lovely Garden Room, where these select organizations were awarded grants for specific programs that provide critical assistance to those at risk and in need of special services in our community. Special thanks are extended to Hackensack Meridian Health and New Jersey Natural Gas Company for being ...

“Crochet and Knit for a Cause” Enters Third Year

Two years ago, Pat Koziol of Holmdel established the “Crochet and Knit for a Cause” group at the Hazlet Library.  “There were only three of us at the first meeting,” she recalls. But now, two years later, the group has grown significantly, with women who live in Hazlet, Holmdel, Keyport, Union Beach, Marlboro, Middletown, and Old Bridge joining in. Most recently, the women donated 40 shawls and 25 tote bags to Riverview Medical Center in support of Cancer Awareness Month. “Many of ...

Escape the Holiday Madness with a Show

By Lauren Hoffman Stay local this holiday season! Monmouth County has a number of great venues to choose from throughout the year for a person of any age to experience a quality show. The most joyous time of year is when the holidays are approaching, and perhaps you’re thinking of new traditions to start with your loved ones. Whether it’s your mom, grandfather, cousin, or in-law, why not check out the lineup at a box office near you? With an endless amount of options, including plays, ...