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Holiday Express to Deliver Music, Fun, and Holiday Cheer at Collier Youth Services

Collier Youth Services, a non-profit organization that empowers at-risk youth to grow toward their potential in an environment of belonging, dignity, and hope, is excited to announce that Holiday Express will be performing for their students on December 7, 2016.  The day will include multiple musical presentations, gifts for all the students and lunch supplied by Jersey Mikes along with a wonderful spirit of kindness.   Comprised of more than 2,000 volunteers, Holiday Express visits more ...

Local Talent Showcased at 17th Annual Art Show and Sale

By Nicholas Deckmejian On October 14, the Colts Neck Library hosted the opening viewing party for their 17th Annual Art Show and Sale. Usually held later in the year, The Friends of The Colts Neck Library decided to avoid the typical weather-related issues of the winter and moved the art show to October, allowing them to work with autumn’s much more cooperative weather and join in the excitement brought by the changing of the seasons. Guests enjoyed the fantastic artwork of many ...

Letter To The Editor- Anna Diaz White

Bragging about groping and sexually assaulting someone is no laughing matter, regardless of one’s political affiliation. We’ve certainly seen headlines over the years highlighting such inappropriate behaviors from both Republican and Democrat officials, and many of us have heard similar things from individuals not in the public realm, and it is simply not acceptable.  Bottom line: no one deserves to be sexually assaulted or raped, and these crimes can affect anyone.  In fact, U.S. ...

Highlights From The Freehold Regional High School District

By Nicholas Deckmejian During the September 12 Freehold Regional High School District (FRHSD) Board of Education meeting, recipients of 2016’s Support Staff of The Year Awards gathered to be recognized and congratulated. Mr. Sampson commended the work of the district's support staff, saying they “go above and beyond on a daily basis” and that their “exceptional work exudes across the district.” Nancy Niesz was the Colts Neck High School recipient. She has been in the district ...

Bell Works Progress

By Lori Draz The work continues at Bell Works in Holmdel, where the management team sends special congratulations to tenant Vydia, who just announced successful completion of a seed round yielding $1.15 million. Providing musicians the ability to monetize, promote, and distribute video content through a variety of tools, Vydia serves over 100,000 users, including Grammy Award-winning artists like Jimmy Buffett, Joss Stone, and Def Leppard. This investment will include the expansion of a ...

First Responders Need Support

By Joanne Colella Holmdel residents and businesses are asked to help support the efforts of the township’s tirelessly dedicated first responders, either through donations to assist in funding their efforts, programs, and equipment or by becoming a volunteer member. As the holiday giving season approaches – along with the hazardous winter months that often seem to generate calls for assistance – here are ways you can help the Holmdel Police Department, Holmdel Fire & Rescue Company ...

Police & Millennials Interaction Seminar

The Millennials Ministry of Pilgrim Baptist Church (Red Bank) is hosting a ​ Police & Millennials Interaction Seminar on Saturday December 3 @ 7pm.  The seminar will be held in the Fellowship Hall of PBC.  Law Enforcement personnel and Millennials (ages: 18-34) will come together and discuss how to better understand police procedures and civic responsibility as it relates to local & national events. For further details, see the attached flyer.  ALL ARE Welcome.

Park System Adds Second Bus to Inflation Eve Trip

The Monmouth County Park System has added a second bus to its Inflation Eve Trip on Wednesday, November 23.  Travel to New York City and preview the big balloons as they are inflated by Macy’s employees and volunteers in preparation for the Thanksgiving Day parade. Trip is rain or shine.  The bus leaves from Thompson Park, 805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, at 2 p.m. and will return at approximately 10 p.m.  This trip is open to all ages; under 18 with adult. The cost is $35 per person ...