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Lunch Break Helps The Holidays

By Gena Ansell-Lande ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and this year, Santa Claus is championing the effort to end hunger. Join the friendly elves of Lunch Break and bring some holiday spirit to all! Check out the many exciting events happening this month at Lunch Break. Asbury Park Santa Run & Fun On Saturday, December 10, take to the streets of Asbury Park with an army of Santas, all running and walking a 5K course in support of Lunch Break. All runners will be given a Santa suit at ...

Pride and Prejudice at Ranney

Ranney School’s Performing Arts Department packed its 400-person auditorium three nights in a row for the November 2016 Upper School Production of “Pride and Prejudice.” Playing leading roles were seniors Jared Rush of Forked River as Mr. Darcy, Mari Patient of Oceanport as Elizabeth Bennet, senior Rose Faccone-Stockwell of Red Bank as Mrs. Bennett, Taylor Zenner of Wall as Mr. Bennett, and Ben Iglesia of West Allenhurst as Mr. Collins. The school has earned multiple Count Basie ...

Holmdel’s Youngest Participate In Democracy

Election Day came early for elementary school students at Village School. With schools closed for the week of the election itself, students spent the days leading up to it engaged in a variety of learning activities focused on the election. Not only did students learn about the upcoming election and the voting process, but in Randi Kerner’s first grade classroom, students experienced the electoral process firsthand with their own in-class campaign and election, based on a reading of two books ...

BSA Troop 32 Honors Three New Eagle Scouts

In October, Boy Scouts of America Troop 32, River Plaza, honored Christian DeSanctis, Zachary Johnson, and Jeremy Karew at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony at Middletown United Methodist Church, attended by Troop 32’s leadership, fellow scouts, family, friends, and area dignitaries, including Middletown Mayor Gerard P. Scharfenberger, Ph.D. To become an Eagle Scout, which represents the highest levels of citizenship, leadership, and responsibility in scouting, scouts must earn 21 merit ...

Holmdel Students Excel At Ivy League School’s Nanotechnology Competition

Holmdel High School seniors Sneha Sharma and Jenny He placed second and third, respectively, in the 12th Grade Division of a competition hosted by the Nano/Bio Interface Center at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia on October 26. The Nano/Bio Interface Center at Penn highlights and promotes innovations in nanotechnology and invites high school students, undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctorates, and faculty to participate in exhibits, demonstrations, tours, posters, ...

In The Schools

By Nicholas Deckmejian Security Matters At the October 19 Colts Neck Board of Education meeting, the board shared what they learned about school security and developing the best plans for various emergencies. Schools Superintendent MaryJane Garibay explained that the entire district viewed a presentation by the New Jersey Department of Education about different emergency protocols, such as scenarios requiring a lock-down. Every staff member, from administrators to bus drivers, attended to ...

Local Moms’ Service Helps Parents and Kids Find The Right Extracurricular Fit

Busy parents everywhere, rejoice. Managing your child’s hectic schedule just got simpler. Remember the last time you researched the best soccer league for your spirited third grader or the best piano teacher to teach pop music to six-year-olds? You spent hours talking to friends, you searched websites, you may have even called a few coaches. And who knows how reliable your sources were? A new free service called KidGooRoo eliminates the guesswork by providing a free, comprehensive locali...

Single Family Home – Navesink River Area Real Estate

October 1 to October 31, 2016 Atlantic Highlands – Closed 12, ratio of sale to list price 95.06%, lowest closed sale $215,000, highest closed sale $625,000.  Currently active 29, under contract 9. Fair Haven – Closed 10, ratio of sale to list price 97.57%, lowest closed sale $450,000, highest closed sale $1,249,000. Currently active 37, under contract 13. Little Silver – Closed 10, ratio of sale to list price 96.93%, lowest closed sale $360,000, highest closed sale $1,449,000. ...