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Holy Cross Math Program Adds Up

Math is in the air at Holy Cross School.  The Catholic elementary school has been revamping its math program and integrating more STEM projects both in the classroom and in extra-curricular activities. Holy Cross has implemented a new math curriculum for K through Grade 4. Supervisor of Curriculum Mrs. Alison Mitchel states, “My Math, by McGraw-Hill, provides rigor, personalization, and engagement to students while being fully aligned with the Common Core State Standards. It inspires ...

Saint James Elementary School Receives $10,000 Grant from OceanFirst

Saint James School was proudly presented the 2016 Grant Recipient of OceanFirst Model Classroom. The school has been awarded $10,000 to create a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Lab classroom. The grant will be used to facilitate STEM curriculum and purchase furniture and equipment needed for the new STEM Lab. The goal of the 2016 Model Classroom Grant Program is to support bold and innovative schools that have the vision, creativity and desire to develop model classrooms for ...

Hess Corporation and New York Yankees Alum Deliver Hess Toy Trucks to Patients at The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center

As part of the Hess Toy Truck tradition, Hess Corporation recently brought some holiday cheer to young patients at The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center by donating Hess Toy Trucks. The donation event was part of the Hess Corporation’s annual holiday visits to hospitals across the country.   Former New York Yankee Mickey Rivers, who was integral to the team’s World Series’ wins in 1977 and 1978, was on hand to help the Hess Corporation hand out ...

Monmouth County Police Chief Association Toy Drive

The Monmouth County Police Chiefs Association recently sponsored a Toy Drive ​"Wishing Upon A Star." ​ Members of the Association representing municipalities of Monmouth County and Prosecutors Office, donated​ toys to the ​180 Turning Lives Around, Inc. of Hazlet, NJ.  180 Turning Lives Around is a private non-profit organization dedicated to ending domestic and sexual violence in our ​communities. Pilgrim Baptist Church of Red Bank served as liaison between the agencies in an ...

Annual Toy Run Spreads Holiday Cheer to Patients of The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center

Dozens of motorcycle riders from around the region participated in a toy drop as part of the Annual Toy Run that delivered funds, toys and other gifts to brighten the holidays for patients at The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center. Blue Knights, New Jersey Chapter XV, accompanied by Santa and the Long Branch Police and Fire Departments, traveled from Atlantic Highlands Marina to Long Branch and delivered hundreds of gifts to the hospital for distribution to pediat...

United Way of Monmouth County and Ocean Counties Hosts Annual Hearts of Gold Gala

Event to Benefit United Way’s Work in Education, Health and Financial Stability United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties (UWMOC) hosted their annual Hearts of Gold Gala on Friday, November 18, 2016 at the Crystal Point Yacht Club in Point Pleasant, NJ. This was the organization’s first Gala as a combined agency serving both Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Over 100 guests enjoyed an elegant dinner, live music, dancing, a silent auction, a 50/50 and a raffle for wine and jewelry. Sponsored ...

The Mental Health Association of Monmouth County Held Annual Fall Celebration

The Mental Health Association of Monmouth County’s (MHAMC) Fall Celebration, Metamorphosis, A Transformation, was held on Thursday, November 3rd at Taka in Asbury Park, NJ.  Guests enjoyed Taka’s beautiful space, a spectacular Asian-fusion buffet, a sake tasting, live entertainment, and an Origami Experience presented by the famed NYC based Taro’s Origami Studio.   This year’s event, Metamorphosis, was a celebration of transformation. The theme symbolizes changing perspectives ...