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Family Day At Monmouth County Historical Association

Monmouth County Historical Association’s museum at 70 Court Street will hold a special Family Day on Monday, December 26, 2016 from 10am to 4pm. Spend time with your family with museum activities and learn about our shared history. In the morning, visit our Battle of Monmouth exhibition, That Memorable Sabbath-day: The Battle of Monmouth in Drawings, Paintings & Prints, and join in activities such as a scavenger hunt, drawing your pictures of the infamous battle, finding Molly Pitcher ...

Ranney Junior’s Summer Internship Leads To DNA Sequence Publication

Ranney School junior Varun Sikand of Colts Neck participated in a unique research internship studying DNA sequences at Rutgers University’s Waksman Institute this past summer. The results of his research have been published in the National Center for Biotechnology Information’s (NCBI) GenBank, and he is on his way to growing a name for himself among genomic experts. The Waksman Institute Summer Scholars program provides opportunities for high school students and their teachers to conduct ...

Little Silver Garden Club Learns About Ikebana Design

At its November 10 meeting, the Little Silver Garden Club welcomed designer Marina Kerber, who demonstrated three styles of Japanese ikebana floral arrangements. Ms. Kerber, who studied at the Sogetsu School of ikebana design, discussed the history of ikebana as well as the basic principles of three ikebana styles during her demonstration lesson. Speaking while she deftly arranged fall flowers and branches, she first created a design in the moribana style, which uses a shallow container.  ...

Sarah Taggart Named Deputy Director for the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation

Sarah Taggart’s promotion to Deputy Director for the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation (NJVVMF) is welcome news to Foundation members and the community-at-large who know and value the impact of the Memorial, Museum and Educational Center. The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation promoted Sarah Taggart to Deputy Director of the Foundation in November 2016. Since joining the NJVVMF, Taggart has designed and implemented a series of updates to the Museum and ...