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Painting The Church With Prayer

Is it possible to paint a church with prayer? How does it spread? Does it stick? How long does it last? Does it cost anything? What happens when it rains? The paint on the front of the historic Holmdel Community Church on Main Street in Holmdel has been flaking and peeling, with bare wood exposed. The church dates to 1705, and it was looking as if it hadn’t been painted since back then. Church leaders contracted with O’Sullivan Painters, who came by with a crew to put on a fresh coat of ...

Donald Brown Returns To RBC To Share A “Natural High”

By Lori Draz On Thursday, November 10, Red Bank Catholic (RBC) welcomed home one of its very successful alumni, former NFL running back Donald Brown (RBC ’05). He returned to his alma mater to host an assembly for the students, where he talked about making smart choices. Mr. Brown is a celebrity role model for Natural High, a national 501 (c) 3 non-profit drug prevention program designed to inspire and help young people discover and pursue their “natural high” so they have a reason to ...

Middletown Partners With American Legion Post 338 For WWI Monument Restoration

Middletown Township is gearing up to restore a local World War I monument with help from American Legion Post 338. American Legion Post 338 has made a $1,000 donation to help fund repair of the circa 1930 monument, located on Church Street in Belford, announced Mayor Gerry Scharfenberger, Ph.D. The donation was presented to the township at the October township committee meeting by Commander Ron Stark and legion member Tom Garretson. Both men are also members of the township’s Veterans Affairs ...

“Lead U” Assemblies At Knollwood School

As part of the commemoration of Veterans Day, Knollwood School fourth through eighth graders attended assemblies on November 7 presented by “Lead U,” which was created in 2016 by JD Wilson, a U.S. Air Force veteran and former classroom teacher, to empower students to embrace their leadership potential. Wilson, along with fellow Air Force veteran Bill Gaskins and Lead U co-founder Dan Effenberger, conducted the Knollwood assemblies, which focused on leadership, respect for veterans, and the ...