year : 2017 43 results

Grand Opening of Arthur Murray Ballroom Dance Center In Red Bank

Arthur Murray Dance Centers, the world's largest and most prominent dance organization, recently celebrated the official grand opening of its new location in Red Bank with a ribbon cutting on the evening of Thursday, December 8. "We are excited to continue the legacy of such a dynamic organization with the opening of our Red Bank location," said Linas Koreiva, owner of the Red Bank studio. "Arthur Murray Dance Centers has an impressive history, which has significantly influenced social and ...

Holy Cross School Penny Harvest Benefits African School

Give a bunch of kids brown paper bags and empty buckets, and there’s no telling what they might do with them. In this case, they filled them with $2005 worth of loose change! In early November, Mrs. Maryjane Gallo, Grade 6 teacher at Holy Cross School and co-founder of the Tawawami Children’s Project, a non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to assist underprivileged developing communities, sent each student home with a small brown paper bag. She asked the children to collect pennies ...

Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park To Host Seashore Open House

The Monmouth County Park System is pleased to announce its Seashore Open House from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, January 22 at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park Activity Center, Long Branch.  Stop in and enjoy hands-on activities. Park System Naturalists will be there to chat about the seashore and the small aquatic animals on display.  Light refreshments offered.  Admission and parking are free.     For more information regarding the Seashore Open House or the Park System, please visit ww...

Hurricane Diane, Written by Madeleine George and Directed by Leigh Silverman, Premieres at Two River Theater

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, continues its 2016/17 Season with Hurricane Diane, a commissioned world-premiere play written by Madeleine George and directed by Leigh Silverman. Performances will begin in Two River’s Marion Huber Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, on Saturday, January 14 and continue through Sunday, February 12. The opening night performance is Friday, January 27 at 8pm. Tickets are available from ...

“Nets Make Difference” A Huge Success

By Lori Draz In September, The Journal Publications first announced our “Nets Make a Difference” campaign to collect items for the victims of sexual and domestic violence who are served by 180 Turning Lives Around. Starting in mid-October, we happily placed 16 colorful nets – “safety nets,” so to speak – at locations all over Monmouth County. And then you, our generous readers, showed up to make your donations. We collected all kinds of much-needed items that were delivered for ...

The Journal To Accept Spinnaker Community Service Award

By Lori Draz In August of 2016, the Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce (EMACC) announced the honorees of their prestigious 25th Anniversary Spinnaker Awards. The Journal Magazine was greatly honored that we and owner/publisher Louis Francis Mercatanti have been chosen to receive the Spinnaker Award for Community Service. Mr. Mercatanti thanked the organization for this exquisite recognition, along with the communities The Journal publications serve and the staff of the magazines. ...

Day Trip: Meandering To Museums

By Joanne Colella It’s January. The holidays are over, the cold has set in, and at some point, there may be more snow and slush with which to contend. What to do on a wintry day, to stave off boredom while still managing to stay comfortably indoors? Choices abound, but for a terrific blend of entertainment and education, creativity and culture for day trippers of every age and preference, plan a visit to one or more of the countless museums that are just a short drive away. The biggest ...

Postpartum Mental Health: The Silent Darkness

By Michele Inzelbuch, LCSW, LCADC Postpartum depression (PPD) is a disease where many women suffer in silence. Often it is something not spoken about, is rarely accepted, and sadly goes untreated in many new mothers. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), there were almost four million live births in the United States in 2015. Another two million women had miscarriages and/or stillbirths. These women are highly susceptible to postpartum depression due to their bodies experiencing ...

CBA and Trinity Hall Students Raise Over $7,500 For Troops

On December 6, Christian Brothers Academy and Trinity Hall’s students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) chapters teamed up once again for the 10th annual Dinner for the Troops. “This event has become a proud CBA tradition that continues to inspire each and every SADD member,” said Dominic Esposito ‘18, Community Service Chair and member of CBA SADD. Each year, the event epitomizes what the holidays are all about: gratitude and goodwill towards others. Convening in the CBA cafeteria, ...

Police Tips On Winter Safety

The Holmdel Police Department is reminding motorists to always remove accumulated ice and snow from their vehicles before traveling on New Jersey’s roadways. Motorists who fail to clear their vehicles of ice and snow before driving can be cited and fined under an amended law, which became effective October 20, 2010.  Prior to this change, a motorist could only receive a citation if failure to remove ice and snow from a vehicle resulted in injury to others or property damage. Fines for ...