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Red Bank Smiles

By Lori Draz When you see someone who really loves what they do, who is so enthusiastic about their work, and whose only limits are the hours in the day, that just makes you smile! And that is what Dr. Benjamin Klayman and his team at Red Bank Smiles do every day. They even put smiles right in the name of the business. Dr. Klayman is an upbeat, zestful person, and a passionate professional when it comes to helping people, in and out of his dental office. He is full of energy, ideas, and ...

Guild of Creative Art Announces December Holiday Exhibit Medal Winners

By Tony Senk A number of area artists have been awarded medals in the Guild of Creative Art’s Holiday Exhibit – and, no doubt, those medals looked great hanging from the Christmas tree or sitting on the fireplace mantle! In addition to celebrating and honoring the artistic endeavors of the winners while serving as a conversation piece for family and friends during the holiday season, the medals clearly showed who were the best and brightest artists in the area. The medal winners were ...

News From Colts Neck Troop 290

Troop 290 had a great fall season this year. In October, their trip to the Pumpkin Chuckin’ Camporee at Quail Hill was a smash hit. Thanks to the creative minds of the scouts, they were able to build a four-foot-tall catapult and launch their pumpkin over 30 feet. In November, they went to the Navy Camporee and had a tour of the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, then went to the Navy football game. The troop has finished their fall fundraiser sale of popcorn and wreaths. If you missed ...

PJ Library Event for Young Children in Rumson

On January 8, 2017, from 10:00 – 11:30 AM, Congregation B’nai Israel will host a PJ Library event for children in Pre-K through Grade 2 and their parents, in which participants will create a personal story book, view Jewish children’s videos, explore Jewish songs and enjoy refreshments, all at no cost.  The program will include an adult discussion on building a Jewish home library.  Guests will also have the opportunity to register for the monthly Jewish book or music CD that PJ ...

“Peek Under The Petticoat” Event at MCHA Museum

On Wednesday, January 11, Bernadette Rogoff, Consulting Curator, will be dressing a mannequin included our exhibition Hartshorne: Eight Generations and Their Highlands Estate Called Portland located at the Museum on 70 Court St. The garments to be exhibited are from the wardrobe of Julia Norton Hartshorne (1838-1869), who died tragically in 1869 at the age of thirty. They are of the highest fashion of the late 1860s, were made in part in Paris, and were lightly if ever worn. The family has ...

Clean Ocean Action’s “Fire & Ice” Gala

On December 10, Clean Ocean Action (COA) and more than 300 friends of the ocean kicked off the holiday season with its “Fire & Ice” fundraiser, held at the aptly chosen Windows on the Water (of Surfrider Beach Club) in Sea Bright. It was the perfect setting, and the artistic and environmentally conscious Fire & Ice-themed decorations included handmade driftwood logs with candles, icicles framing the arched entryway, and crystals hanging from branches as the centerpieces. The ...

Books For Cooks: Shepherd’s Pie

By MaryAnn Miano Mother Hubbard’s Cook Book, by Marion White, is a delightful recipe book from The Catherine Henning Cookbook Collection at the Colts Neck Library. If you recall the nursery rhyme of Old Mother Hubbard, she went to the cupboard but the cupboard was bare. The author’s approach to her recipes in this book is to think of people who have survived in spite of bare cupboards. Dry summers and lean winters forced our great-grandparents to collect, out of necessity, the best food ...

A Winter Solstice Celebration

By Lori Draz The Two River Council of Mayors held their annual holiday party on December 11. The cold night made the warm and cozy setting of the Little Silver Train Station the hottest stop on the line. The station was decorated for the season and a roomful of current and former mayors and their select guests enjoyed holiday cheer, a tasty array of cocktail nibbles, and lively conversation. An exciting surprise arrived when a group of multi-cultural carolers from the Embury Methodist ...

Eric Legrand Brings Message of Hope, Optimism, and Triumph to RBR

On December 7, Red Bank Regional High School (RBR) was proud to welcome Eric LeGrand, the star Rutgers’ football player who, paralyzed from an injury sustained during his junior year in 2010, went on to lead a most inspirational and consequential life.  He is a motivational speaker, supports a foundation to find a cure for paralysis, and works as a sports broadcaster. His visit was made possible, in part, by a grant from the Red Bank High School Class of 1966. RBR Principal Risa Clay ...

Mary’s Martha Mary Guild’s January Guest Speaker

On January 11, Ms. Stephanie Laurino, MLIS, librarian/branch manager of the Colts Neck Library, will present a program on the Monmouth County Library System. Many of us consider libraries as places to look up information for school projects or to borrow books. There is so much more these days!  Ms. Laurino will focus on ways to make use of the library and its services with technology in this new age of connection. She will demonstrate how to access the library website and the many programs and ...