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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Health & Fitness Guide: True REST Float Spa

    True REST Float Spa allows you to experience a most unique zero gravity environment called Floatation therapy, or scientifically referred to as REST (Restricted Environmental Stimulus Therapy). Floating has been shown to reduce stress, offer pain relief, accelerate healing, increase immune system functioning, help sleep, increase circulation, and serve as a powerful meditative aid. Your pains and woes will simply float away in 1,000 pounds of Epsom salt dissolved in 10 inches of body ...
  • Health & Fitness Guide: NorthStar Counseling Center

    NorthStar Counseling Center believes that you have the power and strength to face your challenges and restore balance and wellness to your everyday life. Samantha Landi, MA, LPC and Barbara McGinley, MA, LPC are a nurturing team of mental health therapists, offering individual, family, and couples counseling. Their counseling services range from traditional talk therapy to more innovative approaches, including Sand Play therapy, EMDR, TF-CBT, DBT, and mindfulness-based stress management. T...
  • Health & Fitness Guide: Medimorphosis Physician Assisted Weight Loss

    Medimorphosis Physician Assisted Weight Loss is the place to turn to if you have made a serious resolution to lose and manage your weight. This customized, physician-supervised program, under the direction of Dr. Claudia Huegel, a dually board-certified family physician and bariatric physician, offers a comprehensive approach to weight management. It starts with a complete medical evaluation to identify any physical, medical, environmental, behavioral, or emotional triggers that contribute to ...
  • Local Thunder Rolls To Championship

    The 10U Jersey Shore Thunder baseball team, which is made up of fifth and sixth grade boys from Little Silver, Red Bank, Shrewsbury, Middletown, and Fair Haven, capped a successful fall season with its second USABL division championship in the past three years. Following a 4-4-1 regular season, the boys hit their stride in the postseason, beating their first and second round opponents by scores of 12-2 and 13-0, respectively. They then traveled to Hazlet on Saturday, November 5, and defeated ...
  • Shrewsbury Chorale Starts 60th Anniversary With Open Rehearsals and Auditions

    The Shrewsbury Chorale has been in the spotlight for 60 years, bringing fine choral music to audiences in Monmouth County. They will be hosting a set of very special open rehearsals on Tuesdays, January 17 and 24, from 7:45 to 10:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County, 1475 West Front Street, Lincroft. They invite singers of all voice parts, age high school and up, to participate in these rehearsals as they prepare for their 60th anniversary concerts. To enhance ...