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Historic Havens: Seabright Lawn Tennis and Cricket Club

By Lori Draz The oldest lawn tennis and cricket club in the nation is located in Rumson. Founded in 1877, Seabright Lawn Tennis and Cricket Club has a long, rich history and an active current membership. The club has 16 lawn tennis courts, 15 Har-Tru courts, one hard court, and four platform tennis courts. Lawn tennis was introduced to America in 1875, when a tennis set was imported from England by the Staten Island Cricket & Tennis Club for installation. Months later, the residents ...

ENTERTAINMENT CORNER By Laura Kolnoski

ENTERTAINMENT CORNER By Laura Kolnoski                   The line from an old Temptations song, “People movin’ out, people movin’ in” is an apt description of the constant flow of commercial and residential activity in Red Bank. Known as “Hip Town” and now using the slogan “A cool little town,” it’s been up, down, and stagnant in recent decades. Red Bank is currently on an upswing; a resurgence on the cusp of a new era. This is good news for area ...

COUNTY PROSECUTOR MAKES NEWS WITH NEW BUILDING, CRIMESTOPPERS PROGRAM By Laura Kolnoski

COUNTY PROSECUTOR MAKES NEWS WITH NEW BUILDING, CRIMESTOPPERS PROGRAM By Laura Kolnoski   Renowned for its low profile, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office stepped into the spotlight with headline news on multiple fronts recently. Located along Freehold’s Jerseyville Avenue off Business Route 33, the new, green, state-of-the-art prosecutor’s office building officially opened on July 25 with the usual ribbon-cutting fanfare. The big newsmaker that day was the building itself, ...

RED BANK ROUND-UP By Laura Kolnoski

RED BANK ROUND-UP By Laura Kolnoski   Accelerating the Arrival of Rooftop and Terrace Dining Teak Restaurant on Monmouth Street may be the first borough eatery to offer outdoor rooftop and/or patio dining, but at least three other restaurants will be hot on Teak’s heels. While Teak reportedly already went through a long and costly process to get approvals to enter this new realm of Red Bank dining, subsequent applicants will benefit from a streamlined application process discussed ...

FABULOUS FINDS AND TREASURES AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT VINTAGE SHOPPING EXPO & FASHION SHOW

FABULOUS FINDS AND TREASURES AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT VINTAGE SHOPPING EXPO & FASHION SHOW Sunday, October 20, Middletown Arts Center, 36 Church Street, Middletown, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. A wide selection of clothing, jewelry, furniture, couture wedding gowns, and trinkets will be available for purchase from more than ten antique and consignment shops at the Middletown Arts Center's Vintage Shopping Expo and Fashion Show on Sunday, October 20, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m at 36 Church Street in ...

LUNCH BREAK NEWS By Laura Kolnoski

LUNCH BREAK NEWS By Laura Kolnoski Food Pantry Facing Severe Shortages ~ Please Help! The first line of defense for thousands of people struggling with hunger throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties, Lunch Break serves more people every year. According to executive director Gwendolyn Love, the number of hot meals served has increased over 68% in recent years; food pantry distributions have increased a staggering 657%. “Last year, we served over 56,000 meals. Over 500 families depend ...

Health Department offering flu shots to residents

Health Department offering flu shots to residents FREEHOLD, NJ – The Monmouth County Health Department is offering flu shots to County residents at 29 flu-shot clinics now through late October.  “Generally speaking, anyone over six months of age can receive the seasonal inactivated influenza vaccine,” said Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone. “We strongly urge anyone at risk of flu-related complications to get the seasonal vaccine from the County Health Department or your health ...

“ GROW MONMOUTH” OFFERS FAÇADE IMPROVEMENT “Made in Monmouth” Event on September 28 by Laura Kolnoski

"GROW MONMOUTH” OFFERS FAÇADE IMPROVEMENT “Made in Monmouth” Event on September 28 by Laura Kolnoski A total of $75,000 has been earmarked for the new Grow Monmouth Façade Improvement Program, intended to help eligible, privately held commercial buildings upgrade the look of their businesses. Announced last month by Thomas Arnone, director of the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the program uses HUD Community Development Block Grant funds that were de-obligated by ...

NJ “RUN FOR THE FALLEN” TO HONOR AND REMEMBER NEW JERSEY SOLDIERS, SAILORS, AIRMEN, AND MARINES KILLED IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN

NJ “RUN FOR THE FALLEN” TO HONOR AND REMEMBER NEW JERSEY SOLDIERS, SAILORS, AIRMEN, AND MARINES KILLED IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN In an apolitical reflection of remembrance, a team of 32 active duty members of the military from Joint Base McGuire- Dix-Lakehurst, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and other locations across the U.S. will come together to embark on a 180+ mile run to honor every New Jersey service member killed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, and Operation ...

22nd Annual Culinary Classic is Bigger and Better than Ever

22nd Annual Culinary Classic is Bigger and Better than Ever The FoodBank Culinary Classic brings the Jersey Shore’s best restaurants to The Mill at Spring Lake Heights  on September 23 What: 22nd Annual Culinary Classic, featuring a taste of the Jersey Shore’s best restaurants and wineries to benefit The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. When: Monday, September 23, 2013                        5 – 9 p.m. Where: The Mill at Spring Lake Heights, 101 ...