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“The Game’s Afoot” Staged at Colts Neck High School

By Les Pierce The Cougar Theatre Company of Colts Neck High School delighted audiences with their staging of “The Game’s Afoot,” a sendup of the mystery genre with a Sherlock Holmes overtone. The story takes place circa 1930s in a 24-room Connecticut mansion, the home of William Gillette, an actor famous for portraying Sherlock Holmes in American theater. Gillette is recovering from a gunshot wound resulting from an attempt on his life while onstage during a performance. It is Christ...

Colts Neck First Aid Squad Celebrates 50 Years of Volunteer Service

By Tony Senk Way back in 1964, gas cost 30 cents a gallon, the average cost of a new car was $3,500, and a loaf of bread cost 21 cents. Also in that year, the first Ford Mustang was made and the Beatles made their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. And in little ole’ Colts Neck, New Jersey, the Colts Neck First Aid Squad was born! This past month marked the 50th anniversary of the Colts Neck First Aid Squad. The first aid squad incorporated in October, 1966 and has been serving ...

Day Trip: Delicious Orchards

By Joanne Colella Sometimes, a day trip requires a bit of planning, a check on the weather forecast, and perhaps a couple of hours’ worth of driving to reach your destination. But sometimes, that terrific destination is, figuratively speaking, right in your own backyard. Such is the case with this month’s day trip suggestion: Delicious Orchards. Located on Route 34 in Colts Neck, this 60,000-square-foot renowned country food market actually is a road trip for many of its legions of ...

Frame to Please ” Paws for a Cause”

Frame to Please/Paws for a Cause Date: July 31, 2016 Time: 11am-2pm Location: The Galleria, 2 Bridge Ave Red Bank  N.J. 07701 (732) 741-8062 The pet fund raising endeavor of Frame to Please " Paws for a Cause" will be hosting a book signing " Zach to the Rescue" by local children's  author Karen Sandy. This will be an exciting event for children & adults alike to meet with the author. Karen Sandy will be donating all royalties to the Associated Humane Society. More informat...

Nature Through The Camera Lens

By Joanne Colella Holmdel resident Ellen Rubinstein is using the art of photography to share unique images of nature, as seen through the lens of her camera. During the month of April, her work was on display, in rows of framed photographs, at the Wall Township Library’s community room. The opening of the exhibit was a successful event, with local residents attending, as well as friends and visitors from other towns. More than 40 framed nature prints were included, and a half dozen pieces ...

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 ...

WILD WINTER ELIXERS AND SPICES

 WILD WINTER ELIXERS AND SPICES On November 19th  Rachael Mackow will present a program titled “Wild Winter: Elixirs and Spices from the Native Garden” at 1:00 at the Atrium, on Rt. 35  in Red Bank, at the invitation of the Navesink Garden Club. The public is invited to attend free of charge. Today we turn to our spice rack and medicine cabinet for warming, aromatic spices, and remedies to ease cold-season complaints. Imagine yourself as a homesteader, miles from the market and ...

QUALITY CUSTOMER SERVICE AND AFFORDABLE PRICES SPELL RECIPE FOR SUCCESS AT L&M AUTO CENTER By Tony Senk

QUALITY CUSTOMER SERVICE AND AFFORDABLE PRICES SPELL RECIPE FOR SUCCESS AT L&M AUTO CENTER  By Tony Senk   When Lenny and Marie Cardone opened the L&M Auto Center in Union, New Jersey back in 1966, they could not have imagined how, years later, their sons, now managers of the L&M Auto Center in Lincroft, would so successfully court countless scores of satisfied customers in and around Monmouth County. Marie still owns the Lincroft business, but her sons, Leonard and ...

PARK SYSTEM WELCOMES FALL WITH A VARIETY OF OCTOBER ACTIVITIES

PARK SYSTEM WELCOMES FALL WITH A VARIETY OF OCTOBER ACTIVITIES Ready to celebrate fall? The Monmouth County Park System has plenty to offer the entire family to enjoy. Here’s just some of what the park system has to offer you and your family this month: Re-Spook, Re-Wear, Re-Scare Costume SwapSunday, October 13 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.Thompson Park Visitor Center, LincroftDrop off your gently used kid, adult, and pet costumes between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., October 7-11, or from 10:00 ...

COLTS NECK GIRLS’ SOCCER TEAM STARTS SEASON WITH OVERTIME VICTORY By Les Pierce

COLTS NECK GIRLS’ SOCCER TEAM STARTS SEASON WITH OVERTIME VICTORY By Les Pierce   The season opener for the Colts Neck girls’ soccer team could only be described as a thriller. The Cougars battled A Division rival Howell into double overtime of scoreless play. Then, in the 95th minute, junior Erika Keselman headed a corner kick from Bridgette King high into the net for the game-winning goal. Colts Neck had found the going tough as they faced a strong and physical Rebel defense ...