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Middletown Township Fire Academy Graduates 26 New Firefighters

The Middletown Township Fire Academy held its graduation ceremonies for their Spring 2016 Firefighter One course at Thompson Middle School on the evening of Saturday, June 18. The course is the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety Firefighter One 180-hour course. With a combination of classroom and hands-on participation, the new firefighter graduates have mastered the basic tasks of firematics. A New Jersey Division of Fire Safety written exam and proficiency exam were completed at the end of ...

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 ...

NAVESINK NEWS BRIEFS By Laura Kolnoski

NAVESINK NEWS BRIEFS By Laura Kolnoski Shrewsbury’s Autumn Harvest Party This year’s Autumn Harvest Party, sponsored by the Shrewsbury Historical Society, is scheduled for Sunday, October 27 at the Evelyn Bonanno home, also known as “Narrowgate Farm.” Recalled by locals as “The Horse Farm on Sycamore Avenue,” this lovely period home at 440 Sycamore Avenue was built by Francis Gilhuly in 1858. “It remains expertly maintained by the Bonanno family,” said Mayor Donald Burden, ...

MONMOUTH COUNTY LIBRARY HAPPENINGS FOR OCTOBER By Laura Kolnoski

MONMOUTH COUNTY LIBRARY HAPPENINGS FOR OCTOBER By Laura Kolnoski   Highlights at Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan 6:30 p.m., Thursday October 16: “Slavery by Another Name” - Documentary Challenging the assumption that slavery ended with Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation of 1863, this 90-minute documentary recounts how, following the Civil War, new forms of forced labor emerged that would persist until World War II. Co-sponsored by the NAACP ...

NEW SEASON BEGINS FOR LITTLE SILVER GARDEN CLUB

NEW SEASON BEGINS FOR LITTLE SILVER GARDEN CLUB The Little Silver Garden Club starts its new season on Thursday, October 10 at 10:30 a.m. with an illustrated presentation on “Native Orchids of New Jersey” by naturalist Rick Radis. Because of its amazingly wide range of habitats, industrial, suburbanized New Jersey is still home to 50 species of wild orchids. Many are small, rare, and hard to find, but others are spectacular and still widespread. Mr. Radis is editor of New Jersey Audubon ...

DOING OUR PART By Lisa Schofield

DOING OUR PART By Lisa Schofield JSC&VB TO HONOR SHORE CHAMPIONS AT JERSEY SHORE BIG WAVE AWARDS Six Jersey Shore-based recipients will be honored for their dedicated contributions to the popular area during the Jersey Shore Big Wave Awards gala, sponsored and hosted by the Jersey Shore Convention & Visitors Bureau on October 16 at the PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel. The event begins with a cocktail hour at 6:00 p.m. (cash bar). The recipients are as follows: Harry D. Eichhorn ...

19th ANNUAL SHREWSBURY 5K CLASSIC SET FOR OCTOBER 20

19th ANNUAL SHREWSBURY 5K CLASSIC SET FOR OCTOBER 20 The Foundation for Shrewsbury Education (FSE) will be hosting the 19th annual Shrewsbury 5K Classic and One Mile Any Style on October 20. FSE expects more than 300 participants to turn out for the day’s events, which include the 5K race, a one-mile race, and a kiddie dash. The race will start and finish at Shrewsbury Borough School, and runners will be able to visit the post-race expo, where there will be free food, drinks, music, and ...

SINGLE FAMILY HOMES NAVESINK RIVER AREA REAL ESTATE

SINGLE FAMILY HOMES NAVESINK RIVER AREA REAL ESTATE August 1 through August 31 Atlantic Highlands – total active 36, under contract 15, closed 3, ratio of sale to list price 99.80%, lowest closed sale $456,250, highest closed sale $495,000. Fair Haven – total active 24, under contract 25, closed 20, ratio of sale to list price 97.76%, lowest closed sale $370,000, highest closed sale $1,479,000. Little Silver – total active 35, under contract 12, closed 10, ratio of sale to list ...