Archive: 2012

Holiday Express Looking for Items to Fill Gift Bags

TINTON FALLS – Individual gift bags have always been an essential part of each Holiday Express visit so the organization is looking for donations to fill them. Items being sought...

November 30, 2012 | comments

American Antiques to Hold Duck Decoy Appraisal Event

NEPTUNE – American Antiques Company, 1318 Corlies Ave., will be hosting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, an evening of duck decoy appraisals and a Q&A with Jon Frank of...

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Pellicone Memorial Blood Drive Set for Dec. 5 at BCC

LINCROFT – Brookdale Community College will host a special blood drive from noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, in memory of Ava Pellicane who died at age 3 months....

November 30, 2012 | comments

RB Charter School Holds Relief Fundraiser to Assist Those in School Community

RED BANK – Red Bank Charter School, a nonprofit, nonpartisan K-8 public school, will be holding a Sandy relief fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30, to help...

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VNA Annual House Tour Canceled; Contributions Being Sought

RED BANK – VNA of Central Jersey has canceled its annual Holiday House Tour, scheduled for Friday, Dec. 7, because so many in the community are dealing with the devastation...

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Volunteers are a Vital Resource During Sandy Aftermath 

TRENTON – When a disaster strikes, volunteers are a vital resource. They represent the compassionate face that brings comfort to disaster survivors and provides for their immediate needs. “Working together...

November 30, 2012 | comments

Business Beat

AH Chamber Holds Networking ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The Atlantic Highlands Chamber of Commerce will hold an end-of-year After Hours Networking Event from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, hosted...

November 30, 2012 | comments

Parties, presents, food, family

By Julie Davis The holidays are the most wonderful time of year. But this year, in particular, they’re much more than just good times and gluttonous gifting. Giving is our...

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New Pastor Leads Flock in Sandy Aftermath

By John Burton RED BANK – In one sense it’s been a long journey for the Rev. Jason Tucker but it’s one he knows he was meant to take. Tucker,...

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Scene On Film: ‘Skyfall’

By Joan Ellis Bond to a beauty: “I like you better without your Beretta.” Skyfall is first-rate James Bond from beginning to end. Writers Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, and John Logan...

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Covenant House President, FH Resident, Makes a Difference

By John Burton   FAIR HAVEN – Kevin Ryan sees his work as a struggle between the light and the dark, between despair and hope. He believes that, though it...

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Skywatch For The Week Of November 30 – December 7, 2012

By Flo Higgins If you enjoy a friendship or partnership with a straightforward, outspoken pal then find yourself a Sagittarius and settle down. This fire sign is friendly, loyal and...

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Deadline Dec. 7 for Monmouth Museum’s Juried Art Show 

LINCROFT – The Monmouth Museum is seeking submissions for its 2013 juried art show. The Dec. 7 deadline for entering is quickly approaching. The Annual Juried Art Exhibition was founded by the...

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Toy Run Brightens Holidays for Children’s Hospital Patients

LONG BRANCH –­ Despite the devastation left across the region by Hurricane Sandy, more than 100 dedicated riders from the Jersey Shore Harley Owners Group (HOG) and the Long Branch...

November 30, 2012 | comments

1st Avenue Playhouse Presents ‘Doc’s Holiday’ through Dec. 22

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – First Avenue Playhouse will present Doc’s Holiday through Saturday, Dec. 22 at the 123 First Ave. theater. The play is about Doc’s house being a special place...

November 30, 2012 | comments

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