Archive: 2013 February

Letters and Commentary

Taxpayers Can Now Contribute to Special Olympics Thanks to New Legislation To the Editor: On behalf of Special Olympics New Jersey, I wish to express my sincere appreciation for the...

February 8, 2013 | comments

Business Beat

Vermeuel earns Field Manager of the Year Award   RED BANK – Dave Vermeuel of Morgan 24/7 Financial Services in Red Bank has been named the 2012 Field Manager of the...

February 8, 2013 | comments

County Fraud Squad to Centralize Sandy Complaints

By John Burton FREEHOLD – Monmouth County has instituted a new task force to help inform people about fraud associated with Super Storm Sandy and so they can easily report...

February 8, 2013 | comments

Seven Bridges Road Repairs to Be Completed in April

By John Burton LITTLE SILVER – Chalk up another problem caused by Super Storm Sandy as area motorists face the longer than anticipated closing of Seven Bridges Road – and...

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Bayshore Hospital Gets $5 Million Gift, Largest Ever

HOLMDEL – Bayshore Community Hospital and Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations has received a $5 million charitable contribution from Janice Mitchell Vassar, whose sole desire, in her words, is to “make...

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$10,000 Robin Hood Fund Grant Helps Thrift Store Rebuild

LONG BRANCH – Nearly three months after Super Storm Sandy devastated the Family & Children’s Service (FCS) Thrift Boutique is set to reopen Tuesday, Feb. 19, to the public. The...

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FEMA Corps Helping Those in Need

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – Among those helping during the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy have been the young members of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s FEMA Corps. While home...

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Scene On Film: ‘Quartet’

By Joan Ellis How often do you see a nearly perfect movie? Quartet is just that. First credit goes to Dustin Hoffman who exploded into our movie lives 46 years...

February 8, 2013 | comments

Skywatch For The Week Of February 8-15, 2013

By Flo Higgins Anyone born this week is born on the cusp of Aquarius and Pisces. Just that one fact will give you a person of genius, one who will...

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County Inmates Help Sea Bright with Sandy Cleanup

By John Burton SEA BRIGHT – There’s plenty to be done as the borough continues to work its way back after Super Storm Sandy and Mayor Dina Long is glad...

February 8, 2013 | comments

‘I Take This Man’ at First Avenue Playhouse

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – I Take This Man will be staged at the First Avenue Playhouse, 123 First Ave., through Feb. 23. The story is about what happens after lovely young...

February 8, 2013 | comments

Contributors Continue to Donate to CN’s Fund to Help Union Beach

COLTS NECK – Members of The Women’s Club of Colts Neck have donated $500 to the Operation Provide Comfort fund. The money will be used to help victims of Super...

February 8, 2013 | comments

Rumson Garden Club Hosts White House Entertaining Talk

RUMSON – The Rumson Garden Club is hosting a talk and demonstration by Claire Guadagno, writer, educator and historian, at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Bingham Hall, 40 Bingham...

February 8, 2013 | comments

Kortney Rose Foundation Makes its Sixth Annual Donation to Children’s Hospital

OCEANPORT – The Kortney Rose Foundation recently presented a $100,000 check to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. It was the organization’s sixth annual donation from the foundation. A total of...

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The FoodBank Launches Free Tax Assistance Program

NEPTUNE – The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties launched a free income tax assistance program aimed at helping low- and moderate-income workers maximize their tax benefits. Volunteer Income Tax...

February 8, 2013 | comments

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