PHOTOS BY VERONICA YANKOWSKI Courtney Thompson, 6, of Milltown, enjoys a swim in the rain at the Brookside Swim Club, Washington Avenue, on Saturday. MILLTOWN — The Brookside Swim Club is celebrating 50 years in business this summer. Celebrations to mark the anniversary, which was technically in July, have included a scavenger hunt, an inflatable obstacle… Continue reading Club celebrates 50 years of swimming
By jennifer kohlheppStaff Writer By jennifer kohlhepp Staff Writer JENNIFER KOHLHEPP The McDonald’s New York Tri-State Owners and Operators Association awarded North Brunswick resident, Gloria Zastko, owner of Gloria Zastko Realtors on Route 130, with the McDonald’s Big Mac Award on Aug. 5. NORTH BRUNSWICK — McDonald’s is recognizing local real estate firm owner Gloria… Continue reading North Brunswick Realtor honored by McDonald’s
Emley’s Hill United Methodist Church will host "X-treme Fest" Aug. 23 from noon to 8 p.m. at the New Egypt High School, 113 Evergreen Road. The event will feature several bands, food, games, product giveaways and live demonstrations by the "King of Kings" professional skateboard team. The event will be held rain or shine. Tickets… Continue reading Daylong family event to feature stunts and music
A free seminar on the "Bully Busting" program will be presented Sept. 6 and 13, at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m., at Bryan Klein’s Taekwondo Academy locations in Jackson, Manalapan and Matawan. Registration is required. According to Klein, bullying is still a problem in camps and schools, and the program teaches children how to… Continue reading ‘Bully Busting’ seminar offered by academy
FARRAH MAFFAI Kristin Shortell, Jackson, and her grandfather, Ed VanPelt, Allentown, stop to pet DVC Va Va Voom, one of the many horses at the Festival of Horses held at the Horse Park of New Jersey in Upper Freehold Sunday.
‘Old Time Twilight Tomato Tasting’ Aug. 17 Gold Farms, an organic and heirloom farm, and Slow Food Central Jersey, will hold an "Old Time Twilight Tomato Tasting Event" Aug. 17, 4-8 p.m. at Gold Farms, Roosevelt. The event will include a tour of the farm; a talk from New Jersey food historian Judith Krall-Russo; an… Continue reading ‘Old Time Twilight Tomato Tasting’ Aug. 17
CentraState Healthcare System offers a variety of programs designed to improve health and wellness in the community. Preregistration is required for all events. Programs are held at either the Health Awareness Center in Freehold Raceway Mall or the Health Awareness Center at 65 Gibson Place, both in Freehold Township. The following programs will be held… Continue reading CentraState Healthcare offers programs to keep fit
VERONICA YANKOWSKI Manalapan resident Sammy Zucker sets his ball on a tee at the Hole in One golf center in Millstone last week.
The Jersey Coast Chapter of the American Red Cross, Tinton Falls, wishes to inform the public hurricane season is approaching and it is vital to keep our families safe by preparing for hurricane season before it even starts. Families should establish a personal evacuation plan and identify ahead of time where to go if told… Continue reading Red Cross offers storm season precautions
College grads sought for AmeriCorps program The New Jersey Community Development Corp. is currently recruiting recent college graduates to serve people in need as part of the AmeriCorps National Service Program, also known as the "domestic Peace Corps." Individuals who are selected for the program will be expected to work 40 hours per week with… Continue reading College grads sought for AmeriCorps program