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Holmdel Township Committee members will publicly question Donna Vieiro, Holmdel’s former township administrator, during a special meeting on Sept. 23. During a meeting on Sept. 12, members of the governing body publicly investigated and questioned Township Engineer Frances Mullan of T&M Associates, and Victor Stevens, Holmdel’s director of infrastructure, after Committeeman Rocco Pascucci said unexpected […]

Matawan Day and Fall Festival is scheduled for noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 5 along Main Street in Matawan. Rain date is Oct. 6. There will be more than 120 booths and tables of crafters/artisans, retailers, food vendors, local restaurants, professionals and nonprofit organizations. For more information, call 732-290-1125.

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Thomas Connors of the Holmdel office of Weichert, Realtors was recognized for his industry success in August. A top producer, Connors led the Weichert sales region for resale dollar volume during the month. The region is comprised of locations throughout Monmouth, Middlesex and Ocean counties. Connors can be reached in Weichert’s Holmdel office, located at […]

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Christina Crupi-Lyons, manager of Weichert, Realtors’ Middletown office, has recognized her top-producing sales associates for their achievements in August. Sheryl Dente had the most sales and revenue of all sales associates in the Middletown office for the month, and Michael Smith had the most listings. For more information, visit Weichert’s Middletown office at 1008 Route […]

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MATAWAN–The Borough Council adopted an ordinance amending the borough code to create a stop intersection on Robert Street and Harding Boulevard. Upon the recommendation of the Matawan Borough Police Committee, it is necessary to install traffic control signals, such as stop and/or yield signs for the health, safety and well being of the residents and […]

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MATAWAN–The Borough Council approved a resolution authorizing the municipality to enter into a Shared Services Agreement with the Township of Aberdeen for daytime emergency medical services. Due to a decrease of service and cost escalation, the council announced that it is desirous of implementing a Shared Services Agreement (SSA) with the Township of Aberdeen to […]

Pratima Rao, a national award winning artist from Holmdel, will exhibit her artwork at the Atlantic Highlands Arts Council in Atlantic Highlands in October. The exhibit will feature Rao’s expressive land and seascapes in oil, which were painted en plein air – outdoors – in Southern Italy and New Jersey. Rao has been juried several […]

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Members of the Holmdel Township Committee have adopted an ordinance, which restricts the appointment of a person to the position of township administrator if that individual has violated ethics laws. Mayor Eric Hinds, Deputy Mayor Michael Nikolis, and committeemen Tom Critelli, Greg Buontempo and Rocco Pascucci voted unanimously to take the action during a meeting […]

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The Middletown Planning Board has given Toll Brothers’ philosophy “Choice is Everything” new meaning after its members voted to approve the company’s proposed 350-unit residential development, but declined to allow roof decks as an option for buyers. Under a plan put forth by Toll Brothers, a roof deck would have been a feature a buyer […]

In the first installment of the Central Jersey Top 10 last week, North Brunswick Township High School and Rumson-Fair Haven High School opened as the No. 1 and No. 2 ranked teams, respectively. Both squads dominated their week one opponents and looked like they were on a collision course toward state playoff championships. Then they […]

Welcome to the first installment of the Central Jersey Top 10, a weekly ranking of the best high school football teams in the centraljersey.com coverage area. Each week, the rankings will be based on a combination of numerous considerations that will include record, margin of victory and strength of schedule. But there is no magical […]

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Before Sept. 6, John Volker didn’t think the Rumson-Fair Haven High School football team would be better than it was in 2018, when it won the NJSIAA Central/South Jersey Group 3 Bowl Championship with a 26-18 victory over Camden’s Woodrow Wilson High School at MetLife Stadium. Volker, Rumson-Fair Haven’s junior running back, was well aware […]

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Rumson-Fair Haven High School and Red Bank Catholic High School renewed their football rivalry on Sept. 6 in Red Bank, where the Bulldogs pulled off a surprising victory, 20-14, over the host Caseys at Count Basie Park. The showdown signaled the start of the 2019 scholastic football season. Rumson-Fair Haven built a 20-0 lead over […]

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Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, offers a variety of dance classes through its open enrollment program at its Princeton, Cranbury and New Brunswick studio locations. Students age 13 and older can choose from beginner, intermediate and advanced ballet as well as contemporary dance, hip-hop, tap, Bharatanatyam, flamenco, cardio ballet and […]

By Kelly Gray, P.T. If you’ve ever experienced a bout of dizziness, you’re not alone. In fact, more than 40% of Americans will experience an episode of dizziness sometime during their lives that is significant enough to send them to a doctor, according the National Institutes of Health. And while dizziness can throw you off […]

By Pam Hersh Phyllis Marchand is no newcomer to Princeton. The former mayor of Princeton Township – and current influencer/advocate for the community’s numerous charities – first set foot on Princeton soil in 1966. “I once was a real newcomer, ignorant of all things Princeton, and it was the YWCA’s Newcomers and Friends that saved […]

By Rohit Bhalla, D.O. Flu season is about to ramp up, and if it is anything like past years, millions of people will suffer its effects. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates the flu results in between 9.8 million and 36.5 million illnesses annually. You can help protect yourself from the virus […]

By Pam Hersh Although I expect to receive failing grades as a cook, last week I was shocked that I failed at another “C” activity – canvassing. Acknowledging my failure at canvassing, which is supposed to be a good way to introduce the community to the candidate running for office, inspired me, however, to come […]

By Susanne Steinberg, M.D.  In many cases, the scars of past trauma extend beyond emotional pain and physical injury, manifesting as distinct physical symptoms or disorders.  Chronic pain, excessive fatigue, stomach and bowel problems, headaches, palpitations and dizziness are often associated with trauma, and routine tests and physical exams typically fail to provide an explanation.  […]

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), physical and mental health play important roles in helping a child growing through life. CDC officials say physical activity is one of the ways a child’s health stays strong. “Physical activity is really important for children and adults. There are numerous studies that state that […]

By Pam Hersh On a Tuesday afternoon several months ago, Princeton resident Ira Fuchs scheduled an emergency computer video conference after dinner with his three grown children to discuss a new development in the family dynamic.  He reassured them the reason for the hastily called meeting involved no health emergency and gave no other details. […]

By Pam Hersh I played matchmaker this past week by introducing two institutions – both the same age and both driven by their commitment to community. It is a match – not made in heaven – but in Princeton and it’s a union that may prove to benefit many Princetonians. The idealistically compatible couple comprises […]

By Pam Hersh While sitting through the magical and innovative Princeton Summer Theater (PST) production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” I kept smiling – with a tear of sadness lingering in the corner of my eye. I laughed at the refreshing and exceedingly talented execution of the shenanigans occurring on stage. My thoughts, however, […]

By Katie Gaffney, R.D. Intense emotional experiences and stressful events affect everyone differently, including adolescents who are especially vulnerable to the ups and downs that typify the teenage years. Sometimes these emotions can have an impact on eating and can cause adolescents – girls and boys – to turn to food as a way of […]

Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, offers a variety of dance classes through its open enrollment program at its Princeton, Cranbury and New Brunswick studio locations. Students age 13 and older can choose from beginner, intermediate and advanced ballet as well as contemporary dance, hip-hop, tap, Bharatanatyam, flamenco, cardio ballet and […]

The Howell Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2019 Community Award honorees. They will be honored at the 39th annual awards dinner, With CommUNITY Comes Unity. The event will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 25 at Eagle Oaks Country Club, Howell. The 2019 honorees are: • Citizen of the Year: Christa Riddle, Howell Alliance […]

“I am proud to announce our top producers for the month of August, for delivering extraordinary experiences to home buyers and sellers in our community,” said Iris Lurie, broker/owner of Century 21 Mack Morris Iris Lurie. The Top Listing and Top Selling agent is Laurin LaLima. The Top Listing Team is the Andrea and Harry […]

Chiro Plus Wellness Center, owned by Dr. John Jaeger, a licensed chiropractor, held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Aug. 27. Located at 3883 Route 516 in Old Bridge, the center offers chiropractic care, spinal decompression, custom foot orthotics, cryoskin procedures and weight loss programs. The office is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, […]

Valerie Amiss has joined Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, as a ballet instructor. Amiss will teach beginner ballet in the school’s primary A, B, C and Level 1 conservatory classes in Princeton. She will also teach beginner and intermediate ballet to adults in the school’s Cranbury studio. Amiss teaches ballet […]

The Edison Chamber of Commerce will welcome Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence professional development course from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 19 at The Pine Manor, 2085 Route 27, Edison.   Discover insights that drive Disney parks and resorts and how to adapt them to strengthen your own organizational efforts. Register online at […]

iPlay America, Freehold Township, announced that Samantha Unglert, senior vice president and general manager, has been selected as one of NJBIZ’s 2019 40 Under 40 winners. Unglert, 30, is being honored for making her mark in New Jersey business and the contributions she has made to the community. Unglert joined iPlay America as a retail […]

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has designated CentraState Healthcare System, Freehold Township, as a National Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) site of the Atlantic Health Cancer Consortium (AHCC). As the first and only New Jersey-based NCORP, AHCC will help develop and implement NCI cancer prevention, screening, care delivery, and treatment studies with leading healthcare systems […]

Kendal Hand of Howell has joined commercial real estate services firm Levin Management Corporation (LMC), North Plainfield, as a leasing representative. She brings a strong track record in leasing open air shopping centers to her new position. Hand’s responsibilities include leasing and marketing efforts at several properties in LMC’s New Jersey retail portfolio, including Chatham […]

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