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Can’t Buy Me Love – Valentine’s Market

Don't miss Can't Buy Me Love, Valentine's Market curated by The Asbury Park Bazaar & The Market, on Saturday & Sunday, Feb 11 & 12, from noon to 6 pm in the Grand Arcade of Convention Hall. Bring your sweetheart, friends, and family to enjoy: GIFTS FOR HER & HIM From hand-tied flower bouquets and chocolate to amazing handcrafted jewelry, home goods, art, photography, and more, you'll find a curated selection of the best locally produced [...]

January 26th, 2017|All, Entertainment, Family, winter 2017|0 Comments

Ocean County Christmas Tree Lighting

The Lighting of Ocean County's Official Christmas Tree will be December 7th. The Public is invited to join Ocean County officials, Toms River school children, and assorted elves at the annual lighting of the county’s Christmas tree on Wednesday, December 7th at 4:45 p.m. The ceremonies, at the Ocean County Administration Building, 101 Hooper Avenue, will include a performance of holiday classics by the Silver Bay Elementary School Chorus under the direction of Stephanie Higham. [...]

November 29th, 2016|All, Entertainment, Holidays 2016, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Ocean County Names 2016 Women’s Advocate of the Year

Chief Mission Officer of the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore named as the 2016 Women's Advocate of the Year Bahiyyah Abdullah has been involved with girl scouting for more than 34 years whether as a volunteer or in her current position of chief mission officer for the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore. “She is someone who has had a positive effect on the lives of hundreds if not thousands of girls and women [...]

Breast Intentions National Pink Lemonade Day

Left to right: Melissa Marsiello, Janet Pepsin, Mary Pat Harrington, Erika Rech, Mayor Gerard P. Scharfenberger, Bridie Howlett, Kristen Gallagher, Dominick Antonino, Claire Harrington, Hope Raymond, Cole Raymond, Anika Pepsin, Michelle Mosquera. The two girls in front are Ava Marsiello and Amelia Irizarry.   On the steaming hot day of July 23, Breast Intentions, a charity that offers financial and logistical support to families suffering a breast cancer diagnosis, hosted its first annual [...]

September 13th, 2016|A Jersey Shore Woman You Should Know, All, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Ocean Township Historian Wins Award

Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is pleased to announce that Margaret W. Dellinger of Oakhurst is the winner of the Jane G. Clayton Award for 2016. The award will be presented at Monmouth County Archives and History Day on Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters. Created in 1997, the Clayton Award is named after former County Clerk Jane G. Clayton, who was responsible for the creation of the Monmouth County Archives. [...]

September 13th, 2016|A Jersey Shore Woman You Should Know, All, Fall 2016|0 Comments

Annual Soulsational Music & Wellness Festival in Bayville NJ

Free Community Event! For the 6th consecutive year, Music & Wellness will be blissfully joined together at the Soulsational Festival to take place at Veterans Park in Bayville, NJ on July 30, 2016, 11am-9pm. The festival is a free community event featuring live music, local health and wellness businesses and practitioners, giveaways, a silent auction, and lots of opportunities to give back and unite the Jersey Shore community! It is being sponsored and organized by [...]

July 22nd, 2016|All, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Summer 2016|0 Comments

Women Have Greater Retirement Challenges Than Men?

If so, how can they plan to meet those challenges? Provided by Artie Bernaducci  A new study has raised eyebrows about the retirement prospects of women. It comes from the National Institute on Retirement Security, a non-profit, non-partisan research organization based in Washington, D.C. Studying 2012 U.S. Census data, NRIS found that women aged 65 and older had 26% less income than their male peers. Looking at Vanguard’s 2014 fact set on its retirement plans, [...]

July 21st, 2016|All, Financial, Summer 2016|0 Comments

Back to the Nest, Welcoming Adult Kids Back Home

Practical tips to welcome adult kids back home For the first time since 1880, more young people are living with their parents than any other living arrangement. A recent report from the Pew Research Center showed the number of 18- to 34-year-olds living at home is higher than the number of young adults who are married or cohabiting in their own home. From student loan debt to saving for their own home, young adults have [...]

July 11th, 2016|At Home, Lifestyle, Summer 2016|0 Comments

Weekend in Old Monmouth tour returns

Weekend in Old Monmouth tour returns April 30 and May 1. Fees will be waived for visitors at historical sites. The annual Weekend in Old Monmouth returns with 43 historic sites throughout Monmouth County opening their doors to visitors interested in local history on Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1. “Weekend in Old Monmouth is a wonderful event for anyone interested in our rich history and unique architecture,” said Freeholder Lillian G. Burry, liaison to [...]

March 17th, 2016|All, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Spring 2015|0 Comments

Getting an early start on spring. Plant a tree.

Getting an early start on spring As soon as the first morning frost appears and the first snowflakes start to pile up, many begin looking forward to spring. Images of green leaves, red and orange blossoms, fresh vegetables and herbs help keep the cold winter days manageable as you wait for the ground to thaw so you can start planting. A good green thumb knows early starts in the garden or yard ensure lush, healthy [...]

February 18th, 2016|All, At Home, Lifestyle, Winter 20152016|0 Comments