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SPORT SHORTS

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 18:48

Sky Blue FC of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced that it has partnered with the Eric Fasano Agency in Freehold to launch an official team, Sky Blue FC Kids Club.

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Moving on in SCT

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 18:48

Elijah Mitchell (5) and the Mater Dei Prep boys basketball team, the top seed in the Shore Conference Tournament, are through to the semifinals. The Seraphs beat the Ranney School for the third time this year, 47-39, in the quarterfinals at Brookdale Community College Feb. 21. Mater Dei was scheduled to play Toms River High School North in the semifinals Feb.

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CBA wrestlers claim third straight District 22 title

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 18:48
By MATTHEW ROCCO Correspondent

[img_assist|nid=108333|title=|desc= Middletown High School South’s Will McCauley, right, lifts Red Bank Catholic High School’s Brandon Bennett off his feet as he looks to maintain control during the 132-pound match at the NJSIAA District 22 Wrestling Tournament Feb. 19-20 at Red Bank Regional High School. McCauley won this preliminary-round match.

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Historic state championship for Trinity Hall swimmers

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 18:48

The Trinity Hall Monarchs wrapped up their third swimming season by winning the NJSIAA Non-Public B state championship. The Monarchs scored a 100-70 victory over Villa Walsh Academy to win the program’s first NJSIAA state championship.

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2016 Women in Jazz Series

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 18:48

For the fifth consecutive year, the New Brunswick Jazz Project (NBJP), is devoting the month of March to performances featuring women band leaders. NBJP includes female musicians in their roster of regularly scheduled events, but during March, which is Women’s History Month, NBJP pays tribute to the spirit of the women who were jazz pioneers.

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Camille Anne Curtis

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 18:48

Camille Anne Curtis of Old Bridge passed away on Jan. 31 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick.

Anne was born in Jersey City on August 17, 1944. She grew up in Parlin and raised her own family there and in South Amboy.

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Ski trip scheduled for Feb. 27

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 18:48

The Middletown Township Recreation Department will hold a one-day ski trip to Jack Frost Ski Resort in Pennsylvania on Saturday, Feb. 27. A bus will depart 6 a.m. from Town Hall and return 6 p.m.

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County camp/swim directory available Feb. 26

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 18:48

The Monmouth County Park System will make its Camp/Swim Program Directory available at most parks and online beginning Feb. 26.

Online and phone registrations for summer camp and swim lessons will begin at 12 p.m. on March 6. To register by phone with a credit card, call 732-842-4000, ext. 1. To register online, visit www.monmouthcountyparks.com.

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Aberdeen adopts new snow-removal ordinance

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 18:48

ABERDEEN — The Aberdeen Township Council approved an ordinance establishing new regulations for the removal of snow and ice from residential and commercial properties, according to a press release.

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Board updates community on strategic plan

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 18:48
By KAYLA J. MARSH Staff Writer

MIDDLETOWN — Township school officials provided community members with an update regarding a strategic plan that was established last year.

The officials discussed several goals and steps that have already been taken to help the district function as a united community.

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Library slates March programs for children

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 18:48

The Middletown Township Public Library has programs for children in March at 55 New Monmouth Road.

“Read Across America Day: A Celebration of the Wonderful World of Dr. Seuss” will be held at 4 p.m. March 2. Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday and enjoy story circles with therapy dogs, crafts, music and refreshments.

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Donations to Covenant House brighten holiday

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 18:48

Satrice Thomas, second from right, a former resident of Covenant House New Jersey, Newark, joins residents of the Rosemont adult community, Marlboro, from left, Anne Pfeffer, Rosalinda Delmoni, Suzanne Allyn and Barbara Kenas, with Valentine’s Day gift packages the Rosemont residents prepared for people who are staying at Covenant House, which has been providing services to homeless young

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Matawan woman brightens Valentine’s Day for young adults

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 18:48
By PETER ELACQUA Staff Writer

Barbara Kenas has been reaching out to the residents of Covenant House New Jersey in Newark for 18 years, doing what she can to bring cheer into the lives of people who call the facility home.

Covenant House has been providing services to homeless young adults since 1989.

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Author writes to help those with mental illness

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 18:48
By KAYLA J. MARSH Staff Writer

MIDDLETOWN - What would you do if you were diagnosed with a mental illness?

That is the focus of the new memoir “I’m Not Crazy” by local resident Siren Sawyer.

Throughout the book, Sawyer talks candidly about her struggles with bipolar disorder and offers advice to those dealing with any type of mental illness.

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Raritan H.S. to offer AP Capstone program

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 18:48
By KAYLA J. MARSH Staff Writer

HAZLET — Following the launch of a 1:1 Chromebook Initiative and the establishment of a state-of-the-art Fabrication Laboratory, Raritan High School has become the latest school to implement the College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) Capstone Program.

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Belford area declared for redevelopment

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 18:48
By KAYLA J. MARSH Staff Writer

MIDDLETOWN — More than a month after officials presented findings suggesting the Port of Belford area be designated “as in need of redevelopment,” the Township Committee has passed a resolution concurring with the results presented to the Planning Board.

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‘Million Dollar Quartet’ rocks with two local actors

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 18:48
By CHRISTINE BARCIA Staff Writer

Skip Robinson and Jason Cohen grew up within a few miles of each other, but it took leading roles in a touring musical for the two actors to realize they had a common bond in western Monmouth County.

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‘Winter blues’ may signal seasonal disorder

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 18:48
By ANDREW MARTINS Staff Writer

Waking up during a cold winter morning can be difficult. The idea of leaving the warm confines of a comfortable bed, at times, can seem paralyzing.

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Matawan-Aberdeen schools present $19.8M referendum

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 18:48
By KAYLA J. MARSH Staff Writer

An upcoming Special School Election for the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District will ask voters to approve two referendums regarding heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) projects that will upgrade classrooms, instructional spaces, public spaces and offices throughout the district.

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Warm starter

Tue, 02/16/2016 - 15:19

Q: My son moved to northern Minnesota a few months ago and got some sort of plug-in heater for his car engine. He says it makes it start better in the winter. My husband and I just moved from Florida to Ohio and since it gets pretty cold here, too, I’m wondering if we should think about getting one.

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