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Chef, Restaurateur & Philanthropist: Marilyn Schlo...

Busy people get things done. Award-winning restaurateur, Marilyn Schlossbach is no exception. In fact, she may be leading the local charge on how to elevate hospitality, high adventure, and service above self as one of the busiest women at work in our ...

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One Man’s Vision: Entrepreneur of the Year, Ralph...

Ralph Zucker is always looking to the future. A real estate developer and business man, he visualizes new things in old spaces in a way others either ignore or can’t imagine, and employs hard work and persistence to bring ideas into reality. ...

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Charlie Puth’s Piano Donated to Rumson School

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The Forrestdale School Bulldogs were excited to accept the donation of Charlie Puth’s piano from his home recording studio. The piano has found its permanent home in Mrs. Leutz’s Music Classroom, a room Puth sat in while ...

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Giving Back the Oprah Way, Fulfill in Monmouth County t...

By Cathy Padilla |Photo Credit: Mealtime Stories, LLC

When you visit the frozen section of your local supermarket this month you may notice a new line of frozen sides and soups with a familiar oversized ‘O’ on the packaging. Beyond providing something tasty ...

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What Does Philanthropy Look Like? Meet the Grunins

Story LiliAnn Paras

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

– Eli Broad

Jay and Linda Grunin and their son, Jeremy, are the epitome of this adage ...

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Happy 100th Birthday to Doris Pomphrey Robinson!

Doris Pomphrey Robinson, a member of Rumson High School’s Class of ’35, is celebrating her 100th birthday on November 5, 2017. While a student at Rumson High School, Doris was a member of the Yearbook Staff and of Hi-Y, a school-based organization ...

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Letter to the Editor: Leaving a Lasting Legacy

Leaving A Lasting Legacy

From time to time I’m asked what my greatest achievement as a freeholder has been. It’s not always an easy question to answer. I’m very proud of my efforts to redevelop Fort Monmouth, including my work to help ...

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Over 2,000 Attend Fair Haven Oktoberfest

Story: Susan Murphy | Photos: Julianna Meinz

The Foundation of Fair Haven held its annual family-friendly community-based event, Oktoberfest, on September 16, 2017 at Fair Haven Fields. Well over 2,000 people were in attendance, noted Co-chair Susan Sorensen.

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Left to right: Nancy Barone, CentraState Healthcare Foundation VP Development; MaryAnn Larkin; Mr. John T. Gribbin, CentraState Healthcare System CEO & President; Carol Stillwell; Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno; Vito Cardinale, An Evening in the Vineyards Honorary Co-Chair; Dr. Kenneth Tomkovich, CentraState Healthcare Foundation Board Chair.

$2.5 Million Raised for Multiple Sclerosis Center

The rain from Hurricane Irma couldn’t stop the annual fundraiser, An Evening in the Vineyards, held on September 15, 2017 at CentraState’s Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Campus in Freehold. Nearly 500 guests attended this annual event which benefited the Linda ...

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Little Silver Community Rallies Together for One of The...

Story: Susan Murphy  |  Photos: Kim Levin Photography

The Borough of Little Silver came together to show their support for 20-month-old Lily Ince at a fundraising softball tournament held on September 16, 2017 at the Borough and Library fields. Lily was ...

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World Travel & Music Lead to Catsbury Cafe

Story LiliAnn Paras | Photo Mike McLaughlin
Imagine dining on really tasty and natural local food, sipping specialty teas from around the world amidst eclectic eye-popping local art on the walls, all while enjoying the company of cats and kittens. On ...

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Monmouth Park Charity Fund Celebrates Kentucky Derby Da...

The fourteenth annual Kentucky Derby Day celebration sponsored by Monmouth Park Charity Fund was held on May 6, 2017 in the outdoor garden of the Blu Grotto Ristorante located at Monmouth Park Racetrack. Tickets to this highly-anticipated event sold out two weeks ...

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Passion Projects: Red Bank Couple Enriches the Lives of...

Photo above: DonnaLyn Giegerich Zapcic and Tom Zapcic at home with their dogs – Hanna and Hank.

Their story is one of resiliency, community outreach and a passion for enriching the lives of others. Tom Zapcic and DonnaLyn Giegerich have been together for ...

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Tigger House Foundation Tees Up at Trump National

Tigger House Foundation held its 2nd Annual Golf Event – Nine & Dine – on May 21, 2017 at Trump National Colts Neck.

Tigger House Inc. was inspired by the devastating suffering and profound love of a family who lost their son ...

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Challenge and Experience Lead to Success

PEGGY RYAN MARCHESE didn’t plan on becoming a professional staging service provider and she certainly didn’t plan on having breast cancer. But a chat with this dynamic woman will quickly make you understand she turns proverbial lemons into lemonade and has a ...

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Salt Creek Grille’s 14th Annual Wine and Martini Tastin...

The Salt Creek Grille’s 14th Annual Wine & Martini Tasting Fundraiser held on April 6 raised over $90,000 in funds for 180 Turning Lives Around, Inc., a not-for-profit organization providing services to individuals and their families affected by domestic violence. Salt Creek ...

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Fox Hollow Vineyards: Something New from a Long-Held Pa...

With family roots that extend back more than 200 years, Casola is a well-known name in Holmdel and surrounding towns as a multi-generational farm family. Expanding the family farming business to include wine-making, Joseph Casola has opened Fox Hollow Vineyards – Monmouth ...

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The Ashley Lauren Foundation’s 6th Annual Butterfly Bal...

On February 25, 2017, over 350 guests gathered at the Ocean Place Resort and Spa to enjoy The Ashley Lauren Foundation’s much anticipated 6th Annual Butterfly Ball “DANCING FOR OUR STARS” and raise funding and awareness for children suffering from cancer. Investors ...

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Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore Honor Distinguished Com...

The Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore raised more than $155 thousand dollars during its annual Women of Distinction and Community Partners Gala on March 3, 2017 at Eagle Oaks Country Club. The annual event honors the personal and professional achievements of ...