Lincroft School PTA Gamblers Gala is a Winner

Written by Susan Murphy. Photography by Susan Murphy.

Lincroft School PTA held their annual and biggest fundraiser of the year event, Gamblers’ Gala – A Night at the Races, on March 14, 2014. A new venue, South Gate Manor in Freehold, and ...


Colts Neck PTO Celebrates Tradition With Spring Gala

Written by Susan Murphy. Photo by Susan Murphy.

The Colts Neck PTO has held its Ladies Night Out Spring Gala for 31 years and the event continues to grow in attendance as well as in community support. On March 13, 2014, 250 ...


Dearborn Market Venue for Frances Foundation Benefit

Story Susan Murphy

Amidst the displays of beautiful orchids set up for the annual Deep Cut Orchid Society show held in the greenhouse of Dearborn Market, the Luccarelli family and guests welcomed the Frances Foundation on February 8.  Over 150 guests attended ...


Scrapbooking For A Cause Benefits Alex’s Lemonade...

Story Susan Murphy

Holmdel resident Karen Salerno held her third scrapbooking for a cause event, “Lemonade Crop 2014” on February 8 at the Holmdel Community/Senior Center to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), which raises awareness and money for pediatric cancer research. ...


Colts Neck Woman’s Journey to Cancer-Free

Story Susan Murphy

Screenings for specific cancers at certain ages are stressed by health professionals, the media, even by friends and family. Unfortunately, many Americans put off their testing due to the way the test is administered; the discomfort of most tests; ...


Powering Through Flu Season

Provided by Dr. Golding Granado, Immediate Care Medical Walk-In of Hazlet

The word “pandemic” is applied to a virus outbreak when it demonstrates the ability to pass efficiently form person-to-person and can spread the virus globally.  The current 2014 flu season has officially ...


Debbie Noce: From Caterpillar to Butterfly

How Debbie Noce became Monmouth County’s Social Butterfly

Photos courtesy of Lisa Marie Koch & MTC Photography

Debbie Noce wasn’t always the outgoing, bubbly person she is today.

“My background was retail, I had three clothing stores out of college. After you ...