MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Everybody enjoys a little extra attention now and again. That’s why the Mayor and Township Committee are launching Neighborhood Spotlight, a program that focuses on the uniqueness of Middletown’s neighborhoods as well as the interests and concerns of its residents.
“Middletown Township is comprised of more than a dozen unique neighborhoods,” said Mayor Stephanie Murray. “Neighborhood Spotlight offers an invaluable opportunity to focus on the beauty of our many neighborhoods and chat with the people living and doing business in them. Keep an eye out for dates, times, and specific locations.”
MIDDLETOWN, NJ - For the first time in 100 years, it will not be just the current student-athletes at Middletown North and Middletown South facing each other on the gridiron. This August, it will be the alumni of Middletown North and Middletown South that will meet on the gridiron for real full pads football action! For exactly 100 years, spectators have lined up along the fences and in the bleachers to watch football in Middletown. They have witnessed countless classic clashes between the Lions of Middletown North and the Eagles of Middletown South.
PHOTO: Many exhibitors from the 2014 Arts and Crafts will be returning.
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ - Circle July 18th on your calendar and join the Atlantic Highlands Historical Society, The Chamber of Commerce and the Arts Council for a full day of festivities. This is the third year in a row that the three local organizations have joined hands to promote our town and all it has to offer.
Beginning at 10 am, the Historical Society is holding its 42nd Annual Arts and Craft Fair at Veterans Park. There will be 55 crafters displaying their own creations, including a variety of jewelry designers for all tastes, several wood working specialists, many talented fabric artists, fine art, photography and much, much more!
PHOTO: Eagle Palm ceremony. photo credit: Fred Pachman
Middletown, New Jersey – Boy Scouts of America Troop 32 recently presented Eagle Scout Andrew Jablonski with the Silver Eagle Palm, a unique, rare award in scouting. Jablonski was presented with the award by Assistant Scoutmaster, Art Rimmele, Jr., who is the only other Eagle Scout in Troop 32’s history to also achieve this honor.
Monmouth University Dean Kenneth Womack’s “Beatles Encyclopedia” Named One of the Best Indie Books of the Year
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. - “The Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four,” by Kenneth Womack, Ph.D., dean of the Monmouth University Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences, was honored in Foreword Reviews’ annual INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards for the best indie books of 2014. Representing hundreds of independent and university presses of all sizes, the winners were selected after months of editorial deliberation over more than 1,500 entries in 63 categories.