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Senate President Steve Sweeney to Speak at Ocean ELC Meeting Tuesday, October 23

Senate President Steve Sweeney, the featured speaker at the Ocean County ELC (Employer Legislative Committee) meeting and breakfast Tuesday, October 23, 2018, from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. at the at the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 815 Route 37 West, Toms River, N.J., will be updating attendees about business-related topics in the Trenton. The registration…


PTA Sponsors Halloween Dance for Special Needs Students

The P.T.A. of the Harbor School, Eatontown, is holding a Halloween Dance, open to all Harbor, Alpha and Gateway students, staff, and their families on Saturday, October 20 from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. in the Harbor School Gym, 240 Broad Street, Eatontown, N.J. 07724.  The Harbor School is one of three private special education schools…


Don’t Miss 3 Egg Creams, The Urban Love Story for the Ages at the Strand Theater on November 30

Take a front row seat at the Strand Center for the Arts, 400 Clifton Avenue, Lakewood, on November 30 at either 4:00 or 7:30 p.m. for 3 Egg Creams, The Urban Love Story for the Ages. This is a unique, heart-warming, and moving play, starring Vince Bandille as Vin Morrone, a lonely man. While sipping…


LRRC Holds Open House to Showcase Its Expansion

State and local officials, friends and staff gathered on October 4 to mark the expansion of The Lakewood Resource and Referral Center (LRRC), 212 Second Street, Suite 204, Lakewood, and to honor Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders Deputy Director John Bartlett and Lakewood Mayor Ray Coles who have made significant contributions to the growth…


Preferred Home Health Care Nurse Named Finalist for March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Award

The March of Dimes has announced that Pam Miller, RN, Chatsworth, N.J., is a finalist for the 2018 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Award in the Non-hospital and Home Health Care category. Miller, the director of nursing at the Mount Laurel, N.J., branch of Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services (PHHC), with…


Halloween Fun Festival and Parade in Lakewood, Oct. 31

The Lakewood Township Committee in conjunction with the Lakewood Police Department, the Lakewood Fire Department, the Lakewood EMTs, and the Lakewood Recreation Department are inviting Lakewood residents only, ages 1 to 12, to enjoy Halloween with them on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at the Lakewood Town Square, Clifton Avenue and Third Street, Lakewood, from 4:00…


Alpha School, Jackson, Hires Supervisor of Instruction

John Gonzalez, East Brunswick, has been hired as the Supervisor of Instruction for the Alpha School, Jackson, one of three RKS Association private special education schools, approved by the N.J. Department of Education for students with special needs and disabilities. Gonzalez, who replaced recently retired Anne Marie Hall, will oversee classroom operations at Alpha School…


Preferred Home Health Care Presents Elderfest Expo November 1

Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services, with headquarters in Eatontown, is presenting Elderfest, a free expo sponsored by New Jersey Natural Gas, that highlights more than 40 vendors, food samplings, and free health and wellness screenings; a Pet Contest* with a grand prize of $500 sponsored by Rose Garden Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Toms…


Don’t Miss This Amazing Performance at the Strand, October 28!

One Lakewood High School graduate who has become world-renowned is William Goldstein a composer and pianist. To help raise money for the Lakewood Historical Museum, Goldstein is coming from Hollywood to the Strand Theater on Sunday, October 28 at 2:00 p.m. to perform for an audience of all ages. What a fabulous opportunity for everyone,…


Who Succeeds at Work and Who Doesn’t? HR Meeting This October Explores the Forces at Work

Many factors can affect a person’s career advancement in an organization. Why is it some people’s careers seem to accelerate while others who work hard can’t get ahead? The presentation “Creating an Inclusive Workplace” examines the forces operating in today’s workplace at the monthly meeting of JSAHR (The Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources), open…