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Historical Holiday Tunes at the Toms River Library

Historical Holiday Tunes at the Toms River Library

The “Ghosts of Christmas Past” return to the library with a night of old, ancient and obscure Christmas music on Tuesday, December 15th at 7pm. Classical guitarist George Simonovich will play instrumental versions of time honored Christmas carols from the 14th through the early 19th century. The program is free and open to the public. […]

The Starter Mom: The holiday party pooper

The Starter Mom: The holiday party pooper

by Nicole Loughan Holiday party season at school has begun and with it the annual Pinterest hunt to make the cleverest apple slices ever known to man. At my two class holiday parties for Halloween I signed up for apple slices. I did this mainly because during the week prior I had purchased a giant […]

Celebrate Halloween Early at Ocean County Mall

Celebrate Halloween Early at Ocean County Mall

Children from the Ocean County-area can get a head start on Halloween as Simon’s Ocean County Mall celebrates the spooktacular holiday on Thursday, October 29. “Ocean County Mall is the perfect place for families to celebrate Halloween in a fun, safe community environment,” commented Tara Melodick, director of marketing and business development for Ocean County […]

Starter Mom: Be awesome in 30 days

Starter Mom: Be awesome in 30 days

by Nicole Loughan Everything that ails you can be cured in thirty days, well that’s the promise anyway. There are programs that help you get in better shape, be a cleaner person, eat better and improve your relationships and all you needs is 30 days and a dream. One thing I really like about these […]

2015 Fall Guide: Fall Food

2015 Fall Guide: Fall Food

This year, Autumn begins on September 23rd and ends on December 21st. Although in past times Fall has been associated with times of sadness since summer is over and the cold winter is around the corner, the harvest season is actually a favorite of many because of the cooler temperatures with the leaves changing and […]

This Weekend, September 18th and 19th, in Ocean County

This Weekend, September 18th and 19th, in Ocean County

It’s finally the weekend! Below is a list of local events HAPPENING in Ocean County. Be sure to also check our Ocean Happening Calendar and Fall Guide articles to make sure you’re not missing out on any fun (or food, shows, and other entertainment)! September 18th & 19th Saturday Nightmare at Gravity Hill Haunted Trail & Zombie […]

Adorable Adoptions: Simba

Adorable Adoptions: Simba

Simba’s Story… This little Lion King may look like his namesake, but he’s more “Cowardly Lion” than “King of the Jungle.” An adorable two-year-old orange tabby, Simba will need a bit of coaxing to come out of his cage. But once he gets to know you, he is a real snuggle bug. He lived in […]

2015 Fall Guide: Fall Fun

2015 Fall Guide: Fall Fun

This year, Autumn begins on September 23rd and ends on December 21st. Although in past times Fall has been associated with times of sadness since summer is over and the cold winter is around the corner, the harvest season is actually a favorite of many because of the cooler temperatures with the leaves changing and […]

Adorable Adoptions – JSAC Pets of the Week

Adorable Adoptions – JSAC Pets of the Week

We all love our dearest pets – they are the extension of our family and our best friends. It breaks our hearts to see the commercials on TV with animals that are in shelters and do not have homes, however, we want to try to get these animals in our local shelters adopted by the opposite […]

Adorable Adoptions – JSAC Pets of The Week

Adorable Adoptions – JSAC Pets of The Week

We all love our dearest pets – they are the extension of our family and our best friends. It breaks our hearts to see the commercials on TV with animals that are in shelters and do not have homes, however, we want to try to get these animals in our local shelters adopted by the opposite […]