A blog about living in Aberdeen, New Jersey.

Friday, February 26, 2010

News Updates as of 26 February 2010

  • Derek Burlew of Cliffwood Beach performed in Sacramento, CA in Freestyle Motocross. See article in Sacramento Press.
  • Matawan is seeking nominations for Grand Marshall of its annual Memorial Day Parade, which will be held this year on Sunday 30 May. See The Independent for more details.
  • APP covered Assemblywoman Amy Handlin's visit to the Middletown train station last week. Her visit to Aberdeen-Matawan station is mentioned but without details.
  • The Matawan Huskies boys track team won a meet held at the Bennett Center in Toms River on 14 February, per Hunterdon Review.
  • Simply Referrals is a local business described in PR.com. Founded in 2007, it helps businesspeople network among each other. There is a Matawan/Old Bridge chapter.
  • Ashworth Dive studies rumors of Captain Kidd's treasure being buried in Cliffwood Beach.
  • Gerard Canonico, formerly of Matawan, is featured in Back On Broadway in APP. He has landed a role in Green Day's American Idiot.
  • Next Rotary Club of Matawan meeting set for 4 March at the Buttonwood Manor.
  • Thomas Pharmaceuticals of Matawan, an antacids manufacturer, intends to merge with Global Medical Equipment , per OTC Tip Reporter. Global Medical manufactures a patented hospital bed and is purchasing companies that distribute durable medical equipment to broaden its market penetration. The reason for their merger is not obvious. Thomas was a spinoff of iVoice, which has removed from its website all press releases related to their relationship with Thomas. Oddly, the links remain to the press releases.
  • Matawan Borough Municipal Court is featured on the NJ Criminal Defense Attorney blog.
  • Keyport Kid posted an interesting local photo on Flickr. I can't quite tell where this bridge is located. Maybe the one on Aberdeen Road near the train station? Check out Keyport Kid's collection of pics.
  • Matawan Huskies second and third place winners participated in Region 6 wrestling preliminaries at the Ritacco Center in Toms River on 23 February, per Press of Atlantic City. Finals are scheduled for Atlantic City in early March. Matawan did well in prelims, per results posted in NJ.com. APP also had an article and slide show. I didn't notice any photos of Huskies in the slide show, however.
  • The Striper Consultant hosts a white supremacist blog site for fishermen. He recently targeted Cliffwood Beach for his particularly nasty category of commentary.
  • Zaven Ayanian, of Matawan, is scheduled to receive a volunteerism award in Washington DC. See the writeup at Red Bank Green.
  • Former Matawan art teacher making comic books, per My Central Jersey.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the mention of www.simplyreferrals.net

    Our Matawan/Old Bridge Chapter meets at A. Scottos pizza the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. If you or anyone else is interesting in attending, please contact us at www.simplyreferrals.net/contact and register so we can put you on our list.

    Thanks again!

    Paul Gruensfelder
    Marketing Coordinator
    Simply Referrals