Big Brothers Big Sisters partners with Freehold Subaru for ‘Share the Love’ event

Purchase a new Subaru by Jan. 2 and help make a big difference in a child’s life! Freehold Subaru has chosen Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth & Middlesex Counties (BBBSMMC) for a second year as their hometown charity for the Annual “Share the Love” Event. For each car that is purchased, Freehold Subaru will …

Real Estate Briefs

Carlo Siracusa, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that sales associate Karen Maurer of the Rumson office was recognized for her exceptional industry success during the month of October. Maurer led the region, which consists of parts of Ocean and Monmouth counties, for new home dollar volume. Maurer can be reached in Weichert’s Rumson …

Fuelish behavior

Many motorists think their cars’ MPG ratings are inaccurate, but they may only have themselves to blame By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Most every new-car ad that notes a vehicle’s estimated fuel economy bears a variation of the phrase, “your mileage may vary,” which has become a modern-day catchall expression for verbal waffling. Indeed, according …

Q&A

Big or small? with Sharon Peters Q: Bigger tires or smaller tires for a new SUV I’m buying? It can go either way. I won’t be off-roading or anything like that. What’s your preference? A: Smaller. They’re better from a fuel-economy perspective, and they’re almost always quieter. They cost less, too. Q: My brakes feel …

Circle BMW accepting holiday food donations for FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties

Circle BMW in Eatontown, the region’s premier BMW dealership, announces they are accepting donations of nonperishable food items throughout November and December to support The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. This is the seventh year that Circle BMW has opened its doors to the community in support of the FoodBank. Donations of nonperishable food …

Preferred Home Health Care aides receive awards

Home health aides from Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services (PHHC), Eatontown, a company that provides home care for individuals in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, recently received awards at the 2015 Home Health Aide Recognition Day, spon- sored by the Home Care & Hospice Association of N.J., at Gibbs Hall, Suneagles Golf Course, Eatontown, …

Business Briefs

More than 225 supporters recently joined The Unterberg Children’s Hospital Leadership Council and Monmouth Medical Center Foundation to celebrate the second annual “A Toast to Children’s Health” wine-tasting event, benefiting nearly 22,000 pediatric patients from the community who are treated at The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center. The event, held at the Rumson …

Carriage Gate at Little Silver now offering premium wooded homesites

Carriage Gate at Little Silver, a new community of elegant townhomes located just minutes from Red Bank, is now more than 60 percent sold. Following the successful sell-out of its first two buildings, Carriage Gate is now offering some of the best homesites in the community. Located in the final two buildings, these premium homesites …

Weichert, Realtors and the N.Y. Jets join forces to spread holiday joy this season

The Weichert Family of Companies recently announced the start of the 37th Annual Weichert Toy Drive. Members of the community are invited to drop off new, unwrapped toys at Weichert sales offices through Dec. 11. The toys will be delivered throughout the holidays to local charities that assist financially and physically disadvantaged children. Additionally, employees …

Weichert National Convention uncovers real estate magic in Orlando

Nearly 600 Weichert real estate professionals recently met in Orlando for a three-day national convention, themed “The Magic is YOU!” Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. (WREA) franchise owners, brokers, managers and sales associates from more than 240 offices across 36 states gathered at the Caribe Royale Orlando Hotel and Convention Center for a packed schedule …