Saint John Vianney students give back for the holidays

HOLMDEL — Saint John Vianney High School (SJVHS) students continue to give back to the surrounding community during this holiday season. Members of the SJVHS National Honors Society (NHS) participated in a pajama drive in conjunction with Jersey Shore Medical Center. Members of the NHS also collected coloring books and crayons that were wrapped and …

Evelyn Marie Wenzel

Evelyn Marie Wenzel, 88, passed away peacefully on Dec. 4 at the Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care Center, Naperville, Illinois. Evelyn was born on June 3, 1927, a daughter to the late Michael and Maria (Zachary) Maklary and a sister to the late Louis Maklary from South River. She graduated from South River High School …

Singer Brian Fallon responds to requests and speaks at CBA

Christmas came early for the creative writing students at Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft when Brian Fallon, lead singer of The Gaslight Anthem, held a special guest lecture. The Red Bank-born songwriter, on the cusp of beginning a national tour, took some time to speak with students after a truly impressive request on social media. …

Students flourish in the numerous activities offered by Matawan-Aberdeen

By KAYLA J. MARSH Staff Writer ABERDEEN – As students get ready to enjoy the holiday break, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District officials reflected on the year so far. The officials highlighted some of the new and returning programming and extracurricular activities that many have signed up to enjoy. “We have a tremendous number of opportunities …

Carl O.E. Bosenberg

Carl O.E. Bosenberg, 96, died Dec. 6 at the Francis E. Parker Memorial Home, Piscataway. Born Sept. 29, 1919, in Jugenheim, Germany, he came to the United States with his parents, Henry F. and Martha Bosenberg, settling in North Brunswick in 1924. He began working as a young boy with his father in the family …

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FRANK GALIPO Leonard Feber, 4, of Tinton Falls, plays on the beach at Victory Park, Rumson, on Dec. 13.