Tuesday, January 8, 2013
A Freehold family and two Keansburg families affected by Hurricane Sandy were helped by a donation from the Latino Coalition Foundation and the Graeme Preston Foundation for Life.
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Tuesday, January 8
The Latino Coalition Foundation and the Graeme Preston Foundation for Life distributed $6,600 to three Monmouth County families whose homes suffered extensive damage as a result of Super Storm Sandy. The two organizations held a fundraiser at the First Presbyterian Church on Dec. 15. Through an evening of food, and live entertainment, a Freehold family and two Keansburg families received a helping hand from community members. “The fundraiser was a time of great fellowship and we were pleased to be able to raise some funds to help three needy families,” said Frank Argote-Freyre, co-coordinator of the event along with Lazaro Cardenas. “It is fitting that the funds were distributed on Three Kings Day which commemorates the Three Wise Men and …
Thursday, March 29, 2012
A list of five things you should know for Thursday, March 29.
According to the National Weather Service, today will start off cloudy and will gradually become sunny, with a high near 57. Overnight will be mostly clear with temperatures dropping to a low around 34. The Freehold Patriots baseball and softball teams will scrimmage today. The boys freshman, jv and varsity teams will face off against Red Bank Catholic High School today. The freshman will take on RBC at home, while the jv and varsity teams travel to Red Bank. All three teams will begin at 3:45 p.m. The girls jv and varsity softball teams will take on Brick Township High School on the road today. The varsity game will begin at 3:45 p.m. while the jv game will begin at 4 p.m. The First Presbyterian Church will have an AA meeting tonight at 8…
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
A list of five things you should know for Wednesday, Feb. 22
According to the National Weather Service, today will be partly sunny, with a high near 57. Tonight, there is a chance of rain; otherwise the rest of the night will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. There will be a Freehold Township Recreation Commission meeting tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Freehold Township Offices. The Patriot girls basketball team will play on the road today. The girls will travel to Franklin Township to take on Franklin Township High School at 5:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church will hold a women only AA meeting tonight at 7 p.m. The Freehold Church of Christ has partnered up with the Freehold Open Door Food Pantry to collect non-perishable food items. This will be a weekly Food Drive, every Wednesday until March …
Monday, July 18, 2011
The historic church was established in 1837.
The First Presbyterian Church has been a Freehold Borough staple for nearly 175 years and is one of the community's last remaining historical landmarks. According to its Web site, the First Presbyterian Church was established on Feb. 21, 1837, with a congregation that dates back centuries. The church is located on 118 West Main St. and is the tallest structure in all of Freehold Borough. Its mission statement is, "Because of our faith, we seek to NURTURE a Christ centered church family, guided by the Holy Spirit. Through mission, we seek to share our gifts and talents with others. We believe in reaching out to those in spiritual and physical need, offering love, hope and fellowship. Through the work of Jesus Christ, we seek the will of God…
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
A list of five things you need to know Tuesday, May 24.
Thunderstorms and rain are possible Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service forecast. The high for the day will be near 85 and the overnight low will be 61. The First Presbyterian Church’s Mission & Outreach Ministry is able to collect more unused food for the needy thanks to the new Freehold Chipotle. The restaurant has invited the group to pick up leftovers two mornings a week to help feed the poor. The Chipotle chain participates in Food Donation Connection’s Harvest Program. The Freehold Borough Police Department is accepting applications for the 2011 Youth Police Academy. The program will run from Monday, July 18 to Friday, July 29. Children ages 12 to 16 years of age are eligible to attend, and 25 to 30 slots will be …