Central Regional JROTC Takes the Trip of a Lifetime
The Central Regional High School students along with chaperones were in Honolulu, Hawaii for a “Welcome Home Vietnam War 50 Years” event that was hosted by the governor and the state of Hawaii to salute Vietnam era veterans from all 50 states, US territories and allied nations.
Summer Softball in Seaside Park Is Back
For more than 45 years the Seaside Park Softball League was as much a summer tradition in the borough as the 4th of July Bike Parade, The Park Bakery and Betty & Nick’s Bait & Tackle.
The Multiple Meanings of Memorial Day
The weekend itself was the unofficial start of summer at the Jersey Shore and there was nothing wrong with celebrating that. I thought it was perfectly appropriate to wish someone a “happy Memorial Day weekend” because in essence you were saying “happy summer” and whatt…
Heroes in Blue Come to Help Hannah Donner
Back in October I did a Hometown View on Hannah Donner, a senior volleyball player at Central Regional High School who suffered serious injuries after crashing her car head on into a tree. Friday, June 9th the Heroes for Hannah benefit basketball game at the Pine Belt Arena takes place to help with…
The Most Important 15 Weeks of the Year
I don’t know if it’s like this every year and I forgot but it just seems like yesterday was Easter Weekend and all of a sudden the calendar tells us the unofficial start of summer is just a couple of days away.
Scary Times That Are Getting Scarier
A concert filled with young people as the venue for a bombing attack has to put us on notice that there really are no public places in which we can truly feel safe.
Heroes Get Their Revenge
After losing a heartbreaker last year the Toms River Police Department got their revenge in the sand Saturday in the 4th Annual Pros vs. Heroes flag football game on the beach in Seaside Heights. Led by the passing duo of Sgt. Ron Sermarini to Ptl...
Honoring Those Who Show Respect and Grace
Each year the Shore Conference of High Schools selects those senior student-athletes who best exemplify the ideals of good sportsmanship and along with our Shore Sports Network we honored the 94 during an awards breakfast Sunday morning at the Pine Belt Arena in Toms River.
Team Semper Fi : Heroes Learn to Sail at the Jersey Shore
For the second straight year the Toms River Yacht Club will be hosting the Team Semper Fi Sailing Camp as 20 recovering service members participate in a terrific program in which they learn to sail and race in our local waters.
Pros take on Heroes on the Seaside Heights Beach
Presented by the Jay & Linda Grunin Foundation this annual football showdown matches a team made up of many former NFL players and special guests against members of the Toms River Police Department to benefit the Toms River Police Foundation.
Tebowmania Grips Ocean County
Tebowmania has left Lakewood but I can tell you this: the hype over Tim Tebow’s one and only visit to FirstEnergy Park was very much for real. where he’s making an impact is at the box office and I’m sure all the teams in the South Atlantic League hope he stays with the Mets Cla…
Shore Sports Shorts
Jackson Memorial's Walt Krystopik steps down, Donovan's Alicia Wilson reaches a goal and Tim Tebow finishes his quiet trip to Lakewood.