A Touch of Class on the Volleyball Court
We adults have to admit that at times our kids show us the way to act. The latest example comes from a recent girls volleyball match between Central Regional and Donovan Catholic high schools.
Why ‘Good News Travels Like Molasses’
If you are searching for good news these days you have to look long and hard. It’s clearly out there but often buried under an avalanche of negativity, sadness and tragedy.
A Weekend Sports Hat Trick
As a sports fan you enjoy those days and times when your favorite team or teams win, Rarely does a hat trick of wins happen like it did for my teams on Saturday.
Everyone is Welcome at Jon Bon Jovi’s Soul Kitchen
I dined for the first time at Jon Bon Jovi's Soul Kitchen in Toms River during a special luncheon for community leaders hosted by OceanFirst Bank.
Thoughts For An Early Fall Wednesday
Some middle of the week notes and thoughts.
Honoring a Mother’s Final Wish
For all our faults there are times we are reminded of the generosity of others and what a difference it can make.
2 More Sports Greats Gone
Sports is often pretty insignificant in the overall picture and you can certainly make an argument that as a society we go way overboard in how we view its importance. In the best-case scenario it’s a diversion and escape from everyday reality, a form of entertainment that can bring people a…
A Great Weekend for Football
A rare broadcast doubleheader highlights the first fall weekend of the high school football season as teams from Toms River and Brick take center stage.
First Responder Block Party in Seaside Park
As we saw once again last weekend in Seaside Park first-responders never hesitate in putting their lives on the line for us. While the public was being moved away from what could have been a dangerous situation it was law enforcement, volunteer firemen, EMT’s and first aid squad members comi…
Welcome Back ‘Jack’ and Happy Birthday Bob!
I am sad to see my favorite time of year come to an end but part of me is looking forward to crisp fall-like weather where you have to throw on a sweat shirt at night. Of course you can still wear shorts and top-siders.
When Football Traditions Meet Real Life
I felt we needed a little levity today in light of recent developments so I’m lifting this from the current issue of Men’s Health in which ESPN’S Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic offered their thoughts on football traditions we need in real life.
Terrorism Comes to Seaside Park
We have watched in recent years many acts of violence, including those that were terrorism and breathed a somewhat sigh of relief that nothing like that happens around here. That day almost came on Saturday.