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"Vanessa" as featured in a commercial for ReachNJ
"Vanessa" as featured in a commercial for ReachNJ (YouTube)
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Getting Help for the Horror of Addiction

The scariest part of the drug problem is there is no profile. It affects all ages, lifestyles, backgrounds. It doesn’t know or care if you come from a good and loving family or a dysfunctional one whether you have money or don’t.

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(Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Not Quite Summer in Seaside Park

Welcome to spring at the Jersey Shore where a 16 degree difference in just a few miles is certainly nothing new to those of us who have lived here for a while but always fools visitors.

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At the Biergarten with Jane and Alex
At the Biergarten with Jane and Alex (Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Sunday With my Favorite Girls

I began my Sunday by taking a spinning class with my daughter at Toms River Fitness which allowed me to feel less guilty later when Jane, Alex and I took a ride to Asbury Park and stopped at the Biergarten for a couple of cold ones on the rooftop patio before enjoying pizza while sitting outside at Porta.

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Head coach Bob Hurley of the St. Anthony Friars
Head coach Bob Hurley of the St. Anthony Friars
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Bob Hurley, the Heart and Soul of St. Anthony

The closing of St. Anthony in Jersey City is garnering greater attention because it has been home to New Jersey’s most visible and successful basketball program under legendary Hall of Fame coach Bob Hurley Sr.

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Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Audra McDonald, Stanley Tucci, Ian McKellen, Bill Condon And Alan Menken  Arrive At Alice Tully Hall For The New York Special Screening Of Disney's Live-Action Adaptation "Beauty And The Beast"
(L-R) Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, and Josh Gad from the live action "Beauty and the Beast" ( Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Walt Disney Studios)
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Enjoying a Tale As Old As Time

I saw the new version of "Beauty and the Beast" yesterday with my wife. I know you’re thinking: why would a 61-year old man without any grandchildren see this movie?

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The North Carolina Tar Heels celebrate after defeating the Gonzaga Bulldogs
The North Carolina Tar Heels celebrate after defeating the Gonzaga Bulldogs (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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Digital Knowledge After a Late Night

Don’t expect too much here because I’m working on no sleep as I forced myself to stay up and watch North Carolina beat Gonzaga in the NCAA Championship game and then could not fall asleep afterwards.

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Shea Stadium on Opening Day in 1998
Shea Stadium on Opening Day in 1998 (Ezra O. Shaw /Allsport via Getty Images)
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Play Ball! Baseball Season Begins

The season starts out feeling more like football season but before long we’ll be watching games in shorts and flip-flops and a cold beer will replace a cup of hot coffee.

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Rain
(Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Rainy Days and Fridays

Today’s horrible weather is an appropriate way for a month that felt more like January and February to end

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The South Carolina Gamecocks celebrate with the their trophy after defeating the Florida Gators to win the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament East Regional at Madison Square Garden
The South Carolina Gamecocks celebrate with the their trophy after defeating the Florida Gators to win the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament East Regional at Madison Square Garden (Elsa/Getty Images)
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Much Ado About Basketball and Spring Sports

Remember when I used to humbly call the Hometown View “the best two minutes in radio?” That’s a stretch today.

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Sam Stellatella
Sam Stellatella (Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Sam Stellatella: A Real Character wth Cold-Eeze

Late Tuesday afternoon I was notified that Sam Stellatella died over the weekend at his home in Toms River at the age of 78. I’m not really sure how to describe him except to say he was the true definition of a “character.”

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Learning The Lesson of Being an Overbearing Parent

If you’ve followed me for any length of time you likely know that one of my favorite (or least favorite) subject deals with overbearing parents and youth and high school sports. It’s not quite an epidemic but a problem that shows no signs of letting up.

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James Lester (right) receives the Joe Callano Award from Shore District Board #194 President Mike Fogarty. The award is the highest honor presented to an active official
James Lester (right) receives the Joe Callano Award from Shore District Board #194 President Mike Fogarty. The award is the highest honor presented to an active official (John Amoscato)
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Honoring Those Who Wear the Whistle

The least popular people at just about any basketball game on any level are the men and women in striped shirts. Referees a/k/a/ officials are a big part of the game although most view them as a necessary evil. They are okay when they make a call in your favor but just a moment later you’re likely to spew nasty things at them when the call goes against your team.

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