The 4th annual JBJ Soul Kitchen Chili Cook-Off will take place on Saturday, October 28th in Toms River and they are now looking for members of local police, fire and EMS squads to trade in their regular uniforms for aprons.
Once again Sunday the spotlight was on NFL teams and players during the playing of the national anthem and they responded in a variety of ways from players kneeling to teams standing and locking arms while the song was being played.
Joyce Howells is the first line of defense, the person who answers, screens and directs phone calls, makes sure we have everything from copy paper to toilet paper and most importantly the glue who often holds things together.
Adults ages 34, 44 and 60 lost their lives in Long Branch, Seaside Park and Point Pleasant Beach because they did listen to warnings to stay out of the ocean and another 125 people were rescued on shore beaches, most of which are unguarded after Labor Day
The entire issue of national anthem players was elevated to another level by a president who refuses to understand that the impact of his words in his current job has much more meaning then when he was a reality TV star.