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The beach in Seaside Park
The beach in Seaside Park (Joe Palmer, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Putting summer on a time clock

As you know summer officially arrived this past Sunday so most would conclude that the summer season is just getting into full swing.  

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Manchester coach John Musolf
Manchester coach John Musolf (Cliff Lavelle)
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The Right and Wrong Ways to End a Career

Thanks to a dramatic extra-inning victory the Jersey Shore team is a win away from defending its championship in the 30th annual Phillies Carpenter Cup Classic.

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Kevin Williams at the NJBA Hall of Fame induction ceremony with his family. (L-R) Kevin's son Brandon, daughter Alex and wife Jane
Kevin Williams at the NJBA Hall of Fame induction ceremony with his family. (L-R) Kevin's son Brandon, daughter Alex and wife Jane (Townsquare Media NJ)
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A Moment in the Spotlight

Nobody likes people who talk about themselves but I hope you’ll forgive me in this instance.

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Christie Rampone
Christie Rampone (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
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Thoughts Before a Long Weekend

I’m going to be away for a couple of days for the New Jersey Broadcasters Association Conference in Atlantic City so before departing let me throw out a few shore sports notes.

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Kevin Williams starts to get in shape for his next checkup
Kevin Williams starts to get in shape for his next checkup (Brad Burascano, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Letting Down the Doctor

I can’t explain exactly why I fear my doctor when in truth I like him very much.

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Belmar Beach on Sunday
Belmar Beach on Sunday (@belmarmayormatt via Twitter)
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Suggested Additions to the Ten Commandments of the Beach

As always my annual list of the Ten Commandments of the Beach garnered its fair share of attention and feedback. 

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The beach in Seaside Park
The beach in Seaside Park (Jane Williams)
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The Ten Commandments of the Beach

It’s as much a part of summer as pizza on the boardwalk, enjoying a cocktail at a patio bar, the ice cream truck in your neighborhood and kids jumping in a pool.

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Phil Faccone
Phil Faccone (Phil Faccone)
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Walking, Talking and Crossing But Not Paying Attention

I have a problem with some pedestrians. Is it me or have any of you noticed that many walkers purposely take their time crossing a road in front of waiting traffic?

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(L-R) Brick Athletic Director Hank Handchen, Nicholas Matteo and Kristianna Kawa recipients of the Jack Martin Scholarship and and Larson Ford founder Paul Larson Sr.
(L-R) Brick Athletic Director Hank Handchen, Nicholas Matteo and Kristianna Kawa recipients of the Jack Martin Scholarship and and Larson Ford founder Paul Larson Sr. (Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Recognizing excellence in Ocean County

Tuesday was a pretty good day for Harry VanWagenen as the Point Pleasant Borough High School senior was randomly selected as the recipient of this year’s WOBM/Gateway Toyota Student of the Week scholarship.

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Kevin randomly pulls the name of the Student of the Week scholarship winner
Kevin randomly pulls the name of the Student of the Week scholarship winner (Sue Moll, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Honoring Ocean County’s ‘Magnificent 38′

The group includes six valedictorians and four salutatorians, outstanding athletes, talented musicians and singers, school and community leaders and on and on. They are the 38 young men and women who have been honored during this school year as WOBM/Gateway Toyota Students of the Week.

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