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Swimming and Cycling for Fran Wallach

13-year old Ryan Dean took on a special project tied in with the recent celebration of his Bar Mitzvah. This Sunday he hopes it will result in a successful fundraiser for a cause that is near and dear to him.

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Odell Beckham #13 of the New York Giants removes his helmet and draws a penalty after scoring the go ahead touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens in the fourth quarter
Odell Beckham #13 of the New York Giants removes his helmet and draws a penalty after scoring the go ahead touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens in the fourth quarter (Al Bello/Getty Images)
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Letting Beckham Be Beckham & Other Thoughts

Random notes and thoughts following a truly spectacular mid-October weekend with more nice weather on tap for the next few days

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Poster for the Soul Kitchen Chili Cook-off
Poster for the Soul Kitchen Chili Cook-off (Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Calling All First Responder Chili Chefs

It was two weeks ago that I told you about the JBJ Soul Kitchen which is part of the B.E.A.T. Center on Hooper Avenue in Toms River. The community restaurant serves paying customers and those who are in-need and it’s open for dinner Wednesday through Saturday and serves a Sunday brunch.

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Berkeley Township Little League
Berkeley Township Little League (Berkeley Township Little League)
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Ocean County’s Most Famous Athlete of All Time Is…

Anytime there is a discussion centered on who or what is the best or greatest in any category it’s sure to spark a debate. Whether it’s movies, music, presidents, quarterbacks, you name it you can find yourself in a pretty lively discussion trying to defend your opinion of the GOAT (greatest of all time).

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A Throwback Thursday shot of thw WOBM "No Stars"
A Throwback Thursday shot of the WOBM "No Stars" (Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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A Hometown View About Nothing

Some days I just don’t have much to say. Today is one of those days. That’s not actually true as my co-workers will tell you I always have a lot to say. It’s just that right now as my fingers tap the keyboard of my computer I really don’t have anything specific to share with you.

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Michigan v Rutgers
A Rutgers fan reacts after the Michigan Wolverines scored in the second half
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Turning Rutgers Around and Losing a Legend

Random notes and thoughts for the day after Columbus Day or for some Indigenous Peoples Day. Yes the state of Vermont along with the cities of Phoenix and Denver are the latest to change the second Monday of October to one not celebrating the Italian explorer but rather Native Americans. Just thought I would throw that out there.

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Hillary Clinton (R) speaks as Donald Trump looks on during the town hall debate at Washington University in St Louis
Hillary Clinton (R) speaks as Donald Trump looks on during the town hall debate at Washington University in St Louis (Rick Wilking-Pool/Getty Images)
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How Did It Get This Bad?

Watching Monday night's debate I just can’t help but wonder how we have allowed it to get this bad, that the alleged most powerful person in the world is a choice between these Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

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Madeline Dutton with one of her earlier Central teams
Madeline Dutton with one of her earlier Central teams (Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Central Regional Inducts More Greats Into Its Sports Hall of Fame

Before tonight’s home football game against Brick Memorial the sports hall of fame at Central Regional High School will grow by six members, including a true coaching legend.

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Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets reacts after their 0-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants during their National League Wild Card game at Citi Field
Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets reacts after their 0-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants during their National League Wild Card game at Citi Field (Elsa/Getty Images)
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Winter Arrived in Queens at 11:11

My baseball season ended at 11:11 last night when little-known Conor Gillaspie hit a 3-run homer in the top of the 9th to give the Giants a 3-0 lead over the Mets. I turned my TV off then, not needing to watch the Mets go down in order in the bottom of the 9th

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Sign of support for Hannah at the Central Regional volleyball team's match with Manchester
Sign of support for Hannah at the Central Regional volleyball team's match with Manchester (Abby via Twitter @abby_rose232)
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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.

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