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Watch a Firsthand Account of a Historic Jersey Shore Disaster [Video]

On September 8th, 1934, the residents of Asbury Park witnessed a disaster that the whole Jersey shore wouldn't soon forget. The SS Morro Castle luxury liner was crippled by flames within view of the beach, boardwalk, and Paramount Theater & Convention Hall, taking 135 lives with it. Check out this amazing video containing a chilling firsthand account:

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Photo by Justin Louis
Photo by Justin Louis
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Digging Up History in South Jersey [Slide Show]

This past Saturday, I headed out to Fieldsboro, NJ to join archaeologists, Monmouth University students, volunteers, and Friends of the White Hill Mansion on a perfect spring afternoon to dig for history on the banks of the Delaware River. Click through the gallery for some photos of the dig:

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flickr, LollyKnit
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A Look At Language – 5 Random Phrases and Where They Came From

Look at phrases you may use, and where they came from

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flickr, Parl
flickr, Parl
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Its All About The Pants!

Do you still love your Levi's ?

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Forgotten NJ Airship Crash Recalled 80 Years Later

History buffs will gather this week near the New Jersey coast to commemorate a major airship disaster.

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WOBM's former studios & offices on Route 9 in Bayville
WOBM's former studios & offices on Route 9 in Bayville (Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media NJ)
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A Final Farewell to The Bob Levy Broadcast Center [Video]

Yesterday was a bittersweet day. The moving crew from 1-800-GOT-JUNK were at our old offices in Bayville to clear out what was left of the Bob Levy Broadcast Center.

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Dan Kitwood - Getty Images
Dan Kitwood - Getty Images
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One of the Most Amazing Historical Finds Ever

I love history. Especially really old history and artifacts. It just amazes me to see something hundreds, sometimes even thousands of years old.

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flickr, Dyobmit
flickr, Dyobmit
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Shawn & Sue’s Coffee Cast [AUDIO]

Listen to some of this weeks highlights on the  Ocean County Breakfast Show

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Mixed Feelings as We Prepare to Head Downtown

It's almost moving day for WOBM, and many of us here have mixed feelings.

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It’s National Brady Bunch Day

It's National Brady Bunch Day!

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