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Where Do You Take Your Summer Getaways?
We're in an interesting situation here in Ocean County - we live in a major destination all year-round. When much of New Jersey thinks about getting away for a week, a lot of them head to our area. But where do we go to get away?
Is Gap Year A Good Idea For Ocean County Students?
When the news broke that First Daughter Malia Obama would be going to Harvard, the reports also mentioned her taking a "gap year" after she graduates high school.  A gap year is a break between the end of 12th grade and the start of Freshman year in college...
Words And Phrases That New Jerseyans Don’t Get
Social media can be a treasure trove of things that we can identify with. A friend of mine shared an article the other day about things that don't make sense to many of us in New Jersey, and I could immediately identify with it on a few levels.
Interesting Way To Avoid Baggage Fee
Did you hear about the guy who, to avoid paying the baggage fee, wore all his clothing and stuck a pair of sneakers in his pockets?  A 32 year old boarded an EasyJet plane wearing everything he felt he would need on vacation in Iceland...
What Are Your Favorite Ocean County Shortcuts?
One of the nice things about Ocean County, both North-South and East-West, is that it's pretty easy to get around on the major roadways. But sometimes, we all have reasons for choosing local roads and shortcuts to get to a place that we could just take a highway to.
What’s The Weather Doing Where You Are?
It's hard to argue that we've had a weird weather week. Of course it all started with last weekend's epic snowfall, which quickly flipped to mid-week temperatures in the upper 40s and even a stray 50 or so. And then this morning, winter showed up again.

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