My kids grew up with Pokemon ... Collecting cards, toys and video games, some of which they still have! But now it seems the Pokemon craze is back! It's "Pokemon Go" a new game that has both kids and adults playing , and we are seeing this all over the Jersey Shore.
Each of the last two years, we've brought you the story of Long Valley resident Zach Rice and his "Action for Distraction" 5K, which is now nearing its fourth annual run and continues to grow in popularity and outreach.
One of the best times in elementary school was when the teacher let us sit down at the classroom's Apple IIC computers, handed out the 5 1/4" floppy disks, and let us play games like Oregon Trail until the period was over. Well now we can relive those times thanks to the endless wonder…
As a child growing up in the 80s, I had all the toys - the Nintendo, the Game Boy, He-Man and Star Wars figures, etc. Before you throw out any of your childhood toys, it's worth finding out if there's a collector's market for your stuff.