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Mike Gesicki
Mike Gesicki (Bill Normile)
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Making A Commitment

We are heading into what looks like another nice fall weekend with temperatures well into the 60’s but it does appear more fall-like weather will finally set in next week. 

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Cory Booker and Steve Lonegan shake hands at the end of their debate at Rowan University
Cory Booker and Steve Lonegan shake hands at the end of their debate at Rowan University (WCAU TV)
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Misusing Words

I could make a case that the two words we often misuse the most are “nobody” and “everyone.” 

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Kevin with his daughter Alex and son Brandon at Penn State
Kevin with his daughter Alex and son Brandon at Penn State (Townsquare Media NJ)
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A Great Weekend In Happy Valley

A little of this and a little of that as I battle to get my voice back after a wild weekend at Penn State in which I saw my beloved Nittany Lions outlast Michigan in a four overtime thriller before more than 107,000 fans in what was the ultimate white-out. 

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The ocean churned up by the nor'easter at Bradley Beach
The ocean churned up by the nor'easter at Bradley Beach (Bud McCormick)
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Paying The Piper

We knew we would have to pay for the extended summer weather sooner or later and less than a week after dealing with sunshine and temperatures in the 80’s the payback begins today. 

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WOBM Christmas Classic
WOBM Christmas Classic (Townsquare Media NJ)
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The Rules Of Being “Annual”

The simple definition of the word “annual” is something that is recurring, done or performed every year.  Yet as I was recently reminded by a co-worker the word is misused time and time again and while it’s not a big deal it’s one of those pet peeves that can frustrate you.

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Lacey's Conor Davies with Shore Sports Network's Ed Sarluca
Lacey's Conor Davies with Shore Sports Network's Ed Sarluca (YouTube)
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The Jets, Conor Davies, The Jonas Brothers and Scarlett Johansson

If I would have told you before the NFL season began that after five weeks one of the tenants to MetLife Stadium would be 3-2 and the other 0-5 how many of you would have said the Jets would be the team with the winning record? 

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Sumo wrestler excercise class
Sumo wrestler excercise class (Junko Kimura/Getty Images)
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Preventative Health Tips

Regardless of how you feel about Obamacare everyone can agree that the focus today is on preventative health with many making a greater effort on eating correctly and staying or getting in shape through exercise. 

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Christian Tutela.
Christian Tutela. (Townsquare Media NJ)
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A Summer Weekend In October

Bouncing around a bit on the first Friday of October which is more likely to feel like the first Friday of August:

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Brick beach
Brick beach (Dianne DeOliveira, Townsquare Media NJ)
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An Essential Part Of Your Morning Routine

I gave serious thought this morning to cancelling the Hometown View because if the government can shut down for all non-essential personnel then we could do the same when it came to programming. 

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Shore architect Paul Barlo with Kevin O'Connor, host of "This Old House"
Shore architect Paul Barlo with Kevin O'Connor, host of "This Old House" (Photo courtesy Paul Barlo)
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This Old House Comes To The Jersey Shore

The Emmy Award-winning PBS show “This Old House” is back for another season and the popular home improvement series premieres an 8-part special this week titled “Jersey Shore Rebuilds.” 

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U.S. Park Service employee puts a closed sign in the window of the World War II Memorial ticket office on the National Mall
U.S. Park Service employee puts a closed sign in the window of the World War II Memorial ticket office on the National Mall (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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When Summer Stayed Into Fall

Can someone explain to me the logic of wearing clothes to match the calendar but not the weather? 

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Anthony Starego
Anthony Starego (courtesy Bill Normile)
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Anthony Starego Back On The Team

The social media world was buzzing last Friday when word came that a settlement had been reached which would allow Anthony Starego to spend one more football season with the Brick Green Dragons. 

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