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(L-R) Jayden Smith, Willow Smith and Will Smith attend the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards
(L-R) Jayden Smith, Willow Smith and Will Smith attend the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards ( Larry Busacca/Getty Images for MTV)
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Why Could Will Smith Be Coming To Ocean County?

A little of this and a little of that heading into the final weekend of September.

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Computer screen showing password log-in
Computer screen showing password log-in (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
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The Passwords of Life

I know I’ve mentioned in the past that one of the things that defines the era we live in is the incredible use of passwords to do even the simplest of tasks at work or at home. 

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Dana Carbone with MonDon coach Jerry Bruno
Dana Carbone with Monsignor Donovan coach Jerry Bruno (photo courtesy Jerry Bruno)
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Good News From Monsignor Donovan

Congratulations to Monsignor Donovan basketball standout Dana Carbone who yesterday verbally committed to attend Monmouth University of a full athletic scholarship. 

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The iPhone 5C is seen on display at the Fifth Avenue Apple store
The iPhone 5C is seen on display at the Fifth Avenue Apple store (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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Smartphones Make Kids Dumb?

Who would have thought that the comedian Louis C.K. would become a shining example for those who feel the use of smartphones has gotten way out of hand, especially by children?

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Neil Patrick Harris onstage during the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
Neil Patrick Harris onstage during the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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The Arrival Of Autumn

The Autumnal Equinox arrived at 4:44pm Sunday so that would make today the first full day of Autumn or Fall.  

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Shore Sports Network-All Shore
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Welcome To The Family

Those who follow high school sports in Ocean and Monmouth County are well aware of All-Shore Media, a multimedia company dedicated to covering Shore Conference High School athletics. 

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Lindsey Mahnken in goal
Lindsey Mahnken in goal (Lindsey Mahnken)
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Meet Lindsey Mahnken From MATES

Ocean County is filled with outstanding student-athletes, many of whom are featured each week as part of our WOBM/Gateway Toyota Student of the Week program. 

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Todd Frazier
Todd Frazier (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)
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From Seaside To Cincinnati And Back In Time

While it’s hard to call it good news I think just about everyone was relieved to officially hear that the boardwalk fire in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights was an accident.  Had it been intentionally set it would have made the tragedy and loss seem even greater.

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The catch phrase of Matt LeBlanc's Joey on "Friends" was "How you doin?"
The catch phrase of Matt LeBlanc's Joey on "Friends" was "How you doin?" (YouTube)
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How Are You Doing? [VIDEO]

What is the most often asked question?  That in itself is an interesting question because there is no real answer, at least a documented one. 

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Seaside Heights with smoke from smouldering boardwalk fire
Seaside Heights with smoke from smouldering boardwalk fire (Jane Williams)
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Rebuilding The Boardwalk Again

Putting out the boardwalk fire in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights last week was a challenge but the bigger challenge might be to plot a course for rebuilding. 

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Fire at Kohr's Custard Stand in Seaside Park
Fire at Kohr's Custard Stand in Seaside Park (Peter Smith)
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Disaster Visits Seaside Again

Mother Nature wreaked havoc on the Jersey Shore eleven months ago and she paid a return visit to Seaside Park and Seaside Heights Thursday. 

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Southern's special 9/11 helmet decal
Southern's special 9/11 helmet decal (Townsquare Media NJ)
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Kicking Off The New Season

The Shore Conference football season kicks off today with 14 games, ten new head coaches, three prized recruits and more questions than answers.

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