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President John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963) and his wife Jacqueline Kennedy ride with secret agents in an open car motorcade shortly before the president was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, November 22, 1963.
President John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963) and his wife Jacqueline Kennedy ride with secret agents in an open car motorcade shortly before the president was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, November 22, 1963. (Keystone/Getty Images)
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Where Were You 50 Years Ago Today?

It was for a generation of Americans the all-time “where were you when” moment. 

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New members of the Ocean County College Hall of Fame. (L-R) Karen Geiger Trump, Dom Alagia, Michael Kavanagh, Bob Czarniewski, Mary Bellezza Gibson
New members of the Ocean County College Hall of Fame. (L-R) Karen Geiger Trump, Dom Alagia, Michael Kavanagh, Bob Czarniewski, Mary Bellezza Gibson (Kevinj Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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New OCC Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

Three former athletes and a pair of special contributors were inducted into the Ocean County College Athletic Hall of Fame in a dinner ceremony on campus Wednesday night. 

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Toms River North girls soccer coach John Crowley
Toms River North girls soccer coach John Crowley (Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media)
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Bad Workers, Good TV and Great Soccer

Why is it that places that sell New Jersey lottery tickets refuse to take the time to train their employees on how to work the machine? 

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Toms River South girls soccer team
Toms River South girls soccer team (Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Death of an Artist in Residence

The Toms River South girls soccer team is two wins away from claiming the Group 3 state championship but they face a tough road after winning the South Jersey title last week. 

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Johnathan Aiken #26 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights carries the American flag out as he leads his team onto the field before the start of their game against the Cincinnati Bearcats
Johnathan Aiken #26 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights carries the American flag out as he leads his team onto the field before the start of their game against the Cincinnati Bearcats (Rich Schultz /Getty Images)
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Bad Weekend at Rutgers

A bad week at Rutgers University ended with another 2014 football recruit decommitting and saying they will look at other options. 

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No. 4 Rumson-Fair Haven secured the No. 1 seed in Central Jersey Group II with a big 22-15 win over fellow Top 10 team Manasquan last week.
No. 4 Rumson-Fair Haven secured the No. 1 seed in Central Jersey Group II with a big 22-15 win over fellow Top 10 team Manasquan last week. (Photo by Bill Normile)
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Far From Perfect Playoffs

And so it begins this weekend.  The far-from-perfect NJSIAA Football Playoffs get underway tonight and when the final game has been played on Sunday, December 8 a total of 24 high school football teams will be able to proclaim themselves as “state champions.” 

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Ed Graichen on the sidelines of the Toms River South-Central boys soccer game
Ed Graichen on the sidelines of the Toms River South-Central boys soccer game (Kevin Willliams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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“Gator” Proves You Can Go Home Again

You Can’t Go Home Again is the title of a 1940 novel written by Thomas Wolfebut it’s also used quite a bit in everyday life as a way to summarize that once a part of your life is over, it’s over. 

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A cockatiel family
Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
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75 Skills To Master

I have arrived at a point in my life where I spend more time thinking about things I have not done rather then what I have accomplished. 

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Ocean County College cross country teams
Ocean County College cross country teams (Ocean County College)
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Running to Victory at Ocean County College

It was quite a weekend for the Ocean County College Cross Country program at the National Junior College Athletic Association Championships in Northfield, Massachusetts. 

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Toms river east vs. Southern
Matt Gudzak, Jerry Caporale and Toms River East welcome Southern on Saturday as the Raiders make a bid to secure a playoff spot in South Jersey Group IV. (Photo by Cliff Lavelle)
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Remembering Those Who Served From Ocean County

Some random notes and thoughts on this Veteran’s Day in which we honor all of those who have and are serving in the armed services. 

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ball helmet
(Brad Burascano, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Last Weekend of the Season

When the high school football season began in early September the general consensus was that defending champion Lacey was the team to beat in Class A South and their most serious challenge would come from Brick Memorial and Toms River South. 

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HIgh Tech Hall at the NJEA Convention in Atlantic City
HIgh Tech Hall at the NJEA Convention in Atlantic City (Facebook)
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Learning At The Teacher’s Convention

Public schools in the state are closed today and tomorrow for the annual New Jersey Education Association Convention in Atlantic City. 

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