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Latest recipients of the Jack Martin Scholarship (L-R) Hank Handchen, Nikki Forbes, Nick Zbranek, Paul Larson, Jr.
Latest recipients of the Jack Martin Scholarship (L-R) Hank Handchen, Nikki Forbes, Nick Zbranek, Paul Larson, Jr. (Townsquare Media NJ)
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Jack Martin Lives On

With the June primary concluded we will at least get a brief break from those annoying phone calls and the political flyers and such that jam our mail boxes.

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Bill Frank (L)
Bill Frank (L) (Cliff Lavelle)
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Bill Frank Retires on Top

Bouncing around on a Tuesday morning.

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Kevin and his daughter Alex at their first Rangers game together
Kevin and his daughter Alex at their first Rangers game together (Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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A Father and Daughter United in Blue

Random notes and thoughts on this final weekday of May:

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Kevin's daughter's NIssan Pathfinder
Kevin's daughter's NIssan Pathfinder (Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Don’t Judge a Driver By His Car

 We have all heard of the expression “you can’t judge a book by its cover” which is another way of saying you cannot judge the quality or character of someone or something just by looking at them. 

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Seaside Park
Seaside Park (Thomas Bozza, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Books, Music and Baseball

Bouncing around a bit on a Wednesday.

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American flag flies at Seaside Park on Memorial Day
American flag flies at Seaside Park on Memorial Day (Joe Palmer, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Looking Back at Memorial Day Weekend

It may have started off a bit gloomy but Memorial Day weekend would produce two spectacular days that helped get the unofficial start of summer off to a great start. 

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Sunrise at the beach in Bradley Beach
Sunrise at the beach in Bradley Beach (Bud McCormick)
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The Unofficial Arrival of Summer

Through a long and snowy winter and a cool and miserable spring the goal for many was just get to Memorial Day. Well it’s here. 

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Little League ball player (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Little League ball player (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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Harsh Reality for Student Athletes

I am constantly amazed at the number of young athletes (actually , the parents of young athletes) who expect their child to land a college scholarship and when they don’t look to point the finger, usually at a coach. 

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A server at a Denny's in California
A server at a Denny's in California (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Celebrating National Waitstaff Day

Today is National Waitstaff Day which was created to show appreciation and thank those who make dining out pleasurable while at the same time encourage restaurant owners and managers to recognize their dedicated waiters and waitresses. 

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Townsquare Media' Tom River studios and offices
Townsquare Media' Tom River studios and offices (Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Understanding Why The Music Went Away

 

This morning I offer a special segment for listener friends and others of WOBM-AM unhappy and confused over our format change which went into effect Monday. 

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Kevin and his wife Jane with friends Joe and Darlene.
Kevin and his wife Jane with friends Joe and Darlene (Townsquare Media NJ)
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A Weekend of Wine and Good Friends


Random thoughts and notes after what was for the most part a very nice weekend.

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Jeep Cherokee
Jeep Cherokee (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Men vs. Woman on the Road

While I hate to generalize (which we all do) I know today’s segment is not going to be well received by women drivers. 

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