Contact Us
Hometown View

Hometown View - Page 3

Rosanne Citta (R) with her daughter Heather
Rosanne Citta (R) with her daughter Heather (Facebook)
[

Rosanne Citta: A Disposition To Do Good

Desire to do good to others; an act of kindness; goodwill; a disposition to do good. Those are all definitions of the word benevolence which describes the life led by Rosanne Citta, who died this past weekend following a short illness at her Florida home in Pompano Beach at the age of 71.

Read More

Category: Hometown View
Fireworks explode above the Maracana Stadium at the end of the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic games
Fireworks explode above the Maracana Stadium at the end of the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic games (Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
[

Saying Goodbye to Rio

It would be easy, as some do, to slam the Olympics because the event held every four years is filled with more than its share of controversy, corruption and questionable decisions made by those who have often lost sight on what the games are supposed to be all about.

Read More

Category: Hometown View
(L-R) Bronze medalist Kristi Castlin, gold medalist Brianna Rollins and silver medalist Nia Ali of the United States celebrate with American flags after the Women's 100m Hurdles Final
(L-R) Bronze medalist Kristi Castlin, gold medalist Brianna Rollins and silver medalist Nia Ali of the United States celebrate with American flags after the Women's 100m Hurdles Final (Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
[

A Day Off For Gold

I have nothing for you today but since I have an obligation to fill about 120 seconds here are some random thoughts in no order of importance.

Read More

Category: Hometown View
Cars line up at a Dunkin' Donuts drive-thru
Cars line up at a Dunkin' Donuts drive-thru (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
[

The Domino Effect of Morning Problems

I was thinking about how regimented most of us are each morning and how one small thing can throw us off and sometimes set the tone for the day. This is especially true for those of us who live by the alarm clock.

Read More

Category: Hometown View
A BlueClaws game at FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood
A BlueClaws game at FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood (Lakewood BlueClaws)
[

Simply Clawsome Baseball in Lakewood

While you were talking about the heat wave and watching the Summer Olympics you might not have noticed that the Lakewood BlueClaws are playing their best baseball of the season and very much in the race for the playoffs.

Read More

Category: Hometown View
Sunrise at Seaside Park
Sunrise at Seaside Park (Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media NJ)
[

Summer Simmers at the Shore

Clearly the topic of conversation these days is the weather. Or should I say the heat.

Read More

Category: Hometown View
Monmouth football media day
(Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
[

Donovan Griffins Relive Memories of the Gepper

Steve Gepp was a Hall of Fame basketball coach for some three decades at St. Joseph’s High School which later became Monsignor Donovan and of course is now Donovan Catholic. During his tenure the Griffins had many outstanding teams and under the colorful Gepp won their share of championships. But the true testament of what he meant to the school and his players is the annual Golf With the Gepper tournament,

Read More

Category: Hometown View
Kevin recreates a baby picture with his son Brandon
Kevin recreates a baby picture with his son Brandon (Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
[

Things Not To Do After Age 30

The latest issue of Men's Health magazine offers a list of things men should not do after 30. As is often the case I used some of theirs and some of mine:

Read More

Category: Hometown View
Michael Phelps of the United States celebrates winning gold
Michael Phelps of the United States celebrates winning gold (Al Bello/Getty Images)
[

The Olympic Distraction

Despite my issues with NBC’s coverage of the Summer Olympics I find myself glued to the TV during prime-time viewing hours and it’s only a matter of time before these 4 hour sleep nights catch up with me. Actually they already are.

Read More

Category: Hometown View
The coffee area at the Quick Chek in Lawrenceville
The coffee area at the Quick Chek in Lawrenceville (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
[

Coffee, Driving and the Law

Sometimes you just scratch your head over the needless laws that are on the books and if Assemblyman John Wisniewski has his way we’ll add another one in the near future.

Read More

Category: Hometown View
Alex Rodriguez
Alex Rodriguez (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
[

The End of the A-Rod Era

Alex Rodriquez has been among the most polarizing athletes of our lifetime as a mere mention of his name can bring a vast variety of reactions from fans, fellow players, past and present teammates and others.

Read More

Category: Hometown View
(If There Is A Need, We Will Feed)
(If There Is A Need, We Will Feed)
[

Feeding Those in Need

There are a number of organizations doing their part to help with the growing problem of feeding the hungry as many adults and children right in our own area struggle on a daily basis. You may not see them but they live in just about every town. They could even be your neighbors. Men and women, boys and girls for whom one meal a day is about as good as it gets.

Read More

Category: Hometown View

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wobmam.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Insiders quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Insiders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.