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Night watchman, writing teacher, journalist, @WildNewJersey columnist, Pine Barrens woodsman, Helmetta historian, folk artist, @MarquetteU Jesuit-educated.

Bradley Beach Food Pantry Founder Turning 100

thecoaster.net — By JOSEPH SAPIA If you can spare a hundred, the Bradley Food Pantry is ready to take it off your hands. The 100, in honor of founder Eleanor Pierson turning 100-years-old Friday, Sept. 19, can be in various forms, such as $100, 100 dimes, 100 cans of food, 100 minutes or hours of volunteerism and so on.

Summer at the Shore: Ready, Set, Go

thecoaster.net — On Tuesday, Joanne Letson was planting canna flowers and palms at the "Bradley Beach sign" on the oceanfront. Earlier, she had planted marigolds and begonias in the area. Soon, the B-R-A-D-L-E-Y B-E-A-C-H lettering sitting in the flower bed would be getting a coat of white paint.

These Knights Ride to Raise Money for Charities

thecoaster.net — When one thinks of the Roman Catholic men's group, the Knights of Columbus, one may think of members collecting money for charity on roadsides or dressed in ceremonial costumes of cape, hat with ostrich feathers and sword. But riding motorcycles?

A Christmas Song for the Shore by 2 Jersey Guys

thecoaster.net — By JOSEPH SAPIA Weeks ago, the seasonal bombardment of Christmas music started. But here is a song arguably worth listening to. It has Asbury Park-area flavor, "Christmas on the Jersey Shore," written in 2011 by Neptune's Ray Dahrouge and performed by Dahrouge and his group, the Darchaes.

Recalling the Day the President Was Shot

thecoaster.net — By JOSEPH SAPIA (Above - President John F. Kennedy with daughter Caroline. John F. Kennedy Library photo.) Noel Kirchner was in his office at a children's wear manufacturer in New York's Fashion District when a co-worker got a telephone call. "She broke into tears, I remember that," Kirchner said.

Dredging Begins in Sylvan Lake

thecoaster.net — Working with a federal grant of more than $300,000, Avon and Bradley Beach officials have been dredging Sylvan Lake, along with removing debris from it. An estimated 10,000 cubic yards of spoils would be removed, opening water drainage to east end outflow gates that are clogged, along with adding lake depth to retain more water, said Steve Kegelman, Avon's deputy emergency management coordinator.
Oct 25, 2014

@NJHighlands, Scott, then, I guess, that DEFINITELY was @DanielDay cheering. (Go, @Pirates -- next year!)

Oct 25, 2014

Rest easy, @Twitter-land, I'll B silenced 4 a few. Off 2 make #NightWatchman rounds. If U dont hear from me in awhile, wire "Paladin, SF."

Oct 25, 2014

@NicholasHuba, @byKirkMoore, feel free 2 use me as a #journalism reference. (Or maybe not, dont want 2 bring ya down!) Doing it P-T is fun.

Oct 25, 2014

RT @nicholashuba: @JosephSapia @byKirkMoore im playing dad for a little bit. Got 2 little ones to enjoy. Don't know if I want to get back in reporting game

Oct 25, 2014

Talking 2 cop other day who offered me job for 9% under the poverty hrly rate I now get. Hmmm, how about I reduce ur state pension 9%?

Oct 25, 2014

Hey, @byKirkMoore and @nicholashuba, Y R so many cool #Journalists on wrong side of #Journalism employed/not employed line nowadays?

Oct 25, 2014

RT @washingtonpost: Buzz Aldrin really wants to send people to Mars - and leave them there wapo.st/1slmjKO

Oct 25, 2014

As I begin long overnite #NightWatchman shift, I have at least 2 followers: former colleagues @byKirkMoore, @nicholashuba. Both great guys!

Oct 25, 2014

#Journalism, No. 2: Published anonymous comments re stories wouldnt been tolerated few yrs ago. Then, it was called SIGNED letter 2 the ed.

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