The B Plot: Bright Christmas

  By RICHARD VIRGILIO    You can’t help but travel through Timber Drive in Ocean Township and be pleasantly shocked by the holiday spirit.  Ever since the 25 year-old Shane MacCary was a child he loved Christmas lights.  The decorated Grizwald home in the film “Christmas Vacation” would literally make him light up.  Then,10 years […]

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The B Plot: Surgeons grapple to benefit Children’s Hospital

  By RICHARD VIRGILIO And the winner is… the K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at the Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune. After months of “smack-talking” two local surgeons let their bodies do the communicating in a Brazilian-style, Jiu Jitsu submission match for charity on Saturday at the Stone Pony. It began innocently enough a […]

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‘We Are With You Orlando’

  By RICH VIRGILIO “Asbury Park is with you Orlando,” Asbury Park Deputy Mayor Amy Quinn said outside Georgie’s Bar. “Our hearts break for the victims, their family and friends. People came to that club as a safe-haven with a promise to see friends, celebrate life and acceptance. This is a somber time for our […]

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The Angel of Salvage in Asbury Park

  By RICHARD VIRGILIO What began in 2002 as a personal desire to restore a home to its original glory has evolved into Central New Jersey’s largest architectural salvage showroom, Salvage Angel, located in Asbury Park. “Salvage Angel grew from a personal need but I knew there were other people like me trying to truly […]

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The B Plot: Eat Clean

  By RICHARD VIRGILIO Eating great and healthier is easier than ever thanks to Eat Clean Delivery in Neptune City. A few years ago, Mike Hollemans, was a successful event management expert. After a month-long work trip, he should have returned home to Belmar jazzed about all his achievements. Instead, he felt overweight at 300 […]

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