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Cool People for Week of November 18th-24th 2007….

November 18, 2007

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SHPD Detective Joe Engrassia, busy planning Toys For Tots 2007.

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Attorney Chris Vaz.

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Maria Esposito.

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Chief Boyd, with lovely Councilwomen Joann Duszczak & Joyce Camera.

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Jayson Frank and dog Otis.

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Ann Stabile with son David Barton and granddaughter Crystal Barton.

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Councilmen Bob Lamb (right) and Mike Stogdill of Lavallette.

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Lisa Parlapiano & Anthony Vispansano.

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Chris Anthony & Cara Hershey. Cara is debuting…

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A new 80’s throwback hairdo.

Ryan’s Thanksgiving dinners for needy made possible by PBA Local 252…

November 18, 2007

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SHPD Detective Chris Rentas (left) and Patrolman Kevin Shouldis present Ryan’s Deli owner Jim Smith with a check for $250.00 from the Police Benevolent Association Local #252 in Seaside Heights. The proceeds will provide 25 free Thanksgiving dinners to needy persons.

Ryan’s Thanksgiving dinners for needy made possible by PBA Local #252: 25 meals will be provided to needy persons this Thanksgiving, and local cops are to thank. PBA Local #252, which represents police officers in Seaside Heights, recently presented a check for $250.00 to Jim Smith, owner of Ryan’s Deli on the Boulevard in Seaside Heights. Ryan’s has distributed 25 vouchers good for a free Thanksgiving Day meal to various persons in need throughout the surrounding community. Presenting the check to Ryan’s were Seaside Heights Detective Cristino Rentas and Patrolman Kevin Shouldis, who is the Local #252 President. Ryan’s owner Jim Smith is also a member of the PBA, but in Berkeley Township, where he is a Detective Sergeant.

Polar Bear plunge coming February 23, 2008….

November 18, 2007

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The Polar Bear Plunge committee discusses plans for the February 23, 2008 event.

Polar Bear Plunge coming February 23, 2008: Mark your calendars for February 23, 2008, the day of the Polar Bear Plunge. 2008 will mark the second year that the event has been held in Seaside Heights. Once again, Polar Bear Plunge will be headquartered at the Aztec Ocean Resort, and the main plunge will be along the the northern section of the beach from Sherman Avenue. The Polar Bear Plunge committee has been seen busily planning over the last few months. Last year, the event raised $750,000.

H.O.T. Team wins big!

November 18, 2007

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The cleverly-named Seaside Heights H.O.T. team of Hershey, Ottoson and Tompkins pose with Chief Tommy Boyd following their big win on Election Day.

The team of Ken Hershey for Mayor, Arline Ottoson for Council, and Rich Tompkins for Council, who used the clever acronym of the Seaside Heights H.O.T. team, were big winners on Election Day. The H.O.T. team was well-known for their door-to-door campaigning, and the 1,200 one-half pound Hershey bars that were the team’s calling card. Although there was no opposition, and was an “off” election year with no major contests in higher levels of government, the 2007 election saw brisk business at the polls in Seaside Heights, according to Isabella Deluca, longtime poll worker. Isabella credits the aggressive H.O.T. team campaign and the Hershey bars to the big turnout.

Greetings from Atlantic City Airport

November 18, 2007

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Mrs. Marion Mazzola of the Seaside Italian American Club is seen at the Atlantic City airport, taking the popular daily Spirit flight to Tampa.

Florida is on the mind of many this time of year. Once the cold weather sets-in, “snowbirds” head for the Sunshine State in droves. One part-time snowbird is Pete, who readers know travels south one weekend per month during the months of October-February for what he describes as “medicinal” purposes. Always flying from Atlantic City to Tampa via Spirit Airlines, Pete often sees people he knows from Seaside Heights at the airport also taking the popular route. Most recently, Pete has seen Mrs. Marion Mazzola, member of the Seaside Italian American Club. On different occasions, Pete has met-up with others as well. These include: Mrs. Joanne Loundy of Surf Liquors, Rick Barrett, known for the many years he once worked at the Bamboo Bar, and Barbara and Kristi Fagen, mother and sister of Kerry Findlow, second grade teacher at the Hugh J. Boyd Jr. Elementary School.