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AHH 24-Hr. News

IMAGE Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Louise Glück at Monmouth U April 24
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ  – The 2013-2014 Visiting Writers Series closes with a very special reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Louise Glück... Read More...
Freeholders Proclaim 2014 ‘Library Week’ in Monmouth County
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
FREEHOLD, NJ – The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders recognizes the importance of the library system and has declared the week of April... Read More...
IMAGE Union Beach Church Recipient of Make a Difference Day Award
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Elijah Rodriguez (second from left) at Make a Difference Day National Award Ceremony  UNION BEACH, NJ - Gateway Church of Christ is the... Read More...
How Most of America’s Food is Controlled by a Few Corporations
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
LINCROFT, NJ – How 80 per cent of America’s food production has become dominated by a few corporate food processors will be explored by Patty... Read More...
Local Students Win Awards at Heritage National Music Festival
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
TINTON FALLS, N.J. –  The Upper School Chorus, Show Choir and Orchestra at Ranney School,  under the direction of instructors Tess... Read More...

Columns

IMAGE COMMON CORE Can Deliver Rigor to US Schools If It's not an Iron-Clad Mandate
by wjoreilly
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
  Make way for the Common Core, coming soon to a public school near you. Some are thrilled, others bored, and still others terrified of the... Read More...
IMAGE April Love – and April Fool
by Woody Zimmerman
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
(Edited from an article of April 2004) At our house April 1st is a favorite date for more than the usual silly reasons of practical jokes and... Read More...
IMAGE Ospreys Return this Spring To Raise A Family
by Joe Reynolds
Monday, 14 April 2014
For the past dozen years or more, during the first full week of April, I have celebrated the return of spring to Sandy Hook Bay and Raritan Bay with... Read More...
IMAGE Getting Into That "Highly Selective American College": Get Involved in Your World...NOW!
by wjoreilly
Monday, 14 April 2014
These are the schools your parents want you to get into, your friends want to get into--you may even want to get into one of them yourself. They run... Read More...
IMAGE Mayoral Candidate Avery Grant’s Pioneering Vision for Long Branch: “A Community.”
by Dennis
Sunday, 13 April 2014
When retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Avery Grant, a veteran of the Vietnam War, first moved to Long Branch, he was taken not only by its natural... Read More...

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PHOTO: Asbury Park Polar Bear Races, Bob Both, JSRC.

ASBURY PARK, NJ - It was the 49th annual Asbury Park Polar Bear Races presented on Sunday, December 30th, that was the final event of 2012 for the running/racewalking community and included a 10-mile racewalk and five-mile healthwalk that began at 10 a.m. and finalized by a five-kilometer run at 1 p.m. This popular event was staged by the Shore Athletic Club in cooperation with the city of Asbury Park and McLoone's Restaurants.    

Below is a list of names from the 5K Run: (a 4-loop course to make up the 3.1 miles on the non-severely-damaged, from the Sandy Hurricane part of the boardwalk, north of Convention Hall). Andrew Brodeur, 22, of Brick at 16:47 (16 minutes and 47 seconds) and Nicole Corre, 31, of Red Bank at 22:13 (21st place overall) were the male/female champions of the 205 competitors. Elite Racing Systems did the computer results. 

Atlantic Highlands Herald area finishers:  Tommy McLoughlin 21:47, Nicole Corre 22:13 and Caitlin Dorgan 22:26, Red Bank;  John Kutner 22:34, Middletown;  Dana Jacoby 24:19, Monmouth Beach;  Robert Hahn 24:28, Red Bank;  Curt Foxworth 24:39, Middletown;  Michael Britten 24:41, Keansburg;  Erin Blum 25:10, Middletown;  Mike McFonnell 26:09, Red Bank;  Kevin Hill 26:24, Rumson;  Paul Deykerhoff 26:35 Little Silver;  Leslie McKernan 27:24, Atl. Highlands;  Marybeth McDonnell 27:32, Red Bank;  Jennifer Kamnitsis 28:20, Leonardo;  John Russoviello 30:58, Middletown;  Eileen Puca 32:43, Leonardo;  Robert VanClef 34:10, Middletown.

Other Monmouth County leading finishers:  Jeff Propert 18:49, Wall;  Pat Dallesandro 18:54, Asbury Park;  Andrew Dombrowiecki 19:02, Ocean;  John Quinn 19:53, Tinton Falls;  Rich Kenah 21:26, Wall;  Matt Nunnally 22:09, Avon;  Connor Dorohy 22:25, Oakhurst;  Steve Prefontaint 23:02, Bradley Beach;  Cristina Monaco 23:44, Tinton Falls;  John Connelly 23:45, Oakhurst;  Will Spector 24:03, Manalapan;  Robert Galizo 24:05, Belmar;  Jaclyn Dagnall 24:16, Long Branch;  Michael Dombrowiecki 24:24, Ocean;  Patrick McIntyre 24:33, Bradley Beach;  Liz Spector 24:50, Manalapan;  Mike Washakowski 25:06 and Jack Quinn 25:09, Ocean;  Alan Menaged 25:16, Long Branch;  M.J. Dorony 25:33, Oakhurst;  Robert Lee 26:31, Holmdel;  Jack Bleach 26:32, Belmar;  Jeff Ragle 26:37, Ocean;  Kyle Dorony 26:54, Oakhurst;  Pete Stajh 27:05, Belmar;  John McPartland 27:13, Manasquan;  Peter Lawlor 27:14, Oakhurst;  Allie Montefinese 27:48, Eatontown;  Kelly Mooney 27:50, Michael Daly 27:51 and Nicole Handa 28:00, Tinton Falls;  Dave Pettit 28:11, Manasquan.  

A schedule of road-racing events coming up can be found on the websites of the Jersey Shore Running Club (www.jsrc.org) and the Freehold area Running Club (www.farcnj.com)