Serving Up Generosity, Goodwill and Grace at the Jersey Shore

Americans nationwide are feeling the pinch of inflation, but perhaps nowhere more than in our country’s underserved communities.

One such community is Asbury Park, New Jersey, located within FirstEnergy’s Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) service territory, where more than 22 percent of the population lives below the poverty line. In February 2022, the New Jersey ...

JCP&L Welcomes New Line and Substation Employees from Power Systems Institute Training Programs

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) utilities, have hired 20 graduates of Power Systems Institute (PSI), award-winning, two-year educational program that helps prepare the next generation of line and substation workers for FirstEnergy's 10 electric utility companies.

The new employees include 10 lineworkers and 10 substation electricians who are ...


August 3, 2022


Mayor Michael Sachs and the Hazlet Township Committee are remembering the contributions of former Hazlet Mayor, Kevin Lavan. He died over the weekend after a long illness. 

Lavan, a Democrat, served as Hazlet Township's Deputy Mayor in 2007-2008 and Mayor in 2009. He has stayed active in Hazlet's Democratic Party ever since, and was a Primary candidate for the ...

Donald Raymond Walz Passed Peacefully at Home on Friday.

On Friday July 29th, 2022, The Walz Family lost their hero.

It is with extreme sadness that we announce the passing of beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Donald Raymond Walz of Manchester NJ (formerly Middletown, NJ). After a lengthy battle with health issues, Don passed peacefully at home, with his wife and children by his side. 

Born in Brooklyn, New York on ...

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Wed, August 17, 12:00 AM

Bankier Library Front Lawn, Lincroft

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Lake Julianna , Millstone

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Minuteman Press Wall Township Wins Top Overall Performance Award at World Expo 2022

August 6, 2022

Wall Township, NJ – Minuteman Press Wall Township, which is owned and operated by Tom Conner, won the Top Overall Performance Award at Minuteman Press International World Expo 2022. Bringing together Minuteman Press franchise owners with vendors, special guest speakers, and staff, the Minuteman Press World Expo was held at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas, Texas, from July 27 – July 30, ...

Time To Stop Being Hyphenated Americans

July 28, 2022

Time To Stop Being Hyphenated Americans

My good friend Darius Mayfield, Congressional candidate for CD-12, has a saying for his campaign; “Not Black, Not White – American.”  The brilliance of that simple credo holds the answer to the perennial question as to how a deeply divided nation can become united once and for all.

Anyone who serves in elected office is quickly ...


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