Casino Night Event Aids Big Brothers Big Sisters

EATONTOWN — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth & Middlesex Counties (BBBSMMC) held its third annual casino night at Asbury Park Convention Hall on Friday, June 24. As over 400 guests walked through the doors of Convention Hall, they were overwhelmed by the dramatic transformation of this legendary venue into a true casino.

Jefferson Versus Hamilton: The Continuing Contest

This Fourth of July marks 235 years since the Declaration of Independence was published. In this immortal document, the Spirit of ’76 was given its fullest, most eloquent expression. The Declaration is a timeless document, espousing eternal principles that, while forever historically identified with America, are universal in their application.

“Ordinary” Americans Can Be Heroes Too

This July Fourth, as we celebrate the heroes who fought for America’s freedom, it is empowering to realize that each of us can be a hero. Just as our forebears stood up to colonial rule, we can take a stand when we hear of anyone—humans or animals—being mistreated.