Alan Dinkfelt's Blog Posts

Alan Dinkfelt's Blog Posts

NCAA Mens Basketball Final Four Is Set
Once again, March Madness will spill over into April Apprehension as the Final Four teams prepare to play for the championship. The semifinals are to be played on April 5th with ...

Long Beach Island What Can You Buy For Under 500000
At the writing of this post, there are 17 properties listed under $500,000.00 from Brant Beach to Holgate. These are either single family or there is one duplex. I did not includ...

It Takes A Big Man To Admit He Is Wrong
Well, in a previous posting, I predicted that Seattle and Denver would win their division championships and that Denver would go on to win the Superbowl. Unless you are a bear h...

NFL Championship Games Set
Well it’s now down to 4 teams in the NFL. The New England Patriots travel to Denver to play the Broncos in the early game on Jan. 19th. While the San Francisco 49er’s head...

LBI Post Sandy Boom Bust Or Break Even
It’s been 14 months since Super Storm Sandy hit the east coast. I thought, as we get ready to ring in 2014, a look at some statistics might be in order. How is the real estate ...

Thanksgiving A Time To
It’s been a year since I wrote about my thoughts on Thanksgiving. At that time, there were piles of trash along the roadways post Super Storm Sandy. I was concerned that we had...

October Means Major League Baseball How About Those Pirates
Can you remember what you were doing back in 1992? If you’re anything like me, you have trouble with last week. What’s so special about 1992 you may be asking? Well let me te...

Stafford Townships Martin Truex Jr Bumped From NASCAR Cup Chase
The powers that be at the head of NASCAR penalized Michael Waltrip Racing and the teams of Clint Boyer and Martin Truex, Jr as a result of actions manipulating the race’s outco...

Will New Jersey Be Hit By Another Hurricane Sandy
The easy and short answer is, No. But as Marisa Tomei said in “My Cousin Vinny”, “It’s a trick question”.  There are actually two aspects to the question. The firs...

JCC Of LBI Bazaar Aug 14th
If you missed the opportunity in July, here’s another chance. The Jewish Community Center of LBI (JCCof LBI) will hold their second bazaar of this summer. The date is August 14...

LBI JCC Bazaars Are Back
The Jewish Community Center of LBI (JCCof LBI) will hold their annual summer bazaars on July 10th and August 14th. Rain or shine, the time is from 8AM until 3PM. They look to bu...

The Stanley Cup 2013 Chicago Vs Boston
Well, after two short conference championship series, the Blackhawks will face the Bruins for the coveted Stanley Cup. The western champs, Chicago, defeated last years’ winners...

Five Things The Bible Does Not Say
I’m sure you have heard most, if not all of these statements. I’m sure some of you will not believe me when I say what I’m about to say because they are so commonly held as...

NCAA Mens and Womens Final Fours
Now that spring is in the air, we’ve moved the clocks ahead and Major League Baseball is underway, we can’t forget the last week of March Madness (or as I made up last ...

March Madness is ready to roll
Or should I say bounce. It’s that time of year again, time for the NCAA basketball tournament. There are both men’s and women’s competitions but the men’s u...

LBI Wawas to re-open on March 7th
Good news for coffee drinkers and all those who like the convenience of Wawa stores. I was told today that both stores on Long BeachIslandwill have a re-opening on March 7th. The S...

The Teams Are Set For Superbowl XLVII
Now that the conference championships are history, we can look forward to the Superbowl. Scheduled for February 3rd and to start around6:30, it will be a battle between the NFC San...

Twas a Week Before Christmas…
And all through the land, people are looking for a gift that’s just grand. What do we buy? What should we get? The crowds are crazy, I’m having a fit. Many of the gifts...

Thanksgiving not Store Going
Let me start by saying that as Larry Kudlow would say, “I believe in Free Market Capitalism”. My concern is that we have allowed ourselves to get caught up in a way tha...

Are you a Political Pawn
The definition for pawn in this question is: A person or an entity used to further the purposes of another.   Now that we’ve gotten through the conventions, we have 60 d...

Summer Olympics 2012 Hooray or HoHum
We are now about a week and a half into the summer games and I’m wondering how many hours you have logged watching so far. There have already been some nice stories and some ...

How Bazaar is this
Answer:  100+ vendors expected. The Jewish Community Center of LBI (JCCof LBI) will hold their annual summer bazaars on July 11th and August 8th. The time is from 8AM until 3P...

Summer is off to a Hot Start
Summer officially arrived on Wednesday June 20th and there was a heat wave. I’m not talking about the Miami Heat who won the NBA championship (for those who don’t follo...

Coming to LBI for Memorial Day Weekend
There are a couple of things that you should be aware of if you are planning a trip toLong BeachIslandthis weekend. As most of you know the winter brings blinking lights and higher...

Pre Season Beach Badges Time is Ticking
Even though time is flying by and summer will soon be here, it’s not too late to get your pre-season Beach Badges for Beach Haven and Long BeachTownship. Here is the 2012 inf...

March Madness Final Fours
As I begin, I must say that I do not follow college basketball during the regular season. I do however enjoy the tournaments. While there are Cinderella’s from time to time, ...

Local NJ Radio Station Expands Coverage
WYRS Broadcasting of Manahawkin which currently airs over WYRS 90.7 FM in Manahawkin and translator W273AO 102.5 FM in Whiting has added WLNJ 91.7 FM Lakehurst. The station will si...

First Official Shabbat Service for JCC of LBI
The first official Shabbat service will take place on Friday Night.  NOTE DATE CHANGE: FEBRUARY 17, 2012 at 7:00 PM in the new synagogue with the procession of Torahs from the...

Beach Badges A Great Christmas Gift
Are you or someone you know planning on spending some time in Long Beach Township on LBI this summer? Were you aware that you can purchase beach badges at preseason prices? This ye...

Something FISHY in Southern Ocean County
If you are looking for something to do here are the details of the current ongoing Chamber Tournament and the upcoming Stafford PBA Tournament: 57th Annual Long Beach Island Surf C...

Halloween Safety its not a scary thing
As Halloween approachs it seems like a good time to revisit some common sense ideas for Halloween Safety. Flame Resistant Costumes: When purchasing a costume, masks, beards, and wi...

October on LBI Come Join The Fun
The month starts of big with ChowderFest weekend. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Saturday Oct. 1st features the Merchant Mart from 10:00AM - 4:00PM. Admission is FREE and it...

The Best Kept Secret About LBI
The other day heading into work I passed the new electronic billboard in Manahawkin and saw an ad from the Chamber of Commerce saying, “LBI-It’s Better In September”. That go...

Bazaar and Craft Show in Beach Haven
The Jewish Community Center of Long Beach Island (JCC of LBI) is holding their annual Bazaar & Craft show this coming Wednesday July 13th from 8AM to 3PM. With construction of thei...

BADGES we dont need no Beach Badges
That may be a true statement if you are planning on coming to Long Beach Island this summer. This contains information for Beach Haven and Long Beach Township. BEACH HAVEN 12 & u...

Will Graham coming to the Jersey Shore
Will Graham of the BGEA is coming to Ocean Grove, NJ May 20-22. Will is the son of Franklin Graham and grandson of Billy Graham. The event has something for everyone regardless of ...


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