Articles by Steve Lubetkin



Manufacturing Day Conference Draws 1,000 to Freehold

Watch SBN video and listen to audio interviews from the first Manufacturing Day conference in three years, as more than 1,000 people journeyed to Freehold Oct. 6 for a day of panels on critical issues in manufacturing.


Eatontown, NJ, Lions Club Begins Sixth Year of Vision Screening for Elementary Students in Eatontown and Ocean Township

Listen to an audio interview with The Eatontown Lions Club eye squad leader Carl Lillvik. The club will begin its sixth year of free vision screening on September 14, 2023, partnering with the Eatontown and Ocean Township School Districts.



AI-Generated School Board News Story Gets a Scoop But Raises Questions

It was an artificial intelligence engine that first made the connection between Remarks about racism by Pascack Valley High School valedictorian Kareena Shah and a discussion at the Pascack Valley Regional School District board of education meeting where the conversation was about regulating student speech content, not about addressing the allegations of racism she made.


ECommerce Alcohol Sales Set to Surge: SBN Interview with Chris Vaughn, CEO of Saucey.com

With the shift towards online shopping post-pandemic, there has been a massive surge in consumers making alcohol purchases through ecommerce channels. U.S. alcohol off-premises retail ecommerce sales are expected to reach $6.85 billion this year. SBN News Director Steve Lubetkin speaks with Chris Vaughn, CEO and founder of Saucey.com, an online portal for liquor sales.