Larry Benjamin

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Introduction Larry Benjamin, an editorial writer and letters editor for the Asbury Park Press since 1997, has been with the newspaper for 28 years. He started as a county section copy editor and has since served as suburban editor, assistant managing editor/metro and staff development editor. He grew up in Perth Amboy and graduated from Rutgers University, where he wrote for the Daily Targum, the campus newspaper. He still contributes as the alumni magazine correspondent of his graduating class. He was widowed and remarried, and has four adult sons and a grandson in his blended family. His interests include baseball, politics, baseball, travel, baseball, musical theater and, yes, baseball.