Courageous Stafford Girl with Alopecia Shares her Story Through her Children's Book

January 31, 2023

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, NJ - You may remember reading about an 8-year-old girl raising awareness and money for a skin condition called Alopecia back in September 2022.

This young girl from Stafford is Willow Arthur, and she was diagnosed with Alopecia when she was 5 years old. Willow has now written a children's book with her mother, Summer Arthur, sharing her experiences since being ...

David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation Hosting Spring Fiesta at the Sea Shell Resort and Beach Club

BEACH HAVEN - SPRING FIESTA presented by D. Finelli Construction will take place at the Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club on Saturday,  April 22 from 7 to 11 p.m. to benefit David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation! 

The 2023 Beacon of Hope Award Recipients are Dave and Laurie Finelli, owners of D. Finelli Construction.

Tickets and Sponsorships are ...

Harvey Cedars Bible Conference Mourns the Loss of Reverend Al Oldham

January 23, 2023

HARVEY CEDARS - Rev. Al Oldham, longtime director of the conference, passed away early Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at age 95.

The former longtime director of the Harvey Cedars Bible Conference, the Rev. Al Oldham, passed away in the early morning hours of Jan. 17 at the age of 95. At the time of his death, he was a resident of The Pines at Whiting in Manchester Township.

Al began ...

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Ocean County Completes Rehabilitation at Ocean County Airport

January 25, 2023

TOMS RIVER – Ocean County has completed an apron rehabilitation project at the Ocean County Airport, Berkeley Township, providing for a smoother and safer area for airplanes to prepare for take-off and to store after landing.

"The last apron repair was done more than 15 years ago and over time we began to see significant surface cracking," said Director of the Ocean County ...

Stafford Township Receives $4,998,109 Grant from NJ DEP to Enhance Stafford's Shoreline

TRENTON - Stafford Mayor Greg Myhre reported that Stafford Township was fortunate to receive a $4,998,109 grant award from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) through their Natural Climate Solutions (NCS) grant program. 

Myhre was in Trenton this week to receive the grant.  

Specifically the DEP website stated that the Stafford Township ...

With Legal Cannabis, Teen Driving Lessons Must Shift Gears in New Jersey

February 2, 2023

As of January 1, Massachusetts became the first state with legal recreational cannabis to update its lessons about impaired driving for teens.

This new curriculum, courtesy of the American Automobile Association (AAA), will likely include about 50,000 young drivers each year, enrolled in an estimated 700 driving schools across the state, focusing on the dangers of driving ...

TAPinto Named a 2023 Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto was recently named a Top Franchise for 2023 by Franchise Business Review. This is the 18th annual ranking of the 200 best franchise opportunities as rated by franchisees.

"TAPinto is honored to be recognized as one of the top 200 franchises in the United States," TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro said. "The fact that this ...

The Evermore Manor, A New Wedding Venue Coming To West Creek

January 19, 2023

WEST CREEK, NJ - A new wedding venue, The Evermore Manor, is coming to West Creek.

Located at 701 South Main Street, this Bed and Breakfast boasts 5-bedrooms and will feature a banquet space for weddings, rehearsal dinners, showers and more.

The owner, Michelle Santanello of MDS Floral Designs, has upheld an amazing reputation as the top recommended florist at the ...

Bill That Would Force Telemarketers to Explain Why They're Calling in 30 Seconds Advances in Trenton

January 27, 2023

TRENTON, NJ — A bill that would require telemarketers to identify themselves and what they're trying to sell in the first 30 seconds of the call has advanced in Trenton.

“New Jerseyans should know who they’re talking to on the phone and what’s being sold to them by telemarketers,” Sen. Jon Bramnick (R - District 21), one of the primary sponsors of the ...

Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs in New Jersey Receive $10 Million Federal Grant

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Programs (NJHVIPs) received a big boost on Friday, in the form of $10 million in federal American Rescue Plan funds.

The programs launched three years ago using federal money with the mission of ending cycles of violence across the state by helping victims and their families.

“These innovative violence ...

Gov. Phil Murphy Delivers 2023 State of the State, Says New Jersey is Moving in the Right Direction

TRENTON, NJ — During Tuesday's State of the State Address at the Assembly Chambers in Trenton, Gov. Phil Murphy said he's confident with the direction in which the state is going.

"We are stronger and we are fairer," Murphy said. "We are moving confidently in the right direction — forward."

Republicans aren't so sure.

"Despite the ...