Waretown Santa & Grinch Visits Canceled Tonight Due to Weather

December 6, 2022

WARETOWN, NJ - Tuesday, December 6th the Annual Waretown Volunteer Fire Company & Ocean Township Police Department Santa & Grinch visits have been canceled and rescheduled due to the rainy weather.

NEW DATE: December 15th Section 2 - Barnegat Beach/Laurelwyck Brookville/Railroad Ave. & Route 9 North of Barnegat Beach

December 11th Greenbriar Oceanaire - ***Run to begin ...

Brunch with the Grinch, Saturday, December 10 at the Waretown Firehouse

WARETOWN - The Ocean Township Police Department is hosting "Brunch with the Grinch" this Saturday, December 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Waretown Firehouse. 

Stafford Township Accidents on Route 9 and Marybell Road

STAFFORD - On Wednesday, November 30 at 12:40 p.m. a motor vehicle crash occurred on Route 9 near Marybell Road.

The Stafford Police investigation revealed that a 2018 Chevy Equinox driven by Aaron Osborne, 41 of Barnegat, NJ was traveling north on Route 9 near Marybell Road. Osborne's car lost traction with the road resulting in his vehicle running off the road and crashing into ...

Upcoming Events


Sat, December 10
09:00 AM — 06:00 PM

Reynolds Garden Shop, Manahawkin

The Great Holiday Gift Basket Give-A-Way


Sat, December 10
09:00 AM — 06:00 PM

Reynolds Garden Shop, Manahawkin

Winter Menu Food Sampling


Mon, December 12
All day


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Southern Regional Football Players Receive First Team All Star Honors

December 7, 2022

STAFFORD - Congratulations have to go out to the following 2022 Southern Regional football players. 

These players were named to the Shore Conference "Colonial" Division All-Star Team for the 2022 season. 

Congratulations to the following players:

Andy Falletta 1st Team Defense Sr.
Max DiPietro 1st Team Offense Sr.
Armando Sanchez 1st Team ...

Southern Regional Football Player Dom Crisalli Nominated for National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award

MANAHAWKIN, NJ - Southern Regional Football player, Dom Crisalli has recently been named to the National Football Foundation-College Hall of Fame: South Jersey Chapter Scholar Athlete nominee for the 2022-2023 school year.

"Dom is a Multi-Sport Athlete at Southern participating on our Track and Field teams," Chuck Donohue Jr. said. "Dom has a GPA of 104.8 and ranks ...

Southern Regional High School Baseball Players Make College Commitments

STAFFORD - Southern Regional Athletic Director Chuck Donohue Jr. released a notice informing us that Southern Regional Baseball players Brady Lesiak and Dominic Miranda recently committed to continue their education and baseball careers.

Brady has committed to Binghamton University and Dominic has committed to Manhattan University. 




Community Medical Center Named to U.S. News & World Report 2022-2023 Best Hospitals for Maternity Care

December 7, 2022

Community Medical Center Named to U.S. News & World Report

2022-2023 Best Hospitals for Maternity Care

Community Medical Center earned U.S. News & World Report’s highest award for maternity care for uncomplicated pregnancies.

TOMS RIVER, NJ – December 6, 2022 − U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings and consumer advice, has ...

U.S. News & World Report Names Community Medical Center’s Transitional Care Unit Among Best in New Jersey


U.S. News & World Report Names Community Medical Center’s Transitional Care Unit Among Best in New Jersey


TOMS RIVER, NJ – November 28, 2022 – Community Medical Center’s Transitional Care Unit has been recognized as a Best Nursing Home for Short-Term Rehabilitation for 2022-2023 by U.S. News & World Report. This is the fourth consecutive ...

RWJBarnabas Health Facilities Nationally Recognized by Healthgrades for Quality Across Specialty Care Areas

West Orange, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health received 32 awards and recognitions from the Healthgrades 2023 Specialty Excellence Awards for superior clinical performance in numerous specialty care areas, including cardiac, critical care, and surgical care.


Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center was named one of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary ...

Boil Water Advisory in Effect in Areas of Barnegat Due to Water Main Break

December 3, 2022

BARNEGAT, NJ - The Barnegat Township Police Department announced a Boil Water Advisory in areas of Barnegat around noon on Saturday, December 3 due to a water main break.

Effective until further notice, the impacted areas consist of Pinewood Estates and Brighton at Barnegat. 

Instructions: Residents are instructed to bring tap water to a rolling boil for one minute and allow the tap ...

Annual Christmas Tree Sale to Benefit Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Begins Thursday, December 1

SHIP BOTTOM - Area residents are invited to support a great cause. You can purchase a fresh-cut Christmas tree from the Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Co. this Christmas season at the Country Corner Farmers Market in Ship Bottom.

The tree sale will begin Thursday, Dec. 1. Monday-Friday trees will be available to purchase from 5-7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday's 11 a.m. - ...

Santa and Grinch Visits with Waretown Fire & Ocean Township Police are Back Starting December 5

WARETOWN, NJ - The Annual Waretown Volunteer Fire Company and Ocean Township Police Department Santa & Grinch neighborhood appearances are back!

They will begin on Monday, December 5 and each run will start at approximately 6 p.m. and continue until the entire section of town is completed.

Full Schedule Below:

December 5th Section 1 - Sands Point/Holiday ...

Exclusive Sponsorship Opportunities with TAPinto Can Help Your Business

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Why do businesses sponsor sporting events, township recreation events, and other initiatives?  Of course, they sponsor to show their public support. But there’s much more to it.  

Importantly, business owners want to align their business’s brand with the reputation and credibility of the event or initiative they are sponsoring. They ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Participates in Downtown New Jersey Panel

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro recently took part in a panel discussion at Downtown New Jersey's annual conference, called "Destination Downtown." The panel focused on local news and public relations and how both impact local businesses.

Shapiro and other professionals discussed how to implement a public relations campaign to promote ...

How TAPinto’s Email Marketing Opportunities Can Help You Reach a Large Local Audience

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Email marketing is the tried-and-true strategy of sending emails to engage with your business’s prospects and customers.

It’s the most direct and effective way of connecting with your audience and converting them into customers.

According to Constant Contact, the average return on investment (ROI) on email marketing is $36 for every $1 spent.

In fact, ...

TAPinto Showcases Industry-Leading Support System for Owner/Publishers

WESTFIELD, NJ — Jackie Lieberman was one of TAPinto's first owner/publishers and in the 10 plus years since she first became part of the TAPinto family, local news and digital marketing have evolved considerably, but one crucial aspect has stayed the same: the industry-leading support provided by TAPinto to its owner/publishers.

TAPinto Westfield is part of a network of ...