ChowderFest Announces Music & Beer Line Up for October 1

August 8, 2022

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - Get ready for an outstanding day by the bay as the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce presents a free festival highlighted by top bands and great options of food and drink. On tap this year will be Michelob Ultra,  Jetty Session, Spaten Oktoberfestbier, Blue Point Toasted Lager and Landshark. Wines and Seltzers will also be sold featuring Babe ...

Sunday, August 7 Stafford and LBI Area Music Lineup:

LONG BEACH ISLAND - It's Sunday, August 7 in the LBI region. TAPInto presents to you the area music lineup. This is presented to our readers' thanks to one of our advertisers, The Tide Table Group.

Below is the list of entertainment available in LBI and Stafford for all to enjoy:


Bird and Betty's, Beach Haven: Teen Night 

Black Whale, Beach Haven:  ...

Saturday, August 6 Stafford and LBI Area Music Lineup:

LONG BEACH ISLAND - It's Saturday, August 6 in the LBI region. TAPInto presents to you the area music lineup. This is presented to our readers' thanks to one of our advertisers, The Tide Table Group.

Below is the list of entertainment available in LBI and Stafford for all to enjoy:


Bird and Betty's, Beach Haven: 3 A.M. Tokyo10:30 p.m. 

Black Whale, Beach ...

State Urges Residents and Businesses to Conserve Water as New Jersey Enters Drought Watch

August 10, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — Due to ongoing hot and dry conditions, New Jersey is under a drought watch as of Tuesday. The state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is asking residents and businesses to conserve water.

New Jersey has a three-stage drought advisory system. A drought watch is the first step. DEP says it's to encourage voluntary conservation measures, and, if ...

Bayside Chapel Hosting Big Band Cruise-in

August 1, 2022

BARNEGAT - Bayside Chapel will host a Bayside Big Band Cruise-In on Saturday, October 1, 2022, from 2 to 5 p.m. featuring classic cars, trucks, and motorcycles.  There will also be music for listening and dancing by The Brass Tacks Big Band Orchestra at 3:00 pm.

In the event of inclement weather, music by The Brass Tacks Big Band 17-piece Orchestra WILL take place in the auditorium ...

Upcoming Events


Sun, August 14, 7:00 PM

Brant Beach

Movie Monday on a Sunday

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Mon, August 15, 12:00 AM

Barnegat Light Bay Breeze Pavillion, Barnegat Light

The Barnegat Light Summer Concert Series kicks ...

Thomas Bresnahan Sworn In as New Stafford Township Council Member

August 5, 2022

STAFFORD, NJ — A new council member was sworn in to the Stafford Township Council on Aug. 1.

The council unanimously approved Thomas Bresnahan's appointment to the council in a special meeting.

Bresnahan was appointed to fill a vacancy after Dr. Anthony Guariglia resigned last month.

Bresnahan, a resident of Stafford since 2015, also serves on the Zoning Board.

"I'm ...

New Jersey Extends Outdoor Dining Options Until November 2024

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law Wednesday that extends outdoor dining in New Jersey until November 2024.

"There are restaurants and bars and growing numbers of breweries that are still relying on the outdoor dining spaces they were allowed to create to get themselves back financially to where they were pre-pandemic," Murphy said. "We want to see ...

TAPinto South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen Named Grand Marshal of Labor Day Parade

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — When Darlene Tedesco-Cullen received a call from South Plainfield Councilwoman Christine Faustini to talk about the borough's annual Labor Day parade, Tedesco-Cullen thought she knew what it was about.

"Usually I help judge the floats, so I figured she was going to ask me if I was going to be around Labor Day to judge again," Tedesco-Cullen, the ...


August 9, 2022

WALL, NJ – New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) announced it has teamed with Google and Energy Federation Inc. (EFI) for a third year in a row to provide the Google Nest Thermostat at no cost* to NJNG’s over half a million residential customers, helping households save energy and money.

As New Jersey residents are impacted by increasing energy costs, this offer reinforces NJNG’s ...

Local Crafters and Creators Day at Reynolds on Saturday

STAFFORD - Reynolds Garden Shop is hosting its First Annual Local Crafters & Creators Day! Join us in celebrating some amazing local crafters and creators that will be at Reynolds showcasing their handicrafts.

You’ll find locally crafted jewelry, clothing, pottery, and more. We’ll have many giveaways, sales, and promotions during the event so be sure to stop by! Come and listen ...

Summer Real Estate Update with Marion Romano

SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ - More than halfway through 2022 and I hope everyone has been enjoying their Summer!

Here is a Real Estate update as we start to feel a slight shift in the Stafford waterfront market. Homes are sitting on the active market a little longer than they were in the first half of the year, however, values continue to remain historically high!

Please give me a call ...

Sen. Joseph Lagana Discusses School Safety Legislation, Says Students Must Be Protected

August 10, 2022

PARAMUS, NJ — Sen. Joseph Lagana has three main inspirations for wanting to keep New Jersey's children safe at school.

"I try to use my real-life experience and apply it to my job as a legislator," Lagana (D - District 38) told TAPinto. "And part of (that) is being a father and having three kids."

When he takes his daughters — who are headed into ...

New Jersey's Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs Receive $10 Million in Funding

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's hospital-based violence intervention programs (HVIPs) are getting a big financial boost.

Gov. Phil Murphy and Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin announced Monday the programs, which help and support victims of violence, will receive $10 million in federal American Recovery Plan (ARP) funds.

“The Paterson Healing Collective is pleased to ...

State Parole Board Chairman Talks About New Grant to Help Offenders with Substance Use Disorder

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's State Parole Board is teaming up with Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care to help offenders struggling with substance use disorder, both before and after their release.

"We're confident that this is something that could be life-changing to a lot of people," State Parole Board Chairman Samuel J. Plumeri, Jr. told TAPinto.