Emergency nationwide blood shortage – donors desperately needed

Continued strong patient needs for blood have depleted Vitalant’s supply by nearly 50% since the start of summer, creating an emergency shortage across the country.

As the Labor Day holiday weekend approaches, when fewer donors are typically available, all eligible donors are urged to schedule an appointment now for the coming days and weeks.

LBI's Beach Polo Classic is Back October 1

September 22, 2022

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ - Last year's inaugural Beach Polo Classic was a hit -- literally.

Come join Long Beach Township and Tinicum Park Polo Club on October 1, 2022, for their 2nd Annual Beach Polo event on 68th Street Oceanside in LBT.

You’ll get to watch an exciting polo match with galloping horses and talented players on our beautiful LBI beach. 

Tickets are ...

LBI's Chowderfest Partners with PBS Culinary Shows

LBI REGION, NJ - Television cooking shows are a staple in millions of homes each week. This year, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, funded in part by a grant from Dept. of State, NJ Division of Travel & Tourism has partnered with NJ Public Broadcasting Station, the statewide PBS Affiliate to promote the LBI Chowder Trail and Fest.

The sponsored spots are ...

Stafford Township's Annual Halloween Parade & Costume Contest on October 8

MANAHAWKIN, NJ - Calling all ghost and goblins, the Stafford Township Annual Halloween Parade and Costume contest is back again this year.

For the parade, line up begins at the Stafford Avenue firehouse at 11:30 a.m. at on Saturday, October 8. Names/age/grade must be visible on costumes to participate in the contest. 

The parade will proceed down Stafford Avenue into the ...

Upcoming Events


Sat, September 24, 12:00 PM

Stafford Fire House, Manahawkin

Stafford Township Fire Company is Celebrating 100 ...


Tue, September 27, 1:00 PM

Brant Beach

Flu Shot Clinic

Cranford Joins Other Municipalities in COAH Lawsuit Against the Governor

September 15, 2022

CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford has joined 12 other municipalities in a lawsuit against New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy for a failure to appoint members to the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH).

This latest move brings the suit to New Jersey's Appellate Court and aims to "compel the Governor to reconstitute New Jersey’s Council on Affordable Housing," the Township of ...

Tips for Small Businesses to Get Media Exposure

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Small business owners have faced unprecedented challenges during the last two years. Many have had to rethink their whole business model altogether. Communicating with customers and clients is more important now than it’s ever been.

The pandemic has changed the way we conduct our daily lives. Protecting public health meant changing how many businesses ...

Benefits of Owning a TAPinto Local News & Digital Marketing Platform

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto owner/publishers own their own business while building equity. They make money, while making their own schedules and achieving work/life balance.

“It’s on my terms, it’s on my timetable,” Bobbie Peer, owner/publisher of TAPinto Berkeley Heights, TAPinto Basking Ridge, TAPinto New Providence, TAPinto ...

TAPinto Owners and Publishers Featured in 'Two Minutes with TAPinto'

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — You can learn more about TAPinto owners and publishers in their own words, in "Two Minutes with TAPinto."

September featured Jackie Lieberman, owner/publisher of TAPinto Westfield.

August featured Bruno Tedeschi, co-owner/publisher of TAPinto Newark and TAPinto Camden.

Both tell their TAPinto story and unique background in two minutes.

In all, ...

Tour One of Beach Haven West's Lowest Priced Brand New Waterfront Construction

September 17, 2022

STAFFORD - Seasons are changing, and the market is shifting. With the low inventory in the Manahawkin Waterfront and only 8 being new construction, this incredible waterfront home crafted by a very reputable local builder is one of the few lowest-priced homes on the waterfront market. Almost complete yet still time to pick your paint colors, no upgrade has been surpassed in this ...

Stafford Town Wide Yard Sale This Saturday and Sunday, September 10 and 11

STAFFORD - It is the time!  The annual Stafford Town Wide Yard Sale is this Saturday and Sunday all over the Township.  The sale will take place rain or shine from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Click below for a list of homes in each section of the township listed below:

Ocean Acres to Warren Grove 
Waterfront Areas BHW Colony Lakes Village Harbor
Mayetta ...

Register for September Workshops at Reynolds

BARNEGAT - Reynolds Garden Shop, Floral Center and Garden Center is offering two special workshops. One is held today, September 6.  Reynolds is located on East Bay Avenue in Manahawkin. 

Craft Class with Bette     Tuesday, September 6, 6 pm

Capture your summer memories by creating a driftwood and shell wind chime. Bette Pernal from “Easel on Down” will ...

Help from New Jersey Headed to Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Fiona

September 22, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey is sending aid to Puerto Rico to help those impacted by Hurricane Fiona, which made landfall on Sunday, September 18. The storm brought more than 20 inches of rain and heavy wind, causing major infrastructure damage and power outages to the island.

"Our hearts and prayers are with the people of Puerto Rico during this devastating time," Gov. Phil ...

Chipotle to Pay New Jersey $7.75 Million to Settle Child Labor Law Violations

TRENTON, NJ — Chipotle Mexican Grill will pay the State of New Jersey a record $7.75 million to settle child labor law violations.

A 2020 New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) audit identified more than 30,000 violations that impacted minors at Chipotle locations in New Jersey. Those violations included Chipotle not abiding by limits on the number of hours ...

John Donnadio Advocates for County Government as Executive Director of the New Jersey Association of Counties

TRENTON, NJ — Sometimes, John Donnadio finds himself in 21 places at once.

As executive director of the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC), he’s an advocate for county government in Trenton and works with legislators and the governor’s office. At the local level, the NJAC is a nonpartisan and bipartisan resource for leaders and administrators in all 21 counties in New ...