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Ocean Township to Host Halloween Home Decorating Contest

October 14, 2018

WARETOWN - The Township of Ocean is hosting a Halloween House Decorating Contest.  To enter residents must email a photo of a house you wish to nominate including the address and contact phone number by 4p.m., October 22nd to   recreation@twpoceannj.gov or clerk@twpoceannj.gov

Judging will take place on October 23, 2018.

Winners will be ...

17th Annual Garden State Film Festival Now Accepting Submissions

ASBURY PARK, NJ — The 17th Annual Garden State Film Festival, New Jersey's premier independent film festival®, is now accepting submissions for 2019, including entry into its film, screenplay, movie music, and Rising Star Award competitions.

"The wonderful thing about the Garden State Film Festival is that we're back in Asbury Park," says David W. Schoner Jr., GSFF ...

The Jukebox Legends Performing at the Manahawkin Elks on October 27

MANAHAWKIN - The Jukebox Legends, New Jersey's top 50's, 60's and 70's band is coming to the Manahawkin Elks on October 27.

Come out and reminisce to the sounds of those great years in music.

 

 

 

 

 

The show begins at 7 p.m., the doors open at 6 p.m. 

Tickets are $15.00 per person.  All proceeds will go ...

Business For Breakfast Power Hour to launch on October 25 with Southern Ocean Chamber and Ocean SCORE

October 16, 2018

STAFFORD- Trying something new to reach the early hour business people, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Ocean County SCORE to present a series of drop in breakfast networking and tips at the Mainland Manahawkin

 -- Early risers welcome to a special series that features open call for breakfast and networking. Leading up to the Southern Ocean Chamber's ...

October Opportunities with the Southern Ocean Chamber

SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ -  October brings opportunities with the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce. 

Check out their newsletter ...

Business For Breakfast Power Hour to launch on October 25 with Southern Ocean Chamber and Ocean SCORE

STAFFORD - Trying something new to reach the early hour business people, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Ocean County SCORE to present a series of drop in breakfast networking and tips at the Mainland Manahawkin.

Early risers welcome to a special series that features open call for breakfast and networking. Leading up to the Southern Ocean Chamber's 105th ...

Barnegat's Logan Germano Honored as NJSIAA Student Ambassador

October 15, 2018

BARNEGAT - Logan Germano was honored recently by the NJSIAA, which is the State of New Jersey's governing council on athetics. Logan is a three-sport athlete at Barnegat High School.

He competes in cross country in the fall, is on the swim team in the winter and outdoor track during the spring. 

Germano was recently recognized by being chosen to serve as a Student ...

24th Annual Pinelands Jamboree this Saturday October 13 at Wells Mills Park

WARETOWN - The 24th Annual Pinelands Jamboree will take place this Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m at Wells Mills County Park in Waretown.  There is no cost for this day of fun. 

The program features an all day, live stage concert of country, bluegrass and traditional music presented by the musicians from Albert Music Hall, Waretown, NJ.

It is a day ...

"Country Fair Ramboree" Hosted by Southern Regional High School Classes of 2020 and 2021 on October 20

STAFFORD – Southern Regional is hosting a great event at the high school’s football stadium, a fall carnival on Oct. 20 to benefit the classes of 2020 and 2021.

The event, called a “Country Fair Ramboree” will take place from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on October 20. 

The Ramboree will include all the way from Nashville, tennessee ~ the Band Steele. All are invited ...

The Jukebox Legends Performing at the Manahawkin Elks on October 27

October 9, 2018

MANAHAWKIN - The Jukebox Legends, New Jersey's top 50's, 60's and 70's band is coming to the Manahawkin Elks on October 27.

Come out and reminisce to the sounds of those great years in music.

 

 

 

 

 

The show begins at 7 p.m., the doors open at 6 p.m. 

Tickets are $15.00 per person.  All proceeds will go ...

Ocean Township Recreation Offering Trip to Philadelphia Museum of the American Revolution

WARETOWN - The Ocean Township Recreation Department in Waretown is sponsoring a trip to the Philadelphia Museum of the American Revolution on January 25, 2019.

The bus will depart at 8:45 a.m. from the Township of Ocean Community Center, 239 11th Street in Waretown.

The day will begin with a short introduction film, Revolution.  The group will head to the ...

24th Annual Pinelands Jamboree this Saturday October 13 at Wells Mills Park

WARETOWN - The 24th Annual Pinelands Jamboree will take place this Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m at Wells Mills County Park in Waretown.  There is no cost for this day of fun. 

The program features an all day, live stage concert of country, bluegrass and traditional music presented by the musicians from Albert Music Hall, Waretown, NJ.

It is a day ...

Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

October 13, 2018

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years after he was fatally shot in West Orange.

Firefighters and other volunteers from across the ...

"Country Fair Ramboree" Hosted by Southern Regional High School Classes of 2020 and 2021 on October 20

STAFFORD – Southern Regional is hosting a great event at the high school’s football stadium, a fall carnival on Oct. 20 to benefit the classes of 2020 and 2021.

The event, called a “Country Fair Ramboree” will take place from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on October 20. 

The Ramboree will include all the way from Nashville, tennessee ~ the Band Steele. All are invited ...

30th Anniversary Southern Ocean Chamber Chowderfest Grand Champions Include Howards, Lefty's & Blue Water Cafe

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all who supported the 30th Annual Chowderfest weekend that took place on September 29 and 30, 2018.

With beautiful weather, a record number of restaurants, enthusiastic crowds and passionate volunteers; the event thrilled anniversary crowds with many surprises.  

Approximately 3,500 gallons of chowder ...

Ocean Township to Host Halloween Home Decorating Contest

October 14, 2018

WARETOWN - The Township of Ocean is hosting a Halloween House Decorating Contest.  To enter residents must email a photo of a house you wish to nominate including the address and contact phone number by 4p.m., October 22nd to   recreation@twpoceannj.gov or clerk@twpoceannj.gov

Judging will take place on October 23, 2018.

Winners will be ...

Ocean Township Recreation Offering Trip to Philadelphia Museum of the American Revolution

WARETOWN - The Ocean Township Recreation Department in Waretown is sponsoring a trip to the Philadelphia Museum of the American Revolution on January 25, 2019.

The bus will depart at 8:45 a.m. from the Township of Ocean Community Center, 239 11th Street in Waretown.

The day will begin with a short introduction film, Revolution.  The group will head to the ...

Resorts "Broadway Holiday Show" Trip on December 5 Sponsored by Ocean Township Recreation

WARETOWN - The Broadway Holiday Show which stars Barbra Russell Sharpe, Ron Sharpe, Samantha Sharpe, and Friends.  The trip sponsored by the Ocean Township Recreation Department is December 5. 

This holiday season, there’s no better place to be than Atlantic City! There’s no better way to get in the spirit than by taking in our Broadway Holiday Show at Resorts ...

Take Safety Into Your Own Hands This October During National Fire Prevention Month

October 7, 2018

BARNEGAT AND WARETOWN - Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire?  October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes.

In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of fire sprinklers, the New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NJFSAB) has created ...

Passenger Who Flew to Newark Could Have Exposed Others to Measles: Health Officials

NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health said any person who was in Newark Liberty International Airport on Sept. 28, 2018, between 5:30 and 10:30 a.m. may have been exposed to measles.

Someone flying from Tel Aviv in Israel had the highly contagious infection and arrived in Terminal B at the airport, the department said. The person, whose name was not released, may have traveled ...

Ocean Township Police Department Hosting 'Project Medicine Drop: Fall Clean Up'

WARETOWN -The Ocean Township Police Department is hosting a "Project Medicine Drop: Fall Clean Up" on October 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  This is part of the department's Community Outreach Programs and Services. 

This is opportunity for residents to turn in unwanted, unused or expired medication for safe disposal.  

Medications can be dropped off at the CVS ...

Ocean Township to Host Halloween Home Decorating Contest

October 14, 2018

WARETOWN - The Township of Ocean is hosting a Halloween House Decorating Contest.  To enter residents must email a photo of a house you wish to nominate including the address and contact phone number by 4p.m., October 22nd to   recreation@twpoceannj.gov or clerk@twpoceannj.gov

Judging will take place on October 23, 2018.

Winners will be ...

Take Safety Into Your Own Hands This October During National Fire Prevention Month

BARNEGAT AND WARETOWN - Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire?  October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes.

In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of fire sprinklers, the New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NJFSAB) has created ...

Reynolds Garden Shop Presents 'Preparing Your Garden For Winter' A Q&A with John Kelly

MANAHAWKIN, NJ- Reynolds Garden Shop's very own John Kelly will be discussing how to prepare your garden for winter at this informative Q&A this Saturday September 29. 

Not sure when to prune your hydrangeas or crape myrtles? He will have all the answers, as well as tips to keep your plants protected from the harsh winter weather to come. 

Reynolds will have ...

Police Find Missing Barnegat Teen Hiding in the Woods

October 5, 2018

BARNEGAT – An intense search is now over for a teen missing in Barnegat Township. 

Barnegat Police reported on Friday evening that they safely located 14-year-old Michael Briganti late Friday afternoon in the Village Drive area as they were searching the neighborhood.  Briganti had been missing since Thursday night, when he ran away from home.

When police found him ...

Family and Police Seeking Help Finding Missing Barnegat Teen

BARNEGAT – An intense search is happening now for a missing teen in Barnegat Township. 

At the request of the family, Barnegat Police are seeking the public's assistance in our search for a missing endangered 14 year old male.

Michael Briganti (photo attached) of Tedesko Way in Barnegat was last seen at 5pm, October 4th when he ran away from his home into the ...

Ocean Township Police Department Hosting 'Project Medicine Drop: Fall Clean Up'

WARETOWN -The Ocean Township Police Department is hosting a "Project Medicine Drop: Fall Clean Up" on October 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  This is part of the department's Community Outreach Programs and Services. 

This is opportunity for residents to turn in unwanted, unused or expired medication for safe disposal.  

Medications can be dropped off at the CVS ...

Barnegat Loses to Pinelands in Friday's Girls Volleyball Contest

October 17, 2018

TUCKERTON - Barnegat lost to PInelands in Girls Volleyball action on Friday, October 12.  Barnegat was led by Veronica Tikhomirova in four different categories. Those accomplishments included four aces, nine service points, six kills and tied with Molly McEneaney with 5 digs. 

The Bengals lost 2-0 the scores were 25-20 and 25-21.

Barnegat also lost to Red Bank ...

Santorelli Scores But Barnegat Loses 3-1 to Pinelands in Tuesday Field Hockey Action

BARNEGAT - The Barnegat Bengals Field Hockey team was defeated on Tuesday by Pinelands 3-1. 

Jamilyn Hawkins scored two goals for Pinelands.  Rachel Papernik contributed a goal, while Layla Frost had an assist for Pinelands.

Madelyn Santorelli scored Barnegat's only goal and Haleigh Dengler recorded an assist.  Goalkeeper Patricia Tanola made 11 ...

Barnegat Girls Soccer Falls in Shore Conference Tournament 2-1 in Double OT

EATONTOWN - Gianna Canale registered the game-winning goal in double overtime as the No. 13 seed Spartans (8-5-1) outlasted the No. 20 seed Bengals (9-6-1) 2-1. Canale tipped in a redirected shot from Taylor Cerafice on the game-winning play.

Overall, Ocean’s Olivia Wnorowski added one goal while Taylor Cerafice and Julia Morales each had one assist and Alexandra Ankiewicz had eight ...

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Wed, October 17, 6:00 PM

St. Francis Community Center, Long Beach Township

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Business For Breakfast Power Hour to launch on ...

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Halloween Psychic Fair

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Over 100 Area Elected Officials Share Their Support for U.S. Congressman Tom MacArthur

October 13, 2018

As elected officials, we have a responsibility to be honest with those we represent, many of whom are seniors. In fact, we are all seniors, or pretty close to it, and we are simply fed up with the negative, false campaign Andy Kim and his allies are running. Every day, residents mention the negative attacks against Congressman Tom MacArthur that are flooding their mailboxes and airwaves, and ...

Obituaries

Dec 31, 1941 - Oct 11, 2018
It is with great sadness that the family of Donald L. Miller of Manahawkin announces his passing ...
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17th Annual Garden State Film Festival Now Accepting Submissions

October 10, 2018

ASBURY PARK, NJ — The 17th Annual Garden State Film Festival, New Jersey's premier independent film festival®, is now accepting submissions for 2019, including entry into its film, screenplay, movie music, and Rising Star Award competitions.

"The wonderful thing about the Garden State Film Festival is that we're back in Asbury Park," says David W. Schoner Jr., GSFF ...