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Fireworks: Know What's Legal and What's Not

July 1, 2022

NEW JERSEY - "According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more fires are reported on Independence Day than any other day of the year, with more than half of those fires caused by fireworks. Added to fires are injuries," says the Township of East Brunswick in a message on Friday.

To help ensure everyone has a safe and happy holiday, here is attached a flyer ...

Stafford Police Chief Tom Dellane Sworn in as 107th President of the NJ Association of Chiefs of Police

ATLANTIC CITY - Stafford Township Police Chief Thomas Dellane was sworn in as the 107th President of the New Jersey Association of Chiefs of Police on Wednesday, June 29 in Atlantic City.

Dellane has served in the police force for 35 years in Stafford Township. This is an outstanding honor for Dellane, considering he is one of hundreds of department chiefs in the state. 

The NJ ...

Barnegat Police Chief Germain Responds to Bear Sightings on Sunday

BARNEGAT, NJ - On Sunday, June 26, multiple bear sightings were reported to the Barnegat Township Police Department.

The American Black Bear was seen in some backyards Sunday, near the high school and even downtown.  

Barnegat Police Chief Germain shared the following letter:

Afternoon Barnegat-- I’m sure you’ve heard the news… While we all love living on ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, July 7, 7:00 PM

Waretown

Planning Board Cancelled

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Thu, July 7, 7:00 PM

Ship Bottom Waterfront Park, Ship Bottom

Ship Bottom Thursday Summer Concert Series

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Sat, July 9, 12:00 AM

Barnegat Dock, Barnegat

Barnegat Dock Concerts Every Saturday

Stafford Stingrays Fast Pitch Softball Conducting Tryouts for Age Level Teams

July 6, 2022

STAFFORD - The Stafford Stingrays, a long established strong softball program has announced that tryouts will take place on August 10 at 6:30 p.m. They will take place at Doc Cramer Field #4.

Contact staffordgirlssoftball@gmail.com or 732-779-2677 with any questions.

8u- 2014 & 2015 birth years 
 
10u- 2012 & 2013 birth years
 
12u- 2011 & 2010 birth ...

Southern Regional Girls Lacrosse Players Receive Post Season Honors

STAFFORD - Southern Regional Athletic Director Chuck Donohue Jr. reported that a number of Coach Lori Johnson's girls' lacrosse players recently received honors from the Press of Atlantic City.

Rylee Johnson was named Player of the Year for the 2022 

The following Southern Rams were named to Press of Atlantic City team:

Shaelin Cassidy 1st Team Defense
Summer Davis ...

Beach Haven Charter Fishing's Junior Mates Fundraising Cruise Upcoming and Fishing News

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association President Captain John Lewis is reminding everyone that on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, the association’s Junior Mates will host a fundraising cruise on the “Black Pearl” pirate boat from 7:00-8:30 PM. A minimum donation is $75 while children under 18 accompanied by a paying adult will be $25.

Proceeds from ...

Parents Inc.’s Family Helpline Provides Families with FREE 24-Hour Help, Hope and Support

June 22, 2022

No one ever said being a parent or teen was easy.
 

Whether you’re a parent dealing with the “terrible twos” or a teenager feeling lost and confused, help and support is just a phone call away.
 

Parents Inc. offers the Family Helpline (1-800-THE-KIDS) - a free and confidential statewide service that offers 24/7 live support for parents, teens, children and ...

Tell Congress: Patients with chronic illnesses need innovation

July 5, 2022

Dear editor, 

When so many people think of a migraine, they think of a simple headache — a dull pain in the temples that’s easilyerased with a couple of painkillers and a glass of water. But for those of us who are unlucky enough to suffer from these debilitating episodes, we know that migraines are a far more serious issue. 

When I ...

Township of Ocean Seeking Pictures to be Featured in 2023 Community Calendar

June 27, 2022

WARETOWN, NJ - The Township of Ocean is preparing for their 2023 Calendar and is asking for help from their community. 

They are seeking colorful, scenic photos of the Township for their 2023 Annual Township Calendar.

This calendar is published and distributed to all Township of Ocean residents every year.

To submit photos please email: clerk@twpoceannj.gov or submit ...

Long Beach Island Named NJ's Best Summer Travel Destination

LBI Region, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, which serves as the accredited Destination Marketing Organization for the Long Beach Island region, proudly shares the 2022 Travel Pulse report for the best summer destinations in America.

The members of the chamber recognize the importance of a summer vacation, and look forward to welcoming friends and families to this great ...

Safely Shred and Recycle your Documents this Saturday, June 18 in Waretown

WARETOWN, NJ - This Saturday, June 18 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. safely shred and recycle all documents at the Municipal Complex Lot, located at 50 Railroad Avenue. This is open to all Ocean County Residents, but no businesses. 

All documents will be destroyed confidentially on site. You must stay in your vehicle at all times. 

The event will remain open until the time is up or the ...

VIDEO: Patriotic Group Hangs Flags on Parkway, Baseball Field Ribbon Cutting, Residents Awarded for Art and Police Academy Graduation

July 1, 2022

NEW JERSEY - A group of patriotic residents hang flags on a Garden State Parkway overpass ahead of July 4th. Plus, a new baseball field ribbon cutting. Also, two residents are awarded for their art contributions. And, a police academy graduation.

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland Bank and Bag Up ...

VIDEO: Cornhole Champions, Firefighters Save Ducklings, Teachers Honored for Fellowship Graduation and Gearing Up for July 4th

NEW JERSEY - A town crowns cornhole champions. Plus, firefighters rescue stranded ducklings and reunite them with their mother. And, several teachers honored for their fellowship graduation. Also, one town gears up for a massive July 4th celebration. 

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland ...

VIDEO: Stevens Student Recognized by NASA, Police Department Celebrates 138 Years, Union County College Renamed and 6th Graders L.E.A.D.

NEW JERSEY - A Stevens Institute of Technology student is recognized by NASA. Plus, a police department celebrates 138 years. And, Union County College gets a new name. Also, 6th graders graduate from the L.E.A.D. program. 

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland Bank and Bag Up ...

Obituaries

Nov 7, 1983 - May 11, 2022
James Timothy Johnson Jr born 11/7/1983 in Neptune NJ died on 05-11-22 from a dirt bike ...
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Stafford Police Chief Tom Dellane Sworn in as 107th President of the NJ Association of Chiefs of Police

July 1, 2022

ATLANTIC CITY - Stafford Township Police Chief Thomas Dellane was sworn in as the 107th President of the New Jersey Association of Chiefs of Police on Wednesday, June 29 in Atlantic City.

Dellane has served in the police force for 35 years in Stafford Township. This is an outstanding honor for Dellane, considering he is one of hundreds of department chiefs in the state. 

The NJ ...

Sign Up for July TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinar

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding an informational webinar on July 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. for anyone who may be interested in owning/operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform.

"TAPinto has become the dominant player in the local news and digital marketing space," Shapiro said. "I look forward to our July ...

Veteran Journalist James McQueeny Joins TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto is announcing veteran New Jersey journalist James McQueeny is joining TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist.

"We are thrilled to welcome veteran journalist and public policy analyst James McQueeny to the TAPinto family. Jim brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to TAPinto," TAPinto Founder and CEO ...