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Murphy Says NJ Will Be Prepared Once A COVID-19 Vaccine Is Available

October 27, 2020

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey has submitted a draft of a coronavirus vaccine distribution plan to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Gov. Phil Murphy and other state officials announced Monday during a virtual press briefing. 

While a COVID-19 vaccine or therapeutic has not been created, the governor said the “growing reality” is that one or more vaccines ...

Governor Fears Newark’s COVID-19 Rollbacks Are Just the Start

NEW JERSEY — Cutting off indoor dining and mandating that all non-essential businesses close their doors at 8 p.m. are part of the measures that will begin in Newark on Tuesday, after the largest city in New Jersey confirmed more cases Sunday (101 total) than all other Essex County towns combined.

Since June 30, the city has reported at least 2,207 coronavirus cases and 42 ...

Murphy Says NJ Will Be Prepared Once A COVID-19 Vaccine Is Available

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey has submitted a draft of a coronavirus vaccine distribution plan to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Gov. Phil Murphy and other state officials announced Monday during a virtual press briefing. 

While a COVID-19 vaccine or therapeutic has not been created, the governor said the “growing reality” is that one or more vaccines ...

Crime Report Shows Safest Towns in Ocean County

October 26, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – An annual report released earlier this month by the FBI shows that Island Heights as the safest municipality in Ocean County in 2019. It’s also one of the smallest towns, with a population of just 1652 residents.

The FBI’s Uniform Crime Report is based on information submitted by law enforcement agencies throughout the country. The collection of data ...

Stafford Police Arrest 78 Year Old Stafford Man for Possessing 100 Bags of Heroin

STAFFORD — The Stafford Township Police Department's Drug Enforcement Unit concluded an extensive narcotics investigation with the arrest of 78 year old Allen Poplawski, Poplawski lives on Whitecap Avenue in the Ocean Acres section of Stafford. The arrest took place on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at approximately 7:50 PM.

The Stafford Police reported on Thurday that ...

Barnegat Police Arrest Driver, Recover Gun and Drugs

BARNEGAT, NJ - Barnegat Police officers and members of the Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) arrested a driver last night after discovering both a handgun and cocaine in his possession.

Members of the CRU were in conducting an investigation in the area of Bowline Street. They observed a black Jeep driving recklessly and nearly striking several vehicles.

Hakeem Smith, 31, of Potamic Avenue was ...

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October 28, 2020

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Join us for an informational webinar about this exciting business ...

NJSIAA Contradicts Report Stating No State Wrestling Tournament

October 29, 2020

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Once again the NJSIAA has issued guidance on an upcoming sport and its championship, in direct conflict from published reports and an announcement from a sport’s coaches association.

The NJSIAA contradicted an article in northjersey.com which quoted New Jersey Wrestling Coaches Association tournament director Howie O’Neil.

According to the article, ...

Sojak, White and Jackson Lead Barnegat Field Hockey to 6-0 Victory Over Lakewood

LAKEWOOD — Alyson Sojak had a hat trick, Camryn White scored twice and Madison Jackson had one goal to lead Barnegat to a 6-0 victory over Lakewood in field hockey action.  Ava Kennedy had three assists for the Lady Bengals. 

Barnegat is having a solid season, currently holding a record of 6-2-1.  
 



Barnegat (6-2-1)        ...

Jetty Rounds Out the Fall with Two Great Events in Late October

LONG BEACH ISLAND — Last Wednesday, Jetty and its Jetty Rock Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the apparel brand, worked with the Tide Table Group to host their annual Crabbin’ for a Cause dinner at Parker’s Garage & Oyster Saloon.

The fundraiser is usually the last of the year and celebrates the Foundation’s top donors. In the recent four years (2016-2019), the ...

How To Get Property Tax Relief Senior Freeze Deadline November 2

October 21, 2020

Most of us want to continue to stay in our homes and communities, but property taxes are driving us away.  Taking advantage of New Jersey’s Property Tax Relief programs can stretch our dollars.  Who qualifies?  Are there special programs for seniors?

The Senior Citizens Council has prepared a video presentation on the property tax relief options available for ...

Obituaries

Sep 19, 1953 - Oct 15, 2020
Ann Marie Brunner, age 67, passed away on Thursday, October 15, 2020. She was born in the Bronx, ...
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Roth IRA Conversion: It's All About The Tax Rates

October 29, 2020

Path to Prosperity with Walter Pardo: Roth Conversions - Why the opportunity cost argument is invalid. 

Some people believe that there is an opportunity cost by doing a Roth conversion, that the funds used to pay the conversion tax could have been otherwise invested, and that investment return opportunity is lost.

FALSE! It’s all about the tax rates. 

There is no ...

Guard Your Gourd: How To Keep Squirrels From Eating Your Pumpkins

October 25, 2020

SOUTHERN OCEAN, NJ —  Is your perfectly-carved pumpkin being ravaged by local wildlife?

If you don’t remember this being a problem in the past, there’s a lot of speculation as to why squirrels are foraging for food more than usual.

Some suspect fewer acorns have left squirrels hungry, while another theory regards reduced traffic in restaurants and parks as a ...

NJ family grows ‘giant’ 850-pound pumpkin to compete in multi-state competition

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In the spirit of kicking off the fall season, Mayor Al Morgan approves the Pilley pumpkin as the community's BIGGEST pumpkin ever!

New Providence resident Doug Pilley, along with his brother John and son Knevin, grew a “giant pumpkin” in their backyard, estimated to be around 850 pounds, to enter into a multi-state annual weighted competition in Ridgefield, ...