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Maximilian Foundation's Fifth Annual Family Fish Fry on Saturday, November 2

October 11, 2019

STAFFORD - The Maximilian Foundation is hosting its Fifth Annual Family Fish Fry on to raise funds for our organization.

The event will be hosted by the Manahawkin Elks Lodge #2340 and is open to all that would like to come out to have a great day of fun, entertainment, great food and games, all while supporting The Maximilian Foundation!

The Family Fish Fry will take place from 1 to 6 p.m.

This Weekend's Long Beach Island Area Entertainment Lineup Presented by the Tide Table Group

LONG BEACH ISLAND — Here is the lineup for Columbus Day weekend in Stafford and Long Beach Island presented by the Tide Table Group of Restaurants. 

Bird and Betty's: Site of former Ketch in Beach Haven
Friday,     10 p.m.  Funk Shway
Saturday,  10:00 p.m.  Big Baby Ernie

Old Causeway Steak and Oyster House: 1201 E. Bay ...

Fifth Annual LBI Fly International Kite Festival This Weekend

SHIP BOTTOM - The traffic lights are blinking yellow in every town on LBI except Ship Bottom.  The reason is because the Fifth Annual LBI Fly Kite Festival returns to the Borough this Friday through Sunday, October 11-13.

LBI Fly was organized to bring the brilliant colorful artist design kites, fun flying giant inflatable kites and the amazing show of sport kiting to LBI.

This years ...

The Official 2019 LBI Chowderfest Results

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - The 31st Annual LBI Chowderfest hosted by the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce took place today, October 6, 2019. 

It was a beautiful day in the 70s with a wonderful breeze that kept the hot chowder tasting even better.

The 2019 attendees included, for Manhattan: Shore Fire Grille, Cluck ‘N Crabs, Lefty’s, Black Whale, Bistro 14 and the ...

Countdown to Chowderfest Spotlight Features Parker's Garage & Oyster Saloon

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Chowderfest welcomes rookie Parker’s Garage and Oyster Saloon to the Creative tent this Sunday, October 6!  

Parker’s Garage is a popular restaurant that pays tribute to Beach Haven’s golden era.

It features beautiful bayfront dining and an extraordinary menu, as well as talents of Chef Kyle Baddorf and his crew.   

Parker’s ...

Countdown to Chowderfest Spotlight Features The WooHoo

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Taking home a Creative win last year, Beach Haven’s The WooHoo is back with their homemade clam chowder ice cream.

The unique savory meets sweet dish is made with all local and fresh ingredients is a must try for chowder lovers.

Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce presents the 31st Annual Chowder Cook Off Classic taking place Chowderfest ...

One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Sold at Hometown Market Manahawkin Wins Jackpot of $673,126

MANAHAWKIN, NJ - Check your tickets because one ticket sold at Hometown Market Manahawkin in the 857 Millcreek Rd. Plaza has matched all 5 numbers drawn winning the jackpot of $673,126.

The winning numbers were: 19, 26, 27, 31 and 43 and the XTRA number was: 02.

Hometown Market will also receive a $2,000 bonus check for the winning ticket ...

Chowder Fest Weekend Long Beach Island Area Entertainment Lineup Presented by the Tide Table Group

LONG BEACH ISLAND -  It is Chowderfest Weekend on Long Beach Island. The weather forecast is looking just fine. Here is the lineup for the weekend at the Merchant's Mart on Saturday and the Chowderfest on Sunday.

Merchant Mart:  Live Music from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Garage Kept,
40 North
Jimmy Brogan Band.

Chowder Fest:  

Ted Hammock and Jason ...

Countdown to Chowderfest Spotlight Features Shore Fire Grille

SURF CITY, NJ - Shore Fire Grille Restaurant in Surf City is all in to bring home a win.

No stranger to the Cook Off, SFG competed in Chowderfest and earned Rookie of the Year and 3rd place for their red in 2013 and placed 3rd again in 2016.

The team is energized to bring their favorite recipe this year’s voters.

Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce presents the 31st ...

Countdown to Chowderfest Spotlight Features Ocean County College

TOMS RIVER, NJ - Ocean County College students and their master chef instructors are bringing back all they got to get the top spot in the New England category for Ocean County College.

Partnering with Stockton University EVENT-ive on booth design, the schools are “shore” to please under the big tents of this year’s competition.

Southern Ocean County ...


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The Glass You Choose Could Make That Wine Taste so Fine

October 9, 2019

The wine was very fine, but it was the glasses from which patrons sipped that were the main show at Ventanas in Fort Lee recently.

About 100 diners swirled, sniffed and sipped wines for about an hour while learning which wine glasses are best for what varieties and why.

“The rim diameter actually focuses the flow of the wine on your palate,” said Julio Ruix, regional sales ...

Upcoming Events


Sun, October 13, 10:30 AM

St. Francis Community Center, Long Beach Township

47th Annual LBI Commemorative 18 Mile Run Sunday ...



Mon, October 14, 2:00 PM

Barnegat Community/Recreation Center, Barnegat

Sixth Annual Columbus Day Blood Drive


Fri, October 18, 10:00 AM

Ocean Twp Community Center, Waretown

Township of Ocean Flu/Pneu Clinic

Government Health & Wellness

Targeted Medicaid Benefit Provides Family Planning Services to Individuals Not Previously Covered Under Medicaid

October 11, 2019

TRENTON, NJ  – First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced a new family planning benefit program for women and men with incomes that are higher than traditional Medicaid eligibility. 

The benefit, called Plan First, provides coverage for birth control, the HPV vaccine, family planning-related lab testing, and other ...

Candidate Statement for George Fedorczyk for Barnegat School Board

October 4, 2019

This coming Election Day Barnegat residents will have the opportunity to choose from eight candidates to fill three open seats on the school board. After much thought and discussion with family and friends I have decided it is time to become more involved and play a bigger role in the success of our community. I am running for one of the three seats in this year’s school board ...


Marie Eve Conroy (nee Jones), age 79 of Manahawkin NJ, passed away on Thursday, October 3, ...
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Godfather Actor Gianni Russo Tells Steve Adubato How the Film Changed American Culture

October 9, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Godfather actor Gianni Russo was recently a guest on One-on-One with Steve Adubato, where he discussed his new book, Hollywood Godfather: My Life in the Movies & The Mob, and shared behind-the-scenes details about the famous film. 

In the first Godfather movie, Russo played Carlo Rizzi, abusive husband to Corleone sister Connie, as well as a family traitor, complicit in ...