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Back to School Day and Music at the Lake Set for Sunday in Waretown

September 17, 2021

WARETOWn - Waretown Historical Society has a special event for this Sunday, September 19.  They Township will celebrate a Back to School Day and Music at the Lake. 

Little Red Schoolhouse

Corliss Park Lake & Recreation Area
182 Wells Mills Road Waretown, NJ

A Great Day for the Irish at the 2021 Ocean County Irish Festival Hosted by the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh

STAFFORD — The weather was perfect, Covid 19 restrictions were loosened and Ocean County Irish Festival drew a large crowd estimated at over 9,000 people this past Saturday, September 11, at the Manahawkin Lake Park.

The Shillelaghs brought honor to the special day by conducting a Commemorative September 11 Solemn Service at ...

2021 Ocean County Irish Festival All Set for Saturday in Manahawkin

STAFFORD —  The Ocean County chapter of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh's annual  Ocean County Irish Festival arrives this Saturday, September 11, 2021.  

The Shillelagh's will bring honor on this special day commemorating the September 11, 2001 tragedy with a special service at noon.    

The festival will be held at the Manahawkin Lake Park ...

Barnegat's First Annual Grandparent's Day Bash this Sunday, September 12

BARNEGAT, NJ - The First Annual Grandparent's Day Bash will be held this Sunday, September 12th at Project Playground, located at 149 Bengal Blvd.

The Barnegat Rehabilitation and Nursing Center along with Barnegat Township will be hosting the Grandparent's Day Bash from 12-4 p.m.

There will be a petting zoo, DJ, clown entertainment, inflatables, caricature artist, ...

Bodnar's Auctions Holds First Live Sale in 17 Months in Cape May

CAPE MAY, NJ - Bodnar's Auctions will hold its first live sale of antiques, estate items, jewelry, fine art and porcelain in 17 months on Saturday, Sept. 11 at the Cape May Convention Center featuring classic views of the beach and Atlantic Ocean.

The COVID-19 pandemic canceled the 2020 sale, but earlier this year, restrictions were lifted, and Bodnar's quickly booked ...

Hunger Foundation of Southern Ocean Night at Fantasy Island This Friday, September10

BEACH HAVEN — The Hunger Foundation of Southern Ocean is a great charity that works hard to feed many people in Southern Ocean County.

This Friday, September 10, Fantasy Island Amusement Park is donating all proceeds to the Foundation. The event takes place from 5 to 10 p.m. 

Guests can ride for this great cause all night for $20.00 per person. 

Donations will also be ...

Labor Day Weekend Fun Starts Tomorrow with Long Beach Township Parks & Rec

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ - Labor Day Weekend is already here, but that doesn't mean summer is over yet! Join the Long Beach Township Parks & Recreation for their free events this weekend!

Fire Pit Fridays kicks LDW off on 68th Street Beach from 7-9 p.m. with local band "Sneak Attack." It will also be the Jetty Clam Jam selection party with a Jetty Pop Up Shop.

Sunday, ...

Hundreds of Fans Gather for Fox News Jesse Watters Book Signing in Beach Haven

BEACH HAVEN — On Tuesday morning, August 31, a crowd was waiting in anticipation of meeting Fox News personality Jesse Waters. Watters was scheduled to sign copies of his new book at the LBI Book Swap.

As Jesse approached the LBI Book Swap building in Beach Haven, he stopped and said to a small sprinkling of his fans, "Wow, there are more people here than at a  Joe Biden ...

2021 Ocean County Irish Festival, Saturday, September 11 at Manahawkin Lake Park

STAFFORD -  The Ocean County chapter of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh is again hosting the Ocean County Irish Festival on Saturday, September 11, 2021.  

The Shillelagh's will remember to bring honor on this special day commemorating the September 11, 2001 tragedy. There will be a number of special activities in the day's program relating to this important ...

LBI Region Guide to Labor Day Weekend Events

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION — Labor Day Weekend brings on a variety of fantastic happenings as peak summer season comes to a close and fall begins to settle in. The Southern Ocean County Cha.m. ber of Commerce has been recommending the best of the LBI Region since 1914. Each year their visitor center services thousands of residents, new and returning travelers. To celebrate, here are some ...


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How to Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs

What are Spotted Lanternflies?

Spotted Lanternflies were first spotted in the United States in 2014 in Pennsylvania. Since 2014, they have spread to more than seven states, including New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. Spotted Lanternflies are an invasive species having the potential to cause devastating damage to vegetation and agricultural businesses.

New Jersey Mandates Vaccinations for Teachers, School Personnel

August 24, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — All teachers and school personnel in New Jersey will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18 or be regularly tested, Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday. 

Under Murphy's Executive Order, all pre-school through grade-12 school personnel will be required to complete a full vaccination course or undergo regular testing at ...

Boat Crashes into Channel Marker Late Saturday Night in Beach Haven, Six Injured

September 19, 2021

BEACH HAVEN — The Beach Haven Volunteer Fire Company reported that the company responded to a late-night boat accident on Saturday. The BHVFC was alerted at 11:58 p.m. to respond to a boat accident.  A boat had struck a steel pole channel marker and 6 people were injured.  

Beach Haven responded with two wave runners which worked with the boat crew from Coast Guard ...

Use Caution in Ocean this Weekend, Offshore Storm to Cause Rip Currents and Large Waves

LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ — An offshore storm is coming this weekend with large waves and rip currents to be expected. 

Long Beach Police Department sent out an advisory notification Thursday afternoon to alert residents and visitors to use caution if entering the ocean this weekend as guarded beaches will be limited.

Route 72 Causeway Bridge is Reopened

LONG BEACH ISLAND — The Rt 72 Bridge is reopened in both directions. 

At 10:20 AM, the Stafford Township Police Department received a call about a  suspicious bag under the RT. 72 bridge.

The bridge was closed as a precaution as an investigation ensued, With the assistance of the New Jersey State Police, the bag was found to be non-threatening. 

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Sun, September 19, 2:00 PM


Floral Design Workshop

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Tue, September 21, 6:00 PM


Township Committee Regular Business Meeting



Wed, September 22, 6:00 PM

Girl Scout Program Activity Center, Farmingdale

Girl Scouts to Celebrate Phenomenal Women on ...

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Barnegat Football Makes It 3-0 With 26-0 Shutout Over Jackson Liberty

September 18, 2021

BARNEGAT- First-year head coach Paul Covine and the Barnegat Bengals improved to 3-0 Friday night with a 26-0 victory over Jackson Liberty. 

Jackson Liberty turned the ball over twice in the first three minutes of the first quarter. Connor Darmstatter caught a tipped ball in the air for an interception, and Shikeith Gordon had a pick-six making it a 7-0 lead. 

Later on in the ...

First Annual Parker's Army Cornhole Tournament is Sunday at Manafirkin

STAFFORD — The first annual Parker's Army Cornhole Tournament will be taking place Sunday, September 19th (rain date being Sunday, September 26th).

Parker’s Army is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in the memory of Parker Nork, an avid athlete, who passed away after a short battle with ALL Leukemia at the young age of nine.

To memorialize his beautiful ...

Sojak and White Lead Barnegat Field Hockey to 8-0 Victory Over Manchester

MANCHESTER — Alyson Sojak scored four goals and Camryn White scored three to lead Barnegat to an 8-0 victory over Manchester in recent field hockey action. 

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DONALD JAMES CRANMER, 69, of Manahawkin, passed away on Friday, August 13, 2021. Better known as ...
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Community Organizations Launch Free Tutoring for Newark NJ Students This Week

September 13, 2021

NEWARK, NJ---TAPintoTV spoke with Jared Taillefer, the Executive Director of Great Oaks Legacy Charter School, Rev David Jefferson of Metropolitan Baptist Church, and Destiny McFarlane, the Tutorial Manager of the Newark Unites Program, about the Newark Unites Tutoring Program which launches this week.

The Newark Unites Tutoring Center provides free, high dosage tutoring and academic support ...

Tornado Watch in Effect Until 10 p.m. Tonight (Wednesday)

September 1, 2021

SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY - A tornado watch is in effect in our area until 10 p.m. according to a release by the National Weather Service in Mount Holly.  

A few tornadoes are likely and there may be scattered wind gusts of up to 75 miles per hour. 

There is also a flash flood watch until 10 a.m.

Reynolds Hosting Annual Good Ole Days Sale this Saturday, September 4

STAFFORD - The Reynolds stores on East Bay Avenue is holding their  Annual “Good Ol’ Days Sale” on Saturday, September 4th!

There will be savings of up to 75% OFF Home Accessories, Furniture, Outdoor Decor, Jewelry, Lamps, Plant Material, Baby Clothes, Women’s Clothing, Hand Bags, and much, much more!

Also, 20% OFF savings on Entire Purchase for full-priced ...

The Remnants of Tropical Storm Ida are Expected to Hit Wednesday. Here’s a Storm Preparedness Guide to Stay Safe.

SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ— In preparation of the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida, the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch throughout New Jersey. The storm is expected to hit Wednesday night into Thursday with heavy rainfalls equaling five inches, scattered thunderstorms and high wind gusts. Combining that with the previous wet conditions Elizabeth has been facing, ...