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September 14, 2021

STAFFORD — Back in mid-August, TAPinto reported that Mike Rank, a local businessman was on a mission to help a family in need. This time he developed a masterful plan to see the mission accomplished in Stafford Township. Mike met Stafford resident Alan Litt and was intrigued when he heard his ...

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LBI REGIOIN — Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce rounds out September with their Women In Business set at Hotel LBI in on W8th Street in Ship Bottom beginning at 10am. Plan for a morning of networking and information hosted by Area Sales Director Liz Santoro and the Hotel LBI Management ...

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BEACH HAVEN — On Monday, August 30, the staff at Compassion Café had a number of special visitors at their coffee and breakfast shop in Beach Haven. A number of leaders from the Manahawkin Elks stopped by to present a generous donation of $2,500.00 to the Café.  The Manahawkin Elks has ...

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FARMINGDALE, NJ (Aug. 19, 2021) – Girl Scouts will celebrate, recognize and honor eight Jersey Shore women, four from Ocean County, for their accomplishments at work and in the community at its annual Phenomenal Women Under 40 event on Sept. 22 in Farmingdale. “Our Jersey Shore community is home ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - After a tough year and a half for restaurants and small businesses, Big Barlow's BBQ will be closing its doors when they run out of food this week. Owner, Chris Barlow said "due to the influx in meat prices and shortages on staff we have no control over this." This is not the ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — After 90 years of a family legacy, Tuckerton Lumber Company has officially sold to a new ownership group.  Tuckerton Lumber Company announced on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 that they were officially changing hands.  Their Facebook post read: 90 years. It seems like a long ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - This Spring, a new and unique women’s boutique opened in Beach Haven. Wish LBI, located at 412 North Bay Avenue brings city trends to the laid back shore. Co-Owner and LBI Native, Louisa Befumo opened Wish LBI as the 4th store in the Wish Family. "The first location of Wish ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ — Vandalism across Long Beach Island this summer has seemed to be occurring often. Almost every week you can find posts on social media from locals on damages occurring in the late-night hours. This morning, Shore Good Donuts and the Sandbox Café in Ship Bottom arrived at ...

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BARNEGAT - Sweltering temperatures provide the perfect time for the opening of a new ice cream shop - right in the middle of Barnegat. Roger Aquilino said he opened Barnegat Bay Ice Cream at 515 North Main Street to bring some refreshing treats to the town he's come to love. Aquilino is a ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - The popular OBGYN office, Ocean Women's Healthcare Group is switching locations from their Rt.72 office to the newer Barnegat 67 plaza. Dr. McDermott, Dr. Rezai, Dr. Sunkavalli and Dr. Mason are excited to announce the relocation of Ocean Women’s Healthcare. "The office was ...

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Trenton NJ -  This morning the New Jersey Office of Governor announced that Gov Phil Murphy he the newest bill to help off set the labor shortage for summer.A-5898/S-3963 (Mazzeo, Armato, Mukherji/Sarlo, Oroho) – Temporarily expands summer working hours for certain minors. This bill would permit ...

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TUCKERTON, NJ -  Hop on board this summer and take a pontoon ride across the bay and back. The LBI Ferry launches its third season running from Tuckerton to Beach Haven. This award-winning service brings a pleasant and informative trip from the Tuckerton Seaport to the Taylor Avenue Municipal Dock ...

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LBI REGION - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce moves into its next phase of their 2021 Commerce & Community Strategic Plan. The chamber announces it has secured a substantial research project to look at changes in how residents, second homeowners and visitors plan to utilize the ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ — It is not every day that a local business celebrates 75! In time for a summer celebration, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce announces an Anniversary After Hours at Stafford Historical Park on June 23. This rain or shine event will run from 4-6 p.m. and include light ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ — Escape LBI is located in the heart of Beach Haven at 905 N. Bay Avenue and is currently looking to fill the manager position for this season.  For more information or any questions, email laurie@escapeLBI.com. Applications can also be found on their website ...

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LBI Region, NJ - There were plenty of smiles as the members of the Southern Ocean Chamber of Commerce welcomed summer with a night out for their families, co workers and colleagues at Fantasy Island Amusement Park in Beach Haven on May 26. Over 435 members registered to the chamber's "Get ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Office employees will be allowed to return to work without the need to wear masks or social distance, as long as they have proof of being vaccinated against the coronavirus, under Gov. Phil Murphy’s latest executive order. The order, which takes effect on June 4, also lifts minimum ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The largest container ship to ever reach a U.S. East Coast port has docked at the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal. The CMA CGM Marco Polo can carry 16,022 20-foot equivalent units, or TEUs in industry terms. The ship is reported to be carrying 5,000 TEUs that include ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - On Monday, May 17, Compassion Café kicked off their inaugural season with a huge grand opening celebration at their 2021 host location, Barry's Do Me A Flavor on Centre Street in Beach Haven. Compassion Café is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit recently founded by Erin Sharkey ...

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NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again.  “Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to ...

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LBI REGION, NJ — The Members of the Southern Ocean Chamber of Commerce will once again welcome summer with a night out for the family, as the traditional Get Acquainted party is scheduled for Wednesday, May 26. Fantasy Island Amusement Park is the host for a fun filled night in Beach Haven  with ...

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OCEAN COUNTY/BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ — Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-3) visited businesses in his district recently to lend support to them amid economic challenges suffered as a result of pandemic-related restrictions. Kim brought his wife and children when he stopped into Sweetwaters Coffee & ...

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LBI REGION, NJ — Mother’s Day is coming up fast, get by with a little help from your favorite restaurant, spa, shop, or service. Plan to treat Mom for a well-deserved day in the LBI Region. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members are looking forward to assisting with your plans for ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – Township officials welcomed the grand opening of Barnegat 67 nearly three years ago. However, they’re not pleased about one aspect of the plaza that came with the new businesses. “We’ve addressed the problem a few times,” shared Committeeman Pat Pipi. “When I was there a couple of ...

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LBI Region, NJ — With the recent details announced regarding the application requirements and eligibility guidelines for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF); the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce will once again partner with US Small Business Administration to present a webinar to ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has announced Phase 4 of the Authority’s Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program, adding $85 million in funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. It will provide short-term operating ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — New Jersey restaurants will receive another $35 million in federal coronavirus relief aid under legislation signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy. To be administered by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA), the funds are grants that will be made available to ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - Michael Sweigart, a Manahawkin inventor and businessman will be featured on ABC's Shark Tank this Friday, April 9 at 8 p.m. ET for his "Furzapper" product.  "FurZapper was originally (and accidentally) created for my own use, to solve the issue of pet hair all over my family's ...

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MEDFORD, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy today signed into law S-3523, which provides $25 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid for small businesses throughout New Jersey. The bill provides a lifeline to microbusinesses with five or fewer employees. The bill is part of a five-bill, $100 million relief ...

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