Business & Finance

March 4, 2020

SHIP BOTTOM — A Ship Bottom business owner has been charged with criminal mischief by the Ship Bottom Police Department by damaging two vehicles from a competitor in the same borough.  According to the police report by the Ship Bottom Police Department, Raymond Dietrich, of Manahawkin, owner of ...

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BEACH HAVEN — Chris Vernon and his Mercer Management Team appeared before the Beach Haven Land Use Board on Monday night for approximately three hours to continue their application to develop Morrison's Marina and convert it into a brand new Beach Haven Hotel and Marina.   The meeting began with ...

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NORTH BEACH HAVEN, NJ - After nearly 70 years in business, the Hand's owners decided it was time to retire. News got out at the beginning of the month that this Long Beach Island staple recently sold sending locals and tourists on social media in hysterics. It was unknown until now what Hand's ...

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SURF CITY, NJ — D. Finelli Construction, whose office is located at 12th Street and Long Beach Boulevard in Surf City is TAPinto Stafford & LBI's special business focus this week.   D. Finelli Construction is truly committed to the community in many ways and TAPinto Stafford-LBI greatly ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - Construction work at Barnegat 67 is continuing at a steady pace. At one time, some doubted that anything would ever come to the location. Meanwhile, the developer has commitments for a number of new commercial tenants. And, that includes the one whose standalone is currently in the ...

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STAFFORD -  Ron Kessner, owner of Fireplaces Plus in Manahawkin was recently named President of the Mid Atlantic Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association.  Kessner has played a number of important roles in the industry in recent years. Last year, New Jersey passed important legislation which ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ — The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce invites those doing business in the Long Beach Island Region to take part in understanding current threats and solutions to mobile and office operations.   Theresa Misuraca, Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst with the New Jersey Cyber ...

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STAFFORD — The Reynold's family has a large assortment of gifts for Valentine's Day. The gifts are for all of the sweethearts in your life, Reynolds has everything you'll need this Valentine’s Day.                     Looking for something special that’s not ...

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BEACH HAVEN — The Beach Haven Hotel and Marina proposal was before the Beach Haven Land Use Board on Monday night. The meeting was held at the Surflight Theater due to the approximately 275 interested spectators in attendance.  Christopher Vernon has submitted plans to build a 102 room hotel at ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ –TAPinto Barnegat/Waretown was named the official Digital News Source of the Barnegat Board of Education in a resolution unanimously passed at the January 28th  Board of Education meeting.  TAPinto Barnegat/Waretown has become the place to go for original local news, information and is ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – Construction continues at a fast pace for the second phase of Barnegat 67. What’s coming next adds to accessibility for local residents. According to Township Committeeman Al Bille, commitments are already in place for full commercial occupancy in the first phase of the project.

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ – At yesterday’s Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce meeting, Barnegat Mayor John Novak shared some brief remarks. He joined four other local mayors in providing their communities’ downtown driven updates. “Barnegat has a nickname that everyone hears in bars and coffee ...

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SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. — The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce looks forward to starting off the 2020 inviting area businesses to attend  the January 15 State of the Chamber Breakfast held at the Mainland  Manahawkin with check in beginning at 8am. The keynote speaks of the event is the NJ ...

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BEACH HAVEN — You could have easily seen this coming.  The proposed 102 room hotel and marina with many supporters and many opponents was seeking approval from the Beach Haven Borough Land Use Board.  The meeting was halted by the Beach Haven Fire Marshall due to overcrowding and potential fire ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – Like it or not, New Jersey ranks high when it comes to property taxes. Understandably, the SALT deduction remains a sore spot for many New Jersey residents.  A move by the federal legislature could lessen the mass exodus of those who simply can’t afford to live within ...

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BEACH HAVEN — At last week's Borough Council meeting, business was conducted as usual until it came time for public comment. A number of residents shared their complaints and concerns about the approved Developer's Agreement between Hotel Beach Haven and the Borough.  It appeared that those who ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce Non Profit Forum will present a Non Profit Volunteer Symposium on November 26 at 10 AM in Manahawkin Campus of Stockton University. For almost a decade, the regional chamber has been providing free non profit forums several times ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND — The owner of Woody's Too restaurant in Long Beach Township, Bob Alegre, passed away recently. Woodys Too was well known for their burgers and other fine food.   Alegre spent most of his career serving as St. Joseph by-the-Sea athletic director and boys’ basketball coach in ...

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SURF CITY - Mario J. Aversa, owner of Mario's Itallian Market in Surf City passed away suddenly on Thursday, November 7. His obituary from the Barnegat Funeral Home reads that he was only 46 years.  He lived in the Beach Haven West section of Manahawkin, He was born in New York City to his ...

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STAFFORD — Eat, drink and be merry as the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce toasts  the season during their popular annual event on Wednesday,  December 11.  Passed appetizers, food stations, cash bar in the Conservatory at HOTEL LBI located at 351 W Ninth St Ship Bottom. Businesses are ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ - Peaceful Birth NJ is offering a 5-week class series on HypnoBirthing® at Array of Light NJ, located at 511 Dover Road in Toms River.  Christina Ha of Peaceful Birth NJ offers birth services as a labor doula and as a HypnoBirthing® practitioner. "My passion for ...

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MANAHAWKIN - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce invites businesses to take part in the official Holiday Shopping Season kick off taking place on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Learn how to take part in the latest local holiday shopping program initiative, top customer service trends ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION — Mark Keeler was named to the Hall of Fame by the New Jersey Association of Community Theaters. Keeler is founder and owner of MK Productions in Manahawkin. Mark grew up in Manahawkin and is the area expert in sound and video.  His passion for producing shows, and ...

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SURF CITY — Enjoy a spirited start to your day and join members of Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce at their October Women in Business Roundtable. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce and Surf City Hotel will host October's Women in Business Roundtable on Tuesday, October 29 at ...

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BEACH HAVEN - Chris Vernon appeared before the Beach Haven Borough Council on Tuesday, October 15 seeking approval of a Developer's Agreement to proceed forward in his goal to build the Beach Haven Hotel and Marina at the site of Morrison's Marina. The meeting was held at Surflight Theatre and a ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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