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Summer Soiree to Benefit David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation Set for August 12

June 27, 2022

BEACH HAVEN — David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation recently announced that the Fourth  Annual LBI Summer Soiree will be returning to the Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club on Friday, August 12.

This year's theme is: "LBI SUMMER SOIREE EN BLANC"

Please join David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation for a very special LBI Summer Soiree en ...

Alana's Lemonade Stand Raises $1,500 for David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation

BARNEGAT, NJ - On Sunday, June 19, Skippers Seafood & Sea Dogs Grille had a lemonade stand from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. to raise money for David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation. 

Owners, Darren and Bri Schoeneberg have a 4-year-old daughter Alana, who has been looking up to her parents wanting to work at Skippers alongside them. 

"She cleaned a few tables at Sea ...

Save the Date: Ocean County Irish Festival Set for September 10 in Manahawkin

STAFFORD - The 2022 Ocean County Irish Festival will return on Saturday, September 10th at the  Manahawkin Lake Park in Stafford Township. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

The Sixth 6th Annual Ocean County Irish Festival is hosted every year by The Order of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh, Ocean County Chapter.

Here is some highlighted information for the ...

HopSauce is Back and Happening Saturday in Beach Haven

BEACH HAVEN -  Ready for its 7th year, HopSauce Festival is a craft beer and hot sauce festival set to the soundtrack of an eclectic mix of original live artists. Tickets are on sale for Saturday, June 18 event happening at Veterans Memorial Park in Beach Haven from 11 am to 5 pm.

This festival is hosted and presented by Jetty, the locally-based coastal lifestyle apparel brand and ...

Barnegat Class of 2023 Fundraiser at Playa Bowls Lacey June 15

LACEY, NJ - On Wednesday, June 15 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. the Barnegat Class of 2023 is looking for your support. 

Help the "new" Senior class raise money for next year's Project Graduation by purchasing from Playa Bowls Lacey. 

Playa Bowls is located at 44 Manchester Ave Ste M in Lacey. 

Bird and Betty's in Beach Haven Hosting the B-Street Band Thursday Night

BEACH HAVEN - Bird and Betty's is having a special Thursday night show featuring the B Street Band. They are the original Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band and a fixture at the Jersey Shore for over 40 years.

In fact, “Backstreets” was the first band in the world to do a unique tribute to a live performer. ⁠Nearly 6000 performances later, now named the B Street Band ...

Community Cafe Reopens for Seniors at the Southern Ocean Service Center

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP – With the ceremonial red ribbon and scissors in hand, members of the Ocean County Board of Commissioners, Community Services Inc., Meals on Wheels of Ocean County and a host of others recently joined to celebrate the reopening of the Ocean County Senior Nutrition Site at the Ocean County Southern Service Center, 179 South Main Street, here.

"When we opened this ...

Skittles Gummies, Starburst Gummies and Life Savers Gummies Recalled Due to Presence of Metal

SKITTLES® Gummies, STARBURST® Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS® Gummies are being recalled due to the potential presence of a very thin metal strand embedded in the gummies or loose in the bag, announced Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC.

The recall was initiated after the company received reports from consumers. 

Products were manufactured by a third party and distributed in the ...

Compassion Café Pop-Up Event Saturday Morning in Surf City

SURF CITY, NJ - Memorial Day Weekend is here and there's no better way to start your day than with some extraordinary service. Join Compassion Café Saturday morning from 8-11 a.m. for a special pop-up event at Society Beach in Surf City. 

Grab your morning coffee, bagels, muffins and Compassion Café merchandise. You can even be the first to purchase exclusive small ...

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Fireworks: Know What's Legal and What's Not

July 1, 2022

NEW JERSEY - "According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more fires are reported on Independence Day than any other day of the year, with more than half of those fires caused by fireworks. Added to fires are injuries," says the Township of East Brunswick in a message on Friday.

To help ensure everyone has a safe and happy holiday, here is attached a flyer ...

Stafford Police Chief Tom Dellane Sworn in as 107th President of the NJ Association of Chiefs of Police

ATLANTIC CITY - Stafford Township Police Chief Thomas Dellane was sworn in as the 107th President of the New Jersey Association of Chiefs of Police on Wednesday, June 29 in Atlantic City.

Dellane has served in the police force for 35 years in Stafford Township. This is an outstanding honor for Dellane, considering he is one of hundreds of department chiefs in the state. 

The NJ ...

Barnegat Police Chief Germain Responds to Bear Sightings on Sunday

BARNEGAT, NJ - On Sunday, June 26, multiple bear sightings were reported to the Barnegat Township Police Department.

The American Black Bear was seen in some backyards Sunday, near the high school and even downtown.  

Barnegat Police Chief Germain shared the following letter:

Afternoon Barnegat-- I’m sure you’ve heard the news… While we all love living on ...

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Thu, July 7, 7:00 PM

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Planning Board Cancelled

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Ship Bottom Waterfront Park, Ship Bottom

Ship Bottom Thursday Summer Concert Series

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Sat, July 9, 12:00 AM

Barnegat Dock, Barnegat

Barnegat Dock Concerts Every Saturday

Beach Haven Charter Fishing's Junior Mates Fundraising Cruise Upcoming and Fishing News

June 20, 2022

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association President Captain John Lewis is reminding everyone that on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, the association’s Junior Mates will host a fundraising cruise on the “Black Pearl” pirate boat from 7:00-8:30 PM. A minimum donation is $75 while children under 18 accompanied by a paying adult will be $25.

Proceeds from ...

Coquina Jam Surf Contest Set for July 24 which Benefits Those Affected by Cancer

LONG BEACH ISLAND - Registration is now open for the 14th annual Coquina Jam - an all women's surf competition with 100% of proceeds benefiting the Jetty Rock Foundation and David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation.

The event is held to support women, children and families affected by a Cancer diagnosis via David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation and the Jetty Rock ...

World Cup 2026 Coming to New Jersey

JERSEY CITY, NJ - The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way.

On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the 2026 World Cup tournament.

While the number of matches and in what rounds of the ...

Parents Inc.’s Family Helpline Provides Families with FREE 24-Hour Help, Hope and Support

June 22, 2022

No one ever said being a parent or teen was easy.
 

Whether you’re a parent dealing with the “terrible twos” or a teenager feeling lost and confused, help and support is just a phone call away.
 

Parents Inc. offers the Family Helpline (1-800-THE-KIDS) - a free and confidential statewide service that offers 24/7 live support for parents, teens, children and ...

Viking Pest Control, Local Exterminator Offers Discount On Award-Winning Mosquito, Tick and Spotted Lanternfly Services

Viking Pest Control (Viking Pest), an award-winning pest control company based in Basking Ridge, N.J., was rated top 10 in the country for pest control and top 5 for mosquito and termite service by Forbes Home, and best in the country for sustainability by The Spruce. In celebration of this recognition, Viking Pest is offering new customers a $50 discount on all services.

In addition to the ...

Township of Ocean Seeking Pictures to be Featured in 2023 Community Calendar

June 27, 2022

WARETOWN, NJ - The Township of Ocean is preparing for their 2023 Calendar and is asking for help from their community. 

They are seeking colorful, scenic photos of the Township for their 2023 Annual Township Calendar.

This calendar is published and distributed to all Township of Ocean residents every year.

To submit photos please email: clerk@twpoceannj.gov or submit ...

Long Beach Island Named NJ's Best Summer Travel Destination

LBI Region, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, which serves as the accredited Destination Marketing Organization for the Long Beach Island region, proudly shares the 2022 Travel Pulse report for the best summer destinations in America.

The members of the chamber recognize the importance of a summer vacation, and look forward to welcoming friends and families to this great ...

Safely Shred and Recycle your Documents this Saturday, June 18 in Waretown

WARETOWN, NJ - This Saturday, June 18 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. safely shred and recycle all documents at the Municipal Complex Lot, located at 50 Railroad Avenue. This is open to all Ocean County Residents, but no businesses. 

All documents will be destroyed confidentially on site. You must stay in your vehicle at all times. 

The event will remain open until the time is up or the ...

VIDEO: Patriotic Group Hangs Flags on Parkway, Baseball Field Ribbon Cutting, Residents Awarded for Art and Police Academy Graduation

July 1, 2022

NEW JERSEY - A group of patriotic residents hang flags on a Garden State Parkway overpass ahead of July 4th. Plus, a new baseball field ribbon cutting. Also, two residents are awarded for their art contributions. And, a police academy graduation.

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland Bank and Bag Up ...

VIDEO: Cornhole Champions, Firefighters Save Ducklings, Teachers Honored for Fellowship Graduation and Gearing Up for July 4th

NEW JERSEY - A town crowns cornhole champions. Plus, firefighters rescue stranded ducklings and reunite them with their mother. And, several teachers honored for their fellowship graduation. Also, one town gears up for a massive July 4th celebration. 

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland ...

VIDEO: Stevens Student Recognized by NASA, Police Department Celebrates 138 Years, Union County College Renamed and 6th Graders L.E.A.D.

NEW JERSEY - A Stevens Institute of Technology student is recognized by NASA. Plus, a police department celebrates 138 years. And, Union County College gets a new name. Also, 6th graders graduate from the L.E.A.D. program. 

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland Bank and Bag Up ...

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Stafford Police Chief Tom Dellane Sworn in as 107th President of the NJ Association of Chiefs of Police

July 1, 2022

ATLANTIC CITY - Stafford Township Police Chief Thomas Dellane was sworn in as the 107th President of the New Jersey Association of Chiefs of Police on Wednesday, June 29 in Atlantic City.

Dellane has served in the police force for 35 years in Stafford Township. This is an outstanding honor for Dellane, considering he is one of hundreds of department chiefs in the state. 

The NJ ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Top $5 a Gallon for First Time

NEW JERSEY — For the first time ever, the average price of a gallon of unleaded gas in New Jersey is over $5. AAA says drivers are paying $5.01 on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. That's up 3 cents from yesterday and nearly $2 from this time last year.

AAA says the rising cost of oil and high demand for gas is keeping the prices at the pump high.

“People are still fueling up, despite ...

Sign Up for July TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinar

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding an informational webinar on July 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. for anyone who may be interested in owning/operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform.

"TAPinto has become the dominant player in the local news and digital marketing space," Shapiro said. "I look forward to our July ...

Veteran Journalist James McQueeny Joins TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto is announcing veteran New Jersey journalist James McQueeny is joining TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist.

"We are thrilled to welcome veteran journalist and public policy analyst James McQueeny to the TAPinto family. Jim brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to TAPinto," TAPinto Founder and CEO ...

TAPinto Owners and Publishers Attend Networking Event

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — TAPinto's franchise owners gathered in person for the first time in more than two years in Berkeley Heights on June 6, 2022, at a networking event. For some TAPinto owners, it's the first time they were able to see one another in person.

The publishers had a chance to catch up and hear from TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro. Sen. Jon Bramnick, a ...