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Joseph Simunovich, Driving Force Behind Hackensack Meridian Merger, Remembered For A Lifetime Of Achievement

June 23, 2019

HACKENSACK, NJ -- New Jersey business leaders and elected officials are praising the life and legacy of Joseph Simunovich, a towering figure in business, environmental sustainability and health care, after his unfortunate passing on Tuesday at the age of 78. Among his many accomplishments, Simunovich is being remembered as a driving force behind the creation of Hackensack Meridian Health, the ...

2019 Clambake at Manahawkin Elks on July 13

STAFFORD - Manahawkin Elks Lodge #2340 will be holding their annual Clam Bake on July 13 from 1 to 5 p.m. 10,000 clams have been ordered. Clams will be served fresh or steamed.  This event is open to the public. 

There will also be clam chowder, chicken, corn, burgers, hotdogs, and beverages.

Tickets purchase by July 7 are $30.00.  Tickets the day of the event are ...

Dan Taylor Steps Down, Peg Reynolds Steps Up to Lead the Hunger Foundation of Southern Ocean County

STAFFORD - Dan Taylor has served for ten years as the Board President of The Hunger Foundation Of Southern Ocean. The Foundation recently announced that Taylor is stepping down and turning the over the reins to Peg Cullen. Peg is the Co-owner and General Manager of Reynolds Garden Shop & Floral Market.

The Association's board unanimousily elected Peg as President at ...

Dreamtastic Night Out: An Evening of Fun for Families Affected by Cancer Diagnosis at Fantasy Island Amusement Park

BEACH HAVEN - David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation has partnered with Fantasy Island Amusement Park for Dreamtastic Night Out, an evening of fun for families affected by a cancer diagnosis, this Saturday, June 22. 

This event gives individuals & families affected by cancer the opportunity to enjoy a Long Beach Island summer tradition at no cost. We are ...

Hunger Foundation of Southern Ocean County Gives $100,500 to Local Food Pantries After Successful Hunger Relief Dinner

STAFFORD - On May 1, the Hunger Foundatoin of Southern Ocean County held their 24th Annual Hunger Relief Dinner at the Holiday Inn in Manahawkin.   The theme was "Night at the Derby."

On June 6, the Foundation had a roundtable discussion with the eight food pantries the organizaotin supports. The group also dispersed checks to the eight pantries totalling $100,500 ...

Local Athletes Head to Special Olympics New Jersey's Summer Games at The College of New Jersey

EWING, NJ  – From Friday, June 7, to Sunday, June 9, nearly 2,500 athletes will participate in the annual Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) Summer Games. At Summer Games - the culminating competition event of the Summer sports season for SONJ - athletes will compete in bocce, gymnastics, powerlifting, softball, swimming, tennis, and track & field.

There are six local ...

Honoring the 75th Anniversary of ‘Longest Day,’ Local Heroes

SURF CITY - History remembers it as the “Longest Day” – D-Day, June 6, 1944, the beginning of the end for Hitler’s “1,000-Year Reich.”

Historian Cornelius Ryan wrote the first definitive account of the landings. According to him, an American general made a prediction on the morning of the invasion, stating that people would be talking about ...

Chance Encounter to Premiere at Southern Regional High School on June 3

STAFFORD - Local Southern alum Jimmy Ward, who grew up in Manahawkin, graduated from Southern Regional and just recenly San Francisco State University is a gifted media talent.  His astounding resume, considering all of this was accomplished while in school full time includes just completed work on his fourth Netflix production. His resume also includes Showtime, HGTV, MTV and a litany ...

Local Patriot Honors the Memory of His Uncle

PARSIPPANY - Parsippany resident, Tom Hemmer recently wrote this to honor is Uncle's memory. With his permission, it is shared here, to honor his family and the many veterans, this Memorial Day, who gave their lives to secure a better life for future generations. 

This Memorial Day, I want to honor my uncle Francis Joseph Bailey, who died serving in the Pacific during World War ...

Manahawkin Elks Lodge #2340 Super 50/50 on Sale Now

STAFFORD - The Manahawkin Elks has a Super 50/50 open to the public. $5.00 per ticket. Drawing will be held during the Annual Clam Bake on July 13th. Stop by and get your tickets. See the bartender to purchase. The pot is over $1500 at this time.

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