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Police Chiefs Say New Licensure Law Adds Accountability for Law Enforcement

August 14, 2022

STAFFORD - The time has finally come for New Jersey police officers to become licensed in similar fashion to other professions.

When Gov. Phil Murphy signed the law (S2742/A4194) on July 21 requiring licensure through the state’s Police Training Commission (PTC), it further assured the Garden State can continue to lead the nation in progressive police policies designed to enhance ...

Booker, Kim Discuss On P.O.I.N.T Program with Ocean County Police Departments and Medical Professionals

STAFFORD – On Monday, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Representative Andy Kim (D-NJ-03) joined the Stafford Police Department, Bright Harbor Health Care, and seven area police departments to highlight the On P.O.I.N.T. program, which provides on-site social workers for police departments to address the high volume of mental health, substance abuse, and social service-related calls and ...

Waretown Fire Safely Removes Vehicle that Struck Lunch Box on 9 on Wednesday, August 3

WARETOWN, NJ - On Wednesday, August 3, the Waretown Fire Department was dispatched to Lunch Box on 9, located at 542 Rt.9 in Waretown due to a motor vehicle collision into the building.

When the fire department arrived, they located a vehicle that had struck the front of the business causing damage and shifting of a load bearing wall.

"Waretown firefighters and members of the Ocean ...

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Barnegat Dock Concerts Every Saturday

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2021-22 Southern Regional High School Wrestlers Honored by Stafford Township Council

August 10, 2022

STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Council honored a number of community teams at its August 9 meeting.  

Mayor Myhre and the Stafford Town Council honored the 2021-2022 South Jersey Group 5 Championship team.  



Coach Donohue Interview with Rob Davis: Southern Regional High School Preseason Football Report

STAFFORD - Recently Southern Regional Football Coach Chuck Donohue Sr. sat down for a lengthy interview with Rob Davis on the Shore Football Report. 

This video was a preview of the 2022 Southern Regional Ram Football season. It also was a chance to hear from Coach Donohue reflect on his many successes in his over 50 year coaching career.

The interview concludes with Davis ...

Professional LAX League Team Coming to New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ -- The CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton will be one of eight locations to host a Professional Box Lacrosse Association (PBLA) team for its inaugural season set to begin in December 2022, officials have announced.

In addition to Trenton, teams will be located in Binghamton, NY; Charlotte, NC; Elmira, NY; Hampton Roads, VA; New England (Manchester, Springfield); and ...

​Community Medical Center Earns National Recognition for Women’s Care Excellence in Healthgrades OB/GYN Awards

August 12, 2022

​Community Medical Center Earns National Recognition for Women’s Care Excellence in Healthgrades OB/GYN Awards

Community Medical Center one of only 17 hospitals nationwide to receive all three Women’s Care Excellence Awards from Healthgrades.

Toms River, NJ, August 11, 2022 — Community Medical Center​, an RWJBarnabas Health facility​, has earned all ...


August 9, 2022

WALL, NJ – New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) announced it has teamed with Google and Energy Federation Inc. (EFI) for a third year in a row to provide the Google Nest Thermostat at no cost* to NJNG’s over half a million residential customers, helping households save energy and money.

As New Jersey residents are impacted by increasing energy costs, this offer reinforces NJNG’s ...

Local Crafters and Creators Day at Reynolds on Saturday

STAFFORD - Reynolds Garden Shop is hosting its First Annual Local Crafters & Creators Day! Join us in celebrating some amazing local crafters and creators that will be at Reynolds showcasing their handicrafts.

You’ll find locally crafted jewelry, clothing, pottery, and more. We’ll have many giveaways, sales, and promotions during the event so be sure to stop by! Come and listen ...

Barnegat Voters to Consider Prohibiting Signs on Public Property

August 10, 2022

BARNEGAT, NJ -  This election could be the last time that local residents will see signs of any type placed on public property within the municipality.

At the most recent Barnegat Township committee meeting, the governing body passed a resolution authorizing the Ocean County Clerk to place a non-binding referendum on the November 8th  General Election Ballot.

The public question ...

Ten Candidates to Vie for Five Barnegat BOE Seats

BARNEGAT, NJ – The Ocean County Clerk’s Office has released the unofficial list naming ten candidates for five open Barnegat Township Board of Education seats.

Many of those running for office are either past or present members of the Board of Education. Voters will be able to choose from seven candidates for three-year terms of office. Three individuals have put their names in the ...

Atlantic City Electric Upgrading Customers to New Smart Meters

August 16, 2022

LBI REGION - Atlantic City Electric will start the broad installation of new smart meters for its nearly 565,000 customers beginning in September and continuing through 2024. These upgrades are a key element of Atlantic City Electric’s Smart Energy Network, the company’s efforts to create smarter and more resilient energy infrastructure while providing new tools for an enhanced ...

Stafford Police Arrest Carteret Man and Woman in Home Depot Shoplifting Scheme

MANAHAWKIN, NJ - At approximately 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9th, the Stafford Township Police Department responded to a shoplifting call at the Home Depot located on Route 72 West in Manahawkin.

Upon arrival, the shoplifting was in progress by the suspect identified as Ronnie Bridgelal, 20 years old of Carteret, New Jersey when the suspect attempted to flee from Ptl. Adam Sherer. Ptl.

State Urges Residents and Businesses to Conserve Water as New Jersey Enters Drought Watch

TRENTON, NJ — Due to ongoing hot and dry conditions, New Jersey is under a drought watch as of Tuesday. The state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is asking residents and businesses to conserve water.

New Jersey has a three-stage drought advisory system. A drought watch is the first step. DEP says it's to encourage voluntary conservation measures, and, if ...

TAPinto Rahway Publisher David Brighouse Gives Back to the Community

RAHWAY, NJ — David Brighouse gives back to a place that has given so much to him.

"I feel like we have an obligation to give back," Brighouse said. "I owe something to the community."

He was born in Rahway — at Rahway Hospital, when babies were born there — and raised there too. Brighouse was a student in the Rahway Public School system, the same ...