Little Egg Harbor & Tuckerton Top Stories

August 3, 2020

NEW JERSEY - Effective 5am on Tuesday, August 4, a Statewide State of Emergency has been declared by Governor Murphy for Hurricane Isaias. Do not be on the roads unless absolutely necessary, said Governor Murphy. All State offices will be closed on Tuesday and only essential employees should ...

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LIttle Egg Harbor/Tuckerton NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning that remains in effect for our area. The latest local forecast shows wind equivalent to Tropical Storm Force with peak forecast 40- 50 mph with gust to 70 mph happening Tuesday, Aug 4 throughout the ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ - The National Hurricane Center operated through National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued an advisory this morning as the once Tropical Storm Isaias is now a Hurricane Category 1 and is expected to hit portions of Florida's east coast late tonight. With ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – The pandemic has created a greater number of families finding themselves in financial crisis.  Ocean County residents needing food assistance should know there are resources available.  Even when schools closed to in-class sessions, most districts continued to make meals ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ - The families of students had the opportunity to participate in two zoom sessions on July 30, hosted by Superintendent Dr Melissa McCooley. At the beginning of the session, Dr McCooley referenced the  119 page reopening document was sent in advance of the noon and five pm ...

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The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members responded to COVID 19 safety issues by creating a dynamic ChowderMonth, to support local businesses that will launch Labor Day Weekend   Due to restrictions currently in place this year’s Chowderfest  will bring chowder tasters directly to ...

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Ocean County, NJ-   THE 2020 CENSUS is entering the home stretch and Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari reminded everyone to please complete their census questionnaire.             “An accurate Census count is incredibly important to Ocean County and will help determine the amount of federal ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR NJ- Extraordinary times hit our community with the COVID19 pandemic, restrictions and response. It changed the lens on how we view the present and the future. While days here are never predictable, it always has familiar routines and friendly faces. TAPinto dropped in on a few ...

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If you recently purchased hand sanitizer from any of the Walmart stores in New Jersey, you should immediately check the brand as it may be part of a nationwide recall for a potentially lethal ingredient.   The 4e Brands North America recently announced a voluntary recall of 10 bottle sizes of ...

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TUCKERTON, NJ- The Tuckerton Elementary School is getting prepared to share school reopening this week through virtual meetings with the families and faculty. Superintendent and Business Administrator Janet Gangemi and Tuckerton Elementary Principal Siobhan Grayson are excited to get things started ...

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NEW JERSEY - July 27th is National New Jersey Day. Today we're going to find out what's unique about the Garden State, and maybe settle some serious issues. New Jersey was the third state to ratify the Constitution of the United States of America, the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights.

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ - Coastal Communities face the constant challenges from erosion of their shoreline. Living Shorelines have become a natural way to stabilize, introduce food production and improve water quality. Southern Ocean County is home to dedicated volunteers who comprise the nonprofit ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Education was a main focus of Gov. Phil Murphy’s COVID-19 press conference in Trenton on Friday afternoon. Earlier,  he announced that parents who want their children to do online learning only would not be required to send their kids to school. “This is not going to be a normal ...

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TUCKERTON, NJ -  News of two accidental deaths have left friends and family devastated, as the community struggles to aid children left behind. On Monday, July 20, Stacy and Keith Kaznowski passed away in unrelated incidents just hours apart leaving behind a teenage son and daughter. An online ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR- Friday night just got brighter and Grease is the word as the Edward Thornton Little Egg Harbor Community Center announced their July 24 movie screening of Grease. This 1978 classic musical will have everyone singing along.  The film will begin at dusk, approximately 8:30 pm and ...

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This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. While Gov. Phil Murphy complained Wednesday about the latest federal stimulus proposal from ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR- The Pinelands Regional School District is getting ready to unveil their plans for a safe 2020-21 school year with COVID 19 precautions and options in mind. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced that schools will reopen for in person as well as remote learning this fall. The ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The resumption of contact sports practices and new state guidance for all-remote learning were announced by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy during his COVID-19 briefing Monday. Murphy said he signed an executive order today allowing for sports practices that require contact drills and ...

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The Covid-19 Pandemic has been difficult for businesses big and small, but the Little Egg Harbor Township Committee has come up with a way to help bolster consumer traffic. The first of a series of billboards featuring business logos and names within the town has been erected on Rt 539 across from ...

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Extraordinary times hit our community with the COVID19 pandemic, restrictions and response. It changed the lens on how we view the present and the future. While days here are never predictable, it always has familiar routines and friendly faces. Tapinto dropped in on a few neighbors to catch up ...

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