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July 2, 2022

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 ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ -- The unofficial start to summer will be a busy one this year, as AAA predicts 39.2 million people will travel 50 miles or more from home this Memorial Day weekend. This is an increase of 8.3% over 2021, bringing travel volumes almost in line with those in 2017. Air travel continues ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – From April 1 to Sept. 5, Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will open seven days a week for various tours and immersive experiences. Since she was restored and established as an educational museum in 2001, Battleship New Jersey has become a must-see attraction on the Camden ...

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NEW JERSEY -- COVID kiboshed the parade last year and this year the weather pushed the Morris County Parade a week out. The Morris County St. Parade will now take place on Saturday March 19 at 12noon. Other parades in New Jersey include: South Amboy St. Patrick’s Day Parade (Sunday, March 20 ...

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NEW JERSEY -- When the COVID spread across America in early March 2020, it wreaked havoc on the “St. Patrick’s Season” for both 2020 and 2021. Not only did the pandemic put the kibosh New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the largest in the world on March 17, but it also led to the cancellation ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Winter storms, bad weather and sloppy road conditions are a factor in nearly half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. In fact, about 46 percent of all crashes involving bad weather take place in the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- You may have noticed that the McDonald's located on the Garden State Parkway South in Bloomfield is no longer open. Many have speculated online about what new eatery will occupy the space.  According to the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, the Connie Chung rest stop restaurants ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Almost 30 years after Hoboken tried and failed to create a museum dedicated to its own home-grown musical legend, the city successfully unveiled its first statue to Frank Sinatra in celebration of his 106th birthday on Sunday. "It is truly a great honor to unveil this ode to ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The Bergen County Zoo at Van Saun County Park is hosting a "Holiday Lantern Spectacular," and spectacular it is! The display, called "Let It Glow!", is a holiday light show sponsored by the Friends of the Bergen County Zoo in partnership with Tianyu Arts & Culture, Inc., ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – Essex County Executive DiVincenzo invites the public to spend part of their holiday season at the Annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo. Free admission is being offered at The Holiday Lights Spectacular, which will be held as ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Turtle Back Zoo's giraffe will only be on exhibit through this weekend, then they'll head into their barn for the long NJ winter.  A great subject for photos, there is a lot to learn about these magnificent beasts, the obvious being their height. Giraffe are the tallest land ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - With All Hallow's Eve festivities taking up much of next week, this weekend is the perfect time to get out and see the show our forests put on every year.  The NJ Forest Service is reporting that the many areas of High Point State Park and New Jersey Veterans' Memorial are past ...

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NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey Forestry Service reports that the annual autumn foliage show is taking place in every county in the Garden State. The north westernmost part of the state is near peak conditions while color is just starting to pop up in the southern counties.  This is a great weekend ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — With a three-day weekend upon us, why not get out and photograph something. According to the NJ Forestry Service, the autumn leave show is taking center stage in some counties, and waiting in the wings in others.  Right now, The Fall Foliage Show in NJ is at the midpoint in Sussex ...

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NEW JERSEY — This may be the Garden State, but this time of year our attention shifts from tomatoes and zucchini in home gardens to oaks and maples as the forest and parks being their annual show.  According to the NJ Forest Service, the show is beginning in the northwesters part of the state — ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — The Bergen County Zoo welcomed the Red Wolf exhibit on Friday as hundreds clamored to get a glimpse of two red wolves visiting from the Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem, New York. Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Board of County Commissioners were on hand at the ...

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NEW JERSEY — The arrival of October means two things in the Garden State: everyone will purchase the big bag of candy for Halloween this week (and eat it all before next weekend), and the leaves across the state are going to put on a fantastic show.  The New Jersey Forest Service issued a ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ — The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, in partnership with Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc., will be hosting the annual county fair at Garret Mountain Reservation from Thursday, Aug. 12 to Sunday, Aug. 15. On Aug. 12 and 13, the fair will be open from 6 to 11 p.m.

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TRENTON, NJ — Belmar resident John Walsh is the winner of New Jersey’s “Your Voice, Your Shot” video contest, which is part of the state’s public health campaign encouraging residents to get the coronavirus vaccine. Walsh’s “Jersey Summer” video was selected as the public’s favorite during ...

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