Dog Days of Summer

April 13, 2021

MIDDLETOWN, NJ -  This a story about Prancer. He's a bit angry. However, he needs a little love and maybe it's going to come from you. Regardless, Prancer is helping the great work at The Second Chance Pet Adoption League - they are a place to check out, so you can rescue a furry friend. You can ...

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BELMAR, NJ — With seals venturing onto Jersey Shore beaches in recent weeks, the Marine Mammal Stranding Center is cautioning people to stay a safe distance away — and that means keeping at least 150 feet back, which is about the length of three school buses. “Recently there have been several ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ –The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable and the Somerset County Park Commission have resumed weekly Saturday morning Dog Walks on the trails at the stable property with two separate walks, and in compliance with social distancing requirements. Due to current state health ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Long Beach Island natives, Rob and Jane Romanowski are proud to announce the launch of Queen City Cycle Boat, making its debut for the 2021 season. The Queen City Cycle Boat will be Jersey Shore's first and original pedal powered party boat, the Beach Haven couple told ...

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WARREN, NJ — Pet Valu, a specialty pet food and supplies retailer, has announced it will shutter all 358 of its U.S. stores, including locations in Gillette and Warren..  Jamie Gould, Pet Valu’s recently appointed chief restructuring officer, said in a news release that the company’s stores ...

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Editor’s Note: October 29, 2012. It is a day that the Belmar community will never forget. Superstorm Sandy ravaged the Jersey Shore town, leaving a path of destruction that left an indelible mark on its residents, including John Walsh. While he is known for producing short comedy videos — many ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ — Help Vets Pets is in dire need of monetary donations to cover the costs of emergency veterinary costs incurred over the past few weeks. The program, facilitated by Friends of Valley Brook, provides food and veterinary care for the dogs and cats of veterans living at Valley ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND — A potentially record-breaking boat rally took place on Saturday at the Jersey Shore. Saturday’s Jersey Shore parade began at 9:30 a.m. in Toms River. According to a Facebook post promoting the event, the parade split into different groups, with one ending at Morrison’s Marina in ...

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Borough Steps Up Communication with Public on Real-Time Beach Updates BELMAR, NJ — During this summer of COVID-19, a day at the beach isn’t what it used to be in Belmar. Beach capacity limits and other coronavirus restrictions have put pressure on Belmar beachfront employees, lifeguards and ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ - Video footage surfaced Thursday morning of a shark attacking a dolphin right off the shore in Long Beach Township. Video footage was provided by Sean Donohue, who says he witnessed the encounter near 106th Street Beach. There are unconfirmed reports that the dolphin ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ — With many towns canceling their Fourth of July fireworks due to COVID-19 crowd concerns, Long Beach Township has decided to present them with social distancing in mind. The firework celebration will take place at 68th Street in Brant Beach on the bay, but Bayview Park ...

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SURF CITY — On Saturday afternoon a small banner plane crashed into the ocean at 13th Street in Surf City.  The Surf City Police Department and Patrolmen Costabile and Rible arrived on scene and found a small banner plane had crashed into the ocean. Surf City lifeguards, Scott Meggitt and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The COVID-19 pandemic shifted many veterinary clinics from routine to emergency-only appointments – leaving pet owners to address minor injuries and basic grooming issues normally resolved by professionals. Veronica Jones, D.V.M., an emergency medicine veterinarian at ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Nature calls, but you might want to be careful how you answer it... In this afternoon's daily COVID-19 briefing, Col. Patrick Callahan of the New Jersey State Police commented about the, "inordinate" amount of human waste generated at parks statewide following the reopening of ...

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Special to TAPintoSPF. 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. Sustained by tourism, many Shore communities have seen off past crises.

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ  — The Beach Haven Borough Mayor and Council released two executive orders on Friday, May 8.  They have to do with rescinding the April 7 beach restriction order and some direction for businesses as they prepare for the summer.  What a time we live in! There are more than a few ...

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