Down the Shore

January 16, 2019

TRENTON, NJ - Legislation signed last summer prohibiting smoking at public beaches and parks in New Jersey goes into effect today. The bill, S-2534, updates the “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act of 2006.” According to the American Lung Association, more than 480,000 people die from tobacco use and ...

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WASHINGTON, DC — New Jersey’s commercial and recreational fishing industries ranks among the top 10 nationally in terms of revenues and employment, according to the latest report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. In 2016, both saltwater fishing industries in the state ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — A flood watch will remain in effect until 7 p.m. Friday with up to 1½ inches of  rain expected to soak the Jersey Shore before it all ends, according to the National Weather Service. With widespread moderate to locally heavy rain expected throughout the day and early ...

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BELMAR, NJ — It may have been early Christmas morning, but it certainly wasn’t Santa and his reindeer that caused a commotion on several front lawns along Route 35 in Belmar. A pick-up truck traveling north on Route 35 (River Road) near 16th Avenue hit a utility pole between 1715 and 1713 River ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ - The Memorial Service for the Caneiro family is Sunday and the Karidis and Caneiro families have shared with TAPinto Colts Neck a Family Statement: "The Karidis and Caneiro families are grateful for the outpouring of love and support we have received from our devoted family, the ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ - The Colts Neck arson and murder case is deepening as Keith Caneiro's brother is charged with trying to burn his own home down earlier in the day in Ocean Township. The brother, Paul Caneiro, sits in a jail cell. He has now gotten a lawyer. He looked to one who used to work in the ...

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SHIP BOTTOM - The 39th Annual Ship Bottom Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, December 1 at 1 p.m.  The parade will run along Long Beach Boulevard from 5th to 25th Street. .   This years theme is "A Great White Christmas." Area community members are encouraged to enter a float for your ...

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BEACH HAVEN - Do you love to run or get good exercise?  There is an opportunity to exercise and contribute to a tremendous cause and need in the Southern Ocean County area. The Southern Ocean County Hunger Foundation is an organization committed to combating hunger in the area.  The Hunger ...

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BARNEGAT - Barnegat Township is hosting a special Thanksgiving Farmers Market on Sunday November 18. The Market will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be plenty of Jersey farmers with fresh home grown seasonal produce, fruits, herbs, flowers.   There will also be an array of featured ...

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STAFFORD -  On Sunday morning Stafford Township Police announced that the Stafford Police along with multiple agencies will be continuing the search for Mr. Quach.  The search will be in the Ocean Acres / Barnegat Twp border. At about 12 p.m. on Friday, he was at the Manahawkin Nursing & ...

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RED BANK, NJ – One of the reasons you can see your toes in the ocean water - Clean Ocean Action! The Clean Ocean Action benefit happened in Sea Bright last night at Windows on the Water, Surfrider Beach Club. The theme was "Ocean in Motion" - celebrating the season of marine migration and ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — A 59-year old woman walking along Route 35 in Neptune early this morning has died as a result of being struck by a motor vehicle, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. Sonia Naranjo of Neptune was pronounced dead from her injuries at 12:42 a.m. on October 21 — ...

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LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years ...

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LAVALLETTE, NJ — Firefighters from across the state are helping to keep a Livingston teen’s name alive through a memorial playground currently being built in Lavallette — the Jersey Shore town where Brendan Tevlin spent every summer of his 19 years. After members of the New Jersey Firefighters’ ...

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BARNEGAT LIGHT, NJ — When members of the U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people from their sinking recreational vessel in Barnegat Inlet yesterday, they found the boaters prepared for the emergency. A Coast Guard boat on August 30 responded to a radio distress call from the boat, which was taking ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND – There are many great opportunities to enjoy the afternoon and nightlife in the area on this Sunday August 12. Facedown performs at the 68 Street Beach in Long Beach Township from 1 to 3 p.m. live.   Read below for the complete list of Sunday's entertainment options in ...

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STAFFORD, NJ - A critical auto accident took place on Friday morning at Route 72 and Marsha Drive near the causeway. The Stafford Police responded to a multi vehicle collision.  The colllision left one person dead and two people transported to area hospitals by helicopter.  The Stafford Police ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND – A big event at 9 a.m.on Saturday is the Coquina Jam, womens surfing competition at 68 Street Beach in Long Beach Township. The proceeds goes to a great charitable cause. Below is the overview of Saturday's entertainment options in Stafford and Long Beach Island.  Area ...

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LONG BRANCH, NJ — New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation on Friday prohibiting smoking at public beaches and parks in New Jersey. The bill, S-2534, updates the “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act of 2006.” “The Jersey Shore has always been one of our state’s—and nation’s—great natural ...

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AVON-BY-THE-SEA, NJ — Nearly 10 months after it was ravaged by fire, Schneider’s restaurant in Avon-by-the-Sea was demolished this week — piece by nostalgic piece. The demolition, which began on July 16 and took three days to complete, attracted dozens of onlookers who shared stories about the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — It’s no secret that Belmar Manutti Marina ranks among the best boating destinations along the Atlantic coast. Tucked along the eastern shoreline of the idyllic Shark River — just a five-minute trip by boat to the ocean — the state-of-the-art marina is a top choice among boaters ...

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Belmar's beaches on Ocean Avenue are open and not affected by the closing of the L Street beach, which is located on the other side of town off Route 35 along the Shark River.  BELMAR, NJ — The L Street Beach along the Shark River remains closed due to unsafe swimming triggered by ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND – The unofficial start to the summer season is here. Memorial Day weekend kicks off with a lot of opportunities for entertainment and nightlife on Long Beach Island and Stafford Township. The following is today's entertainment lineup for Sunday, May 27.  Remember to be safe and ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - With much anticipation for warmer weather, longer days and salty seas, visitors flock back each year to the Long Beach Island Region to enjoy the many pleasures this resort area brings. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce operates a fully staffed visitor center, ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Mayor Brian Magovern wasn’t going to let the rough ocean surf and high winds get in his way yesterday of pardoning “Larry the Lobster” to begin the New Jersey Seafood Festival. Instead, Magovern moved the May 18 event from the Fifth Avenue beach to the quieter waters of the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Two Belmar specialty eateries have made the national food-hopping map. Coney Waffle Ice Cream and Sweet Shop on Ocean Avenue and Hoagitos in Belmar Plaza are featured this month on television shows touting what makes them stand out from the rest. The over-the-top ice cream creations ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking information on a fatal shooting and motor vehicle accident that occurred early this morning on Route 18 in Colts Neck. After being closed for nearly eight hours between Routes 537 and 34, Route 18 was reopened in both directions ...

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BRANT BEACH, NJ - Are you ready for sun and warmth?  Spring and summer fun is not that far away even though the weather has been so cold recently. The St. Francis Community Center is offering a Basic Boating Safety Course in May.  Registration is open for the course that is being held on ...

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BRANT BEACH - The Long Beach Island Shuttle, an extremely popular service for visitors and residents of Long Beach Island, will have a fee for the first time beginning Memorial Day weekend.  The Long Beach Township Board of Commissioners made the announcement at their meeting on Monday, April ...

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BELMAR, NJ — A baby seal waddled its way onto the Fifth Avenue beach earlier today to enjoy one of the warmest days of spring so far. Around noon on April 12, photographer Nancy Orlowski took these snapshots, which have also been posted on the Belmar Facebook page where it states that the ...

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