With Dredging Done, Little Egg Inlet Sees Return of Channel Markers to Aid Boaters

May 25, 2018

LONG BEACH, NJ — After a 14-month absence, the channel markers are back in place in the Little Egg Inlet.

A U.S. Coast Guard team successfully installed eight lighted buoys on May 21 after they were removed in March 2017 when the buildup of sand reduced the depth of the inlet, making it impassable for most boats.

The shoaling triggered the need for a major dredging project, which was ...

Memorial Day Weekend's Long Beach Island and Stafford Entertainment Lineup

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 this weekend’s rundown. Remember to be safe and use Uber or Lyft while out in the evenings.

Arlington, 1302 Long Beach Boulevard, Ship ...

Memorial Day Weekend Kicks off Summer 2018 in the Long Beach Island Region

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, who always sees demand for customer inquiries rise either through their digital platforms, ...

Southern Ocean Made Brew Trail Awarded for NJ Tourism Excellence

SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. -The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce proudly announces its selection for the The New Jersey Tourism Industry Excellence Award for its recently launched Southern Ocean Made Surf & Sip Brew Trail. They join a select group across the state being recognized for the accomplishments of those who achieved true excellence in providing an exceptional experience that ...

Belmar L Street Beach: Volunteers Welcome for Horseshoe Crab Tagging Effort

BELMAR, NJ — With the start of the monthlong horseshoe crab spawning season, Belmar’s L Street Beach is among several locations along the Shark River where these marine arthropods come ashore during this brief period of time.

In an effort to monitor population trends and movement of these crabs, the American Littoral Society and Shark River Cleanup Coalition are teaming up for the ...

Belmar Gives Businesses One Year to Ditch Plastic Bags for More Eco-Friendly Options

BELMAR, NJ — Looking to keep plastic bags off its beaches and out of its waterways, Belmar is starting with the business community to help make that happen.

The borough council approved an ordinance on May 15 that gives retail establishments until next spring to find a more environmental-friendly way to bag purchases before a ban on single-use plastic bags takes effect.

The borough is ...

The Center Lane of Long Beach Boulevard to Be Raised to Combat Increased Flooding

SHIP BOTTOM – The last few years seem to have seen a significant increase of flooding on Long Beach Island. The Ocean County Road Department is scheduled to take action to address one prevalent flooding area in Ship Bottom between 24th Street and 33rd Street in Long Beach Township.   
The County plans to raise the crown in the center turn lane on Long Beach ...

Belmar's 'Doughboy' Leaving Town on Tuesday for Much-Anticipated Repair

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar’s treasured “Spirit of the Doughboy” statue will be carefully taken down from its pedestal on Tuesday, May 8 and transported about 45 minutes away to be repaired — nearly two years after it was damaged by vandals.

Billed by the Belmar Historical Society at the 88-year-old monument’s “going away party,” the removal process will ...

TAPinto Nutley's 'Shore Report' isn't just a Summer thing

NUTLEY, NJ - Who says you have to wait until June to visit the Jersey Shore - find out what's going on 'Down The Shore' right now on TAPinto Nutley.

The Shore Report on TAPinto Nutley. is a member of the New Jersey Press Association, and is the only locally owned news organization serving the community.

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New Belmar Company Delivers Fresh Linens Directly to Jersey Shore Vacation Rentals

BELMAR, NJ — Andrea Springer and Janine LeMoult believe they have found a natural niche in the seasonal lodging business. They have launched Blue Cottage Linens, a premium linen rental service for both short- and long-term vacationers.

Aimed at simplifying the rental experience at the Jersey Shore, the Belmar-based company offers fresh linens, towels, and essentials that are delivered ...

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