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Southern Rams Softball Loses 2-0 to Raritan in Shore Conference Tourney Contest

May 22, 2018

STAFFORD - Raritan grabbed a 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning defeating Southern Regional on Tuesday afternoon in a first round contest in the Shore Conference Tournament.

Both pitchers had strong outings.Erin Boyle got the win on the mound for Raritan. She went seven innings, allowing no runs, eight hits, struck out six and did not walk a single ...

Southern Girls Golfers Defeat Central Regional 225-231 to End Season with 6-6 Record

TUCKERTON - The Southern Regional Girls Golf defeated Central 225-231 on Monday afternoon at the Atlantis Golf Course.  The win boosts the team's season record to 6-6.  The Lady Rams are coached by Jim McCabe.

Annie McCallion had the best score with a 53 for Southern.  Mia Roslin of Central was one shot behind with a ...

Southern Defeated 6-0 by Cherokee in State Softball Tourney Action

MARLTON - Karly Messina tossed a one-hit shutout with two walks to power sixth-seeded Cherokee to a 6-0 win over 11th-seeded Southern in the first round of the South Jersey, Group 4 tournament in Marlton.

Anna Messina had a big game at the plate, going 3-for-4 with three singles, a run and three RBI. Emma Gilmore collected two singles and three runs of her own. Jordyn Deveney drove in a run ...

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

May 22, 2018

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, ...

Homeland Security Hometown Seminar Taking Place June 7 at Stafford Township Fire House

STAFFORD, NJ - The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and the US Department of Homeland Security in partnership with Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office and local law enforcement will host a highly valuable session to help local businesses and their employees contribute to the safety and security of the community.

With ...

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 ...

Peaceful Birth NJ Offering 5-Week HypnoBirthing® Class Series Starting May 20

May 15, 2018

TOMS RIVER, NJ - Peaceful Birth NJ is offering a 5-week class series on HypnoBirthing® at Array of Light NJ, located at 511 Dover Road in Toms River. 

Christina Ha of Peaceful Birth NJ offers birth services as a labor doula and as a HypnoBirthing® practitioner.

"My passion for peaceful birthing stems from my own birth experiences. ," Christina said.

Southern Regional Basketball Program Offers Youth Camps This Summer

STAFFORD - Southern Regional Boys Basketball Head Coach Eric Fierro announced recently the schedule for a number of weeks of basketball instruction this summer at the Southern Regional campus.

Southern Boys Basketball Camps are designed to introduce area youth basketball players to the skills and fundamentals of the game while teaching them the culture and philosophies of Southern Boys ...

Southern News Network (SNN) Wins Top Categories at Film Festival

STAFFORD -On Saturday, April 28, 2018, SNN brought home the Best Drama and Audience Choice awards at the 2018 Ocean County Library Film Festival for the short film "ELLA".

Written by Senior's Vincent Ferman and Mary Newman, it is a heartwarming story of two students who work through adversity to develop a mutual respect for their own disabilities. 

The short film stars ...

Ship Bottom Police Department Participating in National "Click It or Ticket" Program May 21-June 3

May 19, 2018

SHIP BOTTOM - The Ship Bottom Police Department will be participating in the nationwide “Click It or Ticket” campaign.

This is a high visibility traffic enforcement program used to enforce NJS 39:3-76.2f (Failure to Wear Seatbelt).

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that over 50% of all vehicle occupants killed between 2010 and 2014 were ...

Little Egg Harbor Man Charged with Murder

LITTLE EGG HARBOR – A 25-year-old Little Egg Harbor man has been charged in the stabbing murder of another township man.

Kendrick Coley is charged with murder, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and Little Egg Harbor Police Department.

Police were dispatched to 21 Maplewood Drive at ...

Homeland Security Hometown Seminar Taking Place June 7 at Stafford Township Fire House

STAFFORD, NJ - The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and the US Department of Homeland Security in partnership with Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office and local law enforcement will host a highly valuable session to help local businesses and their employees contribute to the safety and security of the community.

With ...

A.J. Perri Helping Veterans in Need - Again

May 20, 2018

TINTON FALLS, NJ – A.J. Perri is back helping veterans in need – this time launching a search for veterans and their families through a partnership with ABC-TV.

As part of the A.J. Perri Cares Program, a lucky New Jersey veteran and their family will receive air conditioning/heating relief this summer.

"They fought for our country, and their families sacrificed," said ...

Kookout for Kevin: Benefit Sunday for Kevin Adams, Area Man Recently Sticken with Brain Cancer

STAFFORD - The Manahawkin Motorcycle Committee, Beach have Moose Riders and the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh Ocean County are joining forces to help their special brother Kevin Adams in his struggle with brain cancer. 

Music will be provided by the 8 Track Attack. The Ocean County Emerald Society Pipes and Drums will present a special performance for Kevin.

The cost is ...

Open House this Saturday May 19 at Beautiful Custom Built Home on Lagoon in Waretown with Realtor Dianna Ivanov of KW Village Square

May 16, 2018

WARETOWN, NJ - On Saturday May 19, enter a beautiful custom built home on a lagoon with stunning bay views during an open house event.

View the home, located at 120 Harborage Pl. in Waretown this Saturday from 1-4 p.m. with Realtor Dianna Ivanov of Keller Williams Village Square Realty. 

View Listing Below:

120 Harborage Pl
Waretown, NJ ...

Two Open House Showings Saturday in the Village Harbor Section of Stafford

STAFFORD, NJ - There will be two Open House showings this Saturday May 12 with Van Dyk Realtor Marion Romano in the Village Harbor section of Stafford.

The first showing will be located at 109 Gilbert Drive from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. with the other showing from 12-2 p.m. at 152 Peter Road.

See listings below:

$449,900 109 Gilbert Drive Stafford Township

Credits: Marion Romano ...

Brand New Real Estate Listing with Open House Today 3-5 in Ocean Acres

STAFFORD,NJ - The brand new listing by Van Dyk Realtor Marion Romano went live this morning for a "sprawling ranch in desirable Ocean Acres."

There will be an Open House showing this afternoon from 3-5 p.m. at the home located at 152 Stowaway Road in Manahawkin.

See Listing Below:

$259,900 152 Stowaway Road Manahawkin

Posted May 11, 2018

Credits: Marion Romano - The ...

Kookout for Kevin: Benefit Sunday for Kevin Adams, Area Man Recently Sticken with Brain Cancer

May 19, 2018

STAFFORD - The Manahawkin Motorcycle Committee, Beach have Moose Riders and the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh Ocean County are joining forces to help their special brother Kevin Adams in his struggle with brain cancer. 

Music will be provided by the 8 Track Attack. The Ocean County Emerald Society Pipes and Drums will present a special performance for Kevin.

The cost is ...

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 ...

Two Open House Showings Saturday in the Village Harbor Section of Stafford

May 11, 2018

STAFFORD, NJ - There will be two Open House showings this Saturday May 12 with Van Dyk Realtor Marion Romano in the Village Harbor section of Stafford.

The first showing will be located at 109 Gilbert Drive from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. with the other showing from 12-2 p.m. at 152 Peter Road.

See listings below:

$449,900 109 Gilbert Drive Stafford Township

Credits: Marion Romano ...

Brand New Real Estate Listing with Open House Today 3-5 in Ocean Acres

STAFFORD,NJ - The brand new listing by Van Dyk Realtor Marion Romano went live this morning for a "sprawling ranch in desirable Ocean Acres."

There will be an Open House showing this afternoon from 3-5 p.m. at the home located at 152 Stowaway Road in Manahawkin.

See Listing Below:

$259,900 152 Stowaway Road Manahawkin

Posted May 11, 2018

Credits: Marion Romano - The ...

Newly Renovated Ocean Acres Lake Park Ribbon Cutting Celebration Set for June 1

May 22, 2018

STAFFORD — Life in Stafford Township will improve with the completion of the renovated Ocean Acres Lake Park scheduled for June. The Ocean Acres Lake area of Stafford is a beautiful portion of the township.

The township is currently completing the work on the park.  

A news release from the local government leadership included the ...

Congressman MacArthur Introduces Amendment to Protect Children on SNAP

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur introduced an amendment to the Farm Bill that would protect children from the actions of parents with respect to SNAP work requirements:

“My amendment clarifies that if an adult is deemed ineligible for SNAP due to work requirements, that children in the household will remain eligible for their own benefits,” Congressman MacArthur ...

Congressman MacArthur Hosts Roundtable on Addiction Treatment and Recovery Chief Recovery Specialist from Ocean County Testifies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, ongressman Tom MacArthur chaired the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force roundtable on effective addiction treatment and recovery.

During the roundtable, Members received an update from Christopher M. Jones, PharmD, M.P.H, of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), John Brogan, Chief Recovery Specialist from Ocean County, and ...

Newly Renovated Ocean Acres Lake Park Ribbon Cutting Celebration Set for June 1

May 22, 2018

STAFFORD — Life in Stafford Township will improve with the completion of the renovated Ocean Acres Lake Park scheduled for June. The Ocean Acres Lake area of Stafford is a beautiful portion of the township.

The township is currently completing the work on the park.  

A news release from the local government leadership included the ...

Congressman MacArthur Introduces Amendment to Protect Children on SNAP

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur introduced an amendment to the Farm Bill that would protect children from the actions of parents with respect to SNAP work requirements:

“My amendment clarifies that if an adult is deemed ineligible for SNAP due to work requirements, that children in the household will remain eligible for their own benefits,” Congressman MacArthur ...

Prosecutor, Other Experts to Discuss Opioid Crisis at Ocean County Town Hall 

LITTLE EGG HARBOR TWP. — Ocean County experts will provide residents an in-depth look into the opioid epidemic ravaging the county and the state at a Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall Series hosted by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey.

The town hall, which is open to the public free of charge, will be held from 6-8 ...

Homeland Security Hometown Seminar Taking Place June 7 at Stafford Township Fire House

May 15, 2018

STAFFORD, NJ - The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and the US Department of Homeland Security in partnership with Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office and local law enforcement will host a highly valuable session to help local businesses and their employees contribute to the safety and security of the community.

With ...

Prosecutor, Other Experts to Discuss Opioid Crisis at Ocean County Town Hall 

LITTLE EGG HARBOR TWP. — Ocean County experts will provide residents an in-depth look into the opioid epidemic ravaging the county and the state at a Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall Series hosted by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey.

The town hall, which is open to the public free of charge, will be held from 6-8 ...

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TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Steve Lenox of TAPinto Paterson

This week's feature will focus on TAPinto Paterson's franchisee, Steve Lenox. Find out how the current owner of a public affairs firm went from a former State Director for Senator Frank Lautenberg to a proud TAPinto franchisee for New Jersey's third largest city.

 

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