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Southern Coach Chuck Donohue Honored With Election Into the NJ Football Hall of Fame

June 26, 2017

STAFFORD, NJ - Southern Regional football coach Chuck Donohue was honored on Monday night by being received as a member of the New Jersey Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

Coach Donohue was honored on Monday evening at the Phil Simms North-South High School Football Classic at Kean University.  Coach received his award from Phil Simms, the former New York Giant and Hall of Fame ...

Southern Girls Lacrosse Camp July 17-20: Registration is Open

STAFFORD - Southern Regional Girls Lacrosse head coach Lori Johnson has announced that she and her staff are leading a girls lacrosse camp this summer.  

The camp will be directed by Coach Johnson, along with former and current college lacrosse players on July 17-20 from 9 a.m to noon.  

The camp is open to players in grades 2-9 on Fields 18-19 on the Southern campus. 

The ...

Southern Regional to Offer Four Different Soccer Camps This Summer

STAFFORD - The Southern Regional Athletic Department is offering Boy's and Girl's soccer camps this summer.  There are four different soccer instruction sessions being offered this summer.

Southern Boys Soccer Camp: Directed by Coach Matt Moore, July 17 to 21, 9-11 a.m., for players in grades 3-8.  
Field 9.   mmoore@srsd.net

Southern Girls Soccer Camp: ...

The Iconic Surflight Theatre and Showplace Ice Cream Parlor Reopens Today

June 23, 2017

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Area residents and visitors have missed the Surflight Theatre and Show place Ice Cream parlor these past few years.  The property went into closure a few years but just recently an owner has been found who has made significant changes and improvement. It is with great anticipation that this wonderful theatre and ice cream parlor will reopen on Friday. There is a ...

"Surf the Sidewalk"in Surf City Opens Up Saturday

SURF CITY - The newly formed Surf City Business Cooperative will kick off a special event that will be held throughout the summer called “Surf The Sidewalk."  The initial event will be this Saturday June 17.

The cooperative will hold the event every Friday through December. The group seeks to promote and stimulate tourism and commerce in Surf City.  The group has great ...

Southern Coach Chuck Donohue Honored With Election Into the NJ Football Hall of Fame

June 26, 2017

STAFFORD, NJ - Southern Regional football coach Chuck Donohue was honored on Monday night by being received as a member of the New Jersey Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

Coach Donohue was honored on Monday evening at the Phil Simms North-South High School Football Classic at Kean University.  Coach received his award from Phil Simms, the former New York Giant and Hall of Fame ...

Stockton University Holding Informational Meetings About New B.S. in Nursing Program in Manahawkin

STAFFORD - Registered nurses with an associate degree or diploma in nursing who are interested in earning their Bachelor of Science degree are invited to attend informational sessions about Stockton University’s RN-BSN nursing program, which will begin this September in Manahawkin, N.J.

Free sessions will be held at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Monday, June 26 at Stockton at Manahawkin, 712 E.

Man Arrested in 2015 Murder of Former Stafford Resident and Southern Regional Athlete Kevin DeOliveira

STAFFORD - A local mom had her best night of sleep in 2.5 years last night after the arrest of a man accused of murdering her son in Burlington, Vermont in 2015.  

Richard Monroe has been indicted on several charges in U.S. District Court in Burlington, Vermont.  Monroe was apprehended in Texas.   

Prosecutors believe Monroe shot and killed Kevin DeOliveira, 23, formerly ...

Huge Arrest in Ocean County for Medicaid and Government Assistance Fraud

June 26, 2017

LAKEWOOD, NJ - There was a huge bust on Monday in regards to gross fraud in nearby Lakewood in Ocean County.  People with strong income are accused of grossly taking advantage and exploiting New Jersey and the Federal government.  

Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato and State Comptroller Philip James Degnan announced on Monday, June 26 the first of multiple ongoing ...

Stafford Police Captures Elite Fitness Challenge Championship for Third Straight Year

MANCHESTER, NJ - On Wednesday, June 7 the Stafford Township Police Department participated in the Third Annual Elite Law Enforcement Fitness Challenge, hosted by the Manchester Township Police Department. This team-based competition, held at Harry Wright Lake in Whiting raised more than $6,300 dollars.  This benefits the Ocean of Love Charity and the not-for-profit ...

Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Company Hosts Fifth Annual Summer Sizzle Block Party July 8

SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - The Fifth Annual Ship Bottom Summer Sizzle Block Party will be like years past, but only better.

The event will be hosted on Saturday July 8 from 4-10 p.m. by the Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Company outside of the firehouse at 2006 Central Avenue in Ship Bottom.

This year they are turning it up a notch with more craft beer selections and the addition of food ...

Sixth Annual Run for Hope a Great Success for David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation

June 22, 2017

STAFFORD - The Sixth Annual Stafford Run for Hope presented by D Finelli Construction and Lou’s Electric to benefit David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation took place on Saturday June 17.  227 athletes converged on Manahawkin Lake Park early on Saturday June 17 under overcast skies and temps around 80’.

Ross Reynolds, Race ...

Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Company Hosts Fifth Annual Summer Sizzle Block Party July 8

SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - The Fifth Annual Ship Bottom Summer Sizzle Block Party will be like years past, but only better.

The event will be hosted on Saturday July 8 from 4-10 p.m. by the Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Company outside of the firehouse at 2006 Central Avenue in Ship Bottom.

This year they are turning it up a notch with more craft beer selections and the addition of food ...

Coastal Volunteers in Medicine Offers Care to Those Without Health Insurance

STAFFORD - People without health insurance have a compassionate place to turn for help. Coastal Volunteers in medicine is a volunteer organization that provides care for those who cannot afford insurance. Coastal Volunteers in Medicine is located in Barnegat Township at 249 South Main St. (Route 9) in Suite 8.

CVIM is a free, non-urgent family health center treating patients without ...

Experience "Wednesday Fun Days" in Beach Haven Featuring Many Free Activities on Wednesdays

June 25, 2017

BEACH HAVEN - The Borough of Beach Haven is offering a lot of great free activities every Wednesday throughout the summer.  The promotion is called "Wednesday Fun Day."

Every Wednesday there will be free beach access, free use of boat ramps, free pickle ball, free tennis and celebrate the end of hte day with a free concert in Veteran's Park.

 

LBI and Stafford Weekend Entertainment

STAFFORD, NJ – Listed below is a list of entertainment for Saturday and Sunday this weekend.  The weather has taken a great positive turn. 

Here’s your Saturday and Sunday entertainment lineup. - 

Arlington, Ship Bottom

GREG WARREN Sunday, 6 p.m.

Daymark, 404 Broadway, Barnegat Light

Chevy Lopez Saturday 10 p.m.

Engleside Sand ...

The Iconic Surflight Theatre and Showplace Ice Cream Parlor Reopens Today

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Area residents and visitors have missed the Surflight Theatre and Show place Ice Cream parlor these past few years.  The property went into closure a few years but just recently an owner has been found who has made significant changes and improvement. It is with great anticipation that this wonderful theatre and ice cream parlor will reopen on Friday. There is a ...

Featured Waterfront Real Estate by Marion Romano: 150 Bernard Drive in Stafford Township

June 23, 2017

STAFFORD, NJ - Today's featured real estate listing is by agent Marion Romano of The Van Dyk Group.

This is a gorgeous waterfront home in the Village Harbor section of Stafford Township that offers luxurious living.

For more pictures or information please visit: marion.vandykgroup.com.

See Listing Below:

Stafford Twp.- Village Harbor- Luxurious Waterfront Living at its’ ...

"Surf the Sidewalk"in Surf City Opens Up Saturday

SURF CITY - The newly formed Surf City Business Cooperative will kick off a special event that will be held throughout the summer called “Surf The Sidewalk."  The initial event will be this Saturday June 17.

The cooperative will hold the event every Friday through December. The group seeks to promote and stimulate tourism and commerce in Surf City.  The group has great ...

Huge Arrest in Ocean County for Medicaid and Government Assistance Fraud

June 26, 2017

LAKEWOOD, NJ - There was a huge bust on Monday in regards to gross fraud in nearby Lakewood in Ocean County.  People with strong income are accused of grossly taking advantage and exploiting New Jersey and the Federal government.  

Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato and State Comptroller Philip James Degnan announced on Monday, June 26 the first of multiple ongoing ...

Beach Haven Borough Currently Experiencing Low Water Pressure

BEACH HAVEN - Management officials from the Borough of Beach Haven have recently (10:11 p.m. Sunday) sent out a bulletin about low water pressure problem.  

The statement from the Borough reads: "The Water Department is aware of the water pressure problem in Beach Haven Borough they are working to correct this problem.  We expect to have it resolved soon. Thank you for your ...

Long Beach Township Police Deparment Offering Open House to Public on Friday, June 23

BRANT BEACH - The Long Beach Township Police Deparment is offering their second annual open house this Friday, June 23 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m at the Police Headquarters located at 6805 Long Beach Boulevard in Brant Beach.  

The public is invited to visit the department and meet the officers.  This is an opportunity to learn about the department and get an inside look at the inner ...

Beach Haven Borough Currently Experiencing Low Water Pressure

June 25, 2017

BEACH HAVEN - Management officials from the Borough of Beach Haven have recently (10:11 p.m. Sunday) sent out a bulletin about low water pressure problem.  

The statement from the Borough reads: "The Water Department is aware of the water pressure problem in Beach Haven Borough they are working to correct this problem.  We expect to have it resolved soon. Thank you for your ...

Sixth Annual Run for Hope a Great Success for David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation

STAFFORD - The Sixth Annual Stafford Run for Hope presented by D Finelli Construction and Lou’s Electric to benefit David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation took place on Saturday June 17.  227 athletes converged on Manahawkin Lake Park early on Saturday June 17 under overcast skies and temps around 80’.

Ross Reynolds, Race ...

Stafford Police Captures Elite Fitness Challenge Championship for Third Straight Year

MANCHESTER, NJ - On Wednesday, June 7 the Stafford Township Police Department participated in the Third Annual Elite Law Enforcement Fitness Challenge, hosted by the Manchester Township Police Department. This team-based competition, held at Harry Wright Lake in Whiting raised more than $6,300 dollars.  This benefits the Ocean of Love Charity and the not-for-profit ...

Experience "Wednesday Fun Days" in Beach Haven Featuring Many Free Activities on Wednesdays

June 25, 2017

BEACH HAVEN - The Borough of Beach Haven is offering a lot of great free activities every Wednesday throughout the summer.  The promotion is called "Wednesday Fun Day."

Every Wednesday there will be free beach access, free use of boat ramps, free pickle ball, free tennis and celebrate the end of hte day with a free concert in Veteran's Park.

 

Our Gang Players Presents "Annie Jr." Friday June 30 Through Sunday July 2

BARNEGAT - The Our Gang Players is presenting "Annie Jr." this Friday June 30 though Sunday July 2.  The productions will be held at the Bengal Auditorium of the Barnegat High School, 180 Bengal Blvd. Barnegat, N.J. 08005.

Friday and Saturday's shows will begin at 7 p.m.  Sunday's matinee begins at 2 p.m.

All are invited to come and enjoy all the fabulous ...

The Iconic Surflight Theatre and Showplace Ice Cream Parlor Reopens Today

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Area residents and visitors have missed the Surflight Theatre and Show place Ice Cream parlor these past few years.  The property went into closure a few years but just recently an owner has been found who has made significant changes and improvement. It is with great anticipation that this wonderful theatre and ice cream parlor will reopen on Friday. There is a ...

Huge Arrest in Ocean County for Medicaid and Government Assistance Fraud

June 26, 2017

LAKEWOOD, NJ - There was a huge bust on Monday in regards to gross fraud in nearby Lakewood in Ocean County.  People with strong income are accused of grossly taking advantage and exploiting New Jersey and the Federal government.  

Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato and State Comptroller Philip James Degnan announced on Monday, June 26 the first of multiple ongoing ...

Manahawkin Man Arrested and Charged by Stafford Police for Harassment, Lewdness and Endangering the Welfare of a Child

STAFFORD, NJ - Stafford Township Police investigated an incident involving a harassment complaint of to a fifteen year old female on Thursday June 8, 2017.

The investigation led to the arrest of Thelbert L. Bradbury, age 75 of Manahawkin, NJ.

During the preliminary investigation, it was revealed that Bradbury had harassed a fifteen year old ...

Stafford Police Department Welcomes Newest Patrolman Anthony Vincent

STAFFORD -  On Wednesday morning, Stafford Township's Police Department welcomed their newest patrolman, Anthony Vincent.  Anthony will wear badge #115.  

Vincent was promoted at Tuesday night's Township Council meeting.  Anthony was sworn in by Mayor John Spodofora. Anthony's family was present at the ceremony. A special part of the swearing in was that ...

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One More Trenton Raid?

June 20, 2017

June is budget month in Trenton; the Governor and state Legislature are seeking to balance the budget in a challenging fiscal situation. Unfortunately, environmental funds top the list of places to find“extra” money to balance the budget.

Just a few months ago, with strong bipartisan support, the state Legislature acted to give voters the opportunity to protect natural resource ...

Home Inventory Service Provides Homeowner’s with Protection and Peace of Mind

June 26, 2017

LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ : Assets Assurance, LLC, a Home Inventory Service, announces now is the time to document your belongings before a disaster happens to your home. 

None of us like to think about the possible ways that we can lose part or our entire home. Fire, natural disaster and theft are only a few of the many possible ways you could lose everything. We spend our lives living ...