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Fontana, Johnson and Mulrane Lead Southern Regional Boys Lacrosse to 10-8 State Tourney Victory Over Kingsway Regional

May 20, 2017

STAFFORD - The Southern Regional Rams were victorious on Saturday morning in a quarterfinal round matchup in the South Jersey, Group 4 tournament at home.  Nick Fontana scored three goals and had three assists to lead the third seed Rams over the sixth-seeded Kingsway Regional 10-8,.

Will Johnson scored three goals and Kyle Mulrane added two assists and a goal for Southern.  The ...

Southern's Boys Volleyball Team Captures Shore Conference Tournament Crown

STAFFORD - The Southern Regional Boys Volleyball team captured the Shore Conference Tournament Championship on Friday at Southern. 

In the semifinals, Southern defeated Lacey 2-0 by scores of 25-16 and 25-13.  The Rams then faced Christian Brothers Academy of Lincroft and were victorious winning two matches by scores of 25-18 and 25-17.

Southern record improves to 32-1 on the ...

Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey Announce Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez as Master of Ceremonies for New Jersey State Youth of the Year Gala

STAFFORD, NJ - The Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey announced today that 2016 Olympic Gold & Silver Medalist and “Dancing with the Stars” Champion Laurie Hernandez will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the NJ State Youth of the Year gala on June 6th at Montclair State University, Conference Center Ballroom in Montclair, NJ.

The Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey Youth of ...

LBI Region Businesses 'Get Acquainted' at the 'Kickoff to Summer' Party Hosted by the Southern Ocean Chamber

May 18, 2017

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Wednesday night local businesses throughout Southern Ocean County came to Panzone's Pizza and Pasta in Beach Haven to network with one another in preparation for the 2017 summer season. 

The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce hosts this event each year to help businesses mix and mingle with fellow members, as well as meet and engage with the chamber's ...

Edison Heating and Cooling Celebrating 30th Anniversary with Special Bonus Savings

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – This year marks Edison Heating and Cooling’s 30th anniversary and, in honor of its three decades of service, the company is offering customers special bonus savings. Through the end of June, residential costumers can receive $2,000 off any combined high-efficiency furnace and air conditioner purchase and installation.

“Our Double Coupon ...

Southern Ocean Chamber Hosts Annual 'Summer Kick Off Party' this Wednesday Night

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - This Wednesday, May 17, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. come "get aquainted" with fellow Southern Ocean Chamber of Commerce members and business owners. 

This years "Summer Kick Off Party" will be held at Panzone's Pizza and Pasta, located at 1106 N. Bay Avenue in Beach Haven.

The event will feature delicious food, light conversation, and a cash bar.

Island Beach State Park to Host Annual Fun Day on Saturday, May 20

May 16, 2017

TRENTON – Island Beach State Park, the jewel of New Jersey’s State Park System, will give visitors an opportunity to watch the release of young diamondback turtles into their natural habitat, as well as other youth-oriented environmental activities during Ocean Fun Day on Saturday, May 20.

This year’s 14th annual Ocean Fun Days are scheduled from 11 a.m.

Southern Track Stars Danielle Sinko and Abby Johnson Make College Commitments

STAFFORD - Southern Regional Girls Track and Field seniors Danielle Sinko and Abby Johnson recently made their commitments to compete in track on the college level.  

Simko will continue her career at the University of New Hampshire, a member of the American East Conference. Johnson will attend Sacred Heart University in the Northeast Conference.  

Stockton University Celebrates Largest Commencement in Their History at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY  - Stockton University held its largest Commencement ceremony ever and its first in Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, the community where Stockton’s first classes were held in 1971 and where steel is rising for a residential campus set to open in fall 2018.

“This is awesome!” said University President Harvey Kesselman, looking around as close to 10,000 ...

Stafford Township Police Set to Join Forces in the New "HART" Addiction Recovery and Treatment Program

May 22, 2017

TOMS RIVER  - On Friday May 19, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato announced that the “Heroin Addiction Response Program” (HARP) will now be known as the “Blue Hart” (Blue Heroin Addiction Recovery & Treatment) Program.  

The new name also brings along Stafford Township's Police Department under the leadership of Chief Thomas Dellane.

Stafford Man Arrested on Narcotics and Weapons Charges

STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Police Department’s Drug Enforcement Unit, along with the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Special Operations Group, Barnegat Township Drug Enforcement Unit, and the Ocean County SWAT Team executed a search warrant at a residence on Voyager Lane in the Ocean Acres section of Stafford Township. The warrant was executed Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at ...

Fraud and Theft Arrests Made by Stafford Police at Dick's Sporting Goods in Stafford Park Shops

STAFFORD, NJ - On Saturday May 13, the Stafford Township Police Department received a call at 10:19 p.m. from the Dick’s Sporting Goods store at the Stafford Park shopping center.

The call was made in reference to "two female subjects who were suspected by store management to be involved in credit card fraud and theft by deception from other Dick’s Sporting Goods stores ...

Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey Announce Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez as Master of Ceremonies for New Jersey State Youth of the Year Gala

May 19, 2017

STAFFORD, NJ - The Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey announced today that 2016 Olympic Gold & Silver Medalist and “Dancing with the Stars” Champion Laurie Hernandez will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the NJ State Youth of the Year gala on June 6th at Montclair State University, Conference Center Ballroom in Montclair, NJ.

The Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey Youth of ...

Ladies of Laughter Comedy Night in Stafford on June 24

STAFFORD - Start your summer off right with lots of laughs with family and friends!

Join us as The Stafford Township Arts Center, The Causeway Family of Dealerships and The Mainland at The Holiday Inn Hotel present, “Ladies of Laughter” on Saturday June 24th @ 7:30pm.

This night of comedy features  “The Real New Jersey Housewife” Robin Fox, along ...

2017 Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure Set for May 21

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Nearly 2,000 people are expected when the 2017 Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure is held at Liberty State Park in Jersey City on Sunday, May 21.

The race is partially sponsored by TAPinto.net.

The Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure’s official Master of Ceremonies will be WABC-TV Eyewitness News reporter Anthony Johnson, who has been a member of the the ...

Open House Saturday by Marion Romano: Just Reduced 20 Ruth Drive in BHW

May 19, 2017

STAFFORD, NJ - Open House on Saturday May 20 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at 20 Ruth Drive in the Beach Haven West section of Manahawkin. 

Stafford Twp.- Beach Haven West- LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION...this MINUTE to Open Bay Boating Location is What You have been Waiting for * Better than New and Totally Redesigned, this Custom Beautifully Finished Waterfront Home in sought after Beach ...

Featured Real Estate by Marion Romano: 95 Gregg Drive in BHW Open House Friday

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

Marion Romano has been helping people fulfill their dream of living at the shore for over a decade.

Want to make living at the shore your dream as well? Check out this beautiful Beach Haven West home at 95 Gregg Drive Manahawkin, NJ. 

Visit the open house Friday May 19 from 4:00-7:00 ...

Open House by Marion Romano: 20 Ruth Drive in BHW Saturday May 13

STAFFORD, NJ - Open House on Saturday May 13 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at 20 Ruth Drive in the Beach Haven West section of Manahawkin.

Stafford Twp.- Beach Haven West- LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION...this MINUTE to Open Bay Boating Location is What You have been Waiting for * Better than New and Totally Redesigned, this Custom Beautifully Finished Waterfront Home in sought after Beach Haven West ...

Southern Ocean Chamber Hosts Annual 'Summer Kick Off Party' this Wednesday Night

May 15, 2017

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - This Wednesday, May 17, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. come "get aquainted" with fellow Southern Ocean Chamber of Commerce members and business owners. 

This years "Summer Kick Off Party" will be held at Panzone's Pizza and Pasta, located at 1106 N. Bay Avenue in Beach Haven.

The event will feature delicious food, light conversation, and a cash bar.

Black Whale Restaurant Group Opening New Parkers Garage in Beach Haven

BEACH HAVEN - In the summer Beach Haven is an extremely busy area and it now offers another fine option for dining.

The Black Whale Restaurant Group, which owns numerous bars and restaurants in Southern Ocean County recently announced that they are opening Parker’s Garage and Oyster Saloon.  The bar and restaurant is located on the bayfront in Beach Haven.

They are scheduled to ...

Open House Saturday by Marion Romano: Just Reduced 20 Ruth Drive in BHW

May 19, 2017

STAFFORD, NJ - Open House on Saturday May 20 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at 20 Ruth Drive in the Beach Haven West section of Manahawkin. 

Stafford Twp.- Beach Haven West- LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION...this MINUTE to Open Bay Boating Location is What You have been Waiting for * Better than New and Totally Redesigned, this Custom Beautifully Finished Waterfront Home in sought after Beach ...

Featured Real Estate by Marion Romano: 95 Gregg Drive in BHW Open House Friday

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

Marion Romano has been helping people fulfill their dream of living at the shore for over a decade.

Want to make living at the shore your dream as well? Check out this beautiful Beach Haven West home at 95 Gregg Drive Manahawkin, NJ. 

Visit the open house Friday May 19 from 4:00-7:00 ...

Featured Real Estate: 186 Holly Avenue

STAFFORD, NJ - This beautiful home in the Forest Ridge Estates section of Cedar Run is on the market and now reduced for $514,500.

To schedule a viewing, call Marion Romano at 201-394-6320.

Buy Now and Move in Just in Time for the 2018 Stafford Twp. "Award Winning" School Season, WOW! * Better than Brand New Center Hall Colonial in Prestigious Forest Ridge Estates * Welcomed by ...

Island Beach State Park to Host Annual Fun Day on Saturday, May 20

May 16, 2017

TRENTON – Island Beach State Park, the jewel of New Jersey’s State Park System, will give visitors an opportunity to watch the release of young diamondback turtles into their natural habitat, as well as other youth-oriented environmental activities during Ocean Fun Day on Saturday, May 20.

This year’s 14th annual Ocean Fun Days are scheduled from 11 a.m.

Ciattarelli Rails Against NJ Transit, Calls for Overhaul

SECAUCUS, NJ - Saying both Democratic and Republican administrations had ignored transportation infrastructure problems in the state for too long, Republican businessman and gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli has released his plans to overhaul NJ Transit.

Ciattarelli, a member of the state Assembly and resident of Hillsborough, said his priority would be to restore the ...

9th Legislative District Praise Legislation Passed for Open Space Projects

STAFFORD - Senator Christopher J. Connors, Assemblyman Brian E. Rumpf and Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove praised the signing of legislation (S-2997) that appropriates nearly $60 million for open space projects.

Funding for the projects will come from constitutionally dedicated corporation business tax (CBT) revenues for the State acquisition of lands for recreation and conservation ...

Stafford Township Police Set to Join Forces in the New "HART" Addiction Recovery and Treatment Program

May 22, 2017

TOMS RIVER  - On Friday May 19, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato announced that the “Heroin Addiction Response Program” (HARP) will now be known as the “Blue Hart” (Blue Heroin Addiction Recovery & Treatment) Program.  

The new name also brings along Stafford Township's Police Department under the leadership of Chief Thomas Dellane.

Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey Announce Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez as Master of Ceremonies for New Jersey State Youth of the Year Gala

STAFFORD, NJ - The Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey announced today that 2016 Olympic Gold & Silver Medalist and “Dancing with the Stars” Champion Laurie Hernandez will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the NJ State Youth of the Year gala on June 6th at Montclair State University, Conference Center Ballroom in Montclair, NJ.

The Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey Youth of ...

Long Beach Island Speed Limits Back Down

LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - Summer is right around the corner which means the speed limits have gone back down to their usual peak season mph. Shortly following, the traffic lights will also be going back on. 

9th Legislative District Praise Legislation Passed for Open Space Projects

May 11, 2017

STAFFORD - Senator Christopher J. Connors, Assemblyman Brian E. Rumpf and Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove praised the signing of legislation (S-2997) that appropriates nearly $60 million for open space projects.

Funding for the projects will come from constitutionally dedicated corporation business tax (CBT) revenues for the State acquisition of lands for recreation and conservation ...

Stafford Township Police Set to Join Forces in the New "HART" Addiction Recovery and Treatment Program

May 22, 2017

TOMS RIVER  - On Friday May 19, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato announced that the “Heroin Addiction Response Program” (HARP) will now be known as the “Blue Hart” (Blue Heroin Addiction Recovery & Treatment) Program.  

The new name also brings along Stafford Township's Police Department under the leadership of Chief Thomas Dellane.

Stafford Man Arrested on Narcotics and Weapons Charges

STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Police Department’s Drug Enforcement Unit, along with the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Special Operations Group, Barnegat Township Drug Enforcement Unit, and the Ocean County SWAT Team executed a search warrant at a residence on Voyager Lane in the Ocean Acres section of Stafford Township. The warrant was executed Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at ...

Fraud and Theft Arrests Made by Stafford Police at Dick's Sporting Goods in Stafford Park Shops

STAFFORD, NJ - On Saturday May 13, the Stafford Township Police Department received a call at 10:19 p.m. from the Dick’s Sporting Goods store at the Stafford Park shopping center.

The call was made in reference to "two female subjects who were suspected by store management to be involved in credit card fraud and theft by deception from other Dick’s Sporting Goods stores ...

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