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Tenth Annual Coquina Jam Ladies Surfing Contest Set for July 29

July 20, 2018

BRANT BEACH - Jetty's Tenth Annual Coquina Jam, which is presented by Hackensack Meridian Health - Southern Ocean Medical Center will be held at 68 Street beach in the Brant Beach section of Long Beach Township, NJ on Sunday, July 29 at 9 a.m.

The focus of the Coquina Jam is to raise money for one or more females battling a cancer diagnosis through the fun, yet competitive female ...

17 Fascinating Facts About Rutgers Athletics

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For all the critics of the athletics program at New Jersey’s largest public university, there are more than a dozen reasons to cheer for successes of the sports programs and teams on the playing fields, in classrooms and beyond.

Here are 17 on the field and off the field things this took place this past academic year at Rutgers University:

1. Rutgers had four ...

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July 12, 2018

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Rutgers Hikes Tuition, Student Fees for 2018-2019 Academic Year

July 19, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors on Wednesday approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than this past school year.

Student housing will increase 1.9 percent, ...

National Night Out in Stafford Township on August 7

July 18, 2018

STAFFORD - Stafford Police and Stafford Recreation is inviting the entire Stafford Township community to celebrate and attend the 2018 National Night Out at the Manahawkin Lake Park Tuesday, August 7 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Ty Mares will be performing live.  The Stafford Police will do Police and K-9 demonstrations.  There will be BMX Bicycle demonstrations, the Card Board Box Regatta, ...

Manahawkin Man Injured in Auto Accident Monday in Beach Haven West

STAFFORD - On Monday afternoon a Stafford Township man was injured when his vehicle struck a construction trailer on Charles Boulevard in the Beach Haven West section of the township.  

The Stafford Township Police Department reported that a Hyundai Elantra driven by Adolph Schlesinger, 89 years old of Manahawkin, NJ, was traveling north on Charles Boulevard approaching Lawrence ...

National Night Out Presented by the Long Beach Township Police Department at Bayview Park in Brant Beach on August 7

BRANT BEACH - The annual National Night Out event will again be hosted by the Long Beach Township Police Department on August 7  from 5 to 9 p.m.  The event will take place at Bayview Park, 68 Street and Long Beach Boulevard in Long Beach Township.  

This free event features music by Ted Hammock and Jason Booth.  

Kids will have opportunity to join in by ...

Tenth Annual Coquina Jam Ladies Surfing Contest Set for July 29

July 20, 2018

BRANT BEACH - Jetty's Tenth Annual Coquina Jam, which is presented by Hackensack Meridian Health - Southern Ocean Medical Center will be held at 68 Street beach in the Brant Beach section of Long Beach Township, NJ on Sunday, July 29 at 9 a.m.

The focus of the Coquina Jam is to raise money for one or more females battling a cancer diagnosis through the fun, yet competitive female ...

National Night Out in Stafford Township on August 7

STAFFORD - Stafford Police and Stafford Recreation is inviting the entire Stafford Township community to celebrate and attend the 2018 National Night Out at the Manahawkin Lake Park Tuesday, August 7 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Ty Mares will be performing live.  The Stafford Police will do Police and K-9 demonstrations.  There will be BMX Bicycle demonstrations, the Card Board Box Regatta, ...

Twenty Sixth Annual St. Mary's Nights of Summer Carnival Begins Tonight Through Sunday in Manahawkin

STAFFORD - The Twenty Sixth Annual St. Mary's Nights of Summer Carnival opens tonight, Tuesday July 17 at 6 p.m.  The carnival runs through Sunday night this week.
  
The carnival is open each night from 6 to 10:30 p.m. 

All area residents and visitors are encouraged to attend and have a great night with friends an family. 

There is free parking, great food, ...

Open House this Sunday with Marion Romano at 'Updated and Move In Ready Waterfront Home' in Village Harbor Section of Stafford

July 12, 2018

STAFFORD, NJ - Open House this Sunday July 15 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with Realtor Marion Romano at 39 Henry Drive in the Village Harbor section of Stafford Township.

See Listing Below:

$429,900 39 Henry Drive Stafford Township

Credits: Marion Romano - The Van Dyk Group

Listing Stats

Address: 39 Henry Drive
City: Manahawkin
State: NJ
Zip ...

The Impulsive's Lead Friday July 20 Entertainment Options on Long Beach Island and in Stafford Township

July 20, 2018

LONG BEACH ISLAND – Local band and area favorite the Impulsives will be performing at the Old Causeway on Friday evening.  Shorty Long and the Jersey Horns are playing at the Surf City Hotel Beach Club. Third Watch is playing at Buckalews at 9 p.m. .

Read below for the complete list of Thursday's entertainment options in Stafford and Long Beach ...

Tenth Annual Coquina Jam Ladies Surfing Contest Set for July 29

BRANT BEACH - Jetty's Tenth Annual Coquina Jam, which is presented by Hackensack Meridian Health - Southern Ocean Medical Center will be held at 68 Street beach in the Brant Beach section of Long Beach Township, NJ on Sunday, July 29 at 9 a.m.

The focus of the Coquina Jam is to raise money for one or more females battling a cancer diagnosis through the fun, yet competitive female ...

Mushmouth at Ship Bottom Waterfront Park and Thunder Thursday at the Shell Lead Thursday's Entertainment in Stafford and on Long Beach Island

LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Ship Bottom Summer Thursday Evening Concert takes place on Thursday night at the Waterfront Park located at Tenth Street and Shore Avenue at the “Bayfront” in Ship Bottom.  Mushmouth is the featured band. All are invited to bring the entire family for an evening of live entertainment overlooking the bay.  Remember to bring ...

Connors, Rumpf and Gove: Budget Process One-Sided Debate – Higher Taxes and No Spending Cuts

July 11, 2018

STAFFORD AND LONG BEACH ISLAND - Following the conclusion of State budget deliberations which centered on how much to raise taxes, Senator Christopher J. Connors, Assemblyman Brian E. Rumpf and Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove reemphasized the pressing need to control government spending and oppose extreme taxation policies that drive residents out of the state.

"While we certainly had our ...

Geoffrey the Giraffe Moves In To New Brunswick Children's Hospital

July 13, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over a stretch of nearly 70 years, Geoffrey the Giraffe at Toys R Us stores was the symbol of happy times for generations of children, and now he may provide those same feelings for children coming to a hospital.

"From this day forward, Geoffrey stands tall in our lobby to encourage our smallest patients to smile when they enter our facilities," said John ...

N.J. Expands Vital Hepatitis C Treatments for Medicaid Enrollees

TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Human Services on Tuesday announced expanded hepatitis C treatments for all Medicaid enrollees in the state, a policy facilitated by increased funding in the fiscal year 2019 budget. The improvement comes amid ongoing concern about increased infections due to the opioid epidemic and a growing focus on identifying and treating hepatitis C infection ...

Festival of the Sea at St. Francis in Brant Beach August 8-12

July 16, 2018

BRANT BEACH - Everyone enjoys the excitement of a summer carnival.  It brings out the child in all of us.  Since 1975, St. Francis of Assisi Parish has been hosting the Festival of the Sea Carnival, annually.   The Festival of the Sea begins Wednesday, August 8, and continues through Sunday, August 12. The carnival will be open nightly (weather permitting) from 6:00 to ...

Yardley, PA Man Charged with Assault on Long Beach Township Beach Badge Checker

July 8, 2018

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP - On July 4, a Yardley, Pennsylvania was charged with simple assault against a local beach badge checker.  The Long Beach Township Police Department responded and investigated that alleged act of assault on the beach badge checker. 

The police investigated resulted in the establishment of probable cause to charge Warren Marr, of Yardley, Pennsylvania for the ...

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Murphy Administration Takes Action to Help Smokers Quit

July 17, 2018

TRENTON – The Murphy administration on Monday announced new steps to help New Jersey Medicaid recipients quit using tobacco by making it easier to receive tobacco cessation medications and counseling.

“Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in New Jersey, leading to chronic lung disease, heart disease, stroke and cancer,” said New Jersey Human ...