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Southern Regional's Football Squad Defeats Howell 28-18 on Senior Night

October 20, 2018

STAFFORD - Southern scored three touchdown on running plays and one on a pass from quarterback Carmen Deo as Southern defeated Howell 28-18 on Senior Night in Manahawkin.

Joseph Guglielmo scored first on a 1 yard run that evened the score at 7-7 in the first quarter. Thomas Barnett put the Rams ahead for good on his 4-yard touchdown run with Southern up 14-10 before the end ...

Christina D'Amodio Leads Southern Girls Tennis to 5-0 Victory Over Brick on Senior Day

STAFFORD - It was Senior Day for the Southern Regional Girls Tennis program on Thursday afternoon.  The Lady Rams defeated Brick Township 5-0.  The Rams were led by Christina D'Amodio, Nicole Conroy and Cassidy Callan.  All three were victorious in their singles contests.

Southern's team of Bellack and Pampalone won 6-3 and 6-1 in first doubles. The Brown and Ciboroski ...

Southern Girls Field Hockey Defeated 5-0 by Shore Regional in SCT Semis

WEST LONG BRANCH - The 18-1 Southern Regional Girls Field Hockey team, ranked no. 3 in the Shore Conference Tournament seeding, took a tough 5-0 loss to Shore Regional last night at Shore.

It was a battle of the second and third seeds at the Shore. Shore dominated the game.  Shore's Maggie Lamb twice to lead Shore. Shore is ranked No. 9 in the NJ.com. Shore will face ...

Business For Breakfast Power Hour to launch on October 25 with Southern Ocean Chamber and Ocean SCORE

October 16, 2018

STAFFORD- Trying something new to reach the early hour business people, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Ocean County SCORE to present a series of drop in breakfast networking and tips at the Mainland Manahawkin

 -- Early risers welcome to a special series that features open call for breakfast and networking. Leading up to the Southern Ocean Chamber's ...

October Opportunities with the Southern Ocean Chamber

SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ -  October brings opportunities with the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce. 

Check out their newsletter ...

Business For Breakfast Power Hour to launch on October 25 with Southern Ocean Chamber and Ocean SCORE

STAFFORD - Trying something new to reach the early hour business people, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Ocean County SCORE to present a series of drop in breakfast networking and tips at the Mainland Manahawkin.

Early risers welcome to a special series that features open call for breakfast and networking. Leading up to the Southern Ocean Chamber's 105th ...

24th Annual Pinelands Jamboree this Saturday October 13 at Wells Mills Park

October 8, 2018

WARETOWN - The 24th Annual Pinelands Jamboree will take place this Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m at Wells Mills County Park in Waretown.  There is no cost for this day of fun. 

The program features an all day, live stage concert of country, bluegrass and traditional music presented by the musicians from Albert Music Hall, Waretown, NJ.

It is a day ...

Latest Update on Wednesday's Universal Supply Fire in Manahawkin

October 18, 2018

STAFFORD - At approximately 5:10 p.m. on Wednesday many emergency vehicles moved throughout Stafford Township to respond to a structure fire on East Bay Avenue in Manahawkin.  The fire was located at the Universal Supply complex at 1015 East Bay Avenue towards the Mud City section of town.  

The Stafford Township Police Department reported some additional details about the ...

Driver Loses Control and Strikes Parked Vehicle in Ocean Acres on Tuesday

STAFFORD -  Stafford Township Police reported that a driver lost control of her car and struck a parked car in the Ocean Acres section of town. .

Claire Gancarz, 81, of Manahawkin, was driving south on Nautilus Drive near Riptide Avenue, police said. Her 2016 Chevrolet Cruz left the roadway at a turn in the road and went up on the shoulder. There, it struck a car, a 2005 Hyundai ...

Structure Fire at Universal Supply Complex on East Bay Avenue in Manahawkin Late Wednesday Afternoon

STAFFORD - At approximately 5:10 p.m. there were many fire trucks and police cars moving throughout the township to get to a structure fire on East Bay Avenue in Manahawkin.  The fire was located at the Universal Supply complex at 1015 East Bay Avenue towards the Mud City section of town.  

The Stafford Police Department reported the fire on their Facebook page at ...

Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

October 13, 2018

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years after he was fatally shot in West Orange.

Firefighters and other volunteers from across the ...

Southern Ocean Chamber: Choose the Long Beach Island Region for Festive Holiday Gatherings

October 18, 2018

LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - Tis the season to plan company and organizational holiday celebrations.

Take time to gather around good food, drink and spread holiday cheer with the people who have made this past year a success.

To toast the best of this past year and look forward to the next, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce reminds businesses and event planners to consider hosting a ...

The Jukebox Legends Performing at the Manahawkin Elks on October 27

MANAHAWKIN - The Jukebox Legends, New Jersey's top 50's, 60's and 70's band is coming to the Manahawkin Elks on October 27.

Come out and reminisce to the sounds of those great years in music.

 

 

 

 

 

The show begins at 7 p.m., the doors open at 6 p.m. 

Tickets are $15.00 per person.  All proceeds will go ...

24th Annual Pinelands Jamboree this Saturday October 13 at Wells Mills Park

WARETOWN - The 24th Annual Pinelands Jamboree will take place this Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m at Wells Mills County Park in Waretown.  There is no cost for this day of fun. 

The program features an all day, live stage concert of country, bluegrass and traditional music presented by the musicians from Albert Music Hall, Waretown, NJ.

It is a day ...

Start an Indoor Garden with Kitchen Scraps

October 20, 2018

STAFFORD - The pantry is full of fall favorites like squash, onions and potatoes, but busy schedules may have you finding a few things growing in the back of your cupboard. With little effort and a pinch of creativity you can grow these into a very imaginative indoor garden.  

Kids and adults love to watch kitchen discards grow into new plants. According to KidsGardening.org, a national ...

Open House with Marion Romano Saturday at New Waterfront Construction in Village Harbor

STAFFORD, NJ - This Saturday come out and meet with the realtor of this beautiful, brand new waterfront construction in the "very desirable coves location."  

This "spectacular" home is located at 197 Matilda Drive Manahawkin, NJ 08050.

The open house will take place Saturday October 20 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. hosted by Van Dyk Realtor Marion Romano. 

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Free Community Outreach on Flood Insurance at Beach Haven Borough Hall this Saturday October 13

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - On Saturday, October 13, all LBI residents are invited and encouraged to attend a free Community Outreach Program at the Beach Haven Borough Hall.

This session will be informative about Flood Insurance and topics of discussion will include: changes to the National Flood Insurance Program, new laws and regulations that would potentially affect policies, as well as mitigation ...

Free Community Outreach on Flood Insurance at Beach Haven Borough Hall this Saturday October 13

October 12, 2018

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - On Saturday, October 13, all LBI residents are invited and encouraged to attend a free Community Outreach Program at the Beach Haven Borough Hall.

This session will be informative about Flood Insurance and topics of discussion will include: changes to the National Flood Insurance Program, new laws and regulations that would potentially affect policies, as well as mitigation ...

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Murphy Administration Announces $38 Million Investment in Quality Infant and Child Care & Support for Working Families

October 17, 2018

(TRENTON) – New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson on Tuesday announced $38 million in new investments in child care to help more families find services they need and to advance quality child care.

“Children are the foundation of our state’s future, and strong childhood development and early learning are ...

17th Annual Garden State Film Festival Now Accepting Submissions

October 10, 2018

ASBURY PARK, NJ — The 17th Annual Garden State Film Festival, New Jersey's premier independent film festival®, is now accepting submissions for 2019, including entry into its film, screenplay, movie music, and Rising Star Award competitions.

"The wonderful thing about the Garden State Film Festival is that we're back in Asbury Park," says David W. Schoner Jr., GSFF ...