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Southern Boys Swim Team Open Season With 92-78 Victory Over Central Regional

December 9, 2018

BRANT BEACH - The Southern Regional Boys Swim Team opened their season on Friday, December 7 with a 92-78 victory over Central Regional.

Kristian Werner won the 500 freestyle event for Southennr.  The Rams also won the 200 Freestyle Relay iwht a time of 1:43;27. 

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

200 FREESTYLE


1. Bryan Bodnarchuk          ...

Southern Girls Swim Team Defeats Central in Season Opener 104-66

BRANT BEACH - Coach Bill Entrikin's Southern Regional Girls Swim Team opened their season on Friday with an impressive 104-66 victory over Central Regional at the St. Francis Aquatic Center.

Results

200 Medley Relay: 2:02.97 (S) - Jacquelyn Kilcommons, Mia Amirr, Kaylyn Iusan, Hannah Skimmons

200 Freestyle: 2:07.78 (C) - Karleigh Stout

200 IM: 2:30.89 (C) - Avery ...

Southern Senior Football Players Recently Honored

STAFFORD - Southern Regional Athletic Director Chuck Donohue Jr. recently released the following report expressing congratulations to Southern Regional senior football players.  

Joe Guglielmo, Sean MacGillvary, Liam Andersen and DuPreme Holland were recently named to Shore Conference Constitution Division First Team for the 2018 season.

Give the Gift of a Car Wash with Manahawkin Magic Wash 'Wash Books'

December 8, 2018

MANAHAWKIN - Need a gift idea for those "Stocking Stuffers?" Magic Wash Car Wash is selling Wash Books for the holiday season.

For details view photo below and visit Manahawkin Magic Wash at 578 Mill Creek Road Manahawkin, NJ 08050.

 

 

Southern Ocean Chamber and WBNJ Announce Popular LBI Region Report is Now Alexa Enabled

SHIP BOTTOM - The award-winning LBI Region Report has given a voice to local business, and now gears up for its 7th year with even more access to hear the latest information.

The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce and WBNJ FM announced that listeners can now access the popular LBI Region Report on Alexa enabled devices.  

The program has become a trusted ...

Clear your Holiday Calendar for Two Great After Hours Hosted by Southern Ocean Chamber

SURF CITY - Before 2018 winds down, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce invites local business people to be merry and get creative during the month of December.

The regional chamber and its members will be hosting two holiday "After Hours" events.

The first will take place on December 12 from 5-7 p.m. at SwellColors Glass Studio, located at 1715 Long Beach Blvd in Surf ...

Emma Wilhelm Signs Letter of Intent to Continue Education and Field Hockey Career at Indiana University of Pennsylvania

December 6, 2018

STAFFORD - Southern Regional's Emma Wilhelm recently signed her letter of intent to attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania to play field hockey.  Emma was one of New Jersey's top players this season.  She is joined by her parents, staff members Coach Tabbachino, Coach Jenna Lombardo and Sue Spellman.

Southern's Matt Maxwell Signs Letter of Intent to Play Volleyball at Belmont Abbey College

STAFFORD - Southern Regional Boys Volleyball player Matt Maxwell, one of New Jersey's top players recently signed his letter fo intent to attend Belmont Abbey College. Matt is pictured here with his parents Jill and SRHS Boys Volleyball Head Coach Eric Maxwell. Also in picture are Southern assistant coaches Eric Sharkey and Ryan Frederickson. 

Our Gang Players "Winter Wonderland Gift Fair"

STAFFORD _ On Sunday December 9th, come do your holiday shopping at Our Gang Players' "Winter Wonderland Gift Fair" from 1pm - 6pm at the Ocean Acres Community Center, 489 Nautilus Drive, Manahawkin, N.J. 08050.

This event is FREE TO ATTEND and Our Gang Players will be offering FREE GIFT WRAPPING for all your gifts bought at this event if you would like.  Donations for this ...

Coast Guard Makes Rescues in Waters off Manasquan, Cape May

December 9, 2018

MANASQUAN, NJ — The U.S. Coast Guard, with help from the Manasquan Fire Department, rescued three men and a dog from a sinking commercial fishing vessel in the Manasquan Inlet early this morning.

The Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay reported that it received notification at 2 a.m. on December 8 that the 44-foot Miss Kathleen struck the northern Manasquan Inlet jetty and was taking on ...

Surf City Man Injured in Tuesday Morning Motor Vehicle Crash on East Bay Avenue in Manahawkin

STAFFORD - Stafford Police reported that a motor vehicle collided with a pole on East Bay Avenue near Marsha Drive.  The accident occurred on Tuesday December at 10:11 a.m.  

A 1999 Toyota 4-Runner operated by Andrew Smith, 25 of Surf City was traveling west on Bay Avenue. His vehicle left the roadway striking a utility pole causing his vehicle to overturn. 

Smith ...

The Families Speak: Karidis and Caneiro Families Express Gratitude for Love and Support, Requesting Privacy

COLTS NECK, NJ - The Memorial Service for the Caneiro family was on Sunday and the Karidis and Caneiro families have shared with TAPinto Colts Neck a Family Statement:

"The Karidis and Caneiro families are grateful for the outpouring of love and support we have received from our devoted family, the faithful friends of Jennifer, Keith, Jesse and Sophia, and ...

Our Gang Players "Winter Wonderland Gift Fair"

December 3, 2018

STAFFORD _ On Sunday December 9th, come do your holiday shopping at Our Gang Players' "Winter Wonderland Gift Fair" from 1pm - 6pm at the Ocean Acres Community Center, 489 Nautilus Drive, Manahawkin, N.J. 08050.

This event is FREE TO ATTEND and Our Gang Players will be offering FREE GIFT WRAPPING for all your gifts bought at this event if you would like.  Donations for this ...

Our Gang Players Santa & Friends Breakfast Fundraiser

BARNEGAT - Our Gang Players will be hosting a Santa & Friends Breakfast Fundraiser on Saturday December 8th with 2 seating options; 8 a.m. and 9:15 a.m. at Lefty's Tavern, 547 N. Main St. Barnegat, N.J. 08005

Enjoy a yummy breakfast that includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage & a beverage along with a basket of assorted goodies at each table.

Each child will enjoy a ...

St. Mary's to Host Ninth Annual Christmas Day Dinner

STAFFORD - The St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church is holding their Ninth Annual Christmas Day Dinner. It will be held Christmas Day from 12 to 3 p.m. at the  St Mary's Parish Center, 100 Bishop Lane in Manahawkin.

Transportation is available to local residents. To register, call Mike or Gail Rua at (609) 978-6508.

There is no registrations after 12/22.

The dinner was ...

LBI Real Estate Owner Arrested on Theft Charges

December 4, 2018

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP –  The Long Beach Township Police Department released a statement on November 30 press detailing the arrest of the owner of local Long Beach Island real estate company

Ager Realty owner Donald Pojednic was arrested on charges of misapplication of entrusted property and property of government or financial institutions and theft. He was arrested on Thursday, ...

This Weekend's Entertainment Lineup for Stafford, LBI, Barnegat and Waretown

December 6, 2018

STAFFORD - It is hard to believe that it is December in the Christmas season. TAPinto has generated a list of this weekend's entertainment options in the towns we cover.  

Arlington, Ship Bottom

•    Matt Fisher, Friday 7 p.m. 
•    Greg Warren, Sunday 6 p.m.

Buckalews, Beach Haven

•    Earl Sutton and ...

Our Gang Players Santa & Friends Breakfast Fundraiser

BARNEGAT - Our Gang Players will be hosting a Santa & Friends Breakfast Fundraiser on Saturday December 8th with 2 seating options; 8 a.m. and 9:15 a.m. at Lefty's Tavern, 547 N. Main St. Barnegat, N.J. 08005

Enjoy a yummy breakfast that includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage & a beverage along with a basket of assorted goodies at each table.

Each child will enjoy a ...

Tickets Still Available for Stafford PTO Chef’s House Tour on Saturday, December 8

STAFFORD - The 2018 Stafford PTO Chef's Tour is just one week away. This event is taking place from 4-9 p.m. on Saturday, December 8. 

The event features ten homes of local families in the greater Stafford area. More than ten eateries from the Stafford and LBI area will be there featuring signature dishes for all.

The tickets are being sold for $50 and the only additional ...

National Weather Service Issues Wind Advisory for Wednesday

November 27, 2018

MOUNT HOLLY< NJ - The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday.

The winds are expected to be 20 to 30 miles per hour with gusts up to 50 m.p.h. 

The strongest winds will develop late Wednesday morning and will continue into Wednesday afternoon.  A result of these strong winds may blow down limbs, ...

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Range Training Through December 10

December 7, 2018

LAKEHURST, NJ - The Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst will be conducting demolition and mortar training December 6-10 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Expect to hear loud booms from the ranges and please take note that cloudy conditions can make the booms seem louder or closer than they actually are.

They are taking every precaution to keep the service members and surrounding ...

USPS® Suspends Regular Mail Delivery for National Day of Mourning on Dec. 5

WASHINGTON - President Donald J. Trump has declared Wednesday, Dec. 5, as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of former President George H.W. Bush. Some key U.S. Postal Service operations will be affected.

A statement from the USPS® notes that regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative office activity will be suspended.  Limited package delivery service ...

Expect Some Lane Closures as East Road Construction Project Work Continues

STAFFORD – Drainage work is ongoing that began this morning, Friday, as the NJ DOT construction project continues on the work needed for intersection and roadway improvements at East Road.

The shoulder will be closed between the Garden State Parkway and the Stafford Square Shopping Center for the creation of the work zone.

The shoulder will be closed for the duration of ...

Pancake Breakfast with Santa to Benefit David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation

November 26, 2018

STAFFORD, NJ - David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation is having their 2nd Annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa on Sunday December 2 from 8-11 a.m. at TGI Fridays in Manahawkin

The foundation raises money for families affected by cancer in our area.  

David's Dream and Believe youth group Generation Dream and students from Southern Regional High School are leading the ...

The Presence of Christmas

December 9, 2018

My hope for every person this December is that all would willingly come to the table and experience fully the power of the Christmas present of presence.

The promise of God as far back as the Book of Isaiah was that the virgin would conceive and bring forth a child, and that the holy and anointed one’s name would be Immanuel.

God wanted to be with us. He wasn’t afraid to show up ...

Come and Experience Bethlehem: The Night Jesus Was Born at Forked River Baptist Church

FORKED RIVER - “Come and Experience Bethlehem the night Jesus was born! Come see the child that would change the world forever. Night in Bethlehem has become a holiday tradition for many. Enjoy historic census, visit the marketplace, sample the foods of the time, and interact with the Roman Soldier, tax collector, merchants and beggars

The program will run on ”Friday, December ...

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Make Pasta Amazing with this Foodie Find: Bottarga Di Muggine (Cured Mullet Roe)

December 8, 2018

Where we found it: Eataly NYC Downtown

Last year, our au pair from Sardinia, a little island of Italy, brought home grated cured mullet roe from her trip to the city with friends.

“This is from my hometown!” Giulia told us, taking out a little jar of Bottarga Di Muggine. The next day, she made a simple dish of spaghetti with asparagus, sprinkling each bowl with a spoonful ...

N.J. High School Seniors Can Apply For Ag Achievement Award By Jan. 10

December 7, 2018

MANALAPAN, N.J. — New Jersey residents who are entering their senior year in high school this fall and are planning a career in agriculture or science may apply for the New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award.  One winner will be selected and awarded a scholarship to honor their achievements.

The New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award, sponsored by Dr. Amy Butewicz, a former ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Bobbie Peer

This week's featured franchisee owns not one, not two, but three TAPinto franchises! Find out what she loves about owning and operating her own business, how she got started, and how she manages, TAPinto Berkeley Heights, TAPinto New Providence, and TAPinto Mountainside full-time.

Q: When did you join TAPinto.net?

Bobbie Peer: I started as a sales ...

Clinton's Fourchette Shares the Secrets of their Success as a Small Business

December 7, 2018

<!--block-->CLINTON, NJ -- TAPintoTV Senior Producer Kayla Galka recently stopped into Fourchette, a shop on Main Street here, and spoke with staff members about the secrets of the success behind this thriving small business.

Fourchette opened five years ago as a full-service cheese shop, with gourmet foods, imported French linens and unique home and kitchen goods. While ...