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Southern Volleyball Star Matt Maxwell Commits to Belmont Abbey College

October 22, 2018

STAFFORD - The Southern Ocean Volleyball Club recently announced that Matt Maxwell has committed to continue his athletic and academic career at Belmont Abbey College. Matt will be a member of the Men's Volleyball program and join Liam Maxwell and Brennan Davis, his former high school teammates from Southern Regional High School .

Matt is a senior as Southern and is one of New ...

Southern Boys Soccer Falls Short in Shore Conference Tourney Quarterfinals to Holmdel

HOLMDEL - The Southern Regional Boys Soccer squad found themselves facing a powerful Holmdel in the Shore Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Friday night. Holmdel is the second ranked team in New Jersey according to the NJ.com Top 20 poll.

The Rams lost 4-1 to the top seeded team in the Shore Conference. Southern was the eight seed. Holmdel, which improves to 15-0 on the season, will ...

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

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 ...

Beach Haven Land Use Board Gives Chris Vernon's Morrison's Marina Project Approval to Move Forward

October 23, 2018

BEACH HAVEN — The Beach Haven Borough Land Use Board met on Monday evening to consider some regular business and two special projects that each have created quite a buzz in Southern Ocean County.

The two projects are the Morrison's Marina and Victoria Rose project on Long Beach Boulevard.

The purpose of this article is to review one of the projects, the Morrison's ...

Shop Small Business Saturday on November 24 in the LBI Region with Southern Ocean Chamber Members

SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has been the regional champion for the Shop Small movement since American Express launched the campaign in 2010.  

The member businesses have been working with the chamber to cultivate events and utilize activities to build a large stock unique incentives for consumers to shop the Long Beach Island Region each ...

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 ...

Southern Volleyball Star Matt Maxwell Commits to Belmont Abbey College

October 22, 2018

STAFFORD - The Southern Ocean Volleyball Club recently announced that Matt Maxwell has committed to continue his athletic and academic career at Belmont Abbey College. Matt will be a member of the Men's Volleyball program and join Liam Maxwell and Brennan Davis, his former high school teammates from Southern Regional High School .

Matt is a senior as Southern and is one of New ...

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 ...

Beach Haven Land Use Board Gives Chris Vernon's Morrison's Marina Project Approval to Move Forward

October 23, 2018

BEACH HAVEN — The Beach Haven Borough Land Use Board met on Monday evening to consider some regular business and two special projects that each have created quite a buzz in Southern Ocean County.

The two projects are the Morrison's Marina and Victoria Rose project on Long Beach Boulevard.

The purpose of this article is to review one of the projects, the Morrison's ...

The Jukebox Legends Performing at the Manahawkin Elks this Saturday, October 27

October 22, 2018

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

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

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 ...

DEP Urges Drivers to be Cautious on Roadways as Deer Mating Season Begins

October 22, 2018

TRENTON – Motorists are reminded to drive with extra caution and watch for white-tailed deer as deer mating season gets under way and darkness arrives earlier, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife announced.

White-tailed deer become more active during mating season, also known as the fall rut. During this time of year deer are more ...

Freeze Warning Sunday Night for Southern Ocean County Area

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning from midnight until 9 a.m. on Monday. 

The temperatures overnight will drop to around freezing.  Frost and freeze conditions may damage sensitive vegetation.  The National Weather Service recommends that residents take steps to protect tender plants from the cold.

The Freeze Warning means that ...

Start an Indoor Garden with Kitchen Scraps

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 ...

Beach Haven Land Use Board Gives Chris Vernon's Morrison's Marina Project Approval to Move Forward

October 23, 2018

BEACH HAVEN — The Beach Haven Borough Land Use Board met on Monday evening to consider some regular business and two special projects that each have created quite a buzz in Southern Ocean County.

The two projects are the Morrison's Marina and Victoria Rose project on Long Beach Boulevard.

The purpose of this article is to review one of the projects, the Morrison's ...

New Jersey Department of Human Services Announces Increased Wages for Direct Support Professionals

TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Human Services on Monday announced wages have increased for the direct support professionals who work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to help them live successfully in communities.

Governor Phil Murphy and the Legislature identified $32 million in additional state and federal funding to support higher wages for ...

DEP Urges Drivers to be Cautious on Roadways as Deer Mating Season Begins

TRENTON – Motorists are reminded to drive with extra caution and watch for white-tailed deer as deer mating season gets under way and darkness arrives earlier, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife announced.

White-tailed deer become more active during mating season, also known as the fall rut. During this time of year deer are more ...

Dr. Charlene Gungil Shares Essential Resources that Local Health Departments Provide to the Public

October 22, 2018

WAYNE, NJ - Dr. Charlene Gungil, Director & Health Officer of the Passaic County Department of Health Services, discusses the importance of local health departments throughout New Jersey, as well as the essential resources and services they provide to the public.

“There is a lot out there,” Gungil continued. “But you have to use it. We can put all of the pieces in place, ...

New Jersey Department of Human Services Announces Increased Wages for Direct Support Professionals

TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Human Services on Monday announced wages have increased for the direct support professionals who work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to help them live successfully in communities.

Governor Phil Murphy and the Legislature identified $32 million in additional state and federal funding to support higher wages for ...

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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 ...

Dr. Charlene Gungil Shares Essential Resources that Local Health Departments Provide to the Public

October 22, 2018

WAYNE, NJ - Dr. Charlene Gungil, Director & Health Officer of the Passaic County Department of Health Services, discusses the importance of local health departments throughout New Jersey, as well as the essential resources and services they provide to the public.

“There is a lot out there,” Gungil continued. “But you have to use it. We can put all of the pieces in place, ...