Stafford/LBI News

November 15, 2018

Just ask the more than 300 exhibitors at Kosherfest, the world's largest kosher-certified trade show held on Nov. 14 and 15 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ. Jackie Lieberman spoke with representatives from the leading innovators in the industry, including Manischewitz — a ...

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HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — How far can an Appaloosa horse take you? For one New Jersey teen — all the way to the Czech Republic. Alexis Grogan, a high school senior from Hackettstown, N.J., has been an active member of the Appaloosa Horse Club since 2013. “This year through the club, I was selected ...

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WOODLAND, N.J. - This accident was highlighting on many local news outlets in Philadelphia and unfortunately one of Stafford Township's own lost his life.  Jose Fernandez, 24, of Manahawkin died after a UPS truck and Fernandez' vehicle lcollided on Route 72 in Woodland Township, Burlington ...

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STAFFORD - It took eight days to clarify, but after a hard fought race Thom MacArthur said on his Facebook page that he contacted Andy Kim, a Democrat to concede and congratulate him on his victory. MacArthur has served as a two-term Republican congressman.  Democrat Andy Kim was officially ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Arts Center will present Jim Barone’s “Tribute to Elvis From Memphis to Vegas” at 7 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 17. Tickets are $35 and may be purchased online at tix.stacnj.com, or by calling ...

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STAFFORD and LONG BEACH ISLAND - Forecasters are predicting a lot of rain and wind in Southern Ocean County today.  Some areas in North Jersey are expecting 3-6 inches of snow. There is a Wind Advisory has been issued from 3 p.m. Thursday to 3 a.m. Friday. Winds are expected ot be sustained from ...

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STAFFORD — Unionized nurses at Southern Ocean Medical Center (SOMC) rejected an attempt to eliminate their union rights with a landslide victory vote on November 13 and 14. Of the 87 percent of nurses who came out to vote, 85 percent voted yes to remain members of HPAE, NJ’s largest union of nurses ...

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WAYNE - The Southern Regional Girls Volleyball season came to an end last week when they lost 2-0 in Group IV finals against North Hunterdon at William Paterson University on Saturday, November 10.  Jess Sprankle had an outstanding game for Southern defensively in keeping balls from hitting the ...

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STAFFORD - A woman mistakenly drove her car through the Bagels and Beyond storefront on Tuesday morning. The Stafford Township Police Department responded to this single motor vehicle collision with the building at the Bagels and Beyond shop at 1340 Route 72. A 2015 BMW operated by Kimberly ...

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MANTOLOKING, NJ - The Ocean County Prosecutors Office released a statement Tuesday afternoon announcing that a Manahawkin man was shot and killed by police on Monday during the execution of a warrant for his arrest.  Edward M. Walsh, a 39-year-old Manahawkin man was shot by police in a ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Township is now collecting items to stock the Free Little Pantry. In completing his Eagle Scout achievements, Parker Petty initiated the Free Little Pantry Project in Stafford Township earlier this year. Petty, his father and fellow Eagle Scouts began building and installing ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Thera-Palooza, a special needs therapy fair, was held here recently at the Hilton Garden Inn.  “Thera-Palooza is an experiential event for families with loved ones with special needs,” said Leslie Crowe, the founder of NeedQuest, a local directory of special needs resources, ...

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STAFFORD – Bu Quach is still missing.   After a strong search on Saturday in Ocean Acres, there was no success finding Mr. Quach. "Unfortunately we are still searching for our father," wrote his son Johnny Quach on Sunday.  "There are no new leads, the only thing we gained out of this, was the ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional High School Classes of 2019 and 2021 Hosting Gift Auction this Friday, November 16, 2018. The event will take place at the Southern Regional Middle School cafeteria at 75 Cedar Bridge Road in Manahawkin. All are welcome to support these two Southern classes at ...

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WAYNE, NJ — New Jersey resident Kenya Medard, who lost her husband to male breast cancer, detailed how her husband came to be diagnosed with male breast cancer and their journey through the progress of this disease. “We started noticing that my husband had a stain in his undershirt. We honestly ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Emergency Medical Services team shared with TAPinto two wonderful acts of kindness towards their squad members on Saturday. Squad 38 and some of their members stopped by the Shore Fire Grille in Manahawkin for some lunch. "As we were enjoying the awesome food, ...

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STAFFORD - The following towns have Veteran's Day observances on Sunday, Nov. 11.  Barnegat: Barnegat Township is holding a Veterans Day ceremony Veteran's Day Ceremony, Sunday at 11:00 a.m. at the Watts Gazebo Park on Route 9.  Beach Haven: Beach Haven will have a Veterans Day ceremony ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Township resident and Cincinnati Bengals long snapper Clark Harris signed a two-year extension on his NFL contract this week. Clark will continue to play for the Bengals through the 2020 season. Clark has made 31 special teams tackles during his career and was honored to be ...

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Downtown Driven Program continues to grow SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. - Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, a globally accredited Destination Management Organization, introduced their Downtown Driven Economic Development Program in 2017. Its purpose is to work with local governments and merchant ...

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TRENTON -  A joint resolution, brought forth by Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey, to designate the Monday before Thanksgiving as "A Day in the Life - Type 1 Diabetes Day" was approved Monday, October 29. JDRF is honored to announce that starting this year, the Monday before ...

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PORT MURRAY, NJ -- A good time was had by all at the Apple Festival hosted by Treelicious Orchards this October. An annual event, the festival is a benefit for The Ben Samuels Children's Center for Inclusive Early Care and Education at Montclair State University. Visitors picked their own apples ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional Girls Volleyball team ranked No. 2 in their NJSIAA Group IV bracket advanced with a 2-1 victory over Ridgewood on Wednesday afternoon at home. Southern will face No. 1 North Hunterdon on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. in the Group IV Final at William Patterson ...

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TRENTON -The United States Congressional Third District race remains too close to call on Wednesday morning.  Incumbent Republican Tom MacArthur faced a heavy barrage from Democrats throughout the nation in this challenge. Andy Kim ran as the Democratic challenger.   It has been a fierce ...

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STAFFORD and LONG BEACH ISLAND - The Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, Stafford and Southern Regional Boards of Education each had elections for Board of Education members on Tuesday.  Here are the  winners, the results are unofficial at this time.  Beach Haven School District (Unofficial ...

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STAFFORD - Republican Greg Myhre will be the next mayor of Stafford Township. Myrhe and his entire Republican ticket was victorious over the Democratic party challengers led by Stafford businessman Joe Mangino. The unofficial results are Myhre with 5,377 votes (57%) and Joe Mangino finishing in ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ - Marjorie Catone, a client and friend of Christina Ha of Peaceful Birth NJ shared with us her experience with Christina and her Hypnobirthing classes.  Catone is an RN and has been for the past 13 years. She has worked at Jersey Shore UMC in the CardioVascular ICU for 12 years ...

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BRANT BEACH - The American Red Cross will be at St. Francis of Assisi Church Hall located at 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township, NJ on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 for a blood drive.  Hours are 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.    According to the Red Cross there is a CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD DONATIONS.  ...

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STAFFORD - The fall play, Harvey, will be presented Wednesday, November 14 and Thursday November 15 at 7pm in the Joseph P. Echle Performing Arts Center.  Tickets will be $8 for adults and $5 for students.  Tickets can be purchased pre-sale by October 26th or at the door on the night of the ...

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STAFFORD - At the Tuesday, October 23 meeting of the Stafford Township Council, the meeting began with the dedication of the Manahawkin Lake Pavilion in honor of Mayor John Spodofora.    The council read a proclamation that the Manahawkin Lake Park Pavilion will now be recognized and known as ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Mayor and Council will be conducting a Veteran's Day Service on November 11, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Stafford Township Municipal Courtyard. The municipal office is located at 260 East Bay Avenue in Manahawkin. The service is set to honor our brave men and women who ...

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