STAFFORD / LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ — TAPinto Stafford/LBI is the only all-online, objective newspaper that serves residents, organizations and businesses in all of Long Beach Island and Stafford Township, reporting news at it happens 24/7. We are part of the TAPinto network of 70 locally owned and operated online hyperlocal news sites with more than 6.5 million readers.

The TAPinto team would like to feature news about Stafford and Long Beach Island from you, including:

  • Civic groups, charitable organizations, individuals and businesses helping in the community
  • Youth groups and sports teams
  • Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts
  • churches, synagogues, religious institutions
  • School clubs
  • Citizen recognition and awards
  • Events

Any announcement or news you'd like to share with your neighbors

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Email editors and publishers Pat Sharkey or Kaitlyn (Sharkey) DeBarth at  psharkey@tapinto.net or ksharkey@tapinto.net with all the details — the who, what, where, when and why — and include up to four photos. All submissions will be reviewed and published at the editor's discretion.  

You can also submit content through our website by clicking on fhe "Submit Content" button located in the upper right side of the front page, where you will be brought to a menu with the following options:

  • Press releases/announcements
  • Calendar events
  • Letters to the editor
  • Guest columns
  • Candidate statements

You can also submit premium listings, including classifieds, real estate listings or business directory listings.

Obituaries can be submitted through area funeral homes.

For our marketing partners, we offer targeted advertising, content marketing, email marketing and sponsorship opportunities to help them brand their products or services, and improve their bottom line. Our advertisers enable us to continue to provide you with local online news for free.

To learn how you can promote your business to our readers, email psharkey@tapinto.net or ksharkey@tapinto.net to request more information about business marketing opportunities.

TAPinto Stafford/LBI is Stafford and Long Beach Island's only free daily newspaper. Accredited by the New Jersey Press Association, it is a locally owned news organization serving the community. Sign up for our free daily e-News, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.