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May 24, 2022

LBI REGION - Breaker Zine was born in 2016, when co-creators, Dawn Simon and Peter Sullivan (also graphic designers and co-owners of Swing Graphics, LLC) felt inspired to make and share art in a new, unique way for our community.  "In 2016, we decided to put out the beta issue of Breaker, as a ...

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LBI Region, NJ - In time for summer and in response to concerns on rising prices this year, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has worked with stakeholders to introduce a free, mobile-exclusive savings passport to for residents and visitors. This pass shows the importance that small ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY – New parents have been struggling to find formula to feed their babies ever since one of the largest manufacturers of several popular powdered baby formula products in the nation was shut down in February of this year. Shelves in Wayne grocery stores and pharmacies have been ...

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STAFFORD - The Manahawkin Elks is hosting a Summer Shop on May 28 from 9 to 3 p.m. There will be over 40 vendors at the event. The Order spends more than $80,000,000 every year for benevolent, educational and patriotic community-minded programs in such fields as benefitting physically ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Compassion Café will open for their second season this Tuesday morning, May 10 at 7 a.m. This year's host location is the Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club, located at 10 S. Atlantic Avenue in Beach Haven, NJ. They will be open Mondays through Thursdays, from 7-11 a.m. each ...

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LBI Region, NJ - The US Small Business Administration is calling attention the over 31 million small businesses across the country during Small Business Week the first full week of May. Coinciding with National Travel and Tourism Week, the Southern Ocean County Chamber marked both with a series of ...

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LBI REGION, NJ - With Readjusting schedules and returning to routines, it is more important than ever for a trip to beach, and taking in all the benefits of the Jersey Coast. Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members invite you to find something new in 2022, and share in its 108th summer ...

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LAMBERTVILLE – Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 295 which instructs the New Jersey Department of the Treasury to establish a state-backed certification program for LGBTQ+ owned businesses. Murphy signed the executive order today at Union Coffee in Lambertville, an LGBTQ+ owned coffee ...

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LBI Region, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce invites you to their Tourism & Small Business Week Business After Hours with the Film Commission and Rita's Ice on May 3.  Business After Hours is the best and easiest way to get your name and your business out there and make new ...

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Little Egg Harbor, NJ - The owners of Renault Winery Resort has announced the purchase of Sea Oaks Country Club and Golf Resort. The 200 acre property was in bankruptcy for several years, and was sold this past Monday.  The new owner's Accountable Equity based in Egg Harbor plans to renovate and ...

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STAFFORD - The Blue Wave Car Wash and Quick Lube on Route 9 in Barnegat reported that a customer suffered a medical emergency in his vehicle. The auto crashed into the woods behind the car wash and caught on fire.  The Blue Wave Car Wash and Quick Lube owners wrote:  We would like to thank ...

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SURF CITY - The Surf City Farmer's Market is returning in the summer of 2022. The market bringsfresh, local produce and artisans to LBI every Monday. The Market will run from June 21 through September 6. If interested in more information please call 609-494-6127.    

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LBI Region, NJ - The Southern Ocean Chamber announces its Spring Non-Profit Forum scheduled for Wednesday, May 4 with a much requested program "Re-Engaging Volunteers of Every Generation" beginning at 10 a.m. at the Stockton University Manahawkin Campus. As organizations safely move away from ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - The Barnegat Township Police Department is looking for help in identifying three individuals who dined at Pan Asia on the evening of April 8. Police said, "the pictured individuals were patrons at the Pan Asia Restaurant in town and left the establishment without paying for the ...

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SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members have been serving the Long Beach Island region since the summer of 1914. Over that time there has been many challenges that the businesses have worked to overcome. In response to concerns on rising prices this year, the ...

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SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - The region's chamber continues their 2022 Women in Business series with their March 22 event hosted by Between the Sheets, located at 1012 Central Avenue in Ship Bottom. This women-owned and operated business remains a fixture for stylish custom window treatments, home ...

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LBI REGION - Businesses looking to hire for multiple positions are urging U.S Representatives to support the Department of State's J-1 BridgeUSA summer work program. In addition to providing valuable cultural exchange opportunities for international students, these programs provide many tourism ...

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SURF CITY, NJ - A decade ago, Timothy and Samantha Kohlheim opened up the original Shore Fire Grille in Barnegat. They later went on to opening up a second location in Surf City for seasonal business. In 2017, they left Barnegat and opened up their Manahawkin location, which later closed at the end ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Center for Cooperative Media, the flagship organization to grow and strengthen local journalism in New Jersey, has recognized TAPinto's local news reporting, for its 2022 Excellence in Local News Awards. "At TAPinto, we're all about providing high-quality, original local news ...

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SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - This month features the Southern Ocean Chamber's popular Women in Business networking meeting happening at the offices of the Drill Sergeant Cleaning Service, located at 518 Central Avenue in Ship Bottom (across from The Local Market.)  It will take place Tuesday, February 22 ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – The Barnegat Township Committee’s announcement of the opening of Platinum Cuts Barber Shop earlier this month turned to a formal welcome yesterday. Committeeman Albert “Al” Bille personally appeared to ceremoniously cut the red ribbon celebrating another new business to town. He ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto is pleased to announce the redesign of its ground-breaking do-it-yourself (DIY) marketing platform.  The platform, which has been the subject of news industry conferences and most recently, a feature in Editor & Publisher Magazine, enables businesses and nonprofits ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - When the B&B Department Stores in Ship Bottom and Beach Haven posted that they were "closing its physical store operations" a few days ago, it was shocking to hear that another LBI staple could be gone forever.  After much social media outcry from locals and tourists ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ - The NJ Realtors Circle of Excellence Sales Award is considered one of the most prestigious honors awarded to Realtors in New Jersey. It is highly regarded throughout the industry and recognizes members who have excelled in the real estate industry.  Van Dyk Realtor, ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN - With temperatures dropping and schedules shifting there is an easy way to interact with federal, state, and county representatives this upcoming month. The Southern Ocean Chamber of Commerce brings three free informative sessions right to your screen beginning Thursday, February ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - For months, Congressman Van Drew has been relentlessly fighting for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to withdraw their proposed re-organization of the William J. Hughes Technical Center.  On January 20th, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which ...

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LBI REGION - Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce will present its first 2022 Women in Business Roundtable on Tuesday, January 25 at member A Sweet Memory Cake Shoppe and Tea Room located at 521 Rt 9 Waretown. The event will begin at 10am with proprietor Annmarie Cooney discussing how this ...

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STAFFORD - The new Chick Fil A is under construction in Manahawkin and they are conducting a hiring event on January 26 and 27 at the Mainland Holiday Inn. See details below.  

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LBI Region, NJ - Businesses are invited as the region's chamber plans a successful new year and welcomes new officers at the 108th State of the Chamber event at The Mainland Holiday Inn. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce begins its 108th continued year of service at the January 19 State ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - New Candle Making Bar and Photography Studio, located in Suite 2 at 364 North Main Street in Manahawkin celebrated their Grand Opening a few weeks ago.  Sabrina Thomas, long time local and mom to four has owned a candle and body product business for the last 7 years that she ...

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