Business & Finance

May 29, 2020

STAFFORD — Mayor Gregory Myhre and Police Chief Tom Dellane signed an executive order on Friday to ease restrictions on bars and restaurants so they can offer additional seating on their properties.  This includes the potential of sidewalk seating and parking space seating.  The application ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - Dan Higgins was a 2 sport athlete at Southern Regional High School participating in football and baseball and has just returned to his hometown of Manahawkin after finishing his college and professional career to start his new business venture, Higgins Passing Academy. As a ...

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SHIP BOTTOM, NJ — Join the region’s chamber online as this month's Women in Business features reopening safely and a community COVID-19 Q & A with Southern Ocean Medical Center Chief Executive Michele Morrison. Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce invites the business community to their ...

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STAFFORD - Driving towards Long Beach Island you may have noticed the large building that used to house the Causeway Hyundai showroom has had some significant renovations. The newest Valet Car Wash, part of the larger Valet Car Wash family has now opened in Manahawkin.  ⁣ The very first Valet ...

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TRENTON - Senator Christopher Connors, Assemblyman Brian Rumpf and Assemblywoman DiAnne Gove issued the following statement regarding New Jersey’s economic future in meeting the challenges created by COVID-19:“New Jersey needs to expedite the process of reopening the state. “The responsibility ...

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BEACH HAVEN — The Beach Haven Borough Mayor and Council released two executive orders on Friday, May 8.  They have to do with rescinding April 7th beach restriction order and some direction for businesses as they prepare for the summer.  What a time we live in! There are more than a few ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - Playa Bowls LBI is opening two locations on Friday, May 8th. Playa Bowls LBI first opened their Beach Haven location located at 610 N. Bay Avenue in 2018. Brooke Mesanko, Playa Bowls Partner said, "Not everyone can say that they love what they do every day, I honestly ...

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SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - Welcome to shopping, dining and connecting from a distance. This year COVID-19 has disrupted many traditions, but one thing stands true, we need to show Mom how much we appreciate all she has done. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce reminds everyone that Sunday, May ...

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BEACH HAVEN — Beach Haven Borough leadership released a news release on Tuesday afternoon outlining their concern about helping the Beach Haven business community this spring and summer.  Beach Haven has a unique situation considering that they are extremely crowded in a small portion of LBI.

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SHIP BOTTOM, NJ —  Hosted by The Lloyd Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality & Tourism at Stockton University, the 12th Annual event turned webinar brings Jersey Shore experts together on May 6 to discuss 2020 Summer season and what is on the horizon. The Southern Ocean County ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has been innovating business support in our community by keeping their programs going virtually.  This morning, "Women in Business" replaced their usual roundtable meeting with a Zoom virtual meeting.  Many women ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY — Southern Ocean County has many people impacted with unemployment after the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis. Many of our people are laid off. There are many bar and restaurant, hotel employees and people from other sectors impacted by unemployment in our area.  Faced ...

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STAFFORD - Mark Tobie is the owner of Maxwell-Tobie Funeral Home in Manahawkin.   In this unprecedented time, the health and well-being of the community, the families that funeral directors serve and the safety of their staff is a priority. Tobie explains the impact of Governor Murphy's order ...

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SHIP BOTTOM — During this past week COVID-19 disrupted business as usual for all enterprises, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has been coordinating with members who have online shopping and service portals to continue sales and assistance. Fanfare, which is a service under the ...

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STAFFORD — The two new traffic signals are online today on Route 72 in the Doc Cramer Blvd area.  It is a bit strange to drive past the now closed Doc Cramer Road.  There is a new westbound jug handle for people shopping from Long Beach Island. It is expected that the westbound jug handle will ...

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STAFFORD, NJ - The Perlmutter family who owns the Manahawkin ShopRite has announced on Friday, March 20 that they will dedicate certain checkout lines for high-risk and elderly ages 60 and over.  The Perlmutter family said in their announcement, "In order to meet needs of its communities, ...

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STAFFORD — Due to NJ Coronavirus regulations, the Manahawkin Home Depot has limited occupancy to 50 individuals.  A spokesperson announced to the crowd waiting outside that store hours have changed effective immediately to 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Normal business hours have been 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.  "As ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has provided a list of local restaurants and eateries who have adapted to the COVID-19 restrictions.  A Sweet Memory 521 US Hwy 9 , Waretown 609 242-0153 Orders placed via phone or email. Call ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ — In the midst of panic and the pandemic, long-time local business, Ray's New York Pizza will spread some community love.  Owners Vicki and Ray announced, Sunday, March 15, that they would be offering two free slices and a soda or water for children Monday through Friday 11 a.m. — ...

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SHIP BOTTOM — A Ship Bottom business owner has been charged with criminal mischief by the Ship Bottom Police Department by damaging two vehicles from a competitor in the same borough.  According to the police report by the Ship Bottom Police Department, Raymond Dietrich, of Manahawkin, owner of ...

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BEACH HAVEN — Chris Vernon and his Mercer Management Team appeared before the Beach Haven Land Use Board on Monday night for approximately three hours to continue their application to develop Morrison's Marina and convert it into a brand new Beach Haven Hotel and Marina.   The meeting began with ...

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STAFFORD — Southern Regional High School is hosting a job fair for area students on Thursday, March 12 from 2:15 to 3 p.m. in the 11/12 Building cafeteria. This is a great opportunity to fill out applications and complete on the spot interviews with prospective employers. The event is hosted by ...

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NORTH BEACH HAVEN, NJ - After nearly 70 years in business, the Hand's owners decided it was time to retire. News got out at the beginning of the month that this Long Beach Island staple recently sold sending locals and tourists on social media in hysterics. It was unknown until now what Hand's ...

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SURF CITY, NJ — D. Finelli Construction, whose office is located at 12th Street and Long Beach Boulevard in Surf City is TAPinto Stafford & LBI's special business focus this week.   D. Finelli Construction is truly committed to the community in many ways and TAPinto Stafford-LBI greatly ...

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STAFFORD -  Ron Kessner, owner of Fireplaces Plus in Manahawkin was recently named President of the Mid Atlantic Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association.  Kessner has played a number of important roles in the industry in recent years. Last year, New Jersey passed important legislation which ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ — The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce invites those doing business in the Long Beach Island Region to take part in understanding current threats and solutions to mobile and office operations.   Theresa Misuraca, Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst with the New Jersey Cyber ...

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STAFFORD — The Reynold's family has a large assortment of gifts for Valentine's Day. The gifts are for all of the sweethearts in your life, Reynolds has everything you'll need this Valentine’s Day.                     Looking for something special that’s not ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — When it comes to Real Estate, Marion Romano is the "local expert." Romano has recently been awarded the 2019 Circle of Excellence Award for her consistent sales and expertise in the New Jersey Real Estate market.  The NJ Realtors Circle of Excellence Sales Award is ...

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BEACH HAVEN — The Beach Haven Hotel and Marina proposal was before the Beach Haven Land Use Board on Monday night. The meeting was held at the Surflight Theater due to the approximately 275 interested spectators in attendance.  Christopher Vernon has submitted plans to build a 102 room hotel at ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ — During these cold months it seems our cars can get the dirtiest between the salt on the roads and snow.  Keep your car clean with the Manahawkin Magic Wash Unlimited Car Wash Club Membership.  WHY JOIN? Wash once a day if you like for one low price Fast and easy to ...

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