Business & Finance Top Stories

January 17, 2019

MANAHAWKIN, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that partner member and Southern Ocean Made Accredited business Jetty Life, LLC has received a New Jersey State Trade Expansion Program (NJSTEP) grant to cover costs in participating in out of area trade ...

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BEACH HAVEN - Smallcakes LBI, located in Beach Haven, is a cupcakery and creamery owned by husband and wife team Jim and Donna Doherty. Smallcakes is a franchise company with over 200 stores across the US and internationally. The LBI shop is owned independently and was the first to come to ...

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WARETOWN, NJ - Warm up and network with locals at a winter "After Hours" event on January 23. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce invites local businesses for a night of networking and great food at their winter after hours event hosted by member Breakers Kitchen & Tap, located on ...

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STAFFORD - Adele Schock is a well known and respected realtor in the Southern Ocean County community.  She prides herself as being a real estate agent who helps people fulfill their real estate dreams while focusing on relationships not transactions. "I don't work for awards or accolades, but to ...

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NEW JERSEY -- More residents moved out of New Jersey than any other state in 2018, with 66.8% of New Jersey moves being outbound, according to United Van Lines’ 42nd annual National Movers Study, which tracks customers’ state-to-state migration patterns over the past year. The Garden State moved ...

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Women doing business in the Long Beach Island Region are welcome to start the year with Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce popular networking event. SHIP BOTTOM, NJ -  The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce invites Women in Business to add the popular networking program to their ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce opens their 105th year of continued service at the most anticipated business event of the year, the "State of the Chamber." This event unites local business leadership with the information that will help navigate anticipated ...

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STAFFORD -  Reynolds Garden Shop will be having their famous After-Christmas sale beginning Wednesday, December 26. Doors will open at 9 a.m. This sale is an event you do not want to miss! You can use your gift cards and take advantage of great deals or stock-up on items for next ...

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SURF CITY - There's nothing that gets people more in the holiday spirit than getting crafty and making anything from decorations to presents during the holiday season.  At last night's Holiday After Hours event, members and business owners made their own fused glass ornament while networking at ...

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ATLANTIC CITY - At this year's meeting for the New Jersey Travel and Tourism Association, Lori Pepenella, the Chief Executive Officer of the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, was sworn in to serve as Vice President of  the NJTIA. The annual meeting was held at the Hard Rock Hotel & ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Chamber of Commerce gathered on Monday, Dec. 10 at the Holiday Inn in Manahawkin for their annual Jingle and Mingle Christmas party.  Over fifty businesspersons gathered to celebrate the joy of working together in Stafford Township. The organization honored outgoing ...

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MANAHAWKIN - Need a gift idea for those "Stocking Stuffers?" Magic Wash Car Wash is selling Wash Books for the holiday season. For details view photo below and visit Manahawkin Magic Wash at 578 Mill Creek Road Manahawkin, NJ 08050.    

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SHIP BOTTOM - The award-winning LBI Region Report has given a voice to local business, and now gears up for its 7th year with even more access to hear the latest information. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce and WBNJ FM announced that listeners can now access the popular LBI ...

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SURF CITY - Before 2018 winds down, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce invites local business people to be merry and get creative during the month of December. The regional chamber and its members will be hosting two holiday "After Hours" events. The first will take place on ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP –  The Long Beach Township Police Department released a statement on November 30 press detailing the arrest of the owner of local Long Beach Island real estate company Ager Realty owner Donald Pojednic was arrested on charges of misapplication of entrusted property and ...

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STAFFORD - The AC Moore store in the Stafford Shopping Center is closing their doors soon. The sign on the store today said that beginning on December 4 they are having a liquidation sale. The discounts are to go as low as 80% offf,  This is another trend that is resulting from the boom in ...

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STAFFORD - Join area non-profits for a free forum featuring Ann Marie Miller of ArtPride NJ on Wednesday, November 28.  The discussion will be "Turn Board Members into Ambassadors for your Mission". The forum will be held at Stockton University at ...

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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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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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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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STAFFORD - Operation Halloween is a charity Halloween festival that includes both scary and kid-friendly fun that is hosted by the Southern Ocean Rotary Club and The Jersey Shore Council Boy Scouts of America. The event is held this Friday and Saturday, October 26-27 at the Joseph A Citta Scout ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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