Business & Finance Top Stories

November 13, 2018

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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STAFFORD- Trying something new to reach the early hour business people, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Ocean County SCORE to present a series of drop in breakfast networking and tips at the Mainland Manahawkin  -- Early risers welcome to a special series that ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ -  October brings opportunities with the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce.  Check out their newsletter ...

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STAFFORD - Trying something new to reach the early hour business people, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Ocean County SCORE to present a series of drop in breakfast networking and tips at the Mainland Manahawkin. Early risers welcome to a special series that ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - For over 60 years Morrison's Marina has been a landmark and an "island tradition" on Long Beach Island.  Thursday afternoon at the Borough of Beach Haven, the very successful Chris Vernon held an informal brainstorming session asking for input from residents and community ...

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MANAHAWKIN -  Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce invites all businesses to attend the Fall Business Boot Camp to be held on Tuesday, October 16 at the Holiday Inn/ Mainland.  Spend the morning with basic and advanced training on franchising, communication and funding presented by Ocean ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all who supported the 30th Annual Chowderfest weekend that took place on September 29 and 30, 2018. With beautiful weather, a record number of restaurants, enthusiastic crowds and passionate volunteers; the event ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to celebrate fall during Columbus Day Weekend October 5-8 and take advantage of the Long Beach Island Region's best time of year. Whether it is on the beach, bay or the pines there will be plenty of ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - On Thursday night, come out for an After Hours social gathering at Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center. Learn about their Pet Therapy Program. Pet Therapy specialist Bob DeSalvo and dog Dakota will be there for a meet and greet and for you to learn about ...

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LACEY TOWNSHIP, NJ - Join Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce and connect with local businesses as the popular Pop Up Membership meeting begins at 3:30 p.m. on October 10.  The chamber will be introducing its new Google Trusted Verification Partnership and announcing upcoming fall ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ - On Tuesday, September 25 at 10 a.m. LBI region women business owners are invited to attend the very popular, Women in Business Roundtable event presented by the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce.  This month's event is hosted at the Urgent Care Now, located ...

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BARNEGAT - New York based developer Extell Development Company is having a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, September 20 at 11:00 a.m.  This development has been a long time in planning and startup. The company plans to unveil the first phase of the project.  Barnegat Mayor Frank Caputo will ...

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STAFFORD - A few years back Ocean Acres residents were expecting to see a large Walgreens store at the corner of Route 72 and Nautilus Drive.  That occupancy was derailed by Walgreens acquiring Rite-Aid stores a few years back. Walgreens realized it had enough retail presence in our area and ...

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SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - Join the regional chamber of commerce members welcome in fall with unique opportunities to reconnect after the summer season. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce invites business people to attend events this September that provide insight into local businesses and ...

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STAFFORD AND LONG BEACH ISLAND-  The incredibly rainy and damp summer has had a historical impact on the Southern Ocean County area with mold.  Many schools statewide are experiencing closed schools and classrooms until remediation is complete. How about home? If your residential or commercial ...

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TRENTON - The New Jersey Department of Transportation released a press release last week in regards to the long awaited East Road Route 72 Construction Project. According to the DOT, beginning at 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. daily for the next few months, NJDOT’s contractor Earle Asphalt Co., is ...

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BEACH HAVEN - The Victoria Rose project was controversial.  Many residents were for the plan and many were against it. Terry Moeller and his partners,Tom and Joan Bertussi were planning to tear down the building and develop the site into a retail and residential complex.  The plan included 22 ...

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STAFFORD - The Reynolds Garden Shop and Floral Market are hosting their Annual “Good Ol’ Days Sale” this Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2  at their complex on East Bay Avenue in Manahawkin. During this event there will be savings of up to 75% OFF Home Accessories, Furniture, Outdoor ...

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