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December 2, 2021

STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Recreation Department has posted the following reminder about a great event on Friday, December 3. The Stafford Township elves have been hard at work getting Town Hall ready to ring in the season under thousands of twinkling lights! Come out and get in the ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Recreation Department is hosting a Winter Wonderland and Christmas Market on Saturday, December 11 at the Heritage Park. There will be a Farmers Market, Makers Festival and lots of great food.  Read below for all the information. 

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BARNEGAT, NJ - Barnegat's Annual Special Thanksgiving, Farmers & Craft vendor's market is back! It will be held this Sunday, November 21, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 14 Birdsall Street. The special market will feature over 30 vendors.

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - After years of talk at town council meetings, Chick-fil-A and Panera Bread are finally under construction.  Located just west of KFC on Rt. 72, you can currently see a building being constructed on the west side of the lot.  Mayor Greg Myhre has told us that the building will ...

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BEACH HAVEN - Get your costumes together for a big party on Saturday night. The streets in Beach Haven promise to be frightening, and the public is invited to meet at a great Halloween Eve Party at Bird and Betty's.  The entertainment lineup on Saturday night includes the Danksters DJ Meatball ...

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BARNEGAT - Operation Halloween 2021 kicks off tonight, Friday, October 22 at 4 p.m. It also takes place on Saturday, October 23 from 4 p.m.  The event runs until 10 p.m. each night.  There will be live music by Black Zeppelin on both nights. Tribute to Black Sabbath & Led ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION — There is something salty, sweet, and scary happening this October throughout the Long Beach Island Region of the Jersey Coast. With options for all to enjoy tucked throughout corners of this legendary area. October 16 through October 31 Hit the chilling waters ...

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LBI Region, NJ — On October 4, 2021, the New Jersey Health Department created rules to allow home bakers to sell their goods as a food business. New Jersey was the last state to adopt a “Cottage Food Law” that allows many types of non-perishable foods to be sold directly to the end ...

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BARNEGAT — All are invited to join up with Bayside Chapel on Saturday, October 30 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for their annual Family Fall Fest. EVERYTHING is FREE and FUN! In the event of rain, the FULL event attractions will take place indoors. This is a FREE event appropriate for the whole ...

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Chocolate and the Chip is recalling various flavors including chocolate chip cookies, cookie bundt cakes and rice crispy treats because they may contain undeclared wheat, milk, soy, and tree nuts, announced the company. Cookies, bundt cakes and rice crispy treats were distributed in the Los ...

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LBI REGION — The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce is celebrating their 107th fall season in the Long Beach Island Region of the Jersey coast. The charm that the Pines and the salt air casts a magic spell over events taking place in the fall. Some long-standing traditions, and some new ones ...

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BRANT BEACH — The public is invited to join the Long Beach Township Police Department, Long Beach Township PBA 373, and the Long Beach Township Parks and Recreation Department for the Fifth Annual  Harvest Hayride and More on October 23rd from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in Bayview Park, Brant Beach. The ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION, NJ -Traveling tasters, live music, brews on tap, and a festival of spirit announced 2021 ChowderMonth Champions with support from the community to welcome fall in traditional style. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the community who ...

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SURF CITY - Join the Surf City Police Department, Surf City Volunteer Fire Company, and many other LBI businesses and first responder agencies for a scary good time at Surf City’s 7th Annual Trunk or Treat. There will be face painting, balloon twisting, music, and candy galore! Trunk or treating ...

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BEACH HAVEN — Sending off summer and welcoming fall as Southern Ocean County closes out Chowdermonth with music, vendors, activities, and beer on tap at Taylor Ave Waterfront in Beach Haven The Southern Ocean County Chamber winds down their month-long food competition and gears up for their free ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ — This year's "Coffee with a Cop" event will be hosted at Mr. J's Deli on Wednesday, October 6 from 8:30-10:30 a.m.  The Stafford Township Police Department invite all residents to come and enjoy a cup of coffee and conversation with your neighborhood cops.  Mr. J's Deli is ...

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BEACH HAVEN — Experience a beautiful evening in the Garden sponsored by the Gables in Beach Haven.  All proceeds benefit the Hunger Foundation of Southern Ocean.   Selections of hor's d'oeuvres and small plates from the Gables renowned Chef.   Enjoy live music with wine and beer with Pat and ...

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STAFFORD — The weather was perfect, Covid 19 restrictions were loosened and Ocean County Irish Festival drew a large crowd estimated at over 9,000 people this past Saturday, September 11, at the Manahawkin Lake Park. The Shillelaghs brought honor to the special day by conducting a Commemorative ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ — Compassion Café's inaugural season is coming to an end at their 2021 host location, Barry's Do Me A Flavor on Centre Street in Beach Haven. "Can hardly believe the final week of our first season is here! The people we’ve met and the memories we made have certainly made this ...

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STAFFORD —  The Ocean County chapter of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh's annual  Ocean County Irish Festival arrives this Saturday, September 11, 2021.   The Shillelagh's will bring honor on this special day commemorating the September 11, 2001 tragedy with a special service at noon.   ...

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Hostess Soft White Hamburger Buns and Soft White Hot Dog Buns have been recalled due to potential contamination, announced Hostess Brands LLC. Certain products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes and salmonella, they stated.  The company has issued to voluntary recall after ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - After a tough year and a half for restaurants and small businesses, Big Barlow's BBQ will be closing its doors when they run out of food this week. Owner, Chris Barlow said "due to the influx in meat prices and shortages on staff we have no control over this." This is not the ...

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BEACH HAVEN — The Official LBI Chowderfest Gear is on demand and ready to order now through September 8.  Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Jetty Ink launched the first ever online Official Chowderfest Merchandise store online to bring the popular gear directly to ...

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STAFFORD - A fire has been reported at the Boatyard in Stafford Township. The Boatyard is located just off the east side of the Dorland Henderson Route 72 Bridge.  A boat docked in one of the spaces for food and drink was on fire and created a tremendous amount of smoke. Stafford Police ...

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BRANT BEACH — Since 1975, St. Francis of Assisi Parish has been hosting the Festival of the Sea Carnival, annually.   The Festival of the Sea begins Tuesday, August 10, and continues through Saturday, August 14. The carnival will be open nightly (weather permitting) from 6:00 to 10:00 pm. The ...

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STAFFORD -  The Ocean County chapter of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh is again hosting the Ocean County Irish Festival on Saturday, September 11, 2021.   The Shillelagh's will remember to bring honor on this special day commemorating the September 11, 2001 tragedy. There will be a number ...

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BEACH HAVEN — David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation recently announced that the Third Annual LBI Summer Soiree will be returning to the Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club on Friday, August 13. The organization is celebrating their long-standing friendship and partnership with the team ...

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BEACH HAVEN — Robbinsville's Ross Colton helped the Tampa Bay Lightning win the Stanley Cup scoring the only goal in game five of the finals against the Montreal Canadians.  Each member of the championship team gets to take the Stanley Cup home for a week. Ross brought the Cup to his hometown of ...

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BARNEGAT - Sweltering temperatures provide the perfect time for the opening of a new ice cream shop - right in the middle of Barnegat. Roger Aquilino said he opened Barnegat Bay Ice Cream at 515 North Main Street to bring some refreshing treats to the town he's come to love. Aquilino is a ...

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LBI REGION — Though restrictions have been lifted, there are still many concerns about planning and executing a capacity festival this fall.  The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has been working closely with the Borough of Beach Haven, as well as local businesses to bring an expanded ...

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