Giving Back

December 3, 2018

STAFFORD _ On Sunday December 9th, come do your holiday shopping at Our Gang Players' "Winter Wonderland Gift Fair" from 1pm - 6pm at the Ocean Acres Community Center, 489 Nautilus Drive, Manahawkin, N.J. 08050. This event is FREE TO ATTEND and Our Gang Players will be offering FREE GIFT ...

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BARNEGAT - Our Gang Players will be hosting a Santa & Friends Breakfast Fundraiser on Saturday December 8th with 2 seating options; 8 a.m. and 9:15 a.m. at Lefty's Tavern, 547 N. Main St. Barnegat, N.J. 08005 Enjoy a yummy breakfast that includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage & a ...

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STAFFORD - The St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church is holding their Ninth Annual Christmas Day Dinner. It will be held Christmas Day from 12 to 3 p.m. at the  St Mary's Parish Center, 100 Bishop Lane in Manahawkin. Transportation is available to local residents. To register, call Mike or Gail Rua ...

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STAFFORD, NJ - David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation is having their 2nd Annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa on Sunday December 2 from 8-11 a.m. at TGI Fridays in Manahawkin The foundation raises money for families affected by cancer in our area.   David's Dream and Believe youth group ...

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SHIP BOTTOM - The 39th Annual Ship Bottom Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, December 1 at 1 p.m.  The parade will run along Long Beach Boulevard from 5th to 25th Street. .   This years theme is "A Great White Christmas." Area community members are encouraged to enter a float for your ...

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STAFFORD - Spend the holiday with the Main Street Alliance Church family.  The menu includes all the great Thanksgiving favorites.....Turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed taters and all the fixings! The dinner takes place on Thanksgiving Day from 5 to 8 p.m.  Main Street Alliance Church is located ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional High School food bank is still in dire need of turkeys. Over 60 baskets are being assembled for district students’ families.  The volunteers are in need of about 40 turkeys at this point. The baskets will be delivered this Tuesday, November 21.   If you can ...

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SHIP BOTTOM - The 39th Annual Ship Bottom Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, December 1 at 1 p.m.  The parade will run along Long Beach Boulevard from 5th to 25th Street. .   This years theme is "A Great White Christmas." Area community members are encouraged to enter a float for your ...

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STAFFORD, NJ - David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation is having their 2nd Annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa on Sunday December 2 from 8-11 a.m. at TGI Fridays in Manahawkin The foundation raises money for families affected by cancer in our area.   David's Dream and Believe youth group ...

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STAFFORD - The 27th Annual Gift Auction is sponsored by the Southern Regional High School Band Parents Organization. All proceeds benefit the SRHS Marching Band Program and Scholarship Fund. Admission is $8 at the door and includes 25 tickets, coffee & dessert. Food and beverages will be ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Township is now collecting items to stock the Free Little Pantry. In completing his Eagle Scout achievements, Parker Petty initiated the Free Little Pantry Project in Stafford Township earlier this year. Petty, his father and fellow Eagle Scouts began building and installing ...

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STAFFORD – Bu Quach is still missing.   After a strong search on Saturday in Ocean Acres, there was no success finding Mr. Quach. "Unfortunately we are still searching for our father," wrote his son Johnny Quach on Sunday.  "There are no new leads, the only thing we gained out of this, was the ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional High School Classes of 2019 and 2021 Hosting Gift Auction this Friday, November 16, 2018. The event will take place at the Southern Regional Middle School cafeteria at 75 Cedar Bridge Road in Manahawkin. All are welcome to support these two Southern classes at ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Emergency Medical Services team shared with TAPinto two wonderful acts of kindness towards their squad members on Saturday. Squad 38 and some of their members stopped by the Shore Fire Grille in Manahawkin for some lunch. "As we were enjoying the awesome food, ...

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STAFFORD - The following towns have Veteran's Day observances on Sunday, Nov. 11.  Barnegat: Barnegat Township is holding a Veterans Day ceremony Veteran's Day Ceremony, Sunday at 11:00 a.m. at the Watts Gazebo Park on Route 9.  Beach Haven: Beach Haven will have a Veterans Day ceremony ...

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BRANT BEACH - The American Red Cross will be at St. Francis of Assisi Church Hall located at 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township, NJ on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 for a blood drive.  Hours are 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.    According to the Red Cross there is a CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD DONATIONS.  ...

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BEACH HAVEN - Do you love to run or get good exercise?  There is an opportunity to exercise and contribute to a tremendous cause and need in the Southern Ocean County area. The Southern Ocean County Hunger Foundation is an organization committed to combating hunger in the area.  The Hunger ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP - The 2018 Jetty Clam Jam surfing contest was held on Sunday, October 28.  The event had good waves considering the storm that moved through the area on Friday and early Saturday.   This year’s 2018 Clam Jam winners are Josh Law and Steve Carpitella. The runners up ...

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BEACH HAVEN - Tom and Sherry Hughes, owners of the Sea Shell Resort and Beach Club in Beach Haven blessed a great organization with a $25,000 donation this past weekend.  The Sea Shell held their 28th Annual Striped Bass Derby this weekend.  The weather was very challenging throughout most of ...

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STAFFORD - On Monday, October 29, 2018, Stafford Township Police received a generous donation of gifts from the staff at Finance of America Mortgage in Manahawkin for the Stafford PBA Holiday Toy Drive. The Stafford Township Recreation Department and Stafford Township PBA expressed thanks ...

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STAFFORD - Come out and support the crafters and the Stafford Township Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary at their annual fall craft show. The Ladies will be cooking breakfast and lunch, so bring your shopping lists and your appetite. The craft show will be held this Saturday October 27, ...

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LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years ...

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STAFFORD – Southern Regional is hosting a great event at the high school’s football stadium, a fall carnival on Oct. 20 to benefit the classes of 2020 and 2021. The event, called a “Country Fair Ramboree” will take place from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on October 20.  The Ramboree will include all the ...

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STAFFORD - On Saturday, October 6 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., the Stafford Township Police Department’s Superior Officer’s Association will be hosting a Ford Test Drive Event. The location will be on the Township’s municipal side parking lot, located at 260 East Bay Avenue. All major Ford vehicles ...

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STAFFORD - This year's National Coffee With A Cop Day is Wednesday October 3.  The Stafford Police Department has partnered with Manhattan Bagel Shop in Stafford Square again this year. The public is invited to have a good time meeting and greeting Stafford's finest from 9-11 a.m. All are ...

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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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LAVALLETTE, NJ — Firefighters from across the state are helping to keep a Livingston teen’s name alive through a memorial playground currently being built in Lavallette—the Jersey Shore town where Brendan Tevlin spent every summer of his 19 years. After members of the New Jersey Firefighters’ ...

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SHIP BOTTOM -  The Second Annual Southern Regional High School Boys Basketball Alumni Watch Party will be held at Joe Pops Shore Bar in Ship Bottom on October 7th. Southern has two alumni currently playing in the NFL.  They are 10 year veteran Clark Harris of the Cincinnati Bengals and MIami ...

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SURF CITY, NJ - On Saturday October 27, Surf City's Fourth Annual Trunk or Treat event hosted by the Surf City Police Department and the Surf City Volunteer Fire Company will take place..   Surf City Trunk or Treat is a fun and safe alternative to traditional trick-or-treating. This free event ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ -  David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation is currently selling their mega 50/50 cash raffle tickets. Tickets are $20 each and ONLY 2,500 tickets will be sold. The 50/50 proceeds benefit families battling a cancer diagnosis. There will be one winner chosen during ...

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