Giving Back

October 13, 2018

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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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - Tomorrow from 1-6 p.m. the Beach Haven Moose Riders present the 8th Annual Rocktoberfest event benefiting David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation. The event is a huge success every year and a great time for the entire family.  There will be a bounce house, video game ...

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WARETOWN, NJ - The 5th Annual Survival of the Mills Tri/Du/Aqua/5K presented by Trident Fitness & Performance is this Sunday, September 23 at Wells Mills County Park in Waretown, NJ. All ages & levels of athletic ability are invited to participate. "A walk is as good as a run for a ...

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TUCKERTON, NJ - Join Stockton University students and David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation for "Coffee & Conversations" at The Union Market & Gallery one Wednesday evening a month. Over the next few months, enjoy a cup of coffee and meet a series of health professionals who will ...

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STAFFORD - The Hunger Foundation of Southern Ocean County will have a Mattress Sale to help with raising funds to support our local Food Pantries. The sale will take place on Saturday September 22, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saint Mary’s of the Pines, located on Bishop Way ...

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SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. --  Chowderfest Weekend is just around the corner. This iconic event has extended the summer season to keep the party rolling a few weeks longer. Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members again have prepared a memorable weekend to kick off fall by pulling out all the stops ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND - Keller Williams Preferred Properties on Long Beach Island recently donated 35 backpacks filled with school supplies to the Stafford Township School District to disperse to area students.  . Local real estate agent, Keith Weidenhof presented the backpacks to Dave Ytreboe, ...

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STAFFORD - Just one day left to go before the Ocean County chapter of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh hosts the 2018 Ocean County Irish Festival.  The event will take place at the Manahawkin Lake Park in Manahawkin for the second consecutive year. .   The entertainment lineup is finalized ...

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SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. - Give back while supporting great local restaurants, simply by going out to eat. David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation has provided over 1100 families affected by a cancer diagnosis with direct financial assistance in the amount of $904,144.29. Help this grass roots ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ — When it was discovered Little Falls resident Nick Sauter needed a kidney, his family put out a call for a living donor. Now that the search has continued for more than a year, they are reaching out even farther to find a person who can offer that life-saving organ match. A ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ — When it was discovered Little Falls resident Nick Sauter needed a kidney, his family put out a call for a living donor. Now that the search has continued for more than a year, they are reaching out even farther to find a person who can offer that life-saving organ match. A ...

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STAFFORD - The Ocean County chapter of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh will again be hosting the Ocean County Irish Festival.  The event will take place at the Manahawkin Lake Park in Manahawkin for the second consecutive year. .   The entertainment lineup is finalized and includes the ...

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BEACH HAVEN - On Friday, August 10 the Sea Shell Resort and Beach Club hosted the "Summer Soiree" benefit that raised $104,176 for David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation.  The generosity of all involved blew away the goal of raising $50,000 for the event.  The Summer Soirée was a great ...

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STAFFORD -Stafford Township Police Officers Chris Fritz and Anthony Vincent recently worked with the Stafford Recreation Department in holding a Bike Camp for area youths. .  Both officers are members of the Bike Patrol Unit and students in grades 3-8 were taught how to properly inspect their ...

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STAFFORD -  The Drunken Clams band is performing this afternoon at the Manahawkin Elks Pig Roast hosted by the Motorcyle Committee.  The roast is from 1 to 5 p.m. today, August 26.  Great food is available including pork, burgers, hot dogs, salads, beverages and more. The cost is $25 for ...

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STAFFORD - The Ocean County chapter of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh will again be hosting the Ocean County Irish Festival.  The event will take place at the Manahawkin Lake Park in Manahawkin for the second consecutive year. .   The event happens all on one big day, Saturday, September 8.

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LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - At just 20-years-old, Michael Mirabella put more miles on his road bike, in just three weeks, than some of us will in a lifetime.  On August 15, 2012, Temple Students & Rowing Team Members Mirabella and Ryan Rickus set off on an 1900-mile journey from Philadelphia, ...

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STAFFORD - The Manahawkin Elks Motorcyle Committee is holding their annual Pig Roast fundraiser. The PIG ROAST will be held on Sunday, August 26 from 1 to 5 p.m.  Great food will be available including pork, burgers, hot dogs, salads, beverages and more. Live Music will be presented by The ...

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STAFFORD- The Manahopkin Craft Beer Festival is here.  The event takes place today, Saturday, August 11 from 12 to 7 p.m.  Tickets are available today for $35. Non-drinkers will not be charged for entering the park and being part of the festival.  Drinkers will be required to buy a glass and ...

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NUTLEY, NJ- We have endured our share of natural disasters in New Jersey over the past decade.  So, the selflessness displayed by young local heroes to travel halfway across the country to assist others struggling to recover is truly inspiring.   From July 22 to 28, Nutley Fellowship of ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP - This is an inspiring story of the great impact of the Tenth Annual Coquina Ladies Surfing Concert just recently held on July 29.  David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation's Leadership wrote the following recently in gratitude to the surfing contest organizers: This ...

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BRANT BEACH - Everyone enjoys the excitement of a summer carnival.  It brings out the child in all of us.  Since 1975, St. Francis of Assisi Parish has been hosting the Festival of the Sea Carnival, annually.    The Festival of the Sea begins Wednesday, August 8, and continues through Sunday, ...

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