Government

December 10, 2018

STAFFORD - At the most recent Stafford Township Council Meeting on November 20, the outgoing leadership shared some updates about changes in the future. Old Baptist Church has been undergoing some improvements and the work has been done by the Township Public Works employees as a cost saving ...

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LAKEHURST, NJ - The Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst will be conducting demolition and mortar training December 6-10 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Expect to hear loud booms from the ranges and please take note that cloudy conditions can make the booms seem louder or closer than they actually ...

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WASHINGTON - President Donald J. Trump has declared Wednesday, Dec. 5, as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of former President George H.W. Bush. Some key U.S. Postal Service operations will be affected. A statement from the USPS® notes that regular mail deliveries, retail services and ...

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STAFFORD – Drainage work is ongoing that began this morning, Friday, as the NJ DOT construction project continues on the work needed for intersection and roadway improvements at East Road. The shoulder will be closed between the Garden State Parkway and the Stafford Square Shopping Center for ...

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LAKEHURST - It's about to get loud in the area today and Saturday. Today and tomorrow,  Saturday, Dec. 1 expect to hear some louder noises from the howitzers on the base ranges. Please keep in mind, cloud coverage can amplify the booms and make the sounds travel further!  

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP -  Long Beach Township Police announced this morning that residents will be without water due to a large water main break in the township.   TAPinto Stafford-LBI will keep residents informed when the problem is resolved.

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STAFFORD and LONG BEACH ISLAND - Thanksgiving Day is upon us and here are the words of Abraham Lincoln and the words are appropriate for our day.  This is from the Collective Works of Abraham Lincoln, edited by Roy Basler, et al.  President Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation It is the ...

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ATLANTA, GA - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have now warned U.S. and Canadian consumers not to eat romaine lettuce after 32 people in 11 states were infected with a strain of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli. "CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, ...

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TRENTON - Senator Christopher J. Connors, Assemblyman Brian E. Rumpf and Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove are calling for action on their bill to protect tax exempt status of property owned by a 100 percent disabled veteran whose home has been destroyed by flood, storm event, natural cause, or other ...

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STAFFORD and LONG BEACH ISLAND - It is not known if any measles cases exist in Southern Ocean County, as reporting suggests that most cases are in the central and northern section of the county.  Most of the cases reported are in Lakewood, where a large Jewish population exists.   The outbreak ...

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STAFFORD -  Stafford Township's Annual Holiday Tree Lighting extravaganza is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 7 from 6 to 9 p.m  at the municipal building on East Bay Avenue. Santa Claus will make a visit. Music and many activities are planned such as: Ice Sculpting Entertainment Train ...

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STAFFORD - It took eight days to clarify, but after a hard fought race Thom MacArthur said on his Facebook page that he contacted Andy Kim, a Democrat to concede and congratulate him on his victory. MacArthur has served as a two-term Republican congressman.  Democrat Andy Kim was officially ...

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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 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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TRENTON -The United States Congressional Third District race remains too close to call on Wednesday morning.  Incumbent Republican Tom MacArthur faced a heavy barrage from Democrats throughout the nation in this challenge. Andy Kim ran as the Democratic challenger.   It has been a fierce ...

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STAFFORD - Republican Greg Myhre will be the next mayor of Stafford Township. Myrhe and his entire Republican ticket was victorious over the Democratic party challengers led by Stafford businessman Joe Mangino. The unofficial results are Myhre with 5,377 votes (57%) and Joe Mangino finishing in ...

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STAFFORD - At the Tuesday, October 23 meeting of the Stafford Township Council, the meeting began with the dedication of the Manahawkin Lake Pavilion in honor of Mayor John Spodofora.    The council read a proclamation that the Manahawkin Lake Park Pavilion will now be recognized and known as ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Mayor and Council will be conducting a Veteran's Day Service on November 11, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Stafford Township Municipal Courtyard. The municipal office is located at 260 East Bay Avenue in Manahawkin. The service is set to honor our brave men and women who ...

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STAFFORD — Big Tuesday is two days away. On Tuesday, November 6, Stafford Township residents will go to the polls to elect new leadership for the township.    Greg Myhre is the Republican candidate for mayor. He will be running against the Democratic Party candidate Joe Mangino.   Stafford ...

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BEACH HAVEN - In late August the Beach Haven Land Use Board denied an application for the proposed Victoria Rose development. Terry Moeller and partners Tom and Joan Bertussi announced plans to tear down the bank building on Bay Avenue and build a retail/residential complex. The complex included ...

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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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TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Human Services on Monday announced wages have increased for the direct support professionals who work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to help them live successfully in communities. Governor Phil Murphy and the Legislature ...

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TRENTON – Motorists are reminded to drive with extra caution and watch for white-tailed deer as deer mating season gets under way and darkness arrives earlier, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife announced. White-tailed deer become more active ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - On Saturday, October 13, all LBI residents are invited and encouraged to attend a free Community Outreach Program at the Beach Haven Borough Hall. This session will be informative about Flood Insurance and topics of discussion will include: changes to the National Flood ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Township Mayor John Spodofora resigned this past week as a member of the Township Republican Club and he has endorsed Democratic mayoral candidate Joe Mangino.  Mangino represents the Focus on Stafford Democratic slate of candidates. The Regular Republican team of ...

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STAFFORD, NJ  – The Stafford Conservatives, winners of June’s Stafford Republican primary announce their position in Column A on the November 6 General Election ballot. The Team is comprised of Mayoral candidate Greg Myhre and Council candidates Tom Steadman, Dr. Tony Guariglia, Mike Pfancook, ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ — Exact change lanes on the Garden State Parkway’s major toll plazas are soon to be a memory. But they will remain at all but one of the toll road’s 23 entrance and exit ramps. The automatic coin machines at all 11 “mainland barrier” plazas, including Asbury Park in Monmouth County ...

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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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LONG BEACH ISLAND - The Labor Day weekend is upon us. Many are wondering which beaches will have lifeguards.  September can be a very dangerous month in the surf considering we are entering the height of the hurricane season. Here is the list of guarded beaches and dates on Long Beach Island ...

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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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