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Trident Fitness and Performance Centers Offer Challenge Combine Event for Area Athletes on February 23

January 17, 2019

WEST CREEK - The Trident Fitness and Performance Center in West Creek is offering an event for athletic competition in fitness, speed and strength.

This is an oppportunity for people to challenge themselves and test their skills against other athletes.

The Combine event will be held on Saturday, February 23 at 11 a.m. 

The Combine Events include:

10 Yard ...

NJ Law Banning Smoking at Public Beaches and Parks Now In Effect

TRENTON, NJ - Legislation signed last summer prohibiting smoking at public beaches and parks in New Jersey goes into effect today. The bill, S-2534, updates the “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act of 2006.”

According to the American Lung Association, more than 480,000 people die from tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke, making it the leading cause of preventable death ...

Manahawkin Nursing and Rehab Facility Evacuated After Carbon Monoxide Detection

STAFFORD — About 30 patients were evacuated from the Manahawkin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Manahawkin on Tuesday night after high levels of carbon monoxide were detected by alarm.

The patients  were taken around 11 p.m. to the nearby Southern Ocean Medical Center or the Shore Meadow Facility in Toms River, according to Stafford Township police, who said no one was ...

Will You be the Voice of a Child in Need?

TOMS RIVER - Will you be the voice of a child in need?

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Ocean County is a non--profit that works with the most vulnerable members of our community, abused and neglected children that reside in foster care.

We are looking for volunteers who are willing to help us make sure these children have a voice to speak up for them. Will you be that ...

Flood Warning for Southern Ocean County Issued by National Weather Service

STAFFORD and LONG BEACH ISLAND - The National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Watch for the area through late tonight

The storm total of rainful is expected to be 2 to 3 inches, with locally higher amounts possible.

Periods of moderate to heavy rain will result in flooding of roadways and areas of poor drainage. There is also the potential for significant river flooding. The ...

Five Steps to Better Sleep By A Board Certified Behavior Analyst

STAFFORD - Check out this brief video by Samantha Sarin, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at Brett DiNovi & Associates, discusses evidenced-based practices to improve sleep.

Clink link below.

Southern Ocean Medical Center Nurses Reach Contract Agreement with Hackensack Meridian Health

STAFFORD - The nurses at Southern Ocean Medical Center reached a tentative agreement recently with Hackensack Meridian Health.  This is the second victory for the SOMC nurses after avoiding a decertification of the union back in November.  

Unionized nurses at Jersey Shore University Medical Center (JSUMC) also reached the tentative agreement with Hackensack Meridian ...

Stafford Township Police Conduct Active Shooter Drill at Southern Ocean Medical Center

STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Police Department, the Southern Ocean Medical Center, and members of the Southern Ocean County SWAT team conducted a joint, Active Shooter Drill on Wednesday, December 5.

The drill took place in the Southern Ocean Medical Center's "Fast Track" area, and was conducted between 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. During this time, an active shooter scenario was run ...


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