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That Long Time Empty New Store at Rt 72 and Nautilus Drive to Finally Have Occupant

September 15, 2018

STAFFORD - A few years back Ocean Acres residents were expecting to see a large Walgreens store at the corner of Route 72 and Nautilus Drive.  That occupancy was derailed by Walgreens acquiring Rite-Aid stores a few years back. Walgreens realized it had enough retail presence in our area and decided to not occupy the building.

In the last few weeks, there has been some work going inside ...

The Damp and Humid Summer Has Created A Need for Many to Test For Mold in Their Homes and Businesses

STAFFORD AND LONG BEACH ISLAND-  The incredibly rainy and damp summer has had a historical impact on the Southern Ocean County area with mold.  Many schools statewide are experiencing closed schools and classrooms until remediation is complete.

How about home? If your residential or commercial property has been hit by water damage, there's a good chance of mold infestation.

Hunger Foundation of Southern Ocean County Holding a Mattress Fair on September 22

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 in Manahawkin .

The Hunger Foundations works towards creating a community free from ...

Heat Advisory Until 7 p.m. Thursday

MT. HOLLY, NJ - The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect until 7 p.m. on Thursday. 

Maximum heat index values are expected to be near or above 100 degrees on Thursday afternoon. 

Maximum temperatures are expected to be in the lower 90s on Thursday afternoon. 

The excessive heat creates a health risk, especially for the ...

Stafford's McKinley Avenue Elementary School Will Remain Closed Due to Continuing Mold Issues

STAFFORD - The McKinley Avenue Elementary School has had problems with mold in the building.  The administration has been hoping the past two weeks that the rooms would be ready for opening day on Wednesday.  Today, Superintendent George J. Chidiac announced that the still will be closed for an undetermined period of time due to those mold problems. 

McKinley students ...

Family of Little Falls’ Man with Long Beach Island Ties Extends Reach in Search of Kidney Donor

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 Rutgers University graduate, Sauter played football for the Scarlet Knights from 1973 to 1977 on ...

Family of Little Falls’ Man with Long Beach Island Ties Extends Reach in Search of Kidney Donor

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 Rutgers University graduate, Sauter played football for the Scarlet Knights from 1973 to 1977 on ...

Heat Advisory in Effect for Labor Day and Tuesday for our Area

STAFFORD AND LONG BEACH ISLAND - The area around the grill isn't going to be the only hot place this Labor Day. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for much of New Jersey starting Monday at 12 noon and continuing to 9 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 4. 

The heat index is expected to reach the mid to upper 90s during this time period. 

A Heat Advisory is issued when ...

Lifeguard Locations for Bathers After Labor Day on LBI

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 beginning Tuesday, September 4.

Barnegat Light:  Only the 22nd Street will have ...

U.S. Coast Guard Rescue in Barnegat Inlet Places Spotlight on Boating Safety

BARNEGAT LIGHT, NJ — When members of the U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people from their sinking recreational vessel in Barnegat Inlet yesterday, they found the boaters prepared for the emergency.

A Coast Guard boat on August 30 responded to a radio distress call from the boat, which was taking on water after it reportedly struck the Barnegat Inlet jetty. After leaving from the Barnegat ...

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