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Stafford Police Iron Team Wins Prince George's County Police Iron Team Endurance Competition for Second Consecutive Year

September 20, 2017

STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Police Department captured the championship at the Prince George’s County Police Iron Team Endurance Competition.   The squad is now champion for two years in a row.

Stafford's team came in first against 31 other departments from around the nation.  . 

The competition is a charitable event and hosted by Prince George’s County ...

Third Annual Charity Gala for Coastal Volunteers in Medicine

STAFFORD AND LONG BEACH ISLAND - The public is invited to join in the Third Annual Charity Gala benefiting Coastal Volunteers in Medicine.

The event will take place on Friday, October 6 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Greenbriar Oceanaire, 1 Heritage Circle in Waretown.

Coastal Volunteers is a volunteer driven, free primary care health clinic serving the health and wellness needs of the uninsured ...

Youth Suicide Rates Doubling--Working to Reduce the Trend With Suicide Prevention Leader-Holmdel's Dr. Christine Moutier

STAFFORD, N.J. - When one would guess what the 2nd leading cause of death is for young people in the U.S. ages 15-34, most people are shocked to hear that the answer is death by suicide.  Tragically, that is a fact. Almost 45,000 Americans die every year by suicide. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), on average there are 121 suicides a day—16 of ...

State Infant/Child Car Seat Rules Currently in Effect

TRENTON, NJ - Effective September 1, 2015, legislation set in place revised parameters relative to the use of infant / child car seats in the Garden State. New Jersey guidelines currently mandate the following:

Newborn to Age 2

Children under age 2 and under 30 lbs. must be in a rear-facing car seat with a five-point harness. Toddlers who are tall or have long legs ...

Two New Great White Sharks Make Appearances Off Jersey Shore

JERSEY SHORE, NJ — It’s been nearly three months since Mary Lee has been tracked off the Jersey coast, but two younger great white sharks are now finding those waters appealing.

Finn was last “pinged” at 9:35 p.m. on September 7 about 10 miles off the Jersey shoreline between Long Branch and Asbury Park, while Amagansett has been tracked in waters farther south, about ...

September's List of Long Beach Island Lifeguard Locations

LONG BEACH ISLAND - The Labor Day weekend has passed.  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 5.

Ship Bottom is providing extensive protection.  The ...

Thursday Ocean Conditions Continue to be Dangerous: Knee Deep Wading on Most LBI Beaches

LONG BEACH ISLAND - TAPinto Stafford-LBI has received a few reports from local LBI lifeguard leadership that the ocean continues to be rough due to storms at sea.  Most reports we have received is that people are only to enter water knee deep.

 

Here is today's beach report from Jack Bushko.

 

Swimming Prohibited on Long Beach Island for Third Straight Day on Wednesday, August 30

LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - Due to rough waters, lifeguards have decided to fly the red flags again today and prohibit all swimming in the ocean. 

See alerts below:

BH EMERG MGMT, NJ: Beach Haven Lifeguards advise the ocean is extremely dangerous today.  Swimming is prohibited today,  Stay out of the ocean. 

Long Beach Township Police Department: Due to ...

Surf City Bans Swimming Along with LBT & Beach Haven Today August 28

SURF CITY, NJ - The Surf City Police Department is the latest to announce that there will be no swimming on any of the Surf City beaches today. 

The alert was sent at 11:42 a.m. and stated:

NO SWIMMING permitted today due to rough surf. Guards are on duty til 5pm, but flying red flags. Stay out of the water, even after hours!

Previously this morning Beach Haven and Long Beach ...

No Swimming Allowed on all Long Beach Township & Beach Haven Beaches Today August 28

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Long Beach Township Police Department sent out a text alert at 10:42 a.m. stating that there will be no swimming today. 

The alert said:

Due to extremely dangerous ocean conditions all Long Beach Twp beaches are red flagged today, no swimming.  Please stay out of the water. 

Beach Haven Beach Patrol also announced earlier this morning that ...

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