Sunday Morning Auto Accident in Ocean Acres With Injuries

March 26, 2017

STAFFORD, NJ - On Sunday morning a motor vehicle accident occurred at the corner of Nautilus Drive and Treasure Avenue. Two cars were involved and each sustained heavy damage resulting in the air bags being deployed in each vehicle.

Stafford police report that a Hyundai Elantra operated by a male juvenile bypassed a stop sign and entered into the intersection where it struck a Ford Taurus that ...

Members of the Surf City Volunteer Fire Company Complete the NYC Memorial Stair Climb

NEW YORK CITY, NY - On Sunday March 19, members of the Surf City Volunteer Fire Company, including Surf City Police Ptl. Costabile, completed the third annual NYC Memorial Stair Climb.  

These men climbed 72 floors of 4 World Trade Center in their gear in honor of the 343 NYFD firefighters, 23 NYPD officers, and 37 PAPD police officers who were killed on September 11, 2001.

Federal and State Distracted Driving Crackdown Coming To Stafford and Harvey Cedars April 1-21

STAFFORD, NJ - The Stafford Township and Harvey Cedars police departments are participating in a federal and statewide attempt to crackdown on distracted driving.  The program will be run from April 1 through April 21.  

Distracted driving is a dangerous epidemic on New Jersey’s roadways, being cited as a major contributing factor in over 817,000 motor vehicle crashes ...

Pancake Breakfast with Easter Bunny to Benefit Surf City Volunteer Fire Company

SURF CITY, NJ - The Annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser for the Surf City Volunteer Fire Company will be held on Saturday April 15, 2017 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Firehouse.

The cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children. Price includes all you can eat pancakes with a side of sausage, and coffee or orange juice to drink. Take out will also be available.

A special guest ...

Fifth Annual Get LBI Running 5K Scheduled for May 20

SURF CITY, NJ - Get LBI Running will hold its fifth annual charity 5K run/walk on Saturday, May 20 at 9 a.m. to benefit the Surf City Volunteer Fire Department and EMS.

Since its start in 2013, the race has attracted over 1,000 participants and raised more than $22,500 to benefit the Surf City Volunteer Fire Department and EMS. The race was launched as a way to give back to Surf ...

Stafford Township Police Department Award 2016 Officer of the Year to Ptl. Smithman

STAFFORD, NJ - Every year the Stafford Township Police Department presents a very prestigious award that recognizes one of their officers. This award is the "Police Officer of the Year" award. 

All of the Stafford Township Police Officers vote on one officer who they believe "embodies a quality work ethic, a high degree of professionalism, motivation, dedication and ...

Ptl. Luna Receives 2016 Rick Drappi Award of the Stafford Township Police Department

STAFFORD, NJ - In honor of Stafford Township Police Officer Rick Drappi who died in an automobile accident on September 10, 1978, each year the police department selects one of their officers to receive the Henry "Rick" Drappi award. 

Patrol Officer Joseph Luna was the recipient of the "2016 Rick Drappi Award."

Ptl. Luna was chosen by a vote ...

Stafford Township Police Unity Tour Team Fundraiser at Old Causeway March 10

STAFFORD, NJ - On Friday March 10 from 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. at the Old Causeway Steak & Oyster House, the Stafford Township Police Department will be hosting a fundraiser in support of the Police Unity Tour.

"The Police Unity Tour is an annual bicycle ride from NJ to Washington DC to raise money for the National Law Enforcement Memorial and to raise awareness for Law Enforcement ...

Sunday Afternoon Forest Fire Controlled Burn on Route 539 in Barnegat

BARNEGAT, NJ - Area travelers should be aware that there is a controlled burn on Route 539 just north of Route 72.  There will be flames and smoke in the area while you are driving.  The Barnegat Police Department recently sent out a press release.  

The burn will be from mile marker 14 in Barnegat through mile marker 21 near border of Manchester Township. 

Please ...

Stafford Man Seriously Injured in Crash at Route 72 and Lighthouse Drive

STAFFORD, NJ - Stafford Township Police reported today that Joshua R. Handel, 20 years old who lives in Stafford Township was seriously injured in an auto accident.  

Handel was driving westbound on Route 72 near Lighthouse Drive when he struck a utility pole. The accident happened on Monday at approximately 10:30 a.m.  The Stafford Township Police Department responded ...

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