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Former Southern Regional, Bridgewater State and Copenhagen Football QB Starts Higgins Passing Academy

May 21, 2020

MANAHAWKIN, NJ - Dan Higgins was a 2 sport athlete at Southern Regional High School participating in football and baseball and has just returned to his hometown of Manahawkin after finishing his college and professional career to start his new business venture, Higgins Passing Academy.

As a junior at Southern, Dan played an integral part in the football team’s 2011 ...

Southern Regional Awards AB Dolph Cramer, Sportsmanship and USMC Excellence Awards to Honored Seniors

STAFFORD — The following Southern Regional High School athletes were recently honored by Athletic Director Chuck Donohue and the entire Southern Regional School Disrict:

USMC Senior Athlete Excellence Awards;

Male Athlete: Will DeVane (Stockton University)
Female Athlete: Erika Barbera (Kutztown University)

Southern Regional Sportsmanship Award

 Aiden ...

Southern Regional Athletics Honor 2019-20 Legacy Award Winners

STAFFORD - The following Southern Regional High School student athletes were recognized by the athletic program receiving Legacy Awards for the Class of 2020;

Robert Woodcock - Wrestling (United States Air Force Academy)


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cade Johnson- Lacrosse (Chestnut Hill ...

Southern Regional Athletics Honor 2019-20 "Big S" Award Winners

STAFFORD - Southern Regional Athletic Director released the winners of the "Big S" Award winners for the Class of 2020. The "Big S" award is given to student athletes that have accomplished 10 or more Varsity letters during their Athletic career at Southern. 

Keoni Leiter- XC, Indoor Track & Spring Track & Field. Sacred Heart University
Jaelyn ...

Liam Maxwell Completes Outstanding Volleyball Career at Belmont Abbey College

STAFFORD - Stafford Township resident and Southern Regional High School alumni Liam Maxwell recently completed his college volleyball career at Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina.

Liam is one of Southern's all time great players. He was a leader on Southern's well known successful program led by his uncle Eric Maxwell.

Liam finished his career and season on a high ...

Phoenix Elite: Rising UP and Adapting to Virtual Reality

SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — Phoenix Elite NJ, which was founded in 2019 on the original premise of educating, equipping and empowering young women throughout Southern Ocean County through sport and teamwork in order to develop strong, confident female leaders of the future — has had to — in its brief life, pivot and grow in order to adapt to this new, online virtual reality ...

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Vitalant Calls on Donors to Help Patients Now Launches New Campaign to Motivate the Public to Donate

Vitalant—the nation’s largest nonprofit, independent blood collector—serving the local community here in New Jersey/New York, has declared a critical shortage of blood as supplies have been significantly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Shelter-in-place orders led to 260 blood drives canceled since early March in New Jersey/New York alone, resulting in a loss of 6,000 ...

Vitalant Urges NJ to Take Action and Save Lives Amidst COVID-19

The oldest and largest national independent nonprofit transfusion medicine organization, Vitalant, has launched a campaign to help COVID-19 and other patients through life-saving convalescent plasma and other blood donations. The campaign is a prompt to take action and save lives, while reminding our community in New Jersey that donations are both safe and essential.

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Obituaries

Oct 17, 1952 - May 25, 2020
Brian C. Sprague, 67, of Manahawkin, NJ passed away peacefully on May 25, 2020 surrounded by his ...
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Restaurant Business Down, NJ Distributors Are Selling Straight to Consumers

May 31, 2020

Duck legs confit. Waygu burgers. Anduille sausage. These items from meat supplier D’Artagnan typically would be headed to restaurants, but due to COVID-19 much of it is on its way to homes, instead.

“We got into this because the restaurants disappeared,” said D’Artagnan President Andy Wertheim. “This is a question of finding another way to get the product into ...

May is “Better Hearing and Speech Month"

May 18, 2020

Dear Editor:

Members of the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NJSHA) celebrate May as “Better Hearing & Speech Month,” to promote awareness of the audiology and speech language-pathology professions and its impact on the lives of children and adults with hearing, communication and feeding/swallowing issues. 

This year, as we all know, is extremely ...

SpaceX Launches New Era of Manned Space Flight at Kennedy Space Center in Florida

May 31, 2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA -- Today, SpaceX launched a manned flight into space from Kennedy Space Center. To commemorate the event, we take a look back at our post from last year celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing, which originated, like today's flight, from Kennedy Space Center. The center just reopened its doors to the public on May 28, 2020.  

In ...

Manage Mosquitoes for a Safer and More Enjoyable Summer

May 31, 2020

Don’t let the buzz of mosquitoes keep you indoors. Most mosquitoes are a nuisance, causing rashes and itching but some species can transmit diseases that can make you sick.  Understanding how they breed and spread disease can help you gain the upper hand in the battle against these pesky insects.

Mosquitoes serve as a carrier (vector) in the spread of certain diseases. It starts ...

NJ Launches $100M Short-Term Rental Assistance Program

TRENTON, NJ - Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver joined the governor and other officials at yesterday’s daily COVID-19 press conference. Donning her hat as the head of New Jersey’s Department of Community Affairs, Oliver introduced the implementation of a temporary rental assistance program.

According to Governor Phil Murphy, the state plans to apply at least $100M to begin the ...

Stafford Township Parks, Bathrooms, Tennis and Pickleball Courts Among Those Reopening Friday, May 22

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, NJ — On Wednesday, May 20 a Proclamation was signed by Mayor Gregory E. Myhre and Chief Thomas Dellane regarding the State of Emergency and the Parks and Recreation in Stafford Township. 

The Proclamation stated that on Friday, May 22, 2020 Stafford Township will reopen all parks for recreation. This includes the public bathrooms at the parks as well. Masks ...