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Latest Stafford Route 72 Construction Update

May 27, 2020

STAFFORD - Stafford Township leadership and the NJ Department of Transportation released the following statement today, Wednesday, May 27.

Route 72 eastbound lanes reopen tomorrow as the Route 72 East Road project nears completion in Stafford Final milling and paving to be completed in a few weeks.

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced alternating lane ...

Long Beach Island Region Opens Summer with New Way to Get The Information You Need

SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. — With restrictions from COVID19 beginning to lift, the need for safe travel planning can be easily met online with Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members newly launched, high performance, tourism related website. In time for summer, this dynamic site brings local knowledge directly to travelers coming from near or far. The Southern Ocean County ...

Jersey Shore Residents Have Some Ideas for Upcoming Tourist Season

JERSEY SHORE, NJ - “The Bennies are Coming!”  In the weeks before Memorial Day, local Jersey Shore residents express their share of complaints about the perceived “invasion” from out of area residents. However,  local eateries and other business owners eagerly await the onslaught of guests. Truth be told, seasonal activities account for a great part of ...

Beach Haven Leadership is Preparing for Summer and Inviting Business Input

BEACH HAVEN — Beach Haven Borough leadership released a news release on Tuesday afternoon outlining their concern about helping the Beach Haven business community this spring and summer. 

Beach Haven has a unique situation considering that they are extremely crowded in a small portion of LBI. Many bars and restaurants are in Beach Haven. Large numbers of vacationers and ...

Long Beach Township Beaches Open Exclusively to Property Owners with Re-entry Passes

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP - The Long Beach Township Commissioners put out an emergency order that went into effect on Monday, April 6.  The township has over 12 miles of beaches on the Island.  

A summary of the order posted on the Township website reads:

".... the Township of Long Beach (“Township”) has closed access and the use of all Township beaches to all ...

Southern Ocean Chamber Promotes Doing Business with Members Remotely through Fanfare Program

SHIP BOTTOM — During this past week COVID-19 disrupted business as usual for all enterprises, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has been coordinating with members who have online shopping and service portals to continue sales and assistance. Fanfare, which is a service under the chamber’s Open For Business program, was established in 2019 to promote business ...


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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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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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New Jersey Date Night: Chicken Restaurants That Sizzle

May 28, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Before you know it, our date nights can actually happen at a table in a restaurant! As New Jersey begins to slowly emerge from stay-at-home rules, couples are itching to get our and experience something hot. How about something sizzling found in a basket, on a plate or inside a bucket?

When it comes to ...

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 ...

Personal Chef Reinvents Business with a Nonprofit Program for Food Equity in New Jersey

May 29, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Personal Chef Nicolle Walker recently appeared on TAPintoTV’s Sunday morning TV program on News 12 Plus, to update host Stephanie Willoughby on her evolving business operations, which had to be adapted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Walker’s prior business model included working in people’s homes, as she and her staff cooked meals for busy families or ...

NJ Launches $100M Short-Term Rental Assistance Program

May 30, 2020

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 ...