Down the Shore

February 11, 2018

SURF CITY, NJ - Need a job this summer? Look no further. Shore Fire Grille again has teamed up with local businesses in the area for a special summer 2018 Job Fair event.  The Third Annual LBI Job Fair will take place Saturday, March 31.  Employers will be looking to hire help for the summer ...

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When Monmouth Park opens its 73rd race meeting on May 5 — Kentucky Derby Day — both racing fans and horsemen are in for some exciting innovations during the 52 days of live racing. The $1 million, Grade 1 betfair.com Haskell Invitational again is the headliner. The mile and a furlong classic ...

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A tetrad of billowy sea creatures smiling down on Belmar’s beachfront graces this year’s cover of the Visit Monmouth travel guide. The "splashy" scene was snapped by photographer Nancy Orlowski at last October’s Belmar Kite Festival, sponsored by the Belmar Business Partnership (BBP). It was ...

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AVON-BY-THE-SEA, NJ — Belmar Patrolman Lawrence Kelly played a major role in the rescue of a 59-year-old man this morning, January 16, from the Shark River Inlet, according to police. Belmar Police and Belmar Water Rescue Team were among local responders answering an emergency call at 8:55 a.m.

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SHIP BOTTOM - The 38th Annual Ship Bottom Christmas Parade will take place this Saturday, December 2 at 1 p.m.  The parade will run along Long Beach Boulevard from 5th to 25th Street. .   This years theme is "Deck the Hulls." The community is encouraged to enter a float for your family, business ...

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SURF CITY - All are invited to attend a free thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings.  The dinner will be held on Thanksgiving Day from 12-5 p.m. at the Sandbox Cafe, Surf City location.        The address is 1403 Long Beach Boulevard in Surf City.    

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BELMAR, NJ — With not a cloud in the sky and temperatures in the 80s, it didn’t take long for the Belmar beaches to fill with local residents and visitors on the weekend of September 23 and 24. Despite what appeared to be an ideal late-summer beach day, a closer look told quite a different ...

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BEACH HAVEN -  All one had to do was travel to Beach Haven during the early afternoon on Saturday and see the massive amounts of people who traveled to Long Beach Island for this traditional weekend at the Jersey Shore.  The Merchants Mart took place on Saturday. The 29th Annual Official LBI ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - The official end of summer is here.  It is time for the 29th Annual Chowderfest Weekend Saturday and Sunday.  The weekend starts with Saturday's free Merchant Mart presenting live music from 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. Attendees can spend the day with dozens of merchants to shop for end of ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Congressman Tom MacArthur, Republican Chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, has announced that the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) has designated Ocean County as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA). Recently, Congressman Tom ...

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BARNEGAT LIGHT, NJ — Investigators are delving into the circumstances surrounding the death of a 30-year-old Belmar man whose body was recovered on Sept. 25 in the waters off Long Beach Island. The body of Christopher Lucin, who authorities said was last seen on Sept. 19, was discovered by the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Despite a swimming ban on Belmar beaches triggered by dangerous rip currents, 35 persons were pulled this weekend from the rough surf by first responders, according to authorities. Although there were no serious injuries reported, ocean rescues on September 23 and 24 kept the ...

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