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June 26, 2022

LBI Region, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, which serves as the accredited Destination Marketing Organization for the Long Beach Island region, proudly shares the 2022 Travel Pulse report for the best summer destinations in America. The members of the chamber recognize the ...

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NEW JERSEY - With June officially marking the start of hurricane season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are encouraging residents along the Atlantic Coast to get prepared.  NOAA’s current outlook of the 2022 Atlantic ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Vinnie Brand has kept ’em laughing as the owner of The Stress Factory since 1994, but the increased foot traffic he has recently noticed around City Center is no joke. “I’ve been in town for a long time and I’ve never seen this kind of activity before this late in the ...

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TRENTON – Beginning this weekend, entry to all New Jersey state parks, forests, and recreation areas will be free of charge this summer, announced Governor Murphy.  Park entrance fees will be waived for all visitors, regardless of state residency, announced the Governor's Office. Anyone who ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ -- The unofficial start to summer will be a busy one this year, as AAA predicts 39.2 million people will travel 50 miles or more from home this Memorial Day weekend. This is an increase of 8.3% over 2021, bringing travel volumes almost in line with those in 2017. Air travel ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - With Memorial Day quickly arriving, the captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association are loving the current fishing action. The only big question is deciding what species to target. There are striped bass to be had in many bay waters, especially in the Great ...

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STAFFORD - The MAGA boat parades are back in 2022. Readers might recall the MAGA boat parades that took place in 2020 all over the nation.  Former Stafford Township Councilman George Williams is organizing the parade this year. It will take place on June 4. There will be a ‘MAGA Boat Parade’ and ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Compassion Café will open for their second season this Tuesday morning, May 10 at 7 a.m. This year's host location is the Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club, located at 10 S. Atlantic Avenue in Beach Haven, NJ. They will be open Mondays through Thursdays, from 7-11 a.m. each ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Police Department published a press release on Tuesday, May 3 in regards to motor vehicle and bicycle decision on Monday, May 2.  The accident took place at 9:40 PM, the Stafford Township Police Department responded and life saving measures were initiated on the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required to be worn on public transportation and in transportation hubs. The announcement came after the April 18 court ruling by a Florida Federal Judge. "Effective immediately, TSA will no longer enforce its Security Directives ...

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TUCKERTON, NJ - The Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum has added more to do on sunny days from strolling their boardwalk, springtime crafts, enjoying the nature trail or the annual Easter event. The volunteer and staff are ready to welcome families and history enthusiasts to their 40 acre site ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- The Barnegat Lighthouse will undergo another construction upgrade, and it will take place this Spring and Summer. The sad part is that visitors will not have the opportunity to climb up the beloved lighthouse “Old Barney” this year.  State of New Jersey officials announced that ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Tuesday is National Plan for Vacation Day, which encourages Americans to plan their vacation days for the entire year. Findings by the travel industry and partners have continuously shown that vacation days are not being used, thus affecting workers' mental health, personal ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The reasons people choose to move include career transitions, better schools, financial challenges or just a change in setting. Wants and needs don’t always align in a particular state, though. For instance, a state might offer a low income-tax rate but have a subpar education system.

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SUMMIT, NJ - Reeves-Reed Arboretum will host its second annual Festival of Trees, A Multicultural Celebration of the Holidays, on December 12. Friends, family, friends and-or work colleagues can sign up to decorate a tree, which will be set up -- ready to be decked out -- by the Arboretum. There ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The Bergen County Zoo at Van Saun County Park is hosting a "Holiday Lantern Spectacular," and spectacular it is! The display, called "Let It Glow!", is a holiday light show sponsored by the Friends of the Bergen County Zoo in partnership with Tianyu Arts & Culture, Inc., ...

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NEW JERSEY - Now that the turkeys have been stuffed and the cranberry sauce eaten, it's time for one of the annual festivities of the holiday season; checking out those awesome light displays. Of course, make time to drive around local neighborhoods to see what gems fellow residents have created, ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The High School Marching Band, along with bergenPAC performers, warmed the chilly evening as the Garden State Plaza lit up Big Santa on Friday night, November 19. It was the 4th consecutive annual lighting of Westfield Garden State Plaza's iconic leader of elves, who stretches 45 ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The High School Marching Band, along with bergenPAC performers, warmed the chilly evening as the Garden State Plaza lit up Big Santa on Friday night, November 19. It was the 4th consecutive annual lighting of Westfield Garden State Plaza's iconic leader of elves, who stretches 45 ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - It is an end of an era for Beach Haven with the famous Fred's Diner being demolished. Owner Fred Schwing officially closed its doors for the last time on September 29, 2019, when he listed the diner for sale. Back in September, demolition began on Fred's Beach Haven Diner ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Halloween is in the air and after a one-year pandemic-induced hiatus, Milltown's popular Haunted River Walk returns with a scare. Deadly Decades, featuring Joyce Kilmer's Class of 2022, takes over the Mill Pond Park's walking path to give Halloween lovers an early shiver. The walk ...

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NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey Forestry Service reports that the annual autumn foliage show is taking place in every county in the Garden State. The north westernmost part of the state is near peak conditions while color is just starting to pop up in the southern counties.  This is a great weekend ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — With a three-day weekend upon us, why not get out and photograph something. According to the NJ Forestry Service, the autumn leave show is taking center stage in some counties, and waiting in the wings in others.  Right now, The Fall Foliage Show in NJ is at the midpoint in ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ -Traveling Tasters, live music, brews on tap, and a festival of spirit announced 2021 ChowderMonth Champions with support from the community to welcome fall in traditional style. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the community who supported, ...

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NEW JERSEY — The arrival of October means two things in the Garden State: everyone will purchase the big bag of candy for Halloween this week (and eat it all before next weekend), and the leaves across the state are going to put on a fantastic show.  The New Jersey Forest Service issued a ...

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SHIP BOTTOM — Ship Bottom Police is reporting that construction is continuing in Ship Bottom. Effective Monday, September 20, the following traffic pattern change goes into effect. These will stay in effect until the Ship Bottom Police Department update.   From 6:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m.

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION — Labor Day Weekend brings on a variety of fantastic happenings as peak summer season comes to a close and fall begins to settle in. The Southern Ocean County Cha.m. ber of Commerce has been recommending the best of the LBI Region since 1914. Each year their visitor center ...

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MANASQUAN, NJ — What started as a family fishing trip on Saturday would up being a life-saving adventure for 19-year-old Anton Zambell, a Scotch Plains resident who was in the right place at the right time to rescue a man whose kayak had overturned in waters off Manasquan.  Around 7 a.m.

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Do you love chowder? Then you won't want to miss the LBI Chowderfest! There are two ways to participate: Soup Up & Support Local Starting September 4 – October 2 you can support restaurants directly by purchasing their competition chowder. Then, place your vote online for your favorite ...

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West Orange Township Historian and Author Joseph Fagan will be conducting the next history walking tour this Saturday inside the Eagle Rock Reservation on Saturday, August 14 at 10:00 a.m. The tour is free and open to the public, but registration is preferred and the tour will be limited to 25 ...

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