During September, people living near Dan Eames often notice a very distinctive musical sound emanating from his house.
A Harvey Cedars resident is leading a dune grass planting effort early next month as part of a corporation’s commitment to community activities.
Bucket lists can include a large number of challenges of varying degrees of difficulty. Some, such as watching every James Bond movie ever made or reading every Harry Potter book, are fairly simple if somewhat time consuming. Others, perhaps visiting all 50 states or checking out a game in every Major League ballpark, can take years. Then there are the physically challenging ones such as running the 10 top ranked marathons in the United States. Finally, there are the challenges that combine physicality, danger and expense, maybe climbing the tallest mountain on every continent or bagging the “Big Five” – lion, elephant, rhino, Cape buffalo and leopard – in Africa.
The family of Chief Warrant Officer Paul Innocenzi III had a bottle of champagne waiting in their Beach Haven Gardens summer home refrigerator for when Paul returned home from Beirut, Lebanon. Paul never made it home after he and 240 others were killed by a truck bomb at a Marine compound on Oct. 23, 1983.
Merchants Mart starts the two-day festivities with endless arrays of end-of-season bargains under the big top tents.
While you’re in the neighborhood during Chowderfest weekend’s Merchants Mart on Saturday, Oct. 1, the Beach Haven Volunteer Fire Co. invites you to stop by for its annual block party from noon to 8 p.m., at the firehouse, located on the corner of South Bay Avenue and Amber Street.
The clock, says LBI Theatre Inc., is ticking on Surflight Theatre.
The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences is the local venue this Saturday, Oct. 1, for a showing of the 19th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival, a 10-film presentation that occurs simultaneously across the globe, bringing great films to audiences in Sydney, Mumbai, Moscow, Kathmandu, Vienna, Cape Town and cinemas in all 50 United States.
The tents are going up, the clam shucking is fast and furious, and the soup’s on for the super-anticipated arrival of Chowderfest Weekend in Beach Haven Oct. 1 and 2. The Taylor Avenue ball field welcomes one big, celebrating clam-ily for the chowder Cook-Off Classic on Sunday, following the Merchants Mart on Saturday.
Talk about perks – a Chowderfest Weekend volunteer may be hustling to help out, or just lend a hand toward a smooth operation – but they also have a ticket to be at the center of the action in Beach Haven Oct. 1 and 2.
Early last summer, Barnegat Township resident Frank Santolla and his twin brother Sal decided to take their car care expertise to the air waves.
To the Editor:
A group of us who live on North First Street in Surf City gather on the beach in the summer each day to enjoy the weather, water, great conversations and always look for our special friend Jonathan. Jonathan is a handicapped seagull that has joined our group for the past three years.
Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.-3rd) is the featured speaker at a special Barnegat-Waretown Chamber of Commerce meeting on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 5:30 p.m. at Kristy’s Casual Dining in Waretown. A buffet will be served at a cost of $20 per person.
The official opening of Southern Ocean Medical Center’s new cancer care center took place Tuesday evening, Sept. 20. SOMC has spent the past year expanding its multidisciplinary cancer program and technological capabilities with a 16,545-square-foot renovation on the hospital campus, on Route 72 West in Manahawkin.
There’s a new chief in town. On Thursday, Sept. 15, Long Beach Township swore in Anthony Deely to serve as chief of the municipality’s police department. Deely assumes the position following the retirement of Michael Bradley.
In celebration of National Coffee Day Thursday, Sept. 29, How You Brewin? coffee house in Surf City will host a charity coffee tasting, with all proceeds being donated to David’s Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation.
En route with schoolchildren on Monday afternoon after a day of rain and flooding, a Long Beach Island School District bus met an unfortunate fate when it broke down in deep floodwater at 14th Street and Central Avenue in Ship Bottom. The 25 kids onboard, however, had an adventure they won’t soon forget.
Dead black pine trees on borough property in Barnegat Light might be removed under a grant. The borough is following up on that possibility in an upcoming meeting.
On Sunday, Sept. 18, at 7:15 p.m., the Long Beach Township Police Department, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and Ocean County Sheriff’s Department CSI responded to Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin following a reported drowning off 100thStreet in the Beach Haven Park section of the township.