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February 23, 2024

STAFFORD - Mayor Henken and the Township Council, along with Assemblyman Myhre, welcomed Owen LaRocca as the newest member of the Township Council during last week's Township Council meeting.    LaRocca fills the opening left after the resignation of Greg Myhre and the appointment of Robert ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Mayor Robert Henken presented a Mayor's Briefing on February 16, 2024. Mayor Henken shares updates on a number of issues for Stafford Township residents: The new bathrooms that were installed at Nautilus Park,   The Neptune Basin Expansion Project   Township ...

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TRENTON - 9th District Legislators Senator Carmen Amato, Assemblyman Brian Rumpf, and Assemblyman Greg Myhre have taken a hard line against legislation (S-50/A-4) that would force municipalities to fast track the building of affordable housing units. 9th District Legislators have taken a hard ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - Kevin Lyons, a well known Stafford Township resident, recently addressed the United States Energy and Commerce Commission Congressional Committee in Washington, DC.  Hospitals across the United States are required to list prices for all procedures and give patients the ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Township held a special public meeting on Wednesday night to introduce and swear in its new Mayor. Robert Henken took the oath of office administered by former Mayor and NJ Assemblyman Gregory Myhre.  Family, friends, Township employees and even longtime Mayor Carl Block was ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Township Mayor Greg Myhre has served as Mayor of Stafford Township since 2018.  This past November, he was elected to serve in the Ninth District in the NJ State Assembly.  NJ State law requires that he must resign from his current position as Mayor.  Since 2007, NJ ...

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MANCHESTER, NJ - Rep. Chris Smith (R-Manchester) welcomed news on Thursday, January 4 that BP and Equinor have cancelled their contract for the “Empire Wind 2” offshore wind project located off the Monmouth County coastline: “Just two months after Orsted pulled out of its huge ...

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STAFFORD - Tuesday night's Stafford Township Council Reorganization Meeting began by honoring Bob and Nancy Wick for their dedication to the Township of Stafford.  The Wicks have been the licensees and operators of WYRS Broadcasting located in the Township of Stafford since it first broadcast on ...

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TUCKERTON - Shooters Sporting Center on Route 539 in Tuckerton announced on social media this week that the business will be sold to Ocean County.  The business will be converted into a Regional Training Center for First Responders.  The owners mentioned that sometime in the future the Ocean ...

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SHIP BOTTOM - The Ship Bottom Police Department is asking residents and travelers to use caution traveling through the Borough of Ship Bottom due to large bodies of water, sand, mud, and debris created by the State Route 72 project. The Police report that the Borough leadership has been in ...

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STAFFORD - Mayor Myhre and Township Council would like to share that the Township Council Meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday, December 12, 2023, will now be held on Monday, December 11, 2023. The meeting will be held in the Township Council Meeting Room located in the Stafford Township ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Green Team recently received the Sustainable Jersey Silver Certification.  Mayor Myhre and the Township Council congratulated the recipients at a recent Township Council meeting.  For the 2023 Sustainable Jersey application cycle, 20 towns achieved ...

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STAFFORD - On November 11, the leadership of Stafford Township honored area veterans and celebrated Veterans Day at the Town Hall on Saturday morning. Veterans Day is the opportunity for us to show our enduring respect and reverence for those who have served in the United States military to ...

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STAFFORD - Mayor Myhre and the Township Council would like to invite the public to honor our Veterans this Saturday, November 11, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. in the Municipal Courtyard.  

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STAFFORD and LONG BEACH ISLAND - Election results in the Stafford-LBI area.   Local Republicans win New Jersey State positions, including Stafford Mayor Greg Myhre as a Ninth District Assemblyman. He joins Brian Rumpf and State Senator Carmen Amato in the victory circle. Here are a few ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP - On November 2, 2023 our Department tragically lost our dear friend, colleague and fellow civil servant, Mr. Eugene Mulgrew. He was a dedicated and devoted family man, love for his wife and children was always apparent. His tenure in the public health field goes back 46 ...

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BEACH HAVEN TERRACE, NJ - This Saturday, November 11, Long Beach Township and Barnegat Light VFW 3729 will honor local Long Beach Island Veterans during a ceremony beginning at 12 p.m.  The ceremony will take place none other than Veterans Park, located at 133rd Street and Delaware Avenue in ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Township is hosting the NJMVC Mobile "Agency on Wheels" event that will take place on Saturday, November 18, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Ocean Acres Community Center. Pre-register by clicking the link below or scanning the QR ...

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SHIP BOTTOM - The NJ DOT released the following press notice about construction this upcoming week in Ship Bottom: Route 72 westbound/8th Street is scheduled to have a single lane closed next week between Barnegat Avenue and Shore Avenue as the Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridges project advances in ...

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NORTH BERGEN, NJ - Vowing to stay in place as New Jersey’s senior U.S. Senator, Bob Menendez said on Monday that he will be vindicated once all the facts in the case against him are presented. America’s justice system is based on the concept of innocent until proven guilty, Menendez said at a ...

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NEW YORK, NY - U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez has been indicted in a wide-ranging federal investigation alleging bribe taking, influence peddling and attempted interference with state and federal investigations. According to the indictment announced on Friday, during the course of the investigation ...

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STAFFORD - On Wednesday afternoon, Stafford Township leadership hosted "Resilient Stafford" Informational Session about Mud City Section of Town. This was hosted by Mayor Myhre, and Township Engineers Owen, Little & Associates discussing the Mud City Resilience & Ecological Enhancement ...

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TRENTON - The NJ DOT released the following statement on Thursday to remind residents and visitors of construction update.  Work on Route 72 eastbound/9th Street is scheduled to resume on Friday night following the summer hiatus as the Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridges project advances in Ship ...

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WARETOWN, NJ - All Ocean County residents are invited to properly dispose of their boat flares at this disposal event held by the Department of Solid Waste Management. This free event will run from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Saturday, September 23 at 208 Volunteer Way in Waretown. Registration is ...

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SURF CITY, NJ - When entering Long Beach Island, just turn left on the Boulevard and head north where you'll find the blinking traffic lights have returned for "Local Summer." Now is a great time to enjoy the Barnegat Lighthouse Park and other beautiful parts of the island on the north end ...

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STAFFORD - Construction is set to resume on the Route 72 Causeway Bridge Project. The work is scheduled to kick off again at 11 p.m. Friday, September 15. Steve Schapiro, a spokesman for the N.J. Department of Transportation, informed TAPInto last week the following pertinent information for ...

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ATLANTIC CITY - Last week, it was revealed that Atlantic City International Airport is one of several sites President Joe Biden’s administration has suggested could be used to shelter some of the more than 60,000 migrants who recently arrived in New York City seeking asylum, The airport is on a ...

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HARVEY CEDARS - Jonathan Oldham, who has served as Mayor for 30 years and was first elected as a Commissioner in Harvey Cedars in 1991, is not seeking re-election in November.  Oldham serves as Executive Director of the Harvey Cedars Bible Conference.  The Harvey Cedars Bible Conference is a ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND - Orsted, the Danish company planning to build wind farms off the New Jersey coast, announced that they will delay their efforts until 2026. This project canceled does not include the wind project off the Long Beach Island shores, as was previously reported.  United States ...

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STAFFORD - One of the successful local athletic teams that Mayor Myhre and Township Council recognized on Tuesday, August 22, 2023, was the Stafford Township L,ittle League 14u Junior Softball Team. The squad had victories in District 16 and in the Section 4 Championship. Stafford Township ...

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