Ocean County Small Business Grants – Apply NOW

OCEAN COUNTY has partnered with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) to provide $10 million in grants to small businesses in Ocean County affected by the coronavirus pandemic. “We are pleased to be able to provide this funding to our businesses here in Ocean County,” said Ocean County Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari. “Our … Continue reading Ocean County Small Business Grants – Apply NOW

OCEAN BEACHES FROM POINT PLEASANT BEACH TO HOLGATE ARE OPEN FOR THE START OF SUMMER

 WITH WEEKS to go before the official start of summer, all ocean beaches from Point Pleasant Beach south to Holgate will be open in time for the season. Point Pleasant Beach Borough officials announced this week that the Boardwalk will reopen on May 29, and with it Jenkinson’s Beach. The privately owned beach was the … Continue reading OCEAN BEACHES FROM POINT PLEASANT BEACH TO HOLGATE ARE OPEN FOR THE START OF SUMMER

OCEAN COUNTY FREEHOLDERS SUPPORT REOPENING OF SMALL BUSINESSES STRESSING THEY CAN OPERATE WITHIN GUIDELINES

TOMS RIVER - My Sister’s Jewelry Box, a small family run business in Lavallette is offering a window shopping event over the long Memorial Day weekend, while a few blocks down on Route 35 North, Martin’s Casuals, a Lavallette staple for decades is providing curb side delivery. Some of the local restaurants like the Crabs … Continue reading OCEAN COUNTY FREEHOLDERS SUPPORT REOPENING OF SMALL BUSINESSES STRESSING THEY CAN OPERATE WITHIN GUIDELINES

Coronavirus in Ocean County: Point Pleasant Beach boardwalk closed; all parks to open

Erik Larsen, Asbury Park PressPublished 6:04 a.m. ET May 21, 2020 | Updated 3:02 p.m. ET May 21, 2020 Freeholder Virginia E. Haines said that restrooms at the parks will also be open, but visitors centers and pavilions will remain closed. Wochit TOMS RIVER — The iconic Point Pleasant Beach boardwalk will remain closed this Memorial Day weekend, but all 27 … Continue reading Coronavirus in Ocean County: Point Pleasant Beach boardwalk closed; all parks to open

Christmas tree at Jersey Shore is a DIY tradition. Sign a shell, hang it up. By: Lori M. Nichols | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

The Normandy Beach Christmas tree at sunset, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. (Lori M. Nichols | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) What began as a small "Charlie Brown" tree with solar lights planted onto the beach has now grown into a Christmas tradition for the community of Normandy Beach and beyond. Sue Buzzi placed the Christmas … Continue reading Christmas tree at Jersey Shore is a DIY tradition. Sign a shell, hang it up. By: Lori M. Nichols | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

Tourism Marketing – Old and New Platforms Converge to Capture New Visitors

  By: Dana Lancellotti Technology has swept the tourism marketing industry, with an ever-evolving selection of strategies and tools that promise to harness and deliver the exact tourists we desire. Enticing travelers to visit our destination is the ultimate goal, and greatest challenge, of all tourism marketing agencies and attractions. Today we have more options, … Continue reading Tourism Marketing – Old and New Platforms Converge to Capture New Visitors

Virtual Reality Immerses Would-Be Tourists into the Beach

Published by The Sand Paper By Maria Scandale [May 22, 2019] MANAHAWKIN — The newest way to wow potential tourists about Ocean County is to immerse them in a 360-degree virtual reality tour. They’re splashed in the wash of the surf; they’re leaning over the boat, hauling in a catch; swooshing down the waterslide; feeling the … Continue reading Virtual Reality Immerses Would-Be Tourists into the Beach

Bakers Acres shares the Joy of Camping with Military Families through Tents for Troops Initiative

Southern Ocean County Campground celebrates growing nationwide program that helps active military families get a well-deserved vacation Camping is a family tradition that fits with almost all vacation budgets. Allowing families of all sizes to enjoy time away, it is also the perfect fit for active military families that may need to plan vacations on … Continue reading Bakers Acres shares the Joy of Camping with Military Families through Tents for Troops Initiative