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Greater Toms River Chamber Announces 2024 Scholarship Winners and Donors

The Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce (GTRCC) held its Scholarship Cocktail Reception recently at the Bacchus Winemaking Club, Toms River, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. to announce its 2024 scholarship recipients and recognize Toms River High School South Business Academy students who had received scholarships earlier. The Four Seasons Diner, Toms River, catered the…


Disability Etiquette in the Workplace – Join HR Professionals for a Virtual Meeting June 27

JSAHR (Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources) professionals, open to the public, will hold a virtual meeting on Thursday, June 27 from Noon to 1:00 p.m. about disability etiquette for recruiters, managers, and co-workers through stories, real life examples, and audience participation to illustrate the value of disability etiquette in a company culture. The speaker…


Lakewood Youths Are Invited to Attend the Lakewood Police Youth Academy in Its 19th Year

Lakewood Police Department School Resource Officers have organized a free 2024 Youth Police Academy for Lakewood youths in grades 6, 7, and 8, from August 7 through August 16, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily at the Piner Elementary School, 1141 E. County Line Road, Lakewood. Recruits will receive lunch each day. This immersive program,…


The Bridge over Lake Carasaljo, Lakewood

For years, Lakewood residents have been asking for a bridge that goes over Lake Carasaljo. Lakewood Mayor Ray Coles said that in rebuilding other structures around the Lake, the township decided to actually build the bridge, constructing it of a plastic that is used for floating docks to minimize any upkeep. The bridge is about…


Supporting Mental Wellness in the Workplace – Join HR Professionals June 13

What are the signs and symptoms of mental health and/or substance disorders in the workplace? Increase awareness of helpful resources and information about protective factors at the breakfast meeting of JSAHR (Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources), open to the public, on Thursday, June 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Jumping Brook Country…


Lakewood Police Department Receives Award

Attorney General Matthew Platkin recently presented the Lakewood Police Department with the “Outstanding Community Partnership” award in recognition of the Lakewood Police Department’s exceptional efforts on behalf of the Lakewood Community Coalition. The Attorney General’s Excellence in Policing Awards are held to commemorate National Police Week. The Lakewood Community Coalition is made up of members…


General Membership Breakfast, May 23

The Lakewood Chamber of Commerce and RWJ Barnabas Health at Monmouth Medical Center Souther Campus is inviting the public to a complimentary General Membership Breakfast at the patio of Monmouth Medical Center Souther Campus, 600 River Avenue, Lakewood, on May 23 at 8:30 a.m. The guest speaker is Ram Hegde, a Dunkin Franchisee; and the…


Join the Jersey Shore Chamber for Its Summer Kickoff May 24

The Jersey Shore Chamber of Commerce (JSCC), Wall Township, is hosting its annual Summer Kickoff event May 24. The Trolley Tour is sold out; however, with a general admission ticket of $40.00, participants can enjoy lite fare, entertainment, ribbon cutting with photos in the Coast Star and Ocean Star newspapers, and networking at three locations:…


The MODC Is Presenting The State of the Jersey Shore, May 30

Learn about The State of the Jersey Shore, sponsored by the MODC (Monmouth Ocean Development Council), Wall Township, N.J. The Economic Development Committee of MODC led by Chairman Ian Singer, Director of Marketing, Davison-Eastman, Muñoz, Paone, P.A.; and Co-Chairman, Brian Waldron, Partner, Director of Quality Control for HFA, organized a panel of business leaders, entrepreneurs,…


Lithium-Ion Battery Safety

Lithium-ion batteries supply power to various devices, including smart phones, laptops, e-scooters and e-bikes, e-cigarettes, smoke alarms, toys, and even cars. If not used correctly or if they are damaged, these batteries can catch on fire or explode. Because of all the recent fires, the Lakewood Board of Fire Commissioners and Fire Chief Jonathan Yahr…