Category Archives: Manahawkin

Manahawkin Elks Holds Record Breaking Event

On April 14, (Good Friday) the Manahawkin Elk’s Lodge # 2340 held their annual Fish Fry at the Lodge. This year’s record breaking event served nearly one THOUSAND dinners made up of fresh fish and scallops. Special thanks to the staff at Viking Village, Barnegat Light, and the crew of the commercial fishing vessel, “Ms. Manya”, skippered by Captain Pete Dolan, and the Larson family, the boat owners, for donating the seafood.
Approximately 60 Elks, lead by Elk John Barrett, volunteered to prepare, cook, serve and clean-up making this year’s fish fry an extremely successful event.

All proceeds from this event will be donated to NJ State Elks’ Camp Moore, “A summer Camp for our Special Children”.

Master Gardeners to Offer Tips at Ocean County Library Branches

The Ocean County Library will host a series of Master Gardener programs during April and May at four branches.

Master Gardeners, trained and certified by the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Ocean County, will give horticultural information and gardening tips at the following branches:

•  Toms River Branch, 101 Washington St., 732-349-6200, Rutgers Master Gardeners of Ocean County: Swing into Spring, Wednesday, April 19, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. Enjoy a display of spring flowers, receive information on summer insects, and the services offered at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Center. Continue reading Master Gardeners to Offer Tips at Ocean County Library Branches

Manafirken Brewing Company Coming Soon to Manahawkin!

By Jennifer L. Grazioso

Breweries have been popping up along the Jersey Shore for some time now.

Soon the Jersey Shore will be welcoming a new brewery  in Manahawkin, ManaFirken Brewing Company. You may need a map, (I exaggerate a bit), it’s located at 450 East Bay Avenue in an unassuming warehouse.  From the outside it could be anything, a storage facility, an empty warehouse or full of treasures. Continue reading Manafirken Brewing Company Coming Soon to Manahawkin!

Manahawkin Location Partners with AtlantiCare to Host Women’s Health Fair on March 14

Stockton University’s location in Manahawkin is partnering with AtlantiCare to host a Women’s Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14. The event will be held at the Ocean County site, located at 712 E. Bay Ave. in Manahawkin, N.J. Continue reading Manahawkin Location Partners with AtlantiCare to Host Women’s Health Fair on March 14

Project Terrapin is Coming to Stockton University in Manahawkin Feb. 23

Diamondback terrapin hatchlings from the Barnegat Bay estuary are given a head start by students at more than a dozen local schools through Project Terrapin, a volunteer, conservation and education initiative supporting the declining population of this species in New Jersey. Continue reading Project Terrapin is Coming to Stockton University in Manahawkin Feb. 23