Toms River Area

Local mom of two wins tile of Mrs. New Jersey 2016

Happening Women: Local Mom Wins Mrs. New Jersey 2016

Contestant and mom of two from Pine Beach has been crowned Mrs. New Jersey 2016. Jillian Spano won the Mrs. New Jersey American Beauty pageant, held on November 21st. She will now go on to represent the state in the Mrs. American Beauty national pageant, happening in Florida this June. Jillian said she entered the […]

OH TV: Ocean Happening List Red Carpet Bash 2015

OH TV: Ocean Happening List Red Carpet Bash 2015

2015 Ocean Happening List Bash: Shack in the Swamp

2015 Ocean Happening List Bash: Shack in the Swamp

Celebrate Halloween Early at Ocean County Mall

Celebrate Halloween Early at Ocean County Mall

Children from the Ocean County-area can get a head start on Halloween as Simon’s Ocean County Mall celebrates the spooktacular holiday on Thursday, October 29. “Ocean County Mall is the perfect place for families to celebrate Halloween in a fun, safe community environment,” commented Tara Melodick, director of marketing and business development for Ocean County […]

The 2015 Jackson Memorial High School Cheerleaders will host a gift auction on Nov. 21 to benefit the team and a local charity.

Happening Kids: Jackson Memorial Cheer Gift Auction to Benefit Cheerleaders and Community

It’s never too early to experience a little holiday cheer, especially when it involves Jackson Memorial High School’s award-winning cheer squad. The repeat Americheer InterNational champions invite area residents to their 3rd Annual Gift Auction, Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 5 p.m. at the local AMVETS post, 1290 Toms River Rd., Jackson. Tickets are $10 […]

Happening List Results Release Schedule

Happening List Results Release Schedule

With the thousands of votes cast in the debut Ocean Happening List competition, the Happenings Media team has been hard-at-work auditing the results to deliver your Ocean Happening List Winners & Finalists! The results of each individual category, from the best pizzeria to your favorite personal trainers to the most romantic spot will be published on the original Happening List voting […]

2015 Ocean Happening List Red Carpet Bash

2015 Ocean Happening List Red Carpet Bash

It’s time to roll out the red carpet to celebrate the amazing Ocean County community! Ocean Happening proudly presents the 3rd Annual Happening List Red Carpet Bash – a celebration of the Winners and Finalists of the 2015 Happening List. The Happening List Bash will take place on Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 from 6:30pm-10:30pm at the Ramada Tom’s River. The […]

Making it Happen: $50K Foundation Grant Supports Ocean County College

Making it Happen: $50K Foundation Grant Supports Ocean County College

The Investors Foundation, which provides grant funding for not-for-profit organizations that enrich the communities served by Investors Bank, has awarded $50,000 to Ocean County College. The grant will be used to provide funding for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education and facilities. “New Jersey continues to see increases in job growth in STEM fields, […]

A Call to All Coffee Lovers

A Call to All Coffee Lovers

By: Jennifer Maher Like many of us, you may connect with coffee on a spiritual level—you NEED your caffeine. It’s what keeps you going. But have you ever considered that you might be reaching for that coffee at the wrong time of day? Recent studies show that there is an optimal time frame that us […]

FREE Maker Camp in Toms River

FREE Maker Camp in Toms River

A summer of Maker Camp has returned to the Toms River branch of the Ocean County Library.  Teens ages 12 through 18 are welcome to attend any of the maker activities; with one program scheduled for 7 to 8 pm every Monday and Wednesday July 6th through -August 12th.  There will also be virtual field […]