POLAR PLUNGES RING IN THE NEW YEAR

Nearly 2,000 brave souls plunged into the Atlantic Ocean on New Year’s Day in Brigantine. It was the 13th Annual Polar Bear Plunge in that community. Other towns holding similar plunges on Tuesday were Atlantic City, Margate and Ventnor. Donations were taken in Brigantine for the Fisher House, a charity that provides housing and transportation to wounded military…

TAKE A HIKE TO CELEBRATE THE NEW YEAR

New Year’s Day will be a great day to explore state parks in New Jersey. Tuesday has been designated as America’s State Parks First Day Hikes initiative. New Jersey’s State Park Service will conduct guided hikes and other special outdoors activities at 10 locations throughout New Jersey, including the East Creek Trail, at the Belleplain State Forest in…