A look at Long Beach Island, New Jersey

2018

The Colonial Theater in Beach Haven

The Colonial Theater served Beach Haven from the 1920’s to around 2000.

For a while, the Saint Francis Catholic Church would hold Sunday Masses there as it was air conditioned and had more seating than the original church. The theater was one of three on the the island. The Colony Theater in Brant Beach is long gone. There was another next to the Acme Grocery Store. The nearest movie theater is the Regal Cinema in Manahawkin near the Garden State Parkway.

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Little Egg Harbor – Bay frozen – Jan 1 2018

This is something that you don’t see very often, a frozen bay.  The cold temperatures of December 2017 and January 2018 led to the bay freezing. Back in the 1970’s the bay froze enough so that some people were actually driving on the ice…. until they found the spots that weren’t frozen as hard as they thought.

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