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VIDEO: Enthusiasm Lifts Belmar Kite Festival on Windless Day along Beachfront

October 15, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — The light winds that popped up at times along the oceanfront were not enough to get the Belmar Kite Festival fully off the ground yesterday. But for those flyers who tried repeatedly to get their kites airborne, sheer determination stole the show.

Throughout the daylong event on October 14, even the slightest uptick in the wind speed sent mostly the amateur kite flyers ...

Belmar Rededicates Silver Lake Park in Honor of John Ferruggiaro

BELMAR, NJ — The Ferruggiaro name has officially returned to the banks of Silver Lake.

The 21-acre park that surrounds the picturesque lake was rededicated yesterday to the late Borough Commissioner John Ferruggiaro — a long-awaited commemoration hosted by Mayor Brian Magovern and the borough council.

Some 50 people, including family members, friends, borough officials and ...

$10,000 Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold at ShopRite of Belmar

WALL, NJ — A $10,000 winning Mega Millions lottery ticket was sold at the Wall-based ShopRite of Belmar, 1801 Route 35.

It was one of three tickets purchased for the Friday, October 5 drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 third-tier prize.The winning numbers were: 27, 28, 32, 41 and 69. The Gold Mega Ball was 12, and the New ...

Belmar Historical Society Display Offers Pictorial Milestones of Bygone School Days

BELMAR, NJ — Diplomas, report cards, commencement programs dating back to the 1940s — and even a photograph of the original Belmar High School from the 1890s — are part of the Belmar Historical Society’s current exhibit at the municipal building.

The historical society delved into its archives to assemble the “Back to School” display, which features ...


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