Belmar/Lake Como News

December 10, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — For the history buffs on your holiday shopping list, gifts that reflect on Belmar’s past are now available at the Belmar Historical Society museum. A sampling of items is currently on display in the Sixth Avenue lobby of the Belmar Municipal Building, 601 Main Street. Here’s a ...

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BELMAR, NJ —For one group of Belmar Elementary School students, toys took a back seat to technology today when they received a special holiday gift from Fran and Jeannie Hines. And the children couldn’t have been happier about it. Through their Colton and Friends foundation, the Hines donated ...

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PORT MURRAY, NJ -- Tree-licious Orchards has a great reputation for their varieties of apples, fruits and vegetables, but it’s also known as a foster home for rescue husky dogs. “Our huskies just love life at the orchard,” said Tree-licious partner, Ginger Kesler. Housing huskies at the farm ...

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Gardeners know the benefits of digging in the soil. It elevates a person’s mood, improves mental and physical well-being and the outcome is always good — added beauty or tasty nutritional food.  But many of us are stuck indoors for the winter, have a lack of space to garden outdoors or just ...

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PARKLAND, FL  — Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Allen Hurns, an alumnus of Miami Carol City High School in Florida, has chosen to honor the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting victims as the NFL season closes out. Hurns wore cleats with all 17 victims’ names written on the side of the shoes, and ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The owners of a Belmar beachfront concession will receive a $130,000 rent reduction over the next five years and another $15,000 in deposit funds on prior leases, under a settlement reached with the borough in a breach of contract lawsuit. Hilary and Trent Colanduoni of Neptune, who ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The northern end of Belmar’s beachfront is quietly making a comeback that will please Mother Nature. Piping plovers have returned to nest in the natural beach area near First Avenue, and the rare seabeach amaranth plant is sprouting along a strip of sand along the boardwalk between ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Belmar and Lake Como’s three state lawmakers are calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to reduce spending and provide tax relief to New Jersey residents. In a recent letter to Murphy, District 30’s Assemblymen Sean Kean (R-Monmouth), Edward “Ned” Thomson (R-Monmouth) and Sen. Robert Singer ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Several hundred people gathered in Pyanoe Plaza on Friday night for Belmar’s traditional tree lighting — a twinkling holiday scene as children got their chance to meet with Santa and to climb aboard a fire truck for a ride through town. It was mostly the younger children who wanted ...

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MANASQUAN/CAPE MAY, NJ — The U.S. Coast Guard, with help from the Manasquan Fire Department, rescued three men and a dog from a sinking commercial fishing vessel in the Manasquan Inlet early this morning. The Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay reported that it received notification at 2 a.m. on ...

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Where we found it: Eataly NYC Downtown Last year, our au pair from Sardinia, a little island of Italy, brought home grated cured mullet roe from her trip to the city with friends. “This is from my hometown!” Giulia told us, taking out a little jar of Bottarga Di Muggine. The next day, she ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Main Street Donuts in Belmar is going beyond the single doughnut with specially decorated creations for the holiday season. Freshly based doughnuts are being arranged and crafted into holiday trees, candy canes, wreathes and bright red holiday ornaments — tasty gifts and great ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Several hundred people gathered in Pyanoe Plaza tonight for Belmar’s traditional tree lighting — a twinkling holiday scene as children got their chance to meet with Santa and to climb aboard a fire truck for a ride through town. It was mostly the younger children who wanted a minute ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Serenity by the Sea will share in the jubilation of Ocean Grove’s Victorian Holiday Festival this weekend, December 8 and 9. Located at 53 Main Avenue, this “little shop of wonder” will be brimming with a diverse array of handcrafted items, unique merchandise and one-of-a-kind ...

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CLINTON, NJ -- TAPintoTV Senior Producer Kayla Galka recently stopped into Fourchette, a shop on Main Street here, and spoke with staff members about the secrets of the success behind this thriving small business. Fourchette opened five years ago as a full-service cheese shop, with gourmet ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Gifts that reflect on Belmar’s past will be showcased during a holiday pop-up shop tomorrow, December 8 at the Belmar Historical Society museum. The shop will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. at the museum, located in the annex to the Union Fire Co. at 900 E Street, around the corner from ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to the Trump Administration’s announcement that it would approve requests for seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic Ocean for geological surveying, U.S. Rep. Chris Smith has joined a House coalition pushing to end any prospects for offshore oil and gas drilling and ...

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Welcome to NJ Flavor, the newest section on TAPinto.net. Here we’re exploring tastes of the Garden State with stories and videos about the foods we love, from the hottest trends to hidden gems, the stories behind our favorites, destinations, awesome ingredients, events and festivals and, of ...

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LAKE COMO, NJ — Lake Como children will be getting an early visit from Santa on Wednesday, December 19. From 5 to 8:30 p.m., he will be riding through the borough — assisted by the Belmar Police Department and Lake Como Public Works Department — delivering wrapped holiday gifts to everyone on ...

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LAKE COMO, NJ — In Lake Como, the annual holiday tree lighting is more than turning on a switch. While the traditional celebration tonight included illuminating the tall evergreen outside borough hall, it also featured a host of children’s activities inside, including ornament-making, a story ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Departing Planning Board Chairman Ed Windas was honored by the Belmar Council for serving in that volunteer capacity for more than 20 years. At the governing body’s December 4 meeting, Windas was presented by Mayor Brian Magovern with a proclamation recognizing his tenure of service ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Santa is on his way, and for many of us, so is the stress associated with the holiday season. Lynette’s Healing Touch has a way to help those you love soothe the mind, body and soul — and give you a little stress relief, as well. Massage therapist Lynette Coppola is offering ...

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MILLBURN, NJ -- Crowds gathered here in Taylor Park for the lighting of the 2nd Annual “Winter Walk,” presented by the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce. Held a day after “Shop Local Saturday,” the event highlighted the importance of community and supporting local destinations and businesses ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Do you have overdue books or movies borrowed from the Belmar Public Library? By returning them by December 29, all fines will be forgiven with one catch — make sure to bring a nonperishable food item with you. For this year’s Food for Fines program, the library is partnering with ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — Several hundred volunteers gathered at the Hillsborough YMCA on December 1 to help the Rotary Club of Hillsborough and Operation Shoebox New Jersey assemble 1,000 personal care packages that will be shipped to U.S. troops deployed overseas. Several veteran organizations ...

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BELMAR, NJ — In a world dominated by online and big-box shopping, the Belmar Arts Center is making this holiday season a bit more personal — by offering the gift of art from a medley of artists through several upcoming events. Affordable Art: A Holiday Sales Exhibit, to be held through December ...

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TRENTON, NJ — A $10 million federal lawsuit by bar owners Timothy and Matthew Harmon against Belmar on claims borough officials deliberately prevented them from opening an outdoor bar has survived its latest legal challenge. U.S. District Judge Peter Sheridan has ruled the lawsuit can proceed on ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Here’s a rundown of what is happening this holiday season in Belmar. Get Your Kids on Belmar’s VIP Gift List Santa also will be making an early visit to Belmar on Tuesday, December 18 and Wednesday, December 19. Beginning at 3 p.m. on each day, he will be riding through the ...

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  BELMAR, NJ — As the second light was added last night to the towering menorah in Pyanoe Plaza, the community came together to celebrate the eight-day Festival of Lights through prayer and song. Shortly after sundown on December 3, several dozen people joined Rabbi Cy Stanway and Cantor ...

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MONMOUTH, NJ — Green Leaf Pet Resort is your dog's ultimate vacation destination. Green Leaf is staffed with extremely attentive pet care experts with diverse backgrounds, experiences and interests, all brought together to keep your pet happy. Whether leaving for vacation, or just for the day, ...

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