Belmar/Lake Como Top Stories

November 15, 2018

AVON-BY-THE-SEA, NJ — Pies in many flavors and even sizes are starting to pop out of the ovens at The Macaroon Shop at 107 Main Street. With Thanksgiving just days away, the popular, full-service bakery is preparing and taking orders for the season’s biggest holiday for pie ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Don’t be surprise to see a sprinkling of snowflakes in Belmar and Lake Como this afternoon before the precipitation turns to rain, making for a messy rush-hour commute. The National Weather Service is forecasting that as much as two inches of rain may fall along the coast ...

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Season kicking off with full-day shopping extravaganza on Small Business Saturday on November 24 BELMAR, NJ — It’s beginning to look at little like Christmas in Belmar’s downtown shopping district. Dozens of large planters along Main Street are now brimming with bunches of red twigs, berries ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar is about to get serious about illegal sump pumps. After recently strengthening regulations that prohibit pumping or directing stormwater into the sanitary sewer lines, the borough will be identifying residents who continue the illegal practice. Property owners will soon be ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Veterans Day was quite a weather keeper, especially for boaters whose vessels of all shapes and sizes were clustered just off the coast of Belmar. Photographer Paul Spennrath captured these snapshots along the beachfront between Belmar and Spring Lake on November 11 — a picturesque ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Veterans Day was celebrated in Belmar today with a trifecta of tributes to those who have served their country, with a special salute to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. The observance kicked off this morning, November 11, with Belmar’s traditional service at ...

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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 from November 28 ...

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NEWARK, NJ — NJ Transit’s ongoing installation of a positive train control system on its rail fleet will mean that several more North Jersey Coast Line trains will be temporarily put out of service, effective this week. Here is the latest list of the canceled trains, beginning October 14, as ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — There appears to be no end in sight to the current wet weather that is drenching the Jersey Shore, with heavy rains turning to showers expected through the week. Steady rain throughout today, September 9, and continuing at least through tomorrow night could result in ...

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Editor's Note: The 14th Annual Beach Bash was canceled due to unsafe ocean conditions due to the rain and high winds. BELMAR NJ — Some 7,500 people are expected to gather on Belmar’s Seventh Avenue beach today, September 9 for the 14th Annual Autism Beach Bash hosted by Autism Family Services of ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ — When it was discovered Little Falls resident Nick Sauter needed a kidney, his family put out a call for a living donor. Now that the search has continued for more than a year, they are reaching out even farther to find a person who can offer that life-saving organ match. A ...

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BELMAR, NJ — As Belmar Elementary School prepares to welcome back students on Thursday, September 6, here is a rundown of important events for the start of the new school year. The Belmar PTO is holding a Pre-Kindergarten/Kindergarten Play Date on Tuesday, September 4, immediately following ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — This summer’s rain has been great for growing lawns and gardens, but it’s also produced a bumper crop of breeding grounds for mosquitoes. And more of those pesky insects are carrying the West Nile virus, according to state health officials, which reports 452 mosquito pools have ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The L Street beach along the Shark River has been reopened, according to the latest report by state environmental officials. The Belmar beach was closed for nearly five days after heavy rains on August 13 flooded Route 35 in the vicinity of the river beach, causing an overflow of ...

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