Guest Column

  • Freedom of the Press in the Face of Fake News

    April 17, 2017

    Editor's note: Jack Murtha, TAPinto New Brunswick's lead reporter, recently gave a talk on journalism at Rutgers University. What follows is a refined outline of what he said.

    Let’s ...

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Belmar/Lake Como

Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office: 'If You See Something, Say Something'

May 24, 2017

FREEHOLD, NJ — In the wake of the recent terror attack in Manchester, England, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents to remain vigilant and report suspicious activity by calling 911.

During this upcoming Memorial Day weekend, the sheriff’s office upon request will step up patrols at parades, sporting events and graduations, where K-9 teams will be present.

Upcoming Events

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Sat, May 27, 8:00 AM

Pyanoe Plaza, Belmar

Belmar Fresh Farmers' Market

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Sat, May 27, 1:00 PM

Belmar Arts Center, Belmar

BLUE: Annual Youth Art Exhibit

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Sat, May 27, 6:00 PM

Pyanoe Plaza, Belmar

Framing Dakota

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Mon, May 29, 9:30 AM

Monument Row, Belmar

Belmar Memorial Day Services

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Mon, May 29, 10:00 AM

Lake Como Borough Hall, Lake Como

Lake Como Memorial Day Service

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Wed, May 31, 9:30 AM

Lake Como Borough Hall, Lake Como

Lake Como Mommy and Me Play Date

Sat, June 3, 8:00 AM

Bar Anticipation , Belmar

Jersey Shore 5K & Team Hope Walk

Tour of Somerville: Shorter Course Expected to Intensify Race for Sidewalk Spectators, Cyclists

May 27, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ — The 74th annual Tour of Somerville Cycling Classic has come full circle, returning to a shorter race course used in past years that will enhance the spectators’ experience, increase business for restaurants and retailers in the downtown shopping district and force racers to rethink strategy as they jockey for position during the last two to three laps and set up ...

TripAdvisor: Wildwood Crest is Best Summer Hot Spot in Nation

May 19, 2017

WILDWOOD CREST, NJ — Wildwood Crest has been named the nation's top 2017 Summer Hot Spot by TripAdvisor.

The Cape May County beachfront community was selected based on the greatest increase in seasonal hotel booking interest, including the average one-week vacation costs for hotels and airfare.

According to a recent TripAdvisor survey of more than 1,300 U.S. travelers, 88 percent ...

Veteran Journalist Cathy Goetz Franchises TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como

May 16, 2017

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ  — TAPinto.net is pleased to announce that Cathy Goetz, veteran journalist and former Director of Public Relations and Marketing at Monmouth Medical Center, has franchised TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como. 

Goetz has more than 35 years of combined experience in the fields of publishing/multimedia, journalism and public relations. Since 1999, she ...