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Belmar/Lake Como

Glimmer Glass Bridge in Brielle to Remain Closed

November 17, 2017

BRIELLE, NJ — The Glimmer Glass Bridge which connects Brielle and Manasquan along Fisk Avenue, will remain closed while Monmouth County evaluates what work is still needed before it can be reopened.

The bridge had been slated to reopen on November 16, but the need for additional repair work was discovered during scheduled routine maintenance of the 279-foot span, which serves as a vital ...

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Sat, November 18, 12:00 PM

Jake's Downtown, Belmar

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Sun, November 19, 6:30 PM

Calvary Baptist Church, Belmar

Community Thanksgiving Service

Belmar and Lake Como

November 12, 2017

Belmar Police Department reported the following arrests occurred in Belmar and Lake Como from September 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017.

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Gregg Cananico, 48, of Keyport was arrested on 10th Avenue on September 2 by Police Officer Anthony Steneck, charged with criminal mischief.

Jessica Dudzik, 21, of Montgomery was charged with disorder conduct and interference of business after her ...

DEP: Defends Its Role in Protecting New Jersey’s Environment

November 16, 2017

To the Editor:

The November 14 op-ed by New Jersey Audubon’s lobbyist Kelly Mooij titled, “Sustained, Severe Cuts Equal Setbacks at NJ DEP” paints a misleading picture of how effectively the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is carrying out our mission. Ms. Mooij’s false assertions demonstrate a fundamental misunderstanding of how DEP operates to protect ...

Sustained, Severe Cuts Equal Setbacks at N.J. Department of Environmental Protection

November 14, 2017

Long-term budget and staff cuts have severely impacted the ability of the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection to carry out critical work to protect New Jersey’s environment and residents. This has serious implications for wildlife, public health and our economy. DEP is charged with managing and protecting the state’s environment and natural resources.

This requires an ...

JCP&L Completes Inspections, Maintenance Prior to Winter Weather

November 16, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ — In preparation for winter, Jersey Central Power & Light is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance on weather-sensitive equipment across its service area.  

Winter’s cold temperatures can produce increased demand for electricity, and heavy snow and wind have the potential to cause damage to poles, wires and substations, requiring crews ...

Volunteers Assemble 1,500 Care Packages for U.S. Troops Deployed Overseas

November 14, 2017

MANVILLE, NJ — More than 500 volunteers, young and old, helped Operation Shoebox New Jersey assemble 1,500 personal care packages during the 13th annual Military Appreciation packing event held in conjunction with Veterans Day.

It took only two hours to build the boxes, pack the bags, assemble the boxes, tape them shut and load onto the truck during the event, held on November 4 at the ...