Letters to the Editor

August 5, 2018

To the Editor: The Belmar Historical Society (BHS) would like to thank the community of Belmar and surrounding towns, individuals, businesses and all who contributed to the successful campaign to raise funds to repair the World War I Doughboy statue that was vandalized in 2016. Those who ...

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To the Editor: Attend the (Belmar Zoning Board of Adjustment) hearing on (Thursday, June 28) to voice your opposition to having two five-story condos of 24 units each on the first block of 12th Avenue. Join your neighbors in protesting this density of buildings and 62-foot height of housing ...

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To the Editor: This year's Shore Got Talent! competition was a great success, but it wouldn’t have happened without lots of help. I’d like to express my thanks. First and foremost, thanks to the performers. They showed tremendous enthusiasm and poise going out, singing, dancing, telling jokes ...

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To the Editor: As speech-language pathologists across New Jersey prepare to mark National March into Literacy Month,  let’s address the alarming number of young children who spend countless hours a day on a handheld screen. According to a study from the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, ...

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To the Editor: The Belmar PTO would like to thank several local businesses and community organizations for supporting our Annual Daddy/Daughter Sweetheart Dance on Friday, January 19 at Taylor Pavilion in Belmar. The dance was a fun-filled evening for almost 60 young girls, prekindergarten to ...

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To the Editor: I would like to thank the angel who cleaned (with a snowblower) my sidewalk sometime during last night (January 4). Woke up dreading to have to shovel today (74 years old and I have a minor heart problem). Don't know who you are, but thank you from the bottom of my ...

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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 ...

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To the Editor: Please join us in voting to re-elect Tom Brennan to the Belmar Council. Belmar has never looked better and is clearly heading in the right direction. Tom’s leadership has been vital in all we have accomplished, so we need him to continue moving our community forward.  You might ...

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To the Editor: I had the pleasure of witnessing the tree planting at “Joy’s Place” at Silver Lake in Belmar. Such a "Joyous" occasion watching the men and women digging, planting and dispersing rose petals into the earth to nourish Joy’s tree.  Joy DiStefano DeSantis nourished so many in her ...

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