Police Blotter

  • Belmar and Lake Como

    January 9, 2018

    Belmar Police Department reported the following arrests occurred in Belmar and Lake Como from December 2, 2017 to December 31, 2017.

    BELMAR

    Timothy Strain, 59, of Belmar was arrested on 16th ...

  • Belmar and Lake Como

    Belmar Police Department reported the following arrests occurred in Belmar and Lake Como from November 1, 2017 to November 29, 2017.

    BELMAR

    Ignacio Herrera, 59, of Belmar was arrested on ...

  • Belmar and Lake Como

    Belmar Police Department reported the following arrests occurred in Belmar and Lake Como from October 1, 2017 to October 28, 2017.

    BELMAR

    Paige Brandao, 24, of Milltown was arrested on 16th ...

  • Belmar and Lake Como

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

    BELMAR

    Gregg Cananico, 48, of Keyport was arrested on 10th ...

  • Belmar and Lake Como

    Belmar Police Department reported the following arrests occurred in Belmar and Lake Como from July 19, 2017 through July 31, 2017.

    BELMAR

    Connor Young, 22, of Hamilton was charged with ...

  • Belmar and Lake Como

    Belmar Police Department reported the following arrests occurred in Belmar and Lake Como from July 5, 2017 through July 18, 2017.

    BELMAR

    Ian Whitman, 22, of Bound Brook was charged with ...

  • Belmar and Lake Como

    Belmar Police Department reported the following arrests occurred in Belmar and Lake Como from July 1, 2017 through July 4, 2017.

    BELMAR

    Thomas Amalfe, 28, of Mountainside was charged with ...

  • Belmar and Lake Como

    Belmar Police Department reported the following arrests occurred in Belmar and Lake Como from June 18 through June 30, 2017.

    BELMAR

    Louis Galetta, 29, of Staten Island was arrested on 18th ...

  • Belmar and Lake Como

    Belmar Police Department reported the following arrests occurred in Belmar and Lake Como from June 10 through June 17, 2017.

    BELMAR

    Demi Parra, 24, of South Amboy was arrested on 19th ...

  • Belmar and Lake Como

    Belmar Police Department reported the following arrests occurred in Belmar and Lake Como from June 1 through June 9, 2017.

    BELMAR

    Skyler Jackson, 23, of Toms River was arrested on 11th ...

  • Belmar and Lake Como

    Belmar Police Department reported the following arrests occurred in Belmar and Lake Como from May 28 through May 31.

    BELMAR

    Nicholas Lacitignola, 22, of Whippany was arrested on May 28 on ...

  • Belmar and Lake Como

    Belmar Police Department reported the following arrests occurred in Belmar and Lake Como from May 24  through May 27.

    BELMAR

    Matthew Cavalieri, 27, of Belmar was arrested on Main ...

  • Belmar and Lake Como

    Belmar Police Department reported the following arrests occurred in Belmar and Lake Como from May 2 through May 23.

    BELMAR

    Jessica Franco, 27, of Lakewood was arrested on May 2 on Main ...

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Belmar/Lake Como

Planning an Overseas Trip This Spring? Make Sure Your Passport is Travel-Ready

January 15, 2018

FREEHOLD, NJ — If an overseas trip is in your spring travel plans, now is the best time to make sure your passport is in order, according to the Monmouth County Clerk’s Office.

“It’s time to apply for or renew your passport, if you are planning spring travel out of the country. Many countries require six months' validity on a U.S. passport, so it is critical to ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_6dc8f68beaa840218cd0_bacbluesalon

Fri, January 19, 1:00 PM

Belmar Arts Center, Belmar

Annual Members Salon

Carousel_image_af9b7a77aeef86a9f272_besptoslidersaturday

Sat, January 20, 12:00 PM

Jake's Downtown, Belmar

Jake's Downtown Slider Saturdays

Mark Zuckerberg Should Be Concerned About His Legacy; Punishing Legitimate Media Organizations and Small Businesses Isn’t the Answer; Regulation Is

Facebook recently announced it will be changing its feed and algorithms so that news from publishers and posts from businesses will be relegated in favor of posts about your neighbor’s cat. 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook is making these changes because he is concerned about his legacy and that of the company he founded. If ...

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January 15, 2018

Many people have the misconception that slavery ended after the Civil War. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth.

Slavery is very much still in existence — in fact, it is believed that 40 million people are slaves in the world today. Human trafficking is the second largest criminal industry in the world, just behind illegal drugs.

The U.N. Office on Drugs and ...

To My Snow Angel

January 6, 2018

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 heart.

Bobbye Laubenheimer, 18th Avenue, Lake Como

TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como welcomes letters to the ...

State Fish Hatchery in Warren County Stocks Record-Setting 5 Million Fish in 2017

January 14, 2018

HACKETTSOWN, NJ — The Hackettstown State Fish Hatchery stocked a record 5 million fish representing 15 species in 2017, according to the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection.

The fish, totaling 5,082,841 with a total weight of more than 26,000 pounds, were produced at the Warren County facility — far surpassing the previous high of 3,774,885 set in 2014. And most of the fish ...

Legislative Reorganization Leaves New Jersey’s 30th District in Familiar Hands

January 10, 2018

TRENTON, NJ — The 120 members of the 218th New Jersey Legislature took their seats yesterday, January 9, including the three lawmakers who will represent Belmar and Lake Como in District 30.

State Assemblymen Sean T. Kean and Edward “Ned” Thomson, both Republicans of Wall, were sworn in during an Organization Day ceremony of the 80-member Assembly held at the War Memorial ...

Belmar and Lake Como

January 9, 2018

Belmar Police Department reported the following arrests occurred in Belmar and Lake Como from December 2, 2017 to December 31, 2017.

BELMAR

Timothy Strain, 59, of Belmar was arrested on 16th Avenue on December 2 by Det. Lt. Michael Campbell, charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and use/under the influence of CDS.

Michelle Karcher, 37, of Long Branch was arrested on ...

TAPinto Franchised Local News Network Breaks 7M Readers, 23.7M Pageviews

January 9, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto.net, a network of more than 70 online hyperlocal news sites in New Jersey and New York, broke 7 million readers and 23.7 million pageviews during the last year. 

From Jan.8, 2017 to Jan. 7, 2018, TAPinto registered 7,025,372 readers and 23,792,903 pageviews, up from 5,352,395 readers and 18,496,885 pageviews during the same period a year ago.  ...