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Belmar Police: ‘Pop-Up’ Meet Draws Some 500 Cars to Belmar Beachfront, 35 Tickets Issued

April 26, 2021

BELMAR, NJ — The cars streamed into town last night — hundreds headed toward the Belmar beachfront beginning at about 9 p.m. for another “pop-up” meet.

And for the next three hours, the latest impromptu rally caused a noisy ruckus on Ocean Avenue and many surrounding residential streets. At one point, visitors packed Ocean Avenue near 7-Eleven at Eighth Avenue, as the ...

Gov. Murphy Makes Brief Visit to Belmar Beachfront for a 'Classic Jersey Shore Slice'

BELMAR, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy came to Belmar yesterday, posting several photos on social media of his brief afternoon visit along the beachfront.

“Great to stop by Mamalukes Pizza & Ice Cream in Belmar for a classic Jersey Shore slice,” he wrote on his Facebook page on April 23 about getting something to eat at the establishment, situated at the corner of Ocean and 18th ...


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Neptune Township Senior Center to Host 'Drive-By' Food Drive on May 26

May 12, 2021

NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Neptune Township Senior Center, 1607 Corlies Avenue, will host a drive-by food drive in support of Fulfill on Wednesday, May 26.

Fulfill, located in Neptune Township, serves to fight food insecurity in Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Its services go beyond providing food to the hungry and are aimed at providing a more comprehensive approach to providing the ...

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The Jaffe Briefing - May 14, 2021

STATEWIDE – Modified mask mandate? Yes! The feds are lifting the requirement that fully vaccinated people wear masks in most outdoor and indoor places. Of course, mass transit is not one of those places, as it seems people will – and should – be wearing masks on jammed NJ Transit trains until, let’s say, 2100.  A great quote from the CDC: “If you are fully ...

Local Journalists Grapple with New Era of ‘All Politics is National’

Like it or not, the idea that “all politics is local'' is no longer reality. Instead, local government has been poisoned by the toxic political environment once confined at the state and federal levels.

Local reporters used to be shielded from the national political discourse, in part because municipal elections typically don’t include Rs or Ds next to candidate ...