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Around Town

January 26, 2022

WALL, NJ — As exterior work on the former Kmart store in Plaza 35 begins, Target Corp. has confirmed that it plans to open the new store sometime later this year. “We’re excited to bring an easy, safe and convenient shopping experience to new guests in the Wall Township community with this new ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — COVID-19 dominated the news for a second consecutive year, as four of TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como's 10 most-read stories in 2021 focused on the vaccine's rollout and another on extending the state's eviction moratorium.  The unveiling of a major redevelopment plan along Route ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar resident John Walsh and the B Street Carolers will be singing songs of the holiday season this evening, December 17, outside his home at 1101 B Street, where Christmas magic abounds with a dazzling display of lights. From 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., the public is invited to join in ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Santa and his helpers will be making an early visit to Belmar and Lake Como on Thursday, December 16, delivering toys to children on his “special list.” Assisted by Belmar police and public works employees, he will be traveling the streets of both towns between 4 and 8 ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Will your Belmar home be all decked out for the holidays? December 10 is the deadline to register for the borough’s first-ever holiday decorating contest. Judging will be held during the week of December 13, and those with the best and brightest outdoor displays will receive gift ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ — A Cooper’s hawk that was rescued in the middle of Ocean Avenue by Belmar police on Monday is in stable condition at Toms River Avian Care. “He's doing fine,” said Don Bonica, owner of the wildlife rescue service, who believes the bird hit a window because of the impact he ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — The Easter Bunny and his helpers brightened the day of children in Belmar and Lake Como, traveling through both towns with treats for those anxiously awaiting his arrival. As part of a small procession of emergency vehicles blaring their sirens, the bunny rode atop ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Whenever a 'pop-up' car meet roars into Belmar, it’s certain to rev up opinions and emotions on social media. Such was the case on March 10 at about 7 p.m. after word began circulating that a convoy of cars was heading to Ocean Avenue for the first impromptu rally of its kind this ...

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