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TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como Is Here for You

April 17, 2020

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como is the only all-online, objective newspaper that serves residents, organizations and businesses in both municipalities, reporting news at it happens 24/7. We are part of the TAPinto network of 80 locally owned and operated online hyperlocal news sites with more than 9 million readers.

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Belmar/Lake Como Weather Alert: Tornado Watch in Effect until 6 p.m.

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — A tornado watch in is effect for most of central and southern New Jersey, including Monmouth County, until 6 p.m., while a high wind warning will remain in place until 7 p.m.

According to the National Weather Service, strong to potentially damaging winds are expected, with the fiercest wings to be near the coast, where gusts of 60 to 70 mph are possible. Tree ...

Expected High Winds and Rain Trigger Cancellation of Trash, Recycling Pickup in Belmar Today

BELMAR, NJ — The anticipated high winds and rain in the weather forecast has prompted the cancellation of trash and recycling collection in Belmar today, April 13.

Recyclables will be collected on Tuesday, April 14 and trash will be picked up on Thursday, April 16 — the next regularly scheduled day for residents in Zone 1, which stretches from Ocean Avenue to B Street.

According ...

Expected High Winds and Rain Trigger Cancellation of Trash, Recycling Pickup in Belmar Tomorrow

BELMAR, NJ — The anticipated high winds and rain in the weather forecast has prompted the cancellation of trash and recycling collection in Belmar tomorrow, April 13.

Recyclables will be collected on Tuesday, April 14 and trash will be picked up on Thursday, April 16 — the next regularly scheduled day for residents in Zone 1, which stretches from Ocean Avenue to B ...

Flushing of Belmar’s Water System Under Way with Switchover to Own Wells

BELMAR, NJ — As the Belmar switches over to its own water wells for the spring and summer, fire hydrant flushing began on April 6. 

Belmar Public Works Department will conduct the flushing from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. for several nights, as part of its seasonal change from drawing water from New Jersey American Water Co. to its own supply.

During the flushing process, residents may ...

From Belmar Public Works: Brush and Leaves to be Collected at Curbside Today

BELMAR, NJ — Brush and leaves will be picked up at curbside throughout Belmar today, April 6.

Residents are reminded to put leaf and brush piles at least 10 feet away from any catch basin to help keep storm sewers clear of debris and stormwater clean. The debris must be out at the curb no later than 7 a.m.

Brush includes limbs, branches (diameter of 6 inches or less and cut into ...

Communicating with Our Audience

TAPinto is committed to helping the communities we cover during this time of crisis. We've pulled together a few tips for communicating during times of crisis and are offering special advertising options.  

As a business or organization, you've worked hard to build relationships with your clients and customers. In a time of crisis, it is more important than ever to keep the ...

In Coronavirus News: NJNG Closes Walk-In Payment Centers in Wall, Asbury Park

WALL, NJ — New Jersey Natural Gas has temporarily closed its Monmouth County walk-in payment centers at 1415 Wyckoff Road in Wall and at 633 Lake Avenue Asbury Park, as part of the precautionary health and safety measures taken in response to the novel coronavirus.

Customers who pay their bills at these centers are encouraged to use other payment options, including:

Making an ...

All NJ Motor Vehicle Agencies, Testing Facilities Closed for Two Weeks

NEW JERSEY — All N.J. Motor Vehicle Commission agencies and road testing facilities are closed effective immediately, as a measure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, according to MVC Chief Administrator Sue Fulton.

Fulton said she anticipates a reopening of these facilities on Monday, March 30.

All drivers license, vehicle registration and inspection stickers ...

Expiration Dates Extended for Driver Licenses, Car Registrations, Inspections

TRENTON, NJ — Coronavirus concerns at state Motor Vehicle Commission facilities have prompted the agency to extend expiration dates for driver licenses, as well as car registrations and inspections.

Effective immediately, the MVC will grant a two-month extension for:

Driver licenses expiring in March, April and May
Registrations expiring in March, April and May
Inspection ...

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Congratulate Your Graduate with Milestones on TAPinto

May 24, 2020

Graduation season is upon us and that means celebrating your graduate’s accomplishments and honors. TAPinto Milestones gives you an easy and affordable way to honor your graduate. 

You can submit a note of congratulations, highlight achievements and submit photos. Your Milestone post will be posted on the TAPinto site of your choosing and stay there forever.  ...

The Jaffe Briefing - May 20, 2020

The Jaffe Briefing will not publish from Thursday, May 21 to Tuesday, May 26. Enjoy the holiday weekend!

EDISON – Buying a pair of shoes at the mall is a whole new experience, as Gov. Phil Murphy announced that shopping meccas around the state can now offer curbside service at non-essential stores. Expect this: “Yes, I would like to try these heels in a size 6, please,” as ...