Belmar Youth Club: Fun-Packed Saturday Evenings in Recreation Gym Begin This Week

November 17, 2017


BELMAR, NJ — The Belmar Youth Club will be back in action beginning this Saturday, November 18.

For the next four months, club members will take over the recreation gym nearly every Saturday evening to get together with their friends. Open to Belmar Elementary School and St. Rose Grammar School students, the club is held in two different sessions, based on age:

For third- ...

Tips for Trick-or-Treating to Keep Kids Safe This Halloween

FREEHOLD, NJ — To keep trick-or-treaters free from danger, risk or injury this Halloween, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office offers the following important safety tips:

Costume Safety

Ensure that all costumes contain fire-retardant materials. Untreated costumes may catch fire when exposed to open flames from jack-o'-lanterns and candles.
Costumes should fit properly.

Belmar Police Department Will Be Drop-Off Site for Unused Medications on National Drug Take-Back Day

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Police Department will be a drop-off site for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day today, October 28.

It will be accepting unused, unwanted and expired medicine from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at police headquarters, located in the municipal building, 601 Main Street. The police department entrance is located at the rear of the building on Sixth Avenue.

Spearheaded by ...

DWI Checkpoint Tonight on Route 138 in Wall

WALL NJ — The Monmouth County DWI Task Force will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Route 138 in Wall Township from 10 p.m. on Saturday, October 14 through 2 a.m. on Sunday, October 15.

Task force members and Wall police officers will pull over vehicles from the highway's westbound lanes into an office parking lot, where drivers will be evaluated to determine whether they are under ...

Flushing of Belmar’s Water System to Begin with Switch-Over

BELMAR, NJ — With Belmar’s seasonal switch-over from its own wells to New Jersey American Water Co. water, a comprehensive flushing of the entire water system will begin on Tuesday, October 10.

Belmar Public Works Department will conduct the flushing between 8 p.m. and 4 a.m. for the next several nights.

Because there may be temporary discoloration of the water and/or a decrease ...

Belmar/Lake Como Road Closure Alert: Streets South of 16th Avenue to be Closed for Shillelagh 5K Race

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Residents of both Belmar and Lake Como living south of 16th Avenue can expect road closures and delays on the morning of Saturday, October 7 with the running of the Fifth Annual Shillelagh 5K Race.

The event begins at 9 a.m. at Bar Anticipation at 706 16th Avenue, where runners and walkers will follow along a route in both municipalities before returning to Bar A, ...

Monmouth County: Knowing Your Coastal Evacuation Zone is Crucial During Peak Hurricane Season

FREEHOLD, NJ — Do you know your coastal evacuation zone? Before a weather emergency occurs, Monmouth County officials are urging residents to learn their zone, particularly if they live in communities like Belmar and Lake Como, which sit in the most vulnerable areas for storm surge.

During National Preparedness Month, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office is pushing the importance ...

Dangerous Ocean Conditions Prompt Belmar Swimming Ban, Two Drowning Deaths Nearby

BELMAR, NJ — While it's going to feel and look like summer, swimming is prohibited this weekend along the Belmar oceanfront as dangerous rip currents and rough surf continue along the entire New Jersey coastline.

Red flags will be flying on September 23 and 24 alerting beachgoers to the swimming ban on the borough's beaches. The ban was communicated by Mayor Matthew Doherty on ...

Central Jersey Blood Center: Critical Need For Blood Donations

There is nothing worse than having to wait for something that you really need. It is unrealistic to ask a premature baby, trauma victim or a patient about to undergo surgery to wait for their local blood center to have the necessary blood products in place to support them in a time of need. This is why the Central Jersey Blood Center (CJNJ) needs your help.

Heading into the Labor Day weekend, ...

Lake Como Traffic Alert: It’s One-Way Westbound on 17th Avenue to Ease Summer Gridlock

LAKE COMO, NJ — Traffic can only proceed westbound on 17th Avenue from B Street to Main Street, and a stop sign is now in place at the intersection of 17th Avenue and White Street, making that a three-way stop.

The changes to 17th Avenue took effect on July 11, completing the implementation of a revised seasonal traffic flow plan to relieve congestion and increase safety on Lake ...

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