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April 9, 2018

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National Weather Service: Snow, Slick Roads Expected to Slow Down Rush-Hour Traffic

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — Snow is expected to start falling this afternoon, with the heaviest accumulation to occur between 3 and 6 p.m. — just in time for rush hour.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory that will remain in effect until 9 p.m. with up to 3 inches of snow expected in the Belmar/Lake Como area, falling at a rate of 1 inch per hour in some spots ...

National Weather Service: Sleet, Snow to Taper Off by Morning

Editor's Note: Here's the latest weather outlook, updated at 6 p.m. on December 9.

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — Snow and sleet will turn to all snow after 10 p.m. in Monmouth County with another 1 to 2 inches of accumulation possible before tapering off, according to the National Weather Service.

The weather service predicts a total accumulation to up to 5 inches for the region that ...

National Weather Service: Snow to Begin After Midnight, Up to 4 Inches Expected to Cover Region

Editor's Note: Here's the latest weather outlook, updated at 7 p.m. on December 8.

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — Up to 4 inches of snow are predicted for Monmouth County, starting anytime after 1 a.m. and lasting through tomorrow, according to a winter weather advisory issued by the National Weather Service.

The weather service is calling it “mainly a snow event” for ...

Monmouth County Sheriff's Message: Don't Drink and Drive

FREEHOLD, NJ — Law enforcement throughout Monmouth County will be out in full force, "on the lookout for drunk drivers," warns Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden on this Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

"We want everyone to enjoy this wonderful holiday season, but if you are going to drink, don't drive, it's as simple as that," he said.

In an effort to avoid ...

Belmar, Lake Como Water May Taste, Smell of Chlorine with Treatment Process Change

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — As New Jersey American Water Co. began changing  its water treatment process earlier this month, Belmar and Lake Como residents may experience a slight taste or smell of chlorine in their water.

The company advises that this is normal as its water treatment process changes from chloramine to free chlorine, under its annual maintenance program at the Swimming ...

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

BELMAR, NJ — The Belmar Youth Club will be back in action every Saturday night, beginning today, 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 ...

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 ...

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