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September 20, 2018

LAKE COMO, NJ — Lake Como is premiering a new line of custom-branded merchandise for the cooler days ahead — and just in time for Lake Como Day on Saturday, September 29.

Long-sleeve T-shirts, sweatshirts, fleece jackets and blankets, as well as two perennial favorites — twill caps and tote bags — are adorned with the borough’s logo that features a stylish ...

Lake Como Day: Now’s the Time for Vendors, Sponsors to Sign Up for Fun-Filled Family Day

LAKE COMO, NJ — The countdown has begun to the 23rd annual Lake Como Day, which returns to the picturesque banks of the lake on Saturday, September 29.

Vendors and sponsors (see list below) are currently signing up for borough’s marquee event, which features an afternoon of festivities that culminates with fireworks bursting over the lake at dusk. From 4 to 9 p.m., a wide array of ...

Belmar Historical Society Presents: A Look at the Day-to-Day Life of a World War I Doughboy

BELMAR, NJ — Now that Belmar’s “Spirit of the Doughboy” statue has been repaired and returned to Memorial Field, the Belmar Historical Society will present an educational program about these World War I soldiers on Wednesday, September 12.

“The Well-Equipped Doughboy: The Life of a World War I Soldier” will be presented by Arthur Green, a military history ...

Lake Como Day: Calling All Vendors to a Spectacular Lakefront Venue

LAKE COMO, NJ — There is one noteworthy day each year when the tranquil banks of Lake Como comes alive with fun, festivities and even fireworks for the entire community.

Now in its 23rd year, Lake Como Day will make its return on Saturday, September 29 — an event that organizers expect to be bigger and better than ever.

Stretching along the northern banks of the picturesque ...

Lake Como Day: Calling All Vendors to a Spectacular Lakefront Venue

LAKE COMO, NJ — There is one noteworthy day each year when the tranquil banks of Lake Como comes alive with fun, festivities and even fireworks for the entire community.

Now in its 23rd year, Lake Como Day will make its return on Saturday, September 29 — an event that organizers expect to be bigger and better than ever.

Stretching along the northern banks of the picturesque ...

Belmar Throwing ‘Coming Home’ Party to Welcome Back Restored Doughboy Statue

BELMAR, NJ — Repaired and ready to return home, Belmar’s “Spirit of the Doughboy” statue will be welcomed back by the community with a 9 a.m. celebration today, July 27 at Memorial Field.

As the iconic 88-year-old monument is carefully reinstalled on its pedestal, the Belmar Historical Society (BHS) will host a “coming home party” at the field commonly known ...

Belmar Throwing ‘Coming Home’ Party to Welcome Back Restored Doughboy Statue

BELMAR, NJ — Repaired and ready to return home, Belmar’s “Spirit of the Doughboy” statue will be welcomed back by the community with a 9 a.m. celebration tomorrow, July 27 at Memorial Field.

As the iconic 88-year-old monument is carefully reinstalled on its pedestal, the Belmar Historical Society (BHS) will host a “coming home party” at the field commonly ...

Belmar Doughboy’s Big Reveal Before Departure: It’s a Bird’s … Nest at Its Feet

BELMAR, NJ —Belmar’s “Doughboy” was whisked away for repairs this morning, only to uncover something else perched atop the statue’s pedestal — a large bird’s nest that was hidden from view at the bottom of the monument.

 “When the statue was vandalized, the base was turned a bit on the pedestal and a really, really small opening was ...

Belmar Community Invited to Dedication of ‘Jane Magovern’s Playground’

BELMAR, NJ — The dedication of "Jane Magovern's Playground" will be held at 11 a.m. today, April 21 near the banks of Silver Lake.

Located at C Street and Eighth Avenue, the playground overlooking the lake has been named in honor of Magovern, the late wife of Belmar Mayor Brian Magovern. One of the community's most-cherished teachers, she taught thousands of children ...

Belmar Historical Society Open House Today: Step Back into Past with Tours of Museum, Municipal Building of Yesteryear

BELMAR, NJ — While Belmar’s Union Fire Co. is the most prominent occupant of the large brick building on the corner of Ninth Avenue and E Street, there’s another organization that calls it home. 

Tucked in the back of the prominent structure along E Street is the Belmar Historical Society’s museum and history room, which offers a wealth of information and ...

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