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Backyard Beauty is Focus of Lake Como Photo Contest

May 22, 2020

LAKE COMO, NJ — Lake Como is holding a “Capture the Beauty in Your Backyard” photo contest with submissions due by today, May 22.

Sponsored by the borough’s Tourism Commission, the competition encourages residents to focus on what brightens up their backyard, particularly since many are spending more time at home during the coronavirus crisis.

“We’re ...

Backyard Beauty is Focus of Lake Como Photo Contest

LAKE COMO, NJ — Lake Como is holding a “Capture the Beauty in Your Backyard” photo contest with submissions due by Friday, May 22.

Sponsored by the borough’s Tourism Commission, the competition encourages residents to focus on what brightens up their backyard, particularly since many are spending more time at home during the coronavirus crisis.

“We’re ...

Lake Como Spring Bash 5K Under Way Virtually through April 30

LAKE COMO, NJ — Jersey Shore Running Club’s 16th Annual Lake Como Spring Bash 5K is going virtual this year, but there will still be plenty of activity involved.

Rather than having one single event on Saturday, April 27 in Lake Como, participants can run a 5K anywhere — in their neighborhood, on their treadmill or in any safe place — from April 25 through April 30. Then ...

Easter Bunny to Ride through Belmar, Lake Como with Basket of Gifts on April 11

Deadline to sign up is 3 p.m. on Friday, April 10

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — While Belmar is not holding its traditional Easter egg hunt on the beach this year, children will instead get a personal visit from the Easter bunny on Saturday, April 11.

Beginning at noon, the Easter bunny will be traveling through Belmar and Lake Como — starting on First Avenue — with his ...

Belmar Historical Society’s Annual ‘Show-and-Tell’ to Feature Fascinating Finds of Yesteryear

BELMAR, NJ — It’s time to dust off those boxes filled with memorabilia — or even that one relic of bygone days — for the Belmar Historical Society’s sixth annual “Show-and-Tell” program on Tuesday, February 11.

During the 7 p.m. program, attendees will have the opportunity to share their treasures of the past, which could include photos, postcards and ...

Belmar Woman’s Club to Observe Black History Month with a Local Twist

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Woman’s Club will observe Black History Month with a special lunchtime presentation on Friday, February 7, featuring borough residents Sharon Russell-Fowler and Johanna Robinson.

Russell-Fowler will focus her talk on black inventors — both male and female — offering attendees an interactive experience challenging their knowledge on the ...

Belmar Wellness Fair Shines Spotlight on Good Health for the New Year

BELMAR, NJ — Getting a healthy start to the new year is the focus of the 2020 Belmar Wellness Fair on Sunday, January 12 at Taylor Pavilion, 500 Ocean Avenue.

The free event is being co-sponsored by Belmar Cares, a support group for breast cancer survivors, and Erin Dillon, owner of Whole Happy, a Belmar-based meal preparation and delivery company, who is spearheading the ...

Lake Como’s Holiday Decorating Contest Set for December 19

LAKE COMO, NJ — Lake Como's annual holiday decorating contest will be held on Thursday, December 19. Beginning at 6 p.m. Mayor Kevin Higgins and the council will tour the town in a trolley judging holiday displays.

Prizes will be awarded to the best in several categories. There is no need to sign up. Just make sure lights are on by 6 p.m. TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como will announce the ...

Santa to Ride through Belmar, Lake Como along Special ‘VIP’ Route on December 18

For Belmar residents, today, December 16, is the deadline to get your presents to Public Works for Santa's ride.

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Santa and his helpers will be making an early visit to Belmar and Lake Como on Wednesday, December 18.

He will be riding through both communities on a Belmar fire truck delivering wrapped holiday gifts to everyone on his special list beginning at ...

Happening Today: Santa and Mrs. Claus Coming to Downtown Belmar for Photos and Face-Painting

Day also to be marked by official ribbon-cuttings at three businesses — Every Little Heart Childrenswear, Antoinette Rose Boutique, Jersey Mike's Subs

BELMAR, NJ — Bring the family to Belmar today, November 23 when Santa and Mrs. Claus will be in town for an afternoon of photo-snapping and face-painting fun.

The Clauses will be setting up shop from noon to 5 p.m. inside ...

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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 ...