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

November 22, 2017

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 ...

AAA: More than 1 Million New Jerseyans Expected to Travel for Thanksgiving Holiday

November 21, 2017

FLORHAM PARK, NJ —  AAA forecasts 50.9 million Americans, including nearly 1.3 million in New Jersey, will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday.

The 2017 Thanksgiving weekend will see the highest travel volume since 2005, when 58.6 million Americans left their homes.The holiday period is defined as Wednesday, November 22 to Sunday, ...

Upcoming Events

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Fri, November 24, 1:00 PM

Belmar Arts Center, Belmar

Escapism: A Solo Exhibit by Brittany James

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Sat, November 25, 12:00 PM

Jake's Downtown, Belmar

Jake's Downtown Slider Saturdays

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Fri, December 1, 5:30 PM

Pyanoe Plaza, Belmar

Belmar Tree Lighting

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Sat, December 2, 4:30 PM

Belmar

Third Annual Main Street Experience

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Sat, December 2, 6:00 PM

Lake Como Borough Hall, Lake Como

Lake Como Holiday Tree Lighting

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Sun, December 3, 12:00 PM

The Stone Pony, Asbury Park

Beach Music Studios 13th Annual Holiday Party

Belmar and Lake Como

November 20, 2017

Belmar Police Department reported the following arrests occurred in Belmar and Lake Como from October 1, 2017 to October 28, 2017.

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Paige Brandao, 24, of Milltown was arrested on 16th Avenue on October 1 by Police Officer Joseph Clayton, charged with driving while under the influence.

Vincent Calogero, 61, of Belmar was charged with contempt on an outstanding warrant after his ...

Model Train Show in Union: 'Decades-Long Labor of Love' for the Holidays

November 17, 2017

UNION, NJ — The Model Railroad Club's annual Holiday Sound and Light Show will open on Friday, November 24, featuring its sprawling, meticulously detailed HO scale model train layout at the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center in Lenape Park, off Route 22 East.

For the event, the railroad center is transformed into a living theater, complete with sound and lighting effects, and ...

DEP: Defends Its Role in Protecting New Jersey’s Environment

November 16, 2017

To the Editor:

The November 14 op-ed by New Jersey Audubon’s lobbyist Kelly Mooij titled, “Sustained, Severe Cuts Equal Setbacks at NJ DEP” paints a misleading picture of how effectively the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is carrying out our mission. Ms. Mooij’s false assertions demonstrate a fundamental misunderstanding of how DEP operates to protect ...

Sustained, Severe Cuts Equal Setbacks at N.J. Department of Environmental Protection

November 14, 2017

Long-term budget and staff cuts have severely impacted the ability of the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection to carry out critical work to protect New Jersey’s environment and residents. This has serious implications for wildlife, public health and our economy. DEP is charged with managing and protecting the state’s environment and natural resources.

This requires an ...

JCP&L Completes Inspections, Maintenance Prior to Winter Weather

November 16, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ — In preparation for winter, Jersey Central Power & Light is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance on weather-sensitive equipment across its service area.  

Winter’s cold temperatures can produce increased demand for electricity, and heavy snow and wind have the potential to cause damage to poles, wires and substations, requiring crews ...