Giving Back

January 17, 2020

BELMAR, NJ — Two Belmar food establishments extended their generosity this week to students in borough schools — one with tasty treats and the other from sub sandwich sales.  At Main Street Donuts, owner Joe Rizzuto gave a class of Belmar preschoolers a lesson in doughnut decorating the way he ...

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BELMAR, NJ — For years, the Belmar Food Pantry/Clothes Closet has served the community from its location at 503 Seventh Avenue. But that is about to change as the former First United Methodist Church building, which now houses the Belmar Community Center/Library Annex, will be closing its doors for ...

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Closet Shop Looking for Community to Help Clear Its Shelves by December 30 BELMAR, NJ — For years, the Belmar Food Pantry/Clothes Closet has served the community from its location at 503 Seventh Avenue. But that is about to change as the former First United Methodist Church building, which now ...

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LAKE COMO, NJ — A fire truck from the shuttered South Belmar Fire Department will soon have a new home — in the Bahamas. When Hurricane Dorian ravaged the islands on August 29, many communities were destroyed, leaving them with little or no fire rescue and emergency equipment. SBFD’s 1994 KME ...

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BELMAR NJ — Beach Music Studios knows how to throw a party, returning for its 15th year to the legendary Stone Pony in Asbury Park on Sunday, December 15 to celebrate the holidays. The Beach Music Studios Annual Holiday Party is a musical extravaganza that will showcase the young talent of the ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — While yesterday was the final day to drop a donation into a toy drive collection box placed in nearly 80 Belmar and Lake Como businesses, there now is one more opportunity to contribute to the holiday effort. The Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh of the Jersey Shore and the ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — While today was the final day to drop a donation into a toy drive collection box placed in nearly 80 Belmar and Lake Como businesses, there now is one more opportunity to contribute to the holiday effort. The Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh of the Jersey Shore and the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Police Department is going big to bring smiles to little faces this holiday season. Jumbo collection boxes covered in colorful holiday gift wrap have been placed in 76 businesses throughout the borough, where donations of children's gifts can be placed. The department has ...

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The Belmar Food Pantry/Clothes Closet, located at 503 Seventh Avenue, is open from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday and Thursday. BELMAR, NJ — Although September’s observance of Hunger Action Month has come to an end, the Belmar Food Pantry always welcomes contributions to keep its shelves stocked ...

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BELMAR NJ — The 15th Annual Autism Beach Bash was blessed yesterday in quite a few ways. The weather was ideal, as a light ocean breeze cooled the sunny Belmar oceanfront for some 7,000 people who came to the Seventh Avenue beach on September 8 for a day of fun — just for them. Surfing ...

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BELMAR NJ — After a coastal storm forced its cancellation last year, anticipation is running high for the 15th Annual Autism Beach Bash on Sunday, September 8. Some 7,000 people are expected to gather on Belmar’s Seventh Avenue for the daylong event, sponsored by Autism Family Services of New ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Fran Wilton of Belmar was at a quilt show when she saw a bolt of fabric that caught her attention — not for its pattern or design, but for the words that were simply scrolled in phrases across the soft pink cloth. Each began the same, “Cancer Cannot …” followed by … “Shatter Hope,” ...

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