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Belmar Honors Fallen Heroes During Low-Key Memorial Day Observances

May 25, 2020

Lake Como Places Commemorative Wreaths along Lake Como and in White Park

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Belmar observed Memorial Day with two services at Memorial Row — the laying of the wreaths by members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Manasquan Post 1838 and the commemorative ringing of the bells by the Belmar Fire Department.

The low-key observances, attended by a small gathering ...

Navy's Blue Angels and Air Force's Thunderbirds to Fly Over New Jersey Today

NEW JERSEY — In a salute to frontline COVID-19 responders, the Navy's Blue Angels and the Air Force's Thunderbirds will conduct two flyovers today in the New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania areas.

Dubbed "America Strong," the collaborative effort will begin with the first 40-minute flight demonstration at noon over the New York City/Newark area and ...

Veterans, Beneficiaries to Receive Automatic Economic Impact Payments

Recipients of Veterans Affairs benefits will automatically receive automatic economic impact payments, according to the Internal Revenue Service, working in partnership with the Treasury Department and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Veterans and their beneficiaries who receive compensation and pension (C&P) benefit payments from VA will receive a $1,200 economic impact payment ...

Belmar Salutes Its Own Hometown Heroes during Annual Veterans Day Observance

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Belmar paid tribute to those who served this nation during its annual Veterans Day service, acknowledging the veterans who stood among the crowd yesterday morning at Monument Row along Main Street.

At the invitation of retired Army Col. Jim Bagley of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Manasquan Post 1838 who led the observance, some 20 veterans came to the microphone to ...

Belmar Salutes Those Who Served with Veterans Day Observance, USS Juneau Memorial Service

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar will hold its annual Veterans Day services on Monday, November 11 at 9 a.m. at Monument Row, located on Main Street between 12th and 13th Avenues.

Following the service, the Belmar Historical Society will provide refreshments in the Belmar Municipal Building’s courtroom, accessible from the Sixth Avenue entrance off Main Street.

On Wednesday, November 13, a ...

Join the Assembly Line: Help Operation Shoebox NJ Pack Boxes for U.S. Troops

MANVILLE, NJ — Operation Shoebox New Jersey is putting out a call for volunteers to help form an assembly line and pack boxes for shipment to U.S. troops deployed around the world.

The nonprofit volunteer organization, which will celebrate its 15th anniversary next year, will host its annual Veterans Day packing at the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave., on Saturday, November 9, beginning ...


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Congratulate Your Graduate with Milestones on TAPinto

May 27, 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.  ...

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STAFFORD – Hard to imagine that anything you read on social media is untrue, but beware! The Stafford cops are trying to correct the raging rumor that they are banning a Beach Haven West resident from blasting “God Bless America” at 7:30 p.m. every night. No, the cops are saying, we are not against America. No, the cops are saying, we are ...