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Monmouth County News

July 29, 2022

“Think you know your neighbors? Think again.” is the headline phrase of Liz Alterman’s latest novel The Perfect Neighborhood. The New Jersey based author will be signing copies at Asbury Book Cooperative (644A Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park) Sunday, August 7th. The novels suspenseful storyline ...

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BELMAR, NJ—It is probably hard to impress an investor like Warren Buffet.  But if he came to 9th Avenue and B Street in Belmar, he may be impressed with Cole Chubb. The fabled billionaire Buffet tells a story about when he was a young boy that he bought bottles of Cokes from a small grocery ...

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BELMAR, NJ—The 27th annual Belmar Junior Lifeguard Tournament was held Thursday afternoon on Belmar’s 5th Avenue Beach. Junior guards aged 9-16 traveled from as far as Surf City to participate.  Junior Lifeguard Programs have been a tradition for towns along the Jersey Shore for years, teaching ...

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For many, Fourth of July weekend is the real kickoff to summer at the Jersey Shore. School is out, the weather is consistently hot, and ocean temperatures have warmed enough for swimming.  In Belmar, the beaches were crowded on Friday, as residents and visitors alike started the holiday weekend ...

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BELMAR, NJ—St. Rose High School sent 2 athletes to New Balance National Track and Field Championships after winning the Non-Public B State Championships earlier this month. Sophomore, Josh Huisman, and junior, Brian Theobald, competed at the event, which ran from Friday June 17th to Sunday, June ...

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BELMAR, NJ—A male swimmer was taken out of the water today and reported to be non-responsive.  He was taken away in an ambulance.  The beaches around 8th and 9th Avenues were crowded with emergency personnel and equipment. It is very close to the same location where two elementary school ...

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BELMAR, NJ—June is “Pride Month” for members of the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, Questioning) community.  Events such as the annual Equality Ball and Pride March are planned in the area to highlight the community’s presence and increase their visibility. Belmar native, Christian ...

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BELMAR, NJ—For the first time since 2019, the annual Spring Lake Five Mile Run welcomed over 12,500 runners to the shore.  Those who had purchased tickets for the canceled 2020 race were given the option to use them this year. Roughly 1000 additional tickets were sold for those who had been ...

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BELMAR, NJ – With a beautiful weekend forecast, the return of the New Jersey Seafood Festival looks to be the perfect way to kick off the summer season. The festival, which is celebrating its 35th year, has not been held since 2019. It will take place Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (May 20-22) in the ...

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May 12, 2022 update: Target has shifted the timing of the opening to a later date. WALL TOWNSHIP, NJ — Target is planning to open its Wall Township store, located at 1825 Route 35, on May 15, 2022. The store director says it's looking to hire employees at the 91,000 square foot ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — With federal pandemic-related unemployment benefits to expire on September 4, Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners reminds residents that career services are available through the Division of Workforce Development. Free services include assistance with job search, resume ...

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