N.J. Forest Fire Service: Be Cautious with Start of Wildfire Season

May 1, 2018

TRENTON, NJ — With the start of the spring wildfire season, the N.J. Forest Fire Service is urging the public to be extra vigilant when risk increases during dry, warm and windy weather.

Nearly all wildfires are caused by people through accidents, carelessness, negligence and even arson.  Reducing those risks is especially critical at this time of year, when weather conditions and ...

Little to No Snow Expected for Belmar, Lake Como, but April Showers to Dampen Rest of Week


BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — The National Weather Service has shifted its forecast for snow farther north of Monmouth County with possibly up to 2 inches expected in Belmar and Lake Como. 

While a winter weather advisory remains in effect until 1 p.m. today, April 2, the precipitation is expected to end by 10 a.m. There is a small craft advisory in effect along the Jersey coast.

After the Nor'easter: What Belmar, Lake Como Residents Need to Know

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — With the nor’easter dumping an unofficial total of about 10 inches of snow in Belmar and Lake Como, the dig-out and melting now begins.

As public works crews in both Belmar and Lake Como continue to plow and clear streets, snowstorm regulations remain in effect. Here’s the latest snow-related news in both towns for today, March 22.

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UPDATE: Belmar Schools Closed on Thursday, March 22

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Elementary School will be closed today, March 22. All extracurricular activities are canceled as well.

The rotation of specials for students will be adjusted accordingly, and Friday, March 23 will be a No. 2 day. Please adjust your calendars.

Also closed will be St. Rose Grammar School and St. Rose High School in Belmar.

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Belmar and Sending District Schools on Delayed Opening

BELMAR, NJ — Due to last night's snowfall, Belmar and sending district schools are opening a bit later this morning,  March 22.

Belmar Elementary School will have a delayed opening as students are to report to school at 10 a.m. and staff reports at 9:30 a.m. Breakfast will be available beginning at 9:30 a.m.

St. Rose Grammar School will open at 9:30 a.m., and St. Rose High ...

Belmar, Lake Como Bear Down for Worst of Storm Arriving Later Today

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — As New Jersey braces for the arrival of the fourth nor’easter in three weeks, snow totals have been lowered just south of Belmar and Lake along the coast, according to the latest National Weather Service forecast.

With a winter weather warning in effect for most of the entire state, the service still predicts up to 12 inches in the area today, March 21, with ...

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