Down the Shore

July 3, 2018

Florham Park, N.J.- The average price at the pump in New Jersey is $2.88 today, one cent cheaper than last week ($2.89), according to AAA Northeast’s weekly survey of fuel prices. Today’s average price is 13 cents cheaper than one month ago ($3.01), but 60 cents higher than it was on July 2, ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar businesses will need to toss those plastic bags and find a more environmentally friendly way to bag purchases. And they would be given until next spring to find that new alternative, under a proposed measure introduced on May 1 by the borough council. If the ordinance is ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law a ban on offshore oil and gas exploration and drilling off the immediate coast of New Jersey. The law, which drew nearly unanimous support from the New Jersey Legislature, counters the Trump administration’s plan to extend its offshore reach for ...

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BRANT BEACH - The Long Beach Island Shuttle, an extremely popular service for visitors and residents of Long Beach Island, will have a fee for the first time beginning Memorial Day weekend.  The Long Beach Township Board of Commissioners made the announcement at their meeting on Monday, April ...

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BELMAR, NJ — A baby seal waddled its way onto the Fifth Avenue beach earlier today to enjoy one of the warmest days of spring so far. Around noon on April 12, photographer Nancy Orlowski took these snapshots, which have also been posted on the Belmar Facebook page where it states that the ...

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NEW JERSEY - Easter means egg hunts, egg decorating, an overabundance of chocolate and of course Peeps, but if you're a Jersey guy or gal there is something else on the agenda for this Easter weekend; scoring discounted tickets for the Garden State's amusement attractions. Yes, pretty much all of ...

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AVON-BY-THE-SEA, NJ — In less than two days, an Avon-by-the-Sea landmark that stood for 130 years was reduced to a huge pile of rubble. The Norwood Inn no longer stands on the corner of Norwood and Second Avenues — the last of the stately hotels that once graced the streets of Avon. As onlookers ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — As the sun played hide and seek with the clouds yesterday afternoon, the Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick's Day Parade marched down Main Street — in step with Irish tradition and community spirit. As the sun played hide and seek with the clouds yesterday afternoon, the ...

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CITRUS STEAK MARINADE 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/3 lemon juice ½ cup olive oil ¼ cup Worcestershire Sauce 1 TBS garlic, minced 1 tsp. black pepper ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. thyme & 3-4 sprigs Juice of one blood orange 1 ½ lb. steak To make the marinade, in a small bowl, whisk together all the ...

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TAPintoTravels - If you saw our article, you know about the Polar Bear Plunge this Saturday to support the Special Olympics.  If you cannot be there, but want to see the festivities, this press release tells you how you can. WHAT: Tomorrow, February 24 from 9am-1pm ET, thousands of people will ...

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SPRING LAKE, NJ — In neighboring Spring Lake, a baby seal made its way onto the beach near the north end pavilion early this afternoon. Photographer Nancy Orlowski discovered the harbor seal pup near the jetty situated just south of the pavilion on Ocean Avenue at Ludlow Avenue. The seal’s ...

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Decades Rewind transports their audience to the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s!! RED BANK, N.J.- Returning to the Count Basie Theatre, Friday, March 9th, 2018 Decades Rewind, the national touring concert, dance party and theatrical performance all wrapped up in one blockbuster, high energy show, ...

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TAPintoTravels is here to promote travel whether it is for work or pleasure.  Most of our reporting is fun and helpful.  However on rare occasions, we do have to report on heart breaking stories.  It is always hardest when it involves men with families that have been lost at sea.  Please consider ...

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TAPintoTravels — All eyes will be on everyone’s favorite groundhog today, but it was a baby seal that stole the spotlight yesterday at the Belmar marina. During the morning of February 1, borough public works employees were working at the marina’s boat ramp when they noticed the gray pup sitting ...

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TAPintoTravels — A tetrad of billowy sea creatures smiling down on Belmar’s beachfront graces this year’s cover of the Visit Monmouth travel guide. The "splashy" scene was snapped by photographer Nancy Orlowski at last October’s Belmar Kite Festival, sponsored by the Belmar Business Partnership ...

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TOMS RIVER - The Ocean County Board of Freeholders are strongly opposed to a Trump administration plan to expand offshore oil and gas drilling to the waters of nearly every coastal state in the nation.. The proposal by the Trump Administration includes 47 potential lease sales in 25 of the 26 ...

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TOMS RIVER - The Ocean County Board of Freeholders are strongly opposed to a Trump administration plan to expand offshore oil and gas drilling to the waters of nearly every coastal state in the nation.. The proposal by the Trump Administration includes 47 potential lease sales in 25 of the 26 ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Completion of the dredging of the Shark River channels situated off the Belmar Marina will bring the start of another dredging project at the entrance of the Shark River Inlet. Since early September, the N.J. Department of Transportation (DOT) has been removing 102,000 cubic yards ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Looking for a holiday gift for a beach-goer? Seasonal beach badges for 2018 can be purchased from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Belmar Municipal Building, 601 Main Street. Cost is $55, $15 for seniors over age 62, and $15 for individuals with disabilities. Cash, ...

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PATERSON, NJ - When Kerry Rivera passed away earlier this year following an off-duty accident his brothers and sisters in the Paterson Fire Department immediately launched an efforts to provide whatever support they could to Rivera’s surviving wife and three children. “In firefighting, perhaps ...

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BELMAR, NJ — In a push to promote “shop local,” Belmar once again is sponsoring its annual Beach Badge Giveaway this holiday season. Here’s how it works: Participants who submit the most receipts from the largest number of different Belmar businesses will receive free 2018 season beach badges.

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - New Brunswick native and legendary boxer Jorge “King” Diaz has certainly had his ups and downs over the years, and in some ways, he’s epitomized the rags to riches story. Jorge was born in New Brunswick and throughout his youth, moved around to Puerto Rico, Franklin Township ...

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In addition to casting votes in statewide, county and local elections on November 7, Garden State voters will also be asked three public questions. The first two are statewide questions focusing on how to spend the public’s money: Whether to increase financial support to New Jersey public ...

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  Avellino Productions Presents JOE PISCOPO in “Joey Benefit” Let’s Make a Movie With Joe and Friends A Magical Evening of Entertainment COLTS NECK, NJ: On Saturday, November 4th it’s ‘Lights! Camera! Action!!’ as many Colts Neck Family and Friends will arrive to the magnificent ...

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Editor’s Note: Belmar Mayor Matthew Doherty takes a look at the borough’s response and recovery — and lessons learned — five years after Superstorm Sandy left a path of unprecedented destruction along the Jersey Shore. BELMAR, NJ — Sandy struck the Jersey Shore on October 29, 2012, with an ...

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SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - In January, it was reported that the owner and developer of three distinctive properties in Stafford and LBI was planning to erect a 105 room Victorian style hotel at the former site of the Quarter Deck Inn at the entrance to Long Beach Island in Ship Bottom.   The plans were ...

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HIGHLANDS, NJ — While it’s been three weeks since great whites Finn and Amagansett have surfaced long enough to allow for them to be tracked, another tagged shark has entered the waters off the coast of New Jersey. Bruin, a young male, has been “pinged” about 30 miles off Highlands, traveling ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Despite a swimming ban on Belmar beaches triggered by dangerous rip currents, 35 persons were pulled this weekend from the rough surf by first responders, according to authorities. Although there were no serious injuries reported, ocean rescues on September 23 and 24 kept the ...

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  SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. --  Chowderfest Weekend is almost here!  This iconic event has extended the summer season to keep the party rolling a few weeks longer. Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members have prepared a memorable weekend to kick off fall by pulling out all the stops for a ...

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STAFFORD AND LONG BEACH ISLAND - Tropical Storm Jose is excpected to have an impact on the Stafford-LBI area.  Jose formed halfway between Africa and the Caribbean the day after Labor Day. The storm has been hanging around the mid-Atlantic, weakened, and then strengthened again. Now two weeks ...

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