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Belmar Considers Tossing Straws, Foam Containers into Plastic Bag Ban

September 18, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — While Belmar businesses have until mid-May to replace plastic bags with more eco-friendly options, borough officials are considering whether to throw plastic straws and plastic foam containers into the mix.

During its effort this winter to ensure merchants are prepared for the upcoming ban on single-use plastic bags, the borough will also take the business community’s ...

Belmar Prepares for Backhand Punch of Hurricane Florence

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — As Hurricane Florence continues to churn closer to the Southeast coast, Belmar is preparing for high winds, rough surf and dangerous rip currents the massive storm is expected to bring to the Jersey Shore later this week.

Department of Public Works employees were out along the 1.3-mile beachfront Tuesday, September 11, moving beach lockers to Schroeder Park at ...

Lifeguard Locations for Bathers After Labor Day on LBI

LONG BEACH ISLAND - The Labor Day holiday weekend is now behind us. Many are wondering which beaches will have lifeguards.  September can be a very dangerous month in the surf considering we are entering the height of the hurricane season.

Here is the list of guarded beaches and dates on Long Beach Island beginning Tuesday, September 4.

Barnegat Light:  Only the 22nd Street ...

Autism Beach Bash to Draw Thousands to Belmar Oceanfront on September 9

BELMAR NJ — Some 7,500 people are expected to gather on Belmar’s Seventh Avenue beach on Sunday, September 9 for the 14th Annual Autism Beach Bash hosted by Autism Family Services of New Jersey.

Billed as the largest gathering of its kind in New Jersey for individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their families, the free event will feature a wide array of activities, ...

Fallen Heroes 5K Memorial Run on September 8 to Remember Lives Lost in 9/11

LAKE COMO, NJ —The 16th Annual Fallen Heroes 5K Memorial Run — to remember those who lost their lives on September 11, 2011 —will be held on Saturday, September 8 along the banks of Lake Como.

Presented by the New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association (NJFMBA), the race will benefit Rebuilding Warriors, a nonprofit group that trains and donates service dogs to ...

The Doo Wop Hit Parade Coming to Stafford Township Arts Center's Ocean First Theatre Friday, September 14

STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Arts Center Ocean First Theatre is presenting the Doo Wop Hit Parade featuring Larry Chance & The Earls, Mello-Kings and RB Express on Friday,September 14 at 7 p.m.

Stand up and get ready to dance the night away at the Doo Wop Hit Parade! Opening the night will be STAC's favorite Doo Wop band RB Express.

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