Jersey Shore Travel Update: Belmar Takes First Step to Toss Plastic Bags from Use

May 3, 2018

Belmar businesses will need to toss those plastic bags and find a more environmentally friendly way for customers to carry out their purchases.

Under a proposed measure introduced on May 1 by the local borough council, these businesses would have until May 1, 2019 to find that new alternative.

If the ordinance is adopted, Belmar would join a handful of municipalities in the state to ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – During World War I, residents of New York City’s East Side began holding informal gatherings in the streets to honor people from their neighborhoods who were serving the Armed Forces. One hundred years later, “block parties” have become a favorite festive way for neighbors to strengthen their bonds and enhance their sense of belonging.

That fact is not ...

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