Belmar’s L Street Beach along Shark River Remains Closed for Fifth Day

August 17, 2018

Updated August 17, 2018, as of 6:45 a.m.

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar’s L Street beach remains closed for a fifth day by state environmental protection officials who continue to monitor bacteria levels found in water samples.

The concentration of fecal bacteria did not meet state standards based on N.J. Department of Environmental testing performed on August 15 in the Shark River waters ...

High Bacteria Levels Keeps Belmar’s L Street Beach along Shark River Closed

BELMAR, NJ —Belmar’s L Street beach remains closed as higher-than-acceptable bacteria levels were found in water samples tested by state environmental officials.

The concentration of fecal bacteria exceeded state standards for the second consecutive day on August 14, keeping the beach along the Shark River closed until the level decreases to an acceptable level, according to the ...

Branson, MO: Country Fun in the Ozarks

BRANSON, MO — Live shows, water sports, Silver Dollar City amusement park — Branson, Missouri, in the Ozarks has it all. Here’s what to know before you go:

Table Rock Lake

This man-made lake is the area’s biggest attraction, with 800 miles of shoreline. Its cold, clear water is perfect for fishing, boating and swimming. 

Showboat Branson Belle offers ...

Belmar’s Downtown Gets Ready for First-Ever Sidewalk Sale on August 25

Preparations under way for one of the summer's biggest shopping days in Belmar

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar’s downtown shopping district will be abuzz with a bonanza of bargains during its first-ever Sidewalk Sale on Saturday, August 25.

Sponsored by the Belmar Business Partnership (BBP), the daylong event will begin at 11 a.m. with a plenitude of shops, eateries and businesses ...

First Ever Paterson Poetry Fesitval Coming in October

PATERSON, NJ- Pointing to cities like Austin, New York, and San Francisco that have made building vibrant arts scenes over the years a key element of their success, local poet and educator Talena Lachelle Queen has announced the first ever Paterson Poetry Festival will be held on Saturday, October 6.

Queen, who was named Paterson’s first Poet Laureate earlier this year, told TAPinto ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to Do in Morristown This Weekend; Aug. 3 - 5

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Summer is flying by! Time to take in a kids program, walking tour, music and much more this weekend in Morristown.


Friday August 3

Tyke Time; Urban Farm (31 Hazel Street); 10am - 11am

Painting to Music; Morris County Library; 2pm - 3pm

Friday Films: Kong: Skull Island (PG-13); Morris County Library; 2pm - 5pm

Banshee Bash at Cambridge Wines; ...

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