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Belmar Beachfront Says ‘So Long’ to Summer

September 16, 2018

Although Belmar’s official beach season is over and lifeguards are off duty, a skeleton staff of lifeguards is patrolling the oceanfront in utility vehicles today.

BELMAR, NJ — With a blink of an eye, summer is over.

Although the sun has made a grand return, a week of rainy, dreary weather — and a turbulent surf brought on by storms elsewhere — prompted the borough ...

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 today, September 11, moving beach lockers to Schroeder Park at First ...

Rainy Weekends, Fickle Weather Forecasts Put Damper on Belmar Beach Badge Sales

BELMAR, NJ — The rain just would not stay away this summer, taking a small bite out of Belmar's beach badge sales for this season.

Total beach badges sold slipped by 7,000 to 273,377 over the previous year, resulting in a 2.4 percent decrease in revenue — from nearly $3 million in 2017 to $2.91 million in 2018, according to the borough’s annual beach report ...

Lifeguard Locations for Bathers After Labor Day on LBI

LONG BEACH ISLAND - The Labor Day weekend is upon 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 will have ...

Belmar Parasail: Get on Board for a High-Flying Adventure

BELMAR, NJ — Time is running out to check off a summer activity on your bucket list. And for many, parasailing is one of those “must-do” experiences.

Belmar Parasail offers boat trips from the Belmar Manutti Marina to the beachfront, where passengers are lifted 500 feet above the Atlantic Ocean for a panoramic view of the sweeping shoreline.

“You get a completely ...

Lifeguard Locations for Bathers After Labor Day on LBI

LONG BEACH ISLAND - The Labor Day weekend is upon 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 will have ...

U.S. Coast Guard Rescue in Barnegat Inlet Places Spotlight on Boating Safety

Boaters Urged to Take Steps to Stay Safe on Water during Labor Day Weekend

BARNEGAT LIGHT, NJ — When members of the U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people from their sinking recreational vessel in Barnegat Inlet yesterday, they found the boaters prepared for the emergency.

A Coast Guard boat on August 30 responded to a radio distress call from the boat, which was taking on water ...

Labor Day Weekend's Friday Entertainment Schedule on Long Beach Island and in Stafford Township

LONG BEACH ISLAND – It can't be true.  Labor Day weekend is here.  Chevy Lopez is performing at the Surf City Hotel at 10 p.m. Ted Hammock and the Pickles, a very popular band will be playing at the Sea Shell Tiki Bar from 4- 7 p.m. and at the Terrace Tavern at 9:30 p.m. 

Included below is the complete list of Friday's entertainment options ...

Belmar Lifeguard Rescues Beached Shark and Returns It to Surf on His Board

BELMAR, NJ — Before heading back to college, Belmar lifeguard Tyler Daniskas ended his summer with quite an eventful week.

After he was among a handful of Belmar beach patrol members who got their chance to test a done-assisted lifesaving system along the beachfront on August 22, the next day he helped a small shark who was stranded on the sand get back into the surf. He placed the ...

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