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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 ...

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

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 after it reportedly struck the Barnegat Inlet jetty. After leaving from the Barnegat ...

Belmar Lifeguards Test Ocean Waters with Lifesaving Drone

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar’s 10th Avenue beach became a proving ground yesterday for a new lifesaving tool — a drone.

And a handful of Belmar’s lifeguards got their chance to pilot the high-technology device during a hands-on demonstration, led by Hugh Roarty of Rutgers University's Center of Ocean Observing Leadership. The award-winning ocean engineer developed the ...

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