Hometown Heroes Banner Program

The City of Long Branch is launching the HOMETOWN HEROES BANNER PROGRAM to honor United States military veterans who presently or formerly resided in Long Branch. Beginning January 15, 2022, veterans can be nominated for recognition. Read More >>

Natural Wonders, The Art of Kira Yustak

An interesting look inside the mind of artist Kira Yustak, who has her artwork displayed at the Long Branch Arts and Cultural Center. Because of COVID restrictions you now have the chance to see a video of her amazing  paintings and an interview with the artist here. Read More >>

Financial Restrictions Lifted for Brookdale Students

Brookdale Community College announced today that over 1,600 students received debt relief due to the American Rescue Plan’s Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF).


New Responsibilities in the Senate

By Vin Gopal – As the 219th New Jersey Legislature gets underway I look forward to new responsibilities in the State Senate, but the mission of making Monmouth County and NJ safer and more affordable for families, seniors, taxpayers, and small businesses remains the same. Read More >>

Rita Cittadino of Gingerbread House passes

So sorry to report that Rita Cittadino passed away on Monday. If you took your child (or attended) The Gingerbread House in WLB you will have fond memories of Rita. There is no obituary now for Rita but our hearts go out to her family and to her sister and best friend Miss RoRo. Read More >>

Daniel B. Schumann, age 86 of Ocean Twp passes

Daniel B. Schumann, age 86 of Ocean Twp. died on January 10, 2022 at JSMC Neptune. Born in Neptune, he spent most of his life in Wayside, except for a brief tour of the world, courtesy of the US Navy. The last 20 years were spent with his wife Laurlee in Ocean. Read More >>

Peter Francis Bova, 97 passes

Peter Francis Bova, 97 died peacefully in his sleep on January 8, 2022 at Monmouth Medical Center. Born in Long Branch on June 8, 1924 to Vincenzio and Beatrice Bova he was one of seven children and the youngest of five brothers all of whom served in World War II. Peter courageously served as a Medic in the U.S.Army’s 1st Infantry Division. Read More >>

Anthony ‘Tony’ Falvo of Long Branch passes

Anthony “Tony” Falvo of Long Branch passed away peacefully at the age of 90 on Friday, January 14th, at home surrounded by his family. Read More >>

Lancers pin Spartans 42-36

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr. – January 12, 2022
On Wednesday night the Spartans of Ocean Township hosted the Lancers of St. John Vianney in a wrestling match of the A Central division of the Shore Conference. Read More >>