$500 million plan for mall

Eatontown — On Wednesday, Kushner Companies, owner of the Monmouth Mall, announced plans for a $500 million redevelopment of the property – the largest single private investment in Eatontown’s history. Kushner aims to transform the mall into Monmouth Town Center, a state-of-the-art retail, dining and entertainment destination with a revamped tenant mix, a hotel, a residential component and an outdoor plaza, along with biker- and pedestrian-friendly greenspaces and streetscape.

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Spartans slay Dragons 71-50

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr
On Saturday afternoon the Dragons of Brick were in Ocean Township for a nondivisional Shore Conference boys  basketball game. The Spartans defeated the Dragons 71-50 while playing one of their best overall games of the season. Read More >>

Enjoy Feeling “Inside Out” at the Long Branch Public Library

When 11-year-old Riley moves to a new city, her Emotions team up to help her through the transition. Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness work together,

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Frank J. Pallone Sr. passes away

Frank J. Pallone of Long Branch, passed away Sunday, February 7th, surrounded by his family at the Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch.

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Ocean Chamber of Commerce Planning Expo 2016

Businesses looking for months of promotion and branding aligning with the Greater Ocean Township Chamber of Commerce (GOTCC), are now able to register as a sponsor of the GOTCC’s annual Business & Consumer Expo.

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Library kicks off centennial with look at who built it

By Coleen Burnett
The famous industrialist Andrew Carnegie gave away most of his fortune by the time he died in 1919. Because he believed in the power of knowledge, a portion of that philanthropy went towards the founding of 2,509 libraries worldwide — 1,679 of them in the United States — in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Did you know that one of them is the Long Branch Free Public Library, located at 328 Broadway?

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Oceanport police: fake IRS scam being reported

Oceanport — The Oceanport Police Department has received reports related to a telephone scam in which the caller purports to be an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) representative. Police warn residents to be careful if they get such a call.

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Monmouth Mall has big plans

By Coleen Burnett
Eatontown — 2016 will be a year of changes in Eatontown. The month of February contains events on the docket that are guaranteed to change the physical look of the borough in the years to come.
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BOE Meeting Around Monmouth Beach

By Teja Anderson
The January Monmouth Beach Board of Education meeting was called to order at 7:40 p.m. and began with a special presentation to honor outgoing BOE President and member Dr. Brian McAndrew.

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WLB to use county dispatch

By Neil Schulman
West Long Branch — The Borough Council has voted to use the Monmouth County dispatch service for local police, rather than keeping dispatchers in the West Long Branch Police Department headquarters.
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