The plight and promise of the Raritan River

Middletown — The documentary Rescuing the Raritan River will be presented at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct., 22 at Brookdale Community College, on how the river became so polluted. Greg Remaud, director of the NY-NJ Riverkeeper organization, will report on the decades-old efforts to clean it up. Read More >>

Pre-filled vote by mail ballots being sent by campaigns

Many residents across the state, and in Monmouth County, are receiving pre-filled Vote by Mail applications at their doorsteps or in their mailboxes. Read More >>

How the ‘Wolf at the Door’ came to NJ Rep

By Neil Schulman

Long Branch — New Jersey Repertory Company is known for producing first run plays such as Wolf At The Door, which premieres this week.

Playwright Marisela Treviño Orta and Director Daniel Jáquez spoke with The Link recently about how this play, part of a trilogy based on Latino legends and myths, came to be. Read More >>

Former Mayor Tarantolo to run as write-in candidate

Eatontown — Former Eatontown Mayor Gerry Tarantolo, at the urging of a significant number of Eatontown residents, announced his entry into the Eatontown mayoral race as a write-in candidate following the recent withdrawal of Democrat Patti May, who cited time constraints. Read More >>

Caseys win battle of the undefeated

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr

It was billed as the biggest game of the week featuring two undefeated footballs – the top ranked Caseys of Red Bank Catholic and the number four Green Wave of Long Branch. The game was played Friday night at Count Basie Park in Red Bank. Read More >>

Waiting on developers for Transit Village work

By Neil Schulman

Long Branch — Several developers have been given approvals to work in the Transit Village part of the city, and officials are waiting for work to commence. Read More >>

Jackson leaves E’town for Long Branch City Administrator

By Coleen Burnett

Eatontown — At the September 26th meeting of the Eatontown Council, it was time to say goodbye to an old friend. Read More >>

Wave dominates Spartans 33-0

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr

Friday night the Green Wave football team of Long Branch High School traveled to Ocean Township High School where they faced the Spartans in a Shore Conference Freedom Division game. It was really no contest as Long Branch easily won 33-0. Read More >>

GOTCC golf outing

Golfers who have always wanted to play at the prestigious Hollywood Golf Club in West Deal can now do so in the Greater Ocean Township Chamber of Commerce’s 23 Annual Golf Outing — the Ansell, Grimm & Aaron PC Classic. The outing will take place on Thursday, October 11, with a 12:30 p.m. Shot Gun start. Read More >>

Municipalities band together to protect the coast

Asbury Park — The City of Asbury Park became the sixth New Jersey municipality to be recognized as a Champion of the Coast by the American Littoral Society. The recognition follows Asbury Park’s September 26 adoption of an ordinance banning intentional balloon releases, marking the third action in a series required by the Society to achieve Champion of the Coast status. Read More >>