35 years for man stabbing of 16-year-old Madison Wells, Long Branch

FREEHOLD – The ex-boyfriend of 16-year-old Madison Wells was sentenced to 35 years in prison for fatally stabbing her in Long Branch and trying to escape from police custody, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Read More >>

Helping People Manage Their Lives Safely

By Vin Gopal, Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey

We have been busy working with our Assembly and Senate committees in Trenton to create legislation and programs that enable residents to go about their daily activities safely. Read More >>

Investigators seeking info on home invasion on Willow Avenue, Long Branch

Investigators are seeking assistance from the public for a home invasion robbery probe involving four subjects, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Read More >>

Peddler Bike Shop gets a makeover – it’s business as usual

Mike Shiavo, owner of the Peddler Bike Shop in Long Branch has something for everyone including outer gear and electric bikes. The building has been given a makeover, but be sure The Peddler isn’t going anywhere.



Jackson Woods feeling the love

Saturday, October 17, turned out to be the perfect day for a Jackson Woods Cleanup effort. Many thanks to the 30 or so people who showed up and worked tirelessly to clean up invasive species choking trees and native plants. Read More >>

Shore scores five touchdowns in victory

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr
October 17, 2020
The Blue Devils of Shore Regional hosted and shutout the Red Raiders of Keyport 35-0 on Saturday afternoon in a Shore Conference football game. Devils improve to 2-1 on the short six game season while Keyport drops to 0-3. Read More >>

Lions hold LB scoreless

By Walter O’Neill

It was a lousy Friday night with wind, colder temps and rain that was off and on. It was also a crummy night for Long Branch High School football fans as the Green Wave were held scoreless for the second consecutive week. Read More >>