Fishing, camp and concerts in WLB this summer

West Long Branch — The West Long Branch Recreation Commission always offers something for everyone and this year is no exception. Read More >>

Brookdale graduates 2,069

More than 2,000 students graduated from Brookdale Community College on May 15 during the college’s 45th annual commencement ceremony on the Lincroft campus. Read More >>

Sunset Avenue Bridge pile driving begins

Ocean Township — The project to replace the Sunset Avenue Bridge (O-10) over Deal Lake between Ocean Township and Asbury Park will be taking a significant step forward in the coming weeks. Read More >>

Memorial Day ceremonies

Local communities will remember those who paid the ultimate price for our country on Monday. The following local events have been planned: Read More >>

Challenged Youth Sports allows special needs kids to ‘play ball’

Challenged Youth Sports (CYS), based in Middletown’s Lincroft section, is an all-volunteer organization offering programs for children with disabilities in seven athletic disciplines: baseball, soccer, basketball, flag football, tennis, golf and dance exercise.
The programs offer a chance for kids to participate in sports otherwise beyond their reach. On Friday, the Club heard an inspiring presentation from Paul Hooker, founder of CYS. Read More >>

Survey says residents want borough hall in downtown

By Neil Schulman
Oceanport — The majority of residents who answered a survey say that they would like the next borough hall to be built in Oceanport Plaza. However, officials still have some concerns. Read More >>

Long Branch restaurant owner convicted of drug & weapons offenses

FREEHOLD – A Long Branch restaurant owner was convicted on 91 counts involving the sale of drugs and weapons, announced Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Read More >>

Around Monmouth Beach

By Teja Anderson Thirty-two of MB School’s talented youngsters performed two sold-out shows of Roald Dahl’s Musical “Willy Wonka Jr.” based on his most famous work, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” in the cafegymtorium last weekend. Read More >>

New boardwalk coming

By Neil Schulman
Long Branch — The city has awarded a $14.4 million contract to George Harms Construction Co. to rebuild the boardwalk from Brighton Avenue to Morris Avenue. Officials said work is expected to start in June, and be “substantially complete” by Memorial Day of 2016. Read More >>

Police seek gas station robbery suspect

Ocean Township — Police are seeking information on a suspect in a robberty of a gas station.