WLB announces changes due to Coronavirus

Good Morning, this is Steven Cioffi, Coordinator of Emergency Management for the Borough of West Long Branch.


New Scam Targets Recipients of Federal Stimulus Checks

Legislators warn residents to avoid sharing bank account information via phone, email, or messaging service. Read More >>

COVID-19 update from Congressman Pallone

Dear Neighbors,

Centers for Disease Control now recommends using cloth coverings for your face, like scarfs and bandanas. Click here for more information on how to use a cloth covering. Please remember that cloth face coverings do not replace the need for social distancing and staying at least six feet away from others who are not in your household. Read More >>

Veola Robinson passes at 100

Veola Robinson of Long Branch passed away on March 6, 2020 at the age of 100. Read More >>

New Spartan legacy in Ocean Township Schools

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr

Ocean Township – The mantra for the township school district is Spartan Legacy, and with the pandemic of 2020, that legacy is changing. Read More >>

Ocean Township’s handling of COVID-19 ‘Dodging bullets’


By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr

Ocean Township – “Dodging bullets,” is how Christopher Siciliano, mayor of Ocean Township, puts it. He added that he never imagined that life would be as it is now as a result of the pandemic. Read More >>

June Huhn’s death determined to be a suicide

FREEHOLD – An early morning call reporting an unconscious and bleeding female at a residence on Norwood Avenue in Long Branch has been determined to be a suicide, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Read More >>

Three men charged in shooting of an Eatontown man

FREEHOLD – Three men are facing charges related to the shooting of a 20-year-old Eatontown man last month, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Read More >>

Community reaches out amidst crisis

By Neil Schulman

Oceanport — As the coronavirus crisis continues, groups have reached out the the borough to help it. Read More >>