Five seek three seats on Long Branch Board of Education

By Neil Schulman
Long Branch — The five candidates seeking the three seats on the Long Branch Board of Education agree that board members should work together for the benefit of the children. But each argues that they can bring a set of skills and experience to the table to help do that. Read More >>

Theater review: A family seeking in Angels and Ministers of Grace

By Madeline Schulman

Another new production at New Jersey Repertory, Angels and Ministers of Grace, by Elaine Smith, brings another onstage kitchen (ingeniously designed by Jessica Parks). The latest kitchen is in a farmhouse in rural Northeast Florida, and it is not as nice-looking as the cozily retro setup of the previous production, Dinner With the Boys. The appliances look several decades old. The stove would fit in the World War II era kitchen of The Housewives of Mannheim. Read More >>

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Unbeaten Red Bank Catholic hands Manalapan first loss

By Jim Hintelmann
Photos by Jack Flaherty
Red Bank – Barring some shocking upset, there will be no controversy about who the No. 1 football team in the Shore will be this season. Unbeaten Red Bank Catholic saw to that with an awesome performance in a 35-7 rout of previously unbeaten Manalapan Friday night before a standing room only crowd at Count Basie field. Read More >>

McDonough sisters and Bonner lead Devils over Caseys at Count Basie Park

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr
Jack Flaherty photos

Sometimes that monkey or target on your back can just get too heavy. Red Bank Catholic girls’ soccer team started the season with the top ranking in the Shore Conference. All preseason picks are based on the previous year, and the Caseys won the 2013 Shore Conference Tournament and finished with a 17-2-3 overall record. Read More >>

Willis runs over Matawan

By Skip Pierce
Dahmiere Willis has done it again, posting his sixth consecutive 200+ yard game. However, in this 40 -28 road victory over the Matawan Huskies, Willis picked up 370 yards, nearly twice the 200-yard gold standard.  Could this be a Wave record?  Not being a historian I cannot answer that question. Read More >>

Brocklebank honored for 50 years as firefighter

Photo by Teja Anderson

Oceanport — On Monday, October 20, The Port-Au-Peck Fire Company held its 37th annual “Old Timers” night at firehouse on Myrtle Avenue. Read More >>

Gregory School experiment destroyed in rocket explosion

Long Branch — An experiment created by students at Gregory Elementary School which was supposed to be tested on the International Space Station was destroyed Tuesday when the rocket taking it up to space exploded. Read More >>

$30 M for Sandy repairs; no eminent domain use

By Neil Schulman
Long Branch — Council has introduced a bond ordinance for $30,400,000 to finance numerous projects to repair damage caused by Superstorm Sandy. Read More >>