City mourns four deaths in murder suicide

By Patty Booth O’Neill
Long Branch — It was a senseless act that has city employees and many others asking “why?” Some are wondering what could have been done to stop it and why they didn’t see the signs.


2015 High School Football Division

Following are the 2015 Shore Conference football division. This is not a prediction of finish, teams were randomly placed. Read More >>

Opening week of football

Here is the opening week of the Shore Conference football games. Read More >>

Patterson man arrested, $180,000 cash bais set

On August 24th, 2015 the Street Crimes Unit, consisting of Detectives Joseph Spitale, Richard O’Brien and Nick Romano, conducted a motor vehicle stop in conjunction with an ongoing narcotics investigation.


Brian Kirk & The Jirks At Pier Village

Thursday night was a big hit being the last summer show in Pier Village. About two thousand people showed up to watch the antics and musical talents of Brian Kirk and the Jerks.


Theater review: Everybody wants a part of Nobody’s Girl

By Neil Schulman

Long Branch — Nobody’s Girl, the latest offering by NJ Rep, is simultaneously intense and intensely funny. It opens in a fancy hotel room, where a man in a suit, Anthony (played by Jacob Ware), appears nervous as there’s a knock on the door. He checks his teeth in the mirror – and then his zipper. Read More >>

West End Car Show and concerts wow fans

By Patty Booth O’Neill

Long Branch — West End Cruise Night is a big event in the city and eagerly anticipated by young and old from near and far. Read More >>

City honors champion life guards

For the second year in a row, the Long Branch Women’s Lifeguard team took the National Park Service Division II championships, held recently at Sandy Hook. Read More >>

Art Alliance, JBJ Soul Kitchen team up to end hunger

Red Bank — Every bowl feeds a soul. A joint fundraiser will be held in the garden of Soul Kitchen on Sunday, August 30, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 207 Monmouth Street, to raise awareness in the fight to end hunger and support the missions of Soul Kitchen and The Art Alliance in building community partnerships. Read More >>

Groups call to double Shore Protection Fund to $50M

By Neil Schulman
Sea Bright — New Jersey’s beachfronts face many environmental threats in the coming years and decades, from erosion to rising sea levels to major storms like Hurricane Sandy — and advocates fear the state isn’t putting enough money aside in its Shore Protection Fund to cover the costs.