Long Branch Library announcing upcoming events and programs

Join the Long Branch Police Department in celebrating National Night Out. There will be food, a DJ, dunk tank, rock wall and even touch a truck! The Long Branch Free Public Library will also be in attendance so please come find us! Click on photos for informations


Long Branch council news: cleanup grant called a win for all

By Neil Schulman, Long Branch — The city is getting a grant which will benefit both the Shore House and Jackson Woods Park.


Joe Ferraina throws hat in the ring…again

By Patty Booth O’Neill - There are three people, out of nine, up for re-election  for the Long Branch Board of Education. Read More >>

William F. Larkin, 74, former Mayor of the Township of Ocean passes

William F. Larkin, 74, former Mayor of the Township of Ocean, of Oakhurst and Kissimmee, Florida, passed away suddenly on July 23, 2021. Bill was born in New Brunswick, NJ, and lived most of his life in Ocean Township. Bill graduated from Asbury Park High School and continued his education at Monmouth College, Caldwell College, and Rutgers University School of Governmental Services. Read More >>

Jose Montes Lopez, age 82 of Long Branch passes

Jose Montes Lopez, age 82 of Long Branch died on Friday, July 23, 2021 at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch. He was lovingly known to family and friends as “Pepe”.   Born in Yauco, Puerto Rico, he moved to Long Branch in 1962. Pepe was self-employed as a lifelong laborer and landscaper. Read More >>

Regina E. Maps, 88 of Oceanport passes

Regina E. Maps, 88 of Oceanport died on Tuesday, July 20th at Monmouth Medical Center. Mrs. Maps was born in New York City. She moved to Oceanport at 11 years old and remained there her entire life. She graduated Ann May School of Nursing, Neptune. She took a job at Fitkin Memorial Hospital, where she became the Assistant head nurse and also worked as an RN in the emergency room. Read More >>

‘Civil’ Engagement: Creating Inclusive and Equitable Civic Engagement in the Community

Please join the Long Branch Free Public Library for a presentation with Ed Johnson This session will discuss how society views and defines the practice of Civic Engagement and the community’s role in keeping it “civil”.

National Night Out August 3

Don’t miss National Night Out, Tuesday night at Slocum Park on Broadway. So much to do and see and it’s all free! Read More >>