Long Branch Police Officer assaulted in line of duty

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr

Just before 2:00 in the morning on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 a city police officer was viciously attacked and knocked unconscious.

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field hockey teams in the Shore Conference

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr
For the past four years the top two field hockey teams in the Shore Conference have been the Blue Devils of Shore Regional and the

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of Rumson-Fair Haven. Read More >>

Blue Bishops upset Blue Devils

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr
Shore Regional High School football team had the longest winning streak in the Shore Conference at 20 games going into the start of the 2016 season. Read More >>

Vasquez nets two as Spartans beat Wave

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr
Ronald Regan was President; the top movie was Ghostbusters and Indiana Jones the Temple of Doom. The most popular TV show was Magnum, P.I. and a new Dodge Ram pickup cost $8,995.00. Read More >>

Rice scores two of four in Ocean win

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr
Friday, September 9, Long Branch girls’ soccer opened their 2016 season hosting the Spartans of Ocean Township in a Shore Conference B North divisional match-up. Read More >>

Walls four TD’s in second half leads to 35-14 win over Ocean

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr
Just one week ago the Spartans were looking good in the 42-7 win over Monmouth Regional in their Shore Conference football opener. Read More >>

Falcons dominate Hornets 28-2

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr
What a difference a week makes. Read More >>

Manasquan vs Long Branch Football

PIERCEBROSPHOTO.SMUGMUG.COM Keith Cooper (4) on the first Wave play of the day went 71 yards for a TD, Elijah Sherian (22) provided the key block.

By Skip Pierce
Typically when a team scores on their very first offensive play a victory and possibly a blowout will follow. Read More >>

Adopt a Pet for the week of Sept. 15-21

Here are some of the animals in our area looking for forever homes: Read More >>

State ballot casino question called bad for Oceanport

By Neil Schulman
Oceanport — Elected officials in the borough are frustrated that central New Jersey, especially Monmouth Park, is being ignored in the battle over whether to allow casinos to be built outside of Atlantic City.
In November, voters will be asked to approve a state Constitutional amendment that allows two casinos outside Atlantic City. Oceanport officials like the idea of casinos, but say that as currently written, it’s bad for the town. Read More >>