Thanksgiving miracle at St. Michael’s

Long Branch – The parishioners of St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church in West End found out early Tuesday morning that pastor Father Daniel Gowen had left the parish. Read More >>

Monmouth Beach LAMB Vendor Night

By Teja Anderson – With both rooms at the MB Cultural Center filled with 22 vendors and crafts people selling their wares last Thursday night as a fundraiser for the Ladies’ Auxiliary of MB, shoppers turned out in droves to buy early Christmas presents for their loved ones – or themselves if the mood struck them.


Veteran’s Day in MB

By Teja Anderson – Although the ground was a little damp from the night before, the sun shone down on our veterans as they gathered by the Honor Roll in front of the Wells Fargo bank on Beach Road early Wednesday morning to place the commemorative wreath.


WLB Lions Club poster contest winner named

West Long Branch — Alyssa Reis, an eighth grader at the Frank Antonides School in West long Branch has won first place in this year’s annual peace poster contest. Second place was awarded to Keiran O’Connell, a sixth grader.

Too much to do? Call Errand Girl

While running around doing her own errands, Danielle Travis realized that there must be many people out there who could use help. “I’m out here already,” Danielle said. “Why not do other people’s  chores while I am.”


Attic Treasures and Bake Sale helps ministries

West Long Branch — The Food Pantry & Community Clothes Closet of the Lutheran Church of the Reformation will host an Attic Treasures & Bake Sale at 992 Broadway with all proceeds going toward the building expansion fund for the these ministries. Read More >>

A Toast to Children’s Health

Long Branch — More than 225 supporters recently joined The Unterberg Children’s Hospital Leadership Council and Monmouth Medical Center Foundation to celebrate the second annual “A Toast to Children’s Health” wine-tasting event, benefiting nearly 22,000 pediatric patients from the community who are treated at The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center.

Run remembers Lt. killed in action 10 years ago

The 10th Annual  Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski II Memorial 3.5 Mile Run/2 Mile Walk was held on Nov. 8 at Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, shortly before the anniversary of Zilinski’s death. Read More >>

Spartan Gindi captures state sectional cross country title

By Skip Pierce
Ocean’s Elliot Gindi claimed his second individual crown of the cross country season, besting all runners at the NJSIAA CJ Group 3 State Sectional Championship held at Thompson Park in Jamesburg.


Frankie McDonough leads Shore over Haddon

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr
Frankie McDonough is one of the “Fab Five” on the Blue Devils varsity soccer team. Those five players are all freshman with bright futures for Shore Regional High School.