Tony Perri, Sam Nativo, Michael Bienz receive Libutti Award

By Patty Booth O’Neill
Friday was a big day for Long Branch, the Chamber of Commerce and recipients of the Louis G. Libutti Award. The gala, held at the Ocean Place, was attended by over 200 guests. Read More >>

NASCAR saves Harriet Hill’s life

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr
On Sunday afternoon, March 1, Harriet Hill was sitting in her living room at 8 Wyckoff Road, Eatontown, watching her favorite TV show. “I had the NASCAR race on from Atlanta, I’m a big NASCAR fan,” said Hill, 90, who has lived in that house for over 60 years. Read More >>

Fresh and Fruity Dip takes the healthy snack medal

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr
Ocean Township — The winning healthy snack was a fresh and fruity dip with pita chips. It was created by Carli Colfer, a fifth-grade student from the Ocean Township Intermediate School. Read More >>

O’Neills, AKA students to be inducted into National Karate Hall of Fame

Patricia Booth-O’Neill and Walter J. O’Neill, Jr, were informed by Pat Hickey, President of the USA Karate Federation that they will be inducted into the National Hall of Fame. Read More >>

Habel, former Wall Superintendent found guilty

(FREEHOLD) A Monmouth County jury delivered a guilty verdict for the former superintendent of schools in Wall Township including the most serious charge filed against him of official misconduct, announced Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Read More >>

Long Branch bank held up at gunpoint

On Friday morning, March 6, a man walked into Kearny Bank in Ursula Plaza, 444 Ocean Blvd, North Long Branch, wielding a gun. Read More >>

Theater Review: L.A. Law stars win their case with The M Spot

By Madeline Schulman

Multi-talented Michael Tucker, who with his beautiful wife Jill Eikenberry played married lawyers on the hit TV show L.A. Law, has written an entertaining and thought provoking play, The M Spot, which once more displays them as a married couple. Read More >>

Monmouth Teen Arts Festival 2015: Art of the Street

The annual Monmouth Teen Arts Festival, produced by Monmouth Arts in Red Bank, brings teen visual and performing arts students together in celebration of the arts, to receive critical feedback on student work over two days of scheduled workshops, evaluations, exhibitions and performances.  Exhibitions and performances will showcase the creative talent and ambition of the teens.  Disciplines include:Visual Art, Video, Creative Writing, Vocal, Instrumental, Jazz, Dance and Theater.
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School building sold for $2.25M; Theater coming to West End

By Neil Schulman

Long Branch — The West End School building has been sold to the New Jersey Repertory Company, which plans to build a 225-250 seat theater, hold acting and playwright workshops, exhibit photos and paintings, and do many other things to expand the arts in Long Branch. Read More >>

Four LBPD officers to be promoted

Congratulations to four Long Branch Police officers who will be promoted on April 2, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. Read More >>