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.

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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.

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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.


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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.
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