LB Mayor: I understand MTOTSA on tax abatements

By Neil Schulman

Long Branch — The new administration will continue to grant tax abatements for developments in the Marine Terrace, Ocean Terrace and Seaview Avenue neighborhoods. Read More >>

Sterns Trailer powers past RKE Athletic 131-119

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr

Tuesday of last week Sterns Trailer beat RKE Athletic 131-119 in Jersey Shore Basketball League action. The games are played at St. Rose High School in Belmar and feature Division 1 and professional basketball players. Read More >>

Rock ‘n Roll Royalty Rocks Monmouth Beach

“Who are you? I really want to know.” Roger Harry Daltrey brought his band of brothers to Monmouth Beach last week to help celebrate Lori and Steve Silverman’s summer extravaganza. Read More >>

Bipartisan bill to warn against phone scams

Assemblywoman Amy Handlin and Senator Vin Gopal, in a bipartisan effort, have introduced legislation to combat scams and protect residents. Read More >>

38 graduate city’s lifeguard academy

By Neil Schulman

Long Branch — On Wednesday, Long Branch welcomed 38 graduates of the City of Long Branch Ocean Rescue Surf Lifesaving Academy, who had proven they had what it takes to become lifeguards. Read More >>

Public Works News Paper Shredding Day; City teams-up with Recycle Coach

Long Branch — The city Department of Public Works has announced a Paper Shredding Day, for city residents only, will be held Sat., Aug. 4, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., or until the truck holding the shredded documents is full. Read More >>

Attempted armed robbery in Ocean

A township man has been accused of attempted armed robbery and drug possession following an incident on June 30.

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Man is accused of car burglaries

Ocean Township — A Neptune man has been accused of attempted car burglaries, after surveillance systems and a “find my iPad” app helped lead police to him. Read More >>

Excessive vans and trucks cause concerns

By Neil Schulman

West Long Branch — Several quality of life concerns, from an excess of trucks and vans on residential streets, to bamboo intruding onto neighbor’s lawns, were discussed at the June 20 Borough Council meeting. Read More >>

Pallone takes office July 1

By Neil Schulman
Long Branch — John Pallone will be sworn in as Mayor of Long Branch, along with a new City Council slate, on July 1, 2:30 p.m. at City Hall.
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