Roadwork Hits Roadblocks

By Patty Booth O’Neill

Long Branch — The whole thing started with a bump in the road, and along the way they hit a few more, literally and figuratively. Read More >>

Team Rio makes history in the JSBL

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr

For the first time in the 48-year history of the Jersey Shore Basketball League a team consisting of exclusively high school all-stars played a game against a JSBL squad. Read More >>

Long Branch lifeguards excel at championships

By Skip Pierce, Photos by S. Weiner

The Long Branch Women’s Lifeguard team won three of the six events outright and finished no worse than third in any event at the fifth annual Monmouth County All-Women’s Lifeguard Tournament.


Park work delayed so more options can be proposed

By Neil Schulman

Oceanport — The Parks and Recreation Committee has been asked to go back to the drawing board on plans to fix up Evergreen Park.

Peaceful Evergreen Park set off the beaten path, has parts that are in dire need of repair.


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 >>