Former Business Administrator for Knowlton Board of Education Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $70,000 from the School District

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that the former business administrator for the Knowlton Township Board of Education pleaded guilty today to embezzling approximately $70,000 from the school district. Read More >>

Gornik a gentle giant passes away

The Link News offers our deepest sympathy to the family of Patrick Gornik, a young man that was known as a gentle giant. Patrick had been fighting cancer for a year and lost his battle on September 12. Read More >>

Busted tail light and littering leads to prostitution arrests

Ocean Township – Detective Michael Melody was on routine patrol when he noticed a car with a broken tail light. It was 3:35 in the afternoon on September 9, and the car was approaching the Asbury Park traffic circle. Read More >>

Clearwater remembers the legendary Pete Seeger

By Neil Schulman

Long Branch — The theme of the 39th Annual New Jersey Friends of Clearwater’s Clearwater Festival, taking place this Saturday, is “What Would Pete Do?” a tribute to Clearwater founder Pete Seeger.
Ingrid Heldt, Vice President of the group, knows what Pete would do because she spent extensive time with him, becoming friends over the last decade.

No identification on dead man at Monmouth Park

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr

Oceanport – The Link News reported on September 9, that the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the Oceanport Police Department were investigating what appeared to be a murder in the stable area of Monmouth Park Race Track. Read More >>

LB Police finally stop white SUV

On Wednesday afternoon LB Police were involved in a high speed chase pursuing a speeding white SUV throughout Long Branch streets. Many cop cars chased him down Cedar Ave. to Brighton, down different streets and finally stopped him on Bath Ave., in front of Westwood Village.

It is not known at this point why the vehicle was being pursued.

Dead man discovered at Monmouth Park

According to reports the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the Oceanport Police Department are investigating the death of an alleged Hispanic male that was discovered around Barn 31 in the stable area. Read More >>

Gas line repaired in West Long Branch

The gas line leak that was being worked on on Broadway, West Long Branch has been repaired. Kids from the Gingerbread House, which were relocated to WLB Borough Hall, are now back in the preschool. All is well.