Author Archives: linknews

Three options, all with some issues, for new schools

By Neil Schulman Oceanport — The Oceanport Board of Education looked at eight options for replacing or renovating its school buildings last week, and left with three, one of which wasn’t listed as a choice.    

Chicken ordinance pros and cons flutter around, some cry fowl

By Coleen Burnett Eatontown — A hot-button issue continued at the Eatontown Council meeting May 10 — the so-called “chicken ordinance” was front and center once again. Currently no chickens are allowed in the borough.  Some residents received notices last … Continue reading

Herrington Joins Urban Coast Institute as Associate Director

WEST LONG BRANCH – Dr. Thomas Herrington has been appointed as the first associate director of the Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute (UCI). The hire reflects the UCI’s continued growth and Monmouth’s commitment as the “Coastal University” to expand its … Continue reading

Students learn about Elberon

By Neil Schulman Long Branch — While the George L. Catrambone School is located in Elberon, many of the students are unfamiliar with the neighborhood. On Friday, teachers took time to correct that with a day around the neighborhood.

‘Presidents at the Jersey Shore’ special viewing

The Long Branch Historical Association will hold a Road Trip Meeting to the Eden Woolley House, 703 Deal Road, Ocean, for a special viewing for the Presidents at the Monmouth County Shore exhibit on Wed., May 31, 7 p.m.

MMC names Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Long Branch — Monmouth Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has named Alieu Nyassi Director of Diversity and Inclusion. In this role, Nyassi will work to develop programs that further support Monmouth Medical Center’s mission of diversity, inclusion and cultural … Continue reading

Ocean Community Pool Opens May 27

OCEAN TOWNSHIP – The Ocean Community Pool, 615 West Park Ave., will open for the season on Saturday, May 27. Municipal pool complex features 3 pools, picnic areas and more.

RBR inducts six into Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame

On Friday, April 28, Red Bank Regional High School (RBR) inducted six alumni into its Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame. The event was sponsored and organized by the BUC Backer Foundation under the Co-chairs Judy Noglows and Teresa Jahns Hottmann.

Brookdale graduates 2,162

More than 2,000 students graduated from Brookdale Community College on May 12 during the college’s 47th annual commencement ceremonies on the Lincroft campus. A total of 2,162 students from 21 different countries earned associate degrees from the college, with diplomas … Continue reading

Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 2 Marvel’s groovy space comedy is a big, dumb, beautiful blast

By Zach Berman Everyone who grew up in the 60’s or early 70’s remembers where they first saw Star Wars. Until 1976, space operas were unheard of, and were soon deemed revolutionary after George Lucas took the world back to … Continue reading