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Two students named 2017-18 Gilman Scholars

Middletown — Two Brookdale Community College students will receive a combined $8,500 to study abroad this spring after being selected as recipients of the 2017-18 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

West Long Branch Council Briefs No knock ordinance getting slight tweaks

By Neil Schulman West Long Branch — The borough’s “no knock” ordinance is getting a few minor tweaks before it becomes law. The West Long Branch Borough Council was scheduled to vote on the ordinance, which allows residents to be … Continue reading

LB Citizen Police Academy alumni top 180

By Neil Schulman Long Branch — In 2015 the Long Branch Police Department held its first Citizens Police Academy. Fourteen city residents learned about the workings of the police department.

LADACIN Exec. Director honored with Athena Award

Ocean Township — LADACIN Network’s Executive Director Patricia Carlesimo was honored with the Athena Award on November 3 by the Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce. Created in 1982, the Athena Award is an international award that celebrates the potential of … Continue reading

Why a 19th century undertaker matters to net neutrality

Random Thoughts By Neil Schulman Net neutrality is once again in the news, and there’s a big problem discussing it: nobody understands net neutrality. It’s important, but it’s also complex and confusing.

Fishing tournament winners named

Long Branch — The City of Long Branch held the Second Annual Fishing Tournament, sponsored by the City of Long Branch, Greater Long Branch Chamber of Commerce and Giglio’s Bait and Tackle (1123 Ocean Avenue, Sea Bright).

New playground milestone for city parks

By Neil Schulman Long Branch — Soon, all the municipal playgrounds in the city will have at least some handicap-accessible equipment.

Church of the Presidents Museum community event and lighting

Long Branch — The Church of the Presidents Museum is celebrating the season and invites the public to join them on Saturday, December 9 for a day of free family fun at a special community event.

Monmouth Civic Chorus provides carolers to the community

The award-winning Monmouth Civic Chorus is sending its singers on the road to brighten your holidays with seasonal music.

Brookdale student selected as MTVU VJ

Middletown — Following open auditions held at colleges and universities across the country, MTVU has selected Brookdale Community College student and Manalapan resident Sophia Parola as its next on-air VJ.