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Suspect wanted in Long Branch attempted murder apprehended

Yesterday, after a 10-day manhunt, officers from the US Marshals Service and Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office arrested fugitive Donovan L. Wesley, 25 of Brick Township. Wesley, who was apprehended in Asbury Park, had been wanted for charges including Attempted Murder … Continue reading

NYT columnist, playwright, discuss income inequality

Long Branch — Last month’s viral New York Times op-ed, “What the Rich Won’t Tell You,” sparked a nationwide debate on the morality of wealth disparity, by exposing how the 1 percent perceives, apologizes for, justifies, (and rarely speaks about) … Continue reading

From sea wall boulders to Kindness Rocks

By Neil Schulman Sea Bright — As children around the borough enjoy an activity with small rocks, residents are being asked to stay away from some of the bigger ones. Two of the topics discussed at Tuesday’s Sea Bright Borough … Continue reading

Long Branch Police Officer assaulted

On October 14th, 2017 at approximately 3:30am, Officer Pat Joyce was off duty in the area of Norwood Avenue and High Street, after leaving a friend’s house nearby.

Ocean Township League of Women Voters sponsoring forum

On Thurs., Oct. 19 from 7 to 9 p.m.  the Township of Ocean League of Women Voters is sponsoring a Candidate Forum for three Board of Education seats.  The incumbents, Joseph Hadden, James Dietrich, and David Marshall are running unopposed.

FCS offering free Medicare Enrollment counseling

Long Branch — Medicare Open Enrollment, the period of time when eligible Medicare beneficiaries can make changes to their health and prescription drug coverage plans without penalty, begins on October 15

Lifeguards made a lot of after hour and after season rescues

By Neil Schulman Long Branch — Keeping lifeguards at the beaches after the official closing time made a significant difference this year, and despite many rain days, revenues from beach badges and parking were fairly impressive.

Local School Board Elections: November 7, 2017

Following are the candidates who will be running for the local school boards on November 7, 2017:

A workout where the gym comes to you

By Neil Schulman Long Branch — When you can’t go to the gym, GYMGUYZ can bring the gym to you. Rob Gasko and Allen Meretsky recently opened GYMGUYZ of Central Monmouth County, focusing on the Long Branch, Red Bank and … Continue reading

Community leader says no desire to remove statue

By Neil Schulman Long Branch — While some individuals may want to see the statue of Christopher Columbus in Slocum Park on Broadway taken down, that’s not the view of the Latino community in the city, and Latino locals will … Continue reading