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Memory in African American Music and Culture: An Extravaganza

West Long Branch — “Memory in African American Music and Culture: An Extravaganza,” a Monmouth University Race Conference Event featuring poetry, negro spirituals, contemporary gospel music and freedom songs will be held Thur., Nov. 14, 6-8:30 p.m. at Wilson Hall … Continue reading

$37 million worth of sand coming to area

By Neil Schulman Long Branch — Work is about to start on a $37.4 million beach replenishment in Monmouth Beach, Sea Bright and Long Branch. The federal government is picking up about two thirds of the costs, with the state … Continue reading

Anthony: Council hurts E’town liability, and my reputation: Borough attorney won’t ask to be reappointed at the end of the year

By Coleen Burnett Eatontown — The topsy-turvy world of politics in Eatontown lost another public servant at the October 23 meeting. In a somewhat stunning turn of events, Borough Attorney Gene Anthony announced he will not accept another term in … Continue reading

Mass resignation for OEM department in Oceanport

By Neil Schulman Oceanport — The coordinators of the Office of Emergency Management and all but one volunteer for the department have all submitted their letters of resignation effective at the end of the year. They have said Borough Council … Continue reading

Fall Festival offers treats, crafts, kids and pooch parades

By Patty Booth O’Neill Some were scary, some were original, all were adorable – kids and pets.

Theater Review: Sex, violence and surprises make Lily a compelling drama

By Madeline Schulman Long Branch — Christopher Daftsios, who wrote and stars in Lily, now having its World Premiere at NJ Rep, has created a juicy role for himself. Country music star Toby Crenshaw is an easy man to dislike. … Continue reading

Gopal visits Oakhurst Easterseals

Ocean Township — Senator Vin Gopal (D-Monmouth) recently visited Easterseals New Jersey Day Habilitation Center in Oakhurst.

Gov Joins Celebration of 50 Years of Love

By Patty O’Neill Long Branch – It was a festive night at White Chapel Project in Long Branch on Sunday night.

Oceanport police chief makes the FBI one percent

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr Oceanport — Last week Police Chief Michael Kelly left for an 11-week intense training and certification program. The training takes place at the prestigious FBI National Academy on the grounds of the United States Marine … Continue reading

Getting ready to celebrate 100 years of Oceanport

By Neil Schulman Oceanport — In 2020, Oceanport turns 100, and the Oceanport Historical Committee is getting things in place.