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Oceanport hopes to have sports betting by tonight

By Matt Engel June 8, 2018 Oceanport — Since the Supreme Court ruled last month that a federal law preventing states from legalizing sports betting was unconstitutional, many people in Oceanport and across Monmouth County have waited with baited breath … Continue reading

SkimBash 2018 brings the stoke to Sea Bright

Sea Bright — One reason why Sea Bright is considered an East Coast hotspot for skimboarding is the annual SkimBash contest. This year’s premier Professional/Amateur skimboarding contest takes place June 23-24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Sea … Continue reading

Monmouth Beach receives $100,000 grant for new playground

By Patty Booth O’Neill Monmouth Beach recently received $100,000 from Monmouth County Parks toward a playground they are planning to have built in Griffin St. Park near Monmouth Beach School. The school is also looking to build a new playground. … Continue reading

Georges, Santi and Malfa lead Devils over Roses

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr, photos by Sportshotswlb.com The 2018 spring sports season is wrapping up, and over at Shore Regional High School in West Long Branch that usually means the teams are in the state tournaments.

Falcons get opening round win

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr Last week the 2018 Shore Conference Tournament got underway for high school baseball. The Golden Falcons of Monmouth Regional received the 13 seed and hosted the 20 seed Lions of Lacey.

Fort Monmouth news New plans for golf course lot and bids for major parcel

By Coleen Burnett At the May 16 meeting of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA), two actions were taken — one affecting Eatontown, and the other affecting Oceanport.

Monmouth Beach leading the way for New Jersey

Patty Booth O’Neill Monmouth Beach – There was nothing but praise and words of thanks for the Monmouth Beach Mayor and Commissioners at Tuesday night’s meeting after Mayor Susan Howard and Commissioners James Cunniff and Dave Stickle voted to pass … Continue reading

Long Branch Boardwalk complete

There was a long awaited  boardwalk ribbon cutting Friday morning as Long Branch Mayor Adam Schneider officially opens missing section of the boardwalk. See the video on the LINK Facebook page

Freehold man arrested for sexual assault and kidnapping

FREEHOLD – A Freehold Township man is charged with kidnapping, luring and aggravated sexual assault of a 14-year-old female, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Learn about UFOs with a series of talks

Long Branch — Would you like to learn more about unidentified flying objects? A series of talks is being held in Long Branch over the coming weeks.