More Foot Patrol Around City

Long Branch — On Tuesday, Mayor John Pallone and Police Chief Jason Roebuck announced new community policing measures that will take effect in the next few days. The effort will provide more officers on foot patrol in the City’s business districts. Read More >>

Long Branch Police Week concludes with Blue Mass

Long Branch — Police Week ends its week-long events with a Blue Mass to be celebrated at St. James’ Episcopal Church, 300 Broadway at 4 p.m., Sunday, September 23. All are welcome to attend the mass and the reception following honoring all first responders. Read More >>

Blue Devils declaw Wildcats

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr

All the Blue Devil football players at Shore Regional High School will receive a “Red Devil” sticker this week. Every time Shore wins a football game the players receive the honor for a sticker to be placed on their helmets. Read More >>

Monmouth Beach Fair

There was plenty of good food, rides, games and entertainment, but the weather, not so much. But the Monmouth Beach Fair held at Little Monmouth did get two days of good weather. And when the weather was good the people showed to enjoy the nights of festivities. Read More >>

7th Annual Latino Fest @ The Long Branch Public Library

Saturday was a festive day at the Long Branch Public Library, with hundreds attending to celebrate Latino culture and diverse Hispanic heritages in the community. Read More >>

O’port End of Summer Festival beats the rain

Nobody likes the end of summer, but families still look forward to the End of Summer Festival held at Blackberry Bay Park in Oceanport every September. This year the festival was on Sept. 8th, just missing being rained out, although it did drizzle now and then. Read More >>

MB WWII Vet Gagliano honored

By Patty Booth O’Neill

It was a proud ceremony with over 70 people in attendance on Saturday to honor Monmouth Beach’s Dominick Gagliano as a WWII Veteran. Read More >>

Long Branch girl murdered

A Long Branch man is in custody and facing murder charges after a stabbing incident in the city Saturday evening, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Read More >>

Monmouth Beach has limits on controlling beach crowds

By Neil Schulman

Monmouth Beach — Residents say that the beach is less enjoyable this year than in the past. They say the crowds are too heavy, people are sneaking in without buying passes, people who shouldn’t have access to the lockers are using them, and alcohol is being consumed in glass bottles. Borough Commissioners say they are working to address some of these issues, but others, notably the large crowds, are beyond their control. Read More >>

Exotic tick species found in Monmouth County

The USDA’s National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL) has confirmed that the Longhorned tick was discovered in Monmouth County, making it the sixth county in New Jersey where the tick has been found. Read More >>