Back-to-school for big savings

From The Senate By Senator Vin Gopal

It’s September, which means Monmouth County’s kids are officially heading back to school. It’s no small point of pride for many of us that our schools are some of the best in America. After all, you get what you pay for – and New Jersey taxpayers pay a lot. Read More >>

Start of school is a special time for Monmouth County

The Arnone Report by Freeholder Tom Arnone

I hope everyone had a happy and safe Labor Day Weekend! A new school year is officially upon us and that means it is time to be extra cautious when driving around our communities! Read More >>

Shore Regional HS Athletic Hall of Fame 2019

West Long Branch – October 10, 2019 will be the day that Shore Regional High School will be inducting their first Athletic Hall of Fame Class. The ceremony will be held at Branches in West Long Branch on Monmouth Road. Tickets are priced at $75 for individuals and $45 for members of teams being inducted. You can register for the event at www.shorehof.myevent.com Registration closes on September 25, 2019. Read More >>

Sponsors sought for a Dream Factory, Rescue Ridge benefit

West Long Branch — Dream Factory of the Jersey Shore, in partnership with Rescue Ridge, is sponsoring a Chili Cook-Off, Biergarten and Cornhole Tournament fundraiser to benefit the 501(3)c charities on Sat., Nov. 2, at the West Long Branch Community Center, 116 Locust Ave. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Read More >>

Theater Review: Memoirs of a Forgotten Man an unforgettable experience

By Madeline Schulman

Long Branch — Memoirs of a Forgotten Man, by D.W. Gregory, is rich in character and incident and subject. The theme is memory, and the central character is Alexei, touchingly played by Benjamin Satchel. Alexei has both total recall and synesthesia.

He remembers everything that ever happened to him, and his experiences and recollections are enhanced with mixed senses, seeing and tasting sounds, hearing and smelling colors. His differences make him insensitive to ordinary cues. Alexei can tell when someone is lying, because that person’s words look like washed-out chalk, but he cannot recognize that no one likes being called a liar. Read More >>

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The Oceanplace is hiring. They are holding a job fair today!

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Oceans of Rhythm Festival returns for 26th year

By Neil Schulman

Long Branch — The 26th Annual Oceans of Rhythm Festival is returning to the city on Saturday, bringing messages of love for nature, traditional African music and dances, house music and more. Read More >>

E’town seeks new officers, but agreements not in place

By Coleen Burnett

Eatontown — Which comes first? The chicken or the egg? That was the question at the July 24 Eatontown Borough Council meeting. Read More >>

Brighton Ave. building work; applying for grants

By Neil Schulman

Long Branch — The city is giving permission for a project on Brighton Avenue to place pilings and support under the city-owned sidewalk.

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Bookkeeper charged with $673k theft from business

A 30-year employee of an Eatontown-based manufacturing business has been accused for stealing over $600,000 from her employer over a two-year period, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Read More >>