Police say women fled when arrest attempted

Ocean Township — Police say that when they discovered a driver they had pulled over had active warrants, she fled the scene in her vehicle.


Saying one last goodbye

Long Branch — Lines formed outside St. Michael’s Church on Monday morning before the church opened, hundreds of mourners braving freezing temperatures and bitter wind. No one was detered.


Theater Review: Powerful, suspenseful crisis of faith in The Calling at NJ Rep

By Madeline Schulman

Long Branch — “Ah, look at all the lonely people.”

I could not resist opening with a quote from Eleanor Rigby after viewing Joel Stone’s powerful play, The Calling, having its world premiere at NJ Rep, 179 Broadway, because The Calling is a two character play about a priest and a troubled visitor. Read More >>

Locals lash out at idea of drilling off Jersey shore

By Neil Schulman
Long Branch —  Last Friday, Governor-Elect Phil Murphy joined officials in a press conference in Long Branch opposing President Donald Trump’s plan to allow drilling in nearly all of the Atlantic Ocean.
On Jan. 4, the Department of the Interior announced it was planning to open up 90 percent of the Outer Continental Shelf area available for the National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program.


Meet The Author series discusses In The Shadow of Alabama

By Neil Schulman
Ocean Township — Congregation Torat El’s Meet the Author Series will feature Judy Singer, author of In the Shadow of Alabama. The novel, inspired by her own family, tells the story of a Jew from Brooklyn who, during World War II, was put in charge of an African-American platoon in the segregated South.


Meeting to discuss Trap, Neuter Release program for Long Branch

By Neil Schulman
Long Branch — A meeting on implementing a TNR (Trap, Neuter and Release) program in the city will be held Wed., Jan. 17, 6-7 p.m. at City Hall in the second floor meeting room. Read More >>


THIS Friday, January 12th

RBR to Present a Winter Dance Showcase Thursday, Jan 18

Little Silver: Red Bank Regional (RBR) High School will present its Winter Dance Showcase on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at 7 pm.

Ocean County man indicted for Long Branch shooting

FREEHOLD – An Ocean County man is named in a 4-count indictment handed up by a Monmouth County grand jury today charging him with a Long Branch shooting back in October, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Read More >>

Long Branch youth to be charged with four counts of murder

Long Branch – Fifteen minutes before 2018 arrived, a 16-year old took his brothers legally owned AK-47 semiautomatic rifle and executed his parents, sister and family friend. Read More >>