Theater Review: Warm, human and marvelous: we say see ‘Issei, He Say’

By Madeline Schulman

Long Branch — The world premiere of Issei, He Say (Or the Myth of the First), by Chloe Hung, is playing at NJ Rep. Here is a spontaneous three word review by my husband, Joel Schulman. “That was marvelous!” Joel felt this very strongly. I would go with “warm and human,” but “marvelous” works. Read More >>

NJ Marathon this weekend

By Neil Schulman
On your mark, get set, go! Get ready for lots of runners – and some traffic diversions – this weekend.
The Novo Nordisk New Jersey Marathon and Half Marathon take place April 29, going through Oceanport, Monmouth Beach and Long Branch, as well as heading north to Asbury Park before returning to Long Branch for the finish line.

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Meet the Author of Lioness; a look at Golda Meir

Ocean Township — She was born in tsarist Russia 120 years ago, moved to Milwaukee when she was eight, and wound up the first female prime minister of Israel. And you can learn about her in a biography the New York Times Book Review called a “thorough and absorbing examination of the woman and her role in Zionism and Israel,” and Jewish Book Council calls an “absolutely riveting page-turner.” Read More >>

Police investigating verbal threat at Maple Place School

Oceanport – Police responded to Maple Place Middle School today on an investigation of a student who could have made a verbal threat. Following is a statement that was posted on the school webpage. Read More >>

Leaks into sewerage system costing Sea Bright

By Neil Schulman

Sea Bright — The good news is that Sea Bright isn’t paying the sewerage bills for neighboring towns. The bad news is that means the system has some big leaks somewhere. Read More >>

MB children help foodbank

Monmouth Beach — Last summer the current first grade class of Monmouth Beach School operated a lemonade stand to benefit Fulfill of Monmouth and Ocean Counties (formerly called the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties).
The lemonade stand was run by the children every weekend at the Monmouth Beach Farmer’s Market where they learned the importance of giving back to their community. Read More >>

Long Branch Mayoral, Candidates Debate

There is a Long Branch Mayoral Debate Thursday, April 12, at the Long Branch Middle School, presented by the West End Watchdogs. 7PM

Another will be held at the Historic Long Branch High School,  on May 1 at 6PM, sponsored by The LINK News. First half with be with the Council candidates, and second half with be for the Mayors.

Both will be moderated by the League of Women Voters.

Go camping at Turkey Swamp Park

Spring into the season by spending a night under the stars at the Monmouth County Park System’s family campground located in Turkey Swamp Park, Georgia Road, Freehold.

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City to guard some private beaches and pools

By Neil Schulman
Long Branch — The city may be providing lifeguards to almost every condo and hotel with a beach this summer.
At the March 27 City Council workshop, Stan Dziuba, OEM Coordinator for Long Branch, said that they had been approached by Harbor Manor, the Villas, the Ocean Place hotel, and Ocean Cove, who were interested in seeing if the city would provide lifeguard services for their beaches this summer.
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Surf camps, skim camps and yoga need to bid for beach

By Neil Schulman
Sea Bright — Borough officials said that they are, reluctantly, requiring people to bid to hold surf camps, skim board camps, or yoga classes on the public beach.

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