Neighbor pleads guilty to murder, sex assault of girl

FREEHOLD – The upstairs neighbor of 11-year-old Abbiegail Smith has pleaded guilty to her July 2017 sexual assault and murder in Keansburg, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Read More >>

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Monmouth University adds two master’s programs

West Long Branch — Monmouth University announced the launch of two new graduate degree programs. Both currently accepting applications, the Master of Science in athletic training program will begin in June 2019 and the dual degree Master of Arts/Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing will begin in September 2019. Read More >>

In The LINK this week…Truck flips over

PAX dump truck full of dirt flips over on corner of Ocean Blvd. & Joline Ave. in Long Branch. Took turn too fast.    LINK photo


Oceanport: full size college on 12 acres wrong for here

By Neil Schulman

Oceanport — The Planning Board, the emergency services, and the governing body all say that plans to turn 12 acres on Fort Monmouth into a college campus, complete with hundreds of dorm rooms, a five-story parking garage, and an 80-foot-high building, are a bad idea. Read More >>

St. Jerome School marks 100 days of the school year

Saint Jerome School in West Long Branch has been having a banner year, being awarded the Blue Ribbon of Excellence and holding many activities. To celebrate the 100th day of this school year, students dressed up how they might look when they’re 100, wore special novelty glasses, and did many other things to celebrate.


Local filmmakers in GSFF

Two local filmmakers have been selected to have their works shown at the Garden State Film Festival. Read More >>

Chief Jason Roebuck’s statement on the Patrick Joyce incident

Following is a statement from Long Branch Police Chief Jason Roebuck on the arrest and charges filed against Long Branch Police Officer Patrick Joyce. Read More >>

LBPD Officer Patrick Joyce charged with criminal sexual contact

FREEHOLD – A Long Branch police officer is facing charges of Criminal Sexual Contact and Harassment stemming from an incident at a police promotions party at a city bar, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Brick man arrested for stabbing a woman in Long Branch

FREEHOLD – A man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing Tuesday morning in Long Branch, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Read More >>