Ready. Set. Build! Modular homebuilding seminar April 1

Eatontown — Monmouth and Ocean County homebuyers are invited to join RBA Homes for an exclusive modular home-buying seminar scheduled for Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sheraton Eatontown Hotel, 6 Industrial Way East, Eatontown.


Free English as a Second Language classes at the Long Branch Library

Long Branch — ESL (English as a Second Language) classes are for people who want to learn and improve their English. The Long Branch Free Public Library is offering free classes on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.  Learn English in a friendly setting and help others while improving speaking and listening skills.
The class is free, but there is a $45 fee to purchase the two required workbooks, which also come with a CD.

‘Love Wins’ documentary to be screened at Film Fest

Long Branch — “Love Wins,”  by award-winning filmmaker and city resident Robin Kampf, and featuring a local Ocean Grove couple, has been selected to be screened at the Garden State Film Festival in Atlantic City later this month.

Brookdale Long Branch Center Summer Classes

LONG BRANCH – MAKE YOUR SUMMER = SUCCESS! Brookdale Long Branch Center is sponsoring walk-in registration Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm for Summer Term classes.


O’Neill, Kiely to receive Libutti Community Service Award

Long Branch — The Greater Long Branch Chamber of Commerce has announced the recipients of the 2016 Louis G. Libutti Community Service Award. The award was established in 1970 in honor of Louis G. Libutti who was a former president of the Long Branch Chamber. Read More >>

Athlete of the Week

Sterns Trailer proudly pays tribute to Ocean Township High School wrestler Jake Benner as The Link News Athlete of the Week. Read More >>

Jackson Memorial 50-33 over Ocean

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr

Last week the Ocean boys basketball team hosted Jackson Memorial as their second to last regular season game. The game started off very competitive and the first quarter ended with Jackson Memorial holding a slight 18-12 lead over the Spartans.


The second quarter was much tighter on defense for both schools and Ocean had outscored their opponents 8-5. However, going into the halftime break Jackson Memorial was leading Ocean 23-20.

Ocean’s downfall occurred during the first eight minutes of the second half. Jackson Memorial outscored the Spartans 17-3 in the third quarter. Read More >>

Ocean girls end season with a win

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr

Friday afternoon at 3:30 the girls basketball team at Ocean Township High School hosted the Blue Bishops of Asbury Park.


Local wrestlers qualify for states

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr

Brick hosted the NJSIAA Regional VI Wrestling Champions this past weekend. Several local athletes punched their tickets to the State Championships which are held in Atlantic City. Read More >>

Ocean Township man charged with murder

FREEHOLD – Police arrested a 20-year-old Ocean Township man Saturday for the murder of 29-year- old Trupal Patel, of Brick, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.