Theater Review: We’re wild about Wild Horses

By Madeline Schulman

Long Branch — Estelle Bajou is phenomenal. In Wild Horses, a one woman play (with a twist) by Allison Gregory, now at NJ Rep, she plays an entire town full of characters, sometimes enacting scenes between three and four people, differentiating them by her voice, her face, and her body. Changing Bajou to Bijou yields a gem, and Estelle Bajou is a multifaceted gem. Read More >>

Councilman: consider armed officers in schools

By Neil Schulman
Oceanport — A borough councilman wants to meet with Oceanport school officials to see how our children are being protected, and if armed officers can be placed in schools. Read More >>

John Pallone to run for mayor

Long Branch — On Tuesday, Councilman and small business owner John Pallone declared as a candidate for Long Branch Mayor. The election, which will be held on May 8, is for both Mayor and Council. Read More >>

Long Branch Rotary Club honors DPW

By Patty Booth O’Neill
No one was more surprised by the Greater Long Branch Rotary Club honoring the Long Branch Department of Public Works than employees of the DPW. Read More >>

Rich background goes into Radon’s first album

By Neil Schulman

Long Branch — Nicole Radon was in the city a few weeks ago, taking publicity photos for debut EP, Surrender, which was recently released. Read More >>

Tisony wrestles Spartans into state finals

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr
One of the smallest, lightest wrestlers on the Ocean Township squad had the entire weight of his team, season and history of the program on his shoulders last Wednesday night. Going into the final match at 113 pounds, both Ocean and Rahway were dead even at 28 points in the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group 3 semifinals. Read More >>

Gulls edge Devils 38-22 to win sectional title

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr Photos by
By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr
The Blue Devils wrestling squad entered the 2018 NJSIAA Central Jersey Group 1 tournament as the two seed. On Friday night they were in Point Pleasant Beach to face the top seed Garnet Gulls for the sectional title, but unfortunately for the Devils they lost 38-22. Read More >>

Spartans top Falcons 65-39

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr
One of the surprise teams in the Shore Conference this basketball season has been the boys at Ocean Township High School. Read More >>

Long Branch wins NJSIAA Central Jersey Group 4 title

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr

Long Branch had two relatively easy opening rounds in the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group 4 wrestling tournament. As top seed, they faced Brick Memorial, the third seed, in the finals on February 9. Read More >>

Al Gore ‘Climate Change College’ graduates speak

Pat and Steve Miller, graduates of Al Gore’s training program on climate change, will provide recent examples of problems caused by climate change, steps that are being taken to counter these problems, and why the future still looks hopeful, in a talk at 6 p.m, Monday, Feb. 26 at Brookdale Community College, Lincroft.