Brookdale receives $1.7M grant to enhance courses

Brookdale Community College has been selected as one of only ten colleges in the country to be awarded a federal higher education grant, which will be used to enhance curriculum and provide new student services at the college over the next five years. Read More >>

Video of arrest leads to complaint and investigation

Long Branch – Several police officers arrested three juveniles and an adult male on October 17, 2017 on Morris Avenue. Read More >>

Death in Pier Village not criminal

Long Branch – October 25, at 2:00 in the morning police were dispatched to Pier Village on a report of a woman on the ground in front of Boardwalk Fin ‘s Games. Read More >>

Charges say Off duty LB police officer was intoxicated when he struck and killed a woman

Long Branch – Jake Pascucci, 28, was charged with driving while intoxicated, careless and reckless driving following the September 22, 2017 death of Karen Borkowski, 65, of Stanhope, New Jersey.

Pascucci who is a Long Branch Police officer, was off duty when he struck and killed Borkowski, who was crossing Ocean Blvd at Broadway around 8:15 in the evening. She was reported to have been a guest at the Ocean Place Resort and was heading to the CVS which is located at the intersection. Read More >>

Two promotions and seven new officers welcomed

By Neil Schulman
Long Branch — On Thursday, the Long Branch Police Department promoted two officers and officially welcomed seven more to the  force.

Puerto Rico relief effort; ‘more to come’

By Patty Booth O’Neill
Long Branch – On Sunday the Long Branch Puerto Rican community held a fundraiser for victims of Hurricane Maria that devastated the island in September. The event was held outside at the Elks Club on Garfield Ave.

Urgent Care offers free flu shots for Veterans

WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ — In honor of Veterans’ Day, American Family Care (AFC) Urgent Care of West Long Branch, will offer free flu shots to any retired Veteran or current active military personnel on Saturday, November 11 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. American Family Care is located at 214 Route 36, West Long Branch. Read More >>

Norwood Park officially open

With a fast photo op and a quiet ceremony on Thursday, the new Norwood Park in Long Branch on the corner of Bath and Norwood aves, officially opened.


In the MIX: Cancer survivor Sam Nativo honored by LBPBA

By Patty Booth O’Neill Every summer the Long Branch PBA Local 10 holds the Annual Gilbert Horrach Memorial Golf Tournament to raise money for charity. Horrach was a Long Branch police officer who battled cancer for six years and died in 2015.


Columbus Day Parade a delight for young and old

It turned out to be a fine day on Sunday for the Columbus Day Parade in Long Branch. Read More >>