Laurino Farms cares for the produce and the community

Bob Laurino’s decision not to use chemical products on his crops began after a tragic event: The death of his father, the former owner of Laurino farms.


Local campaign helps to boost special education funding $65M

By Neil Schulman

Long Branch — City resident Anita Claverling and Councilwoman Dr. Anita Voogt are urging people to support the Every Kid Counts program, which would provide more state funding for special education. It seems their voices and those of many others are being heard.


Battle on the Beach boxing fundraiser for NJ youth

Long Branch — Get ready to rumble in Long Branch on July 6 for the 3rd annual Battle on the Beach fundraising boxing event for New Jersey Give a Kid a Dream (NJGAKAD), a non-profit organization for youth. Read More >>

Shop Long Branch could start up within the month

By Neil Schulman

Long Branch — The Shop Long Branch program, which offers property tax deductions or money back for shopping at participating businesses in the city, should start within the next few weeks.


Kushner Co.: A vision for city, not just Pier Village­

By Patty Booth O’Neill

Long Branch — It was a well attended meeting of local businesses on Wednesday morning at Brookdale Community College on Broadway. Probably one of the best attended over the years, perhaps due to the guest speakers. Read More >>

Theater Review: Voyager One puts past, future, rock and mysteries in intriguing orbit

By Madeline Schulman

Long Branch — Voyager One, the new production at NJ Rep, written by Jared Michael Delaney and directed by Evan Bergman, takes place in two different times. Half the scenes are set in the future, thousands of years from now, in a space craft where an entity (Daven Ralston) is just emerging into consciousness. Is she a woman? An alien? A robot, an android, a cyborg, or none of the above? Read More >>

Oakhurst man gets 40 years in prison

An Ocean Township man convicted of sexually assaulting a girl over a ten-year period was sentenced Friday to 40 years in a New Jersey state prison, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Read More >>

New facade of Long Branch

What’s going on with  new development in Long Branch’s future? Come see for yourself. Read More >>

WLB roads to be cleaned June 24-27

By Neil Schulman

West Long Branch — The borough will be cleaning its roadways from June 24 to June 27, and requests that residents keep cars off the street when sweepers are using them. Read More >>

$80,000 fraud in Georgia not first case for man, police say

A man arrested in Georgia after allegedly defrauding a woman out of more than $80,000 in a dating scheme has a history of scamming, including, police say, an incident several years ago in West Long Branch, .