Mean Girls star teaches Seashore Campers how to star on Broadway

Long Branch — Aspiring young actors have a real treat in store if they are enrolled at Seashore Theatre Camp this summer.


Drivers reminded to ‘Move Over’ this summer

With summer traffic in full swing, Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey are reminding drivers that they must move over if they spot an emergency vehicle on the side of the road. Read More >>

June 30 Daylily Day at Deep Cut Gardens

Middletown — Saturday, June 30 is Daylily Day at Deep Cut Gardens. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. area residents are invited to visit Deep Cut Gardens, Red Hill Road, and enjoy an assortment of daylilies. Read More >>

Theater Review: Dramatic marathon of suspense and sorrow fills Mercy

By Madeline Schulman

Long Branch

The late comedian Richard Jeni had a comment about the band America’s song, “A Horse with No Name.” “You’re in a desert. You got nothin’ else to do. NAME THE FREAKIN’ HORSE.”

In the dark comedy Mercy, by Adam Szymkowitz, Orville Marks (Jacob A. Ware) has an infant daughter with no name, because his heart is a desert. His pregnant wife was killed by a drunken driver (the child survived) and Orville cannot function well enough to pick out a name. Read More >>

Online dispute turns into large student brawl at Pier Village

Long Branch — A dispute on social media apparently escalated to a large fight police had to break up at Pier Village this weekend. Read More >>

Mall owners make economic case for adding apartments

By Coleen Burnett

Eatontown — Testimony continued in the Monmouth Mall – Eatontown Planning Board hearings on June 18. Read More >>

PIANJ elects Long Branch man to board of directors

Atlantic City —The Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey elected five independent insurance agents from around the state to its board of directors, at the association’s annual business meeting at Harrah’s in Atlantic City. Read More >>

Where ARE All the Employees? Boost Your Competitive Edge with a Webinar on Recruitment Marketing

Because unemployment rates are at an all-time low, finding talent to fill open positions is becoming more and more challenging.


Two found dead in city

By Neil Schulman

Long Branch — Two people were found dead at an Ocean Boulevard residence. Read More >>