WW2 veteran Walt Biernacki’s memories recorded

By Coleen Burnett

Eatontown — Borough resident Walt Biernacki is ninety-two years old. He still drives his own car.


Long Branch Free Public Library, My favorite fiction

By Janet Birckhead, Adult Services Librarian

In a previous article, I described my experiences with children’s books. Now I want to recommend some of my favorite books for adults. I have worked in the Library’s Adult Services Department since 1999.


MLK Day of Service Project part of week honoring the dream

Long Branch — The City of Long Branch and the Long Branch Free Public Library will host a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Project on Saturday, January 19, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Long Branch Public Library.


Monmouth Beach Commissioner briefs Affordable housing challenge resolved; dredging unlikely

By Neil Schulman

Monmouth Beach — The borough has entered a settlement dealing with affordable housing, though there are still a few steps which need to be implemented before the courts accept it. Read More >>

Long Branch Police Department looking to hire

The Long Branch Police Department will be looking to hire Police Officers through the New Jersey Civil Service Commission (NJCSC) Intergovernmental Transfer Program. Read More >>

Ocean Township Police Department is Hiring

The Ocean Township Police Department is accepting resumes for the position of Police Officer. Read More >>

Angie Towns employee of the month

The City of Long Branch has announced that Angie Towns, Chief Certified Municipal Registrar has been named the Employee of the Month for January 2019. Here is what the city said in its announcement: Read More >>

Cheryl Markbreiter to lead Jewish Federation

On December 13, 2018, at the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey’s Annual Meeting, the Federation membership nominated, voted on, and installed Cheryl Markbreiter of Ocean Township as president for the 2019/2020 term. Read More >>

LB Chamber donates extra protection to police

By Patty Booth O’Neill

On Monday, the Greater Long Branch Chamber of Commerce donated money to the Long Branch Police Department in appreciation for all their support at events, especially Oceanfest, the biggest July 4th event in New Jersey, where their support is valued. The Chamber donated money towards the purchase of two sets of extra protection plates for their bullet-proof vests. Read More >>

Oceanport project earns 2018 Merit Award

The Monmouth County Planning Board presented four organizations with their 2018 Planning Merit Award at their Dec. 17 meeting. Read More >>