Wave downs Spartans and Larueano sets personal record

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr

January 23, the girls basketball team at Long Branch High School hosted Ocean Township in a Shore Conference B North divisional match-up. The Green Wave downed the Spartans 38-23, and in the process of the win, Keidy Mar Laureano, senior center for the Wave set a personal record. Read More >>

Brookdale among top online community colleges in U.S.

Brookdale Community College’s online curriculum has been named the 13th best in the nation in a new report published by BestColleges.com. Read More >>

Brookdale Board approves $84M budget

The Brookdale Community College Board of Trustees voted on Jan. 23 to approve its fiscal year 2019 budget, which includes a 2.2 percent tuition increase at the college for the 2018-19 school year.


Plans for Mon. Park aim to increase field size in 2018

Oceanport — Monmouth Park will kick off its 52-day meeting on Saturday, May 5 – Kentucky Derby Day – with some added twists this season, including bonus money to owners and trainers who start horses at the meet. Read More >>

Scarlet Knights down Falcons 50-39

MR 0 Charlotte Gage (0) of Monmouth Regional glides around a Wall Township defender last week

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr

Last Thursday the Scarlet Knights of Wall Township were in Tinton Falls as the Lady Falcons of Monmouth Regional hosted them in a Shore Conference B North divisional basketball game. Read More >>

Notte and LaRosa power Shore to victory


By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr

Saturday night was a doubleheader of basketball at Ocean Township High School. The first game had the Lady Spartans hosting the Blue Devils of Shore Regional. It was an exciting game as both teams were playing hard, but the Devils came away with the 35-26 victory. Read More >>

Seager leads Spartans over Devils

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr

Saturday night the Spartans of Ocean Township hosted their neighbors from Shore Regional in a nondivisional Shore Conference basketball game. Ocean dominated the second half and took a 62-30 win.


Pier Village ground breaking years in the making

By Neil Schulman
Long Branch — Three years of planning and negotiations went into the third phase of Pier Village, which broke ground Wednesday morning. Read More >>

Taste of Long Branch gets five stars

By Patty Booth O’Neill
The Greater Long Branch Chamber of Commerce tried something different this year, and it was a huge success. Read More >>

Long Branch Police Officers assaulted

On January 20th, 2018 at approximately 10 pm, newly hired Police Officer Daniel Cunha was driving his personal vehicle on Cedar Avenue, when he observed and heard an argument on the corner of Cedar and Ocean Ave. The participants were screaming in Portuguese, and Cunha is fluent in Portuguese. He saw them attempting to hold a male subject back from appearing to assault a female. They were screaming in Portuguese for him to calm down. Read More >>