Norman Mailer plaque dedication

Long Branch — The Long Branch Historical Association, Long Branch Arts Council, Long Branch Public Library and the and the Norman Mailer Society invite everyone to the dedication of a plaque to honor the late author on Tuesday May 22 at 7 p.m. at the Corner of  South Bath Ave. and the boardwalk. Read More >>

Bartlett leads Spartans in opening round

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr
Ocean Township High School the fifth seed in the Shore Conference Tournament for girl’s lacrosse hosted the twelfth Southern Regional High School on May 5, in the opening round of competition. Read More >>

Devils topple Spartans 11-6

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr, photos by

Last Wednesday the Blue Devils of Shore Regional hosted the Spartans of Ocean Township in a Shore Conference B North boys lacrosse game, winning 11-6.


Spartans overtake Wave in pitching duel

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr
For the second time this season the Spartans of Ocean Township and the Green Wave of Long Branch faced off in a Shore Conference B North divisional baseball game.


Grant: We’ll keep working

Long Branch — Avery Grant and his running mates Edward Anastasio  and Dennis Mikolay, say that they will stay involved in Long Branch. Read More >>

Pallone in landslide victory

By Neil Schulman
Long Branch — By a nearly 2-1 margin, John Pallone was elected mayor of Long Branch Tuesday night, unseating incumbent Adam Schneider who held the office for seven terms, since 1990. Read More >>

24th Annual Spring Dog Walk & Pet Fair raises over $110,000

Eatontown — The Monmouth County SPCA celebrated 24 Years of Paws Walking for a Cause at their Annual Spring Dog Walk & Pet Fair on Saturday, April 28 at Brookdale Community College.


To endorse or not endorse

By Patty O’Neill
The Link News hosted a debate on Tuesday night, that if you missed you can still watch on The Link Facebook page. It was held at the Historic Long Branch High School and the auditorium was filled.

Theater Review: Warm, human and marvelous: we say see ‘Issei, He Say’

By Madeline Schulman

Long Branch — The world premiere of Issei, He Say (Or the Myth of the First), by Chloe Hung, is playing at NJ Rep. Here is a spontaneous three word review by my husband, Joel Schulman. “That was marvelous!” Joel felt this very strongly. I would go with “warm and human,” but “marvelous” works. Read More >>

NJ Marathon this weekend

By Neil Schulman
On your mark, get set, go! Get ready for lots of runners – and some traffic diversions – this weekend.
The Novo Nordisk New Jersey Marathon and Half Marathon take place April 29, going through Oceanport, Monmouth Beach and Long Branch, as well as heading north to Asbury Park before returning to Long Branch for the finish line.