Puerto Rico relief effort; ‘more to come’

By Patty Booth O’Neill
Long Branch – On Sunday the Long Branch Puerto Rican community held a fundraiser for victims of Hurricane Maria that devastated the island in September. The event was held outside at the Elks Club on Garfield Ave.

Urgent Care offers free flu shots for Veterans

WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ — In honor of Veterans’ Day, American Family Care (AFC) Urgent Care of West Long Branch, will offer free flu shots to any retired Veteran or current active military personnel on Saturday, November 11 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. American Family Care is located at 214 Route 36, West Long Branch. Read More >>

Norwood Park officially open

With a fast photo op and a quiet ceremony on Thursday, the new Norwood Park in Long Branch on the corner of Bath and Norwood aves, officially opened.


In the MIX: Cancer survivor Sam Nativo honored by LBPBA

By Patty Booth O’Neill Every summer the Long Branch PBA Local 10 holds the Annual Gilbert Horrach Memorial Golf Tournament to raise money for charity. Horrach was a Long Branch police officer who battled cancer for six years and died in 2015.


Columbus Day Parade a delight for young and old

It turned out to be a fine day on Sunday for the Columbus Day Parade in Long Branch. Read More >>

Suspect wanted in Long Branch attempted murder apprehended

Yesterday, after a 10-day manhunt, officers from the US Marshals Service and Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office arrested fugitive Donovan L. Wesley, 25 of Brick Township. Wesley, who was apprehended in Asbury Park, had been wanted for charges including Attempted Murder in connection with a shooting earlier this month in Long Branch, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Read More >>

NYT columnist, playwright, discuss income inequality

Long Branch — Last month’s viral New York Times op-ed, “What the Rich Won’t Tell You,” sparked a nationwide debate on the morality of wealth disparity, by exposing how the 1 percent perceives, apologizes for, justifies, (and rarely speaks about) its affluence.


From sea wall boulders to Kindness Rocks

By Neil Schulman
Sea Bright — As children around the borough enjoy an activity with small rocks, residents are being asked to stay away from some of the bigger ones.
Two of the topics discussed at Tuesday’s Sea Bright Borough Council meeting were the new Rocks for Kindness program, and the construction of the sea wall.


Long Branch Police Officer assaulted

On October 14th, 2017 at approximately 3:30am, Officer Pat Joyce was off duty in the area of Norwood Avenue and High Street, after leaving a friend’s house nearby.


Ocean Township League of Women Voters sponsoring forum

On Thurs., Oct. 19 from 7 to 9 p.m.  the Township of Ocean League of Women Voters is sponsoring a Candidate Forum for three Board of Education seats.  The incumbents, Joseph Hadden, James Dietrich, and David Marshall are running unopposed. Read More >>