Brighton Ave. building work; applying for grants

By Neil Schulman

Long Branch — The city is giving permission for a project on Brighton Avenue to place pilings and support under the city-owned sidewalk.


Bookkeeper charged with $673k theft from business

A 30-year employee of an Eatontown-based manufacturing business has been accused for stealing over $600,000 from her employer over a two-year period, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Read More >>

Equality bill to fix wage gap becomes law

Ocean Township — On Thursday, July 25, New Jersey came one step closer to ending the gender wage gap after new employee protections introduced by Assemblywoman Joann Downey and Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling were signed into law. Read More >>

Friends of Jackson Woods on mission to make park shine

Long Branch — Kathy Buchan of Friends of Jackson Woods recently released an update on what has been happening at the park lately. New structures and plantings are planned. Read More >>

Swastikas drawn in city park

Long Branch — Police are investigating a case of vandalism where swastikas were drawn in a Long Branch park.


Summer food drive requests donations for hungry children

Ocean Township — More than one in 10 New Jersey households don’t have reliable access to food, leaving thousands of children hungry every day.


Tito Puente Jr. at Long Branch Portuguese Club tonight

Great concert at the Portuguese Club in Long Branch starting at seven pm.


Casting call for musical Twelfth Night adaptation issued

Atlantic Highlands — Atlantic Highlands resident John Lollos, a television producer, Broadway writer, and director who has produced, written, and directed for theatre and television with over 2,000 programs for network, cable and syndication, is seeking actors for “Love & Let Love,” his original musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. Read More >>

Annual Blood Drive July 31

The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders will host its annual summer Blood Drive at the County Agricultural Building in Freehold from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31 to help reduce the mid-summer blood shortage.