GOP, Dem. candidate join for Puerto Rico relief

In a rare move, the two leading gubernatorial candidates come together last week to voice support of a statewide charity designed to raise funds for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. Read More >>

Hundreds attend forum on youth suicide prevention

West Long Branch — More than 330 parents, teachers, clergy, social workers and concerned citizens attended the inaugural event of Monmouth University’s SRF Suicide Prevention and Training Project (SRF), a forum titled “Youth Suicide Prevention: Using the Media to Begin the Conversation,” on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Read More >>

Eatontown police officer was justified in shooting at armed suspect

The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office (MCPO) is releasing the following statement regarding a police-involved shooting in Eatontown as required by the Supplemental Law Enforcement Directive Amending Attorney General Law Enforcement Directive No. 2006-5. Based on a review of this matter by both the MCPO and the Attorney General’s Office, it has been determined that use of force by the officer involved was legally justified and that the MCPO fully complied with all portions of the above-referenced Directive regarding uniform statewide procedures and best practices for conducting police use of force investigations. Read More >>

Fall Job Fair set for Sept. 29

If you are seeking a new job or a career change, you should attend Monmouth County’s Fall Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29 at the Brookdale Community College Collins Arena, 765 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft. Read More >>

Save the planet and your budget this Halloween

Middletown — With Halloween approaching, it’s time to start thinking of costumes for you, your family, and even your pets. This year, upcycle your gently used adults’, kids’, and even pet costumes for a spooktacular new-to-you ensemble during the Monmouth County Park System’s Eek-O-Fabulous Costume Swap. Read More >>

Guilty plea to trying to sell ‘As Seen On TV’ co. secrets

A former employee of a New York company that invests in, imports and distributes “As Seen On TV” products admitted trying to sell trade secrets to one of the company’s competitors, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced. Read More >>

Woman killed crossing Ocean Blvd

On Friday, September 22, 2017, at approximately 10:15 p.m. a 60-year-old Stanhope woman died as result of injuries sustained when she was struck by a vehicle along Ocean Avenue in Long Branch. Read More >>

Collecting for hurricane victims

By Patty Booth O’Neill
Sometimes having to find a new location is a good thing. That was the case when Steven Levine and multiple supporters began accepting supplies for hurricane victims. Read More >>

Speed bump repairs may face a bumpy future

By Coleen Burnett
Eatontown — At the workshop meeting of the Eatontown Borough Council on September 13, the hot topic was the release of the a “speed bump” study by Borough Engineer Ed Hermann.