Latino Fest in Long Branch a big hit

Latino Fest was a big hit on Saturday, held at the Long Branch Library in Slocum Park. The Eco Del Sur band wowed the crowd performing music spanning Latin American countries, playing unique instruments with great sound. (See video on The Link News Facebook page) Read More >>

Monmouth County Child Advocacy Center welcomes ‘SURF’ The FACILITY DOG

FREEHOLD – The newest member of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office brings years of rigorous training, a relentlessly affable attitude, and an unwavering commitment to service to his role; today is his first day on the job, having been assigned to the Monmouth County Child Advocacy Center. Read More >>

‘Long Branch Shark Tank’ success story for Long Branch business owners

Long Branch - Avry Griffin grew up in Long Branch, went through the Long Branch school system, and now is an owner, along with Chris Griffin, of a business here in the city that just opened called Griffy’s Organics. In 2019, they were successful participants of the “Shark Tank” program that the city, along with Brookdale Community College held for Long Branch residents.

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Pallone team to run for second term in 2022

By Neil Schulman
Long Branch — Mayor John Pallone and the five members of the City Council, Dr. Mary Jane Celli, Bill Dangler, Rose Widdis, Mario Vieira, and Dr. Anita Voogt, have announced they will be running for reelection in 2022. Read More >>

Gopal, Downey, Houghtaling fundraiser at Wonderbar

Also meet Congressman Joe Kennedy III Ret, Congressman Patrick Kennedy, Ret and Mental Health Advocate Amy Kennedy (NJ)


Monmouth Regional Falcons dominate Pinelands Wildcats

September 11, 2021
By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr.
Over the past five years the Falcons football team at Monmouth Regional has 15 wins and 32 losses. Their worst season was back in 2019 when they were winless in nine games.


Colts Neck edge Spartan girls 3-1

September 11, 2021
By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr.
On a beautiful but somber Saturday morning, the Ocean Township girls soccer team hosted the Cougars of Colts Neck. Before the game started a moment of silence was observed in remembrance of those who perished 20 years ago on 9/11. Read More >>

Long Branch football starts 2021 with a win over SJV

September 10, 2021
By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr
Bressett Stadium at Long Branch High School was filled with spectators on Friday night as the Green Wave kicked off their 2021 football season. Their opponents, the Lancers of St. John Vianney High School. For Dan George it also marked the start to his last season as the head coach of the Wave. Read More >>

Gopal, Houghtaling, and Downey Make Joint Statement on 20th Anniversary of September 11th Attacks

OCEAN – As today marks the 20th anniversary since the tragic attacks on September 11th, 2001, Senator Vin Gopal and Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey are offering the following statement: Read More >>

Housing Units To Be Renamed & Preparing for Bucky James

By Neil Schulman

Long Branch - Councilman Bill Dangler announced that on Sept. 15, there will be a ceremony to rename a group of housing units managed by the Long Branch Housing Authority. Read More >>