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Edison writer's play opening in Long Branch

This guide to Central Jersey's 10 best fall entertainment events includes Montgomery FunFest, Central Jersey Jazz Festival, Raritan River Festival, NJ Horror Con, John Basilone Parade, and Far Hills Race Meeting. STAFF VIDEO BY BOB MAKIN Laura is worried. James, her husband of many years, has been

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 13:00:07

Long Branch Rotary Hears Chief Roebuck on Crime Control

LONG BRANCH: At a recent Friday meeting of the Rotary Club of Greater Long Branch, the guest speaker was the city's Police Chief Jason Roebuck who spoke about the strategies, tactics and actions being used by police, in the city and elsewhere, to combat criminal and illegal activities impacting the

WORDONTHESHORE.COM - 2017-09-22 12:17:34

Financial woes aside, Murray is West Long Branch's new administrator

WEST LONG BRANCH - Stephanie Murray is the new administrator as her prior financial woes did not factor into her selection by borough officials. "She's been an elected Middletown official since 2012 and we liked that she had good knowledge of how to interact with the different municipal departments

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-22 14:46:25

Fewer Americans want to see wall, deportations, Monmouth U. poll says

Embed x Share CLOSE WATCH: RALLIES, RAIDS AND POLICY; IMMIGRATION IN NEW JERSEY Long Branch man faces possible deportation | 1:23 Carlos Larios, a Guatemalan national who illegally entered the U.S. over a decade ago, faces the possibility that he will be deported this summer. THOMAS P. COSTELLO 1 o

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-21 19:45:57

Soccer: Russo verbally commits to Division I Monmouth

To help with one of the most important decisions of her young life, Brianna Russo put together a checklist. As she learned more about Monmouth University, the 15-year-old soccer star's list started to pile up the check marks. Then, she toured the West Long Branch campus. "That was it, I fell in love

DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 16:49:23

Preventing youth suicide, Monmouth U. takes the lead

Marlboro Middle School psychologist Dr. Nancy Asher-Shultz discusses the Netflix show '13 Reasons Why' and its take on teen suicide, rape, and depression. STAFF VIDEO BY THOMAS P. COSTELLO THOMAS P. COSTELLO EATONTOWN - Tens of thousands of people take their own lives each year, so when Monmouth Un

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-21 20:29:06

Christie: Republicans in denial over drug addicts in their communities

After seven and a half years in office, Gov. Chris Christie was used to hecklers. He just couldn't understand them being from his own political party. It was May, and Christie was at a news conference announcing the opening of an outpatient substance abuse center in Shrewsbury, part of conservative

NJ.COM - 2017-09-22 11:15:00

Get your tickets now for Jersey Storytellers: On Love and Loss

After a string of sold-out events, Jersey Storytellers Project returns for another amazing night of storytelling, community and connection 7 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Asbury hotel, 210 5th Ave., Asbury Park. We all know New Jersey is filled with interesting people who have interesting stories to share. As

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-22 08:00:06

Ocean County Jail officers docked vacation day for going to racetrack

Travel back in time with Erik Larsen of the Asbury Park Press for a visit to Ocean County in the 1930s, when political boss Thomas A. Mathis ruled not from an iron throne, but with an iron first. Erik Larsen TOMS RIVER - Two superior officers in the Ocean County Department of Corrections have been

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-21 22:30:55

Latest GOP Health Bill All But Dead; McCain Again Deals the Blow

Because of united Democratic opposition, the measure would fail if just three of the 52 Republican senators oppose it Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-09-22 18:57:18

Asbury autistic student left at wrong spot by bus

ASBURY PARK - A private bus company dropped an Asbury Park student off at an incorrect stop this week, prompting the city's school district to launch an internal investigation into the matter. Jovonta Hall told News12 New Jersey that the bus driver left her 5-year-old son, who is non-verbal and auti

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-21 19:24:54

The 30-minute pitch that got Eatontown's Jack of All Sprays onto Walmart shelves

Walmart will begin renovating its store in Neptune in August and recently finished a project in Stafford. Here's what you'll see. Video by David P. Willis Wochit In a small room, the leadership team at Eatontown-based American Oil & Supply International had just 30 minutes to pitch their product, J

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-22 09:00:09

Embattled NJ Mayor Faces Plea Deal Deadline

The embattled mayor of one of New Jersey's largest cities is set to appear in court Friday to announce whether he will accept a plea deal that carries up to five years in prison or stand trial on corruption charges. Paterson Mayor Joey Torres and his lawyer have declined in recent weeks to say what

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-09-22 02:48:52

Woman, 42, dies after being pulled from water off Asbury Park

ASBURY PARK -- A 42-year-old woman pulled from the ocean off Asbury Park on Wednesday afternoon died at an area hospital Thursday, authorities said. Erin B. Higgins, of Harriman, N.Y. and a 54-year-old Wallkill, N.Y. man were swimming in chest deep water off the 1700 block of Ocean Avenue around 3

NJ.COM - 2017-09-22 16:06:15

Bruce Springsteen's birthday in Asbury Park: The Brucebook Convention

There's going to be even more Bruce Springsteen fans than usual in Asbury Park from Friday, Sept. 22 to Sunday, Sept. 24. That's because the 2017 Brucebook Convention is coming to town. Members of the Brucebook Facebook page, some 325 strong from around the world, will be seeing shows, taking tours

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-21 21:50:32

Swimmer pulled from water at Asbury Park beach has died

ASBURY PARK -- Police said the woman pulled from the water unconscious at the beach near Deal Lake Drive on Wednesday has died. She was identified as Erin Higgins, 42, of Harriman New York. POT BUST: Manchester father, son busted on marijuana charges On Wednesday afternoon around 3:11 p.m. authoriti

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-22 15:17:45

Young performers rock open mic sessions in Red Bank

Tonight marks the return of a popular series of youth open mic sessions launched last spring by Middletown resident Mark LaRochelle. LaRochelle serves on the Education Committee of the Jersey Jazz Shore and Blues Foundation along with Rutgers American Studies professor Christine Zemla. Last spring,

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 05:41:09

Jersey Shore Fishing: Golden Eagle finds big blues

Tropical Storm Jose sent big swells crashing on our shores, and kept boaters in port since the weekend with the result that only one ocean fishing report was received on the first day of fall-- though that was a very good one as the Golden Eagle from Belmar got into jumbo bluefish up to 20 pounds. I

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 23:23:17

Family of 8 displaced by Neptune City fire

NEPTUNE CITY - LaShawn Kirkpatrick pulled up to her West Sylvania Avenue home in time to watch as virtually all of her family's belongings were being destroyed by fire. "The whole house was up in flames," she said. The fire displaced not only her family of eight, but it also sent a neighbor who ran

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-22 04:15:24

Fallen Holmdel athlete Jack Dowd remembered as 'superman'

HOLMDEL - Jack Dowd liked to throw parties - for other people. He threw one for his neighbor, Alok Malhotra, for no other reason than Malhotra was struggling in school when both were in the eighth grade. "He called everybody together and he told them he just wanted to cheer me up - it was a really r

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-21 21:01:50