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  1. Deal police officer struck by drunk driver, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    A Long Branch man was arrested after he drunkenly crashed into a Deal police car with an officer inside early Sunday morning, police said. Deal police Patrolman Jon Losquadro was parked on Norwood Avenue around 1:20 a.m. when he was struck from behind at a high rate of speed, police said.


  2. Chihuahua at center of mother-daughter custody disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NJ.com

    A Long Branch woman is suing her mother in order to keep a dog she says was given to her. A municipal court in Monmouth County will decide next month who gets to keep the animal, according to a report on APP.com .


  3. Disbarred West Long Branch attorney convicted of diverting $108,000 of client's moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | The Jersey Journal

    Disbarred attorney Eugene LaVergne of West Long Branch was convicted of diverting $108,000 of his client's money for his own use, authorities said. FREEHOLD - A disbarred West Long Branch attorney has been convicted on charges he used $108,000 from an estate account to pay his personal bills, authorities said Saturday.


  4. Local officials, businesses mixed on potential impact of sports betting at Monmouth ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | The Jersey Journal

    Unless a federal judge grants a last-minute restraining order requested by the four major professional leagues and the NCCAA to prevent New Jersey from allowing sports betting is successful, Monmouth Park Racetrack plans to start accepting wagers on athletic events on Sunday. While some local officials and businesses think this could be an economic boon for the surrounding community, others are skeptical it will have a positive impact at all.


  5. Former Long Branch school employee indicted on theft, official misconduct chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Jersey Journal

    FREEHOLD - A former teacher's aide for the Long Branch school district has been indicted on charges of theft and official misconduct. On Thursday, a Monmouth County grand jury indicted Maria Montosa, 46, of Long Branch, on a third-degree theft charge and second-degree official misconduct charge after she alleged stole more than $500 belonging to the Amerigo A. Anastasia School PTO in February, court documents said.


  6. Man dies in jump from Long Branch radio tower, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Jersey Journal

    Public Safety Director Jason Roebuck said the man landed in the same vacant building as the man who jumped off the tower in April . The Y107 radio tower is located off of Memorial Parkway between Broadway and Belmont Avenue.


  7. Monmouth University awards diplomat, humanitarian 'Distinguished Alumni Award'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | The Jersey Journal

    WEST LONG BRANCH - Monmouth University celebrated its 81st Anniversary on Wednesday with its annual Founders' Day ceremony, during which the university honored one of its most distinguished graduates. Thomas Gallagher - a Long Branch native and a member of Monmouth University's Class of 1962 - was presented the university's "Distinguished Alumni Award" during the Convocation ceremony of the campus-wide event Upon graduating from Monmouth, Gallagher joined the Peace Corps and entered into public service in the State Department, where - at the age of 34 - he rose to become the youngest chief of a diplomatic mission in modern United States history as Consul General in Ecuador.


  8. Four Hunterdon County residents honored by art educators of New JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | NJ.com

    Pictured are Susan Bivona, Lisa Conklin, Elie Porter Trubert and Debbie Huff. They were honored by Art Educators of New Jersey on Oct. 5 at the organization's 2014 Fall Conference in Long Branch.


  9. West Long Branch man charged with burglarizing former workplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    A 17-year-old from Roselle was charged with attempted murder in connection with a May shooting in Linden, authorities announced. WALL TOWNSHIP - A 26-year-old West Long Branch man was charged with multiple offenses after he allegedly burglarized his former workplace, police said.


  10. Chris Christie's charisma, deployed to save Tom Corbett's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | NJ.com

    The Pennsylvania governor's race will hinge on the issue of education spending. Here, Gov. Chris Christie is welcomed at George L. Catrambone Elementary School in Long Branch last week.


  11. Spike in suspected enterovirus cases seen in Monmouth County, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    Dozens of children have been hospitalized since the middle of the month with what are believed to be cases of enterovirus D68, but a doctor said the outbreak should taper off in the next few days, app.com reported Wednesday . The respiratory disease, which largely affects babies, children and teens, usually subsides within days but can result in more severe symptoms in a few individuals.


  12. Long Branch man charged with sexually assaulting young girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | NJ.com

    Victor Alvarez De La Rosa, 36, of Long Branch, allegedly sexually assaulted the girl, who was between the ages of 10 and 14 years old, on more than one occasion, Detective Lt. Kevin Faller said.


  13. Four-alarm fire breaks out at Ocean strip mall FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    No one was hurt in a fire that broke out at a small strip mall around 5 pm Friday, an Ocean Township police spokesman said. The fire is believed to have started at a store, Paper Moon, located at 290 Norwood Ave., Lt.


  14. Search for pair lost in Monmouth County park results in drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    A trio of Monmouth and Ocean county residents were charges with drug-related offenses after two of them reportedly got lost in Shark River Park early Tuesday morning. WALL TOWNSHIP - A trio of Monmouth and Ocean county residents were charges with drug-related offenses after two of them reportedly got lost in Shark River Park.


  15. Long Branch man killed in Neptune crashRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    NEPTUNE - A 34-year-old Long Branch man was killed in a Route 33 crash early Sunday morning, police said.


  16. Poll: Is it OK for Christie to play Bruce Springsteen music at town halls?Read the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    Governor Chris Christie tells woman she can object to his using Bruce Springsteen's music but Bruce doesn't.


  17. Communities comes together at National Night Out in Monmouth CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    From giveaways and recognizing children for academic achievements, to food, music and face painting, there was a variety of activities for all ages.


  18. Long Branch woman, foster daughter were killed, officials saidRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    LONG BRANCH - Authorities have ruled the death of a woman and her 10-year-old foster daughter who were killed Friday night as a homicide, authorities said.


  19. Autopsies for woman, girl found dead in Long Branch scheduled for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    LONG BRANCH - The two people found dead in a Lippincott Avenue home on Friday were reportedly a 62-year-old woman and the 11-year-old girl she was raising.


  20. N.J. Hall of Fame inducting James Gandolfini, Brian Williams, Dizzy Gillespie for 2014 classRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    The late actor James Gandolfini is among the inductees for the New Jersey Hall of Fame's 2014 class.


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