Places

  • West Long Branch is also known as: Monmouth County / West Long Branch borough.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Holly Black (novelist and writer), Jordan Woolley (actor), and Jimmy Zoppi (singer and voice actor).

  • West Long Branch is home to the following sports teams: Monmouth Hawks men's basketball.

History

In 1908, the people of the West Long Branch section of Eatontown became unhappy with paying taxes to Eatontown and not getting what they thought was a fair return. A request was made that the West Long Branch section be separated from Eatontown. The Township of Eatontown strongly resisted as there were several large estates in the West Long Branch section that were a source of considerable taxes. An act of the New Jersey Legislature was passed on April 7, 1908, and the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders authorized an election. On May 5, 1908, the referendum was held in West Long Branch, with voters approving the separation. On June 16, 1908, the West Long Branch section of Eatontown Township became the independent Borough of West Long Branch. Prior to being called West Long Branch, the town was called Mechanicsville from the 18th century through the Civil War, and then Branchburg in the 1870s. The name West Long Branch appears in the 1889 Wolverton Atlas of Monmouth County. West Long Branch...

The official website for the city of West Long Branch is http://www.westlongbranch.org/.

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It was noted by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on May 15th, 2015 that Brian F "Fish" Simmons passed on in Sarasota, Florida.  Simmons was 44 years old and was born in West Long Branch, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Brian F "Fish"'s life.

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Marlboro Memorial Cemetery

Marlboro Memorial Park is located on one of the most beautiful pieces of land in the heart of Monmouth County. Founded in 1997, it is one of the newest cemeteries to be approved in New Jersey in over 30 years. More than 2,500 trees and 150 native...

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Glenwood Cemetery
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Rutgers pair charged after student's suicide could give NJ privacy laws their 1st big test
No lawsuits have been filed, though Clementi's parents do have a lawyer. John Bazzurro, a lawyer in West Long Branch, said he believes that Clementi's family could file a claim for privacy invasion whether or not Wei and Ravi witnessed any sexual contact ...
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Rutgers suicide case poses test for NJ privacy law
No lawsuits have been filed, though Clementi's parents do have a lawyer. John Bazzurro, a lawyer in West Long Branch, said he believes that Clementi's family could file a claim for privacy invasion whether or not Wei and Ravi witnessed any sexual contact ...
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Vote machine warning in NJ-6
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Experts Say End Of NJ Tunnel Project Hurts Region
It really would have been a transformative project for land use in New Jersey ... Long Branch station. "More mass transit riders means more people in the area, and hopefully they'll stop by for coffee, food, whatever." In Westfield, a bedroom community ...
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NJ Football: Shore picks for Oct. 29-30
Long Branch, 34-26 Allentown (5-1) at West Windsor South (3-4) :(tomorrow) RB Ross Scheuermann can be electrifying for Allentown. The top back for West Windsor South is Brian Schoenauer.
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The Current History of West Long Branch. Norwood Park. An exclusive ... The Living History of West Long Branch New Jersey. Ch. # Title. 1. Introduction. 2. Borough ...
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Born in Long Branch, he was a life resident with a home in Melbourne, Fla. ... Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery, West Long Branch. Memorial donations can be made ...
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