Pallone Leads Call to Expand COVID-19 Testing Sites In New Jersey

Long Branch – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today led a letter to President Trump asking him to provide New Jersey with the testing resources it needs to combat the rising number of COVID-19 cases. In writing to President Trump, the Democratic Members of the House of Representatives from New Jersey requested that the President re-open drive-through testing facilities operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help contain the spread of COVID-19. Read More >>

Spartans finish 2020 strong with big win

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr
November 20, 2020
Ocean Township High School varsity football closed out their 2020 season with authority. Friday night, they hosted Manchester High School and after a shaky start dominated the Hawks winning 49-26. Read More >>

Long Branch Library topics for December

December is a busy month for the Long Branch Free Public Library with holiday recipes, handling dysfunctional families, holiday stories and much more!


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Charles Richard Schwartz of San Antonio, caring brother, uncle, and friend passed away peacefully on November 9 at the age of 93.

The son of George and Elizabeth Schwartz, Charles was born on March 4, 1927, in Newark, N.J., and grew up in the company of two older brothers, George and Robert. The family attended Central Christian Church in East Orange, N.J., where his mother played the organ. He didn’t much care for school when he was young, but he enjoyed social studies and shop class.


What’s valuable about New Jersey’s forests?

The State We’re In by Michele S. Byers, Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation

In the not-so-distant past, the value of forests was based on the timber generated from logging. Forests without commercial timber potential were thought to be nearly worthless. Read More >>

Monmouth County has 287 additional positive cases of COVID-19

FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone and Freeholder Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley have announced that today, Nov. 19, there are 287 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. There is one new death being reported today related to COVID-19 in Monmouth County. Read More >>