Monmouth County has 274 additional positive cases of COVID-19

FREEHOLD – Monmouth County Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone and County Commissioner Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley have announced that today, March 3, there are 274 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. There are three new deaths being reported today related to COVID-19 in Monmouth County. Read More >>

Madame Vice President Kamala Harris

Our State of Mind By Robin Martin
March is Women’s History Month. This first week of March 2021, the month the Coronavirus was officially a pandemic, which sent the United States into lock down. One by one, schools and businesses, shuttered. Hospitals overrun with Covid-19 patients. County by county our culture was restricted.

Oceanport Filmmaker Selected For Garden State Film Festival

Asbury Park – Celebrating its 19th Anniversary this March 23 – 28, the internationally recognized Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) celebrates the independent film genre by bringing a carefully curated selection of original works to a diverse audience from around the world. Producers are working with F&S Digital again to make GSFF 2021 a hybrid virtual and live event. Read More >>

VNA offering vaccines at Bucky James Center

The City is continuing to work with the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) to vaccinate residents. The vaccination site is at the Bucky James Community Center and is available by appointment only. Read More >>

Legislators of District 11 Partner with Mayor Pallone to Secure Funding for Historic Church of the 7 Presidents Museum

Museum to receive $250,000 under Fiscal Year 2022 State Budget
LONG BRANCH— Senator Vin Gopal and Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey join Mayor John Pallone in announcing that Long Branch’s most historic museum has received $250,000 in funding in Governor Murphy’s official state budget.

Monmouth County Commissioner Director Tom Arnone Newsletter

Happy March! We are just a few short weeks away from Spring.
I want to start my article this week expressing my fellow Commissioners and my strong opposition to the added components of the legalized marijuana bill that was voted through last week. The majority of New Jersey residents last fall voted in favor to legalize marijuana for use by adults at least 21 years of age. There is no question, nor debate, on the outcome of the ballot question. Read More >>

Devils down Wave for second time

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr.
February 26, 2021
For the second time this season the Blue Devils of Shore Regional defeated the boys of Long Branch High School in varsity basketball. The first match-up was at Shore on February 16, with the Blue Devils winning 58-41. The second meeting occurred 10 days later and played at Long Branch High School, with Shore taking the victory 47-42. Read More >>

Jada Rogers leads Wave over Braves

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr.
February 27, 2021
Saturday morning was senior recognition day at Long Branch High School for the girls varsity basketball team. The team has only three seniors on its roster and one, Jada Rogers was instrumental in getting the Lady Wave their first win of 2021. Read More >>

Veterans, Small Businesses and Farmers Deserve Our Support

By Vin Gopal, Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey
As our state continues to make progress in slowing the spread of COVID-19, we have continued to address the many needs of Monmouth County residents so they will be ready to thrive as the economy recovers. Read More >>