Assembly Passes Bill to Improve Accessibility of Telehealth and Telemedicine Services

To improve the accessibility and affordability of health care delivered remotely, Assembly Democrats Joann Downey, Herb Conaway, Daniel Benson, Eric Houghtaling and Robert Karabinchak sponsor legislation to provide expanded coverage for telemedicine and telehealth services. The measure unanimously passed the full Assembly Thursday. Read More >>

Large, unauthorized beach party shuts down Pier Village

Police expect more in future, say fireworks should be postponed

By Neil Schulman, Long Branch — Police were thanked for the job they did handling the unexpectedly large crowds that showed up for an unauthorized beach party at Pier Village on June 19, but more work is needed to handle future situations. The city is also planning on changing the dates for the annual fireworks display, as a similar party is expected at that time.


Long Branch Council briefs: Pool opening announced, Planet Civic, police changes

By Neil Schulman, Long Branch — On July 1, the Long Branch Municipal Pool will open to Long Branch residents. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on June 30 at 6 p.m., though people are encouraged to show up at 5 p.m. for refreshments and activities. Read More >>

Our State of Mind – Making Juneteenth a National Holiday

By Robin Martin – Juneteenth

It caught most Americans by surprise, the signing of bill S. 475, the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act. This designated June, 19 officially, the legal public holiday, Juneteenth National Independence Day. Read More >>

Leon Hess Cancer Center at Monmouth Medical Center

A luncheon celebrating 26 years of supporting Monmouth Medical Center will be held at Navesink Country Club. Read More >>

LWV of Monmouth County Honors Evelyn Murphy for Outstanding Accomplishments at Annual Meeting

Ocean Township: The League of Women Voters of Monmouth County (LWVMC) held their Inter-League Organization meeting on Sunday, June 13, at the Township of Ocean Historical Museum at 703 Deal Road, Ocean.


Upcoming Long Branch events

There is so many events coming to Long Branch – grand openings, ribbon cuttings, music in West End, on Broadway and Pier Village. Read More >>

Jackson Woods improvements update

Thought everyone would like to see some recent improvements at Jackson Woods. Two rain barrels have been installed to collect much needed water for gardening. Someday we hope to have a water source like a fountain perhaps.

Working as a Team, Monmouth Medical Center Surgeons Reach the Century Mark in Pioneering Robotic Spine Cases

Long Branch – Reaching 100 of anything is usually a significant milestone, but it is always an extraordinary achievement in medicine, particularly when it’s the number of patients who receive a life-changing procedure. Read More >>