Monmouth County has 45 additional positive cases of COVID-19

FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone and County Commissioner Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley have announced that today, May 4, there are 45 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. There are six new deaths being reported today related to COVID-19 in Monmouth County. Read More >>

Secular and Spiritual Approaches to Depression: A Virtual Panel Program

In response to news of a nationwide increase in depression since the start of the pandemic, the Long Branch Free Public Library is sponsoring a program entitled Secular and Spiritual Approaches to Depression, which can be viewed live on Zoom at 11:00 a.m. on May 10th.


Barnegat bats were alive in 21-3 win over LB

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr – May 1, 2021
The baseball field at Long Branch High School has one of the deepest outfields in the Shore Conference. The fence at centerfield is just about 500 feet from home plate. In fact, most of the Green Wave pundits say that only one player has hit a shot over the fence since they have been playing on this field for more than a decade. Read More >>

Celebrating Older Americans Month

By Vin Gopal, Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey

In May, we celebrate the resilience, strength and successes of the older Americans and the power of connection and engagement they bring to building strong communities. Read More >>

MegTalk – Children’s Mental Health

On May 13 Meg Fisher, MD, FAAP at Monmouth Medical Center, will host a virtual discussion with several experts discussing the impact of social isolation on children’s mental health.


Martin Kraidin, 82, of Englishtown, died

Martin Kraidin, 82, of Englishtown, died on Monday, April 26. He was born in the Bronx in 1939 to the late Helen and Alexander Kraidin. Read More >>

Scott Daniel Solomon, age 56, of Long Branch passes

Scott Daniel Solomon, age 56, of Long Branch passed away April 24. 2021 at Jersey Shore Medical Center after bravely fighting complex medical issues all his life. Scott was a barber stylist for more than 20 years before becoming disabled. Read More >>