CODE BLUE- 11/12/19 at 6 PM to 11/13/19 at 10 AM & 11/13/19 6 PM to 11/14/19 8 AM
The NWS in Mount Holly has issued a weather forecast which calls for temperatures to fall within the prescribed Code Blue Alert thresholds. As such, pursuant to the law, effective 6:00 pm on Tuesday, November 12 and continuing until 10:00 AM Wednesday, November 13 and again starting 6:00 PM Wednesday, November 13 and continuing until 8:00 AM Thursday, November 14, Code Blue Alert for Monmouth County has been issued.
Those who need access to a warming center should first contact the Long Branch Police Department. The Long Branch Police will then coordinate assistance with the Monmouth County Office of Emergency Management (OEM). Transportation will be provided to AND from the warming center for those who need it. Please call LBPD 732-222-1000 and transportation will be coordinated. In addition, residents are being asked to check on elderly neighbors and to limit the outdoor activity of pets. If an individual must be outdoors, avoid over exertion, keep dry and wear several layers of loose-fitting clothes. While traveling, make sure that someone knows your route and schedule and have a winter survival kit, including a blanket, in your vehicle.
The county’s community partners include the Jersey Shore Rescue Mission of Asbury Park, Trinity Episcopal Church and the Pilgrim Baptist Church in Red Bank.
Please contact Community Mission Center of Long Branch located at 650 Broadway to find out if this location will serve as a Warming Center from 6pm-6am during this code blue. Pastor Marisol: 732-870-0809 or Bev Kreuz: 732-403-4407.
The Holiday Beach Badge Sale is on!
2020 Seasonal Beach Badges are on sale now through January 31st, 2020. They are available for the sale price of $40 for 18-61 & $25 for Students, 14 - 17.
Stop by the Tax Office at 344 Broadway or Recreation at 231 Wilbur Ray Avenue to get yours! Cash only!
Please note that these badges are for City Beaches only and do not include Seven Presidents beach which is part of the Monmouth County Parks System.
After January 31st, 2020, the sale will end and prices will go up $5 per badge!
Join us for these exciting 2019 Holiday Events in the City of Long Branch, NJ!
SHOP LONG BRANCH
A program designed to encourage residents to support local businesses.
Individuals who sign up for a SHOP LONG BRANCH card will receive discounts at participating businesses. Discounts will be applied directly to the individuals property taxes or provided in the form of a year-end check for non-residents or those who rent.
Businesses that have signed up thus far:
Bacon Beach Grille (49 Atlantic Avenue)
Becca's Cookie Bar (604 2nd Avenue)
Bella's Pizza (425 Liberty Street)
Butcher's Block Restaurant (235 West Avenue)
BR Help Center (489 Broadway, 2nd Floor)
Caputo's Italian Pastry Shoppe (444 Ocean Blvd North)
Cortez Cigar (23 2nd Avenue)
Dancing Through Life (132 West End Avenue)
Finer Details (187 Westwood Avenue)
Interworld Highway (205 Westwood Avenue)
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service (103 Brighton Avenue)
John Guire Supply (187 Brighton Avenue)
Lapidus Décor (182 Broadway)
Leonard P. Kiczek, Esquire (226 Broadway)
Natural Healthcare (10 West End Court)
Norah's Irie Jamaican Restaurant (530 Springdale Avenue)
Sands Dry Cleaners (444 Ocean Boulevard North)
Shelly's Jewels (605 2nd Avenue)
Sip's Ace Paint & Hardware (700 Joline Avenue)
The Link News (176 Broadway)
The Peddler (150 Ocean Boulevard North)
V & S Auto Brokers (517 Broadway)
And More To Come!
Shop Long Branch cards will be available to all residents and city visitors beginning 10am Tuesday July 30 at various municipality locations including:
· Long Branch Public Library - Main (328 Broadway)
· Long Branch Public Library - Elberon (168 Lincoln Ave)
· City Hall - Information Desk (344 Broadway)
· Community Development Office (228 Broadway, 2nd Fl)
· Senior Citizens Center (85 2nd Ave)
· Recreation Department (231 Wilber Ray Ave)
· Chamber of Commerce (228 Broadway, ground level)
· BR Help Center (489 Broadway)
· Finer Detail (187 Westwood Ave)
Each participating business will have a window cling identifying itself as a member of the program.
If you are a local business and would like to learn more about the program, or to sign up for the program, please contact
Roberto Ferragina of Long Branch's Office of Community & Economic Development
firstname.lastname@example.org / 732.923.2041