IN BRIEF Volunteer Center seeks summer assistance

IN BRIEF Volunteer Center seeks summer assistance The Volunteer Center of Monmouth County needs volunteers for a county social-services agency to assist a family with 3-year-old triplets born with developmental delays. Volunteers are requested to assist the family two to three hours per week. A Shrewsbury area association that assists the physically challenged needs volunteers …

Long Branch police play softball for Emmanuel

The Long Branch Police Department recently participated in the fourth annual Sheriff’s Trophy Softball Tournament to benefit the Emmanuel Cancer Foundation for Children. Also participating in the tournament were teams from the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office, 94.3 FM "The Point," the prosecutor’s office, and the Hazlet Police Department. The June 15 tournament raised more than …

Free vision screenings to be offered July 19-21

J.C. Penney Optical, Monmouth Mall, Eatontown, will offer free vision screenings July 19-21 from 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. The optical center is on the upper level of J.C. Penney near the furniture department. For more information, call (732) 544-8085.

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CHRIS KELLY Isaac Cohen, (l-r) Lauren Chalom and Sonja Cohen, all of Deal, shop at one of the numerous merchandise vendors at Oceanfest, held on the promenade in Long Branch on July Fourth.