CHRIS KELLY Zack Skove, 11, (center), Max Springman, 12, (back left) and Ray Dweck 11, (back right), all of West Long Branch enjoy sliding to earth down a three-story slide at the West Long Branch Community Fair on Friday.

McDonald Family Room construction under way

Thanks in part to the successful Ronald McDonald House gala, construction of a Ronald McDonald Family Room is now under way at Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune. According to Ed Richards, Oceanport, Ronald McDonald House operations vice chair, construction of the 1,000-square-foot facility has already begun at Jersey Shore’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). "We …