LBI Library Celebrates China in January

Chinese culture and the Chinese New Year will be celebrated all month long at the Long Beach Island branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. During January, the meeting room and display case will feature paintings and art work by Jill DeFelice, Linda Saladino and Bernadette Callanan, as well as a collection of Chinese art including fabrics, jewelry, screens and

Red Cross Needs Blood Donors

The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donations in response to a severe winter blood shortage and asks eligible donors to make an appointment to give now. The Red Cross provides about 40 percent of the nation’s blood supply, and right now, Red Cross blood products are being distributed to hospitals faster than donations are