LONG BRANCH, NJ – The Long Branch Police Department received a brand new electric bicycle, donated to them by the Long Branch Elks Lodge #742 and other local organizations. The city plans to utilize this bike on the beachfront and appreciates the community coming together to purchase it.
Jim Gallo, of the Long Branch Elks Lodge #742 organized this initiative with the help of many other organizations including Cindy Van Brunt and Frank Noble of Flowers by Van Brunt; Alessandro DiFede, Owner Bella’s Pizza, 21 A Broadway; Joey Caputo, Owner Caputo’s Bakery; Scott Attaway, Owner Fanagle the Bagel; Jim Mack, from Oakhurst VFW.
“Thank you to the Elks and everyone else who came together to make this happen. We look forward to the upcoming beach season and having these bikes help our department on the beachfront,” Director Dominick Saldida said.