Robert "Jake" Long, son of Robert Long of Tamaqua and the late Deborah Millet Long, graduated from the University of Florida, Gainesville, with a bachelor of science degree in History, with a minor in Business Administration. Commencement exercises were held May 8. A graduate of Tamaqua High School, he is the grandson of George and Lois Millet, Ruth Long and the late William Long, all of Tamaqua.

Long, his wife, the former Jennie DeMambro, and their daughter, Harper Jane, live in Gainesville, FL.