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RED BANK: RUMAGE NAMED SUPER OF THE YEAR
RED BANK: Borough schools leader Jared Rumage named Monmouth County Superintendent of the Year for 2023.
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RED BANK: Superintendent asks council to oppose charter school renewal, citing a 'travesty' of segregative effects over a quarter-century.
RED BANK: RUMAGE REFLECTS ON FIVE YEARS
RED BANK: Jared Rumage reflects on his first five years as schools superintendent, and makes a case for November's $6.75M referendum.
RED BANK: RUMAGE REFUTES CHARTER DATA
Superintendent Jared Rumage speaking at the middle school in January. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank borough schools Superintendent Jared Rumage calls data inContinue reading "RED BANK: RUMAGE REFUTES CHARTER DATA"
RED BANK: REFERENDUM Q&A SCHEDULED
RED BANK: Schools superintendent Jared Rumage schedules first presentation on a $6.75 million referendum for Thursday evening.
RED BANK: AS BLEACHERS PROJECT ADVANCES, QUESTIONS LINGER
RED BANK: Count Basie Fields bleachers replacement sails toward a final council vote, but questions about cost and state funding linger.
RED BANK: AID BILL EASES, BUT DOESN’T END SCHOOL BUDGET SQUEEZE
RED BANK: Borough Schools get some relief from bill aimed at restoring state aid cuts, but financial squeeze still causing pain.
RED BANK: AID CUTS REKINDLE CHARTER DEBATE
RED BANK: School district again decries double whammy of state funding cuts and forking over millions to charter school.
RED BANK: SCHOOLS EYE “DEVASTATING” STATE AID CUTS
RED BANK: Borough schools face cutbacks if a proposed massive cut in state aid is not restored.
RED BANK: FOREST LEAVES SCHOOL BOARD
RED BANK: Board of education bids goodbye to longtime member Ben Forest, who joins the council July 1, and welcomes new member.
RED BANK: DISTRICT TEACHERS HONORED
RED BANK: Six teachers and support personnel earn New Jersey Department of Education honors.
RED BANK: EX-COP TO BECOME SCHOOL SRO
RED BANK: New school resource officer is a "perfect fit," says chief: police department sees two officers retire this month.
RED BANK: MENNA ERA ENDS
RED BANK: Menna concludes record-setting combined terms as councilman and mayor. His successor will have to wait four more days to take up reins.
RED BANK: FOR 1,261, IT’S BACK TO SCHOOL
RED BANK: As borough school district welcomes students for new year, Rumage addresses security, preschool, enrollment and staffing.
RED BANK: CHARTER ‘CULTURE’ IN SPOTLIGHT
RED BANK: Charter school parents press for return to a pre-pandemic "culture" amid canceled events and perceived lack of engagement.
RED BANK: SCHOOL COPS ON HOLD
RED BANK: Council tables plan to put armed police in the borough's primary and middle schools; quarrels over meeting-date change.
RED BANK: A plan to put a police representative in the primary and middle schools is up for approval by the council Wednesday night.
RED BANK: RESOURCE OFFICERS PLANNED
RED BANK:  Borough schools and police plan to roll out an armed school resource officer program to boost safety, McConnell says.
RED BANK: DISTRICT TAX UP TWO PERCENT
RED BANK: Still well below "adequacy" funding, school district keeps tax increase at two percent for second consecutive year, Rumage says.
RED BANK: Former business administrator Ziad Shehady and Councilwoman Kathy Horgan slated for Charter Study Commission interviews tonight.
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FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...
TUB TIME
RED BANK: A sparrow waits for the next available dirt tub while two others take their Sunday baths. (Click for video.)
CHECK IT OUT
A bench outside the Red Bank Public Library provided a serene view of our beautiful Navesink River Monday evening.
WAYWARD SLIM JIM
Anybody lose a Slim Jim? A “Sweet Mild O’ Mine” flavor Slim Jim was seen left unattended on this mailbox on Mechanic Stree ...
YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.