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RED BANK: FORMER MIDDLE SCHOOLERS EXCEL
RED BANK: Former borough middle school students garner a diverse mix of awards and scholarships upon graduation from Red Bank Regional.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: “LIFE CHANGING” GYM FLEXES BODIES AND SOULS
Red Bank: a team of 15 athletes in this year's Red Bank Classic 5k train at an "inclusive fitness" gym clients say is changing lives. (Click for more.)
VIDEO: MONMOUTH BOAT CLUB PLANS TO GO HIGHER
Video: The Monmouth Boat Club has stood on the banks of the Navesink River in Red Bank for 145-years. But the pilings that hold it up are rotting away. A plan is being hatched to lift the historic structure and build a higher foundation. (Click to read/watch)
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. (Click for more)
PHOTOG FINDS HEALING WITH SUICIDE SURVIVOR DOC
RED BANK: Photographer Danny Sanchez had to do something to honor his late wife. He found his mission in the stories of other suicide survivors. (click to read)
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
GREEN MINDED RED BANKERS CONVERGE AT FAIR
RED BANK: From a "trashion show" of dresses made of garbage to displays on how to save a school from sea level rise, photos from the Earth Day Green Fair.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participants.
RED BANK: TEACHING NEW JERSEY DRIVERS TO PUMP THEIR OWN GAS
RED BANK: A new class teaches drivers from New Jersey – the only state with no self-serve – how to pump their own gas.
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.
LITTLE SILVER: RBR DREAMER GETS OVATION
LITTLE SILVER: The last time Madelyn Sanchez-Bera stood before the RBR board of Ed, she says she blacked out. Things were different Wednesday.
RED BANK: JAWS DROP OVER CHEESY WINDOWS
RED BANK: Replacement of classic glass storefont with small residential windows downtown appalls even the building's owner.
RED BANK: DREAMER REFLECTS ON ADVERSITY
RED BANK: In a prizewinning essay, RBR Dreamer Madelyn Sanchez-Berra recounts the effort to save the club that nurtures her dreams.
RED BANK: GAMERS GET A SPOT AT THE TABLE
RED BANK: Hoping to get kids off of zombifying computer screens, a man with a lifelong passion for board games opens a gaming lounge downtown.
RED BANK: BASIE BLEACHER PLAN ADVANCES
RED BANK: Borough will move ahead with plan to request state money to replace grandstand at Count Basie Fields.
RED BANK: COUNCIL HONORS SOCCER CHAMPS
RED BANK: Mayor Billy Portman and the Red Bank council honored the middle school boys' soccer squad for a championship season last week.
RED BANK: BASIE BLEACHER PROJECT SLATED
RED BANK: Home-team bleachers at Basie Park would be replaced at a cost of $1.16 million under Green Acres funding request.
RED BANK: TRAINING CAFÉ APPROVED
RED BANK: Robotics-themed training restaurant for special-needs adults in former Hobbymasters building wins board approval.
RED BANK: TRAINING CAFÉ, BAR ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On the agenda: a training café proposed in the former Hobbymasters building, and expansion at Red Rock Tap +. Grill.
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CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
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.