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PODCAST DEBUT: ITZEL HERNANDEZ ON “VISUALIZING COMMUNITY”
For redbankgreen's first podcast, Brian Donohue chats with Itzel Hernandez, an immigrants' rights activist whose story is both familiar and extraordinary.
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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: ENGLISH PLAZA, LIGHTLY ACCENTED
RED BANK: Of eight shops and restaurants along English Plaza, most are owned by immigrants. Meet five of them here.
RED BANK: TORRES DEBUTS NEW RESTAURANT
RED BANK: Serial entrepreneur Juan Torres debuts new restaurant, an explosion of colors and flavors in a space that was to have been a laundromat.
RED BANK: MURAL LINKS HOMESTEAD TO PAST
RED BANK: A home that served three generations of an Italian family now has a idyllic view, just out the window, of the ancestral town whence they came.
RED BANK: WORRY LINGERS AMONG DREAMERS
RED BANK: Amid relief at Biden taking office, local Dreamers still worry about deportation and yearn for changes giving them a path to citizenship.
RED BANK: COUNCIL BACKS IMMIGRANT RIGHTS
RED BANK: Numerous speakers, some near tears, endorse council action on immigrant rights, ending family separations and more.
RED BANK: Dreamer 'thrilled' by SCOTUS decision thwarting Trump effort to kill DACA protections, plans a Facebook live discussion.
RED BANK: IN LIMBO, ‘DREAMERS’ HEAD TO DC
RED BANK: Their futures in limbo, some three dozen DACA recipients and supporters headed to D.C., where SCOTUS is to decide their fates.
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: INTERPRETERS TO AID POLICE
RED BANK: In what may be a New Jersey first, police department assembles a team of volunteer interpreters to help bridge language gaps with the public.
RBR: FORUM ADDRESSES IMMIGRATION CRISIS
LITTLE SILVER: Today's young people, who overwhelmingly support immigration, will solve an issue that Americans are now torn over, RBR forum speaker says.
RED BANK: HRAC TO LAUNCH ANTI-HATE DRIVE
RED BANK: KKK fliers and decline of civility in political discourse inspire borough Human Relations Advisory Committee's 'No Hate at Home' campaign.
RED BANK: ‘FAMILIES’ MARCH DRAWS 2,000
RED BANK: A 'Families Belong Together' march and rally in protest of the Trump Administration's border policies draws some 2,000. Photos.
RED BANK: RALLY FOR IMMIGRANT FAMILIES
RED BANK: March and rally to protest Trump Administration separation of immigrants families slated for downtown Saturday morning.
LITTLE SILVER: GRAD KEYNOTES HISPANIC FETE
LITTLE SILVER: Red Bank Regional students, and a 2014 alumnus, celebrate Hispanic heritage.
LITTLE SILVER: IMMIGRATION POET VISITS RBR
LITTLE SILVER: Award winning British poet Caroline Smith visits Red Bank Regional to discuss the real life stories behind her collection THE IMMIGRATION HANDBOOK.
AN RBR SR. GOES TO HARVARD AND RUTGERS
RED BANK: A rising RBR senior...and first-generation American...spends his summer with two prestigious math and science programs.
RUMSON: IRISH SPIRIT ON PARADE
Bedecked in silly hats and shamrocks, hundreds of residents of the Greater Red Bank Green lined the route of the fourth annual St. Patrick’s Parade in Rumson Sunday. We’ve gotContinue reading "RUMSON: IRISH SPIRIT ON PARADE"
RBR SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR FASHION SHOW
Left to right: Monica Urena, Jocelyn Rojas, Mariela Reyes, Veronica Perez, Itzel Perez and Carlos Aparicio were among the Red Bank Regional students who were present at last year’s LatinoContinue reading "RBR SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR FASHION SHOW"
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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.
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. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
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.
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA!”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
POPE OKS ORATORY
RED BANK: St. Anthony of Padua obtains papal approval to establish Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a community of priests and brothers devoted t ...
RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.