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RED BANK: MONMOUTH ARTS OPENS NEW SPACE
RED BANK: Doors away from the Basie's storied marquee, Monmouth Arts unveils a new home for fostering art dubbed ArtSpace.
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RED BANK: A NEIGHBOR’S 9/11 STORY
RED BANK: Twenty years later, a writer captures the story of his neighbor's escape from the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
RED BANK: Library trustees embark on five-year strategic plan update, starting with public survey of attitudes and input on services.
RED BANK: STORY WALK GETS AN UPGRADE
RED BANK: Story Walk, a three-year-old summer feature in Riverside Gardens Park, gets an upgrade to permanent displays in its latest edition.
RED BANK: LIBRARY DIRECTOR CHECKS OUT
RED BANK: Elizabeth McDermott checks out as library director and gets a proclamation; Barbara Pickell named interim director.
RED BANK: LIBRARY DIRECTOR TO RETIRE
RED BANK: After a career pivot, a tumultuous chapter and the restoration of calm, library director McDermott announces plan to retire.
RBR TEACHER NOTED FOR LITERARY BLOG
LITTLE SILVER: RBR teacher Gretna Wilkinson honored for literary blog, the Raven's Perch.
FAIR HAVEN: BEACH READ ON RIVER ROAD
FAIR HAVEN: Best-selling novelist Patti Callahan Henry pays a Wednesday visit to a fave local bookshop with her latest beach read in her beach bag.
RED BANK: BOOKMARKS MARK FAVORITES
RED BANK: More than 500 kids submitted drawings of their favorite things about the town for the library's bookmark contest. Here are the winners.
RED BANK: SCHOOL TO GET 500 BOOKS
RED BANK: As part of an effort to prevent educational "summer slide," the Primary School is to receive 500 books.
RED BANK: ‘BOBFEST’ OF DYLAN, WAR & PEACE
RED BANK: Pat Guadagno's annual 'Bobfest' returns to the Count Basie Theatre with an edition that packs the heft of "War and Peace."
LITTLE SILVER: LIBRARY BOOK SALE RETURNS
LITTLE SILVER: Friends of the Library plan their annual book sale fundraiser over two days next week. Stock up on your summer reading.
RED BANK: ADD SOME LOVE TO ‘EPIC’ POEM
RED BANK: Community members invited to share a few words about what they love, and see their responses woven into an "epic" poem.
RUMSON: ACTOR HELPS MAKE A BOOK ‘SCENE’
RUMSON: Busy actor Siobhan Fallon Hogan adds 'co-author' to her résumé. She and collaborator Lori Oakes will debut their new kid's book at the Oceanic Library.
RED BANK: TIME TO REMEMBER IS WRITE NOW
RED BANK: Project Write Now hosts a Night to Remember fundraiser at the Two River Theater Tuesday, with readings and art by local luminaries.
RED BANK: THIRD NOVEL FOR BARTENDER
RED BANK: Bartender-slash-author serves up his third novel in two years.
SHREWSBURY: “GAS MONEY” GETS HIM HERE
Author Troy Lewis makes a GAS MONEY pitstop at the county library's Eastern Branch, in a Saturday afternoon appearance.
RED BANK: YOUNG READER’S A WORLD-BEATER
Red Bank Middle School seventh-grader Karina Linares Huerta Karina was honoroed by the Red Bank council Wednesday night for finishing first among 1.7 million students around the globe in theContinue reading "RED BANK: YOUNG READER’S A WORLD-BEATER"
RED BANK: A LITTLE BOOK-LABELING PARTY
Kate Triggiano, who had a custom-built “little library” built and installed outside her Red Bank home for neighborhood kids last October, plans a book labeling party Thursday from 7 toContinue reading "RED BANK: A LITTLE BOOK-LABELING PARTY"
FAIR HAVEN: MIMI AT THE CROSSROADS
Singer-songwriter-novelist Mimi Cross makes an appearance in Fair Haven Thursday to promote her new work of fiction, “Before Goodbye.”  (Click to enlarge) By TOM CHESEK “It was great to see everybody,”Continue reading "FAIR HAVEN: MIMI AT THE CROSSROADS"
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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.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...