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RED BANK: ‘MIGHTY’ SOCIAL SERVICES IN SPOTLIGHT
RED BANK: With second warming center about to open, town spotlights "small but mighty network" of programs to provide shelter, nutrition and healthcare to those in need.
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MIDDLETOWN: RIVERFRONT PARK TO OPEN
MIDDLETOWN: Swimming River Park, in the works for eight years, debuts on former site of Chris' Landing Monday.
RED BANK: INDOOR CANNABIS FARM APPROVED
RED BANK: Planning board overcomes misgivings about all-cash operation, electrified security fence, and approves cannabis growing facility.
RED BANK: $10K CANNABIS BIZ FEE ON TABLE
RED BANK: Borough attorney sees red flags in suggested cannabis business licensing fee of $10,000, despite adoption in nearby towns.
RED BANK: BOARD OKS CANNABIS SITING PLAN
RED BANK: Planning board OKs siting plan for growth, processing and retail sales of cannabis. One member objects to siting growers close to homes.
RED BANK: Council opts to go for the green by allowing cannabis commerce, but zoning for it cultivation, warehousing and retail sales.
RED BANK: DALPRA TO HEAD PARKS & REC
RED BANK: Quickly filling vacancy left by Charlie Hoffmann, council hires former RBR athletic director Louis 'Del' DalPra to run parks & rec department.
RED BANK: MARIJUANA GROW SITE PROPOSED
RED BANK: Homebuilder files plan for medical marijuana growing facility in West Side warehouse, but will need a use variance, and more, to proceed.
RED BANK: HOFFMANN LEAVING REC JOB
RED BANK: Leaving borough hall for new job, parks and rec director Charlie Hoffmann gets a 'pile-on' of love from officials.
RED BANK: BON JOVI SPOTLIGHTS PORTER
RED BANK: Rock star Jon Bon Jovi spoke with Pastor Terrence Porter of Pilgrim Baptist Church for a Christmas Eve segment on NBC's Today Show.
RED BANK: Boys and Girls Clubs open remote learning centers to provide safe space for children to participate in their schools’ virtual learning programs.
RED BANK: BON JOVI WARMS UP CENTER
RED BANK: With heavy snow falling outside, Bon Jovi opens new 'warming center' for homeless men, the latest endeavor of his foundation.
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.
RUMSON: ‘RIVAL’ TEENS UNITE TO SAVE LIVES
RUMSON: Students from three high schools, normally rivals, unite to organize suicide awareness and prevention run scheduled for Sunday.
RED BANK: FOOD, CLOTHES & MORE IN CHURN
RED BANK: New food and women's clothing businesses open. Also in Churn: about a 24-hour gym, a deep-freeze therapy place and a new Good Karma takeout spot in the West Side Lofts.
RED BANK: SUNSET PARK CONCEPT TO DEBUT
RED BANK: Residents to get first look Monday at concept plan for new park on long-closed landfill site overlooking Swimming River.
SHREWSBURY: SQUAD SEEKS EMR VOLUNTEERS
SHREWSBURY: First aid squad seeks EMR volunteers.
RED BANK: FREE COFFEE AND CONVERSATION
RED BANK: A free weekly free "coffee and conversation" that aims to bring folks together starts Tuesday morning at Shapiro's.
SHREWSBURY: SEABROOK ZONE ISSUE CITED
SHREWSBURY: Borough tells controversial new drug counseling center that its plan for group sessions doesn't comply with zoning.
RED BANK: RESIDENTS RESIST DUMP-SITE PARK
RED BANK: Not everyone wants a park at the former town dump, say residents concerned about the long-range effects of contaminants.
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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 ...