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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.
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THROWBACK: A SUPERSTAR’S FIRST GLIMMER
THROWBACK: This week in 1964, a photographer serendipitously captured a future pop superstar, Melanie, then a senior at Red Bank High School.
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: NO SCHOOL AS STORM SHIFTS
RED BANK: As expected northeast storm shifts eastward with threat of up to six inches of snow, schools take the day off.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
WOODSTOCK ERA STAR, RBR ALUM “MELANIE” DIES
Melanie Safka, Woodstock era singer songwriter and Red Bank Regional High School alumni hall of fame member known simply as "Melanie," has died.
RED BANK: SNOW. HOW COULD WE FORGET?
RED BANK: Shovels and plows come out as region gets first snow in more than a year. Some schools delay openings; others take the day off.
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: 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: TOWN SEEKS SAFE ROUTES GRANT
RED BANK: Two intersections near primary school, and one at middle school, would get pedestrian improvements if grant comes through.
LITTLE SILVER: RBR BOARD MEMBER INJURED
LITTLE SILVER: RBR board member winds up with black eye following fight between students at Asbury Park middle school where he works.
RED BANK: HISPANIC HERITAGE CELEBRATED
RED BANK: Kicking off Hispanic Heritage Month, council lauds "Dream 4" for rallying community around restoration of RBR Dreamers Club.
LITTLE SILVER: RBR DREAMERS REGAIN STATUS
LITTLE SILVER: Reversing vote that sparked community outrage, RBR board restores funding for a immigrants' advocacy student group.
LITTLE SILVER: DREAMERS FILE BIAS CLAIM
LITTLE SILVER: Dreamers Club at RBR files discrimination complaint; Moore says he's 'hopeful' board will reinstate club Monday night.
RED BANK: 800 ENJOY LUNCH BREAK PICNIC
RED BANK: Lunch Break's annual Community Picnic, Softball Classic Tournament & Backpack Giveaway draws 800 for a day of fun.
LITTLE SILVER: RBR HEAD GETS FULBRIGHT
LITTLE SILVER: Red Bank Regional Superintendent Louis Moore receives Fulbright Leaders for Global Schools Program award.
RED BANK: RBC STUDENT CURATES ART SHOW
RED BANK: Inspired by her Ecuadorian grandmother's art collection, an RBC student has curated a show to spotlight her ancestral homeland.
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.
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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.
“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 ...