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WEEKEND PICKS: WOMEN’S SOCCER, JAZZ VIOLIN AND MORE
From Jazz to soccer, Redbankgreen's picks of things do for the (sort of) Fourth of July weekend.
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WEEKEND: SOCCER, MORE SOCCER, MUSIC AND ART
RED BANK: Semipro soccer; an outdoor benefit concert; bands in bars; an art opening and more. Here's what's on tap in town this weekend.
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: SOCCER TEAMS HONORED
RED BANK: Soccer squads honored for undefeated fall seasons that culminated with Northern Monmouth league championships.
RED BANK: SUNSETS ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Final council session of 16-year Menna era includes possible action on Sunset Park and short-term rentals.
RED BANK: DALPRA LEAVING PARKS & REC JOB
RED BANK: DalPra leaving as parks and rec director after just nine months on job. He's mum on his next move but says his tenure was "nothing but positive."
RED BANK: DAL PRA PUTS ‘OUR KIDS’ FIRST
RED BANK: New parks and rec director Dal Pra sets priority for teams using Count Basie Park fields: those with borough kids get first dibs.
LITTLE SILVER: Whipsawed students, parents and teachers at Red Bank Regional High are in for another schedule change starting Thursday.
LITTLE SILVER: RBR EYES TUESDAY RESTART
LITTLE SILVER: After a month away, students and teachers will begin returning to Red Bank Regional Tuesday, superintendent says.
LITTLE SILVER: LAST-MINUTE CHANGE FOR RBR
LITTLE SILVER: A planned resumption of in-school instruction at Red Bank Regional won't happen Monday after all, school says in last-minute notice.
LITTLE SILVER: IT’S BACK TO SCHOOL FOR RBR
LITTLE SILVER: Citing absence of in-school COVID-19 transmission, Red Bank Regional will stick with plan to resume in-school instruction Monday, Moore says.
ON THE GREEN: AT-HOME CLASSES EXTENDED
ON THE GREEN: Red Bank Regional and Red Bank's borough schools extend at-home instruction schedules, citing local increases in COVID-19 cases.
LITTLE SILVER: Red Bank Regional to stay on remote schedule at least two more days as "a number of individuals" test COVID-19 positive.
LITTLE SILVER: Red Bank Regional remained closed Monday for in-person instruction following an eleventh-hour change in plans.
LITTLE SILVER: RBR ADDS WEEK TO CLOSURE
LITTLE SILVER: Red Bank Regional now off-limits for in-person instruction through next week over COVID-19 concerns. This time, even sports are cancelled.
LITTLE SILVER: Red Bank Regional has two more students test positive for COVID-19; no in-person instruction scheduled before next Monday at the soonest.
LITTLE SILVER: TWO CASES TAKE RBR ONLINE
LITTLE SILVER: Two COVID-19-positive tests among students in two days prompt switch to all-virtual classes Monday, Moore reports.
LITTLE SILVER: ‘AT LEAST’ 58 ISOLATED BY RBR
LITTLE SILVER: 'At least' 58 students and teachers are now in quarantine from Red Bank Regional in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic, Moore reports.
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PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
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.