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Red Bank YMCA

At the heart of the Red Bank community since 1874, our Red Bank Family YMCA is here to support health and well-being for all. We’re a special place where people of all ages, interests and backgrounds gather to grow in spirit, mind and body.

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A SOLSTICE SUNSET
8:24 p.m.: Closing out the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, the sun descended over the Navesink River, as seen from Red Bank Marina. (Photo by Stacie Fanelli. ClickContinue reading "A SOLSTICE SUNSET"
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SHREWSBURY JUMPS ABOARD FOR SUMMER
5:30 p.m.: Rasheen Johnson, left, of Red Bank, with Matthew Huston of Shrewsbury at Patterson Park in Shrewsbury. Johnson said his goals this summer were to “lose weight, get someContinue reading "SHREWSBURY JUMPS ABOARD FOR SUMMER"
A BELATED DAD’S DAY GIFT
5:47 p.m.: Father’s Day arrived slightly late for Maria and Kenny Sutherland, brother and sister, who celebrated the occasion on the water Wednesday, instead of Sunday, with both their parents. AfterContinue reading "A BELATED DAD’S DAY GIFT"
CRAZEE ABOUT SOMETHING COLD AND SWEET
4:50 p.m. Among the dozen or more ice cream junkies seated outside Crazee’s Institute of Fine Ice Cream and Nuts in Rumson at this hour were Duncan Straine, 6, and hisContinue reading "CRAZEE ABOUT SOMETHING COLD AND SWEET"
THUMBS UP FOR THE REFRESHING OCEAN
4:31 p.m.: Amelia Liberatore, Sarah Pyne and Vanessa Romano, all of Middletown, head home after six hours at the Anchorage beach in Sea Bright. They stayed in the water mostContinue reading "THUMBS UP FOR THE REFRESHING OCEAN"
KEEPING BUCK AND VIOLET COOL AND CLEAN
3:20 p.m.: Pudgie Conroy feeding Violet, a calf, at Sheep’s Run farm on Rumson Road in Rumson. (Photos by Connor ‘Solstice’ Soltas. Click to enlarge) “Okay, Stinky. That’s it.” TheContinue reading "KEEPING BUCK AND VIOLET COOL AND CLEAN"
NO SAND, NO PROBLEM
3:49 p.m. Dave Dries doesn’t like air conditioning, and a day of record heat doesn’t faze him. With temperatures in the mid-90s, Dries, of Lincroft had Red Bank’s Marine Park nearlyContinue reading "NO SAND, NO PROBLEM"
SUMMER’S ARRIVAL LIFTS RED BANK SPIRITS
1:15 p.m.: On request, Jay Overton, of Shrewsbury, took to the sky with a cool, classic jumping style at Gianni’s Pizza on Maple Avenue. “Summer is my favorite time ofContinue reading "SUMMER’S ARRIVAL LIFTS RED BANK SPIRITS"
NOT SO HOT: DOWNTOWN SHOPPING
12:41 p.m. With temperatures in the mid-90s, shops in downtown Red Bank were losing the battle with Mother Nature Wednesday, with some reporting far fewer customers than on an averageContinue reading "NOT SO HOT: DOWNTOWN SHOPPING"
SMASHING INTO TREES BUT KEEPING COOL
12:24 p.m. Molly Fallon of Middletown might have be doing little more than crashing into virtual trees in a racing game at Yestercades, but she’s just happy to be keepingContinue reading "SMASHING INTO TREES BUT KEEPING COOL"
A LONG, COOL LUNCH BREAK
11:14 a.m. In an effort to help those without AC in their homes escape the sweltering heat, Lunch Break is staying open an extra three hours past its usual lunch hourContinue reading "A LONG, COOL LUNCH BREAK"
ONE HOT HOT DOG TRUCK
12:00 p.m.: Going by the thermostat in George Laboussis’ hand, the temperature inside the G&G Hot Dog Truck in Red Bank had already edged past 95 degrees by noontime –Continue reading "ONE HOT HOT DOG TRUCK"
DIGGING FOR ICE CREAM?
11:04 a.m. A crew hired by the borough digs out the worn curb on Peters Place in Red Bank. (Photos by Stacie Fanelli. Click to enlarge) The borough has beenContinue reading "DIGGING FOR ICE CREAM?"
TWINS GET INTO THE SWING OF SUMMER
10:21 a.m. Mark (left) and Michael (right) Montagu of New York City get a tennis lesson at Victory Park in Rumson. The twins are following in their tennis-loving father’s footsteps at theContinue reading "TWINS GET INTO THE SWING OF SUMMER"
HOT YOGA ON NOT-QUITE-AS-HOT DAY
9:35 a.m.: Bikram Yoga student Robbie Trochia holds the “dandayamana-bibhaktapada-janushirasana” (Sanskrit for “standing separate leg head to knee”) pose at Synergy Hot Yoga on River Road in Fair Haven.  (PhotoContinue reading "HOT YOGA ON NOT-QUITE-AS-HOT DAY"
BABY BUCS LEARN TO BLOCK
9:34 a.m. Red Bank Pop Warner football commissioner Steve  Turner gives future Buccaneers a lesson in proper stance and blocking techniques. At the “Be a Buc” football camp, run atContinue reading "BABY BUCS LEARN TO BLOCK"
LITTLE SILVER: TAKING IN THE SUMMER AIR
9:19 A.M: “I didn’t even know it was the first day of summer,” said Megan Davis, of Fair Haven, picking up her daughter at camp in Little Silver. This isContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: TAKING IN THE SUMMER AIR"
WATCHING THEM GROW
8:46 a.m.: Dian Woodroffe, of Shrewsbury, tends to the potted plants and flowers outside Ten Thousand Villages on Broad Street in Red Bank. A member of the Navesink Garden Club,Continue reading "WATCHING THEM GROW"
A COFFEE KLATCH THAT WALKS AND TALKS
7:40 a.m.:  The ladies of the Early Morning Walking and Talking Club toast a member absent because of knee surgery. Two of the women sport pink shirts printed with “R2K,”Continue reading "A COFFEE KLATCH THAT WALKS AND TALKS"
BUTTING OUT
7:37 a.m.: Leigh Tyluki, a Shrewsbury resident and janitor for the Knights of Columbus Red Bank Council 3187 on Fair Haven Road in Fair Haven, cleaned the building’s parking lotContinue reading "BUTTING OUT"
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WALK THIS WAY
PARTYLINE: Before-and-afters of a sidewalk cleanup on West Street.
SOGGY NOTION
RED BANK: Breezeway sculpture captured the mood downtown as heavy rains fell Saturday morning.
HOME DELIVERY
RED BANK: After a subdivision, an instant house rises on a new Catherine Street lot.
COMMUNITY PROFILES
For Black History Month, Red Bank's Community Engagement and Equity Advisory Committee has been running a series of local profiles on Facebo ...
HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.