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RED BANK: DREAMERS PLAN MEXICO TRIP
RED BANK: Five DACA recipients from Brookdale Community College plan to conduct research in Mexico this summer. A May 5 fundraiser will help with expenses.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank business owner happier than to hear "I saw your ad on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: MOLLY PITCHER TAKING ‘HIATUS’
RED BANK: Molly Pitcher Inn going on "winter hiatus" next week with plans to reopen in March. Its sibling, the Oyster Point Hotel, will remain open.
SANDY HOOK: PROPOSED FEE HIKE RETURNS
SANDY HOOK: Four years after scrapping a proposed entry fee hike, Gateway National Recreation Area is again seeking a 33-percent increase.
RED BANK: HOTEL PLANS PHASED REOPENING
RED BANK: Its wedding and business bookings in shreds, Oyster Point Hotel plans partial reopening Monday while "reinventing" itself for post-pandemic world.
SANDY HOOK: DETOUR FOR SEAWALL WORK
SANDY HOOK: Seawall work prompts detour beginning today for some visitors to Gateway National Recreation Area. Details here.
SANDY HOOK: ENTRY FEE HIKE HALTED
SANDY HOOK: A plan to raise entry fees 33 percent next summer has been dropped by the National Park Service after objections, says Pallone.
SANDY HOOK: ENTRY FEE HIKE PROPOSED
SANDY HOOK: Entry fees would rise 33 percent next summer under a proposal by the National Park Service.
RFH STUDENTS GET REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE
Rumson-Fair Haven juniors Mariah Parsons, Megan Volker, and Abby Drummond are pictured with new friends, during their volunteer stint at an orphanage in Peru. Press release from Rumson-Fair Haven Regional HighContinue reading "RFH STUDENTS GET REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE"
RUMSON ROAD REPAVING SCHEDULED
Users of Rumson Road in Rumson and Little Silver should prepare for disruption to their routines starting Wednesday. Monmouth County plans to repave the road between Branch Avenue and BinghamContinue reading "RUMSON ROAD REPAVING SCHEDULED"
RED BANK READY FOR STORM, SAYS DPU HEAD
Plows will roll out of the borough DPU yard on Chestnut Street starting at about 3 a.m. Thursday, says a borough official. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)Continue reading "RED BANK READY FOR STORM, SAYS DPU HEAD"
BLIZZARD: CANCELLATIONS AND SUCH…
Scenes from the December 26, 2010 blizzard that paralyzed Red Bank for days. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) We’ll update this post at the top as newContinue reading "BLIZZARD: CANCELLATIONS AND SUCH…"
RED BANK: RR XING TO CLOSE TWO NIGHTS
Broad Street at the New Transit grade crossing in Red Bank will be closed to vehicular traffic two night this weekend for track maintenance and repair work. The closings areContinue reading "RED BANK: RR XING TO CLOSE TWO NIGHTS"
RED BANK: STATION WORK IN FINAL PHASE
The long-awaited restoration of the Red Bank train station, named for late mayor and state Supreme Court Justice Dan O’Hern, is on track to wrap up by late August, NewContinue reading "RED BANK: STATION WORK IN FINAL PHASE"
RED BANK: CROSSING WORK DELAYED A BIT
Wet weather has delayed completion of the grade crossing reconstruction at Bridge Avenue and Monmouth Street in Red Bank, New Jersey transit spokeswoman Nancy Snyder said Thursday. The crossing, whichContinue reading "RED BANK: CROSSING WORK DELAYED A BIT"
RED BANK: CROSSING TO BE CLOSED 2 WEEKS
The busy intersection of Bridge Avenue and Monmouth Street in Red Bank will be closed to traffic for about two weeks starting the morning of Thursday, April 24 for replacementContinue reading "RED BANK: CROSSING TO BE CLOSED 2 WEEKS"
RFH ANNOUNCES STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS
RFH staff and students recently welcomed visitors from Hanzhou Entel Foreign Language School in Hanzhou, China. Pictured from left to right are RFH Chinese Teacher Matthew Yang, RFH Supervisor ofContinue reading "RFH ANNOUNCES STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS"
By JOHN T. WARD A Middlesex County man who injured his leg when he was struck by a moving train in Red Bank on Sunday has been charged with aContinue reading "TRAIN ACCIDENT VICTIM CHARGED AS THIEF"
SEA BRIGHT: SERVICE STATION WON’T RETURN
Dunkin’ Donuts is back in business, at right, but the adjoining Sea Bright Service Station won’t be coming back to town, its owner says. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click toContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: SERVICE STATION WON’T RETURN"
HARD-HIT SEA BRIGHT FACES BRIDGE OUTAGE
News of the planned closure of the Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge had restaurateur Chris Wood lobbying elected officials for a modification Friday. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Business ownersContinue reading "HARD-HIT SEA BRIGHT FACES BRIDGE OUTAGE"
After wading waist-deep into churning water on Ocean Avenue during the storm on Monday, photographer Peter Lindner returned to Sea Bright on Saturday, along with redbankgreen‘s John T. Ward, toContinue reading "POST-SANDY, A BRIGHTER SEA BRIGHT"
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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.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.
RED BANK: DOWN BY THE RIVER
RED BANK: Partyline contributor Karly Swaim captured a gloomy mood in Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday evening.