RED BANK: LIBRARY TO MARK A CENTENNIAL
RED BANK: Library to mark centennial of vote that changed it from a struggling membership organization to one that's free and open to all.
RED BANK: LIBRARY MARKS PAST, EYES FUTURE
RED BANK: The library celebrates 80 years in its home with a day of events that includes town tours and the reopening of the shuttered history room.
RED BANK: TRUSTEE CHARGED WITH KID PORN
RED BANK: A Rivercenter board member was arrested at his Sea Bright home and charged with child pornography last week, according to police.
RED BANK: COUNTY LIBRARY COSTS WEIGHED
Trustees of the library say local taxpayers would still have to foot the cost of the borough facility on West Front Street, above, with access to fewer resources from Monmouth County. (PhotoContinue reading "RED BANK: COUNTY LIBRARY COSTS WEIGHED"
FAIR HAVEN: WHAT RESIDENTS LIKE, OR DON’T
A survey found general satisfaction with the older, eastern business district, above. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD There are too many street lights onContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: WHAT RESIDENTS LIKE, OR DON’T"
RED BANK: EISNERS PLEDGE $50K TO LIBRARY
Through his foundation, former Disney CEO Michael Eisner below, has pledged $50,000 to the library that bears his family’s name. (Photo above by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) (Press releaseContinue reading "RED BANK: EISNERS PLEDGE $50K TO LIBRARY"
FAIR HAVEN: INPUT WANTED ON PLANNING
The Fair Haven Planning Board is conducting a survey as it prepares to create an updated Master Plan, asking residents whether they think downtown signs are too big, how their childrenContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: INPUT WANTED ON PLANNING"
RED BANK: GOP ‘CANDIDATE’ BLASTS… GOP
Camera-shy then as now, Irwin Katz hides behind a sign at his short-lived Monmouth Street store in 2007. Below is the August 10 GOP Facebook post that angered Katz. (Photo by John T.Continue reading "RED BANK: GOP ‘CANDIDATE’ BLASTS… GOP"
FIVE JOIN MONMOUTH CONSERVATION BOARD
The foundation is in the process of acquiring the 15-acre Chris’s Landing in River Plaza. Below, Meredyth R. Armitage. (Photo below by Tina Colella. Click to enlarge) Press release fromContinue reading "FIVE JOIN MONMOUTH CONSERVATION BOARD"
RED BANK: BURNHAM WINS ZONING CASE
Cindy Burnham with her attorney, Ron Gasiorowski, at Thursday night’s zoning board hearing. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The fix wasn’t in –Continue reading "RED BANK: BURNHAM WINS ZONING CASE"
RED BANK: LIBRARY HOSTS FUNDRAISER
Seven months after a mass resignation of board members in a budget dispute, the Red Bank Public Library hosted a wine-tasting fundraiser to signal it is back on track toContinue reading "RED BANK: LIBRARY HOSTS FUNDRAISER"
RED BANK: TRUSTEES PAN BOROUGH BUDGET
Barbara Withers, a resident of the Atrium at Navesink senior complex, implores the board to preserve a book-delivery service for its residents. Below, board president John Grandits, left, with MayorContinue reading "RED BANK: TRUSTEES PAN BOROUGH BUDGET"
RED BANK: LIBRARY LAYOFFS MAY BE REVERSED
The fate of jobs for three full-time librarians is still up in the air. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank officials saidContinue reading "RED BANK: LIBRARY LAYOFFS MAY BE REVERSED"
RED BANK: BOARD DEFENDS LIBRARY LAYOFFS
The library board of the trustees at a meeting in February. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Responding to “misinformation” and “half-truths… stretched beyondContinue reading "RED BANK: BOARD DEFENDS LIBRARY LAYOFFS"
RED BANK: WALGREEN’S ON PLANNING AGENDA
The sole item on the agenda Monday night at the Red Bank Planning Board is a proposed Walgreen’s pharmacy, which would replace the closed Rassas auto dealership on Broad Street.Continue reading "RED BANK: WALGREEN’S ON PLANNING AGENDA"
RED BANK: SCHOOLS HEAD MORANA TO RETIRE
Superintendent Laura Morana in her office in 2009. (Click to enlarge) Red Bank schools Superintendent Laura Morana is leaving the district at the end of the month, according to aContinue reading "RED BANK: SCHOOLS HEAD MORANA TO RETIRE"
SEA BRIGHT: SKIMMING THE SURF’S EDGE
[slideshow_deploy id=’84392′]Scenes from Sunday’s action at the two-day Skimbash 2013 held this weekend in Sea Bright. The competition is considered the premier pro/am skimboarding event on the Jersey Shore. (PhotosContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: SKIMMING THE SURF’S EDGE"
RBR TEACHERS, BOARD RESUME TALKS
Teachers and board members returned to the bargaining table Thursday night. (Click to enlarge) By SARAH KLEPNER More than two years into a drawn-out negotiation process, including almost a year-and-a-halfContinue reading "RBR TEACHERS, BOARD RESUME TALKS"
RED BANK HEAD LIBRARIAN OUSTED
By JOHN T. WARD After less than a year in the job, Red Bank Public Library director Mary Faith Chmiel has been forced out. Chmiel, right, tells redbankgreen she wasContinue reading "RED BANK HEAD LIBRARIAN OUSTED"
RUMSON WOMAN TO FOCUS BASIE ON FUNDING
Justine Robertson, who revived a family-owned theater in her native Hartford, Connecticut, is the new interim CEO of the newly restructured Basie. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD ElbowingContinue reading "RUMSON WOMAN TO FOCUS BASIE ON FUNDING"
RFH CAROLERS BRING HOLIDAY SPIRIT
The Rumson Fair Haven High School Tower Singers sing Jingle Bells and other favorites in front of the former Chase bank on Broad Street on S ...
RED BANK: YES, IT’S STILL COMING
Four years after winning borough approval, Jack Manousos still plans to open a restaurant at 3-5 Broad Street. When? Not ready to disclose, ...
RED BANK: AMID THE BLUE
A rack of small vessels at the Navesink Riverside Residences and Marina added colors to the river’s deep blue, as seen from the Red Ba ...
[GIF] COUNTDOWN TO TREE LIGHTING
The final countown and lighting of Broad Street toward the end of the Holiday Express Concert. GIF below and video right after.
PANORAMA: HOLIDAY EXPRESS CONCERT
Tim McLoone and his Holiday Express band light up the crowd on Broad Street before the annual tree lighting.
THANKSGIVING EVE: WHAT WAS GOING ON
Nothing marks the arrival of Thanksgiving weekend like reacquainting with someone from high school that you hoped to never see again in your ...
RED BANK: YES, RED BANK
Kayaker Carla Fiscella shared this lovely autumn vignette along the Swimming River at Chapin Avenue from last week.
RED BANK BUCKS GIVEAWAY
Red Bank RiverCenter will host a $5,000 Red Bank Bucks Giveaway at Toast City Diner this Saturday. It’s essentially free money, and who do ...
RED BANK: TREE TIME!
This year’s Christmas tree arrived at Riverside Gardens Park in Red Bank Saturday. It will be lit (along with the rest of the downtown) as ...
RED BANK CLASSIC 5K RUNNING A DEAL
Red Bank 5K Classic sets 2024 date, with discount registrations starting Friday.
PBA TOY DRIVE BRINGS JOY TO LOCAL KIDS
Help make a kid’s Christmas a bit nicer with a toy donation to the annual Red Bank PBA toy drive.
FUNDRAISERS SUPPORT GLOBAL REFUGEE RELIEF
Fundraisers with the United Nations Refugee agency on Broad Street collecting donations for refugees worldwide, and killing time between cha ...
“PUT IT IN THE WINDOW!”
The King of Rock and Roll was seen hanging in the window of Jack’s Music Shoppe. When asked if there was any reason behind it apart fr ...
RED BANK: WATCH YOUR STEP
The painted sidewalk at 205 Broad Street (featured in a recent Where Have I Seen This) getting a new look today.