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LINCROFT: ‘STRONGER THAN THE STORM’
LINCROFT: Author Deborah Mura reads from and discusses her novel, "Stronger than the Storm."
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank business owner happier than to hear "I saw your ad on Red Bank Green!"
LINCROFT: Brookdale's campus was put under brief lockdown over reports of a person with a gun. Prosecutor says it was a BB gun.
Former Brookdale Community College president Peter Burnham, who went to prison for defrauding the Lincroft institution, is out and talking about what led him there, NJ.com Tuesday. “There’s a fine line between confidenceContinue reading "LINCROFT: BURNHAM COPS TO ‘ARROGANCE̵ ...
PROSECUTOR: NO WRONGDOING IN ARREST
Video of Jeffrey Michel’s arrest on the Brookdale campus last month. (Video by Vincent Cordero) By JOHN T. WARD The viral-video pepper-spray arrest of a Brookdale Community College student lastContinue reading "PROSECUTOR: NO WRONGDOING IN ARREST"
Video of Jeffrey Michel’s arrest on the Brookdale campus Friday. (Video posted by Vincent Cordero) By JOHN T. WARD Video of the arrest of a Freehold man on the LincroftContinue reading "LINCROFT: CAMPUS ARREST VIDEO GOES VIRAL"
Brookdale Community College in Lincroft will lay off 210 employees next summer, according to a report by the Asbury Park Press. About 250 staffers, students and alumni packed a “boisterous”Continue reading "LINCROFT: BROOKDALE OKS MASS LAYOFF"
LINCROFT: Ex-NFL-ERS TAKE IT TO THE HOOP
Former Steelers player Rian Wallace gets some competition in the form of a football for the attention of a young fan. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge) By WILContinue reading "LINCROFT: Ex-NFL-ERS TAKE IT TO THE HOOP"
WEEKEND: HEARTS, CRAFTS AND HARMONIES
Kenny Vance and the Planotones bring their supersmooth doo-wop to the Basie Saturday night. Below, quilts will be on display at the Middletown Township Public Library Saturday. (Photo by WilContinue reading "WEEKEND: HEARTS, CRAFTS AND HARMONIES"
AUTHOR OPENS SERIES WITH HARD TRUTHS
By DAN NATALE What does it take to become a published author of fiction? Will power, says Aryn Kyle, author of the national best-selling young-adult novel The God of Animals.Continue reading "AUTHOR OPENS SERIES WITH HARD TRUTHS"
Peter Burnham, who resigned as president of Brookdale Community College last year amid questions over his lavish pay and perks, pleaded guilty Tuesday to defrauding the school out of $40,000,Continue reading "FORMER BROOKDALE PREZ COPS TO FRAUD"
HUMANISTS FIRE BACK IN ‘WAR ON WOMEN’
Pat Barr, a self-described “anti-demonstration demonstrator,” tells fellow humanists about her experiences as pro-choice picketer. (Click to enlarge) By STACIE FANELLI In a presentation heavy on how labels are deployedContinue reading "HUMANISTS FIRE BACK IN ‘WAR ON WOMEN’"
BILLY GETS HIS EVENING, FOR M’TOWN ARTS
Playwright Billy Van Zandt is in the hot seat for an April 30 fundraiser for the Middletown Cultural and Arts Center. By TOM CHESEK No, Billy Van Zandt — toContinue reading "BILLY GETS HIS EVENING, FOR M’TOWN ARTS"
IN oRBit: ONLY SUPER RALPH CAN SAVE US
Activist. Advocate. Gadfly. Thorn in the side, savior of life and limb, spoiler of presidential elections. Ralph Nader has been called many things in his 75 years, although “novelist” hasn’tContinue reading "IN oRBit: ONLY SUPER RALPH CAN SAVE US"
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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.
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.