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RED BANK: RIVERVIEW UNVEILS CANCER WING
RED BANK: Riverview Medical Center, hoping to capture cancer patients who travel long distances for treatment, debuts new $35 million oncology center.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank business owner happier than to hear "I saw your ad on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: RIVERVIEW PENALIZED
The entrance to Riverview Medical Center as seen earlier this month. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank’s Riverview Medical Center was ranked amongContinue reading "RED BANK: RIVERVIEW PENALIZED"
RED BANK: RIVERVIEW ADDITION WINS OK
The proposed 3,700-square-foot addition, at right above, will serve as a new entrance to the hospital’s oncology services area. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T.Continue reading "RED BANK: RIVERVIEW ADDITION WINS OK"
RED BANK: NEARLY NAKED FOR A CAUSE
Well on its way to earning the label “Red Bank tradition,” the fourth annual cancer awareness-raiser Go Naked and Check Yourself  took over the Downtown Sunday evening, offering raffles, entertainment andContinue reading "RED BANK: NEARLY NAKED FOR A CAUSE"
Pix from the 2013 edition of Artiepalooza, which attracted some 85 vessels at its peak, organizers say. (Photos by Peter Lindner. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Among theContinue reading "NAVESINK RIVER: ARTIEPALOOZA RETURNS"
RED BANK: STILL GOING NAKED
[slideshow_deploy id=’86011′]It was nippy outside Sunday evening, but at Red Bank’s Red lounge, it was a place to Go Naked. Dozens came out to the third annual Go Naked and CheckContinue reading "RED BANK: STILL GOING NAKED"
LOCAL DRY CLEANER FINDS WETTER IS BETTER
Laura Dorf with Lucy, one of two dogs who spend their days at her environmentally safe laundry business, and below with presser Dana Holmes. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T.Continue reading "LOCAL DRY CLEANER FINDS WETTER IS BETTER"
RED BANK: ‘PROPER SENDOFF’ PLANNED
Chief Steve McCarthy, who died Monday, laying a wreath at the September 11, 2001 memorial in Red Bank’s Riverside Gardens Park two years ago. (Click to enlarge) Funeral arrangements haveContinue reading "RED BANK: ‘PROPER SENDOFF’ PLANNED"
RED BANK CHIEF STEVE MCCARTHY DEAD AT 50
Chief Steve McCarthy at borough hall in November, 2011. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank Police Chief Steve McCarthy died Monday morningContinue reading "RED BANK CHIEF STEVE MCCARTHY DEAD AT 50"
Partygoers gathered on dozens of vessels to remember a friend at Saturday’s floating bash on the Navesink dubbed ‘Artiepalooza.’ (Photos by Peter Lindner. Click to enlarge) By NICK MALFITANO OneContinue reading "ARTIEPALOOZA ROCKS THE RIVER"
Supporters packed Teak Restaurant for the second edition of Go Naked & Check Yourself on Sunday. (Photos by Rebecca Desfosse.) By: REBECCA DESFOSSE Sugarush cupcakes and Sweetest Sin have doneContinue reading "BARELY DRESSED FOR CANCER PREVENTION"
WEEKEND: FARM FRESH AND NEARLY NAKED
The Red Bank Farmer’s Market winds down its season at the Galleria, and not-quite-naked models mingle with guests at Go Naked and Check Yourself, both this Sunday. (Click to enlarge)Continue reading "WEEKEND: FARM FRESH AND NEARLY NAKED"
RED BANK: THIS TIME, ELECT TO GO NAKED
Models make their way through the crowds at the inaugural Go Naked and Check Yourself awareness-raiser in 2011. This year’s edition takes place Sunday. (Click to enlarge) By REBECCA DESFOSSEContinue reading "RED BANK: THIS TIME, ELECT TO GO NAKED"
Some of the 800-plus participants in Saturday’s fourth annual Boozin’ for Boobs bar crawl head out to other Red Bank watering holes after assembling at Brannigan’s on Wharf Avenue Saturday.Continue reading "RED BANK: BOUNCING FROM BAR TO BAR"
1.21 JIGAWATTS OF ENERGY IN THE PARK
“Back to the Future,” Red Bank Rec’s first free, outdoor movie of the summer, rolled into Riverside Gardens Park Tuesday night with bunch of complementary events in tow. High humidityContinue reading "1.21 JIGAWATTS OF ENERGY IN THE PARK"
A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY, A LITTLE BIT MOBILE
A mobile language lab at RBR will be stocked with iPads when it opens in September, thanks to a donation from the school’s fundraising foundation.  (Click to enlarge) By DANIELLEContinue reading "A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY, A LITTLE BIT MOBILE"
PAWS FOR CAUSE IN GALLERIA
Yoshi (left) and Chopper (right) anxiously await a treat in front of their owners’ new pet product kiosk, Paws for a Cause. Megan Prenderville and Mike Harper opened the standContinue reading "PAWS FOR CAUSE IN GALLERIA"
Hundreds of walkers took to the track at Red Bank Regional from Friday afternoon until Saturday morning in support of finding a cure for cancer. Social studies teacher April ChicheloContinue reading "WALKING OVERNIGHT AGAINST CANCER"
The cause was cancer prevention, and the nearly naked male and female models were there for educational purposes – swear! Go Naked and Check Yourself, a soiree thrown together byContinue reading "NEARLY NAKED FOR A GOOD CAUSE"
In an effort to raise awareness about detectable cancers, two Red Bank shops are organizing an evening of champagne, sweets and beautiful, bare skin. Another organization is auctioning off aContinue reading "WIN A BON JOVI GUITAR. GO NAKED. OR BOTH"
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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.