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RED BANK: ‘HALLOWEEN AT HOGWARTS’ AT THE LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library hosts free Harry Potter-themed Halloween party.
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RED BANK: DRAG QUEENS STRUT THEIR STUFF
RED BANK: Drag queens and audience members strutted their fabulous stuff at a family friendly event that drew no protesters.
RED BANK: FAMILY-FRIENDLY DRAG EVENT SET
RED BANK: While other towns have their knickers in a twist over LGBTQ matters, borough slates a family-friendly drag queen event in a park.
RED BANK: PETTING ZOO AT THE LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library hosts a free Petting Zoo in the back yard, featuring A donkey, chickens, goats and other animals.
RED BANK: PUTH TO HEAD $20M BASIE DRIVE
RED BANK: Pop star Charlie Puth to lead a $20 million drive to provide arts education "in perpetuity" at the Count Basie Center Academy.
RED BANK: STORY TIME AT THE LIBRARY
RED BANK: Join the Red Bank Public Library's Story Time for children every Tuesday and Thursday.
RED BANK: EX-STUDENT LEADS CONSERVATORY
RED BANK: Count Basie Center for the Arts names Laura Petillo to head Monmouth Conservatory of Music, where she studied as a child.
RED BANK: FAMILIES PACK DRAG READING
RED BANK: Drag Queen Story Hour draws a packed room of rapt toddlers and parents as supporters stand at library entrance.
RED BANK: SLURS HURLED AT EVENT ATTENDEES
RED BANK: Protesters shout "pedophile" and other slurs at attendees of library's Drag Queen Story Time.
RED BANK: BASIE TO HOST JAZZ CAMP
RED BANK: Gia Maione Prima Foundation to sponsor free music camp in partnership with Count Basie Center for the Arts and Jazz Arts Project.
VIRTUAL: ‘NO MORE RACISM’ STORY TIME
RED BANK: United Methodist Church hosts a virtual storytime series on race for children aged 5 to 11.
RED BANK: COUNCIL ‘NO’ TO CHARTER SCHOOL
RED BANK: After three hours of divided comments, council unanimously endorses measure calling for end of charter school.
LITTLE SILVER: STORYWALK DEBUTS
LITTLE SILVER: Borough public library and recreation department team up for the grand opening of StoryWalk at the Markham Playground.
RED BANK: BASIE ARTS EDUCATOR RETIRES
RED BANK: After two decades, Basie Center arts educator Yvonne Lamb-Scudiery exits, stage left. Co-directors named to succeed her.
RED BANK: HEALTHY SNACKS FOR KIDS
RED BANK: Library hosts dietitian Jennifer for a presentation on healthy summer snacks for kids.
RED BANK: GIVING PLAY-BY-PLAY A TRY
RED BANK: Young would-be sports announcers get a lesson from Monmouth U announcer Eddy Occhipinti in a Parks & Rec class.
RED BANK: FRESH FASHION ON THE RUNWAY
RED BANK: Young fashion designers show off their creations at a red runway event, the culmination of a three-week Parks & Rec class.
FAIR HAVEN: WALKOUTS GET DETENTION
FAIR HAVEN: Middle-schoolers get detention for walkout in memory of Parkland shooting victims; Red Bank Regional students don't.
LITTLE SILVER: LAWMAKERS ADDRESS FUNDING
LITTLE SILVER: Six lawmakers from both major parties field questions on a wide range of school funding issues here Wednesday night.
RED BANK: A borough man was among 14 Monmouth County residents arrested in a sweep of child porn consumers, authorities said Friday
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LOCAL 9 TAKE TROPHY
After a long hot two days of baseball, the Red Bank area-based Jersey Shore Raiders emerged as champions of the United States Amateur Baseba ...
RHAPSODY ON ICE
RED BANK: On a cool-ish summer evening, keyboardist NGXB entertained customers of Strollo's Italian Ice with renderings of 'Bohemian Rhapsod ...
PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...