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RED BANK: GIVING TUESDAY 2022
RED BANK: It's Giving Tuesday. Here are some local organizations seeking help – and one that plans to give a boost to others.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RUMSON: RALLY FOR THE RIVERS ECO-FEST
RUMSON: Clean Ocean Action and partners host a family-fun Eco-Fest in Victory Park on the Navesink River.
VIRTUAL: RALLY FOR THE TWO RIVERS
VIRTUAL: Rally for the Navesink to host Zoom session that includes information about "Greener Blue," the pumpout boat that services the Navesink River.
RED BANK: DEP SAYS RIVERS SAFE FOR HUMANS
RED BANK: Recreational use of Navesink and Shrewsbury is safe despite massive, putrid fish die-off, environmental scientists say.
RED BANK: FORUM ON FISH KILL SLATED
RED BANK: Clean Ocean Action announces town hall meeting with state officials on fish kill that has littered Navesink and Shrewsbury with reeking carcasses.
RED BANK: TOWN HALL ON FISH KILL SOUGHT
RED BANK: Council joins Clean Ocean Action in demand for DEP town hall on fish kill that has littered Navesink and Shrewsbury with reeking carcasses.
RED BANK: FISH KILL ‘MOST SEVERE’ OF LATE
RED BANK: Clean Ocean Action reports on meeting with DEP over 'most severe' menhaden die-off in Navesink and Shrewsbury rivers in recent memory.
RED BANK: MENHADEN DIE-OFF IN SPOTLIGHT
RED BANK: Clean Ocean Action presses state for a town hall on fish die-off, which scientists attribute to bacterium specific to menhaden.
RUMSON: GARDEN CLUB HOSTS ZIPF
RUMSON: Rumson Garden Club hosts Clean Ocean Action founder Cindy Zipf for lecture on efforts to restore degraded marine waters. Open to public.
RUMSON: NAVESINK QUALITY IMPROVES
RUMSON: After a bacteria crisis, Navesink is showing "rapid" improvement in water quality, with possible reopening of shellfish beds a year earlier than expected, state DEP says.
VIRTUAL: RALLY FOR THE TWO RIVERS
RUMSON: Rally for the Navesink hosts a virtual session with updates from around the Two Rivers watershed and tips on gardening and wildlife.
RED BANK: RIVER BACTERIA SOURCES LOCATED
RED BANK: Officials from the 'Rally for the Navesink' collaborate celebrate success in finding a significant source of river bacteria on Marion Street.
RUMSON: RALLY ‘ROUND THE NAVESINK
RUMSON: Rally for the Navesink seeks volunteer water monitors, at a Thursday night forum.
FAIR HAVEN: NAVESINK RALLY RESUMES
FAIR HAVEN: An effort dubbed Rally for Navesink series continues tonight with discussions of oyster beds and safe boat waste disposal.
SANDY HOOK: Register now for the second annual Run the Hook fundraiser for Clean Ocean Action, on May 14
NAVESINK: BACTERIAL HOTSPOTS IDENTIFIED
RED BANK: Bacteria-sniffing dogs ID hotspots here and in Fair Haven as possible sources of human waste bacteria that's winding up in the Navesink River.
RED BANK: SOIRÉE KICKS OFF HOLIDAY SEASON
RED BANK: Business Alliance kicks off holiday party season with fundraiser soirée at the Molly Pitcher. See who you know among attendees.
RED BANK: RIVER CONTAMINATION UPDATE SET
RED BANK: Teaching kids "watershed mindfulness," plus the findings of bacteria-sniffing dogs, mark agenda for the final Rally for the Navesink of 2016.
RED BANK: The Business Alliance hosts its first-ever Holiday Soiree (benefitting two local nonprofits), Nov. 17 at the Molly.
ON THE GREEN: Free public talks in Rumson and Fair Haven will update residents on ways to help keep the Navesink River clean and healthy, October 18 and 20.
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POPE OKS ORATORY
RED BANK: St. Anthony of Padua obtains papal approval to establish Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a community of priests and brothers devoted t ...
RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...