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RED BANK: ADD SOME LOVE TO ‘EPIC’ POEM
RED BANK: Community members invited to share a few words about what they love, and see their responses woven into an "epic" poem.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: SENIORS GET DOWN AND DIRTY
RED BANK: Senior Center has a new raised-bed planter donated by Councilwoman Cindy Burnham.
RED BANK: FOLLOW THE LEADER… READER
The new Leader Reader series at the library is meant to introduce children to different careers. First up: redbankgreen publisher John T. Ward, below. (Click to enlarge) The Red BankContinue reading "RED BANK: FOLLOW THE LEADER… READER"
RED BANK: SMOKE ON THE WATER AT THE Y
A smoke condition prompted an evacuation of the Community YMCA in Red Bank at around 6 a.m. Wednesday, sending wet swimmers and other exercisers outdoors. An unconfirmed report attributed theContinue reading "RED BANK: SMOKE ON THE WATER AT THE Y"
SEA BRIGHT TO TAKE IT BACK TO THE BEACH
‘Mount Sandy’ and the small mountain of storm debris are gone from the beach, where Sea Brighters will gather on October 29. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD HowContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT TO TAKE IT BACK TO THE BEACH"
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"
FAIR HAVEN STARTS SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH
Community and school board members assembled at Knollwood School Thursday night regarding the search for a new superintendent to replace Kathi Cronin, below. (Photo above by Danielle Tepper. Click toContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN STARTS SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH"
SANDY LOOMS OVER HOLIDAY GIVING
Little Silver – Many of Red Bank Regional High School’s students come from beach towns and were faced with tragedy when their homes were struck by Hurricane Sandy. Some lostContinue reading "SANDY LOOMS OVER HOLIDAY GIVING"
TAKING A BITE OUT OF CRIME
Scenes from the Fair Haven National Night Out in 2009, above, and Red Bank’s 2011 edition, below. (Click to enlarge) By DANIELLE TEPPER Since 1984, the National Association of TownContinue reading "TAKING A BITE OUT OF CRIME"
FOOTBALL GUIDES KIDS’ COMMUNITY VALUES
Donald “Yusef” Rogers holds the coin toss at Eastside Park to begin Game 1 of F.L.A.G. Football last Sunday. (Photo courtesy of Chris Melvin; photo below by Stacie Fanelli. Click toContinue reading "FOOTBALL GUIDES KIDS’ COMMUNITY VALUES"
RED BANK TREE PLAN GETS PLANTED
Spring blooms along West Front Street at the entrance to Riverside Gardens Park last week. (Click to enlarge) The Red Bank Shade Tree Committee hopes to plant 200 new treesContinue reading "RED BANK TREE PLAN GETS PLANTED"
NIGHT OUT: WALK, EAT & MEET THE COPS
National Night Out begins and ends at Red Bank’s borough hall, and includes a two-mile walk through town followed by a cookout. (Click to enlarge) Tonight, Red Bank is oneContinue reading "NIGHT OUT: WALK, EAT & MEET THE COPS"
THIS WEEKEND: WESTSIDE TREE LIGHTING
A scene from last year’s edition of the Westside Community Group tree lighting. (Click to enlarge) It doesn’t draw nearly the crowd of its downtown cousin, but what the annualContinue reading "THIS WEEKEND: WESTSIDE TREE LIGHTING"
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FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...
TUB TIME
RED BANK: A sparrow waits for the next available dirt tub while two others take their Sunday baths. (Click for video.)
CHECK IT OUT
A bench outside the Red Bank Public Library provided a serene view of our beautiful Navesink River Monday evening.
WAYWARD SLIM JIM
Anybody lose a Slim Jim? A “Sweet Mild O’ Mine” flavor Slim Jim was seen left unattended on this mailbox on Mechanic Stree ...
YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA!”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
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.