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RED BANK: FOR 1,261, IT’S BACK TO SCHOOL
RED BANK: As borough school district welcomes students for new year, Rumage addresses security, preschool, enrollment and staffing.
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RED BANK: CHARTER SCHOOL WINS EXTENSION
RED BANK: Charter school wins renewal over opposition by district and council; Martello cites "rigorous" state review and calls for end to "divisiveness."
RED BANK: Superintendent asks council to oppose charter school renewal, citing a 'travesty' of segregative effects over a quarter-century.
RED BANK: SCHOOLS AMONG ‘MOST IMPROVED”
RED BANK: Borough school district one of 11 statewide chosen for Lighthouse award, based on greatest gains in students' academic performance.
RED BANK: Rejecting allegations of enrollment bias, state education commissioner upholds charter school renewal through 2022.
RED BANK: Charter school to hold its annual enrollment lottery this week.
RED BANK: PREP FOR PRESCHOOL
RED BANK: Do you have a preschooler entering the school district in September? Be sure to attend this information session.
RED BANK: PREP FOR PRESCHOOL
RED BANK: Do you have a preschooler entering the school district in September? Be sure to register for one of these information sessions.
RED BANK: PREP FOR PRESCHOOL
RED BANK: Do you have a preschooler entering the school district in September? Be sure to register for one of these three information sessions.
RED BANK: INKY PROBES SEGREGATION CLAIMS
RED BANK: Philadelphia Inquirer probes segregation claims leveled at charter school.
RED BANK: CHARTER SCHOOL WINS GYM OK
RED BANK: Over objections reflecting long-standing resentments, charter school wins OK to create gym in a building it's buying.
RED BANK: CHARTER, RAYRAP ON AGENDA
RED BANK: The charter school and developer Ray Rapcavage go before the zoning board with plans that have generated a fair amount of heat recently.
RED BANK: CHARTER DATA RELEASE ORDERED
RED BANK: A state agency orders charter school to provide enrollment demographics after borough resident's complaint about lack of transparency.
RED BANK: CHARTER SCHOOL TO BUY BUILDING
RED BANK: The charter school plans to pay $1.73 million for a commercial building that abuts its property to create a gym.
RED BANK: The ACLU and a marquee civil rights lawyer take up the case of two organizations hoping to close the charter school over charges of segregation.
RED BANK: ACLU ENTERS CHARTER BATTLE
RED BANK: The ACLU has joined two other organizations battling the charter school over charges of segregation and will appeal this week's charter renewal.
RED BANK: CHARTER WINS FIVE MORE YEARS
RED BANK: Amid controversy over its impact on it host district, charter school wins state approval to operate for another five years.
RED BANK: Three months after a complaint, feds say they're investigating allegations of segregation related to charter school.
RED BANK: CHARTER FOES ALLEGE FALSE DATA
RED BANK: Charter school opponents allege the "outright fabrication" of data used by the school in pursuit of a five-year extension.
RED BANK: DISTRICT CALLS FOR CHARTER END
RED BANK: District superintendent asks state to reject charter renewal because the borough "can no longer support two separate school districts."
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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 ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.