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FAIR HAVEN: COMPAÑEROS GETS $5,000
FAIR HAVEN: Dunkin' franchisees contribute $5,000 to Compañeros de Comida, a student-run volunteer organization that helps feed families in need.
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RED BANK: RECHNITZES GIVE $5M TO HOSPITAL
RED BANK: Two River Theater founders Joan and Bob Rechnitz donate $5 million to Riverview, and it's not the first time, either.
RED BANK: RACIAL ROOTS OF MEMORIAL DAY
RED BANK: As part of a series called "Let's Talk About Race," the library hosts a lecture Wednesday night on "The Surprising Origins of Memorial Day."
RED BANK: DONATED HOUSE COMING DOWN
RED BANK: A house left to Saint James Church put $359,000 in its coffers. It's now to be razed for parking and, eventually, development, new owner says.
RED BANK: FORTUNE HOUSE’S GOOD FORTUNE
RED BANK: The crumbling Fortune House gives journalism students a taste of what it's planned to become: a cultural and educational center.
RED BANK: FORTUNE HOUSE RESCUE PLAN OK’D
RED BANK: A plan to save the Fortune House, and build 31 apartments out back, wins zoning board approval..
RED BANK: FORTUNE HOUSE PLAN SCHEDULED
RED BANK: A developer's plan to preserve the Fortune House, and build 32 apartments, goes to the zoning board this week.
RED BANK: BUILDER EYES FORTUNE HOUSE SITE
RED BANK: Developer Roger Mumford has a plan to save the Fortune House, but it comes with a catch.
RED BANK: STATE BIDS FOR FORTUNE HOUSE
The home of pioneering human rights journalist T. Thomas Fortune has been vacant for many years. Below, an undated photo of Fortune, who owned it from 1901 to 1911.  (Photo aboveContinue reading "RED BANK: STATE BIDS FOR FORTUNE HOUSE"
Red Bank’s Count Basie Theatre is $1 million richer this month, thanks to a Brielle-based charity. The Charles Lafitte Foundation, founded by Vonage board chairman Jeffrey Citron and his wife,Continue reading "RED BANK: BASIE NETS $1M FOR STUDENT ARTS"
Sunday’s edition of the New York Times includes an article on the divergent fates of two historic New Jersey homes, one of them the Red Bank abode of early 20th-centuryContinue reading "RED BANK: NYTIMES NOTES FORTUNE EFFORT"
RED BANK: $100K PLEDGE FOR FORTUNE HOUSE
A volunteer group hopes to acquire the onetime home of pioneering human rights journalist T. Thomas Fortune for use as a cultural center. Below, an undated photo of Fortune.  (Photo aboveContinue reading "RED BANK: $100K PLEDGE FOR FORTUNE HOUSE"
RED BANK: NEWEST COP LEARNING THE BEAT
Looking a little sleepy at the end of his first day on the job, Hunter relaxes with his handler, Patrolman Stan Balmer. Below, the pair with the new vehicle thatContinue reading "RED BANK: NEWEST COP LEARNING THE BEAT"
RED BANK: LUNCH BREAK GETS $1 MILLION
The donation will ensure completion of a major expansion of the soup kitchen now underway, officials said. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD RedContinue reading "RED BANK: LUNCH BREAK GETS $1 MILLION"
RED BANK: MATTRESS MAVEN PICKS UP K9 TAB
Michael Fux, above on Broad Street  in 2011. His donation cleared the way for the addition of Rugger, an 11-month-old German shepherd, to the RBPD. (Rugger photo courtesy of RBPD.Continue reading "RED BANK: MATTRESS MAVEN PICKS UP K9 TAB"
FROM JOHNSTOWN TO JERSEY, STORM RELIEF
Students from Red Bank Charter School helped unload a tractor-trailer full of donated food and personal care items at Lunch Break Monday morning. The material came from Johnstown, Pennsylvania-area residents,Continue reading "FROM JOHNSTOWN TO JERSEY, STORM RELIEF"
GROCERY SCION DONATES $1M TO RIVERVIEW
The gift puts Riverview’s campaign to pay for a new day-stay surgery center past its $15 million goal. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD A Navesink couple is theContinue reading "GROCERY SCION DONATES $1M TO RIVERVIEW"
TWO HOUSES DONATED TO LUNCH BREAK
The two properties adjoining Lunch Break, at right above, will be used to provide social services and clothing to the needy, if plans are approved. (Click to enlarge) Space isContinue reading "TWO HOUSES DONATED TO LUNCH BREAK"
The hospital has raised $6 million of its $15 million capital campaign from two Middletown couples. (File photo. Click to enlarge) Little more than a week after disclosing it hadContinue reading "RIVERVIEW NETS ANOTHER $1M FROM DONORS"
THEATER FOUNDERS GIVE RIVERVIEW $5M
Bob Rechnitz, right, with wife Joan and Two River Theater board member Paul Kaylor at Saturday night’s opening of ‘Candida.’ (Click to enlarge) A planned $15 million revamping of theContinue reading "THEATER FOUNDERS GIVE RIVERVIEW $5M"
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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.
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 ...