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RED BANK: MIDDLE SCHOOL GROUNDS GET MAKEOVER
RED BANK: Work begins on a running/walking track, pickleball courts, basketball courts and a gazebo behind the Red Bank Middle School. (click to read)
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RED BANK: AID CUTS REKINDLE CHARTER DEBATE
RED BANK: School district again decries double whammy of state funding cuts and forking over millions to charter school.
RED BANK: SCHOOLS EYE “DEVASTATING” STATE AID CUTS
RED BANK: Borough schools face cutbacks if a proposed massive cut in state aid is not restored.
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: 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: 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.
RED BANK: DISTRICT TAX UP TWO PERCENT
RED BANK: Still well below "adequacy" funding, school district keeps tax increase at two percent for second consecutive year, Rumage says.
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.
RED BANK: TEACHER NAMED COUNTY’S BEST
RED BANK: Borough middle school educator Alyssa Geary has been named 2021 Governor's Teacher of the Year for Monmouth County.
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.
LITTLE SILVER: Q&A WITH NEW RBR PRINCIPAL
LITTLE SILVER: A Q&A with the new principal at Red Bank Regional, who will be familiar to some students from their time in middle school.
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.
LITTLE SILVER: A MUSE FOR ALL AGES
LITTLE SILVER: Borough woman launches art-instruction studio in a space with odd-shaped rooms, tons of natural light and a pizzeria downstairs.
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.
RED BANK: MONMOUTH MUSIC TO CLOSE
RED BANK: After 31 years in business, Monmouth Music is closing, unable to compete with online sales, and will reopen as a STEM-based music academy.
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.
FAIR HAVEN: SCHOOL STARTUP SPINS A PROFIT
FAIR HAVEN: A student-run "company" that was launched to teach kids entrepreneurship landed a legit contract with a Silicon Valley startup this year.
RED BANK: GOP ‘CANDIDATE’ BLASTS… GOP
Camera-shy then as now, Irwin Katz hides behind a sign at his short-lived Monmouth Street store in 2007. Below is the August 10 GOP Facebook post that angered Katz. (Photo by John T.Continue reading "RED BANK: GOP ‘CANDIDATE’ BLASTS… GOP"
RED BANK: BASIE UNVEILS NEW ARTS SPACE
Guests mingled in the new Count Basie Theatre Performing Arts Academy Monday. Below, Yvonne Lamb Scudiery and Mayor Pasquale Menna spoke at the unveiling. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click toContinue reading "RED BANK: BASIE UNVEILS NEW ARTS SPACE"
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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 ...