Heavy turnout forced the relocation of the RBR board meeting to the media center, above. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)
By JOHN T. WARD
Red Bank Regional students and parents packed a board of ed meeting Wednesday night in a bid to save the ice hockey and golf programs from a budgetary axe.
With a preliminary spending plan calling for a 6.5-percent tax increase, board members defended the cuts as necessary before parents appeared to coalesce around a plan to save the sports through outside fundraisers.
Superintendent Lou Moore at Wednesday’s RBR board meeting. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)
By JOHN T. WARD
The union representing teachers at Red Bank Regional accused Superintendent Lou Moore Wednesday night of running the three-town high school district with an “authoritarian” approach and a “general lack of integrity.”
The bombshell accusations were made at a board of ed meeting hours after the Red Bank Regional Education Association’s members “overwhelmingly” cast a no-confidence vote against Moore, said math teacher Sunny Lenhard.
Once a year, the Curchin Group in Lincroft, a CPA practice, moves its desks and files aside and transforms its Half Mile Road office into a miniature golf course, where it hosts a fundraiser called the Curchin Open.
For the second straight year, the Curchin Open, an annual indoor golf event held in the Lincroft offices of the CPA firm Curchin Group, netted $15,000 for charity as players navigated a course of holes set up between cubicles and along hallways.
Let’s face it, golf is about exercise without breaking a sweat, right? So why not do it in the climate-controlled comfort of an office, beverage in hand?
The Curchin Open, an indoor golf tournament held annually in the Lincroft offices of the CPA firm Curchin Group, returns for its ninth edition Wednesday. And amid the scratch-off games, raffles and fine refreshments, players will once again get to play nine, fun-filled holes laid out among the cubicles.
The proceeds of the event (at $20 per player) will be split between the Samaritan Center at the Jersey Shore and HABcore Inc. The open runs from 4 to 7 p.m. at 200 Schulz Drive, suite 400. To reserve a tee time, call Dawn Grosso at 732-747-0500. (Click to enlarge)
The Curchin Open, an annual indoor golf event held in the Lincroft offices of the CPA firm Curchin Group, netted $15,000 for charity as players navigated a course of holes set up between cubicles and in hallways; one wore her favorite golf shoes.
It was a get-outside kind of day on the Green Tuesday, and locals took advantage of summerlike temperatures in the high 70s.
A biker, above, got some air on West Front Street in Red Bank, above, and a duffer tried to find his way back to the hole at the Navesink Country Club, below. But the blooming forsythia at right above offered a reminder that the start of summer is still more than two months away.
Our sudden-onset spring continues Wednesday with temperatures again climbing to nearly 80 degrees and possible thunderstorms, the Weather Channel forecasts. (Click to enlarge)